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Bistro De Schaar

$$ - $$$, European
Hooistraat 2, Bruges 8000, Belgium
+32 50 33 59 79
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  • Excellent58%
  • Very good30%
  • Average9%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“rack of lamb” (24 reviews)
“snails” (11 reviews)
“steak” (30 reviews)
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Belgian, European
$$ - $$$
Hooistraat 2, Bruges 8000, Belgium
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My husband and I came here on a Saturday night after it was recommended to us by our hotel concierge. It was so delicious! I had frogslegs in garlic to start - which I had never had before so thought why not! And they were...More

Thank Virginia G
Reviewed 27 October 2017 via mobile

Wow! We have been blown away by the Belgium people’s kindness, however the hostess/waitress working tonight was an exception. We saw the fire from the street, and thought it would be nice to enjoy a glass of wine or beer by it, on this chilly...More

Thank Gabrielle A
Reviewed 27 October 2017 via mobile

My wife and I went into the restaurant and kindly asked if we could have a drink by the fire, and we were completely impolitely turned away when there was one other couple at the restaurant. She definitely lost a customer and hopefully more today...More

Thank Pedro A
Reviewed 7 October 2017 via mobile

We ate at de Schaar overlooking the Coupra. We had an excellent meal. The fact that I am vegetarian was no problem, they made a dish especially for me. My husband had fish which was beautifully presented. Not a cheap meal but delicious.

Thank Gaye D
Reviewed 1 October 2017

Recommend and booked by our hotel and the concierge was spot on... 8 of us for dinner... personally i had the stuffed mushrooms with snails in a curry sauce, followed by golden bream. The fish dish was beautifully cooked and was spot on. Accompanied by...More

Thank Enjoy_Beach_Life
Reviewed 12 September 2017

Dined here and the food was Lovely, it was cooked perfectly, you can see the chef cooking ,the service was good. The ambience was nice Couldn't fault it at all The prices were good compared to some we had seen?

Thank wackyjackyNortheast
Reviewed 31 July 2017

We were staying across the road to the bistro and decided to try it. We were lucky to get the last table as we hadn't booked. I would advise booking as several people were turned away after us. We were given a warm welcome and...More

Thank Christine S
Reviewed 18 May 2017

We went there Sunday night, without reservation and shortly before kitchen closed. Maybe therefore, the service was not the nicest. Nevertheless, the food was delicious and the prices reasonable.

1  Thank mel-reyan2017
Reviewed 6 May 2017 via mobile

We stopped in looking for an authentic,welcoming Bruges restaurant. We were not disappointed and instead had a lovely meal with wonderful service. From the warm goat cheese salad, to plats of duck and prawns with pasta everything was delicious. We will return before we leave...More

Thank Stillwater6
Reviewed 4 May 2017

The restaurant is located far from the madding crowds opposite the quiet marina in Brugge. Our waitress was great and gave us good advice on what to choose plus she spoke English and had a sense of humor. Because we hadnt made a reservation we...More

Thank clairealice
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$27 - US$36
Belgian, European
Dinner, Lunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Highchairs Available
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Romantic
Open Hours
12:00 PM - 2:15 PM
6:00 PM - 10:00 PM
12:00 PM - 2:15 PM
6:00 PM - 10:00 PM
12:00 PM - 2:15 PM
6:00 PM - 10:00 PM
12:00 PM - 2:15 PM
6:00 PM - 10:00 PM
12:00 PM - 2:15 PM
6:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Hooistraat 2, Bruges 8000, Belgium
  • Location: Europe  >  Belgium  >  Flanders  >  West Flanders Province  >  Bruges
  • Phone Number: +32 50 33 59 79
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Cosy restaurant in typical Bruges hous dating from 1614, grilling on open fire in the restaurant, chef owner, in summer beautiful terras near the canal with vew on small harbour, seasonal cooking
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