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€€ - €€€, European, Vegetarian Friendly
Hoogstraat 5, Bruges 8000, Belgium
+32 50 33 16 60
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  • Excellent51%
  • Very good31%
  • Average11%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible3%
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“mussels” (27 reviews)
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Belgian, European, Vegetarian Friendly
€€ - €€€
Hoogstraat 5, Bruges 8000, Belgium
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

We are here on a Friday night but wasn’t too busy. We had booked in advance. Both had very tasty Flemish stew. Service was kinda laid back but very pleasant. Enjoyed it thoroughly. Not cheap for what it is. A filmlocarion from “In Bruges”.

Thank fionagun
Reviewed 1 week ago

I enjoyed Thursday evening dinner with my wife an two friends at Dilligence. We we made very welcome and received typical hospitality. We all opted for mussels and chips and were treated to generous portions in a delicious pasties flavoured sauce. A good selection of...More

Thank Richard S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

we wanted a snack & it was fairly late & this was convenient we stopped in for tapas==they had cheese; white pudding we opted for both they were a crock of cubed cheese & another of white sausage broiled both were good and plentiful w...More

Thank leo t
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The restaurant is centered around a bar; the design is quite down-to-earth, dark colours and cozy decorations. It is a warm and welcoming place. Service is okay - very friendly and likeable but it seems that two people is not enough for around 40 tables,...More

Thank Altura-Lucia
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Came here on our last night in Bruges. We both chose the Beef Stew with home made fries, which was quite honesty one of the best stews I have ever eaten. I’m not a huge fan of fries but these were delicious. The service was...More

Thank TashWHU
Reviewed 20 March 2018 via mobile

Recommended by our hotel and only a short walk down the road from it so it was incredibly convenient. We got there early and got a table without having a booking which was lucky. The food comes in quite large portions but it is very...More

Thank Olivia8181
Reviewed 18 March 2018 via mobile

Staff was welcoming and friendly. The service was good and the atmosphere pleasant. But the food isn’t home-made.

Thank Elodie L
Reviewed 18 March 2018

A warm atmosphere, staff were very friendly and the steaks were good. A cosy atmosphere, I would go there again.

Thank Keith A
Reviewed 9 March 2018

Went here on our first evening in Bruges, just down the road from our hotel. Lovely atmosphere and service. We had the Flemish Beef stew which came with a good choice of accompanyments (rice, chips, potatoes) delicious and recommended.

Thank jackie c
Reviewed 6 March 2018

We chose to eat here because it was right opposite our hotel, and we realised it was used as a location from In Bruges! But the main reasons for recommending Diligence is the food, the atmosphere and the service. All excellent and worth every cent....More

Thank Ian B
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Wednesday is our closing day. All other days we're open from noon till 2pm and from 6pm till midnight...
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Restaurant Details

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  • Value
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Free Wifi, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa
Good for
Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene, Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Romantic
Open Hours
18:00 - 00:00
18:00 - 00:00
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18:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Hoogstraat 5, Bruges 8000, Belgium
  • Location: Europe  >  Belgium  >  Flanders  >  West Flanders Province  >  Bruges
  • Phone Number: +32 50 33 16 60
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Restaurant Diligence is an authentic and cozy restaurant in Bruges, located in the heart of the city center, only 200 meters from the Burg and Market square. Restaurant Diligence represents an honest French-Belgian bistro cuisine. We use quality local products that we turn in tasteful and traditional meals. Except for Wednesday our kitchen is open every day from noon until 2pm for lunch and from 6pm till midnight for diner. So even after the movies or theater, you can visit us for a nice steak or a delicious Flemish stew.
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