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Herberg Vlissinghe

) #31 of 574 Restaurants in Bruges $$ - $$$ , , European
Blekersstraat 2, Bruges 8000, Belgium
+32 50 34 37 37
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  • Excellent54%
  • Very good39%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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11:00 - 22:00All hours
Belgian, Bar, European, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
Blekersstraat 2, Bruges 8000, Belgium
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

The outside beer garden is a lovely spot to eat and drink, even though unfortunately for us the weather didn't hold up! I enjoyed their house beer and the food looked and smelled great although I didn't eat so I can't comment on that..

Thank RealLukeManning
Reviewed 4 days ago

This pub is on a quiet lane away from the main tourist traffic. The main draw for us in June was the garden - the best we found. Large and airy with a boules court. The cosy inside would be perfect in winter. The food...More

Thank Morris23burghley
Reviewed 5 days ago

A very nice, old, local pub that’s a bit out of the way but was near our hotel. The house beer was fabulous. We had some good sandwiches and a cheese tray out in the courtyard and it was a great introduction to Bruges. Definitely...More

Thank sandersdg
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We were directed here by some locals to experience some local beer and food. We enjoyed quiche ,zot bruge beer and the pub beer vlissinghe which l think is even better but comes bottled not tap which they tell you is how all beer came...More

Thank Mel g
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The pub markets its history well - even the menu is interesting to read. We were a bit worried that it might be overpriced but things were reasonable. The garden area also includes a curling alley

Thank almostunreal
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is the oldest pub in Bruges and you can tell! An amazing interior with a lot of character and history. Tasty, affordable food served and a good selection of beers. Off the beaten track. Chilled atmosphere and friendly staff. A must visit!

Thank Mira J
Reviewed 13 May 2017 via mobile

Quaint pub off the beaten track. Oldest existing tavern in Bruges. Good food good beer at better prices than the tourist streets.

Thank GordonEA8
Reviewed 12 May 2017

Lovely pub! Lots of character as you'd expect. We had lunch here, the food was good and reasonably priced! Staff are friendly, lovely garden and a friendly dog that is eager to meet everyone!

Thank Jess F
Reviewed 26 April 2017

This was our favourite eating place. The charm, the atmosphere, the history wrapped us up from the moment we entered. It was cosy and relaxing and the staff welcoming and friendly. The menus simple but delicious food was delivered hot and we stayed sipping the...More

Thank Beryl R
Reviewed 26 April 2017

Great little pub cooked home style meals quaint cosy pub for a cold day Nice day has an outside garden area which is really roomy and nice and sunny

Thank Carolyn S
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$6 - US$20
Belgian, Bar, European, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Cash Only
Good for
Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Bar Scene
Open Hours
11:00 - 19:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Blekersstraat 2, Bruges 8000, Belgium
  • Location: Europe  >  Belgium  >  Flanders  >  West Flanders Province  >  Bruges
  • Phone Number: +32 50 34 37 37
  • E-mail
Welcome to Café Vlissinghe, the oldest pub Bruges.

Already since 1515, Café Vlissinghe is hiding in the beautiful Saint-Anne quarter. The unique atmosphere and the friendly ambience make Vlissinghe a favorite meeting place for Brugeans and for tourists from around the world.
Come enjoy and immerse yourself in the rich history of this special place.
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