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Restaurant Curiosa

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Vlamingstraat 22, Bruges 8000, Belgium
+32 50 34 23 34
12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
6:00 pm - 10:30 pm
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Sun 5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Tue - Sun 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Wed - Fri 6:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Sat 5:30 pm - 10:30 pm
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Manchester, United Kingdom
1 review
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 9, 2017

On arrival the Asian lady who manages the restaurant did not smile or welcome up, she looked like she was in a bad mood. When we ordered our food, I went for the Steak and asked for this to be cooked Medium Well done without blood. The steak then arrived BLUE, 'super rare' with the meat raw and jelly like.... More 

Thank mellyrana
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 28, 2017 via mobile

Terrible service. Waitress gave all kinds of excuses why food was served 1,5 hour late. According to her, it was our fault because we were late, and the carpaccio had to be defrosted, and we had to understand they did that specially for us!!! Basically we had to pay almost €70 for bad service, rude waitress, frozen food and a... More 

Thank Alejandra M
Erwin L, Eigenaar at Restaurant Curiosa, responded to this review

Dear Alejandra, As always, there is a different side of the story. 1st: You didn't have to wait 1.5 hours for your food. You ordered your food at 20:35 and you got the bill at 22:00. So in my opinion I don't think you had to wait very long for your food with a 3 courses menu... 2nd: You entered... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 27, 2016 via mobile

On our final evening in Bruges we came across this restaurant whilst searching for an 'all you can eat ribs' restaurant. Unfortunately this place was fully booked all night. After being disappointed and walking around a lot trying to find somewhere that wasn't fully booked and decent ...we settled for Curiosa. They have a very large menu,different menu options, this... More 

Thank Laura S
Southampton, United Kingdom
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5 restaurant reviews
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 7, 2016

We have eaten at this restaurant on a number of occasions in recent years. It was a cosy, atmospheric restaurant with reasonably priced, excellent food. It felt like a hideaway cafe. However, it seems that they have tried to go up market, and the result is that the place has completely lost it ambience, it now seems completely sterile, the... More 

Thank Alan F
Ickleton, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 13, 2016

We were looking for lunch before we started the trip back home. We chose this place only because we stumbled across it! Down in a cellar, it certainly is a bit different. We all wanted the mussels and chips. It came served up in a huge dish full to the brim. They were very very good! The service was great... More 

Thank JonG371
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 29, 2016 via mobile

Visited here on our second night looking for a good Belgian meal. For €23 each we got three courses and bread which was good value for Bruges. Was really empty when we first arrived at six but was getting busier as we left. Staff were very attentive and polite. Hidden cellar style venue felt really exclusive.

Thank Rachael E
Amsterdam, The Netherlands
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 22, 2016

We went for dinner on a Saturday night. We ordered from the menus they offer, which contain great meals for a decent price. The chicken and the steak were delicious. Good atmosphere and service.

Thank Rowira
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 18, 2016

Last week we have been eating lunch at restaurant Curiosa, very friendly staff. lovely hot big bowl of soup, then fish, mashed potatoes and leek, carrots en sauce.

Thank Charles G
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 15, 2016

We went to the Restaurant Curiosa on our first night in Bruges. The restaurant is conveniently located near the main square / Belfort. It is in the basement in an interesting historical cellar with impressive arched vaults. On the downside, there's no natural light, of course. Restaurant Curiosa offer a variety of different, interesting menus for a range of prices,... More 

Thank Falco1968
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11 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 15, 2016 via mobile

What a fantastic find. Hidden downstairs it has to be one of the best secrets in Bruges. Had the lunch menu and the meatballs were excellent. Gill had the quiche which was made fresh (as was everything) which was the best ever with no exaggeration. Would recommend. Service was spot on and good value for money.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
French, Belgian, European, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Free Wifi, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa
Good for
Dining on a budget, Families with children, Special occasions, Business meetings, Romantic
Open Hours
5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
6:00 pm - 10:30 pm
12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
6:00 pm - 10:30 pm
12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
6:00 pm - 10:30 pm
12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
5:30 pm - 10:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Vlamingstraat 22, Bruges 8000, Belgium
  • Location: Europe  >  Belgium  >  Flanders  >  West Flanders Province  >  Bruges
  • Phone Number: +32 50 34 23 34

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?