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Tanuki

Oude Gentweg 1, Bruges 8000, Belgium
003250347512
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Ranked #118 of 532 Restaurants in Bruges
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $37 - $147
Hours:
Wed - Sun 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
6:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Cuisines: Japanese
Good for: Doing business, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Dinner, Reservations
Restaurant details
Good for: Doing business, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Dinner, Reservations
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Date | Rating
  • Dutch first
  • English first
  • French first
  • German first
  • Japanese first
  • Russian first
  • Spanish first
  • Any
English first
Top Contributor
102 reviews 102 reviews
60 restaurant reviews
85 helpful votes 85 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2014

Finally managed to have a table after many tries. Were not disappointed by the excellent food and friendly service but ... Stayed nearly 3 hours at our table to get a nice menu with small portions ... and a very expensive bill ! Great place but slighty overated.

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Antwerp, Belgium
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23 reviews 23 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2014 via mobile

Simply love this restaurant. Excellent food with attention to detail in a nice atmosphere. Try to sit in front of the kitchen to see the chef prepare his tepanyaki dishes. Fresh, authentic dishes for a reasonabale price. Already looking forward to go back.

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Koksijde, Belgium
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43 reviews 43 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
53 helpful votes 53 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2014

I’ve been several times in Japan and I always enjoyed the special atmosphere and interior decoration in Japanese restaurants as well as their food. Together with my son and his Japanese wife we went to the Japanese restaurant Tanuki in Bruges and discovered immediately all these wonderful experiences again. In general Japanese restaurants are expensive so is Tanuki, but we... More

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Gent, Oost-Vlaanderen, Belgium
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34 reviews 34 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2014

So, the hors d'oeuvre was a bit expensive or the small amount of food you got, but it was perfect when it comes to taste. The main course on the other hand, was huge! We ordered shabu shabu, and thought at first we wouldn't have enough. But they soon went by and added vegetables, bouillon and meat! Fine quality, good... More

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Sijsele, Belgium
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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2014

Actually we won lunch for 2 persons in this Japanese restaurant a while ago. I took the Bento box menu which is splendid (see picture): 2 layers of very good and very light food. You eat a lot of different things, portions are ok, but when you finish the meal, you´re not feeling you ate too much. Dessert was a... More

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London, United Kingdom
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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2014 via mobile

Oh dear, what a disappointment! We ordered their 80 Euro per head chef's selection menu expecting a feast. The courses varied between uninspiring and fairly good but this was as good as it got. The service was pleasant but incredibly slow, taking 3.5h, yes 3.5h from start to finish. This might be understandable if the portions were huge - but... More

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Gent, Belgium
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39 reviews 39 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2014

This restaurant is simply great! The food is super (very high standard) and the service is excellent. This is more like a "Michelin" experience with Japanese food. Every little taste is a real enjoyment. There are only 2 Japanese restaurants in the Benelux on this level I think. Yamazato in Amsterdam and Tanuki in Brugge.

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Antwerp, Belgium
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 20, 2014

For the time of a meal you think you are in Japan : the food and the atmosphere is so authentic that you forget you are in Europe. Tondemonai!

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Bredene, Belgium
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69 reviews 69 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 14, 2014

We go there for special occasions and are never dissapointed until the bill arrives. Lunch is a more economical solution. But we keep on going for the quality of the food and the authentic atmosphere. Great sashimi and tempura. Tapanyaki also excellent. This is NOT a sushi bar but an authentic japaneese upscale restaurant. 75-100€ pp! But we will keep... More

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Brussels, Belgium
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120 reviews 120 reviews
103 restaurant reviews
39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 12, 2014

Beautiful Bruges has a wealth of lovely places to eat at and Japanese is featured high on the culinary list thanks to Tanuki. Pass the door and you’ll be transported to the other side of the world, ready to indulge in the flavors of Japanese teppanyaki. The wooden beams, overall décor and large open kitchen give it that authentic feel,... More

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