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Ben's Cafe

Grote Markt 11, Tongeren 3700, Belgium
+32 12 26 30 64
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  • Excellent28%
  • Very good50%
  • Average15%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible0%
27 Oct 2017
“Great milkshake”
21 Jun 2017
“Good Freindly Resteraunt”
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Cafe, European, Belgian
$$ - $$$
Grote Markt 11, Tongeren 3700, Belgium
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Reviewed 28 October 2017 via mobile

I only came here for a milkshake, and although it was a little expensive, it tasted great and was a good size.

Thank Joss P
Reviewed 21 June 2017 via mobile

The word cafe doesn't do this Resteraunt justice. Positioned on the edge of the main square with good food and drink and the opportunity to take in the local culture. English speaking with an English menu.

Thank ihcameron
Reviewed 17 April 2017

Ate here twice over Easter. Nothing too much trouble - portion size is massive. Plenty to eat and it's well made & presented. Staff were friendly and helpful.

Thank RegencyRose
Reviewed 10 March 2017

Great location on the square. Friendly staff and the food was freshly prepared and very tasty. They were very baby-friendly and understanding.

Thank happygirl20
Reviewed 8 March 2017 via mobile

Ben is the man for a good coffee in the morning- he has great beans well roasted with a clean machine

Thank Michael S
Reviewed 19 February 2017 via mobile

Really enjoy lunch here. Waitstaff called us inside to an empty table so we could be warm. He also brought us English menus and yummy food. The other reviews about the bread are spot on. I may or may not have asked to take a...More

Thank Kara M
Reviewed 17 October 2016

I have eaten here many times when I visit Tongeren for Business. The food is always excellent and so is the service. It is in a great location on the square with seating inside and outside. One night I arrived late in Tongeren, hungry, when...More

Thank Alan F
Reviewed 4 August 2016 via mobile

We were looking around Tongeren for something to eat and came upon Bens cafe. It's centrally located and very picturesque. Me and my family thought it was just a bar, but as the waiters started bringing food out it was obvious it was anything but....More

1  Thank Ryan D
Reviewed 5 March 2016 via mobile

Quite good salads and friendly service. Very good bread at the side. A good place for inbetween walks.

1  Thank Danny S
Reviewed 12 June 2015

We had dinner on the terrace watching over Ambiorix and the Market. It's actually a very cosy place to have a seat, to watch other people, to watch cars passing by etc. We ordered a 'Steppegras' which you British / American / Dutch will all...More

1  Thank CoffeeSeekingKing
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Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Cafe, European, Belgian
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Business meetings, Child-friendly, Kids
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Grote Markt 11, Tongeren 3700, Belgium
  • Location: Europe  >  Belgium  >  Flanders  >  Limburg Province  >  Tongeren
  • Phone Number: +32 12 26 30 64
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