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Reviews - Oud Handbogenhof

8.3/10

Very good

based on 106 reviews
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  1. Sarah d.
    Sarah d.
    • one review
    10/10

    We arrived at this little restaurant quite a bit early for our booking but we were welcomed in and seated at our table. The decor was delightfully vintage and with a very warm atmosphere. We were six in our party and most of us chose the special dish of either chicken meatballs in a delicious white sauce or a ham wrapped chicory (endive) in a cheese sauce. All dishes served with fries and salad. Onion soup as a starter was absolutely divine. We had a thoroughly enjoyable experience here of which the food played a key role. I would love to return here as it was off the beaten tourist track and just lovely.

  2. Robyn Q.
    Robyn Q.
    • 4 reviews
    10/10

    Good food, friendly and prompt service. A neighborhood gem.

  3. Anna C.
    Anna C.
    • one review
    8/10

    Fabulous garden on a sweltering hot August evening. Excellent food not sure about value for money as not got anything else in Bruges to compare it to. Not cheap but really good mussels and chips.

  4. Philip R.
    Philip R.
    • one review
    9.5/10

    Nice little restaurant. Excellent food. The owner was very pleasant and welcoming. Highly recommend to book in advance as it was clearly popular.

  5. Shealagh C.
    Shealagh C.
    • one review
    10/10

    Adorable, authentic restaurant that is off the beaten path. The food was delicious—we had the ribs and the chicken. The portions are quite plentiful. Service was exemplary.

  6. Haifeng l.
    Haifeng l.
    • 17 reviews
    9.5/10

    Lovely restaurant, the Flemish style asparagus was very very tasty, and the Flemish beef stew was delicious for a Chinese like me, cause it tastes very close to Chinese beef stew. Will be back to the restaurant next time in Bruges.

  7. Jennifer C.
    Jennifer C.
    • one review
    10/10

    A very cool local experience at this quaint place a few minutes walk off the beaten track away from the main tourist area. Food was delicious and authentic, service was great and a good price.

  8. Charles A.
    Charles A.
    • one review
    10/10

    Amazing experience, charming host, delicious Flemish food, beautiful setting- no tourists!! It’s almost sad to write as I know it will be ruined by hordes of tourists - but I guess it has survived continuously since 1664 - so I am sure it will endure. The ribs and Flemish stew were incredible

  9. Stuart H.
    Stuart H.
    • one review
    10/10

    Fantastic meal. Great food and setting. Really enjoyed it and would definitely recommend.

  10. Claude t.
    Claude t.
    • 2 reviews
    10/10

    Restaurant traditionnel qui ne nous a pas déçu.

  11. Nataliya S.
    Nataliya S.
    • 3 reviews
    4/10

    The food was not bad, but service so and so, the waitress had preference for everyone just not for us, I don't know why, maybe because we had a child 3 years old (we booked the table for 2 adults + 1 child) and used English, not Dutch

    Oud Handbogenhof

    Dear sir , madam the food was not bad but you gave a 4 ???? Lucky you did not eat bad !!

  12. Cédric c.
    Cédric c.
    • 12 reviews
    9.5/10

    Simple mais efficace !!!

  13. Liz E.
    Liz E.
    • one review
    9/10

    Lovely, genuine welcoming restaurant. Delicious food.

  14. Lisa G.
    Lisa G.
    • one review
    10/10

    White asparagus was sublime, and the ribs divine (but huge so not for those with a smaller appetite!) What an amazing job this husband and wife team do ...and just the two of them. Highly recommended for both food and ambience.

  15. Gareth N.
    Gareth N.
    • one review
    10/10

    have already reviewed on tripadvisor

  16. William D.
    William D.
    • one review
    10/10

    Out of the way and a 15 minute walk from our hotel, but really worth it. Good food, good service and reasonably quiet. If you like your restaurants big and noisy then this isn't for you. There are only a few tables, so at busy times it would be a good idea to book in advance.

  17. Pierre J.
    Pierre J.
    • 4 reviews
    10/10

    Simple and awesome food ! Very authentic.

  18. Gerald H.
    Gerald H.
    • 3 reviews
    10/10

    Away from the tourist spots a very nice place with great food.

  19. Maxence B.
    Maxence B.
    • 45 reviews
    10/10

    Wonderful, authentic place for a great Belgian dinner!

  20. Paul W.
    Paul W.
    • 4 reviews
    10/10

    Despite living in and around Bruges all my life, it was thanks to Forks we discovered this wonderful historic restaurant for the first time. Loved the food and the atmosphere and good service. Will definitely be coming back.

  21. Aubrey S.
    Aubrey S.
    • one review
    10/10

    Food was so amazing! Best meal we had in Bruges. And the ambiance feels really authentic. Definitely off the beaten path, and far away from the tourist traps. Worth the visit!!!

  22. Lorenzo R.
    Lorenzo R.
    • 2 reviews
    10/10

    Delicious dinner!!!

  23. India F.
    India F.
    • one review
    10/10

    Awesome food amazing evening

  24. Gareth R.
    Gareth R.
    • one review
    10/10

    Excellent evening. Would recommend. Proper Flemmish setting and menu. We had a wonderful time

  25. Lingling j.
    Lingling j.
    • one review
    10/10

    Very delicious food, traditional but not old fashioned. The dining atmosphere in the old building was very nice, too. There were only two tables of guests for a Monday evening, but the service was warm-hearted yet not too much of being annoying!

  26. Angie L.
    Angie L.
    • one review
    10/10

    This was the most authentic meal we had in Bruges. The atmosphere is quirky but relaxing and the food was first rate. Recommended.