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Matinee Restaurant

$$ - $$$, European
Rozenhoedkaai 5, Bruges 8000, Belgium
+32 50 33 97 82
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  • Excellent13%
  • Very good22%
  • Average21%
  • Poor15%
  • Terrible29%
Travellers talk about
“lamb stew” (5 reviews)
“onion soup” (4 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Belgian, European
$$ - $$$
Rozenhoedkaai 5, Bruges 8000, Belgium
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1 - 10 of 221 reviews

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We were looking for a place that had been recommended when unfortunately it started raining really hard so we decided to try Matinee which we were passing at the time, Overpriced food which wasn't the best 2 small croquettes with half a loaf of bead...More

Thank Paulagib
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Disgraceful and incredible rude the waitress, food was ok. Quite overpriced. 8 for bottled of water. The mejillones was very nice, the tomato soup quite simple.

Thank Federico A
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We had a lovely time at this restaurant. We had mussels , and some local beers, the service was very friendly and prompt. Cannot beat the view either wow

Thank John98273
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Visited the Matinee we were in Bruges at the beginning of October and received a warm welcome again. We were remembered and received great food and service. See you next year.

Thank Jackie C
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

After looking for a restaurant I settled for this one. Big mistake. When I walked in it wasn't very welcoming. The waiter just walked passed me and didn't say anything. It took me to say "can I just sit?" The service was very cold, like...More

Thank solodan2017
Reviewed 30 September 2017

Popped in for lunch and enjoyed it so much we booked dinner there the same evening. Lunch was good, light omelettes with a decent white wine. Dinner we tried more local fare, very substantial it was too, accompanied by very nice red wine ! Recommend...More

Thank stevesunfun
Reviewed 27 September 2017

We were 4 adlutes and a young child. We arrived at 4:30 pm in this Tea Room / Restaurant. When ordering, the waiter was very unpleasant and disrespectful, he said us: "Only 5 drinks and 2 pancakes?". Then, we asked where was the toilet. They...More

1  Thank François P
Reviewed 14 September 2017 via mobile

The service here is distant, if not horrible. Nobody asked us what to drink. We ordered three dishes and told the waiter that's for share. He laughed at us! And we had to request him to give us plates! The food was only so so...More

Thank SWcherry
Reviewed 28 August 2017

Seriously love trying different types of beef stew when in Europe. This one rises to the top of the list close to a good Beef Bourguignon in France. We went here for a late lunch and were surprised at just how good the stew and...More

Thank flstorms
Reviewed 24 August 2017

This restaurant is opposite the tourist boats and very convenient for all the main tourist areas of Bruges. Service is good, well-presented and well-priced. There are a few tables on the pavement for around 20 people with a much larger area inside. Everything looked clean...More

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Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Belgian, European
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
View, Kids, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Rozenhoedkaai 5, Bruges 8000, Belgium
  • Location: Europe  >  Belgium  >  Flanders  >  West Flanders Province  >  Bruges
  • Phone Number: +32 50 33 97 82
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