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Hoogstraat 5, Bruges 8000, Belgium
+32 50 33 16 60
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  • Excellent52%
  • Very good31%
  • Average10%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible3%
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“steak” (42 reviews)
“mussels” (27 reviews)
“vol au vent” (12 reviews)
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Belgian, European, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
Hoogstraat 5, Bruges 8000, Belgium
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Reviewed 3 days ago

My wife and I happened upon this restaurant during a recent visit to Bruges, and found our meals to be a beautiful blend of a British pub (of which we've been to many) and traditional Belgian fare. We tried the white asparagus, perfectly cooked and...More

Thank 2009Benjamin
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Fantastic little restaurant. Charismatic owner lovely steak and the beef stew was delicious. One of the very few later opening eateries in Bruges if you fancy a late bite. Highly recommended

Thank Paul M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

i was there with my colleagues for dinner. the place is small and there is no light we used our cell phones to read the menu!!! however i ate the bedt fillet mignon in bruge with fries. the mussels are perfectly done also. there dishs...More

Thank The_Engineer_55
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

we went there twice during our 3 day stay. 😀 we loved the pepper cream sauce. the mussles are lovely and plenty.

Thank Tine H
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I had Dover sole and my travel companions had steak, which they shared as it was a large potion for one person 250gms of steak. Food was prompt even though it was busy. Small place with tables close together but it enables you to chat...More

Thank Susi R
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We stumbled across this restaurant a few years ago and were not disappointed. Whilst it would be considered a 'tourist spot' given it was used to film a scene in the film In Bruges, the restaurant does not play on this and is by no...More

Thank Gemma S
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Visited this Restaurant while on a family break. From the moment we entered we were greeted by the Manager/Owner with a very hostile welcome. My wife had booked online and had received a confirmation on the booking. The Manager told us he had not confirmed...More

Thank Ainsya64
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We are here on a Friday night but wasn’t too busy. We had booked in advance. Both had very tasty Flemish stew. Service was kinda laid back but very pleasant. Enjoyed it thoroughly. Not cheap for what it is. A filmlocarion from “In Bruges”.

Thank fionagun
Reviewed 15 April 2018

I enjoyed Thursday evening dinner with my wife an two friends at Dilligence. We we made very welcome and received typical hospitality. We all opted for mussels and chips and were treated to generous portions in a delicious pasties flavoured sauce. A good selection of...More

Thank Richard S
Reviewed 7 April 2018

we wanted a snack & it was fairly late & this was convenient we stopped in for tapas==they had cheese; white pudding we opted for both they were a crock of cubed cheese & another of white sausage broiled both were good and plentiful w...More

Thank leo t
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Response from thomasmK8268YW |
Wednesday is our closing day. All other days we're open from noon till 2pm and from 6pm till midnight...
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Sorry no idea. Best message the restaurant. He speaks good English
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Restaurant Details

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Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Free Wifi, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa
Good for
Bar Scene, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Local cuisine, Romantic
Open Hours
6:00 PM - 12:00 AM
6:00 PM - 12:00 AM
6:00 PM - 12:00 AM
6:00 PM - 12:00 AM
6:00 PM - 12:00 AM
6:00 PM - 12:00 AM
6:00 PM - 12:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Hoogstraat 5, Bruges 8000, Belgium
  • Location: Europe  >  Belgium  >  Flanders  >  West Flanders Province  >  Bruges
  • Phone Number: +32 50 33 16 60
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Restaurant Diligence is an authentic and cozy restaurant in Bruges, located in the heart of the city center, only 200 meters from the Burg and Market square. Restaurant Diligence represents an honest French-Belgian bistro cuisine. We use quality local products that we turn in tasteful and traditional meals. Except for Wednesday our kitchen is open every day from noon until 2pm for lunch and from 6pm till midnight for diner. So even after the movies or theater, you can visit us for a nice steak or a delicious Flemish stew.
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