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L'Estaminet

Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
Belgian, Bar, European, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly
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Park 5, Bruges 8000, Belgium
+32 50 33 09 16
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Today
12:00 - 02:00
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Hours:
Sun 12:00 - 02:00
Tue - Wed 12:00 - 02:00
Thu 17:00 - 02:00
Fri - Sat 12:00 - 04:00
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Walldorf, Germany
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30 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

We loved this place. We went there three evenings in a row. It was just around the corner from our hotel, the prices are reasonable, the staff are cheerful and competent, and the food was satisfying.

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Thank tobiasfam
Buenos Aires, Argentina
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42 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

Terrible food. Rude waitress. Expensive. The light is so dim that we had to use our phones to illuminate the menus. The plates are even worse. The only thing that was OK was the curry. Eat somwhere else

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Thank Demo_Sanchez
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This restaurant has a lovely atmosphere, especially in the evening. We were sat in the conservatory and it was warm and well-lit. The food was amazing - definitely have their famous spaghetti! As a vegetarian, they do a veggie spaghetti too which was great considering other Bruges restaurants are very meat-centric. We ordered 4 of the spaghettis and the waiters... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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61 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The most friendly staff in Bruges. I was expecting tradicional Local food, however they only have 5 dishes on the Menu. A quick look around, everyone were eating spaghettis, so we ordered spaghettis. They were so nice and tasty. The staff were very friendly. Can you believe that they don't have frites potatoes :@ ? I would recommend.

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Thank LVALLEP
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6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Straight, uncomplicated, Nice terrace, parkview, Good crew, value for money, just off track, parking, enjoy summer and winter time

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Thank Martijn T
Kassel, Germany
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42 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Anyone who has seen one of our favourite movies, "In Bruges," will know of the Koningen Astrid park. (Sorry, no alcoves!) Right opposite the park entrance is the excellent bar/restauant "L'Estaminet." Just far enough from the tourist centre of Bruges to be frequented by mostly local people, and just a short walk from our B&B, this cheery little place has... More 

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Thank wanderhorn
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7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 15 February 2017

Very good experience of this cosy and caracterfull local pub. Great atmosphere and good creative food! Fully crowded so be on time!!

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Thank Karel D
1 review
Reviewed 25 January 2017 via mobile

Excellent food, friendly people and good beers. Nothing more to say, but tripadvisor wants a 100 tokens.

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Thank stijnv85
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 12 January 2017

Popped in on a recommendation by our Walking Tour guide after we asked for a local's place for traditional food & a true Brugges experience. And we're definitely glad we did! The place was full (always a good sign), but the barman created some space for us at the bar so that we could come in out of the cold... More 

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Thank Alexis B
Bruges, Belgium
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7 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 22 December 2016 via mobile

I love this place, it's tiny when the summer terrace isn't placed but when it is it is big enough! I love all the foods, especially the lasagna diablo and the chilli con carne ! I often have to contain myself from going on a weekly base !

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Thank honiahvka

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$9 - US$17
Cuisine
Belgian, Bar, European, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Wheelchair Accessible, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Free Wifi, Highchairs Available
Good for
Bar Scene, Cheap Eats, Kids, Local cuisine, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 - 02:00
Tuesday
12:00 - 02:00
Wednesday
12:00 - 02:00
Thursday
17:00 - 02:00
Friday
12:00 - 04:00
Saturday
12:00 - 04:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Park 5, Bruges 8000, Belgium
  • Location: Europe  >  Belgium  >  Flanders  >  West Flanders Province  >  Bruges
  • Phone Number: +32 50 33 09 16
Description
Kitchen open from 12:00 till 23:00

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?