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Herberg Vlissinghe

$$ - $$$, , European
Blekersstraat 2, Bruges 8000, Belgium
+32 50 34 37 37
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  • Excellent56%
  • Very good37%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“onion soup” (20 reviews)
“spag bol” (5 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM Hours
Belgian, Bar, European, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
Blekersstraat 2, Bruges 8000, Belgium
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

We visited Vlissinghe twice while in Bruges. Once on a quiet Wednesday evening and a busier Friday night. Both nights we were made very welcome and really felt like we were made part of the local community. The food here is excellent and if you...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank slowjocrow
Reviewed 4 days ago

We popped in here to sample the beers and to see the wonderful building and decor inside.. The food looked lovely hot soup and cheese toast with a limited snack menu but we only stayed for drinks as we had booked elsewhere, There are a...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank MarionShew
Reviewed 1 week ago

During my research for our Bruges holiday I had come across the fact that this is the oldest pub in the city (dates from 1515) so I thought we had to visit! We went for lunch on a Saturday in winter. The Pub was busy...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank NomadicKiwi1
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Had a lovely evening here with friends, it a really authentic pub with good hearty food and beer. The service was very friendly, I would certainly recommend this place.

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Hannah C
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My daughter suggested we visit and ofcourse, with title of ‘oldest pub in Bruges’ I was expecting a tourist trap, so expectation was low. Well, what a lovely surprise! It was a little off the well beaten tourist route, which probably helps - you have...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank travelkat68
Reviewed November 30, 2018 via mobile

Called in on a very wet day. It was so welcoming and cosy. The staff were friendly and the gluwein was the best I've had. Not too sweet and you could still taste the wine. Not the over boiled offering you get in the Xmas...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Penny S
Reviewed November 19, 2018 via mobile

Found this pub . And glad we did. Traditional Belgian deco . Massive stove which belts out the heat and a wonderful little dog roaming the bar area. Sampled the house ale. Top.

Date of visit: November 2018
1  Thank Gary712014
Reviewed November 2, 2018

We went to Herberg on a recommendation from our Belgium tour guide and found it was very good. Good meal selections, great service and, of course, great beer. Definitely a repeat when we return to Bruges.

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank leedjjck
Reviewed October 30, 2018 via mobile

Stopped here for lunch when we first arrived, we had delicious onion soup with cheese toast and the house beer. Very warming and tasty, with a cute little jack russell dog pottering around. We were lucky to get in the day before they closed for...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank MelSaunders1039
Reviewed October 17, 2018 via mobile

Great place to grab a beer when walking around Brugge. Since it’s the oldest bar, it has a bit of history. Makes for a great picture. It wasn’t crowded when we were there. Served promptly and the food looked great. However, we did not try...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank glogirl1023
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$6 - $21
Belgian, Bar, European, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Late Night, Drinks
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Local cuisine, Kids, Families with children, Bar scene, Special occasions
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 7:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Blekersstraat 2, Bruges 8000, Belgium
  • Location: Europe  >  Belgium  >  Flanders  >  West Flanders Province  >  Bruges
  • Phone Number: +32 50 34 37 37
  • E-mail
Welcome to Café Vlissinghe, the oldest pub Bruges. Already since 1515, Café Vlissinghe is hiding in the beautiful Saint-Anne quarter. The unique atmosphere and the friendly ambience make Vlissinghe a favorite meeting place for Brugeans and for tourists from around the world. Come enjoy and immerse yourself in the rich history of this special place.
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