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Volkscafe Sint-Jakobs

Sint-Jakobsstraat 60, Bruges 8000, Belgium
+32 494 46 61 46
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Fabulous music, host and atmosphere!

This bar is a wonderful little gem near the centre of Bruges! It is a small, friendly bar run by... read more

Reviewed 30 June 2017
Rosieboys3
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West Midlands, United Kingdom
Favourite bar in Brugge

Love this bar. Great music from 60s through to 80s with walls covered in album covers. Tom who runs... read more

Reviewed 28 June 2017
gfggdf
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Coventry, United Kingdom
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Typical oldfashioned Bruges neighbourhood bar with beers from oldest brewery in Belgium. musicstyle : local music, oldies and evergreens. open from 10:00 AM untill approx. 8:00 pm, 10:30 pm (last orders) on friday and saturday ). This bar is still visited by many (mainly older) locals. very friendly service and familiar atmosphere.
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  • Very good10%
  • Average2%
  • Poor0%
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Hours Today: 10:00 - 22:30
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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Sint-Jakobsstraat 60, Bruges 8000, Belgium
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+32 494 46 61 46
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Reviewed 30 June 2017

This bar is a wonderful little gem near the centre of Bruges! It is a small, friendly bar run by Tom who is welcoming and very knowledgable about where to eat/visit. We spent a lot of our break here, mostly due to its warm rustic...More

Thank Rosieboys3
Tom M, Owner at Volkscafe Sint-Jakobs, responded to this reviewResponded 4 July 2017

Hi, Thanks for your visit(s) and your lovely review. Hope to see you next time for some more nostalgia. Best regards , Tom

Reviewed 28 June 2017 via mobile

Love this bar. Great music from 60s through to 80s with walls covered in album covers. Tom who runs the bar is very knowledgeable about beer & music. Friendly locals & a budgie who loves his bells!

Thank gfggdf
Tom M, Owner at Volkscafe Sint-Jakobs, responded to this reviewResponded 4 July 2017

Hi, Thanks for your review, very much appreciated ! See you next time you are in Bruges . Thanks again, Tom and Romy ( the budgie)

Reviewed 20 June 2017

We found this place accidentally on out first night in Brugge. We were greeted by Tom who was friendly, welcoming and knowledgeable. We enjoyed several beers here and even got to meet the resident Budgie, Romy. We enjoyed it so much here, we planned to...More

Thank ShirleyManc89
Tom M, Eigenaar at Volkscafe Sint-Jakobs, responded to this reviewResponded 21 June 2017

Hi, Thanks so much for the wonderful review ! I still remember when you were here and that you loved the bar and Romy off course . Hope all is well and have a great wedding ! best regards, Tom

Reviewed 14 June 2017 via mobile

If walking to Ribs 'n' Beer you'll pass this cosy little bar. Standing in the shadow of Sint Jakobs you may well pass by without noticing this bar. Inside the bar has a homely feel. Two walls are decorated with album covers and the furniture...More

Thank Anita E
Reviewed 22 May 2017

Found the bar by accident going of the beaten track and trying to avoid a huge downpour. Comfy & cosy interior walls full of 60's 70's musicians,together with the sounds of those times playing, good friendly service, wide selection of beers, looked like the locals...More

Thank Lesley D
Reviewed 16 May 2017

Recently had a long weekend in Brugge to sample the Belgian beers. Whilst having a look for a restaurant we came across this bar and called in. Sat in comfortable armchairs drinking some very good beers. Tom was an excellent host and knowledgeable on beers...More

Thank 58mark2017
Reviewed 13 May 2017 via mobile

A local bar off the main square. Playing a mix of 60's 70's & 80's music. A very hospitable host, with a warm welcome, a place to relax and let time go by. A great selection of beers.

Thank Signalman-1965
Reviewed 12 May 2017

We stumbled across this pub en route to another restaurant for dinner. We loved the look and atmosphere of the place, and the two bartenders were very friendly and fantastic! The music was great, oldies all the way, with nostalgic decor on the walls. After...More

Thank BrightPS
Reviewed 8 May 2017 via mobile

Just back from a long weekend in Bruges, and stumbled upon this bar by pure chance, but we're glad we did. Different from all the other bars in town, quirky, very chilled and a good mix of friendly locals and other weekenders. Service was great,...More

Thank clarkielondon
Tom M, Owner at Volkscafe Sint-Jakobs, responded to this reviewResponded 9 May 2017

Hi, Thanks for your visit and review. I am very happy that you think my bar is different from all the others, because thats exactly what i want. Maybe until next time for some more quirky and vintage sounds . Best regards and thanks again,...More

Reviewed 1 May 2017

We discovered the bar by accident when we dashed inside to avoid a sudden downpour...Great little bar with interesting decor and music from the 70's which brought back lots of memories!...three beers later and we were singing along! Tom, the owner was so friendly and...More

Thank Keith S
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