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Tanuki

#125 of 522 Restaurants in Bruges
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Oude Gentweg 1, Bruges 8000, Belgium
003250347512
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Monday
Closed
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Hours:
Wed - Sun 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
6:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Reservations

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Visitor rating
  • 76
    Excellent
  • 27
    Very good
  • 14
    Average
  • 5
    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
Delicious

... Although quite expensive. Creative cuisine and outstanding furniture and decoration, welcoming, understanding, and discreet staff.

5 of 5 starsReviewed April 5, 2015
Séverine M
Good for:
  • Entertaining clients
  • Special occasions
  • Doing business
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128 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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English first
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 5, 2015

... Although quite expensive. Creative cuisine and outstanding furniture and decoration, welcoming, understanding, and discreet staff.

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Bruges, Belgium
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81 reviews 81 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
55 helpful votes 55 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 2, 2015

The setting is great, the meal was nice, but for 196 euro for 2, we just expected more. When I compare this to Taro in London, the food tasted as good and the price tag was so much lower ... Maybe they work with better quality ingredients, but I don't taste the difference, so I wouldn't visit Tanuki again.

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32 reviews 32 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2015

We went for lunch in Bruges and chose Tanuki by chance. It was a very good surprise for us. We could eat very well prepared Japanese dishes there. The service was very efficient and the price was fair.

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London, United Kingdom
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179 reviews 179 reviews
79 restaurant reviews
85 helpful votes 85 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2015

Only the best Authentic Japanese restaurant in Bruges!! From outside it look nothing special but you need to step inside. Interior is tidy with Japanese-ness with lots of old Japanese antique-ish kitchen cupboards etc. Most of the staff are Japanese but there were 2 non Japanese but also speak Japanese. Their operation behind the kitchen is very Japanese who are... More 

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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 2, 2015

The restaurant was beautiful and felt authentic and traditional Japanese. The staff were friendly and helpful in advising on our choice of tea and food. We were able to review the raw ingredients of our tepanyaki and had the most delicious rare beef. Japanese pickles were beautiful too. Although very pricey, this was well worth it!

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Bangkok, Thailand
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19 reviews 19 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 2, 2015

We both Japanese lover.The place was lovely with the nice atmosphere.Kitchen and food was very well preparation in the traditional original style. We both like to site at the counter and look over what happening in there.Amazing dish past by all the time.We want to order all.All look delicious and our eyes always bigger than our stomach. Food we got... More 

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Leuven, Belgium
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 29, 2015

If we ever visit Bruges again, this place is definetely on the to do list! Really good food in a nice atmosphere. We were there for lunch and had the Bento Box, which contains all kinds of Japanese food - perfect for people who can't decide what to order from the menu or if you want to try something else... More 

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Leuven
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97 reviews 97 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
61 helpful votes 61 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 18, 2014

We went here yesterday and went for the luch menu. We all took something different and afterwards everybody was very pleased with their choises. First you get an appetiser, then a starter, a miso soup (which was one of the best i had), the main course with rice and pickles and a dessert. The lunch menu's are a bit under... More 

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110 reviews 110 reviews
64 restaurant reviews
94 helpful votes 94 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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25 reviews 25 reviews
8 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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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

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Entertaining clients, Special occasions, Doing business
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?