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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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Sunday
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Hours:
Tue - Fri 11:30 am - 2:00 pm
Tue - Sat 6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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Nuneaton, United Kingdom
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43 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Tried to get a table here last night at 7pm but was told that the earliest time I could get a table was 8pm so we decided to book for tonight. Menu isn't too large, always a good sign along with a wait as it usually means everything is freshly prepared and cooked. Loved the glazed belly pork and also... More 

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Thank Jeanette T
1 review
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

we had the tapas 6 course chef's World tour surprise menu @Next Door . One word: fantastic. Food is fresh and very tasty. Service is great as well.

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Thank Douwe P
Boston, Massachusetts
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51 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

I got this place from Rick Steves book on Bruge. Its a little bit out of the center of town, but easy to find. Its not a tourist trap, really a place that locals go. Fantastic food - the meatloaf, one of their specialties, was outstanding.

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Thank Glandman
London, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 1 week ago

- Recommended for foodies - Nice modern take on Belgium classic dishes - Lovely wine and ambiance - Make a reservation

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Thank FromNY2London
Escondido, California
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115 reviews
93 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A very lively place. Lots of locals. The food was very good. We had the cod and the meatloaf. Both very tasty. Rustic but modern atmosphere.

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Thank SteveTignor
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27 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Ate here last night (a Tuesday) & we were lucky to get a free table. Proper good food like we have become accustomed to in Ireland! Tapas dishes were gorgeous. Don't waste money on the rubbish, over-priced restaurants in the main square or other busy spots. Stop at those for coffee or drinks instead. Street was dead quiet but so... More 

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Thank RionaR
Lincoln, United Kingdom
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25 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We were seated upstairs out of the way of the main restaurant. Although they were busy we did get reasonable service. The starters and mains were lovely. The wine was good. I would recommend booking as we wouldn't have got a table if we hadn't. This was the case nearly everywhere on the saturday night!

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Thank Karen J
Belfast, United Kingdom
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32 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
Reviewed March 23, 2017 via mobile

Excellent friendly restaurant that is difficult to find but well worth the trip. Once you find it you will not be disappointed. We both had fish, all was cooked perfectly. Highly recommended.

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Thank Stephen D
Madrid, Spain
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed March 13, 2017 via mobile

I love to eat at big Tommy's as I always know I'll receive a delectable treat. Everything I've tried is amazing and the staff are always on fleek. After you've had the party in your mouth that is the meat loaf finish it off with the after party that is the lava cake. Love you guys

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Thank Marc M
London
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127 reviews
62 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 200 helpful votes
Reviewed March 8, 2017 via mobile

Tom's Diner is slightly off the beaten track but very well worth beating a path to. The restaurant is in a spacious well converted historic building, and is busy and buzzy with friendly and efficient staff. As noted by other reviews the meatloaf is a highlight, and the baked Camembert is also terrific. Prices are also very reasonable for the... More 

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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
Belgian, European, International, Fusion, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Romantic, Families with children, Local cuisine, Special occasions
Open Hours
Tuesday
11:30 am - 2:00 pm
6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
11:30 am - 2:00 pm
6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Thursday
11:30 am - 2:00 pm
6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Friday
11:30 am - 2:00 pm
6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Saturday
6:00 pm - 10:00 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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