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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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  • Excellent50%
  • Very good38%
  • Average8%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible3%
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“rabbit” (35 reviews)
“mussels” (48 reviews)
“rump steak” (6 reviews)
French, Belgian, Dutch, European, Central European, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
€€ - €€€
Jan van Eyckplein 13 | Jan Van Eyck Square 13, Bruges 8000, Belgium
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Reviewed 2 days ago 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 Andy T
Reviewed 3 days ago 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
Reviewed 1 week ago

We arrived in Bruges late in the evening to our hotel nearby Bistro De Schilder. Hustling through the cold rain to find somewhere to eat, and turned away from another restaurant already closing, we entered de Schilder and were given a table. The atmosphere was...More

Thank Jesse P
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Wrong order twice for the burger and the beef tartar was mainly ketchup... Mussels ok. Not worth the money. Wine was ok.

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Bistro De Schiller offers the same menu as virtually every tourist restaurant in Bruges. They somewhat flatter themselves by asking similar prices to those restaurants in the main squares as they are located way off the beaten track. Our order had little character and was...More

Thank Simon W
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Plenty of seating outside (in fact the inside was empty) in the lovely evebing sunshine. Jan Van Eyck Sq has the canal on one side (with the 'reclaimed plastic whale' in situ) and historic buildings all around. The museels in beer and credams auce were...More

Thank darrenbretton
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The service was terrible. Not only unprofessional and extremely rude. They also tried to charge us eight euros extra on top of our actual bill. They never gave us a receipt but only showed us the amount to pay on a cellphone.

Thank Vittorio P
Reviewed 12 July 2018

The location is great in the square where the old historical buildings and the canal are the frame. The bistro serves pots full of moules stewed with white vine, or tomatoes &celery & onions that really taste great. They also serve Brugse Zot beer which...More

Thank Stefania M
Reviewed 19 June 2018

This restaurant has tables outside in Jan Van Eyck Square with great views. The service is good and the food is first class. Great for sitting outside on warm summer day.

Thank Andy T
Reviewed 30 April 2018

This was our first meal when we arrived in Brugge. We had mussels and frites (French fries) and a bottle of house wine. Everything tasted good but a few hours later I became very sick and this lasted 3 days - very unpleasant. I must...More

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Questions & Answers
24 August 2015|
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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
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
  • Value
Average prices
US$8 - US$40
French, Belgian, Dutch, European, Central European, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Free Wifi, Reservations
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, View, Kids, Romantic
Open Hours
12:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 21:00
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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