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Sint-Amandsstraat 27, Bruges 8000, Belgium
050 34 87 69
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Ranked #99 of 553 Restaurants in Bruges
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $11 - $34
Cuisines: European
Good for: Families with children, Romance, Local cuisine, Dining on a budget
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Reservations, Dessert
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Good for: Families with children, Romance, Local cuisine, Dining on a budget
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Reservations, Dessert
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  • Dutch first
  • English first
  • French first
  • German first
  • Italian first
  • Russian first
  • Spanish first
  • Any
English first
Contributor
18 reviews 18 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 28, 2014

Wonderful little place. Everything is prepared & served with care & attention to detail. Try the tulip hot chocolate & Belgian waffles with fresh fruit. It's really something special!

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Wokingham, United Kingdom
Senior Contributor
22 reviews 22 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 10, 2014

best hot chocolate in the world - all moulded into flowers that you drop into milk - just don't think about the calories!

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essex england
Senior Contributor
26 reviews 26 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 15, 2014

Bittersweet is no more. Priced out of the Market the owner is moving the restaurant out of Brugge and staff will run a Waffle Bar I expect it will still be the lovely Tulip hot chocolate. I hope so. Bitter Sweet will be missed by lots of folk

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Kingston upon Thames, United Kingdom
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23 reviews 23 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 24, 2014

Our third visit to this very nice little restaurant. We enjoyed coffee & croissant for breakfast and returned on three consecutive days ( which says it all ) Service is spot on, very friendly with nice little added touches to enjoy a relaxing breakfast. We stayed at the nearby Dukes Palace and discovered this quant little tea room on our... More 

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Kingswood
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13 reviews 13 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 25, 2014

A friend and I shared an excellent lunch of the most delicious quiche I ever had. The restaurant is run by a husband and wife team and so you are assured of the best possible service and food. Go - you will not regret it!

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London, United Kingdom
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15 reviews 15 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed February 16, 2014 via mobile

In short, the lady running this place is so rude rude my girlfriend and I just left before even ordering. It's not what she said, but how. The place had two customers, and we came in to get a hot chocolate seeing everyone raves about it. She had put reserve signs on every table and refused to let us sit... More 

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Krakow, Poland
1 review
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed February 9, 2014

We were almost literally thrown out of the place by a staff member, probably the owner! Tempted by positive reviews and the "Certificate of Excellence" we went there yesterday just to drink a tea. The place was almost full. From the outside it seemed cosy, but inside it was very average and nothing special as far as interior design goes.... More 

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Poole, United Kingdom
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10 reviews 10 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 9, 2014

Found this tiny place whilst looking for a lunch stop one day. Food very tasty & beautifully presented (delicious fresh seeded bread). Tables are cramped together (no good for luggage, buggies or those with impaired mobility), but clean. We were asked to (politely) move to another smaller table to make way for a bigger group, which could be a problem... More 

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Cambridge, United Kingdom
Senior Contributor
26 reviews 26 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 31, 2014

I walked in here for brunch and without even being greeted with a 'hello' or anything I was just coldly told 'no space'. Thats it. I should have paid heed to some of the terrible reviews i have read and should have never gone there. Dont go here. Theres plenty of tea rooms in Bruges who will atleast greet you... More 

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Kingston uopn hull
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5 reviews 5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 30, 2014

This place was recommended by our hotel. It was lovely, not many seats but we managed to get seated. We missed lunch so had drinks and pancakes. All fabulous.

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Address: Sint-Amandsstraat 27, Bruges 8000, Belgium
Phone Number: 050 34 87 69
Location: Europe  >  Belgium  >  Flanders  >  West Flanders Province  >  Bruges
Average Prices: USD 11 - 34
Cuisine: European

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