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Tom's Diner

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West-Gistelhof 23, Bruges 8000, Belgium
+32 50 33 33 82
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4:30 pm - 9:00 pm
11:30 am - 1:30 pm
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Sun - Fri 4:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Mon - Fri 11:30 am - 1:30 pm
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58 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Great evening, great service, great food! Restaurant was booked for 8:30pm, we were greeted and taken to our table, appetisers were tasty then onto mains... meat loaf with rhubarb compote... buttery mash and salad.... really enjoyed it! Massive portions too! Very cosy and welcoming restaurant on all accounts! Defiantly with a try! 👍🏻

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Thank World Traveller D
Harlow, United Kingdom
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32 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The Manager of the Jacobs Hotel close by recommended Tom's Diner to us. He said the food was good and made a reservation for us. On arrival at 7.00 for an evening meal the Diner was crowded. The service was good and the food was delicious. It is off the beaten track that is true but if you want good... More 

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Raleigh, North Carolina
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 202 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Tom's is north of the center of town in a small building so reservations are probably essential. It is an inviting spot and the menu is quite good with starters, tapas, and mains. The only unusual thing to us, as a party of six, is that we were only allowed to order four different dishes among our group including all... More 

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Thank CarolinaBecky
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Recommend the restaurant. Really fast service - we did the first seating at 6 PM. Food was according to expectations- the tapas was great, meatloaf was very good. The pasta dish with scampi was good. The tagliatelle missed a bit of salt and had a watery taste. Cozy location and also a place where you could talk to each other.... More 

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Thank LG S
Ely, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 1, 2016

We booked Tom's Diner before we travelled. It is very popular and does get busy. So why off the beaten track. We first dined here about 15 years ago...long before TA. it was great then and is great now. We started with some homemade mini bread sticks and olives with a beetroot dip...lovely and courtesy of the house. As a... More 

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Thank MrTmamil
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 30, 2016 via mobile

Really beautiful food and generous portions. The restaurant is not cheap, but well worth the money - lovely staff as well!

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Thank idashenriksen
London, UK
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 29, 2016 via mobile

Have eaten in this restaurant many times over the years and it never fails to impress me. Lovely atmosphere, good beers and wines and delicious food. A little bit out of the way and mostly local patrons, you always need to book a table, but well worth it.

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Thank Suzimaloozi
Beek, The Netherlands
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 29, 2016

Very fresh vegetables and tasty fish and shrimps. The staff was very friendly and helpful. When we will visit Brugge in the future we surely we will be back.

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Thank magdavannispen
Bruges, Belgium
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10 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 21, 2016 via mobile

Delicious!!! I am a driver and took an alcohol free cocktail and it was great. All the food was great. Only one sin to mention: we took the daily menu, which is main dish plus tapas or dessert. We ordered one menu with tapas and one with dessert. It occurred the dessert we chose, could not be combined with the... More 

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Nampa, Idaho
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 20, 2016

On our 30th anniversary we ate at many fine restaurants over a week's time in Brugge. Tom's Place was our favorite meal. Meatloaf with Rhubarb Sauce over mashed potatoes and gravy. It is about 10 minutes walk from the Market Square on a neighborhood street. Cozy, local chef with local flavors. Relaxed atmosphere with friendly staff.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
European, Belgian, International, Fusion, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Families with children, Special occasions, Local cuisine, Romantic
Open Hours
Sunday
4:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Monday
4:30 pm - 9:00 pm
11:30 am - 1:30 pm
Tuesday
4:30 pm - 9:00 pm
11:30 am - 1:30 pm
Wednesday
4:30 pm - 9:00 pm
11:30 am - 1:30 pm
Thursday
4:30 pm - 9:00 pm
11:30 am - 1:30 pm
Friday
4:30 pm - 9:00 pm
11:30 am - 1:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: West-Gistelhof 23, Bruges 8000, Belgium
  • Location: Europe  >  Belgium  >  Flanders  >  West Flanders Province  >  Bruges
  • Phone Number: +32 50 33 33 82

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