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Cafe des Arts

Markt 32, Bruges 8000, Belgium
+32 50 33 34 68
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  • Excellent12%
  • Very good22%
  • Average23%
  • Poor16%
  • Terrible23%
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Belgian, European
$$ - $$$
Markt 32, Bruges 8000, Belgium
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

On the central square of Brugge, the terrace had a lovely view of the square. We ordered waffles as one does in Belgium and they were fantastic, even though they had run out of strawberries.

1  Thank Iija P
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It is what you'd expect of a tourist trap volume eatery which is guaranteed to be busy simply by the volume of hapless tourists streaming through the square. To be fair, their beer was well kept although, for the price, it should be so. Their...More

Thank BruceYork
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The food here was ok. Reasonable choice but not the greatest pizza I have had. Others in our (fairly large ) party were happier, but no one was highly impressed. The prices were about what you would expect for a restaurant in this location. Don't...More

1  Thank Kess100
Reviewed 22 April 2017 via mobile

great value for price and fantastic, friendly service. the mussels au gratin were delicious! good selection of beers too

1  Thank snapshotjourneys
Reviewed 11 April 2017

You expect to pay top dollar for sitting in the main square, but paying extra for a squirt of ketchup on your chips seems a bit over the top.

Thank Nakemmin
Reviewed 5 April 2017 via mobile

You expect to pay a premium when sitting in the main square, but this place takes the biscuit. They charged €1.50 for ketchup. Without warning. Enough said really...

Thank Carla L
Reviewed 14 March 2017 via mobile

The waffles were akin to Eggo waffles -- frozen and heated up. They were still cold in the middle. The server also told us that too much soda was bad for us and therefore would not serve large sizes. This was the most expensive and...More

Thank E7900NXjoys
Reviewed 5 January 2017 via mobile

So because it was the new year and lots of places we closed, we ventured onto the square in hope that the food would be of good quality. We were wrong. The starter of prawn croquette was served with raw prawns on the side of...More

Thank Laura P
Reviewed 28 December 2016

Always prepared to accommodate mobility aid even when busy. Helpful waiting staff. varied, reasonably priced menus with an excellent fish soup on one of them. Down point: access to toilets is via somewhat difficult stairs. Nevertheless, we visited twice!

1  Thank Graham M
Reviewed 5 December 2016

My friend and I were looking for somewhere to eat in the main square before our walking tour and this seemed to be the best option. She received a huge pot of mussels and chips for 25 Euro and I a traditional Belgian meal for...More

2  Thank Shelby L
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Anne E
this would have been friday the 18th of september
20 September 2015|
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Anne E
I lost my gold wedding band in your outdoor area while sitting with my husband.. i only noticed it later that evening.. but when i sat down there with him i heard something hit the stones and looked down and around when i did thinking i dropped change.. or my camera but since i didnt see anything and my camera was ok i went on and left.. please if it is turned in could you let me know.. it isnt of any real value but it means so much thanks
20 September 2015|
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Belgian, European
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Reservations, Waitstaff
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Markt 32, Bruges 8000, Belgium
  • Location: Europe  >  Belgium  >  Flanders  >  West Flanders Province  >  Bruges
  • Phone Number: +32 50 33 34 68
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