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Gouden Rivier

Smedenstraat 49, Bruges 8000, Belgium
+32 50 34 70 69
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  • Excellent52%
  • Very good35%
  • Average11%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“mango chicken” (2 reviews)
“dim sum” (2 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Chinese, Asian, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
Smedenstraat 49, Bruges 8000, Belgium
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1 - 10 of 26 reviews

Reviewed 22 April 2017

Great tasty starters, mains, espescially the Kung Po Chiken and although we didn't have desserts, they looked good

Thank Robert S
Reviewed 18 April 2017 via mobile

Very plain, ordinary Chinese. We actually came here for the "Indonesian" rice table but be warned it's nothing like what you get in the Netherlands, rather a mix of Thai and Chinese with a bit of sate thrown in to make it Indonesian.

1  Thank Glock T
Reviewed 13 April 2017

Dim Sum, Seafood, Duck, and Fried Rice. Everything was great. Menus in English & French. Server spoke very limited English. We were starving and just needed something quick and easy. This fit the bill excellently.

Thank Gina K
Reviewed 8 April 2017

Went to the Gouden River hungry and left very full. I had curry chicken stew with white rice--lots of good food, nothing unusual but very tasty. The large spring roll came with a warm gravy that was excellent and I also ordered a good abbey...More

Thank traveladdict5609
Reviewed 29 January 2017 via mobile

Traditional old fashioned Chinese restaurant inside with fish tank. They do have menus in English and French if you need them. We had dim sum, black pepper beef, mango chicken and sweet and sour pork. All very nice and good serves. Reasonable prices and good...More

Thank oioioi1
Reviewed 27 October 2016

Not bad, but not so good that you absolutely want to come back, I know better places for the same amount of money

Thank Flemishscouser
Reviewed 26 August 2016 via mobile

We are in Bruges for a few days. Last night we went Thai. Tonight Irene fancied Chinese. We looked at reviews and picked Gouden Rivier as being close by and having decent reviews on Trip Advisor. The restaurant was quiet as noted by other reviewers...More

1  Thank Graeme S
Reviewed 25 August 2016 via mobile

The occupation rate in this restaurant always seems to be on the low side when I stop by (either to takeout or eat there). It's a shame though, cause they offer pretty good chinese food, and they're always friendly.

Thank Dean D
Reviewed 20 March 2016 via mobile

The food and selection were great with good portion sizes, all of the dishes are placed in the middle of your table to share. Prices are reasonable but the wait time in between ordering and being served your food is quite some time.

Thank Mel K
Reviewed 19 March 2016

This was an incredible evening out. Food superb, service A1, beautiful decor, staff were extremely helpful as we do not speak Flemish but menus in English.

Thank paulbetterton
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Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Dinner, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Smedenstraat 49, Bruges 8000, Belgium
  • Location: Europe  >  Belgium  >  Flanders  >  West Flanders Province  >  Bruges
  • Phone Number: +32 50 34 70 69
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