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Wijnbar Est

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Wine Bar, Belgian, European, Spanish
As featured in Best Food in Bruges
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Braambergstraat 7, Bruges 8000, Belgium
4:00 pm - 12:00 am
Closed now
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Sun - Mon 4:00 pm - 12:00 am
Thu 4:00 pm - 12:00 am
Fri - Sat 4:00 pm - 1:00 am
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Bruges, Belgium
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194 reviews
127 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 66 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

I have been coming to this winebar for many, many years. It used to be in another location where there was a beatiful garden. Now it is a lot smaller with no garden but it is cosy inside. The wines they serve, are excellent. You have a range of choices by the glass and of course, lots of bottles. The... More 

Thank LilyLighthouse
Hampshire, United Kingdom
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89 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2016

Est is tiny and you could walk past it’s door and not know it was there, but don't walk by, go inside otherwise you will be missing something that is really quite good It’s just around the corner from the fish market. Inside is cosy (very cosy) but they have adapted things to suit. They have an extensive list of... More 

Thank Paul W
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41 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2016 via mobile

Excellent wine.. Tasty menu.. Not cheep but value for money. We enjoyed a very pleasant evening celebrating my sons 21st birthday. The wine list was good and we had a nice surprise when my son was presented with a complimentary dessert.

Thank Duckie512
Royston, United Kingdom
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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2016

A great little wine bar with excellent selection of wine, even the odd beer as well. Nothing is too much trouble in the compact historic surroundings, a great place for a snack & a glass or two.

Thank Allen S
Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
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7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2016

Enjoyed an evening here with family. A very small wine bar serving small tapas style dishes and other larger dishes. Shared a couple of dishes as we weren't looking for a large meal. The ambience was perfect and the staff were very attentive. Fantastic selection of food and wines. Would highly recommend for anyone seeking an alternative to a large... More 

Thank l0m09
Amberg, Germany
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52 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 21, 2016

We enjoyed a wonderful experience here last night! Sunday is the day to go for live music! Reservations are definitely needed. The place was packed. The band was upstairs with typical steep Belgium stairs. Most tables are for only two. A group of more than six might have an issue with seating, especially upstairs. The food was fresh and flavorful.... More 

Thank RJR2005
London, United Kingdom
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13 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2016

This charming little place was a real find. The wine bar has a very intimate setting and the service is excellent. Great wine and great food (we had the pasta and garlic bread and was very tasty). Wonderful evening spent at the wine bar.

Thank Roshni P
Brooklyn, New York
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93 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 65 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 26, 2016

I LOVED this wine bar! Such a great find. It felt very authentic....whatever that means. Unpretentious, local, tiny little place. The owner was behind the bar and took our order. We ordered four tapas and each one was delicious. There was a sardine brandy one that we weren't sure about but it was incredible. So unusual. Can't recall what kind... More 

Thank RestlessRebecca
London, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 24, 2016

We booked ahead, just as well it was packed, mostly locals which was nice, we had an excellent bottle of wine and shared a lovely tapas. I would certainly recommend it.

Thank Les M
Swindon, United Kingdom
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39 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 9, 2016 via mobile

There is not a lot if room, but very cosy small tables and ideal for glasses of wine whilst listening (& singing) to some live music. I didnt eat but I think they do sharing type platters. Would advise you to book ahead to avoid disappointment.

Thank BeckyWiltshire1

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
Wine Bar, Belgian, European, Spanish
Dinner, Late Night, Drinks
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Reservations, Full Bar
Good for
Bar scene
Open Hours
4:00 pm - 12:00 am
4:00 pm - 12:00 am
4:00 pm - 12:00 am
4:00 pm - 1:00 am
4:00 pm - 1:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Braambergstraat 7, Bruges 8000, Belgium
  • Location: Europe  >  Belgium  >  Flanders  >  West Flanders Province  >  Bruges
  • Phone Number: 050-333839

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?