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Genthof 5 | Moerkerkse steenweg 353 bus 2, Bruges 8000, Belgium
+32 50 70 35 72
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  • Excellent60%
  • Very good22%
  • Average13%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible0%
23 Jul 2014
“Delicious food.”
6 Jan 2013
“American Coffee House in Belgium”
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American, Cafe, European, Vegetarian Friendly
Genthof 5 | Moerkerkse steenweg 353 bus 2, Bruges 8000, Belgium
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Reviewed 23 July 2014

We enjoyed a delicious Flemish stew in this little bistro. We arrived quite late on a Friday evening, looking for somewhere reasonable priced to eat. We were pleased to find this bistro to the north of the markt. Food was well presented and very tasty....More

1  Thank Jo277journeys
Reviewed 6 January 2013

I wouldn't say it was an amazing place to go but def a nice break from a language barrier from travelling all week. Owner spoke english and was nice, though she seemed less than enthusiastic about serving us (hung over maybe?). Food was average but...More

1  Thank amarat
Reviewed 31 October 2012

Sloppy, expensive and just bad. The owner run at more like a hobby not a cafe and that did show. The only good thing is free wifi

1  Thank WuWus
Reviewed 17 September 2012

I believe it is now The Cosy Bistro. Anyway, we only had drinks here, but it was very comfortable and the staff/owner were very nice. Wifi is good as well.

Thank JPBowden
Reviewed 12 September 2012

We wanted a vegetarian meal but with our choice not available, we opted for the fish. The food was cooked to order and it was fairly well executed. The flavours were just a bit bland, so not outstanding but very good for a decent bite...More

Thank kukalu
Reviewed 6 July 2012

Great little place and nice location (away from big crowds, but not far), but nice the '60s has an American coffee place been open 11am till 10pm. Great wifi available, and friendly staff. Food is good and prices reasonable. But 11am? If they want Americans...More

Thank LuckyInCali
Reviewed 3 June 2012 via mobile

It appears impossible to find a decent coffee in Bruges. The coffee in our hotel being utterly undrinkable, we went on a hunt for taste with strength and smoothness. Reviews appeared to promise that Bean around the world would satisfy. However, we were disappointed. Our...More

Thank Walker064_10
Reviewed 7 May 2012

Visited this on the basis of Trip Advisor recommendations and as I wanted somewhere away from the centre (which it is - it's around 15 mins walk outside of the centre of town - not a million miles away but far enough to get you...More

2  Thank mrvanp
Reviewed 29 March 2012

Bruges seems to be full of all of the same sorts of places. This place is different. Although away from the tourist areas it is a very short walk away in a beautiful part of town and is a relaxed, cozy coffee shop. The perfect...More

Thank marchmarsh
Reviewed 29 March 2012

If you want a beautiful spot for a nice coffee, come to BATW. After walking around the tourist area it is nice to walk northeast of Markt where this shop is located and have a coffee in a quiet area that feels more like a...More

Thank crsmkm
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Restaurant Details

Average prices
Good for
Romantic, Child-friendly, Business meetings
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Genthof 5 | Moerkerkse steenweg 353 bus 2, Bruges 8000, Belgium
  • Location: Europe  >  Belgium  >  Flanders  >  West Flanders Province  >  Bruges
  • Phone Number: +32 50 70 35 72
  • E-mail
American coffee house in the historical center of Bruges. Have a delicious cup of coffee, tea and other drinks, or enjoy a snack (freshly made salads, panini, soup) in a cosy, family friendly establishment. Bean around the World puts American newspapers and WiFi freely available for tourists. Also check out our merchandise: tea, flavored coffee, calendars, mugs, magnets, books and much more.