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Tearoom Carpe Diem

) #2 of 20 Coffee & Tea in Bruges #35 of 638 Places to Eat in Bruges $$ - $$$ , European, Cafe
Wijngaardstraat 8, Bruges 8000, Belgium
+32 50 33 54 47
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  • Excellent59%
  • Very good30%
  • Average7%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
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“brunch” (15 reviews)
“cakes” (41 reviews)
“waffles” (120 reviews)
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Belgian, European, Cafe, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Wijngaardstraat 8, Bruges 8000, Belgium
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

We enjoyed a Belgian brunch of waffles and hot chocolate. The service was great and the waffles light, crispy and exceptionally moreish - you'll want the recipe. A great cafe in a beautifully old Bruges house. Highly recommended.

Thank J G
Reviewed 1 week ago

carpe diem,is so great,very traditional,,lovely cake shop and restaurant,every time we visit this great town,our first port of call is carpe diem,thier cakes and pastries are the best,today I took my sister there for her first visit,she was so impressed,she has a lovely cale and...More

Thank Jean L
Reviewed 1 week ago

Comfortable cafe. Service was good. Would recommend the Belgian rolls but the croissants were not great. They were soft, doughy and not flakey like they should be. They were served with cheap jam. I only say this because a couple of croissants and a couple...More

Thank Micheál H
Reviewed 1 week ago

This was our go-to stop for breakfast each morning in Bruges. Our waiter every day was "a young Rod Stuart look alike" according to my wife. His service was impeccable. Our menu selections ranged from simple pastries, to fruit waffles, to yogurt & fruit, or...More

Thank Ben C
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

If you only speak English, never go there. From the moment I arrived with my family I received a very poor service. A client even warned us that if we spoke Portuguese we would get a better service. It is a tourist town so good...More

1  Thank Thaisa M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Look out for this place or you'll miss it. The main waiter is multi lingual and fantastic with his advice and service. We had croque monsieurs and waffles, both were lovely, freshly cooked and very tasty.

Thank Simon B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

What an insane, but insanely delicious breakfast! My wife went simple and just had a croissant, a Belgian roll and tea. My daughter (vegan) had the fresh fruit waffle which was pretty much a work of art. I had a Carpe Diem breakfast which had...More

Thank Bigcoluk
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We went to this place twice (I tried their omelette, which was fine), but the crepes and waffles were AMAZING. Really tasty and we were served by a very friendly guy who recognised us when we visited again the following day. The staff are friendly...More

Thank ladypicassoontour
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

As advised by Trip adviser we went to he tearoom. Waffles with ice cream and hot chocolate sauce were to die for. While in Bruges definitely worth a visit. Right by the Church of our lady too.

Thank Leighcham
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We had some monseuir croquet and a waffle and everything was delicious. The terrace in the back is cosy and the waiters were nice.

Thank Vilde J
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Free Wifi, Reservations
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Open Hours
07:00 - 18:00
07:00 - 18:00
07:00 - 18:00
07:00 - 18:00
07:00 - 18:00
07:00 - 18:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Wijngaardstraat 8, Bruges 8000, Belgium
  • Location: Europe  >  Belgium  >  Flanders  >  West Flanders Province  >  Bruges
  • Phone Number: +32 50 33 54 47
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