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Restaurant Couvert

Eekhoutstraat 17, Bruges 8000, Belgium
+32 50 33 37 87
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  • Excellent77%
  • Very good16%
  • Average4%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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Restaurant Hours
French, Belgian, European, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Eekhoutstraat 17, Bruges 8000, Belgium
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Reviewed December 24, 2013

This little restaurant was recommended to us by the B&B we were staying in and suited us perfectly' One drawback was that there was no English menu but the owner was very helpful in translating. The food was very nice and rather pricey but freshly...More

Thank bilbody
Reviewed December 14, 2013

Sorry to say this restaurant was recommended by our hotel. Small bistro average food over priced not very welcoming staff and felt fleeced when paying the bill ie 18 euros for a starter bowel of fish soup which was nearer too a vegetable soup with...More

3  Thank stn55190725
Reviewed November 24, 2013

The restaurant was recommended by our BnB hostess. The meal was great although the owner had to translate it into English for us item by item. Options were interesting and inventive. The only negative was that she was the waitress for every table so if...More

Thank Kenneth M
Reviewed October 11, 2013

Restaurant Couvert is located on a quiet street one block from one of Bruges' charming canals. Because our B and B owner had recommended this (along with several other nearby restaurants), we expected a good meal. However, we were not prepared for one this exceptional....More

2  Thank Eric L
Reviewed October 5, 2013

Restaurant was recommended by a local business man. Our entire experience was a "10". Food, service and ambience were all amazing. We highly recommend this restaurant. Price was fair and wine portions generous.

Thank Jb5225
Reviewed October 5, 2013

The food was up to the usual standard one would expect from central Bruges, but given the setting and the very nice décor the place totally lacked any kind of atmosphere or charm. A little background music would dispel this, but it is very small...More

Thank Glock T
Reviewed September 29, 2013

The proprietor of the B&B recommended this restaurant along with a number of other restaurants which were open on Sunday night so no favouritism. It's off the main square and across the canal in a quite little street. It was inviting from the outside and...More

Thank TheAdmiralLondon
Reviewed June 11, 2013

we dined here after reading some amazing reviews from TripAdvisor. The restaurant is basically a converted front room of a lovely corner house with seating for about 20. It is run by a husband and wife team with the front of house being run by...More

2  Thank biggeorge40
Reviewed June 7, 2013

I'm generally picky and I eat out a lot but there was nothing to criticise here! The restaurant is very pretty with some quirky and original decorative touches. The menu was in French and Flemmish and after a warm greeting we were asked if we...More

2  Thank Sorellina
Reviewed June 7, 2013

We came across Couvert when walking along a street not too far from the hotel we stayed at - Martin’s Brugge. After looking at the menu & reading about it in our guide book plus looking up reviews on TripAdvisor, we decided to call up...More

Thank MogirlLondon
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Artur M
January 29, 2018|
Response from ScoutMidwest | Reviewed this property |
They speak excellent English. Use WhatsApp and give them a call or get the concierge at your hotel to book for you. In fact, if you’re staying in Bruges, it’s best to get your concierge to book for you anyway. Do NOT just... More
December 27, 2015|
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Response from Ray H | Reviewed this property |
My wife is extremely lactose intolerant (even before it became fashionable) and because they cook to order they were able to accommodate her. As suggested above, in case you are just left with a plate of Dauphinoise potato... More
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Restaurant Details

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Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Romantic
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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