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Den Gouden Karpel

Huidenvettersplein 4, Bruges 8000, Belgium
+32 50 33 34 94
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  • Excellent50%
  • Very good36%
  • Average6%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible5%
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“bouillabaisse” (23 reviews)
“seafood” (24 reviews)
“fresh fish” (12 reviews)
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Belgian, Seafood, European, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Huidenvettersplein 4, Bruges 8000, Belgium
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Reviewed 1 week ago

It's quite astonishing that after 5 years when we visited standards are the same, food is fabulous as we remembered and same friendly , non pretentious service. love it there. best seafood restaurant by far in Brugge, tried few other places but left disappointed. this...More

Thank Girondoluna
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Our Airbnb hosts recommended the Gouden Karpel as the best fish restaurant in Bruges and we weren’t disappointed. The tuna carpaccio was fabulous. I had baby Dover sole with fries and salad and it was delicious. My wife chose the Turbot which was also excellent....More

Thank Paul G
Reviewed 23 April 2018 via mobile

Nice dishes but huge portions. The atmosphere is a little bit gloomy if you are seated inside. Need a reservation.

Thank tgcrt
Reviewed 18 April 2018

This really is an excellent restaurant - so why have I not given it an excellent rating? I do hate to waste money, and whilst I expect to pay handsomely for top notch fish in the best fish restaurant in Bruges - I think our...More

1  Thank EricaCcccccc
Reviewed 18 April 2018

Popped there for lunch and had the mussels and frites...really nice washed down with a glass of Zot. Staff were friendly, service quick and the food excellent!

Thank lw123456789
Reviewed 10 April 2018 via mobile

We had a fantastic lunch on the terrace. The sea food platter as well as the service were amazing again...congrats to this fantastic team ! A local bruges family that will come back soon (we hope😀) Bren and Yves

1  Thank Yves C
Reviewed 5 April 2018

A small location with a clean, modern-ish decor and heavenly seafood. The hostess makes the most of the little space the place has so the tables are very close to each other, which could be annoying depending on your neighbours. Service was very good -...More

1  Thank Altura-Lucia
Reviewed 18 March 2018 via mobile

Check out the reviews before we went to Bruges. I had the Bouillabaisse baise which was just exception and Millefeuille for pud. Expensive but worth it

Thank HelenEHall
Reviewed 15 March 2018 via mobile

My husband and I enjoyed an amazing seafood meal. The service was wonderful, very attentive and friendly. We felt welcomed but best of all was the dinner. Our fish was fresh and abundant with sauces that we will always remember. I only wished we discovered...More

1  Thank yiayiavickie
Reviewed 13 March 2018

Asked locals for their recommendation and were told this was the best moderately priced. The Stew of North Sea fish "Waterzooi" was beautifully cooked and a tasted wonderful. The moules in garlic with cream were among the best we've tasted, as were the double fried...More

1  Thank BobHamm
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Business meetings, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
12:00 PM - 2:00 PM
6:30 PM - 9:30 PM
12:00 PM - 2:00 PM
6:30 PM - 9:30 PM
12:00 PM - 2:00 PM
6:30 PM - 9:30 PM
12:00 PM - 2:00 PM
6:30 PM - 9:30 PM
12:00 PM - 2:00 PM
6:30 PM - 9:30 PM
12:00 PM - 2:00 PM
6:30 PM - 9:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Huidenvettersplein 4, Bruges 8000, Belgium
  • Location: Europe  >  Belgium  >  Flanders  >  West Flanders Province  >  Bruges
  • Phone Number: +32 50 33 34 94
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