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Volkscafe Sint-Jakobs

Closed Now: 10:00 a.m. - 7:30 p.m.
Open today: 10:00 a.m. - 7:30 p.m.
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Delightful local

We visited this bar after reading the reviews on here and it was well worth it. The bar is very... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Stuart C
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Great friendly local bar

We visited this local bar on our recent visit to Brugge. Unlike some local bars the staff and... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Janet W
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Typical authentic Bruges neighbourhood bar ( DAY BAR!) with beers from oldest brewery in Belgium. musicstyle : 60's, 70's and 80's pop + local music . Open from 10:00 AM untill 8:00 pm and open until maximum 10:00 pm on friday and saturday ( last...more
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Sint-Jakobsstraat 60, Bruges 8000, Belgium
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+32 494 46 61 46
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We visited this bar after reading the reviews on here and it was well worth it. The bar is very welcoming and Tom and his team really do make you feel as if you have been there lots of times before (even though we hadn’t)....More

Thank Stuart C
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We visited this local bar on our recent visit to Brugge. Unlike some local bars the staff and people in there were welcoming and friendly. It was nice to sit back and relax. Good atmosphere not pretentious and the beer was great. So good we...More

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Reviewed July 19, 2018 via mobile

This little pub is off the normal tourist path, and we love that! The pub feels very local, and even the local policeman stopped in for a Coca Cola. We stayed for a couple of beers, and enjoyed the eclectic decor and music. The pub...More

Thank Sazma81
Reviewed July 15, 2018

The coolest, smoothest, most laid back and relaxed cafe in Brugge. Tom amd his staff offer a different kind of feel to other bars/cafes in Brugge, no rush, no fuss, take it slow and easy with great house beers, coffee togther with suitable easy listening...More

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Reviewed June 27, 2018 via mobile

Local Belgian pub with a friendly atmosphere. Good ol’ music playing in the background with frequent outburst of song by the clientele and owner. They don’t do stag do’s, which adds to the attraction.

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Reviewed June 22, 2018

We stopped into this bar randomly and found that we had made a great choice. The bartender was exceptionally friendly as were the regular patrons. This is not a place that many tourists come, in the scheme of things, but was a place we thoroughly...More

Thank mosker68
Reviewed May 3, 2018

We visited in April and found it was Tom's bar, who used to be at the Little Bear, its a great little bar and Tom is as friendly as ever,as is the resident budgie 'Romy'. When we visited it was mainly local people in the...More

Thank Anne_Nick
Reviewed April 17, 2018

Our healthy post breakfast walk led us to a quieter corner of town and after a two hour meander saw this bar just down the road. It was coffee time, saw it was open, went in and discovered a lovely little haven! As good a...More

Thank fatherof1
Tom M, Owner at Volkscafe Sint-Jakobs, responded to this reviewResponded April 18, 2018

Hello, Thanks for your visit and your review. Nice to hear you go off the beaten path and by doing so you support local small businesses. Thanks again, Tom

Reviewed April 10, 2018 via mobile

What an amazing location. The music, the staff (Tom - a Jurgen Klopp lookalike) and the booze made this the best night of my recent trip. I hope this pub never changes as it’s by far the best place I’ve been to in Bruges

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Tom M, Owner at Volkscafe Sint-Jakobs, responded to this reviewResponded April 18, 2018

Hi, , Great to hear you and your friends had a nice time here. See you next time and thanks ! Tom

Reviewed April 10, 2018

We came her twice during our 4 days in Brugge, Tom was welcoming on our first visit and was happy to recommend beers to our group. We came back for a second visit on a Friday night when the bar stays open a bit later...More

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Tom M, Owner at Volkscafe Sint-Jakobs, responded to this reviewResponded April 18, 2018

Hi, Thank you so much for your visits and wonderful review ! See you next time when in Bruges , Tom

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