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The Habit

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Kemelstraat 9, Bruges 8000, Belgium
+32 50 34 24 21
11:30 - 14:30
18:00 - 00:00
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Sun - Sat 11:30 - 14:30
18:00 - 00:00
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We stumbled across this restaurant and really glad we did. It ticked all our boxes.The staff were incredibly friendly and accommodating. The atmosphere was great. Good music playing in the background and the lighting just right. We had the Flemish Beef Stew. My wife had the set meal made up of Ginger Prawns to start, Beef Stew for main and... More 

Thank Terry D
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We stumbled across The Habit on our first night in Bruges, I was instantly taken by the decor we could see in the window and quick look at the menu, and it turned out to be one of the highlights of our stay. We initially tried to get a table at just after 6pm but there didn't seem to be... More 

Thank Fiona S
Worthing, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

As soon as I saw this restaurant I knew it was exactly what I was looking for in Brugge. Cosy, warm and intimate. The waitress/owner explained the menu to us and straight away I knew I was going for the Beef Bourguignon. It didn't disappoint. Rich and tender, completely yum!! This restaurant was just how I like it. We were... More 

Thank vivipoos74
Hereford, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Visited after seeing on TA. Quirky quaint restaurant with lots of knick knacks for sale inside. Warm welcome & explanation of the menu. I had the beef stew which was so tender and sweet, my husband had the mixed grill. Service was excellent & the food good.

1 Thank alimhall
London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My boyfriend and I visited this place on Valentines week and were very impressed. We were looking for quirky little restaurants that were affordable and we were pleased to find this place. The food was generously portioned, delicious and was served very hot. Our experience was dampened slightly by a large group of drunk British teenagers who refused to pay... More 

1 Thank Kitty M
Bristol, United Kingdom
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Food average. Service bad. They didn't serve tap water. They charged for mayonnaise. They said they took Amex on the door and then refused at payment. Why bother?

1 Thank Cafe_Man_Bristol1
Berkshire, United Kingdom
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 February 2017

Now before i say any more let me just tell you that our waitress was lovely. Really helpful and sweet throughout the whole night. We ordered a set menu of starter, main and desert for 20 eros each. There were 5 of us for dinner. Our starters were fine, nothing special. The main was absolutely awful. 2 of the meals... More 

2 Thank GraceEmily456
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 February 2017

Had a great meal from the €25 steak menu and my husband had mixed grill menu. steak was absolutely gorgeous, really perfectly cooked medium rare. Lovely chocolate mousse as well. Good service and great experience.

Thank Lisa B
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 February 2017 via mobile

EAT HERE! I can't express that enough!!!! I was soooo happy when we stumbled upon this place! It was so delicious! I loved the atmosphere, it had such a unique charm to it! We arrived when they first opened for dinner and the chef himself seated us and took our order. He was so sweet and made amazing food! (The... More 

Thank Heather W
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 February 2017

A comical night as my foot went through floorboards outside toilet.ordered mix grill and chicken was not cooked,cold inside but was replaced and a round of drinks was given. Any other time I'm sure things would be fine.

Thank Jeff G

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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, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Cheap Eats, Romantic
Open Hours
11:30 - 14:30
18:00 - 00:00
11:30 - 14:30
18:00 - 00:00
11:30 - 14:30
18:00 - 00:00
11:30 - 14:30
18:00 - 00:00
11:30 - 14:30
18:00 - 00:00
11:30 - 14:30
18:00 - 00:00
11:30 - 14:30
18:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Kemelstraat 9, Bruges 8000, Belgium
  • Location: Europe  >  Belgium  >  Flanders  >  West Flanders Province  >  Bruges
  • Phone Number: +32 50 34 24 21

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