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Books & Brunch


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Certificate of Excellence2015 - 2018 Winner

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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.
$7 - $19
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Belgian, European
Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Free Wifi, Accepts Credit Cards
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Reviewed 2 days ago

We went for breakfast before leaving the city. Lovely tea for me and a beautiful speciality coffee for my partner. I ate a cheese and mushroom omelette and my partner had avo and egg on bead. Was a unique place although small and can get...More

Date of visit: March 2019
Thank Tried105
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Using high quality ingredients, the owner makes wonderful creation to delighted all tastes. I took the open sandwich with soup. And a coffee and a home made lemonade. Fresh ingredients and very tasty. The menu is varied and will suit all tastes. Healthy! Copious! Great...More

Date of visit: March 2019
Thank 174AngelaB174
Reviewed 4 days ago

Very reliable for our varied dietary requirements, with every dish well flavoured and with large portions, beautifully presented. Bread fresh. Friendly service, conversation on Belgian politics available when not busy. Best to book a table. Coffee excellent. By far the best presentation and quality of...More

Date of visit: March 2019
Thank DL99ofcourse
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had 1 breakfast and 2 lunches here. Although not exclusively vegan or veggie there is a great choice of both. The food was lovely, fresh, tasty, good sized portions the service was great and the owner really good to talk to with some interesting...More

Date of visit: March 2019
Thank chillichops
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I went here for lunch with my partner and I would highly recommend it. Bruges has a lot of competition for brunch but this should be top of your list. It’s a light and airy space, modern but colourful, not sterile. The placemats are themed...More

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank poundstoremike
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

My partner and I visited during our anniversary trip in late January, had an absolutely delicious Gluten Free lunch - baguettes! Absolutely lovely selection of foods availiable for those with gluten allergies/coeliac disease! Cannot recommend enough, wonderfully friendly staff and a brilliant atmosphere!

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank TomDM91
Reviewed February 12, 2019 via mobile

A hidden gem off the main square. A wonderful lunch all around. The service was excellent. Would highly recommend!

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank SuperGroverDavis
Reviewed February 8, 2019 via mobile

Great food, coffee, staff and atmosphere. Would heartily recommend to anyone visiting Bruges. Try the open sandwiches

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank Conor B
Reviewed January 29, 2019 via mobile

This restaurant is brilliantly designed with books throughout - a really nice space to be in. The food was exquisite with options for meat eaters, vegetarians and vegans. I ate off of the specials board whilst my girlfriend ate from the standard menu. Both were...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank JakeTommo
Reviewed January 13, 2019 via mobile

A very cool, artistic, creative, humorous book-lined cafe serving brilliant brunch. We went there two days running because nowhere else looked quite as nice. The best gluten free bread I’ve had anywhere. I had the extensive breakfast which included bread, butter, chocolate spread, jam, ham,...More

Date of visit: January 2019
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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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