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Den Gouden Harynck

Groeninge 25, Bruges 8000, Belgium
+32 50 33 76 37
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  • Excellent62%
  • Very good21%
  • Average10%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible4%
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“lamb” (28 reviews)
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French, Belgian, European, Vegetarian Friendly
Groeninge 25, Bruges 8000, Belgium
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This gourmet restaurant is just across the road from our wonderful B&B "Bonifacius". We decided to spoil ourselves by booking this highly recommended restaurant. It is expensive but well worth it. We experienced wonderful food and impeccable service puntuated throughout by little suprises dishes. Even...More

Thank biglong
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Yes it may be a touch expensive but what a wonderful quality dining experience. The ambiance and the welcome set the tone for a relaxing evening; service was attentive without being obtrusive and the tables were positioned so that conversations from neighbouring diners did not...More

Thank Hiraethog
Reviewed 19 March 2018

I went here for dinner with a group of 11 people. We had a great time there. To be honest I've had better champagne before, but that's just personal taste. The food however was great. First we had scallops, then really marvelous asparagus (first of...More

Thank koenbali
Reviewed 12 March 2018 via mobile

Thoroughly enjoyed my dinner here. Every dish was well considered and beautifully seasoned. The scallops were particularly lovely, served with a smokey eggplant accompaniment. I found the service to be professional and attentive

Thank atraveller981
Reviewed 11 March 2018 via mobile

Really great food with helpful and respectful staff. My wife and I had the tasting menu which was fantastic. The staff talked us through each dish and were attentive. This was by far the best food I had in Belgium. Genuine European fine dining.

Thank McGurple
Reviewed 17 February 2018 via mobile

Food was good, but not gorgeous, and service didn’t feel good to me. From the email exchanges regarding necessary reservation changes to dinner itself, service felt only formal and polite, but neither attentive, not friendly. But, the lobster was amazing and food overall was good....More

Thank uraniop
Reviewed 29 January 2018

Let me first of all say how pleased we were with the visit. A must visit!. The menu was both elegant, with novelty and tasty to the extreme, we each had different favorites but the lamb we all agreed on with the smoked lobster running...More

1  Thank morten h
Reviewed 28 January 2018

What can we say a group of eight in a private area of the restaurant with a fantastic atmosphere we all had the four course tasting menu which was absolutely lovely and every dish was unique and the tastes were outstanding Its a must try...More

1  Thank Terry J
Reviewed 17 January 2018

Recommended by our hotel we were delighted with this restaurant. The food is exceptional (the smoked lobster will stay with me forever!) with great portions and not those tiny pretentious plates you can find in Michelin restaurants. The staff are great - always there when...More

1  Thank VillaYar
Reviewed 27 December 2017 via mobile

This was a dinner for a special birthday, and our experience was fantastic. Food was flawless, elegant atmosphere, service staff was charming and friendly. Each course was so pretty and delicious. The smoked lobster was out of this world good. Probably the best lobster we...More

2  Thank Matthew F
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1 November 2016|
Response from ianpamplin1 | Reviewed this property |
Gaynor, They have a website through which I contacted them, if you google the golden herring, Bruges the site comes up They were very helpful.
Selinda L
4 July 2015|
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Response from northie | Reviewed this property |
my husband didn't have a jacket -he wore casual pants and I think a cardigan. We were there Saturday night. No dress code on website -jackets definitely not a required.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Romantic
Open Hours
12:00 p.m. - 2:00 p.m.
7:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
12:00 p.m. - 2:00 p.m.
7:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
12:00 p.m. - 2:00 p.m.
7:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
12:00 p.m. - 2:00 p.m.
7:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
7:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Groeninge 25, Bruges 8000, Belgium
  • Location: Europe  >  Belgium  >  Flanders  >  West Flanders Province  >  Bruges
  • Phone Number: +32 50 33 76 37
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