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Den Dyver

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Belgian, European, Central European
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Dijver 5, Bruges 8000, Belgium
+32 50 33 60 69
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Today
12:00 - 14:30
18:00 - 22:00
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Tue - Sat 12:00 - 14:30
18:00 - 22:00
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London
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66 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Came here based on a review in 100% brugge, but place has changed a lot apparently since it came out. Menu is rather expensive, as are the drinks (5euro for a local draft beer) Took the lunch menu special. Food was very salty and not that great. Hardly ate anything from my main course but it was cleared without asking.... More 

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Thank Tj0p
Eindhoven, The Netherlands
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455 reviews
320 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 198 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 January 2017

We can in here for lunch. The atmosphere is green & rich brown with the tables laid out to allow space between tables and a pleasant conversational distance. Service was helpful and seated us promptly. We started with the recommended Gin & Tonic. The boutique gin is called Copper Head. Very tasty. The drink is served in a large glass... More 

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Redditch, United Kingdom
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105 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 January 2017

very nice place and very nice and helpful staff but the food was just OK and should have been great deal better for this amount of money. My steak, ordered medium rare was bloody and uneven, my marrowbone, which i tried for the first and last time , did not live up to expectations, it was just fat hot in... More 

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Kingston upon Thames, United Kingdom
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28 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 January 2017

We dined at Den Dyver on our first night in Brugge, and it was a good introduction to the local cuisine: hearty meat dishes in generous portions, but also delicious fresh seafood too, presented with a good attention to detail. Not a good idea if you've started on a post-Christmas detox, but it proved to be just the thing for... More 

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 December 2016 via mobile

We visited based on the lonely planet review and the ones on here. It was ok, we had the fruits de mer and there was a great selection and lovely oysters but the lobster (the star of the show) was over cooked which is pretty unforgivable. Wasn't busy at all when we visited.

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Cambridge
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 December 2016

Went for a romantic weekend away, our hotel booked us into this restaurant and it didn't disappoint. we had a fantastic night, food and wine to die for. epoxy to pay 200+ Euro for a couple if you have some quality wine. Very Friendly staff.

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Birmingham, Michigan
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 November 2016

My husband and I had dinner on 11/10/16 at Den Dyver. The restaurant was not busy; there were only two other tables besides ours with a fourth after we finished our meal. We inquired before being seated about gluten-free options. The waiter went through options for us so we decided to stay. My husband ordered the sole, I ordered the... More 

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Evanston, Il
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217 reviews
105 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 102 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 September 2016

Our group of two couples had lunch in the outdoor patio on a late summer day, and it was quite wonderful. I had the menu of the day (excellent fish soup and rack of pork), everyone else had mussels, some with the garlic cream, and some in wine. They rhapsodized over the mussels and they were about as plump and... More 

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Belfast, United Kingdom
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16 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 September 2016 via mobile

Get mussels which was more than enough for two people. Fries were the best we have in bruges. Staff were a bit off hand but pleasant enough. Would recommend if only for the chips!

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Doha
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147 reviews
92 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 103 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 August 2016 via mobile

FOOD Grilled Lobster - perfectly cooked to the point Steak Tartare - excellent, seems to be their specialty. Oysters - excellent Sabayone - wonderful SERVICE The two waiters were friendly, with a slight condescending attitude. They forgot to bring our wine. They forgot to bring the bread (not the butter though). They forgot to bring pepper and salt (we had... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
USD 21 - USD 53
Cuisine
Belgian, European, Central European
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Business meetings, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Open Hours
Tuesday
12:00 - 14:30
18:00 - 22:00
Wednesday
12:00 - 14:30
18:00 - 22:00
Thursday
12:00 - 14:30
18:00 - 22:00
Friday
12:00 - 14:30
18:00 - 22:00
Saturday
12:00 - 14:30
18:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Dijver 5, Bruges 8000, Belgium
  • Location: Europe  >  Belgium  >  Flanders  >  West Flanders Province  >  Bruges
  • Phone Number: +32 50 33 60 69

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