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Den Gouden Harynck

Groeninge 25, Bruges 8000, Belgium
+32 50 33 76 37
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  • Excellent61%
  • Very good22%
  • Average10%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible4%
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“lamb” (25 reviews)
“herring” (11 reviews)
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French, Belgian, European, Vegetarian Friendly
Groeninge 25, Bruges 8000, Belgium
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We had one of our best meals ever! The smoked lobster was to die for! The ambience and service added to a wonderful evening. Well worth its Michelin star rating.

Thank 400lynn
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I did not enjoy the evening . The service was fine but the food was frankly indifferent , the wine list expensive and badly chosen , the meal was excessively expensive and just no where near worth the money , to be avoided .

1  Thank John B
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

World class, truly a Michelin star restaurant! From service, decor , ambiance to the sumptuous excellent fine dining... it is indeed a Michelin star, world class restaurant in the heart of Bruges. An experience not to miss when you are visiting this very pretty and...More

Thank JosieRoberts
Reviewed 12 September 2017

I don't like to write a negative review after one visit but this restaurant is quIte expensive and there are so many other options in Brugges, I feel fellow travellers should learn from our experience. Yes, the food was superb, delightful and creative combinations of...More

2  Thank Floplace
Reviewed 11 September 2017

The food was not good, the portions were absurdly small, and it was ludicrously expensive. At least when you pay a fortune in London you are almost guaranteed that the food will be marvellous. It's a set menu so be very careful to find out...More

2  Thank A1jdlb
Reviewed 10 September 2017 via mobile

We visited on a Saturday night expecting a Michelin 1 star experience. Unfortunately, we left somewhat disappointed. Food creativity, quality and presentation matched Michelin standards. The combination of tastes, subtle seasonings and flavors were top-notch. However, the service lacked the professionalism one would expect. Having...More

Thank RoyboyIII
Reviewed 7 September 2017 via mobile

To me this restaurant is worth it’s 1 Star. The lamb was outstanding, the service is up to the standard it should. Nothing to complain from my side.

Thank Jorgfr
Reviewed 6 September 2017

The meal at den Gouden Harynck was delicious. My wife's lamb and my cod was extremely good and worthy of the awards the restaurant has received. So why did I leave slightly disappointed? I think for several reasons - some probably more worthily objective than...More

Thank Ross H
Reviewed 10 August 2017 via mobile

After doing some research we couldn't wait to come here, one of the pre-empted highlights of our stay. Unfortunately we left disappointed. As soon as we arrived we felt slightly out of place, a lack of a welcome and an eerily quiet atmosphere When it...More

1  Thank George V
Reviewed 6 July 2017

Everything here from the food to the service to the champagne was fantastic. Would visit Bruges again just to go here!

Thank LuciaGugliotta88
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Questions & Answers
1 November 2016|
Response from ianpamplin1 | Reviewed this property |
Gaynor, They have a website through which I contacted them, if you google the golden herring, Bruges the site comes up They were very helpful.
Selinda L
5 July 2015|
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Response from northie | Reviewed this property |
my husband didn't have a jacket -he wore casual pants and I think a cardigan. We were there Saturday night. No dress code on website -jackets definitely not a required.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Private Dining
Good for
Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Romantic
Open Hours
12:00 PM - 2:00 PM
7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
12:00 PM - 2:00 PM
7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
12:00 PM - 2:00 PM
7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
12:00 PM - 2:00 PM
7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Groeninge 25, Bruges 8000, Belgium
  • Location: Europe  >  Belgium  >  Flanders  >  West Flanders Province  >  Bruges
  • Phone Number: +32 50 33 76 37
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