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Tanuki

#120 of 570 Restaurants in Bruges
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Oude Gentweg 1, Bruges 8000, Belgium
003250347512
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12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
6:30 pm - 9:30 pm
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Wed - Sun 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
6:30 pm - 9:30 pm
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Bruges, Belgium
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22 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2016

If you love a true Japanese experience, don't hesitate to try Tanuki. The European Chef (friendly as ever) spent many many years in Japan and treats you to a devine meal. Not the cheapest Japanese food, but worth your time for a romantic dinner or a business meal. Parking nearby and after dinner a stroll in the romantic Lake of... More 

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Bath England
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94 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 59 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2016

This is a very popular classical Japanese restaurant in the same street as the Novotel. Astonishing sushimi. A very clever wine list . The 2012 Meursault was stunning and at little more than shop prices . The red Cos from Sicily would have been great too.

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Thank DominicBathEngland
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2016

We went to Tanuki as 3 couples. Food: Very good Everything they served (we took suggestion menu) was good, but small in portion and we found it over-priced even considering that some of the ingredients are not easy to find in Europe. Probably it is because there is no Japanese restaurant in Brugge to compete. In Brussels, you can have... More 

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Amersham, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2016 via mobile

Superb experience, good food and a real Japanese feel. We booked before we travelled, which is worth doing. We arrived early but they were happy to seat us.

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Thank Scott T
Bruges, Belgium
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40 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2016

This place is amazing. I am a lover of Japanese food (sushi being my all-time favourite of course) and this place does the Japanese kitchen more than justice. The decor is classical Japanese with an open kitchen. If you order a menu, you get different sushi variations but also tepanyaki grilled dishes and noodle soup variations. There's a possibility of... More 

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2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 13, 2016

With 4 people we had the menu, which was good, but regretfully contained only the basic sushi, with egg, with shrimp, salmon... Had expected more exclusive/specials in a menu that does not exactly specify what is in it, but is high in price. Service was ok, but had to do our best to get the attention of the waitresses... Overall... More 

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Brugge
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31 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 18, 2015

The Tanuki is allready more than 30 years in business in Bruges and is very much appreciated by the people in Bruges. The chef and his team can make genuine japanese food but what I love most is how they can make high class european dishes in japanese style, this is ART. Therefor I would recommend you to try out... More 

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De Haan, Belgium
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150 reviews
81 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 18, 2015

I have been here at least a dozen times and always I had this feeling that good food is light and healthy and "succulent."

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1 Thank tikki2015
Amsterdam
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23 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 25, 2015 via mobile

We had dinner at this authentic Japanese restaurant. Sushi and sashimi perfect, tempura light, teppan yaki Also available. We sat at the Toog/bar, checking out the masters. Perfect night out!

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Ghent, Belgium
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3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 22, 2015

We was there with 5 for My Birthday Lunch , Nice Lovely Place Japanese style , so we decide to take Lunch Manu , 3 Japanese Bento box 27€ and 2 Sashimi 30€ , it on a good price , We Love Bento box it was great and many kind of jp food inside ,Sashimi was fresh and test so... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Average prices
$37 - $147
Cuisine
Japanese, Sushi, Asian
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Special occasions, Business meetings
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
6:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Wednesday
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
6:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Thursday
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
6:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Friday
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
6:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Saturday
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
6:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Oude Gentweg 1, Bruges 8000, Belgium
  • Location: Europe  >  Belgium  >  Flanders  >  West Flanders Province  >  Bruges
  • Phone Number: 003250347512

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?