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Bistro De schilder

€€ - €€€French, ,
Jan van Eyckplein 13 | Jan Van Eyck Square 13, Bruges 8000, Belgium
+32 50 34 64 62
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Overview
  • Excellent49%
  • Very good37%
  • Average8%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible4%
Travellers talk about
“rabbit” (35 reviews)
“mussels” (49 reviews)
“rump steak” (6 reviews)
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CUISINES
French, Belgian, Dutch, European, Central European, Vegetarian Friendly
PRICE
€€ - €€€
RATINGS
Food
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LOCATION
Jan van Eyckplein 13 | Jan Van Eyck Square 13, Bruges 8000, Belgium
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1 - 10 of 348 reviews

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

A very pretty and quaint restaurant right beside the (big whale made from plastic waste) tourist attraction We stopped for a drink during the day and had a lovely time reading our books outside in the sun Returned for dinner which was absolutely delightful. We...More

Thank annabethems
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Thoroughly enjoyed our meal when we popped in on our first night in Bruges. Service was polite and local recommendations were well received. Thank you!!

Thank Matthew J
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Great patio dining, Wonderful food, excellent service and a nice view. Great lunch venue , and a great spot just to enjoy a cocktail.

Thank Joel R
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Location seems great right by the canal and the whale made from recycled plastic. That was the best bit! Waiter was old school and couldn’t care less. Flemish stew was 19.50 and very ordinary. Pork schnitzel served with a sauce that took your head off....More

Thank oxfordtraveller1
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This bistro is located a bit away from the center of town. Would return for drinks, but not for dinner. We had dinner here. The food was decent but not memorable. Bruges is a hot spot for fabulous food; felt we should have walked about...More

Thank Marguerite D
Reviewed 1 September 2018 via mobile

The food was absolutely delicious- would definitely recommend their duo of croquettes for starter! And the staff was very welcoming.

Thank Alison L
Reviewed 31 August 2018

This used to be my favourite restaurant in Bruges. It was a family run place with great traditional Flemish cuisine. I used to eat there two or three times a year when in Bruges and I would always recommend it to friends. The business appears...More

Thank UlricV2
Reviewed 19 August 2018 via mobile

Very disappointing food: french fries not well baked, meatballs a bit dry and spaghetti too much cooked. Such simple food should be easy to make? Also very unfriendly service.

Thank Kamomilleke
Reviewed 17 August 2018 via mobile

We walked just around the corner from our hotel (Marcel) and found this place. Lots of seating outside over looking the Whale! We were served quickly and chose the set menu €35 each. We had mussels, croquettes, salmon, steak frites, apple pie and chocolate desert....More

Thank AndyT2486
Reviewed 16 August 2018 via mobile

Expensive awful food. Comical act of waiters completely lost with regard to food service - pleasant though they were... Saving grace and accounted for 1 star was the apple cake & Choc waffle

Thank Robert M
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Johannahopf
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Response from Dimitrivh | Property representative |
Hello Johanna Yes dogs are allowed but not on the chairs and sofa's . See you soon
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Carole M
27 May 2015|
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Response from Dimitrivh | Property representative |
Dear Carole We are open from 12.00h till 21.00h Sunday and Monday we are closed. Friendly greetings Dimitri Vanhaecke
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$8 - US$41
Cuisine
French, Belgian, Dutch, European, Central European, Vegetarian Friendly
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Free Wifi, Reservations
Good for
Child-friendly, View, Kids, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Open Hours
Tuesday
12:00 - 21:00
Wednesday
12:00 - 21:00
Thursday
12:00 - 21:00
Friday
12:00 - 21:00
Saturday
12:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Jan van Eyckplein 13 | Jan Van Eyck Square 13, Bruges 8000, Belgium
  • Location: Europe  >  Belgium  >  Flanders  >  West Flanders Province  >  Bruges
  • Phone Number: +32 50 34 64 62
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Description
Welcome The place in Bruges centre to eat good at an honest price
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