We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

In Den Wittenkop

Sint-Jakobsstraat 14 | Sint-Jakobsstraat 14, Bruges 8000, Belgium
+32 50 33 20 59
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
  • Excellent60%
  • Very good33%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travelers talk about
“rabbit stew” (35 reviews)
“mussels” (50 reviews)
“fries” (37 reviews)
French, Belgian, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
Sint-Jakobsstraat 14 | Sint-Jakobsstraat 14, Bruges 8000, Belgium
All Details
Write a ReviewReviews (611)
Traveler rating
Traveler type
Time of year

1 - 10 of 421 reviews

Reviewed 1 week ago

Walked past this restaurant and liked the look of it and the menu, read favourable reviews on Tripadvisor so popped in for dinner. The food was good, fresh and well presented. The service was friendly and efficient. Like most places we have found in Bruge...More

Thank Klindars
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We choose this restaurant on whim because of its proximity to our hotel. The food was astonishing. Mussels with garlic, fries, mayo, chicken with sauce... Nothing could have been better. The place was mostly full. As I had a view of the entry door and...More

Thank ericd400
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Visit Bruges regularly, tried many many restaurants but this is one of our 2 favourites that we just keep coming back to & that is because 1) the service is always warm & friendly, 2) the food is fabbbbbbulous, 3) the restaurant is lovely inside...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Came here for dinner on a weeknight. So glad we made reservations as the host had to constantly turndown patrons. The six of us were seated and had great service. Unfortunately, they did not let us know beforehand that their credit card machine was broken....More

Thank MrsLyons0420
lindsey74, Eigenaar at In Den Wittenkop, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Good evening, Thank you very much for your nice review. I'm sorry for the problem with the machine, but the day after a brand new one has been delivered. So if you would like to come back one day, it will work for sure. Kind...More

Reviewed May 12, 2018 via mobile

If you want to experience the flavors of regional cuisine, make a reservation. Food is well presented and pleasingly satisfying. I had a local favorite, pork cheeks. They were cooked in the French style of wine brazing,stewing. Soft and succulent. Make sure to use the...More

Thank Garrett M
Reviewed May 9, 2018

Only 100 metres or so along the street from Alegria Hotel. Very good food, well presented, and good service, but do book if possible. What a pleasure to have a meal not accompanied by intrusive, awful music.

Thank Kantor355
Reviewed May 7, 2018

I visited Bruges recently with my best friend who is coeliac. Eating out is a big issue for her as she will become ill very quickly from eating gluten, but we chose this restaurant based on other reviews and the staff were more than happy...More

Thank Christine P
Reviewed May 6, 2018

Our first real meal in Belgium was an absolute winner here! Unless there was more seating hidden upstairs or around a corner in the back, In Den Wittenkop is a pretty small place, so a reservation is probably a good idea. It's certainly a charming...More

Thank Tuhughes
Reviewed May 2, 2018 via mobile

Lovely cosy restaurant. Very friendly staff. Freshly cooked food. Delicious mussels. Lovely fish and chips.

Thank Maureenwillow
Reviewed May 1, 2018 via mobile

I was very happy to get a table at this restaurant as I know it’s very popular. We were made very welcome when we arrived. The food we ordered was very fresh and absolutely delicious. Thank you.

Thank Marcus B
Nearby HotelsSee all 97 hotels in Bruges
Hotel Alegria
416 reviews
.04 miles away
Hotel Marcel
298 reviews
.06 miles away
Hotel Navarra Brugge
2,457 reviews
.07 miles away
Hotel Heritage - Relais & Chateaux
1,826 reviews
.07 miles away
Nearby Restaurants
Le Petit Patron
231 reviews
.05 miles away
Lizzies Wafels
761 reviews
.01 miles away
Blend Wijnbar-Wijnwinkel
118 reviews
.05 miles away
Nearby Attractions
Historic Centre of Brugge
14,817 reviews
.10 miles away
Historium Brugge
2,879 reviews
.09 miles away
St. James's Church (Sint-Jacobskerk)
90 reviews
.10 miles away
Papageno Statue
23 reviews
.09 miles away
Ask a question
Questions & Answers
February 4, 2015|
Response from dohoPoole | Reviewed this property |
It's a three minute walk from the main square. Head north from Markt on Geernaartstraat, turn left onto Geldmuntstraatand and turn right onto Sint-Jakobsstraat.
Improve this listing

Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Parking Available, Validated Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Free Wifi, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Highchairs Available, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Romantic, Families with children, Local cuisine, Special occasions
Open Hours
12:00 PM - 2:00 PM
6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
12:00 PM - 2:00 PM
6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
12:00 PM - 2:00 PM
6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
12:00 PM - 2:00 PM
6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
12:00 PM - 2:00 PM
6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Sint-Jakobsstraat 14 | Sint-Jakobsstraat 14, Bruges 8000, Belgium
  • Location: Europe  >  Belgium  >  Flanders  >  West Flanders Province  >  Bruges
  • Phone Number: +32 50 33 20 59
  • E-mail
Traditional regional kitchen - Comfort gourmet food. Everything home made with best ingredients and love.
Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?
Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more. Claim Your Listing