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Tanuki

#116 of 568 Restaurants in Bruges
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Oude Gentweg 1, Bruges 8000, Belgium
003250347512
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12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
6:30 pm - 9:30 pm
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Hours:
Wed - Sun 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
6:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Dining options: Dinner, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff

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Visitor rating
  • 92
    Excellent
  • 38
    Very good
  • 16
    Average
  • 6
    Poor
  • 6
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Mixed feelings, good food, overpriced..

With 4 people we had the menu, which was good, but regretfully contained only the basic sushi, with egg, with shrimp, salmon... Had expected more exclusive/specials in a menu that does not exactly specify what is in it, but is high in price. Service was ok, but had to do our best to get the... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed 4 weeks ago
ron t
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

With 4 people we had the menu, which was good, but regretfully contained only the basic sushi, with egg, with shrimp, salmon... Had expected more exclusive/specials in a menu that does not exactly specify what is in it, but is high in price. Service was ok, but had to do our best to get the attention of the waitresses... Overall... More 

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1 Thank ron t
Brugge
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27 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 18, 2015

The Tanuki is allready more than 30 years in business in Bruges and is very much appreciated by the people in Bruges. The chef and his team can make genuine japanese food but what I love most is how they can make high class european dishes in japanese style, this is ART. Therefor I would recommend you to try out... More 

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1 Thank ZepposBrugge
De Haan, Belgium
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88 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 18, 2015

I have been here at least a dozen times and always I had this feeling that good food is light and healthy and "succulent."

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1 Thank tikki2015
Amsterdam
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21 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 25, 2015 via mobile

We had dinner at this authentic Japanese restaurant. Sushi and sashimi perfect, tempura light, teppan yaki Also available. We sat at the Toog/bar, checking out the masters. Perfect night out!

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Thank DutchWanderlust
Ghent, Belgium
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3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 22, 2015

We was there with 5 for My Birthday Lunch , Nice Lovely Place Japanese style , so we decide to take Lunch Manu , 3 Japanese Bento box 27€ and 2 Sashimi 30€ , it on a good price , We Love Bento box it was great and many kind of jp food inside ,Sashimi was fresh and test so... More 

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Thank bewzaa
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14 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 10, 2015

The restaurant is located a bit apart from the centre of Bruges but at walking distance. Entering the restaurant, without flying JAL, you move from a Bruges like building outside Into a real Japanese atmosphere. The main chef is Belgian. Looking into the menu, you will find the main Japanese dishes, without any specific surprise. Two menus are proposed. With... More 

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Thank Eric K
Temse, Belgium
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28 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2015

The Angus beef with mushrooms were divine and the other dishes we had are also worth trying: the starter with tuna fish from the recommendations and the Sushi with Wasabi on the inside for the Wasabi fans.

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Thank EricBauwelinck
Bruges, Belgium
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13 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2015

We went with 4 people on a Friday night. The restaurant was full but there was a very peaceful and quiet atmosphere. We decided not to go for the menu but have a starter and a main course. As starter, I had the tempura, which I liked, but € 26 is too much for a shrimp, a small piece of... More 

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2 Thank Leen D
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2015

The moment you step into the door, you are transported to a typical japanese restaurant. The food is very good and so is the service. the only downside is the price. You should expect 100€ per person.

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1 Thank Xavier B
Beveren
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84 reviews
58 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2015

Although we enjoyed a very good lunch, we do not agree with those contributors who feel that this is the best Japanese restaurant in Belgium and even the best restaurant in Bruges. Reservation seems necessary because of the low number of 'couverts'. The service is very professional but at the same time 'from a distance', almost scientific. the food is... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Oude Gentweg 1, Bruges 8000, Belgium
  • Location: Europe  >  Belgium  >  Flanders  >  West Flanders Province  >  Bruges
  • Phone Number: 003250347512

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 37 - 147
  • Cuisine: Japanese, Asian, Sushi

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Business meetings, Special occasions
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
6:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Wednesday
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
6:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Thursday
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
6:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Friday
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
6:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Saturday
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
6:30 pm - 9:30 pm

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?