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Cafe Au Lait

Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
European, Belgian, Cafe
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Noordzandstraat 28, Bruges 8000, Belgium
+32 50 34 45 34
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6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I've been in Bruges with my girlfriend for Christmas holidays, looking for a place where to have a breakfast We found this fantastic tea room. I have eaten the best fruit waffle in My Life. I recomend You this experience also for normal break in any time during the day.

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Thank Moises C
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11 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Lovely place to stop for a snack and they do wonderfully light waffles and interesting salads. Right in the heart of the shopping area so a lovely place to rest from retail therapy

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Thank Linmo
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51 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Had lunch here with my wife. Two salads and the cheese croquettes. Service was quick, portions sizable, and the food was very fresh, made with good ingredients. I suspect there are better lunch places in Bruges, but this did the trick.

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Thank Doru G
Grantham, United Kingdom
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117 reviews
73 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 61 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 December 2016

Having visited one day we spent a good 45 minutes searching for the same cafe again the following day. The ready made hot chocolate is worth searching for. Waffles loaded with fruit and all served with a smile. This really is the place for a break and a cuppa, but I will stick to the chocolate.

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Thank David J
Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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185 reviews
123 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 99 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 December 2016

This is where the locals go to get the best waffles in town, plus great tea, coffee, cake and cookies. Memorable, best waffles we have ever had!

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Thank FernandoLanzer
Chateauguay, Canada
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8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 November 2016

We were recommended to go there for a late BK/early lunch and we did not regret it! Food was hot, tasty and reasonably price... I went with the traditional Waffle (Hey went there for the local food!!) and my husband had this amazing dish which I unfortunately forgot the name but it was chicory wrapped up in ham with a... More 

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Thank Josee91
London, UK
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87 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 November 2016

We stopped here for afternoon tea after a day on our feet as we explored the city. Although busy, we were quickly seated and served by a friendly and professional waitress. The tea was good and the cakes delicious. Afterwards we sought recommendations from her about good chocolate outlets from the myriad available and were thrilled with the recommendation! Thank... More 

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Thank Gakeitse
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14 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 October 2016 via mobile

This lovely tea room serves light lunches and snacks, which all looked delicious, but we went straight for the waffles. We weren't disappointed, the waffles were light and tasty, accompanied by hot chocolate sauce and ice cream. If you only treat yourself to one sweet snack when in Bruges, make sure it's here

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Thank Helen O
Cheltenham, England.
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21 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 September 2016

We have been going to Café au Lait every years since 2006. It is a family run tea room, with excellent service and the pancakes, waffles and light meals are delicious. Highly recommended.

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Thank Neil639
Chico, California
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35 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 August 2016

My wife & I had a couple of waffles with butter/sugar, an omelette with ham, and eggs sunny side up with ham. All perfectly fine, and a friendly waitress too. 37 euros including a 10% tip, and it seems that in general, breakfasts in Europe are at least 35-50% more expensive than those in the United States. Given that, certainly... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
European, Belgian, Cafe
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Seating, Serves Alcohol, Waitstaff
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Noordzandstraat 28, Bruges 8000, Belgium
  • Location: Europe  >  Belgium  >  Flanders  >  West Flanders Province  >  Bruges
  • Phone Number: +32 50 34 45 34

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