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Tom's Diner

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West-Gistelhof 23, Bruges 8000, Belgium
+32 50 33 33 82
11:30 am - 2:00 pm
6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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Tue - Fri 11:30 am - 2:00 pm
Tue - Sat 6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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Seal Beach, California
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64 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 77 helpful votes
Reviewed February 17, 2017

My husband and I came here for our anniversary dinner. We were at a bar earlier in the day and asked for a recommendation for dinner. This restaurant was lovely, the food was absolutely amazing, and the service was fantastic. I would recommend this to anyone that wants a nice, relaxed dinner. Ask for their recommendations. We basically let our... More 

York, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
Reviewed January 17, 2017

Great food & Wine - trendy relaxed atmosphere - very popular - a little hard to find but worth it - would book before travel.

Thank shirley h
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3 reviews
Reviewed January 7, 2017 via mobile

Great food, fantastic atmosphere, excellent service. We had the well known meatball and pasta scampi. Worth a visit.

Thank Misseeuw A
London, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
Reviewed December 31, 2016 via mobile

This great restaurant offered delicious food and was a little further out from the centre of town than most but still only a 5-10 minute walk from the centre. A really nice location situated in a more residential area which had a different feel to the usual places near the middle of town. Service was excellent. We booked a table... More 

Thank BokkeBar
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9 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
Reviewed December 13, 2016 via mobile

This is a little gem off the beaten track in Bruges. You will need to book unless you wish to chance being disappointed due to its growing popularity. The ambience is friendly and warm along with the attentive but unfussy service style. The food has Masterchef aspirations that are not undeserved. We had the sea bass and the hazel nut... More 

Thank Roger W
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72 reviews
57 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
Reviewed December 3, 2016

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! 👍🏻

Thank World_Traveller_DDM
Harlow, United Kingdom
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36 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed November 13, 2016

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 

Thank roythorogood
Raleigh, North Carolina
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542 reviews
342 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 207 helpful votes
Reviewed November 4, 2016

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 

Thank CarolinaBecky
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9 reviews
Reviewed November 3, 2016 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 

Thank LG S
Ely, United Kingdom
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20 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
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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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Belgian, European, International, Fusion, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Romantic, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Families with children
Open Hours
11:30 am - 2:00 pm
6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 2:00 pm
6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 2:00 pm
6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 2:00 pm
6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?