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GingerBread Bagel Coffee and Tea House

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Sint-Amandsstraat 29, Bruges 8000, Belgium
+32 499 63 37 56
09:00 - 17:00
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Wed - Mon 09:00 - 17:00
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Scarborough, United Kingdom
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16 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 January 2017

After not realising it was closed, we decided to make a return visit and go when it was open. It was our last morning in Bruges. We went got the savoury and sweet options, and split them. The cream cheese and jam was absolutely to die for - portions were huge and it hit the spot. Prices were reasonable, to... More 

Thank roxanneh249
Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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41 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 December 2016

We enjoyed an earl grey tea and a chocolate tea with cute little cakes (complimentary) in this busy little place, it seemed to be locals which is always a good sign in a tourist trap. Appreciate the recommendations we were given for breakfast as they were closed the next day.

Thank TrevorandMaryHogg
Herne Bay, United Kingdom
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81 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 57 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 December 2016 via mobile

Just the perfect place to spend a little time to enjoy a beautifully presented Hot Chocolate and a bacon Omelette on a bagel. A small but perfectly located tea house, far enough away from the hustle and bustle of the Market sq to allow you to relax, but not to far from all that Bruges has to offer.

Thank RolandChelsea
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32 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 December 2016 via mobile

We didn't have a reservation, but popped in to this very busy and brilliantly run cafe for afternoon tea. Polite beyond belief (even the beautiful lady with stunning make up behind the counter 😉) We were given free cake (which was really tasty) and had a nice chat about the madness of the Christmas market. Would strongly suggest popping in... More 

Thank Malika A
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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 December 2016 via mobile

A lovely place with a fantastic atmosphere and the kindest of services. Oh, and of course great food (amazing bagels) and very big portions.

Thank marghyg89
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 December 2016 via mobile

Went here for some lunch as had seen the good reviews. It definitely lived up to these, we both had bagels which had lots of filling, and a lovely side salad. The lady in the cafe was really friendly and helpful too. Fairly good value for money, most of the bagels were between €10-13

Thank megan1607
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42 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 December 2016

Visited this cosy, family run cafe for breakfast. I had the poppyseed bagel with scrambled eggs and my wife had the sesame seed bagel with smoked salmon and cream cheese. Both were simple and delicious. We ordered coffee which arrived with a complementary small cake. Nice touch. Bruges can be expensive but we found this cafe good value for money.... More 

Thank LeeAnneLonndon
Wokingham, United Kingdom
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43 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 December 2016 via mobile

Great food. Would recommend the egg and salmon bagel. Wife had the more expensive ham and egg bagel which was tasty too. Decent portion sizes! Kids had waffles which were very nice but may be not the best in Bruges..but then again there is so much competition. The staff were very friendly and attentive. Would come again for breakfast

Thank Kevin L
Glasgow, United Kingdom
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122 reviews
64 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 67 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 December 2016 via mobile

Quirky and old school family run cafe. Excellent bagels and superb soup. Huge portions but so fresh. Haven't had bagels like these outside New York . Previous tripadvisor reviews are spot on ... just go!

Thank Cairolass_12
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 December 2016 via mobile

On arriving at this establishment, I asked whether they had any tables at all. There was a woman with a black bob and too much make up on behind the counter. She said they were fully booked. I said that it was a shame as I didn't realise we had to book. She then opened her eyes really wide, leaned... More 

Thank Jenny K

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$5 - US$13
Belgian, Cafe, European, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Breakfast, Brunch
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Cash Only, Free Wifi, Takeout, Reservations, Highchairs Available
Good for
Cheap Eats, Romantic, Child-friendly, Kids, Local cuisine
Open Hours
09:00 - 17:00
09:00 - 17:00
09:00 - 17:00
09:00 - 17:00
09:00 - 17:00
09:00 - 17:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Sint-Amandsstraat 29, Bruges 8000, Belgium
  • Location: Europe  >  Belgium  >  Flanders  >  West Flanders Province  >  Bruges
  • Phone Number: +32 499 63 37 56
Home made with love... GingerBread tea-room is a family-run little tea house serving breakfast, brunch from 9:00 till 16:00 lunch between 12 and 14 pm (homemade ...) And cakes baked every morning. You can also find a great choice of "real" teas and hot drinks, as well as lovely champagne to make your stay in Bruges sparkle. Open 7/7. Cash Only.

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