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Books & Brunch

Garenmarkt 30, Bruges 8000, Belgium
+32 50 70 90 79
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  • Excellent75%
  • Very good20%
  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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Belgian, European, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Garenmarkt 30, Bruges 8000, Belgium
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Great little coffee shop, Server was very friendly and helpful and spoke good english! ☕️ Coffee was great all came with a complimentary little piece of cake 🍰which was a lovely touch. A lovely cool atmosphere, chairs, tables and sofas to sit down and read...More

Thank Mad-foodie1
Reviewed 1 week ago

My friend Brad was in your establishment yesterday. I am pretty sure he had a great time. Maybe you should ask him yourself...

Thank SMellYahMonkeys
Reviewed 1 week ago

While my husband and I were in Bruges we ate here because we read they had gluten free options. They offer gluten free baguettes with all of there breakfasts. They have typical european breakfasts with bread, eggs, cheese, bacon, salmon, chocolate spread, butter, and they...More

Thank jazzyjae2016
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

One of my favourite cafes in Bruges. They do fantastic breakfasts and really good coffee. Even though our hotel serves breakfast included, we always have to come here instead at least once per trip. We've also been for lunch a couple of times which is...More

Thank weevil
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Each month, I try to visit this beautiful hidden treasure in the centre of Bruges. Having a healthy breakfast and read a good book? Best combination to start your day! Thanks to Tabitha and Jos, we feel welcome every time we come here, and are...More

Thank Julie C
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great menu, full of choice. Lots of vegan options. My boyfriend had a waffle which he said was so amazing and he doesn't just throw that around. Friendly owners. Lots of books as you would expect. Nice chilled vibe.

Thank Sophie S
Reviewed 24 July 2017

We ate here for brunch with another couple and really loved it! I would recommend once you get to Bruges you go and make a reservation here. They fill up fast and often book multiple days out.

Thank Tracy R
Reviewed 21 July 2017 via mobile

Read the reviews here and decided to visit but when we arrived on 17th July there was a notice on the door saying that their only employee was off on maternity leave and they would reopen in September!More

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Deroo_Jos, Owner at Books & Brunch, responded to this reviewResponded 25 July 2017

I fully understand your disappointment but somehow it doesn't strike me as fair when you rate us one out of five when you didn't even enter our place... Since we have kids, one of which is wheelchairbound (and they're at home because of the school...More

Reviewed 15 July 2017

We very much enjoyed eating here for breakfast. The menu was in English, which was nice and the food was good and a lot of it. Eat here!

Thank mbatezel
Reviewed 8 July 2017 via mobile

Had a breakfast today - as I have problems with gluten and dairy, I was happy to have a full and normal breakfast in this wonderful place full of nice books from all around the world.

1  Thank Anda P
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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

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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
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Local cuisine
Open Hours
09:00 - 15:00
09:00 - 15:00
09:00 - 15:00
09:00 - 15:00
09:00 - 15:00
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
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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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