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Refter

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Belgian, European
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Molenmeers 2, Bruges 8000, Belgium
+32 50 44 49 00
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12:00 - 14:00
18:30 - 10:00
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Tue - Sat 12:00 - 14:00
18:30 - 10:00
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 October 2016

Please find below a wrap-up of our food and inter-personal experience: 1) We ordered a Trimbach Riesling Reserve 2009, as well as bottle of water, for which we almost waited half an hour. Moreover, during this time period, the restaurant was only half full and we did not receive anything at all during this time. 2) On the food front,... More 

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2 Thank Christoph W
The Hague, The Netherlands
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17 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 October 2016 via mobile

We were a rather large group, but could order from the menu which included filet préparé and meatballs and mashed potatoes. Modern setting, open kitchen and helpful staff. And we had sufficient space to enjoy the food & company.

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Thank 105timv
Leeds
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 September 2016 via mobile

We walked in off the street, and were delighted to be welcomed in. The place and the food were terrific. Generally the service was top notch. My partner felt one of our servers was taking the Micky out of him, a youngish chap, but we gave him the benefit of doubt. Overall a great spot.

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Thank Julesthevillage
San Francisco, California
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20 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 August 2016

Looked to be a lovely setting across from our hotel, lovely menu, and the Brugges meat balls with cheese were divine. Everything started out fine but somewhat hurried. Ordered lovely wine, noticed some tables had complimentary crudities and bread brought out, later, we received our bag of bread and a spot of butter. Still not really a problem. next course... More 

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1 Thank BayArea52
Munich, Germany
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52 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 August 2016

we came to bruges for a couple of days and went to refter for lunch. my wife is vegetarian and had a great meal, i took a classic, steak with french rise. it was excellent. service was outstanding. if we are back in bruges we'll go again.

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Thank pdebbas
Zundert
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51 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 August 2016

We were already a bit warned through the question dinner at 6.30 or 9.00. The restaurant seves two shifts. You do notice the speed of service they underline by personnel really running around to make sure taht they can start the second shift on time and with an empty place again. Food was great, but the constant running makes you... More 

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Thank Kees d
Dublin
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46 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 July 2016

A glorious find; exquisite little place off Langestraat that we would have passed by...however another restaurant (closing for summer holidays) highly recommended them. We had a lovely evening. The Restaurant had a nice, small space and an equally sized courtyard garden space. We discovered that it shares some garden-space with De Karmeliet (a 3 *** restaurant on Langestraat). Wonderful food,... More 

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Thank blackrockDublin
nEW DELHI
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 June 2016 via mobile

Wat was supposed to add a lot of flavour on my lovely trip to Brugge ; left me very bitter! Average food! Horrible service; Melissa the owner is downright abusive and rude! Refusing to listen to us; she insisted on charging is for food returned as it was unpalatable. Threatened to call the cops on us and called us liars!... More 

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4 Thank SRDJ
Perth
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 June 2016

I wasn't sure what to expect as I booked this restaurant at the last minute based on our B&B's recommendation but I'm glad I did. The restaurant is beautifully furnished, the wait staff were very attentive, friendly and accommodating of our children (but I wouldn't necessarily say this is somewhere to bring children and it's quite a refined atmosphere) -... More 

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Oxford, United Kingdom
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3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 April 2016

This was recommended to me by a friend who had been a while ago. My daughter and I had two nights in Bruges and booked it with great anticipation on the back of the recommendation.Big mistake. Atmosphere terrible..admittedly fairly empty as not many tourists around at the moment. Service unfriendly and unattentive. Food terrible...everything felt either re-heated or thawed. I... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$33 - US$131
Cuisine
Belgian, European
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine
Open Hours
Tuesday
12:00 - 14:00
18:30 - 10:00
Wednesday
12:00 - 14:00
18:30 - 10:00
Thursday
12:00 - 14:00
18:30 - 10:00
Friday
12:00 - 14:00
18:30 - 10:00
Saturday
12:00 - 14:00
18:30 - 10:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Molenmeers 2, Bruges 8000, Belgium
  • Location: Europe  >  Belgium  >  Flanders  >  West Flanders Province  >  Bruges
  • Phone Number: +32 50 44 49 00

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?