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French, Belgian, European, Contemporary
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Loppemsestraat 52 | Zedelgem, Bruges 8210, Belgium
+32 50 67 34 46
Tue 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
Tue - Sat 7:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Sat 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
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Gentofte, Denmark
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158 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 113 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

As foodie there is no reason to miss a chance to dine at a three star Michelin restaurant when visiting a new city. So we booked at Hertog Jan. The restaurant is located outside Brugge so you either have to go by car (and miss the wines) or by taxi - we chose the taxi :-) The place has a... More 

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Ghent, Belgium
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43 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This was our second visit to the Hertog Jan, the first one at the new location! Location The restaurant is located in rural Zedelgem, a few kilometers from the highway exit in Loppem and close to Bruges. It consist of a renovated farm shed (kitchen) and a newly constructed building which is surrounded by a pond and a very large... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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23 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This beautiful restaurant, which at first glance looks like a modern farm, is hidden away in the Belgian countryside, about 20 minutes away from Bruges city centre. We arrived just before sunset, and walked around their garden whilst sipping on delicious floral iced tea. Seeing where they grow their produce definitely does something for your appetite. The staff are so... More 

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Antwerp, Belgium
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72 reviews
72 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2016

We had a special occasion to celebratie and visited Hertog Jan for a second time. In short : Whow ! Top ! Everything in this restaurant breathes professionalism. The dishes are Superb, quality of food outrageous, service top and the knowledge of the sommelier is fabulous. Again it was a top evening, only the visit to the kitchen could be... More 

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179 reviews
75 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 110 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2016 via mobile

Food is great Location is magnificent Service is optimal Kitchen is fantastic Decoration on the plate fabulous Team work amazing All that together gives you a total experience and reflects the price in a modern (not traditional) place

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Brasschaat, Belgium
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51 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2016

This is an extraordinary restaurant and you will not be disappointed by the food. The vegetable and spice garden is probably at the foundation of the success of this hotel. Every course was accompanied by pure and fresh vegetables like you have not eaten them before. Our surprise menu had 5 appetizers each one unique in taste and composition. Our... More 

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Bruges, Belgium
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49 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2016

We were a party of three, with one vegetarian. We took the small discovery menu. One of us had assorted wines, the other was designated driver so no alcohol, and I had two beers. We were all very happy with the experience. At one point there was a mixup and I received the same starter dish. It was quickly corrected.... More 

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133 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2016 via mobile

This is the second time I visit to Hertog Jan. My first visit was at the previous restaurant. The new restaurant is very nice atmosphere, nice interior. The food was really amazing. You will have new experience at Hertog Jan.

Thank food8blogger
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34 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2016

The good: - I like what they did with the building and the gardens, beautiful combination of old and new - Everybody is friendly and welcoming - The amuses where very good, and expectations were set - The snickers desert The not so good: - We chose the ‘extensive discovery’ with assorted wines, the sommelier told us we could perfectly... More 

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Zwolle, The Netherlands
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53 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2016

The location is stunning, as is the building where they are located. The restaurant area is almost empty, industrial and meagar furnished, no warm ambiance. Overlooking the herbgarden is nice, what's missing is an air conditioning that keeps the whole at a constant comfortable temperature. Reception and the service is correct, friendly and cool, we lacked the passion and customer... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
Average prices
$129 - $252
French, Belgian, European, Contemporary
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Validated Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Scenic view, Business meetings, Romantic, Special occasions
Open Hours
12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
7:00 pm - 9:30 pm
7:00 pm - 9:30 pm
7:00 pm - 9:30 pm
7:00 pm - 9:30 pm
7:00 pm - 9:30 pm
12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Loppemsestraat 52 | Zedelgem, Bruges 8210, Belgium
  • Location: Europe  >  Belgium  >  Flanders  >  West Flanders Province  >  Bruges
  • Phone Number: +32 50 67 34 46
Hertog Jan is a contemporary restaurant nestled in a classified monumental farm, just 15 minutes outside Bruges. The cooking style is modern, based on home grown vegetables, herbs and flowers, combined with the best seafood & meat. The drinks list includes Belgian bears and naturally made wines from all over the world. The philosophy is based on elegance, simplicity within the sustainable guidelines, in respect with all stakeholders and the surrounding nature.

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