The best dinner spots in Bruges

Bruges is a vibrant city with lots of good breweries, pubs, and restaurants. Moreover, the outstanding culinary scene of Bruges will certainly surprise you! That is why we want to share with you the best dinner spots in Bruges. From fine-dining restaurants to local eateries: Our Belgian dishes will make you want to come back for more!

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This neighborhood restaurant is very popular with the locals, and for good reason! This restaurant is one of the best dinner spots in Bruges. Lokkedize stands out for its cozy setting (with fireplace!), honest food, and reasonable prices. Because they are first-come, first-served, it is better if you come early. This way, you can enjoy a glass of wine before having dinner. http://bistrolokkedize.be/ Korte Vuldersstraat 33, 8000 Brugge +32 496 69 26 62

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De Republiek

De Republiek is always buzzing with life! Therefore it is the perfect meeting place for young and old in Bruges. Here, everyone can enjoy good drinks, tasty food, and a friendly atmosphere. De Republiek attracts a mix of regulars and travelers, thanks to their hip vibe and interesting music selection. https://www.republiekbrugge.be/ Sint-Jakobsstraat 36, 8000 Brugge +32 50 73 47 64

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Tom’s Diner

If you’re looking for a memorable gastronomic experience, Tom’s Diner simply cannot be missed. The menu offers a refined choice of tapas, starters, and main courses. If you like a surprise, opt for the tapas menu Chef’s Choice. Each dish is prepared with attention to presentation and flavor. Their eye for detail is also reflected in the setting. The tasteful interior combines woodwork and metalwork, giving the restaurant a trendy but homey feeling. http://www.tomsdiner.be/ West-Gistelhof 23, 8000 Brugge +32 50 33 33 82

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Zet’joe translates as sit down and enjoy. And that is exactly what they want you to do! There is a friendly and relaxed atmosphere that immediately makes you feel at home. The restaurant offers set menus with top-notch ingredients. It is run by top chef Geert Van Hecke, who has previously won three Michelin stars in his former restaurant “De Karmeliet”. Now, “Zet’joe” is the proud owner of a Michelin star as well! Do we need to say more? If you’re looking for culinary perfection, this is the place. https://www.zetjoe.be/en/welcome/ Oostmeers 130, 8000 Brugge +32 50 33 11 20

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If you’re craving for pizza, why not try this 100% Belgian pizza restaurant? Otomat is truly one of a kind. They specialize in pizzas with extraordinary toppings. For instance, they serve pizzas with pear, sweet potato, cauliflower, … You name it! They also have many vegetarian and vegan options on the menu. In addition, the pizza bases are made from Duvel beer yeast. Furthermore, they also have an excellent selection of Belgian beers that go well together with their food. Whether you love traditional pizzas or like to think outside the box, Otomat is the perfect choice for your dinner! http://www.otomat.be/ Simon Stevinplein 12, 8000 Brugge +32 50 66 21 21

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Tanuki pays homage to Japanese cuisine. Specializing in homemade sushi, sashimi, tempura, and teppanyaki, dining at Tanuki is a true Japanese experience. You can also clearly see this in its interior. The Japanese decorations are authentic and there is an open kitchen, where you can see chefs Ivan Verhelle and Akihisa Kawakami in action! The restaurant even has a little shop, where you can buy Japanese ingredients and souvenirs. http://www.tanuki.be/ Oude Gentweg 1, 8000 Brugge +32 50 34 75 12

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The Olive Tree

Located in the heart of the city, The Olive Tree serves Greek-Mediterranean top dishes. They are well-known for their excellent vegetarian, vegan, gluten- and lactose-free options. As you can see, this restaurant has something for everyone! It is also your go-to place for the best moussaka in Bruges. And their desserts are to die for … The Olive Tree will definitely win your heart. PS: We highly recommend making a booking online to secure your table. www.theolivetree-brugge.com Wollestraat 12, 8000 Brugge +32 50 33 00 81

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Restaurant De Koetse

Want to eat real local food in Bruges? Look no further! De Koetse is a true authentic Flemish restaurant in Bruges. It serves typical Belgian dishes, such as the popular Moules-Frites and other refined seafood dishes. If you’re not a fan of the fish, then their Flemish stew is not to be missed. This dinner spot in Bruges shows you the best flavors of Belgian cuisine. http://www.dekoetse-brugge.be/ Oude Burg 31, 8000 Brugge +32 50 33 76 80

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