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Restaurant Couvert

Eekhoutstraat 17, Bruges 8000, Belgium
+32 50 33 37 87
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  • Excellent77%
  • Very good17%
  • Average3%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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French, Belgian, European, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Eekhoutstraat 17, Bruges 8000, Belgium
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11 - 20 of 193 reviews

Reviewed 21 April 2017

Lunch with friends here, very nice atmosphere & good service. English speaking & helpful waitress. White aperagus starter followed by Dourade- a sea bream fish in a bed of fresh, diced tomatoes. Perfectly cooked. Dessert was strawberries & ice cream on a small meringue, very...More

Thank Linda B
Reviewed 15 April 2017 via mobile

The steak was perfectly prepared. The fish soup was outstanding. Fish main course was also beautifully prepared. We had a lovely evening. Best not to go there unless you expect to spend the whole evening there but it was worth it.

Thank Christy W
Reviewed 26 March 2017 via mobile

My husband and I had a wonderful evening. The restaurant had a lovely relaxed feel, and the food was delicious. Everything from the amuse bouche, to the sea bass, salad,.Dessert.. our best dinner in Bruges.

Thank Bonpetitcafe
Reviewed 25 March 2017

From the lovely owner to the food to the wine, an extraordinary dinner! Quaint setting with the perfect level of service. Will return before we leave Bruges in a couple of days! No question - Couvert is worth return trips to dine!

Thank Jan L
Reviewed 11 December 2016 via mobile

What a brilliant place this is. A family run restaurant which was very friendly and had a lovely ambiance. The food and wine were really delicious. We felt that the set menu with wine was good value for money. We travelled for 7 nights in...More

Thank EdinburghSuz
Reviewed 19 October 2016

It is a typical restaurant in Europe. The problem being there is so little space that you can hear the conversation at the next table. There was only one server for the whole restaurant. The food was good but would of liked a more private...More

Thank LindaandDave1975
Reviewed 10 October 2016

This is a quiet, family run restaurant which serves extraordinarily good food. The service is handled professionally and elegantly by, I believe, one of the owners. I can only echo what the other reviewers have said before, It's really well done, the only issue was...More

Thank Snowdrop358
Reviewed 9 October 2016 via mobile

Delicious food and attentive service. This small restaurant is owned and managed by a charming couple; he cooks and she ( suspiciously thin for a chef's wife!) handles front of house

Thank KimSB2911
Reviewed 29 September 2016

This gem of a restaurant was recommended by our hotel. My wife and i were welcomed into this charming restaurant by our hostess and her 10 year old, charming daughter. In a restored old house in Bruges, you felt like a guest at someone's home....More

Thank EdLowen
Reviewed 13 September 2016

The place is picture perfect and one of my go to places in Bruges. It seems like everything comes together, romance, perfect food and wine pairings and just a great atmosphere. What my favorite restaurant needs to be. Brava!

Thank Joachim K
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28 December 2015|
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Response from Ray H | Reviewed this property |
My wife is extremely lactose intolerant (even before it became fashionable) and because they cook to order they were able to accommodate her. As suggested above, in case you are just left with a plate of Dauphinoise potato... More
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Restaurant Details

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  • Value
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
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Business meetings, Child-friendly, Romantic, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Eekhoutstraat 17, Bruges 8000, Belgium
  • Location: Europe  >  Belgium  >  Flanders  >  West Flanders Province  >  Bruges
  • Phone Number: +32 50 33 37 87
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