How to find the best fries in Bruges?
Fries are a real institution in Belgian gastronomy. Not only is it excellent to eat, when it is well prepared, but it is also a product that has inspired many artists and marked Belgian culinary history. Would you like to learn more about the history of Belgian fries and enjoy the best fries in Bruges? Book your tickets for the Frietmuseum: the best fries in Bruges! Located in the center of Bruges, this Fries Museum is easily accessible from the surrounding municipalities like Damme, Knokke-Heist, Blankenberge but also from other cities in Belgium.
Frietmuseum: museum and best fries shop in Bruges
The history of the potato dates back to 1534, when settlers brought it from South America and introduced it to Europe. Since then, potatoes have become an important part of European gastronomy. Fried, boiled or baked, potatoes have become a well-known vegetable. The Frietmuseum retraces the history of the fry and invites you, through interactive experiences, to discover the place it has held in Belgian culture.
At the end of your visit, enjoy a cone of fries traditionally cooked in beef fat. Book your tickets for the Frietmuseum, the best fries shop in Bruges, and enjoy our delicious, crispy and soft fries at the end of your visit.
The secrets of the best fries in Bruges
Would you like to know how to prepare Belgian fries ? Frietmuseum gives you its recipe for Belgian fries to obtain good golden and crispy fries :
- First of all, although there are several varieties of potatoes, you have to use Bintjes to make good fries;
- Then, for a good cooking of the fries, it is necessary to cook them in a first bath of beef fat at 160°C during 5 minutes;
- Then, after having drained them for 30 minutes, you have to fry them in a second cooking bath at 180°C for a little more than a minute.
Come and visit the Frietmuseum to taste the best fries in Bruges! Located in the city center, the museum is easily accessible from all areas of Bruges: Langestraat, Magdalena, Sint-Gillis, Sint-Michiels or Assebroek.
Learn more about Belgian fries
Curious why Belgian fries are so good? Or do you want to know the address of the best fries in Bruges? Frietmuseum answers your most frequently asked questions about Belgian fries.
Where to eat the best fries in Bruges?
Would you like to enjoy the best fries in Bruges? Discover the history of Belgian fries in our interactive museum and finish your visit by eating a good home-made Belgian fry. We also offer other Belgian specialties to enjoy with your fries like fricadelle. Located at Vlamingstraat 33 in Bruges, our museum is easily accessible from the city’s most famous landmarks such as the Minnewater, the Beguinage and the Belfry.
What makes Belgian fries so good?
Fries are a true Belgian institution! It is by using the ideal variety of potato, the Bintje, associated with beef fat which gives it this particular taste and by following a meticulous recipe, that Belgian fries are unique. That’s why, at Frietmuseum, our fries are homemade according to the original Belgian fries recipe.
Visit the best fries spot in Bruges: the Frietmuseum
Combine cultural discovery and gustatory pleasure by visiting the best fries in Bruges: the Frietmuseum. Also take advantage of your visit to Bruges to discover Choco-Story: the chocolate museum. Discover our offer of combined tickets that allow you to access both museums.