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Restaurant Couvert

€€€€French, , European
Eekhoutstraat 17, Bruges 8000, Belgium
+32 50 33 37 87
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  • Excellent77%
  • Very good17%
  • Average3%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“sea snails” (4 reviews)
“lamb” (13 reviews)
“guinea fowl” (3 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
French, Belgian, European, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Eekhoutstraat 17, Bruges 8000, Belgium
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1 - 10 of 206 reviews

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Both my husband and I were so excited about this restaurant based on the reviews we read. We both had the scallops to start, they were nice (not amazing). For main the pigeon was delicious but I wouldn’t recommend the beef. However overall the main...More

Thank KurlyD
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The staff at our hotel recommended this restaurant and we were pleased they did. Small restaurant in lovely building. The food was excellent as was the wine which was reasonably priced and the service which was excellent. The only comment I would have and this...More

Thank louise646
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

That would have made it a 5 but it is difficult to relax completely when the server is arguing. The food was superb and beautifully presented. It is small, quaint, romantic and quite.

Thank Beatriz Y
Reviewed 7 March 2018

We found this restaurant purely by accident as we were passing.It's a beautiful building ,really intimate with fantastic food and service at very reeasonasble prices.The food really is exceptional and the service equally top quality - highly recommended .

Thank Andrew S
Reviewed 22 February 2018 via mobile

We booked here after The Pand Hotel recommended it and it did not disappoint! We started with a gin aperitif which was lovely. We then had the 3 course menu and it was delicious, the scallops were cooked perfectly, the guinea fowl also and the...More

Thank Laura H
Reviewed 18 February 2018

This is a small restaurant with capacity for about 20 people; it is run by a couple and food is cooked to order. I think it was the best dinner we had in four days in Bruges (and not the most expensive). Front of house...More

Thank Grenville B
Reviewed 26 January 2018 via mobile

Just brilliant! Food top drawer, service impeccable. A tiny little place off the beaten track that will need a booking but well and truly worth it !

Thank fitzdell
Reviewed 5 January 2018

One of the very best in Bruges. Very capable cooking and service. Been going for many years and always consistent.

Thank Douglas M
Reviewed 31 December 2017 via mobile

We booked a table for New Year's Eve and I was very suprised when at midnight the owner didn't have a special something considering its a small restaurant to celebrate this moment. The restaurant was cozy but lacked a warm welcome between the customer and...More

1  Thank JapanKaori
Reviewed 8 December 2017 via mobile

Our hotel (Pandhotel) recommended us to have diner at the Couvert restaurant. A very Cousy little restaurant with only 20 Couverts, just around the corner. A great surprise to see what they serve. A nice plate of Parmesan ham and a nice fish soup as...More

Thank RienyRijnen
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Artur M
29 January 2018|
Response from ScoutMidwest | Reviewed this property |
They speak excellent English. Use WhatsApp and give them a call or get the concierge at your hotel to book for you. In fact, if you’re staying in Bruges, it’s best to get your concierge to book for you anyway. Do NOT just... More
28 December 2015|
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Response from Ray H | Reviewed this property |
My wife is extremely lactose intolerant (even before it became fashionable) and because they cook to order they were able to accommodate her. As suggested above, in case you are just left with a plate of Dauphinoise potato... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Child-friendly, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Eekhoutstraat 17, Bruges 8000, Belgium
  • Location: Europe  >  Belgium  >  Flanders  >  West Flanders Province  >  Bruges
  • Phone Number: +32 50 33 37 87
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