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0.3 miles from Basilica of the Holy Blood
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The combination of different kinds of breakfasts, light lunches (salads, sandwiches and seasonal specials) and our used-book store create a relaxing atmospere.We like to surprise with tasty, healthy food. Organic and vegetarian options are always available. As for drinks : freshly ground coffee, latte, capuccino, fresh tea, homemade limonade and ice-tea....The books are a mix of all genres of non-fiction and fiction. English and French books are available too. We also supply free WIFI and charging points for your laptop, phone and tablet.See you in Books & Brunch ! We're open from Monday to Friday, 9-17 h. Closed during Belgian school holdiays.
$11 - $23
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Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Belgian, European, Healthy
Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Reservations, Seating, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Free Wifi, Accepts Credit Cards, Table Service, Street Parking, Family style
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Reviewed October 18, 2020 via mobile

An Excellent lunch break, I went there on the suggestion of a local and I wasn’t disappointed. Wonderful atmosphere really quiet and well designed, the staff is very kind and the food delicious, especially the pie of the day with lemon exquisite. I really recommend...the place and I will definitely come back on my next visit to Bruges.More

Date of visit: October 2020
Reviewed September 1, 2020

I think the titel says it all. If you are a sweet tooth try the butterbeer. We will definitely come again.

Date of visit: September 2020
Reviewed August 23, 2020

My sister and I visited Books and Brunch on our final day of the holiday and we’re certainly not disappointed. We both had the delicious hot chocolate to start and then the food came ... My sister is gluten free so lunch can often be...a challenge but this was not a problem. We both had open sandwiches (With the best GF baguette my sister has ever had), served with their homemade curried carrot and coconut soup which blew our minds! I cannot recommend this place enough - don’t visit Bruges without coming here!More

Date of visit: December 2019
Reviewed August 4, 2020

Great choice of tasty brunch options. Generous portions which were well presented. Relaxed atmosphere with friendly service.

Date of visit: July 2020
Reviewed July 5, 2020 via mobile

Excellent brunch experience. Nice variety and generous portions of super tasty food. Love the concept of secondhand books too. Will be back!

Date of visit: July 2020
Reviewed March 14, 2020 via mobile

We ate here twice during our weeks stay and really recommend it. An excellent choice of food,healthy choices as well and a bit different.It wasn’t busy in March but think you are better to book. However due to this awful virus it has to close...until early April like all the others . Best to check but please do support this business when they can reopen! It is worth it!More

Date of visit: March 2020
Reviewed March 13, 2020 via mobile

If you love books then you need to come here. I would love to have had more time to sit, read and try more of the enticing menu I went for the; Belgium waffles with maple syrup, bacon, bananas and whipped cream, with a blueberry...smoothie - the perfect combo! The waffles had a bit of crunch to them which was softened by the cream. I would definitely recommend!More

Date of visit: March 2020
Reviewed February 29, 2020 via mobile

The place is cozy and clean, first of all. Most exciting thing is that food portions are very generous and food itself is extremely fresh and tasty. Absolutely loved the experience here ♥

Date of visit: February 2020
Reviewed February 21, 2020 via mobile

Good food and the portions were generous. There was a short wait for a table as they were busy. No tap water offered and slightly expensive compared to other establishments.

Date of visit: February 2020
Reviewed February 19, 2020 via mobile

The ham and cheese toastie and Mozzarella, tomato and pesto open sandwich. Both came with a side bowl of salad and side dressing. Friendly service and good tasty food.

Date of visit: February 2020
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February 2, 2019|
Response from Deroo_Jos | Property representative |
Hi, Indeed. As mentioned on our Facebookpage and on this site, from 01/02 we're closed on Saturday and Sunday. Sorry to disappoint....
May 10, 2015|
Response from Deroo_Jos | Property representative |
We do accept card (Visa, Mastercard & Maestro).
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Books & Brunch is rated accordingly in the following categories by Tripadvisor travelers:
  • Food: 4.5
  • Service: 4.5
  • Value: 4.5
  • Atmosphere: 5