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Den Dyver

$$ - $$$, European,
Dijver 5, Bruges 8000, Belgium
+32 50 33 60 69
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  • Excellent43%
  • Very good31%
  • Average12%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible8%
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“creme brulee” (6 reviews)
“oysters” (4 reviews)
“steak” (12 reviews)
Belgian, European, Central European, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
Dijver 5, Bruges 8000, Belgium
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This was recommended by a local Belgium colleague and it certainly deserves a visit. Restaurant offers a nice salmon appetizer to open the appetite. I tried the "coq au vin" as main dish and it was a good experience. The desert was was delicious. Selection...More

1  Thank mluis1
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We revisited this restaurant 8 years after our last meal there. We had such fond memories of a fun night eating a several course meal with a beer pairing. We were really excited to visit again, but although the meal was good, it was not...More

1  Thank mojomary2468
Reviewed 29 March 2018

Day106 - Bruge. Here on the recommendation of Matthieu from Manhattan Bar in Geneva who hasn't put a foot wrong so far. Set in a spacious ding room with exposed brickwork and green tonings in walls and doors, it's a good start. We opted for...More

1  Thank LetsDoCurry
Reviewed 18 February 2018

In 2012 we had a dinner with wonderful experience here but after 6 years this restaurant has lost a lot of is speciality. - Amount of tables are to much, there is almost no place to walk between the tables. I was hit more the...More

Thank auyzhuann
Reviewed 12 February 2018

Our hotel had recommended Den Dyver, but I cannot really subscribe to the recommendation. The restaurant is pleasantly appointed, and the accueil quite efficient, but the food is over-priced for quality. I ordered half a lobster, which could have done with 2 more minutes on...More

Thank Peter V
Reviewed 1 February 2018 via mobile

We had great time at Den Dyver! Food was very very good!decoration beautiful and warm. staff very polite and educated! BUT!!we paid 150 euros for 2 main courses,2 starters and 3 prosecos...come on guys...

Thank Pinelopi H
Reviewed 26 January 2018

In the weeks after Christmas and New Year, Bruges goes into a sort of hibernation, with many places closed 'til 26 January. As it happened, our visitors came before that, but were dying to see Bruges. The streets were relatively quiet, a joy, and the...More

Thank AvuncularAmerican
Reviewed 18 January 2018 via mobile

Pros: Beautiful place. Some of the food was very good. Cons: Some of the food was mediocre at best. All of it was quite expensive.

Thank Doom W
Reviewed 23 December 2017

We recently spent a couple of nights in Bruges and enjoyed a nice dinner at Den Dyver on Dijver Street. Opening hours 12-2.30pm (lunch) and 6-10pm (dinner) daily. The restaurant is closed on Mondays. You can make reservations directly on their website if you like....More

Thank BradJill
Reviewed 12 December 2017 via mobile

I walked in off the streets of Bruges on the slim chance that this modern, sophisticated looking restaurant might have a last-minute availability for 11 people on a Friday night for my father’s birthday - we were not disappointed! Axle was so accommodating and even...More

Thank amyvxo
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7 June 2016|
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Response from Kelly V | Property representative |
hallo Sam james , I just saw your review on the dijver. Me and my husband are the former owners of the 25 year old family restaurant. till my name is here for the dijver :( so sorry that things where not ok anymore. whenever... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$23 - US$58
Belgian, European, Central European, Vegetarian Friendly
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Local cuisine, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Open Hours
12:00 PM - 2:30 PM
6:00 PM - 10:00 PM
12:00 PM - 2:30 PM
6:00 PM - 10:00 PM
12:00 PM - 2:30 PM
6:00 PM - 10:00 PM
12:00 PM - 2:30 PM
6:00 PM - 10:00 PM
12:00 PM - 2:30 PM
6:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Dijver 5, Bruges 8000, Belgium
  • Location: Europe  >  Belgium  >  Flanders  >  West Flanders Province  >  Bruges
  • Phone Number: +32 50 33 60 69
  • E-mail
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