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Den Gouden Karpel

) #99 of 572 Restaurants in Bruges $$ - $$$ , Seafood, European
Huidenvettersplein 4, Bruges 8000, Belgium
+32 50 33 34 94
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  • Excellent50%
  • Very good36%
  • Average6%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible5%
Travellers talk about
“oysters” (19 reviews)
“bouillabaisse” (22 reviews)
“fresh fish” (11 reviews)
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Belgian, Seafood, European, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Huidenvettersplein 4, Bruges 8000, Belgium
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1 - 10 of 187 reviews

Reviewed 6 days ago

This restaurant was recommended by our hotel as a seafood restaurant. After our first course which was a scallop dish which tasted awful we decided to cancel our fish order. However the owner or manager said it was too late to cancel. Our order had...More

Thank NedlyCanada
Reviewed 1 week ago

Such a shame... I had consulted many reviews and found a decent average for this restaurant, as we were looking for a good seafood restaurant in Bruges. The setting seemed promising, but a slow waiter and no bread already had us wondering. As the starters...More

Thank Nico_Laurijssen
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Super tasty seafood, everything was fresh and beautifully coocked. Very friendly stuff. First we came there to celebrate the birthday. But next day, before departure we returned back to have one more tasty and unforgetalbe lunch. Thank you for such a nice place!! What about...More

Thank Ilona S
Reviewed 2 June 2017

The shrimp croquette starter -- something I ate every day -- wasn't nearly as good as it was at other restaurants. My sole in lobster sauce was okay, nothing to rave about. My companion's grilled sole was fresh and was nicely cooked. Service was friendly...More

1  Thank Watsson
Reviewed 24 May 2017 via mobile

We had a lovely dinner, due to the quality of the food, the service, and the lovely outdoor seating. My husband had the bouillabaisse and I had the Dover sole. Both were amazing, as was the service - there when you needed it but not...More

Thank Elizabeth P
Reviewed 16 May 2017

Our hotel recommended Den Gouden Karpel for our one night out in Bruges and I'm so glad they did! Our meal was absolutely delicious. Creative dishes, beautifully presented and very reasonably priced.

Thank Harveyecho
Reviewed 12 May 2017

Booked for 7pm and arrived on time and taken to table. After a while they asked if we would like a drink so ordered a bottle of white wine. 5 people drinking. Drank wine and conversation for about 20 mins when asked if we would...More

Thank Maurice H
Reviewed 28 April 2017 via mobile

I've been there guided by tripadvisor and I found it is in a wonderful square near the center of Bruges. Fresh fish and good food. I can recommend it. Only a little bit small so many people couldn't eat.

Thank daphne77hd
Reviewed 16 April 2017 via mobile

Lovely food and great service, the fish was beautifully fresh bed cooked to perfection and the two ladies in front of house utterly charming. We shared an orange brûlée which combine the sweetness of the brûlée with the blood orange exactly as it should be....More

Thank exjuggie
Reviewed 26 March 2017 via mobile

Truly amazing experience! Very attentive and friendly staff, matched by a great quality and delicious food... Perfect ending to a perfect weekend in amazing Brugge! <3

1  Thank Tatia M
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Highchairs Available
Good for
Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Child-friendly
Open Hours
12:00 - 14:00
18:30 - 21:30
12:00 - 14:00
18:30 - 21:30
12:00 - 14:00
18:30 - 21:30
12:00 - 14:00
18:30 - 21:30
12:00 - 14:00
18:30 - 21:30
12:00 - 14:00
18:30 - 21:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Huidenvettersplein 4, Bruges 8000, Belgium
  • Location: Europe  >  Belgium  >  Flanders  >  West Flanders Province  >  Bruges
  • Phone Number: +32 50 33 34 94
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