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Den Gouden Harynck

Groeninge 25, Bruges 8000, Belgium
+32 50 33 76 37
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  • Excellent60%
  • Very good23%
  • Average10%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible4%
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“herring” (11 reviews)
“amuse bouche” (24 reviews)
“cheese cart” (5 reviews)
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French, Belgian, European, Vegetarian Friendly
Groeninge 25, Bruges 8000, Belgium
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Reviewed 17 April 2014

Ate with family on the occasion of my 60th birthday. We had the set lunch menu, and it was absolutely wonderful. The wine list is also very good, we had a couple of bottles of Meursault. The staff were attentive, but not overbearing so all...More

1  Thank Dikky
Reviewed 15 April 2014

Went to this restaurant for our wedding anniversary, and was our first time at a Michelin Star restaurant. We were keen to see what the fuss is about Michelin Star restaurants so were a little sceptical, but were blown away by everything at this place....More

Thank Laurence U
Reviewed 13 April 2014 via mobile

Outstanding food. Lamb main course with shoulder and sweetbreads was particularly good. Atmosphere a little stiff, but staff very charming and welcoming.

Thank Routey
Reviewed 4 April 2014

In the historic heart of Bruges, in the very district which housed the spices and herbs trade in the middle ages, is a chef who makes an intelligent reference to this heritage in his style of cooking. The restaurant is tucked away from the main...More

Thank acko_10
Reviewed 15 March 2014

I went to the restaurant with my husband in February 2013, and it surpassed all of our expectations. The menu was inventive and surprising, the scallops with cauliflower were the best I have ever tasted. The chef came out to talk to the diners towards...More

Reviewed 13 February 2014

I have never reviewed anything on this site in my life, but the experience I had at Den Gouden Harynck was so appalling I would hate for anyone else to spend their money on such a disappointing restaurant. On arrival the room, despite having a...More

4  Thank SB_Travels78
Reviewed 7 February 2014 via mobile

Wow. Lunch was amazing. Everything was fabulous but the main course on the set menu (Iberico pork with lots of different little vegetables etc on the side was phenomenal). Honestly one of the most, if not the most, delicious thing I have ever eaten. Petit...More

Thank KandJ_ourExperience
Reviewed 7 February 2014

Everything about this restaurant reflects care, skill, imagination and hospitality. This was not my first visit to Den Gouden Harynck. I hope it won't be my last. This time I was with family members to celebrate my mother's 91st birthday. She enjoyed the experience, especially...More

Thank ValkyrieTheWirral
Reviewed 2 February 2014 via mobile

A wonderful treat for a romantic weekend away. Hidden on a cobbled street away from the tourists; the food was wonderful; only missed a slightly more relaxed atmosphere.

Thank cjhhep
Reviewed 27 January 2014

What to say about a perfect meal. I went with my boyfriend over a weekend in Bruges. It was a real treat for us. The restaurant offers a chefs special which is four courses. If you are picky then not the best thing to sign...More

Thank charlieporter22
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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
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Average prices
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Private Dining
Good for
Romantic, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine
Open Hours
12:00 - 14:00
19:00 - 21:00
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12:00 - 14:00
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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
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