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't Zwaantje

$$ - $$$, European
Gentpoortvest 70, Bruges 8000, Belgium
+32 50 34 38 85
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  • Excellent46%
  • Very good36%
  • Average9%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“scallops” (2 reviews)
“bread” (2 reviews)
“city centre” (2 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Belgian, European
$$ - $$$
Gentpoortvest 70, Bruges 8000, Belgium
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Reviewed 5 February 2018

The restaurant as we walked in looked charming and inviting. We ordered an aperitief and promptly it came. Few minutes later the friendly waiter brought some delicious soup (courtesy of the house and bread). We took the 44euros menu, where you can choose a starter,...More

Thank Lpsurfer1975
Reviewed 12 December 2017 via mobile

This family owned ((20 years) restaurant is an absolute gem. Father and mother prep and create food, while daughter Niki serves. The cosy welcoming room handles just 14 covers or so, meaning service was spot on and very friendly.

Thank cariad30
Reviewed 26 April 2017

Really enjoyed this small, cozy restaurant located about a 20 min walk from the central Burg/Markt square. Interior room with fireplace, orangerie and outdoor private garden, all attractive. Chef is papa, servers are his daughters (I believe). Food was in the classic French style but...More

Thank cantravnut
Reviewed 4 November 2016

If you ever visit Bruges, then 't Zwaantje is a must visit. It is a small and authentic restaurant, being ran by a family. The restaurant is very cosy, and the food is just magnificent. The warm welcome makes you feel at home from the...More

Thank StefaanMargot
Reviewed 17 October 2016 via mobile

Small restaurant and not near the city centre so not touristy. Beautiful atmosphere and the food was excellent. Only reason we deducted a point was the slow service, however this is probably due to the restaurant being full and the kitchen being small. We would...More

Thank Steph D
Reviewed 28 June 2016

Het Zwaantje is very excellent dining, at a small very nice restaurant, with equally excellent service. Go there if you want to have a gastronomic evening.

Thank EconoVision
Reviewed 22 December 2014 via mobile

We had each a 40€ menu with a starter, main menu and a dessert. Each one of them was absolutely stunning. Very nice people serving with family tradition, romantic atmosphere, nothing to complain except the expensive meal, but beauty and taste have their price. We...More

Thank jkox 1
Reviewed 8 December 2014

This restaurant is on the periphery of the city but still only 15 minutes walk from the main square. Because it is outside the "tourist zone" it is frequently missed by tourists. The restaurant is family run and serves an excellent selection of exquisitely prepared...More

Thank Gutman10
Reviewed 2 June 2014

Because we were over the moon during our last visit to this restaurant we went again, having something to celebrate. Unfortunately we had to find that the euphoria of the last visit was no longer justified. The people are still extremely friendly, no worries here....More

Thank Luc W
Reviewed 4 May 2014

This was a really enjoyable experience. Although the food has to be the main star, (it was!) - this family run restaurant had all the other ingredients for a superb evening. Music was restrained, lovely white crisp tablecloths, limited number of tables inside - but...More

Thank Louise078
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Belgian, European
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff
Good for
Romantic, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Gentpoortvest 70, Bruges 8000, Belgium
  • Location: Europe  >  Belgium  >  Flanders  >  West Flanders Province  >  Bruges
  • Phone Number: +32 50 34 38 85
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