Brugge (Bruges) Nightlife
The Belgian city of Brugge (Bruges) may be well known for its famous churches, but there are still ways to get out on the town and have a little fun when the sun goes down. For insider tips when it comes to clubs, bars and nightlife, read on for some helpful suggestions.
Bars and Pubs in Brugge (Bruges)
There are plenty of pubs in the center of town. Most are traditional Belgian bars but you can also find Irish influences in the different pubs around the center square too. This is a tourist area, so the prices may match. However, you may find it difficult to converse with the bartenders if you don’t speak much of the language.
Breweries in Brugge (Bruges)
Belgians are known for their beer, so either stop by a local pub or try one of their breweries. De Brugse Bierkaai makes four different types of beers, and you can get a tour of the facilities that comes with a free flight. This brewery makes dark, light and specialty beers for you to try. You can also have a snack here as well. There’s also De Halve Maan and the Straffe Hendrick brewery as well for even more beers to try.
Clubs and Concerts
When it comes to clubs, you will likely be able to find something open on Friday or Saturday nights, but you can expect the majority of the activity to be going on within the pubs and the bars. You can also check the schedule at Concertgebouw, which is Brugge’s concert hall. You can find everyone here from local artists to the London Symphony to popular American artists.
Editor’s note: The information contained on this page was compiled using real traveler reviews about nightlife in Brugge (Bruges).