Restaurants

Top Choice International in Burg, Markt & North Bruges

De Stove

Having just 20 seats keeps this gem intimate. Fish caught daily is the house speciality, but the monthly changing menu also includes the likes of wild boar fillet on oyster mushrooms. Everything, from the bread to t…
Top Choice Belgian in Burg, Markt & North Bruges

Lieven

You'll need to book ahead for a table at this extremely popular, excellent-value Belgian bistro. It works wonders with local ingredients, and is recognised by its peers from around the country. Simple food done well…
Breakfast in Burg, Markt & North Bruges

That's Toast

Bruges' best breakfast restaurant has already gained a following with locals and visitors for its all-day breakfasts including everything from eggs and waffles to tea and toast.
International in Burg, Markt & North Bruges

Le Mystique

Fine dining in an opulent setting. Le Mystique offers a la carte and Michelin-starred seasonal set menus (recommended) for lunch and dinner. Dress to impress.
Tapas in Burg, Markt & North Bruges

Opus Latino

Modernist café with weather-worn terrace tables right at the waterside, where a canal dead-ends beside a Buddha-head fountain. Access is via the easily missed shopping passage that links Wollestraat to Burg, emergin…
Bistro in Burg, Markt & North Bruges

Bistro Arthies

Managed by Arthies – an interior designer who looks like a dashingly gothic Billy Connolly. He uses a projected clock, giant black flower bowls and stylishly wacky lamps to create an ambience that’s eccentric yet fa…
Bistro in Burg, Markt & North Bruges

Gran Kaffee De Passage

A mix of regulars and travellers staying at the adjoining hostel give this candlelit, alternative art deco-styled bistro one of the best atmospheres in town. Its menu of hearty traditional dishes, such as stoverij (…
Belgian in Burg, Markt & North Bruges

Chagall

Checked olive banquettes, candles, an upright piano and shelves cluttered with knick-knacks make you feel like you’re dining in a family home. Seafood, including several variations on eel, is Chagall’s forte, but it…
Brasserie in Burg, Markt & North Bruges

De Belegde Boterham

Duck the tourist crowds at this popular lunch spot for well-heeled locals. The monochrome boutique styling is a bit formal, but it’s a friendly place and the food – soups, sandwiches and large salads – is excellent,…
Seafood in Burg, Markt & North Bruges

Den Gouden Karpel

Take away or eat in, this sleek little café/bar is a great location for a jumpingly fresh seafood lunch, right by the fish market. Crab sandwiches, smoked salmon salads, shrimp croquettes and oysters are on the menu…