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Restaurant Couvert

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French, European, Belgian
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Eekhoutstraat 17, Bruges 8000, Belgium
050.33.37.87
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Broadstairs, United Kingdom
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7 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2016

We were recommended the Restaurant Couvert by staff at the hotel in which we were staying. It was only a short walk away so was very convenient. The owner was very welcoming and friendly and the restaurant was small and well appointed. We chose the 4/5 course menu which was accompanied by different wines which were described by the owner.... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2016

Nice comfy restaurant, interesting menu, very good service and excellent food: would go back anytime!

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Thank Valérie S
Leuven, Vlaams-Brabant, Belgium
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2016 via mobile

Visited the restaurant for dinner. Although it is a small family restaurant, the quality of the service and food is top notch! Will definitely pay a visit when I'll return to Bruges!

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Alberta, Canada
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30 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2016

We ate here on our final night in Bruges. Our gracious host for the evening was happy to review the menu with us and made us feel very welcome! We chose the wine paired with the set menu and were not disappointed. Well paced evening with wonderful dining selections and delicious wine. A cozy and intimate bistro and we enjoyed... More 

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Oxford, England, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 27, 2016

Five of us ate here on Friday night and it was a delightful evening. The quality of the food was exceptional. Some of us had lemon sole fillets to start, others had prawns and avocado, both starters were great. 4 of us had perfectly cooked steak and Janet had halibut all again very good. On the drinks front, carefully prepared... More 

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Thank Stephen S
Dublin, Ireland
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170 reviews
67 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 74 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 22, 2016

We got to our hotel late on Thursday (8:30), and the hotel suggested this restaurant. We were very surprised by the great quality that we really just lucked into with the last free table. We were so impressed that we made a reservation for Satyrday night too. The quality is very high, and maintained by a husband and wife team.... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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28 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 20, 2016

A wonderful evening, with delicious food, cooked & served by this husband and wife team! A warm welcome and delicious food was served for our dinner. Lovely atmosphere and food was of the highest standard and perfectly balanced! We will most certainly return!

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Thank Pauline W
Cotes D'armor, France
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80 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 19, 2016

We chose this from the outside plus the menu and had a quick check on Trip Advisor! Small, stylishly decorated restaurant, very friendly owner? wife? , busy on the night we went and they were mostly upmarket tourists- irish/USA/English but some locals. Good napery, good-sized tables--can make a difference to the eating experience. There is a special 40 euros menu... More 

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Oxford, United Kingdom
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35 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 13, 2016 via mobile

Visited Couvert after asking our hotel concierge for a recommendation. Beautiful small restaurant with only 7-8 tables. Husband in the kitchen, wife with the guests. Fantastic atmosphere and great food. We went for a la carte, but they also have a nice chefs menu option. I had a brilliant rabbit stew, the portions are pretty big. The meat fell off... More 

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Hungerford, UK
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 17, 2016 via mobile

We recently visited restaurant Couvert after it being recommended to us. First impressions were it was a lovely restaurant with a good ambiance. However I was not too keen where my table was located in the middle of the room which felt a little awkward. More importantly the food, lemon sole to start, lamb which was perfectly cooked followed by... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Cuisine
French, European, Belgian
Meals
Dinner, Lunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Business meetings, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Romantic
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Eekhoutstraat 17, Bruges 8000, Belgium
  • Location: Europe  >  Belgium  >  Flanders  >  West Flanders Province  >  Bruges
  • Phone Number: 050.33.37.87

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