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“Great Lunch”
Review of Diligence

Diligence
Ranked #141 of 734 Restaurants in Bruges
Certificate of Excellence
Cuisines: Belgian
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Description: Restaurant Diligence is an authentic and cozy restaurant in Bruges, located in the heart of the city center, only 200 meters from the Burg and Market square. Restaurant Diligence represents an honest French-Belgian bistro cuisine. We use quality local products that we turn in tasteful and traditional meals. Except for Wednesday our kitchen is open every day from noon until 2pm for lunch and from 6pm till midnight for diner. So even after the movies or theater, you can visit us for a nice steak or a delicious Flemish stew.
Reviewed February 14, 2012

Had an excellent lunch there today.
Set menu of tomato soup with meat balls followed by a pepper steak with frites and salad for 12.50 euro. Not a huge steak but perfectly reasonable for lunch and all very good quality.
They are keen on their timing so don't turn up at 2:10 and expect a table for lunch.
Service was friendly and it is obviously run by a couple.
No Credit Cards which is not unusual in Bruges

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Thank AndySW18
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Reviewed January 1, 2012

Very close to the main square but very quiet and seems to be mainly frequented by locals. Excellent value and plentiful portions. I would choose it for lunch vs dinner - lacking a bit in terms of ambience.

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1  Thank S2288
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Reviewed September 27, 2011

Lovely little restaurant. The landlady is a character. The tomato soup and homemade bread was the best I have ever tasted. The steak was similarly impressive. We went twice in four days. We would have gone every day but the opening hours are a bit vague.

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2  Thank Hamish T
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Reviewed September 24, 2011

The food was very good and the restaurant was very comfortable. We would visit again.

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4  Thank Featherbikes
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Reviewed September 16, 2011

I come here at least 2 times a week for lunch and this place really deserves a quote on tripadvisor!
The lunch for less than 11euros is served with a home made soup and proper hand cut bread, followed by a daily special which is always served with a wonderful salad!
This place is runned by the owners who do not focuse mainly on tourists so for those who are looking for the American way of serving...hi my name is Heather and I will be your waitress tonight...with a phony smile and to not forget to tip me at least 17% so I can pay my dental bill attitude... don't go there try the market with Aldi food and extras to pay even for the air that you breathe!
Leave this place to genuine travellers and locals and when you think you have to wait to long for the bill, go to the counter pay there and fill your pockets with candies in the jar as a compensation for your patience!

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5  Thank vdds
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