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Cafe Au Lait

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$$ - $$$
Belgian, Cafe, European
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Noordzandstraat 28, Bruges 8000, Belgium
+32 50 34 45 34
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Leicester, United Kingdom
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23 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Found this lovely cafe by accident whilst wandering round looking for an early evening light meal. We were made very welcome, and enjoyed very nice spaghetti bolognese and spaghetti with salmon.

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Thank Duncan F
York, United Kingdom
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57 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

If you like your waffles light and airy this is the one! Lovely traditional cafe with extensive choice including pancakes and other sweet treats. Well worth a visit.

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Thank Andrew F
Bristol
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18 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We had walked around Bruges for a while and were desperate to find a nice cafe for our party of five, especially as one of our party is approaching 90. We were visiting Bruges on a cruise trip so just wanted a light snack. Four of the party had waffles and were blown away by them. I had the croque... More 

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Thank NeilT1
London
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64 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 February 2017

It looked inviting from the outside so we've walked in. All we wanted was a hot drink - it was rather chilly and snowy day - and a light snack ... The waffles with sugar caught our eye. May I say these were not dense and stogy ones we get to enjoy in UK. Feather light, crisp on the outside... More 

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Thank Darki
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8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 February 2017 via mobile

We arrived at this place after being treated awful in another place down the street,but our mood completely change when we arrive here. The waitress was super nice,my pancake was delicious and the coffees were amazing. Thanks to make us finish our trip to Bruges on a happy note!!!

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Thank irene55Camp
Maidstone, United Kingdom
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40 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 January 2017

We were in Bruges for a few days and we had attempted to go to a different café for brunch on this day but were turned away because it was full! We came across this café and whilst not as highly rated as the one we had wanted to visit, we were not disappointed. We were a little worried as... More 

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Thank Ellis T
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8 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 December 2016 via mobile

I've been in Bruges with my girlfriend for Christmas holidays, looking for a place where to have a breakfast We found this fantastic tea room. I have eaten the best fruit waffle in My Life. I recomend You this experience also for normal break in any time during the day.

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Thank Moises C
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16 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 December 2016 via mobile

Lovely place to stop for a snack and they do wonderfully light waffles and interesting salads. Right in the heart of the shopping area so a lovely place to rest from retail therapy

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Thank Linmo
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51 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 December 2016 via mobile

Had lunch here with my wife. Two salads and the cheese croquettes. Service was quick, portions sizable, and the food was very fresh, made with good ingredients. I suspect there are better lunch places in Bruges, but this did the trick.

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Thank Doru G
Grantham, United Kingdom
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132 reviews
74 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 64 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 December 2016

Having visited one day we spent a good 45 minutes searching for the same cafe again the following day. The ready made hot chocolate is worth searching for. Waffles loaded with fruit and all served with a smile. This really is the place for a break and a cuppa, but I will stick to the chocolate.

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Thank David J

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Belgian, Cafe, European
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Highchairs Available
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Noordzandstraat 28, Bruges 8000, Belgium
  • Location: Europe  >  Belgium  >  Flanders  >  West Flanders Province  >  Bruges
  • Phone Number: +32 50 34 45 34

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?