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In Den Wittenkop

Sint-Jakobsstraat 14, Bruges 8000, Belgium
+32 50 33 20 59
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  • Excellent60%
  • Very good33%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“rabbit stew” (34 reviews)
“lemon sole” (18 reviews)
“mussels” (52 reviews)
French, Belgian, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Sint-Jakobsstraat 14, Bruges 8000, Belgium
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Reviewed July 4, 2018 via mobile

We had planned on going to another restaurant but they decided not to open on a Tuesday! So, wandering around and saw this inconspicuous, tiny place, off the Markt. Fabulous food, friendly, husband is Chef, wife serves the tables! Moules were the best we had...More

Thank croakies
Reviewed June 26, 2018 via mobile

I found this restaurant by luck. I was literally just wandering thru the streets of Bruges and saw the window and decided to inquire. I did not have a reservation but the staff was very accommodating as I was by myself. I was allowed to...More

Thank 463antoinettec
Reviewed June 14, 2018

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 June 12, 2018 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 June 3, 2018 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

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Reviewed May 30, 2018

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 May 30, 2018

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
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October 14, 2018|
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Response from lindsey74 | Property representative |
Dear Madam, For the moment we only have cheese Croquettes and goat cheese salad on the menu. Kind regards Lindsey
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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.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Parking Available, Validated Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Free Wifi, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Local cuisine, Families with children, Romantic, Special occasions
Open Hours
12:00 PM - 2:00 PM
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6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Sint-Jakobsstraat 14, Bruges 8000, Belgium
  • Location: Europe  >  Belgium  >  Flanders  >  West Flanders Province  >  Bruges
  • Phone Number: +32 50 33 20 59
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Traditional regional kitchen - Comfort gourmet food. Everything home made with best ingredients and love.
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