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Den Dyver

$$ - $$$, European,
Dijver 5, Bruges 8000, Belgium
+32 50 33 60 69
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  • Excellent43%
  • Very good31%
  • Average12%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible8%
Travellers talk about
“creme brulee” (5 reviews)
“oysters” (3 reviews)
“chateaubriand” (4 reviews)
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Belgian, European, Central European, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
Dijver 5, Bruges 8000, Belgium
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Reviewed 2 days ago

In 2012 we had a dinner with wonderful experience here but after 6 years this restaurant has lost a lot of is speciality. - Amount of tables are to much, there is almost no place to walk between the tables. I was hit more the...More

Thank auyzhuann
Reviewed 1 week ago

Our hotel had recommended Den Dyver, but I cannot really subscribe to the recommendation. The restaurant is pleasantly appointed, and the accueil quite efficient, but the food is over-priced for quality. I ordered half a lobster, which could have done with 2 more minutes on...More

Thank Peter V
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We had great time at Den Dyver! Food was very very good!decoration beautiful and warm. staff very polite and educated! BUT!!we paid 150 euros for 2 main courses,2 starters and 3 prosecos...come on guys...

Thank Pinelopi H
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

In the weeks after Christmas and New Year, Bruges goes into a sort of hibernation, with many places closed 'til 26 January. As it happened, our visitors came before that, but were dying to see Bruges. The streets were relatively quiet, a joy, and the...More

Thank AvuncularAmerican
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Pros: Beautiful place. Some of the food was very good. Cons: Some of the food was mediocre at best. All of it was quite expensive.

Thank Doom W
Reviewed 22 December 2017

We recently spent a couple of nights in Bruges and enjoyed a nice dinner at Den Dyver on Dijver Street. Opening hours 12-2.30pm (lunch) and 6-10pm (dinner) daily. The restaurant is closed on Mondays. You can make reservations directly on their website if you like....More

Thank BradJill
Reviewed 11 December 2017 via mobile

I walked in off the streets of Bruges on the slim chance that this modern, sophisticated looking restaurant might have a last-minute availability for 11 people on a Friday night for my father’s birthday - we were not disappointed! Axle was so accommodating and even...More

Thank amyvxo
Reviewed 3 December 2017 via mobile

I ate here on a busy evening but the staff still managed to give excellent and friendly service. The food was good quality, served in a timely manner (not too quickly nor slowly) and the menu was varied. We had two children with us who...More

Thank TDT
Reviewed 11 October 2017 via mobile

We were very disappointed with our meal, due to the poor service. This is a shame as the food was tasty and well presented and the restaurant has a nice open feel. It started off well, but we were left for an hour and half...More

Thank lisa_j0s
Reviewed 11 October 2017

We asked the hotel desk for a dinner recommendation, preferably a nearby non-touristy restaurant with local fare. Unlike my adventurous eat-almost-anything-once husband, I am a picky eater who likes to stick to the familiar, which too often means a default of spaghetti Bolognese no matter...More

Thank pilikiax2
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7 June 2016|
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Response from Kelly V | Property representative |
hallo Sam james , I just saw your review on the dijver. Me and my husband are the former owners of the 25 year old family restaurant. till my name is here for the dijver :( so sorry that things where not ok anymore. whenever... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$25 - US$62
Belgian, European, Central European, Vegetarian Friendly
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Business meetings, Romantic, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
12:00 p.m. - 2:30 p.m.
6:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
12:00 p.m. - 2:30 p.m.
6:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
12:00 p.m. - 2:30 p.m.
6:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
12:00 p.m. - 2:30 p.m.
6:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
12:00 p.m. - 2:30 p.m.
6:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Dijver 5, Bruges 8000, Belgium
  • Location: Europe  >  Belgium  >  Flanders  >  West Flanders Province  >  Bruges
  • Phone Number: +32 50 33 60 69
  • E-mail
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