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Restaurant Couvert

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$$$$
French, Belgian, European
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Eekhoutstraat 17, Bruges 8000, Belgium
+32 50 33 37 87
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Santa Barbara, Ca
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283 reviews
200 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 132 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Lunch with friends here, very nice atmosphere & good service. English speaking & helpful waitress. White aperagus starter followed by Dourade- a sea bream fish in a bed of fresh, diced tomatoes. Perfectly cooked. Dessert was strawberries & ice cream on a small meringue, very tasty. Would return.

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Golden, Colorado
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8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The steak was perfectly prepared. The fish soup was outstanding. Fish main course was also beautifully prepared. We had a lovely evening. Best not to go there unless you expect to spend the whole evening there but it was worth it.

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Thank Christy W
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9 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

My husband and I had a wonderful evening. The restaurant had a lovely relaxed feel, and the food was delicious. Everything from the amuse bouche, to the sea bass, salad,.Dessert.. our best dinner in Bruges.

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Thank Bonpetitcafe
Turks and Caicos
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

From the lovely owner to the food to the wine, an extraordinary dinner! Quaint setting with the perfect level of service. Will return before we leave Bruges in a couple of days! No question - Couvert is worth return trips to dine!

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Thank Jan L
Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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50 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 December 2016 via mobile

What a brilliant place this is. A family run restaurant which was very friendly and had a lovely ambiance. The food and wine were really delicious. We felt that the set menu with wine was good value for money. We travelled for 7 nights in Amsterdam, Bruges and Paris and this was definitely one of our highlights. Will definitely be... More 

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Thank EdinburghSuz
Nieuw Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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47 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 October 2016

It is a typical restaurant in Europe. The problem being there is so little space that you can hear the conversation at the next table. There was only one server for the whole restaurant. The food was good but would of liked a more private setting for our table.

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Thank LindaandDave1975
Norwich, United Kingdom
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14 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 October 2016

This is a quiet, family run restaurant which serves extraordinarily good food. The service is handled professionally and elegantly by, I believe, one of the owners. I can only echo what the other reviewers have said before, It's really well done, the only issue was just how expensive it was, for example, 2 entrees, 4 mains, two beers and a... More 

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Thank Snowdrop358
Cashel, Ireland
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12 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 October 2016 via mobile

Delicious food and attentive service. This small restaurant is owned and managed by a charming couple; he cooks and she ( suspiciously thin for a chef's wife!) handles front of house

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Thank KimSB2911
New York City, New York
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21 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 September 2016

This gem of a restaurant was recommended by our hotel. My wife and i were welcomed into this charming restaurant by our hostess and her 10 year old, charming daughter. In a restored old house in Bruges, you felt like a guest at someone's home. The menus was excellent, the food terrific and the warmth of the experience is with... More 

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Thank EdLowen
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46 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 September 2016

The place is picture perfect and one of my go to places in Bruges. It seems like everything comes together, romance, perfect food and wine pairings and just a great atmosphere. What my favorite restaurant needs to be. Brava!

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Thank Joachim K

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
French, Belgian, European
Meals
Dinner, Lunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Business meetings
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Eekhoutstraat 17, Bruges 8000, Belgium
  • Location: Europe  >  Belgium  >  Flanders  >  West Flanders Province  >  Bruges
  • Phone Number: +32 50 33 37 87

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?