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De Gouden Kroes

) #59 of 573 Restaurants in Bruges $$ - $$$ , Seafood, European
Hoogstraat 12 | 8000 Brugge, Bruges 8000, Belgium
+32 50 35 82 88
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  • Excellent57%
  • Very good32%
  • Average7%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“lobster” (43 reviews)
“whelks” (6 reviews)
“sea snails” (4 reviews)
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Belgian, Seafood, European, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Hoogstraat 12 | 8000 Brugge, Bruges 8000, Belgium
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Reviewed 1 week ago

If you don't feel like dining in one of the many tourist traps in Bruges, you should go here. Lovely little restaurant with very friendly waiter. We didn't make reservations and I think we were lucky to get a table on a Friday night. We...More

1  Thank Isabel V
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The restaurant is cosy but also costly. I had mussles in white whine at a very typical price (26 euro), almost every restaurant in Bruges charges this for this classic Belgian dish so it's normal I guess. It's actually really good, best mussles I had...More

Thank silver a
Reviewed 11 July 2017

Went on Friday, booking recommended. Absolute first class sea food between us we had a whole lobster, huge bowl of mussel and fries, bottle of wine and a bottle of water for a round £100. The tables are a little close, but the service is...More

Thank Josh S
Reviewed 10 July 2017 via mobile

Wonderful dinner on their new, first floor, outside terrace. Food quality is excellent and the mussels are amongst the best I've had anywhere, and the service impeccable. Definitely recommend.

Thank GarryRobson
Reviewed 8 July 2017 via mobile

We were recommended this restaurant, by our hotel . It was situated 3 doors down and after a tiring day travelling , suited our needs perfectly. The food and service were amazing and excellent . The bouillabaisse with half a lobster highly recommended. Accidentally ,...More

Thank pguy2016
Reviewed 6 July 2017 via mobile

This was a great experience all around. It's rare to find 5 star food in such a relaxed atmosphere. We came with the whole family, including our 9 and 11 year old children. The waiter was so good with the kids, teaching the younger how...More

Thank CalcipherTheCat
Reviewed 29 June 2017

This is a warm friendly and compact restaurant that caters for almost all tastes and pockets. Though mainly a fish restaurant there is a limited steak option, but really, with lobster an amazing sea food platter, oysters, crab. Cod Royal, even Mussels and chips, all...More

Thank the-wandering-fool
Reviewed 28 June 2017

My wife had a live European lobster fresh from the tank and it was very good, I had Sole and it was not very big and i bit dry most likely previosly frozen. I started with Shrimps brochette and had about 10-12 shrimps rather ok....More

Thank JankanHH
Reviewed 18 June 2017

Mrs H and I love our seafood and DE Gouden Kroes Friuit de mer Royale is truly a seafood delight. From the prepared lobster and claws, to the sumptious oysters and logostenes it excelled & to date was the best presented and tasty FDM we...More

1  Thank Neil H
Reviewed 18 June 2017

Wat a good service and cleen : the food was very very nice! Sercice perfect , food perfect and frech , nice lobster well prepared , for sure we come back.

Thank Ann V
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$18 - US$47
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Romantic, Local cuisine, Business meetings
Open Hours
12:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 23:00
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18:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 23:00
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12:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Hoogstraat 12 | 8000 Brugge, Bruges 8000, Belgium
  • Location: Europe  >  Belgium  >  Flanders  >  West Flanders Province  >  Bruges
  • Phone Number: +32 50 35 82 88
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