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In Den Wittenkop

Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
Belgian, European, Central European
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Sint-Jakobsstraat 14 | Sint-Jakobsstraat 14, Bruges 8000, Belgium
+32 50 33 20 59
Mon - Tue 12:00 - 15:00
Thu - Tue 18:00 - 22:00
Thu - Sat 12:00 - 15:00
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 November 2014

Six of us went there on a Tuesday night. We got the last 6 seats and had a great meal, 2 had a fillet of fish and 4 had beef cheeks cooked in a Flemish stew. All the meals were very good, service was provided by the owner and was top shelf. This is a recommended restaurant to any visitor... More 

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22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 November 2014

We found this place by accident, and got a room by the upstairs window with lovely view of the street. Excellent mushroom soup "on the house" before our starters arrived - shrimp croquettes - just gorgeous, but one of the best meals in a long time was the mixed grill which we both had. I don't usually have mixed grills... More 

Thank bladeandahalf
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10 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 November 2014

We were looking for something a little less "touristy" than the restaurants on the main square and noticed that this restaurant had a "Trip Advisor - Certificate of excellence" on the door - so thought we'd give it a try. Even though we were a little late for lunch and were close to closing, the staff welcomed us in and... More 

Thank Slugwig
Oxford, United Kingdom
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63 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 October 2014

Situated just off the main market square this restaurant is well worth the walk! It's cosy and atmospheric.The food is straight forward but wonderfully home cooked. This means you will need to wait a little longer but it'sworth it!! We had lemon sole and mussels. Both beautifully cooked. Our only disappointment was that they had run out of chocolate mousse... More 

1 Thank Mark W
Perth, Australia
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7 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 October 2014

We at here twice on a recent trip to Bruges. A lovely little restaurant just off the market square and away from the tourist strip. Terrific - we really enjoyed the mussels, fish , and pork cheek. Lovely décor and attentive friendly people. The owner/front of house manger is especially welcoming. Value for money.

Thank Jacquie T
Ratingen, Germany
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2 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 October 2014

Very Good , taste of local skills, Original flavours and fresh ingredients definitely recommended!!.

Thank Ispliff
Essex, UK
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 75 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 October 2014 via mobile

A very small cosy restaurant with big character, ambiance and nice staff. Smoked salmon starter was just that - no lemon or black pepper and quite expensive for what it was. Pork cheek was delicious as was the sole (and you get three fillets). Best frites in Bruges (surprisingly poor elsewhere!). Didn't have dessert but house wine was good. Worth... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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63 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 October 2014

We had mussels and pork cheek stew: loved both. Nice cozy decor, near city centre, good service (knowledgeable waiter, short waiting time). Good value for money, we would recommend this place.

1 Thank Fi T
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 August 2014

This lovely restaurant was a stones throw from our hotel. We dined here on our last night in Bruges and we saved the best till last. Great choice of dishes at reasonable prices. The staff were very attentive and we were lucky enough to have the top room to ourselves. The chilli lobster was amazing and the steak perfectly cooked.... More 

Thank Dan P
London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 August 2014

It is a lovely restaurant, great atmosphere and friendly staff! The fish was excellent, definitely worth a visit when in Bruges!

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Belgian, European, Central European
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Parking Available, Validated Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Free Wifi, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Highchairs Available, Full Bar
Good for
Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Child-friendly
Open Hours
18:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Sint-Jakobsstraat 14 | Sint-Jakobsstraat 14, Bruges 8000, Belgium
  • Location: Europe  >  Belgium  >  Flanders  >  West Flanders Province  >  Bruges
  • Phone Number: +32 50 33 20 59
Traditional regional kitchen - Comfort gourmet food. Everything home made with best ingredients and love.

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