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Hoogstraat 5, Bruges 8000, Belgium
+32 50 33 16 60
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  • Excellent52%
  • Very good30%
  • Average11%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible3%
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“steak” (38 reviews)
“mussels” (23 reviews)
“vol au vent” (8 reviews)
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Belgian, European, Vegetarian Friendly
££ - £££
Hoogstraat 5, Bruges 8000, Belgium
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Reviewed 12 November 2017 via mobile

We have been coming to Brugge for the last 10 years in November and each year visit this restaurant. It has in the last 3 years changed hands the food is always very good service always good this year I went for the steak my...More

Thank Westononthemove
Reviewed 7 November 2017 via mobile

This restaurant was opposite the hotel we were staying at. From the outside it looks very understated and we were not sure what to expect. My husband had a look on trip adviser prior to booking and the reviews were all good. We were not...More

Thank Nelli8
Reviewed 6 November 2017 via mobile

6 of us came here after coming in the day before for drinks and being made to feel welcome. The smell of the food and the atmosphere made us come back to eat. 4 of us had mussels to Start which were lovely, and the...More

Thank Emmabo27
Reviewed 19 October 2017

This is an amazing restaurant. It was so good we went for dinner twice in a four day visit to Bruges. The Flemish stew and steaks were absolutely excellent. we first ate here on a visit in March 2016 and it is just as good...More

Thank Eleanor M
Reviewed 19 October 2017

5 stars, 3 visits need I say more? Excellent in all areas....but book first! great staff, atmosphere and food and thoroughly enjoyed all aspects of visit. Kevin

Thank kpmeredith
Reviewed 11 October 2017 via mobile

We went here for a family birthday dinner last night. Delicious food, a good range of beers, and a great atmosphere. We had steak, which was cooked perfectly to order. The staff were friendly and helpful, making an overall very enjoyable dinner.

Thank Nick C
Reviewed 6 October 2017 via mobile

As other places were closing these guys are open til midnight! Big hearty portions and good service. We both had the Flemish Stew which was a massive portion and comes with fries. Hard to fault - cosy "Brugey" decor. Loved it.

Thank sallysteer
Reviewed 6 October 2017 via mobile

Food very good and good atmosphere. Had the Flemish stew which was tasty. Service efficient. Would eat here again for sure.

Thank Julznutsoff
Reviewed 6 October 2017 via mobile

This restaurant is quaint in appearance had a lovely atmosphere and a very diligent host who is charming. After quite a journey on planes and trains we were looking for a hardy easy lunch and this is the place. Veggie soup followed by pork chops...More

Thank Kerrie N
Reviewed 2 October 2017

This restaurant was over the road from our hotel and looked quaint. Accordingly we booked a table for an evening meal and were not disappointed. It is run by two men who seem to manage the whole place, one waiting on and the other doing...More

Thank howard_leroy
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Response from thomasmK8268YW |
Wednesday is our closing day. All other days we're open from noon till 2pm and from 6pm till midnight...
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Sorry no idea. Best message the restaurant. He speaks good English
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Free Wifi, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Highchairs Available
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Bar Scene, Kids, Local cuisine, Romantic
Open Hours
12:00 - 14:00
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Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Hoogstraat 5, Bruges 8000, Belgium
  • Location: Europe  >  Belgium  >  Flanders  >  West Flanders Province  >  Bruges
  • Phone Number: +32 50 33 16 60
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Restaurant Diligence is an authentic and cozy restaurant in Bruges, located in the heart of the city center, only 200 meters from the Burg and Market square. Restaurant Diligence represents an honest French-Belgian bistro cuisine. We use quality local products that we turn in tasteful and traditional meals. Except for Wednesday our kitchen is open every day from noon until 2pm for lunch and from 6pm till midnight for diner. So even after the movies or theater, you can visit us for a nice steak or a delicious Flemish stew.
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