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Tom's Diner

) #29 of 574 Restaurants in Bruges $$ - $$$ , European, International
West-Gistelhof 23, Bruges 8000, Belgium
+32 50 33 33 82
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  • Excellent62%
  • Very good29%
  • Average5%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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“meatloaf” (108 reviews)
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Belgian, European, International, Fusion, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
West-Gistelhof 23, Bruges 8000, Belgium
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1 - 10 of 616 reviews

Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Let's do the math, with a couple hundred good to top cafes and restaurants in Bruges, and our eating out for lunch and dinner over 10 days, we returned to Tom's twice for the best meals we had during our trip. We enjoyed lamb shank,...More

Thank Ivan B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We have just revisited Bruges after 5 years and made a point of returning to Tom's Diner. On our original trip, we enjoyed Tom's so much, we visited two consecutive nights. The restaurant is still very busy....so be sure to make a reservation. Also...there is...More

1  Thank goenywhereonce
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Busy restaurant and booking advised, although did manage to do this on the day. Helpful staff and good selection of dishes including vegetarian options. Nice open plan kitchen which was a nice touch.

Thank Liz S
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Outstanding among the tourist dross that is all too common in Bruges . Good music playing at a reasonable level tells you on entry that this might be different! Simple food prepared very well. I had the pasta dish and my husband had the meatloaf....More

Thank Anne W
Reviewed 11 May 2017

My Girlfriend and I visited Tom's Diner for the first time on a recent trip to Bruges. Whilst looking online for restaurants I saw the excellent reviews, delicious sounding menu, great prices and location close to the centre - and didn't hesitate to book. Inside,...More

Thank Charlie H
Reviewed 8 May 2017

We were eager to visit Tom's after seeing the great TA reviews. Sadly, we were disappointed. The meatloaf was better of the two mains we ordered -- it was good, but not that special. The house pasta was the biggest let down. Overcooked pasta that...More

Thank threeonrtheroad
Reviewed 27 April 2017 via mobile

Tried to get a table here last night at 7pm but was told that the earliest time I could get a table was 8pm so we decided to book for tonight. Menu isn't too large, always a good sign along with a wait as it...More

Thank Jeanette T
Reviewed 27 April 2017 via mobile

we had the tapas 6 course chef's World tour surprise menu @Next Door . One word: fantastic. Food is fresh and very tasty. Service is great as well.

Thank Douwe P
Reviewed 26 April 2017

I got this place from Rick Steves book on Bruge. Its a little bit out of the center of town, but easy to find. Its not a tourist trap, really a place that locals go. Fantastic food - the meatloaf, one of their specialties, was...More

Thank Glandman
Reviewed 22 April 2017

- Recommended for foodies - Nice modern take on Belgium classic dishes - Lovely wine and ambiance - Make a reservation

Thank FromNY2London
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Hello Do you have any availability for dinner for 2 on New Years Eve?
5 December 2016|
Response from WvD2013 | Reviewed this property |
Might be best to call them for a reservation. +32 50 33 33 82
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Bar Scene, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Open Hours
11:30 - 14:00
18:00 - 22:00
11:30 - 14:00
18:00 - 22:00
11:30 - 14:00
18:00 - 22:00
11:30 - 14:00
18:00 - 22:00
18:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: West-Gistelhof 23, Bruges 8000, Belgium
  • Location: Europe  >  Belgium  >  Flanders  >  West Flanders Province  >  Bruges
  • Phone Number: +32 50 33 33 82
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