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Eetcafe de Spieghel

$$ - $$$, European
Jacob van Maerlantstraat 1 | Grote Markt, Damme 8340, Belgium
+32 50 37 11 30
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  • Very good50%
  • Average10%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible5%
3 days ago
“Great unplanned lunch”
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Belgian, European
$$ - $$$
Jacob van Maerlantstraat 1 | Grote Markt, Damme 8340, Belgium
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Reviewed yesterday

Took a punt on this one, main square?? tourist trap?? Not a chance. The food was superb. Best devilled kidneys said my partner. My french onion soup was indifferent. Lacking in body and taste, but okay.. Atmospheric and ancient Difficult to get to without boat...More

Thank Suzy M
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

My family and I made an unplanned stop in Damme enroute to Brugge and decided to have lunch in Eetcafe de Spieghel. We weren’t sure initially if it would be family friendly but we were very pleasantly surprised and it turned out to be one...More

1  Thank LondonRothers
Reviewed 21 July 2017

A relatively traditional Belgian menu but excellent cooking. We ate outside, service was friendly and efficient and the village square provided an outstanding backdrop. Our food was piping hot, well seasoned and perfectly cooked - superb. I was on my second beer when I realised...More

Thank BluePeterGeorge
Reviewed 21 January 2017

Nice pancakes and good coffee in a friendly and cosy place with writings on the wall of van Maerlant.

1  Thank tikki2015
Reviewed 19 July 2016

We stopped here for lunch while we were biking around the around. Nice location outside in the shade. The staff recommended mussels since it was in season. Absolutely delicious. It is a must to get. This was a little more expense than we usually get...More

Thank Joel H
Reviewed 13 July 2016

On a rainy day, sitting inside is quite nice, the choice of food was limited but my vegetarian dish was very good and the local beer was draft as it should be.

1  Thank Paul S
Reviewed 12 June 2016 via mobile

Went there twice and the second time, just because it was dinner time, refused to serve coffee on the outside, where there was already another person. This, while the inside room was half empty. Not nice at all to foreigners.

Thank Fernando F
Reviewed 24 May 2016

We live in Bruges so Damme is not far for us. In summer it is nice to ride the bike and have a stop there. I have been to 'Eetcafé de Spieghel' on several occasions and through all seasons. Each time it was a good...More

1  Thank LilyLighthouse
Reviewed 29 February 2016

This historic building is restructured in a quite original way: it creates a warm, "inviting atmosphere". The menu list is limited, but the food they offer (e.g. eel, steak,...) is really well. The wine list also shows a good price/quality ratio. Excellent, friendly service.

1  Thank Luc C
Reviewed 28 September 2015

It was raining cats & dogs outside, so we popped in to eat a pancake and enjoy the fire place. The place was packed!! So we had to wait for a while and after a couple of minutes a table was ready for us. One...More

2  Thank Mich B
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Belgian, European
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff
Good for
Kids, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Groups
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Jacob van Maerlantstraat 1 | Grote Markt, Damme 8340, Belgium
  • Location: Europe  >  Belgium  >  Flanders  >  West Flanders Province  >  Damme
  • Phone Number: +32 50 37 11 30
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