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Books & Brunch

Garenmarkt 30, Bruges 8000, Belgium
+32 50 70 90 79
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  • Excellent76%
  • Very good19%
  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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Open Now
9:00 AM - 3:00 PM Hours
Belgian, European, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Garenmarkt 30, Bruges 8000, Belgium
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Reviewed 4 days ago

Great spot for a nice brunch meal out of the way of the crowds. I'd highly recommend it for kids as well-they were great at accommodating us.

Thank Jon S
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We stopped in for lunch on our first day of our trip and we could not have been happier! It’s a bit hidden but well worth looking for it. Don’t be put off by the small size. We were seated straight away and staff were...More

Thank bhsykes
Reviewed 1 week ago

We went this weekend to have breakfast and it definitely was a pleasure. We both had the full breakfast and it was more than enough food, the salmon was delicious so the fruit, and other things. Fresh orange juice, Nutella, different kinds of bread cheese,...More

Thank Lorena J
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a place a bit off the beaten track that is well worth visiting. The atmosphere is warm and cosy with books absolutely everywhere (even in the toilets!). The food is freshly made and scrumptious. We go there every time we are in Bruges...More

Thank Véronique M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I went to Books & Brunch with my friend visiting from Italy and we LOVED The food. Everything was extremely fresh and savory. We had a hot vegetable soup because we were freezing, served with brown bread, and a delicious quiche lorraine. Excellent meal, service...More

Thank Annalisa C
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

6 of us went for breakfast and even though we didn’t have a reservation they managed to squeeze us in. The staff were very nice and the food was tasty. I had the Hearty Breakfast and it was delish and the portions were great for...More

Thank Laura S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

So glad we went here after a rainy morning in Bruges. This place is situated in a bookshop and I loved the atmosphere. The food was great, plenty of choice and the service excellent. I chose soup and it was delicious. I was not charged...More

Thank turace
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stayed in an apartment close by this little restaurant. We ate there twice for lunch. The grilled sandwiches were very good and my friend enjoeyed his salad. The place is decorated floor to ceiling with books on two floors, although the restaurant area is...More

Thank morandanny
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Great concept and beautiful cafe with really special atmosphere. Good range of breakfasts, including vegan options - but the portions were small and it was very overpriced for what it was! Would recommend going for a coffee instead, but still worth visiting!

Thank sixpence04
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We visited Books & Brunch after seeing all the positive reviews, and we were not disappointed. A short walk from the centre of Bruges - a light, airy space with a relaxed atmosphere. My husband ordered an open sandwich and soup, I ordered a cheese...More

Thank Nikki R
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11 May 2015|
Response from Deroo_Jos | Property representative |
We do accept card (Visa, Mastercard & Maestro).
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$6 - US$26
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Free Wifi, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Local cuisine
Open Hours
9:00 AM - 3:00 PM
9:00 AM - 3:00 PM
9:00 AM - 3:00 PM
9:00 AM - 3:00 PM
9:00 AM - 3:00 PM
9:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Garenmarkt 30, Bruges 8000, Belgium
  • Location: Europe  >  Belgium  >  Flanders  >  West Flanders Province  >  Bruges
  • Phone Number: +32 50 70 90 79
  • E-mail
The combination of different kinds of breakfasts, light lunches (salads, sandwiches and seasonal specials) and our used-book store create a relaxing atmospere.We like to surprise with tasty, healthy food. Organic and vegetarian options are always available. As for drinks : freshly ground coffee, latte, capuccino, fresh tea, homemade limonade and ice-tea....The books are a mix of all genres of non-fiction and fiction. English and French books are available too. We also supply free WIFI and charging points for your laptop, phone and tablet.See you in Books & Brunch !
We're open from Monday to Friday, 9-17 h. Closed during Belgian school holdiays.
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