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Wijnbar Est

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$$ - $$$
International, Wine Bar
As featured in Best Food in Bruges
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Braambergstraat 7 | West Vlaanderen, Bruges 8000, Belgium
+32 478 45 05 55
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Closed
Hours:
Fri - Mon 16:00 - 00:00
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Sydney, Australia
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119 reviews
68 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 April 2015 via mobile

Here you can enjoy a good glass of wine in a relaxed atmosphere. The owner guides you through the bottles she serves by the glass and there is always something new to discover. We are every summer for a few weeks in Bruges and we always pass by this lovely place.

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1 Thank Bram G
Copenhagen, Denmark
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335 reviews
172 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 224 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 April 2015

This is a great wine bar for pre or post dinner drinks - open late and we went 2 nights in a row. Very helpful bartender. Cute small tables outside in front, but not many so don't plan to get one. The bar is small and tight, but cozy. There is a second level, but we stayed on the ground... More 

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Thank sandiUKLondon
Northumberland
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278 reviews
101 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 253 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 April 2015

We dropped in by chance for a drink but were impressed with their menu. We ended up having a selection of tapas type snacks. The cafe often has live music (usually jazz) and is very popular (booking essential on music nights) . Staff very friendly and helpful. Cafe is on two floors - upstairs is almost a gallery overlooking ground... More 

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1 Thank ninebanks
Guernsey, United Kingdom
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52 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 March 2015

We found this place from the Lonely Planet guide book to Bruges and went to check it out prior to booking on a Sunday. It's small, on two levels but has a lovely intimate vibe about it. Sunday night they have a live musician playing throughout and we enjoyed a very talented guitar/vocalist. It's run by a lovely couple who... More 

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Thank karlosfandango79
London, United Kingdom
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10 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 March 2015 via mobile

A short enjoyable stroll from Bruges 'Markt' is this incredibly welcoming & well frequented wine bar. Operating on just two small floors, what this bar lacks in space it more than makes up for in selection of wines & friendly clientele. A true wine lovers establishment with an excellent glass sized selection of distinct Bordeaux, Rounded Raspberry Pinot Noir, Sexily... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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10 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 March 2015

We came here after dinner for late night drinks. It's a small bar with not many tables, but the alcohol selection is brilliant and the atmosphere was very subtle.

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Thank JamesChandler1986
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62 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 March 2015 via mobile

Popped in here for a cheeky drink and really did find a hidden gem ! The wine bar is run by a couple whose knowledge of wine is exceptional. They have a wide range of wine and the small coziness of the wine bar is a perfect setting for a quiet drink. They had a young barman working the bar... More 

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Thank NikolaasAllen
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29 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 February 2015 via mobile

Wijnbar Est is tiny, and the tables are squeezed into every space. It is warm and welcoming, and we were shown upstairs to a little table by the balcony rail, looking down into the busy downstairs, and across to the even tinier performers' area where "Double Blue" were completing their sound check. We ordered a very good bottle of Bordeaux... More 

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Thank WelshFromNottingham
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478 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 February 2015 via mobile

Small and crowded, but the warm accommodating owners make you feel like you're sitting in their living room. The tapas are reasonably priced since the are top shelf cheese meats. The wine selection both interesting and complete. You will not be disappointed.

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Thank yogiacomo
Dublin, Ireland
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 February 2015

relaxed laid back atmosphere, lovely tapas style food and selection of wines. Would recommend this wine bar. cool building.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
International, Wine Bar
Meals
Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Full Bar
Good for
Romantic, Bar Scene, Local cuisine
Open Hours
Sunday
16:00 - 00:00
Monday
16:00 - 00:00
Friday
16:00 - 00:00
Saturday
16:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Braambergstraat 7 | West Vlaanderen, Bruges 8000, Belgium
  • Location: Europe  >  Belgium  >  Flanders  >  West Flanders Province  >  Bruges
  • Phone Number: +32 478 45 05 55

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?