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Den Dyver

) #193 of 574 Restaurants in Bruges €€ - €€€ , European,
Dijver 5, Bruges 8000, Belgium
+32 50 33 60 69
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  • Excellent44%
  • Very good30%
  • Average12%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible8%
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Belgian, European, Central European, Vegetarian Friendly
€€ - €€€
Dijver 5, Bruges 8000, Belgium
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Reviewed 13 May 2017

Table for you. We enjoyed coq au vin and baked cod from the al a carte menu. Followed by the Dame Blanc and Fruit sabayon both delicious. A good bottle of wine completed a very tasty meal. Average price for Bruges. Didn't book and felt...More

Thank OxfordshireChicker
Reviewed 6 May 2017 via mobile

Found this restaurant in the guide book, so we decided to pop in. It was our first taste of Bruges. The food had amazing local influence and we were treated to some little extras, such as the ham mousse, which was delicious! The customer service...More

Thank Veronica B
Reviewed 9 April 2017 via mobile

We enjoyed our food at this restaurant that is located in the center of Brugge (close to the Begijnhof en Groeninger museum) The entourage is nice (although I suggest to dim lights a bit more to create more atmosphere) Service was good but staff looked...More

Thank Naenae38
Reviewed 23 March 2017 via mobile

We were very impressed with the set menu, it was gorgeous (heerlijk). As is said "you can judge a restaurant by it's cheapest wine", which for us was a Languedoc. All by all a wonderful experience for what seems to be the average price in...More

Thank Jeroen P
Reviewed 5 March 2017

This restaurant had been recommended by our hotel, and we could see why once we were seated in front of the fire. It looks stark, but the staff are friendly, and the fixed menu was both delicious and good value.

Thank 28HBS
Reviewed 11 February 2017 via mobile

Came here based on a review in 100% brugge, but place has changed a lot apparently since it came out. Menu is rather expensive, as are the drinks (5euro for a local draft beer) Took the lunch menu special. Food was very salty and not...More

Thank Tj0p
Reviewed 16 January 2017

We can in here for lunch. The atmosphere is green & rich brown with the tables laid out to allow space between tables and a pleasant conversational distance. Service was helpful and seated us promptly. We started with the recommended Gin & Tonic. The boutique...More

Thank Paul L
Reviewed 4 January 2017

very nice place and very nice and helpful staff but the food was just OK and should have been great deal better for this amount of money. My steak, ordered medium rare was bloody and uneven, my marrowbone, which i tried for the first and...More

Thank lambkin21
Reviewed 3 January 2017

We dined at Den Dyver on our first night in Brugge, and it was a good introduction to the local cuisine: hearty meat dishes in generous portions, but also delicious fresh seafood too, presented with a good attention to detail. Not a good idea if...More

Thank Peter B
Reviewed 14 December 2016 via mobile

We visited based on the lonely planet review and the ones on here. It was ok, we had the fruits de mer and there was a great selection and lovely oysters but the lobster (the star of the show) was over cooked which is pretty...More

Thank Ellie L
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Hi Marcia, sounds like we had a really similar experience at Den Dyver! I wonder if the restaurant will comment? Best wishes Sam James
7 June 2016|
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Response from Kelly V | Property representative |
hallo Sam james , I just saw your review on the dijver. Me and my husband are the former owners of the 25 year old family restaurant. till my name is here for the dijver :( so sorry that things where not ok anymore. whenever... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$22 - US$56
Belgian, European, Central European, Vegetarian Friendly
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Business meetings, Romantic, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
12:00 - 14:30
18:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 14:30
18:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 14:30
18:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 14:30
18:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 14:30
18:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Dijver 5, Bruges 8000, Belgium
  • Location: Europe  >  Belgium  >  Flanders  >  West Flanders Province  >  Bruges
  • Phone Number: +32 50 33 60 69
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