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de Verbeelding

Oude Burg 26, Bruges 8000, Belgium
+32 50 33 82 94
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  • Excellent71%
  • Very good23%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“ham hock” (10 reviews)
“pork cheeks” (14 reviews)
“tapas” (15 reviews)
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Belgian, European, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Oude Burg 26, Bruges 8000, Belgium
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Reviewed April 22, 2017

I found this place for my husband who was there on a business trip. He dined solo and was very welcomed by the owner who was very friendly. My husband said the meal was amazing, one of the best he has had in Europe over...More

Date of visit: April 2017
Thank KiF1971
Reviewed April 20, 2017

Worth the find of track, but book way in advance for dinner. This is a popular place, and staff seemed to know all the guests so this is a place for locals. Great service and draft beer. (only 2,90 Euro) Followed the suggestions on the...More

Date of visit: April 2017
Thank AinaK2013
Reviewed April 18, 2017

Meet Tom and his mother. He will be welcoming you and she will be preparing your meal. I've never had a warmer feeling in any restaurant before. I took my wife here for her 30th birthday and didn't regret it for a single second. After...More

Date of visit: April 2017
Thank Timmmmaaahh
Reviewed April 8, 2017

I tried to book this restaurant twice before at short notice but alas it was fully booked ... now I know why ... excellent food and an owner who is more than helpful ... We asked him about the menu and he took time to...More

Date of visit: April 2017
Thank heididEire
Reviewed March 24, 2017

We decided to head away from the main squares and see what eateries we could discover and we're thrilled to stumble across DeVerbeelding. It looked so cosy and inviting and we had a warm welcome from Tom who runs the restaurant with his lovely mum....More

Date of visit: March 2017
Thank Frances T
Reviewed March 9, 2017

My wife and I came in here yesterday with our 9 month old baby, and had a great meal with truly excellent service. The waiter/ manager came over and played with our son, and when he was being fussy about the food we had brought...More

Date of visit: March 2017
1  Thank IH86
Reviewed March 4, 2017 via mobile

Great food, great Irish coffee and the best service you can get. You also get a good laugh if you let son in house in the talking 😇

Date of visit: March 2017
1  Thank Tor W
Reviewed February 6, 2017

Had a great night with very good home cooked food (the waiters mum was the cook). We were made to feel very welcome and had many fun chats with our waiter. The restaurant had a good buzzy atmosphere, would definitely go back.

Date of visit: February 2017
1  Thank Ann H
Reviewed January 28, 2017 via mobile

We were at Bruges on Friday night without a reataurant reservation and luckily the restaurant took us in. It is a family operation and foods recommendation came with enthusiasm and reassurance. Indeed we were delighted with the ham hock and bouillabaisse. The restaurant operator was...More

Date of visit: January 2017
Thank Helen F
Reviewed January 10, 2017

Location: smack in the middle of Bruges’ city centre, in a cute little street, this bistro awaits you. It’s has authentic typical dark wooden beams, and it’s decorated with bits of bric-à-brac with a good sense of humor. No flashy design, just a cozy family...More

Date of visit: November 2016
Thank GeorgeSbrugge S
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Questions & Answers
Peter M
December 8, 2018|
Response from Pragueresident | Reviewed this property |
Please send the question directly to the restaurant.
Rachel R
November 26, 2018|
Response from Verbeelding | Property representative |
Sorry, no we don’t. We have a bit of everything, salads, pastas, meat, fish. Prices between €10 and €27. Kind regards.
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Anna S
November 19, 2018|
Response from Verbeelding | Property representative |
Sorry not open on newyears eve and newyearsday
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$10 - US$27
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Local cuisine, Bar Scene, Romantic
Open Hours
12:00 p.m. - 9:30 p.m.
12:00 p.m. - 9:30 p.m.
12:00 p.m. - 9:30 p.m.
12:00 p.m. - 9:30 p.m.
12:00 p.m. - 9:30 p.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Oude Burg 26, Bruges 8000, Belgium
  • Location: Europe  >  Belgium  >  Flanders  >  West Flanders Province  >  Bruges
  • Phone Number: +32 50 33 82 94
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