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Volkscafe Sint-Jakobs

Open Now: 10:00 - 19:30
Open today: 10:00 - 19:30
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Still a very happy place

There is a warmth, an atmosphere of friendship that is extended to all who visit this place be they... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Great atmosphere and beer!

Found this place by accident even though it had been mentioned to me by a friend. Such a lovely... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
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  • Average1%
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Typical authentic Bruges neighbourhood bar ( DAY BAR!) with beers from oldest brewery in Belgium. musicstyle : 60's, 70's and 80's pop + local music . Open from 10:00 AM until 7:30 pm and open until 09:30 pm on friday and saturday ( last orders...more
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Sint-Jakobsstraat 60, Bruges 8000, Belgium
+32 494 46 61 46
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Reviewed 1 week ago

There is a warmth, an atmosphere of friendship that is extended to all who visit this place be they locals or visitors. It may be a little off the tourist route but it is so well worth a visit. I find it a nice place...More

Thank the-wandering-fool
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Found this place by accident even though it had been mentioned to me by a friend. Such a lovely place, great music playing, vinyl all over the walls and if you’re not sure what beer to have just have a chat with Tom behind the...More

Thank craigsk2018
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

On a weekend trip to Bruges my Wife and I found this Cafe bar by accident and we're glad that we did. It is only a short walk from the city centre and claims to have beer from the oldest Belgium Brewery Anno 1545, which...More

Thank caroline0199sky
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Would recommend to any beer lovers, Tom is super helpful with recommendations and different types of beers. Everyone is also very friendly.

Thank Matt T
Reviewed 16 September 2018 via mobile

We visited this bar after reading the reviews on here and it was well worth it. The bar is very welcoming and Tom and his team really do make you feel as if you have been there lots of times before (even though we hadn’t)....More

1  Thank StuartC794
Reviewed 5 September 2018 via mobile

We visited this local bar on our recent visit to Brugge. Unlike some local bars the staff and people in there were welcoming and friendly. It was nice to sit back and relax. Good atmosphere not pretentious and the beer was great. So good we...More

2  Thank Janet W
Reviewed 19 July 2018 via mobile

This little pub is off the normal tourist path, and we love that! The pub feels very local, and even the local policeman stopped in for a Coca Cola. We stayed for a couple of beers, and enjoyed the eclectic decor and music. The pub...More

Thank Sazma81
Reviewed 15 July 2018

The coolest, smoothest, most laid back and relaxed cafe in Brugge. Tom amd his staff offer a different kind of feel to other bars/cafes in Brugge, no rush, no fuss, take it slow and easy with great house beers, coffee togther with suitable easy listening...More

1  Thank Stevie_Sparshott
Reviewed 27 June 2018 via mobile

Local Belgian pub with a friendly atmosphere. Good ol’ music playing in the background with frequent outburst of song by the clientele and owner. They don’t do stag do’s, which adds to the attraction.

Thank arduncan71
Reviewed 22 June 2018

We stopped into this bar randomly and found that we had made a great choice. The bartender was exceptionally friendly as were the regular patrons. This is not a place that many tourists come, in the scheme of things, but was a place we thoroughly...More

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