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Hoogstraat 5, Bruges 8000, Belgium
+32 50 33 16 60
12:00 - 14:00
18:00 - 00:00
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Thu - Tue 12:00 - 14:00
18:00 - 00:00
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West Palm Beach, Florida
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64 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A good selection on the menu (ours was in English). Good choices are the shrimp, the mussels and the lasagna as well as the beef stew. A comfortable place with good service and free wifi.

Thank DarbWPB
London, United Kingdom
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41 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This is a nice little backstreet find, away from the main tourist trap and the bustling crowds. Great selection of beers and friendly, relaxed service. We would definitely go back.

Thank Jo F
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37 reviews
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

A birthday meal with excellent beer and food - gr8 atmosphere sphere and very good service - had the fillet mignon and mushroom sauce with shrimp croquettes to start. Directly opposite the casselburg hotel which is equally excellent

Thank Keith L
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49 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 April 2017 via mobile

This place is a great find in the centre of Bruges. We both had modules and frites and the portion size was huge. The flavour and quality was superb and the price was very reasonable. The service was excellent and we are now looking for an excuse to return.

Thank Nigelmab
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 April 2017 via mobile

We visited having been recommended by our hotel and by the reviews on trip advisor. You will not be sorry. It was quite simply delicious. The staff are really friendly too. I had the mussels in white wine and the portions are enormous. Easy to find just off burg square. I highly recommend.

Thank Dani B
Grantham, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 228 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 April 2017

Two seniors, staying at the Gran Casselbergh opposite, ate here on two occasions, and found this a delightful small restaurant, just far enough way from the main tourist areas to be able to have an ambience all of it's own. The menu is a little limited, but all food is freshly cooked and of excellent quality. A small bar offers... More 

Thank Peter F
London, United Kingdom
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22 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 April 2017 via mobile

Just off the Burg, we this lovely wooden clad restaurant on Sunday evening. Going traditional, we selected Flemish beef stew and vol au vent. Food was excellent, portions generous, service friendly - all in all, very enjoyable.

Thank nsno1966
Madison, WI
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61 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 March 2017

We had dinner here on an early Sunday evening and it was not too busy at all. The server was nice and efficient but we were not rushed. Loved the dark wood and old-lounge feel - plus it was fun to eat where a scene from In Bruges was filmed :-) My husband got the Beef Stew and said it... More 

Thank RoxyRMR
Albany, New York
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 March 2017

Met one of the owners a couple of weeks ago as we were staying next door. After a bit of chatting we both learned that we worked for the same corporation although a generation or two apart. We ate there two nights, the first being very pleasant with good food and a non rushed pace. Upon returning on Thursday his... More 

Thank john k
Cambridge, United Kingdom
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32 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 March 2017

Lovely restaurant. Service very good. Staff attentive and helpful. Menu is varied. Food very tasty and good quality. Variety of drinks very good.

Thank Dibdobs4

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Belgian, European, Vegetarian Friendly
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, Parking Available, Highchairs Available
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Bar Scene, Romantic
Open Hours
12:00 - 14:00
18:00 - 00:00
12:00 - 14:00
18:00 - 00:00
12:00 - 14:00
18:00 - 00:00
12:00 - 14:00
18:00 - 00:00
12:00 - 14:00
18:00 - 00:00
12:00 - 14:00
18:00 - 00:00
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
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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