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Den Gouden Harynck

Groeninge 25, Bruges 8000, Belgium
+32 50 33 76 37
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  • Excellent58%
  • Very good23%
  • Average9%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible4%
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“lamb” (22 reviews)
“amuse bouche” (25 reviews)
“herring” (10 reviews)
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French, Belgian, European, Vegetarian Friendly
Groeninge 25, Bruges 8000, Belgium
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I'm always careful when leaving a sub 4/5 review so I'll do my best to be objective here... We stayed in Bruges and booked here on the basis that it was the best food in the city. However I walked away feeling a little disappointed....More

Thank Loop_chef
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

when you sleep in the Nuit Blanche it is good to eat here. the owner is a friend of David and he likes to drink Champagne!!

1  Thank wijnartistJacques
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

First off, the food was excellent, worthy of its one star. The service by the more senior staff was great. Like the other reviews said, there was a lack of music which made it a little awkward. My partner and I were the first to...More

Thank funlover4ever
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We had a delicious dinner here with friends. The amuse bouche was two bites of smoked halibut & salmon- delicious. Second course was a perfectly prepared scallop, then small lamb chops & veggies, equally good desserts. We liked the wines the waiter chose. Cost per...More

Thank Linda B
Reviewed 14 April 2017

My boyfriend surprised me with this meal when we visited Bruges! We have been wanting to visit a Michelin Star restaurant for some time and this in no way disappointed. The food was fantastic and the service made us feel both special and comfortable. Would...More

Thank DanieleH585
Reviewed 10 April 2017 via mobile

For my first ever Michelin star dining experience I was delighted by the golden herring. I was initially hesitant at the price but as it was a special occasion myself and gf splashed out. The 4 course menu was one surprise after the other, a...More

Thank Nate B
Reviewed 6 April 2017 via mobile

My partner had arranged everything and we weren't disappointed There are a few menus to choose from depending on your taste and appetite The service was great as expected, the food was beautiful, somewhat local and extremely fresh!! A beautiful, relaxing evening with amazing food...More

Thank MaggieBee88
Reviewed 13 February 2017 via mobile

Friendly service and fantastic food, in a room that feels slightly stuffy when you first enter but is absolutely not. All of the dishes were great, and looked very pretty

Thank Patrick_the_Wise
Reviewed 11 January 2017

We decided to come to Den Gouden Harynck as a recommendation from a relative who absolutely loved the place and was up there as one of their top restaurants, so as foodie lovers we decided to take their recommendation. First things first, the food was...More

Thank Jen W
Reviewed 28 December 2016 via mobile

Had a great dinner here. Very cozy setting. Tried the 5 course tasting menu. It was mainly seafood dishes and they all tasted delicious. We did not try the cheeses but the cheese cart looked really awesome. Definitely recommend this restaurant.

Thank KeremEdmonton
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I would like to book a table for 10 people on December 10 th. How do I get the email address? Gaynor Turner
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
What is the dress code, if any, for men? Are jackets required? Thank you.
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.
Proposez vous un menu pour le réveillon de nouvel an? Si oui à quel prix? Avez vous encore de la disponibilité? Bien à vous HENNAUT vanessa
5 October 2016|
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Private Dining
Good for
Business meetings, Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine
Open Hours
12:00 - 14:00
19:00 - 21:00
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19:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 14:00
19:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 14:00
19:00 - 21:00
19:00 - 21:00
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
  • E-mail