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The Habit

Kemelstraat 9, Bruges 8000, Belgium
+32 50 34 24 21
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  • Excellent57%
  • Very good27%
  • Average6%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible6%
Travellers talk about
“ribs” (83 reviews)
“stew” (44 reviews)
“mixed grill” (31 reviews)
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11:30 AM - 2:30 PMAll hours
Belgian, European, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
Kemelstraat 9, Bruges 8000, Belgium
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1 - 10 of 727 reviews

Reviewed 6 days ago

Lovely cosy little restaurant. Great staff/owners who were very helpful and great hosts. Excellent steaks and stew, good selection of beers.

Thank sam24042017
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

A compact menu and set of specials means the kitchen can focus on doing a few things well. Very well cooked Bruges dishes; the beef stew was unbelievably silky and tender and the rabbit was excellent. The starters were good too, even the complimentary meat...More

Thank Jamie B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We were trying to find somewhere to have an early evening drink having just left our hotel. The Habit, (or rather the manager/owner) found us rather than the other way round. As we passed the door he came out and invited us in, as he...More

Thank BlueMarlinstravellog
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

great place to eat, service is the best we have (mike ) is a pleasure to have around gave advise on food and beer a fountain of knowledge and all helpful, food was the best we have had from the stew to the steaks well...More

Thank Outsourced E
Reviewed 9 November 2017 via mobile

We dined here after reading the reviews on TA and also as our hotel staff recommended it. It was only metres from where we were staying, so location was perfect. We were there solely to experience the Flemish stew and were advised by another couple...More

1  Thank shazkappo2017
Reviewed 8 November 2017

Me and my partner were wandering around trying to find somewhere to eat that wasn't very expensive in the centre and we found his place. It looked very quirky and cool and the interior was wonderfully decorated. Really great, cosy atmosphere. The stew was lovely...More

1  Thank Zoey C
Reviewed 29 October 2017 via mobile

The place is retro style - we liked it. We had the menu. Food overall was good and service friendly. Staff was very friendly.

1  Thank Marcel H
Reviewed 16 October 2017 via mobile

We ate in this restaurant on our first night in Bruge. The restaurant itself was very quirky, the staff friendly enough. The menu offers a selection of traditional meals. We chose both the chicken and beef stew. The portion sizes were large and the food...More

1  Thank Mark S
Reviewed 10 October 2017

We found this place one night while walking around the area near our hotel. We went in for dinner and had the most wonderful experience. I had the absolute best mussels I have ever had anywhere bar none!Mike was kind and helpful and made our...More

1  Thank Pamela C
Reviewed 4 October 2017

We wandered out of the central part of the city in search of the Habit per Rick Steve's recommendations for a good meal in town. After a quick stop at an ATM, we popped into the restaurant and were promptly seated and taken care of...More

1  Thank Caitlin K
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29 September 2016|
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Response from jonnystarbuck | Reviewed this property |
I can't remember exactly but the whole meal was very reasonable. I think it was around 12-15 Euro....
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Local cuisine, Romantic
Open Hours
11:30 AM - 2:30 PM
6:00 PM - 12:00 AM
11:30 AM - 2:30 PM
6:00 PM - 12:00 AM
11:30 AM - 2:30 PM
6:00 PM - 12:00 AM
11:30 AM - 2:30 PM
6:00 PM - 12:00 AM
11:30 AM - 2:30 PM
6:00 PM - 12:00 AM
11:30 AM - 2:30 PM
6:00 PM - 12:00 AM
11:30 AM - 2:30 PM
6:00 PM - 12:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Kemelstraat 9, Bruges 8000, Belgium
  • Location: Europe  >  Belgium  >  Flanders  >  West Flanders Province  >  Bruges
  • Phone Number: +32 50 34 24 21
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