Blackbird, a new bird in town

It wasn’t a surprise that a new breakfast and lunch place was opening at the Jan van Eyckplein after their intensive marketing campaign on social media. Everyday there was a novelty. Since last week everything is hatched out and the bird came out of the egg… Blackbird is the name, you will find the black bird … Continued

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Diligence***, correct Flemish kitchen

You can find Restaurant Diligence on the corner of the Hoogstraat with the Mallebergplaats. It is recently taken over. There used to be a lot of regular customers who came here for lunch. The new owners chose to open it at night. The kitchen is open until midnight, so even night birds can alight. The interior … Continued

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Sforno****, a flying start

On the Sasplein, between the Dampoortbridges, Sforno opened this week, an Italian restaurant. The corner house is fully renovated, the facade is beautifully painted. In the inside, there’s a big pizza oven that catches the eye when you enter. The frames on the wall with Italian scenes are lovely as well.

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Nomad, tasty breakfast

Coming back from a holiday, and realizing that some new restaurants and bars just opened: that requires a dance of joy! Nomad is one of the newcomers. On the spot where “De Ravage’ used to be, you will now find a new place with a clean Norwegian design, something that is now very trendy. There’s a … Continued

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Marco Polo Noodles***, fresh and tasty

A while ago, in the Katelijnestraat, a noodle bar opened. We didn’t have one in Bruges so far, and it is a lovely alternative to the large amount of friteries that are recently coming out of nowhere. The name is Marco Polo, referring to the explorer who visited China and Mongolia. Two Chinese ladies are … Continued

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Floris***, new restaurant in Sint Andries

Turning a painter shop into a restaurant is not done in one two three. Lieven Musschoot arranged a light interior with a lot of white wood and black accents. The chef donated its name to the place, Floris. The building was fully stripped, and the result is well-done. You immediately notice the large half open … Continued

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Jilles, beer & burgers***

Yesterday, across the Braambergstraat, “Jilles“ opened, a new hamburger restaurant. In Ghent there’s been one open for a while, in Bruges they decided to go for the lovely house where Yellow, the pop-up of Hertog Jan used to be. A nice corner house, close to the Fishmarket, that has been renovated intensely. A cosy courtyard … Continued

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