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In Den Wittenkop

Sint-Jakobsstraat 14 | Sint-Jakobsstraat 14, Bruges 8000, Belgium
+32 50 33 20 59
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  • Excellent60%
  • Very good33%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“rabbit stew” (35 reviews)
“mussels” (47 reviews)
“steak” (28 reviews)
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French, Belgian, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
Sint-Jakobsstraat 14 | Sint-Jakobsstraat 14, Bruges 8000, Belgium
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Reviewed April 14, 2018 via mobile

This is a small restaurant that was turning several couples away while we were eating (we reserved the previous day). We thought the meals were good but not exceptional. Fish and chicken entrées came with potatoes, but no other vegetable, which would have been a...More

Thank Westport76
Reviewed April 7, 2018 via mobile

Had a delicious dinner here! Specials starter of white asparagus and mains of moules and frites - which is a must when staying in Bruges! Make sure you book as it is busy and really worth the visit.

Thank Victoria T
Reviewed March 28, 2018

Friendly service (best to book, though on the same day worked OK for us) and a cosy environment. The food was very tasty, though we had a bit of a wait for our main course after a delicious complimentary tiny coup of soup as an...More

Thank GillianOWarwickshire
Reviewed March 27, 2018

Very well done to all the staff,My wife required a gluten free meal & she wanted the mussels,we went into the restaurant at lunch time to ask about gluten free food & booked a table for that evening,so glad we did it was full and...More

Thank martyRedcar
Reviewed March 26, 2018

We found this restaurant on Tripadvisor and ate on a Saturday night. It was busy and vibrant, with plenty going on. We really enjoyed our food and the staff were very pleasant too. I watched a rather tedious man complaining about his bowl of Moule...More

Thank grumpyguts
Reviewed March 26, 2018

There is nothing not to like about this small bistro. With a total lack of imagination we had croquettes followed by moules. Everything was excellent. There was a complementary asparagus soup to start, which was delicious. Would certainly return. Recommended.

Thank Rod_Pole
Reviewed March 24, 2018 via mobile

Looking for a nice place in Bruges we decide have dinner at In Den. The outside board promised all fresh and homemade dishes included the typical mussels with fries. We ordered a salmon sandwich and the mussels dish in white wine. When the plates arrived...More

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lindsey74, Eigenaar at In Den Wittenkop, responded to this reviewResponded March 25, 2018

Dear Sir, First of all I want to tell you I'm not surprised to read your review on this beautiful Sunday morning. To be honest, I was waiting for it because you were so unpolied yesterday evening when you were paying in my restaurant. Even...More

Reviewed March 19, 2018

No trip to Belgium is complete without at least one meal of moules marinière [et frites] and In Den Wittenkop serves a wonderful example of this national dish for lunch. The lunch portion is allegedly half the dinner portion [also half the price] but was...More

Thank David T
Reviewed March 17, 2018

A beautiful little restaurant. I am unable to have salt in my food which many restaurants find difficult to deal with, not this restaurant. The owner was fantastic and nothing was too much trouble or an inconvenience. Besides the great friendly service the food was...More

Thank Traceey G
Reviewed March 6, 2018

I loved everything about this restaurant. Small and cozy in a wonderful location. Nice selection of beer and wine, and the food was amazing. I had the cheese croquette as a starter, which was great, and the pork cheek stew as a main. The stew...More

Thank Teri P
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February 4, 2015|
Response from dohoPoole | Reviewed this property |
It's a three minute walk from the main square. Head north from Markt on Geernaartstraat, turn left onto Geldmuntstraatand and turn right onto Sint-Jakobsstraat.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Parking Available, Validated Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Free Wifi, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Highchairs Available, Accepts Credit Cards
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Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Local cuisine
Open Hours
12:00 p.m. - 2:00 p.m.
6:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
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12:00 p.m. - 2:00 p.m.
6:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
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12:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Sint-Jakobsstraat 14 | Sint-Jakobsstraat 14, Bruges 8000, Belgium
  • Location: Europe  >  Belgium  >  Flanders  >  West Flanders Province  >  Bruges
  • Phone Number: +32 50 33 20 59
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Traditional regional kitchen - Comfort gourmet food. Everything home made with best ingredients and love.
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