Assiette Blanche, A Bib Gourmand Restaurant With Value-For-Money Lunch Set - Facade

Assiette Blanche, A Bib Gourmand Restaurant With Value-For-Money Lunch Set – Bruges, Belgium

At each travelling, going on to explore the local food scene is inevitable. And for me, it is always a must to try at least one restaurant listed on the Michelin Guide. My first choice Couvert is not opened for lunch, solely dinner only, which I didn’t realise. Therefore I turned to my second option, Assiette Blanche which is about 7 minutes walk.

 

With Grote Market nearby, a highly touristy attraction, I was surprised that this restaurant didn’t draw the tourists to them. In any case, Bruge is relatively small, hence it is within walking distance from any corner of Bruge. Modern European design was apparent throughout the space. At 1pm on a Saturday, it was considerably empty with only 4 tables occupied in total (including mine).

 

Assiette Blanche, A Bib Gourmand Restaurant With Value-For-Money Lunch Set - Dining Area

 

Assiette Blanche, A Bib Gourmand Restaurant With Value-For-Money Lunch Set - Another View

 

Assiette Blanche is a French-Belgain restaurant with house-peeled gray shrimps as their house’s specialty. Good to know that they offer value for money 2-course lunch set at €24. Consisting of a Starter and a Main. This is available daily except Sunday. To make my ordering ease, I have no reason to reject the set lunch deal.

 

Assiette Blanche, A Bib Gourmand Restaurant With Value-For-Money Lunch Set - Bread & Butter

 

Starting with bread (either brown or white) with butter and olives oil. And I noticed that at Bruge, the local will add lots of salt to the butter and bread.

 

Assiette Blanche, A Bib Gourmand Restaurant With Value-For-Money Lunch Set - Amuse Bouche

 

Followed closely was the Amuse Bouche, a Pastry of Caramelised onions and shaved Parmesan Cheese. Highly palatable, however, many Singaporean will exclaim salty. But I enjoyed.

 

Assiette Blanche, A Bib Gourmand Restaurant With Value-For-Money Lunch Set - Beef Carpaccio

 

Paper thin slices of Beef Carpaccio was fresh. It was extra delicious with the Greens and grated Parmesan Cheese.

 

Assiette Blanche, A Bib Gourmand Restaurant With Value-For-Money Lunch Set - Cod

 

I was glad that the Cod fillet came with the house specialty, gray shrimp, in addition to cream of bintjes, puffed cauliflower and samphire. Though the Cod was not as oily as I expect, the combination with the cauliflower and shrimp was the surprise elements. I didn’t expect that it was such lovely combo.

 

Assiette Blanche, A Bib Gourmand Restaurant With Value-For-Money Lunch Set - Bill

 

A pity I was saving my stomach space for Waffle later hence I didn’t order dessert. At billing timing, the check came in a box. Unbox is and you don’t only get the invoice but also some mint sweet.

 

 

NAHMJ Verdict

 

Lunch at Assiette Blanche is certainly the place to go to when at Bruge.

 

 

 

Assiette Blanche

23, Philipstockstraat, 8000 Brugge, Belgium
Tel: +32 50 34 00 94

Websitehttp://www.assietteblanche.be/

 

Opening Hours

 

Mondays, Thursdays – Saturdays  1200 to 1400, 1900 to 2130  |  Sundays  1200 to 2130  |  Closed on Tuesdays & Wednesdays

 

Getting There

 

Walk

 

Rating: 8/10