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Den Gouden Karpel

€€ - €€€, Seafood, European
Huidenvettersplein 4, Bruges 8000, Belgium
+32 50 33 34 94
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  • Excellent50%
  • Very good36%
  • Average6%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible5%
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“bouillabaisse” (23 reviews)
“seafood” (24 reviews)
“fresh fish” (12 reviews)
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Belgian, Seafood, European, Gluten Free Options
€€ - €€€
Huidenvettersplein 4, Bruges 8000, Belgium
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Reviewed 3 days ago

This really is an excellent restaurant - so why have I not given it an excellent rating? I do hate to waste money, and whilst I expect to pay handsomely for top notch fish in the best fish restaurant in Bruges - I think our...More

Thank EricaCcccccc
Reviewed 3 days ago

Popped there for lunch and had the mussels and frites...really nice washed down with a glass of Zot. Staff were friendly, service quick and the food excellent!

Thank lw123456789
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We had a fantastic lunch on the terrace. The sea food platter as well as the service were amazing again...congrats to this fantastic team ! A local bruges family that will come back soon (we hope😀) Bren and Yves

Thank Yves C
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A small location with a clean, modern-ish decor and heavenly seafood. The hostess makes the most of the little space the place has so the tables are very close to each other, which could be annoying depending on your neighbours. Service was very good -...More

Thank Altura-Lucia
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Check out the reviews before we went to Bruges. I had the Bouillabaisse baise which was just exception and Millefeuille for pud. Expensive but worth it

Thank HelenEHall
Reviewed 15 March 2018 via mobile

My husband and I enjoyed an amazing seafood meal. The service was wonderful, very attentive and friendly. We felt welcomed but best of all was the dinner. Our fish was fresh and abundant with sauces that we will always remember. I only wished we discovered...More

Thank yiayiavickie
Reviewed 13 March 2018

Asked locals for their recommendation and were told this was the best moderately priced. The Stew of North Sea fish "Waterzooi" was beautifully cooked and a tasted wonderful. The moules in garlic with cream were among the best we've tasted, as were the double fried...More

Thank BobHamm
Reviewed 12 February 2018

The restaurant is connected to its own fish shop, where there are a few tables. We had booked the restaurant in the back and were glad we had been far-sighted, for it quickly filled up. I chose a starter of langoustine croquettes served with thinly...More

1  Thank Peter V
Reviewed 3 February 2018

My husband and I happened upon this place for lunch and were blown away with the flavor and quality of the seafood dishes in this great restaurant. The bouillabaisse was phenomenal with great flavor and variety. The Dover sole was delicate yet extremely flavorful. The...More

Thank Rebecca P
Reviewed 25 January 2018 via mobile

Was very excited to eat here after checking lots of reviews and being recommended. The shrimp croquettes were amazing, however it went downhill from there. While the mussels were tasty enough (but not so different from elsewhere) after selecting three wines and asking for advice...More

Thank Kirsty B
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Child-friendly
Open Hours
12:00 - 14:00
18:30 - 21:30
12:00 - 14:00
18:30 - 21:30
12:00 - 14:00
18:30 - 21:30
12:00 - 14:00
18:30 - 21:30
12:00 - 14:00
18:30 - 21:30
12:00 - 14:00
18:30 - 21:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Huidenvettersplein 4, Bruges 8000, Belgium
  • Location: Europe  >  Belgium  >  Flanders  >  West Flanders Province  >  Bruges
  • Phone Number: +32 50 33 34 94
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