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Loppemsestraat 52 | Zedelgem, Bruges 8210, Belgium
+32 50 67 34 46
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Ranked #58 of 549 Restaurants in Bruges
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $142 - $277
Tue 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
Tue - Sat 7:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Sat 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
Cuisines: Belgian, Contemporary
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Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
Description: Hertog Jan is a contemporary restaurant nestled in a classified monumental farm, just 15 minutes outside Bruges. The cooking style is modern, based on home grown vegetables, herbs and flowers, combined with the best seafood & meat. The drinks list includes Belgian bears and naturally made wines from all over the world. The philosophy is based on elegance, simplicity within the sustainable guidelines, in respect with all stakeholders and the surrounding nature.

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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22 reviews 22 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 15, 2014 NEW

This is a world-class establishment serving contemporary cuisine in a modern setting just outside Bruges. The courses were complex and sometimes included one or two table-side pours or additional condiments for oil, vinegar, or herbs. The staff were attentive and knowledgable. We visited with a party of two, and one member of our party counts this as the best meal... More 

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Leuven, Belgium
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125 reviews 125 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
146 helpful votes 146 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 4, 2014

We had a marvellous meal at the old location last year and wanted to visit off course again in its new location. It was a pity that it was dark when we arrived and left because in wintertime obviously the large glass front and back wall did not come to his right and could be dangerous as one other guest... More 

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36 reviews 36 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2014

I follow Hertog Jan since many years, have had lunches and dinners at the restaurant since young chef Gert De Mangeleer and young sommelier Joachim Boudens started working with original owner (and wine teacher) Guido Franque, I've seen Gert evolving from a technically very talented young chef to a gifted creator of perfect product-driven dishes and consequently to one of... More 

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Hong Kong, China
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144 reviews 144 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
258 helpful votes 258 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed November 5, 2014

First, I'd like to mention I didn't try this restaurant which is probably excellent but based on what I think is a 3 stars Michelin restaurant, I have to say Hertog Jan strictly didn't care about customer service. I wanted to plan a lunch in this acclaimed restaurant for my birthday but needed to have a few more details regarding... More 

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London, United Kingdom
13 reviews 13 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 4, 2014

This is a three star Michelin restaurant and deserves to be. The food is beautifully presented and tastes perfectly delicious. The presentation is perfection itself and the service is polite and thoughtful. The wine list is grand with some special wines on offer. However this all does not come cheap. It is the most expensive restaurant I have visited for... More 

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Leuven, Belgium
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111 reviews 111 reviews
82 restaurant reviews
62 helpful votes 62 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 3, 2014

Fantastic food from great ingredients, which are for a large part grown in the restaurant's own garden. Surprising without going into technical hocus pocus - innovative combinations, intriguing taste tensions, … Chef Gert De Mangeleer really is top grade. The restaurant itself is a beautiful and intelligently designed renovation of a farmhouse. The result is a large dining hall that... More 

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Bratislava, Slovakia
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34 reviews 34 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 10, 2014

Minimalist dining room with picture window looking out over the impressive kitchen garden, Food was tasty and interesting. We took the 6-course menu. I didn't like all the dishes - in fact I didn't eat one of them, but that was ok because my partner ate my course as well as his - i didn't like the mixture of seafood,... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2014

Unbelievably good, if not rather expensive. Simple minimalist surroundings with the garden centre stage. The food was similar, super fresh, well conceived and precise. Service was friendly, non-invasive and well-paced

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Ghent, Belgium
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72 reviews 72 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
124 helpful votes 124 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2014

I have been following Geert and Jochim since their fairly humble beginnings so it is great to see them emerge from blushing débutants, to fully fledged divas in their gorgeous new surroundings in the Belgian polders. Visitors to Belgium - if you want a gastronomic tour of what our country has to offer, you MUST include the latest 3* Michelin.... More 

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Manama, Bahrain
15 reviews 15 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2014

The details in every dish was exquisite! the food very fresh PERFECT! great atmosphere , wonderful service. would definitely come back!

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Additional Information about HERTOG JAN

Address: Loppemsestraat 52 | Zedelgem, Bruges 8210, Belgium
Phone Number: +32 50 67 34 46
Location: Europe  >  Belgium  >  Flanders  >  West Flanders Province  >  Bruges
Open Hours:
Tuesday 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm  7:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Wednesday 7:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Thursday 7:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Friday 7:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Saturday 7:00 pm - 9:30 pm  12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
Average Prices: USD 142 - 277
Cuisine: Belgian, Contemporary

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