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The Habit

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Kemelstraat 9, Bruges 8000, Belgium
+32 50 34 24 21
11:30 - 14:30
18:00 - 00:00
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Sun - Sat 11:30 - 14:30
18:00 - 00:00
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Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

My husband and I went for dinner at The Habbit, for our anniversary. Our food took 50 minutes to arrive (we only had mains). When it finally came it was stone cold and had no flavour. We asked if we could have a discount on the price and the chef came out and shouted at us saying his food was... More 

Thank Jasmin C
Tel Aviv, Israel
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 86 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

The food was good. Portions and the quality are okay. The service is very friendly. We had a great mussels and fish and chips. There was a good choice of beer. The funny thing was that we were charged for chips as a independent meal, but since the place itself is not expensive this was okay. Definitely recommend the place.

Thank IgorZet
Washington DC, District of Columbia
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47 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We enjoyed our meal. I would skip the 3 course meals. The other entrees appeared to be better. We did just that. The service was great. When the waiter accidentally provided my husband with the wrong entree (1/2 chicken instead of a chicken soup type thing), he was able to try both. They were so nice about it to the... More 

Thank Skigal08
Rochester uk
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5 reviews
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Small family run restaurant in central Bruges. Very enjoyable and reasonably priced cuisine. Pleasant banter with proprietor who serves at table and gives a helping hand with explanation of dishes.

Thank Denise Ann Mari... M
2 reviews
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Me and my boyfriend have come to this resteraunt twice for our stay in Bruges. Both times we were met with lovely friendly service. The waiter got straight to it, we forgot to ask his name but he had glasses and had a cast on his arm at the time. How he remembers all the orders is beyond me. The... More 

Thank Chelsea H
Cornwall, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We have a dinner in the Habit,the food was super i never eat so good in a restaurant. The finest restaurant in Bruges,the service was good the food was super.....my wife want the chef for his food en he is a very good looking men also,i never send my wife there alone because is to dangereux that she never come... More 

Thank mardroes
1 review
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Wandered across this place while exploring the city. Great ambiance and food, with some traditional Belgian dishes. Order whatever Mike tells you to, he won't steer you wrong with either food or drink. Finished off the meal with the lightest chocolate mousse that just melts in your mouth. I'll be telling friends to come here if they're in town.

Thank ErikaWorldTravler93
Los Angeles, California
1 review
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We had the steak dinner on the fixed menu and the chicken. Both dishes were cooked exceptionally well and I especially enjoyed the steak. The food was delicious and prices were reasonable. The place has a quaint eclectic atmosphere and the owner and his wife were excellent hosts during our dinner. I would highly recommend visiting the Habit.

Thank Bryce_Hero
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Place is quite funky and cool, our server was also very pleasant, but that is about it! Forget about fine dining, if you are looking for a decent meal my advise will be not to visit this place!!!

2 Thank Tatia M
1 review
Reviewed 21 March 2017

We stumbled across this restaurant and really glad we did. It ticked all our boxes.The staff were incredibly friendly and accommodating. The atmosphere was great. Good music playing in the background and the lighting just right. We had the Flemish Beef Stew. My wife had the set meal made up of Ginger Prawns to start, Beef Stew for main and... More 

Thank Terry D

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Belgian, European, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Kids, Romantic, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
11:30 - 14:30
18:00 - 00:00
11:30 - 14:30
18:00 - 00:00
11:30 - 14:30
18:00 - 00:00
11:30 - 14:30
18:00 - 00:00
11:30 - 14:30
18:00 - 00:00
11:30 - 14:30
18:00 - 00:00
11:30 - 14:30
18:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Kemelstraat 9, Bruges 8000, Belgium
  • Location: Europe  >  Belgium  >  Flanders  >  West Flanders Province  >  Bruges
  • Phone Number: +32 50 34 24 21

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