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Den Gouden Karpel

Huidenvettersplein 4, Bruges 8000, Belgium
+32 50 33 34 94
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  • Excellent50%
  • Very good36%
  • Average6%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible5%
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“bouillabaisse” (23 reviews)
“seafood” (25 reviews)
“fresh fish” (12 reviews)
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Belgian, Seafood, European
$$ - $$$
Huidenvettersplein 4, Bruges 8000, Belgium
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Check out the reviews before we went to Bruges. I had the Bouillabaisse baise which was just exception and Millefeuille for pud. Expensive but worth it

Thank HelenEHall
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My husband and I enjoyed an amazing seafood meal. The service was wonderful, very attentive and friendly. We felt welcomed but best of all was the dinner. Our fish was fresh and abundant with sauces that we will always remember. I only wished we discovered...More

Thank yiayiavickie
Reviewed 1 week ago

Asked locals for their recommendation and were told this was the best moderately priced. The Stew of North Sea fish "Waterzooi" was beautifully cooked and a tasted wonderful. The moules in garlic with cream were among the best we've tasted, as were the double fried...More

Thank BobHamm
Reviewed 12 February 2018

The restaurant is connected to its own fish shop, where there are a few tables. We had booked the restaurant in the back and were glad we had been far-sighted, for it quickly filled up. I chose a starter of langoustine croquettes served with thinly...More

Thank Peter V
Reviewed 4 February 2018

My husband and I happened upon this place for lunch and were blown away with the flavor and quality of the seafood dishes in this great restaurant. The bouillabaisse was phenomenal with great flavor and variety. The Dover sole was delicate yet extremely flavorful. The...More

Thank Rebecca P
Reviewed 25 January 2018 via mobile

Was very excited to eat here after checking lots of reviews and being recommended. The shrimp croquettes were amazing, however it went downhill from there. While the mussels were tasty enough (but not so different from elsewhere) after selecting three wines and asking for advice...More

Thank Kirsty B
Reviewed 13 January 2018

On our last evening in Bruges we had dinner at Den Gouden Karpel, a restaurant specialised in seafood. To come to the bottom-line straight ahead: we enjoyed seafood dishes all over the world but this one was outstanding indeed! Freshly cooked to perfection, the mussels,...More

Thank ChristianHKG
Reviewed 10 January 2018 via mobile

Every item we received was in large portion, was very creatively assembled, and was delicious. Also, reasonably priced wine selection. 5 stars- will come again!

Thank girigamba
Reviewed 24 December 2017

Definitely, one of the best restaurants in the City for good and fresh fish tastes. located exactly beside the local Fish Market, this place offers many options of seafood plates, the people here are profesionals and helpful and in my opinion, the prices are expensive....More

2  Thank Dimitris K
Reviewed 17 December 2017 via mobile

Back in Brugge for a long weekend the week before Christmas, but of a pilgrimage for us which we have missed for the last few years as we have been in Canada. Any we booked into the Gouden Karple in the old fish market in...More

Thank Graham C
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Belgian, Seafood, European
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Child-friendly, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
6:30 pm - 9:30 pm
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
6:30 pm - 9:30 pm
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
6:30 pm - 9:30 pm
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
6:30 pm - 9:30 pm
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
6:30 pm - 9:30 pm
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
6:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Huidenvettersplein 4, Bruges 8000, Belgium
  • Location: Europe  >  Belgium  >  Flanders  >  West Flanders Province  >  Bruges
  • Phone Number: +32 50 33 34 94
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