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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%
Travellers talk about
“bouillabaisse” (21 reviews)
“oysters” (18 reviews)
“fresh fish” (11 reviews)
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Belgian, Seafood, European, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Huidenvettersplein 4, Bruges 8000, Belgium
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Reviewed 6 September 2017

seafood waterzool was full of fish and dover sole was very good, service was excellent quick and attentive

Thank Matt C
Reviewed 6 September 2017 via mobile

Right, let's get the bad news out of the way- for quite a few people reading this review, close on 130€ in September 2017 for two aperitifs, a bottle of decent wine and two courses will not be cheap. However, that could be the going...More

Thank madlinguist65
Reviewed 19 August 2017 via mobile

We had a family diner and were recommended this restaurant, I've to say that the fish was fresh and well prepared we had bouillabaisse really delicious and oysters very fresh, it was spilled by poor service, really a pity.

Thank Ana A
Reviewed 31 July 2017

We went for the moules frites and were not disappointed. However the waitress had a really poor attitude that took the shine off our evening.

Thank Kim G
Reviewed 21 July 2017

This restaurant was recommended by our hotel as a seafood restaurant. After our first course which was a scallop dish which tasted awful we decided to cancel our fish order. However the owner or manager said it was too late to cancel. Our order had...More

Thank NedlyCanada
Reviewed 18 July 2017

Such a shame... I had consulted many reviews and found a decent average for this restaurant, as we were looking for a good seafood restaurant in Bruges. The setting seemed promising, but a slow waiter and no bread already had us wondering. As the starters...More

Thank Nico_Laurijssen
Reviewed 9 July 2017 via mobile

Super tasty seafood, everything was fresh and beautifully coocked. Very friendly stuff. First we came there to celebrate the birthday. But next day, before departure we returned back to have one more tasty and unforgetalbe lunch. Thank you for such a nice place!! What about...More

Thank Ilona S
Reviewed 2 June 2017

The shrimp croquette starter -- something I ate every day -- wasn't nearly as good as it was at other restaurants. My sole in lobster sauce was okay, nothing to rave about. My companion's grilled sole was fresh and was nicely cooked. Service was friendly...More

1  Thank Watsson
Reviewed 24 May 2017 via mobile

We had a lovely dinner, due to the quality of the food, the service, and the lovely outdoor seating. My husband had the bouillabaisse and I had the Dover sole. Both were amazing, as was the service - there when you needed it but not...More

1  Thank Elizabeth P
Reviewed 17 May 2017

Our hotel recommended Den Gouden Karpel for our one night out in Bruges and I'm so glad they did! Our meal was absolutely delicious. Creative dishes, beautifully presented and very reasonably priced.

Thank Harveyecho
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Child-friendly
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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