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Books & Brunch

Garenmarkt 30, Bruges 8000, Belgium
+32 50 70 90 79
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  • Excellent75%
  • Very good19%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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Belgian, European, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
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Garenmarkt 30, Bruges 8000, Belgium
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Great service, delicious waffles, baby friendly and so many books. Having tried to have lunch here, but there being no tables available, we returned the next morning for breakfast and were not disappointed!

Thank hanspans83
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Will visit again, in fact we tried to go there again on the weekend but impossible to get a table. Nice breakfasts and a very nice place to be

Thank ricardo m
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We enjoyed a really nice breakfast here. Totally lived up to expectations and restored my faith in “Tourists” treatment in Brugge. Great start to our day.. Fresh orange juice, croissants, tea/coffee. Really good, great service & good vfm. Highly recommended.

Thank KerryMacKerry
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

When we visited it was quiet and held a mixture of locals and visitors. The room is lined by books, some in English. We were attended to fairly quickly and the waitress helpfully switched to English when she realised we were not local. We are...More

1  Thank 16thcentury2015
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Spacious, inspiring and homey space. Good service and great food (although I'm not keen on vegs, the salad was quite good and the smoked salmon superb). The price was very reasonable and is not a tourist kind of bar, is just for the local people...More

Thank JorgeJar
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We visited this cafe for a mid-morning. My husband had the extensive breakfast, I had the hearty breakfast. Both included coffee, fresh orange juice, a bread basket and choice of eggs. His also included fruit salad and yogurt with fruit compote, and a pastry. Very...More

Thank Tamsin F
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Nice lunch! We entered just afternoon & found the place to be full. We were given a wait of 15-30 minutes so we left & came back. The restaurant was still full but a table came empty in a minute. Our waiteress spoke English, but...More

1  Thank lesacarroll
Reviewed 10 August 2018 via mobile

My partner and I came here twice in the four days we were in Bruges. The breakfasts were excellent and the menu offers something for everyone - I am vegetarian and there were also vegan options. My partner who eats meat enjoyed the extensive breakfast....More

2  Thank EMW8577
Reviewed 7 August 2018 via mobile

Tucked away in one of the side streets - a great place for a snack or meal. If you are a book lover this is paradise. We had our last meal here before we left Brugge and it was such a wholesome home style touch...More

1  Thank nafisab
Reviewed 4 August 2018 via mobile

We had a lovely lunch at this cafe. Good coffees and teas,nice atmosphere, good service too. Jo&Chris, Brighton UK

1  Thank JoT1
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10 May 2015|
Response from Deroo_Jos | Property representative |
We do accept card (Visa, Mastercard & Maestro).
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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Average prices
US$6 - US$26
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Free Wifi, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Kids
Open Hours
09:00 - 15:00
09:00 - 15:00
09:00 - 15:00
09:00 - 15:00
09:00 - 15:00
09:00 - 15:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Garenmarkt 30, Bruges 8000, Belgium
  • Location: Europe  >  Belgium  >  Flanders  >  West Flanders Province  >  Bruges
  • Phone Number: +32 50 70 90 79
  • E-mail
The combination of different kinds of breakfasts, light lunches (salads, sandwiches and seasonal specials) and our used-book store create a relaxing atmospere.We like to surprise with tasty, healthy food. Organic and vegetarian options are always available. As for drinks : freshly ground coffee, latte, capuccino, fresh tea, homemade limonade and ice-tea....The books are a mix of all genres of non-fiction and fiction. English and French books are available too. We also supply free WIFI and charging points for your laptop, phone and tablet.See you in Books & Brunch !
We're open from Monday to Friday, 9-17 h. Closed during Belgian school holdiays.
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