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“Good portions” 4 of 5 stars
Review of Benvenuto

Benvenuto
St. Amandsstr., Bruges, Belgium
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Ranked #81 of 549 Restaurants in Bruges
Cuisines: Italian
Dining options: Reservations, Late Night
Restaurant details
Dining options: Reservations, Late Night
Fleet, United Kingdom
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19 reviews 19 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 10 cities Reviews in 10 cities
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
“Good portions”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2014

Been here 3 times and has never failed to deliver good food in good sized portions. Olde worlde feel but has been redecorated tastefully.

Visited June 2014
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Date | Rating
  • Dutch first
  • English first
  • French first
  • Italian first
  • Spanish first
  • Any
English first
Bury, United Kingdom
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5 reviews 5 reviews
Reviews in 4 cities Reviews in 4 cities
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
“Excellent value”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2014

Our group of four dined here twice during our 4 nights in Bruges. Both times we were impressed with the atmosphere, the food and the service. On the whole we found eating places in Bruges to be fairly expensive but Benvenuto was, we considered, very reasonable. Its position just off the Markt makes it very convenient and the tables are spaced out nicely in a lovely room.On both occasions we were made very welcome and the food was fresh and delicious. I wouldn't hesitate to recommend Benvenuto.

  • Visited June 2014
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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Geneva, Switzerland
Senior Reviewer
6 reviews 6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 2 cities Reviews in 2 cities
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
“A great evening”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2014

Super friendly staff, not expensive, great food, plenty of vegetarian options, generous servings and we really appreciated being given time to finish our pre-dinner drinks before the food came! Most places made us feel like we were being pushed out the door, but not so at Benvenuto. We had a lovely dinner one night, then returned for dessert after dinner elsewhere the next night. Absolutely hands down the best Zabaglione we have ever had!

  • Visited June 2014
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 4 of 5 stars Food
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Sussex
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5 reviews 5 reviews
Reviews in 5 cities Reviews in 5 cities
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
“Lovely meal”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2014

We walked past this restaurant which is just off the Markt. We didn't see anywhere else we fancied so came back. It was busy but we were given a table in the window, perfect for people watching. We had a lovely meal and the only reason for not giving 5 stars is because the service was a little slow. The food was delicious and there was a really nice atmosphere. They only accepted payment by cash.

  • Visited June 2014
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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London, United Kingdom
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39 reviews 39 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 16 cities Reviews in 16 cities
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
“A very long evening”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2014 via mobile

We visited on a busy evening and it took 2 hours for a 2 course meal. Our order was taken quickly and we received our drinks promptly. However from then on it was painfully slow. The 2 young front of house staff were good but were up against a very slow kitchen. The senior front of house person seemed oblivious and spent most of the time chatting to the local priest. It was clear that everyone was suffering, we were not being singled out. Things did improve slightly when the boss arrived and he did offer free drinks to some disgruntled customers. The food was nice but not special, I would return provided I had plenty of time.

Overall the food is quiet nice but the delay does make it unlikely that I would return. Also they only accept cash which is not flagged up at the door or on the menu.

Visited May 2014
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