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Books & Brunch

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Garenmarkt 30, Bruges 8000, Belgium
+32 50 70 90 79
09:00 - 15:00
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Mon - Fri 09:00 - 15:00
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Redditch, United Kingdom
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

After reading about this place on trip advisor it was fair to say we were not disappointed! The staff were extremely friendly, the cafe was quirky and full of books in all languages and the food was delicious. Definitely worth a trip!

Thank lb5487
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8 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We stopped here for breakfast after a late start. It was definitely brunch o'clock by the time we arrived at 11. The cafe is very well presented with friendly staff on hand to offer advise on the specials board or to talk you through the menu options. The interior is a quirky bookshop/cafe with a nice design element to it,... More 

Thank TeamDragon
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

As a bookworm I felt right at ease in the room. So many books and such a lovely interior. The wafles made my day, they were perfect. And don't forget to try the Harry Potter latte, delicious!

Thank Ellen S
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

great place to sit down and relax during your visit of Bruges. Great people who run the place and they serve a great home made breackfast. Whike your sitting and enjoying you cab read a book from any shelf in the house and if good and not finished, buy it for a few euro's ....

Thank Jo L
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 October 2016

you cannot get just an omlete, unless you take a whole breakfast, which makes it a bit more expensive than you`d expect. Besides that, the place is lovely, not far from the center, and the waiter was nice

Thank Tomer M
Deroo_Jos, Eigenaar at Books & Brunch, responded to this review

Thanks for calling me (the waiter) nice and good to hear you liked our place. As for ordering things of the breakfast menu separately, you actually can although we do not encourage it. The main reason we work with menu's is that separate orders tend to complicate things in the kitchen and since it's just two of us working the... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 October 2016

Relaxed atmosphere....really good food...especially waffles and the fresh orange juice!! Friendly staff!

Thank Davide-Raph
Spokane, Washington
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 October 2016

My wife and I stopped by Books and Brunch on a chilly late October morning. We walked in off the foggy cobblestone street into a space that manages to feel cozy and homey while still feeling open and spacious. Books line the walls creating a delightful aesthetic, but, not content to merely be props you as a patron are encouraged... More 

Thank Dhthomas1002
Ipswich, United Kingdom
2 reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 October 2016

We stopped by for breakfast this morning in the very friendly and groovy books and brunch. Good breakfast, good coffee in a very clean book lined environment, well worth a vist

Thank trmsupport
Basingstoke, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 October 2016

Breakfasts in Brugge are amazing and Books & Brunch was one of the best we had on our short break. The cafe is cozy and quaint with books on every wall and you can browse and read whilst waiting for your food. The menu is extensive with lots of different breakfast options - we had the organic breakfast which was... More 

Thank beccaboo81
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 October 2016

If you are in Bruges, this is a restaurant you can not miss. The food is spectacular and the atmosphere is cozy and quaint. Their bread is homemade and was some of the best bread we've ever had. This was our favorite thing in Bruges! Highly recommend this place to everyone.

Thank Rachel L

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$6 - US$26
Belgian, Cafe, European, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Free Wifi
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Romantic, Cheap Eats
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
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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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?