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Restaurant Couvert

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$$$$
French, Belgian, European
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Eekhoutstraat 17, Bruges 8000, Belgium
+32 50 33 37 87
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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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47 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 11, 2016 via mobile

What a brilliant place this is. A family run restaurant which was very friendly and had a lovely ambiance. The food and wine were really delicious. We felt that the set menu with wine was good value for money. We travelled for 7 nights in Amsterdam, Bruges and Paris and this was definitely one of our highlights. Will definitely be... More 

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Nieuw Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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36 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 18, 2016

It is a typical restaurant in Europe. The problem being there is so little space that you can hear the conversation at the next table. There was only one server for the whole restaurant. The food was good but would of liked a more private setting for our table.

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Thank LindaandDave1975
Norwich, United Kingdom
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14 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 10, 2016

This is a quiet, family run restaurant which serves extraordinarily good food. The service is handled professionally and elegantly by, I believe, one of the owners. I can only echo what the other reviewers have said before, It's really well done, the only issue was just how expensive it was, for example, 2 entrees, 4 mains, two beers and a... More 

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Thank Snowdrop358
Cashel, Ireland
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12 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 9, 2016 via mobile

Delicious food and attentive service. This small restaurant is owned and managed by a charming couple; he cooks and she ( suspiciously thin for a chef's wife!) handles front of house

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Thank KimSB2911
New York City, New York
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17 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 29, 2016

This gem of a restaurant was recommended by our hotel. My wife and i were welcomed into this charming restaurant by our hostess and her 10 year old, charming daughter. In a restored old house in Bruges, you felt like a guest at someone's home. The menus was excellent, the food terrific and the warmth of the experience is with... More 

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Thank EdLowen
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46 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 13, 2016

The place is picture perfect and one of my go to places in Bruges. It seems like everything comes together, romance, perfect food and wine pairings and just a great atmosphere. What my favorite restaurant needs to be. Brava!

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Thank Joachim K
Reading, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 12, 2016

What a great place to have a meal! It is a family business and I mean really a family business as the beautiful young daughter served us at one point; brilliant. That said the food was very good and there was a number of meat dishes as well as fish. We thought we knew a few gins but the local... More 

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Thank 789apollo
Montréal
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72 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 9, 2016 via mobile

My wife and I dined here while in Bruges. The restaurant is quite small, and seats about 18 diners. The owners are the chef and his wife who serve the customers. They specialize in sea food essentially. The food was delicious. Service was attentive and pleasant. It was an extremely enjoyable evening and I can heartily recommend coming here for... More 

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Thank Michael M
Jackson, Wyoming
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27 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 18, 2016 via mobile

This was easily the finest meal I ate in Brugge. Very small..20 seats. I had lamb for my main & it was perfectly prepared. I would rate these chops as excellent. Others enjoyed hen, mussels & sole. Everyone wants to go back for more. Family operated with mother offering service, father as chef and adorable young daughter helping until her... More 

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Thank Tetonhawk
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131 reviews
78 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 282 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 14, 2016 via mobile

Everything about this small restaurant was excellent: the food (we chose the a la carde menu), the setting, the service. We would definitely visit again!

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
French, Belgian, European
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Special occasions, Local cuisine, Romantic, Business meetings
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Eekhoutstraat 17, Bruges 8000, Belgium
  • Location: Europe  >  Belgium  >  Flanders  >  West Flanders Province  >  Bruges
  • Phone Number: +32 50 33 37 87

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?