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Restaurant Curiosa

#165 of 530 Restaurants in Bruges
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Vlamingstraat 22, Bruges 8000, Belgium
0475-577-241
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Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Reservations

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  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Good food, nice people

We came to Curiosa the night after one of the best meals I can remember so expectations really weren't that high, however we had a great night; I had a perfectly cooked steak and my wife's prawns were a good balance of flavours. A special mention for Sarah who was great fun!

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 29, 2015
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Trottiscliffe
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8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015 NEW

We came to Curiosa the night after one of the best meals I can remember so expectations really weren't that high, however we had a great night; I had a perfectly cooked steak and my wife's prawns were a good balance of flavours. A special mention for Sarah who was great fun!

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015 NEW

We had the set menu deal for €21.75 and felt this was a great deal. The setting was nice and the service was excellent since there was only one waitress on!

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Kent
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27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2015

Easily missed in the hustle and bustle of Vlamingstraat this little restaurant is tucked away in the cellars. It was warm and friendly on a winters day and served a proper lunch rather than the fast food type meal which is available in many cafes. If you want good, tasty Belgian food in an attractive setting then this is worth... More 

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Perth, Australia
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21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 7, 2015

We stumbled across this restaurant on our first night in Brugge and it was an amazing find. The food was absolutely delicious (we had the Flemish stew and grilled chicken) the portions were very generous and the grilled chicken came with a huge side of chips and a tasty fresh salad. The waitress was very accommodating and friendly and made... More 

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Hinckley, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 64 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 22, 2015

Just a short walk from Markt Square down a flight of stairs off the street. The vaulted ceilings make this restaurant very pleasant. Service, though not bad, is a bit patchy and impersonal, more geared to high volume than leisurely dining. The food, again, is not bad, but at the price is poor value. I chose Flemish stew with the... More 

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ErwinL1969, Owner at Restaurant Curiosa, responded to this review

Thank you for your comment. Although, I don't think we are that expensive, comparing to other places, and knowing that our dishes are 'all-in', meaning, served with bread, salad, chips, sauce...as much as you need. Indeed, the stew some times sells that well that we need to make fresh in short time, meaning that it can't marinate long enough, but,... More 

Manchester, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2015

We stumbled on this by accident, just off the main square. It's down steps into a basement. What a find! I had the lobster festival (set menu) which started with a lobster cappuccino. I had no idea what this was. When it arrived I was slightly disappointed as it was a soup, until I tasted it. Wow, what a taste... More 

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ErwinL1969, Owner at Restaurant Curiosa, responded to this review

Thank you for these nice words. Some times good places are very well hidden ;) Best regards More 

Canterbury, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 31, 2015

Yesterday, our group did a day trip to Belgium. Many places didn't open until noon, and we stumbled upon Curiosa while actually waiting for another place to open. I'm SO happy we found it! We were the only table in there, and inside was a very intimate, tasteful yet comfortable set up. Although I was with a group of girls,... More 

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ErwinL1969, Owner at Restaurant Curiosa, responded to this review

Hello, nice to hear that you've enjoyed your time at Curiosa. Thank you for this review. Best regards More 

Louhans, France
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 24, 2015 via mobile

We had a team lunch here on a thursday in January and had the place to ourselves. A beautiful restaurant in the cave under the Vlamingstraat. The lunch menu is with a wide choice and all the food consumed was excellent (pasta with scampi, lasagne, crab croquettes and grilled salmon) and freshly prepared. The service was always there when needed... More 

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ErwinL1969, Owner at Restaurant Curiosa, responded to this review

Thank you for these nice words about Curiosa. Best regards More 

Crawley, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2015

We had a lovely meal at the Curiosa celler restaurant, with friends on 30th December. We had booked in advance. Service was a bit slow but over all food was good but a bit pricey. We have visited the Curiosa a few times over past 12 years. It has been refurbished very nicely. It is worth a visit for its... More 

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ErwinL1969, Owner at Restaurant Curiosa, responded to this review

Thank you for the review. Best regards More 

Castle Cary, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2015

We have recently experienced one of, if not the best new Year's Eves' we have ever had. What made it so special? Well, spending it in the superb medieval town of Brugge helped but the real gem in the crown was the restaurant we chose for the evening meal. Restaurant Curiosa was absolutely outstanding from the point where my wife... More 

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Thank you for the review. Nice to hear you've enjoyed your NYE at Curiosa. Best regards More 

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Address: Vlamingstraat 22, Bruges 8000, Belgium
Phone Number: 0475-577-241
Location: Europe  >  Belgium  >  Flanders  >  West Flanders Province  >  Bruges
Cuisine: French

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  • Address: Vlamingstraat 22, Bruges 8000, Belgium
  • Location: Europe  >  Belgium  >  Flanders  >  West Flanders Province  >  Bruges
  • Phone Number: 0475-577-241

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  • Cuisine: French

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