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Den Gouden Harynck

Groeninge 25, Bruges 8000, Belgium
+32 50 33 76 37
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  • Excellent61%
  • Very good22%
  • Average10%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible4%
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“lamb” (28 reviews)
“herring” (11 reviews)
“amuse bouche” (23 reviews)
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French, Belgian, European, Vegetarian Friendly
Groeninge 25, Bruges 8000, Belgium
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

We dined here during a short visit to Bruges. We had the 5 course suprise menu. Marinated sea bream with capers, baked local asparagus, smoked lobster, lamb fillet and strawberries with apple & basil sorbet. It was all delicious, the stand out being the lobster...More

Thank spitfire1942
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Booked table for 2 last weekend and tried the 4 course taster menu which consisted of marinated herring, asparagus, lamb, strawberry and sorbet for 80 euros pp. Nice presentation and excellent tastes. Decided to select the cheese board as extra dessert which was also nice...More

Thank TokyoJoe
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The restaurant is lovely, a real gem down a small street in Bruges. The ambience was lovely with a fantastic staff who were very attentive and helpful and put up with us speaking no Belgium. The food was delicious and beautifully displayed. They accommodated one...More

Thank Forlorn_hope5
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A truly excellent restaurant for my birthday celebrations. Great atmosphere with a family feel to it. The food was innovative and exciting, well prepared and presented. We fully recommend it.

Thank MartinChew
Reviewed 26 April 2018

This gourmet restaurant is just across the road from our wonderful B&B "Bonifacius". We decided to spoil ourselves by booking this highly recommended restaurant. It is expensive but well worth it. We experienced wonderful food and impeccable service puntuated throughout by little suprises dishes. Even...More

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Reviewed 21 April 2018 via mobile

Yes it may be a touch expensive but what a wonderful quality dining experience. The ambiance and the welcome set the tone for a relaxing evening; service was attentive without being obtrusive and the tables were positioned so that conversations from neighbouring diners did not...More

Thank Hiraethog
Reviewed 20 March 2018

I went here for dinner with a group of 11 people. We had a great time there. To be honest I've had better champagne before, but that's just personal taste. The food however was great. First we had scallops, then really marvelous asparagus (first of...More

Thank koenbali
Reviewed 12 March 2018 via mobile

Thoroughly enjoyed my dinner here. Every dish was well considered and beautifully seasoned. The scallops were particularly lovely, served with a smokey eggplant accompaniment. I found the service to be professional and attentive

Thank atraveller981
Reviewed 11 March 2018 via mobile

Really great food with helpful and respectful staff. My wife and I had the tasting menu which was fantastic. The staff talked us through each dish and were attentive. This was by far the best food I had in Belgium. Genuine European fine dining.

Thank McGurple
Reviewed 17 February 2018 via mobile

Food was good, but not gorgeous, and service didn’t feel good to me. From the email exchanges regarding necessary reservation changes to dinner itself, service felt only formal and polite, but neither attentive, not friendly. But, the lobster was amazing and food overall was good....More

Thank uraniop
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1 November 2016|
Response from ianpamplin1 | Reviewed this property |
Gaynor, They have a website through which I contacted them, if you google the golden herring, Bruges the site comes up They were very helpful.
Selinda L
5 July 2015|
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Response from northie | Reviewed this property |
my husband didn't have a jacket -he wore casual pants and I think a cardigan. We were there Saturday night. No dress code on website -jackets definitely not a required.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Business meetings, Romantic, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
12:00 PM - 2:00 PM
7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
12:00 PM - 2:00 PM
7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
12:00 PM - 2:00 PM
7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
12:00 PM - 2:00 PM
7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Groeninge 25, Bruges 8000, Belgium
  • Location: Europe  >  Belgium  >  Flanders  >  West Flanders Province  >  Bruges
  • Phone Number: +32 50 33 76 37
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