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Bistro De Schaar

€€ - €€€, , European
Hooistraat 2, Bruges 8000, Belgium
+32 50 33 59 79
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  • Excellent59%
  • Very good29%
  • Average9%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“rack of lamb” (24 reviews)
“steak” (38 reviews)
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Belgian, Dutch, European, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
€€ - €€€
Hooistraat 2, Bruges 8000, Belgium
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

On a Tuesday, when many restaurants are closed, we found ourselves wandering around looking for a place to have dinner. Lo and behold, across the street in front of us (!) was le Bistro de Schaar. We were reluctant, because of some of the recent...More

Thank Tim3d
Reviewed 3 March 2018

Like some other reviewers, we were staying in an adjacent hotel and were recommended this restaurant by the hotel manager. He kindly offered to book us a table on Valentines evening and we calmly waited for his call to say all was arranged. Quite bizarrely,...More

Thank case2heavy
Reviewed 4 February 2018

We were seated in this restaurant as a walk in, having thought it looked lovely from the outside. It was a warm and cosy and the food well cooked (we had steak and the cod). The only downside was that the service was less friendly...More

Thank v_h007
Reviewed 30 January 2018 via mobile

We were looking forward to dining in this restaurant. We booked in advance and on arriving we were greeted with a very unfriendly waitress who was as chilly as the restaurant was warm. The food was expensive and very average. There are plenty of other...More

Thank Haaaarvey
Reviewed 28 December 2017

Beautiful Restaurant with a good wine selection - roaring fire place and fabulous steaks - just out of the centre - well worth a beautiful walk...... we will come again and again

Thank pdoc1967
Reviewed 9 December 2017 via mobile

My husband and I came here on a Saturday night after it was recommended to us by our hotel concierge. It was so delicious! I had frogslegs in garlic to start - which I had never had before so thought why not! And they were...More

Thank Virginia G
Reviewed 27 October 2017 via mobile

Wow! We have been blown away by the Belgium people’s kindness, however the hostess/waitress working tonight was an exception. We saw the fire from the street, and thought it would be nice to enjoy a glass of wine or beer by it, on this chilly...More

Thank Gabrielle A
Reviewed 27 October 2017 via mobile

My wife and I went into the restaurant and kindly asked if we could have a drink by the fire, and we were completely impolitely turned away when there was one other couple at the restaurant. She definitely lost a customer and hopefully more today...More

Thank Pedro A
Reviewed 6 October 2017 via mobile

We ate at de Schaar overlooking the Coupra. We had an excellent meal. The fact that I am vegetarian was no problem, they made a dish especially for me. My husband had fish which was beautifully presented. Not a cheap meal but delicious.

Thank Gaye D
Reviewed 1 October 2017

Recommend and booked by our hotel and the concierge was spot on... 8 of us for dinner... personally i had the stuffed mushrooms with snails in a curry sauce, followed by golden bream. The fish dish was beautifully cooked and was spot on. Accompanied by...More

Thank Enjoy_Beach_Life
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$27 - US$36
Dinner, Lunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Highchairs Available
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Romantic
Open Hours
12:00 - 14:15
18:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 14:15
18:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 14:15
18:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 14:15
18:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 14:15
18:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Hooistraat 2, Bruges 8000, Belgium
  • Location: Europe  >  Belgium  >  Flanders  >  West Flanders Province  >  Bruges
  • Phone Number: +32 50 33 59 79
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Cosy restaurant in typical Bruges hous dating from 1614, grilling on open fire in the restaurant, chef owner, in summer beautiful terras near the canal with vew on small harbour, seasonal cooking
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