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Spinolarei 1, Bruges 8000, Belgium
+32 50 34 17 85
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

The food is decent. A bit too pricey for the quality, but not rip-off. I had a steak that was supposed to be medium-rare. It was more towards medium-well, especially on the edges that were thinner it was quite well done. The salmon tartare was delicious. The waitress however was kind of annoying. We said that we would not want... More 

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Thank claudiu0909
Vancouver, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

had a late lunch on a cold march day. Fresh asparagus, shared the pidgeon and tartetatin, everything was excellent, beautiful room and service, very intimate setting. Enjoyed the quiet environment and the luxury of time, no one was pressing for you to leave. Lovely menu with selected dishes all carefully cooked in the gorgeous kitchen that you can view from... More 

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Thank Sylviannethesaint
Oxfordshire, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 February 2017

A spur of the moment diner for families last night in Bruges. Very pretty restaurant that still had their Valentine's Day decorations up. The restaurant is set over 2 floors and was mostly full for the evening. I am struggling with what score to give as the food (when it arrived) was really excellent; enormous tiger prawns, perfectly cooked filet... More 

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Thank Charlie H
Vancouver, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 January 2017

The place looked lovely from the outside, so I decided to give it a shot. I walked in, stood there for a few moments, and then the waitress (and I think she's the owner as well), rushed to me and asked, without a greeting: "What do you want?" ...Umm, a table? So she sat me down, the place was pretty... More 

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Thank Im_Smejky
Glasgow, United Kingdom
2 reviews
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 December 2016

Well this is certainly a restaurant that has given endless food for conversation. We felt lucky to get a table it had been 'fully booked' but they had a 'last minute' cancellation. They must have had a couple as there was at least one other empty table. The menu was in French with prices that reflected possible fine dining I... More 

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Thank wrenchapman
London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 November 2016 via mobile

Really lovely meal in this restaurant just off the main drag in Bruge. The food was delicious, and we found the staff friendly and obliging. Amazing carpaccio of beef, amazing prawns, and divine steak.

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Thank HeleneSharrock
London, United Kingdom
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 November 2016 via mobile

We found this restaurant by chance and booked a table for our evening meal as it looked so nice from the outside. Upon arriving we were seated straight away but our waitress was abrupt and rude to us the whole duration we were there. She got shirty when we asked her for some help with the menu choices. We had... More 

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Thank annar3uk
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 November 2016 via mobile

We had a lovely evening in Spinola, a tiny restaurant at a very pretty spot in Bruges. We wanted to have the four course diner, but since I don't eat meat, this was not possible. I think it would be more flexible to accommodate guests and replace a dish, but we had to choose an a la carte diner instead.... More 

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Thank Lidwien S
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 November 2016

We seek that place thinking it would be quiet but near the center site and that was our mistake. The story began with the couple of owners who were horribly nasty and rude when asked table, not having customers should be sufficient warning. At all times they tried to get us hurry and force us to choose the dishes. Always... More 

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Thank Ramiro F
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 November 2016 via mobile

This is my first negative review and I am doing it because I consider it a moral duty to let others know about this place. We found the place by chance at lunchtime wandering in the city and the environment called my attention as it looked elegant and welcoming. Unfortunately the attention was neither one or the other. We were... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    3 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
French, Belgian, Seafood, European, Vegetarian Friendly
Meals
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Romantic, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Spinolarei 1, Bruges 8000, Belgium
  • Location: Europe  >  Belgium  >  Flanders  >  West Flanders Province  >  Bruges
  • Phone Number: +32 50 34 17 85

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?