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Tonka

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Walplein 18 | 8000 Brugge, Bruges 8000, Belgium
+32 495 20 73 99
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Sat - Wed 09:00 - 18:00
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Market Drayton, United Kingdom
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20 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 February 2017 via mobile

Nipped into this bistro for a light lunch as a stopover from riding our cycles around Brugge! It was a most welcoming and warm little place! Staff extremely friendly and helpful. Had an amazing carrot soup with lovely bread. Hit chocolate and waffles, ice cream and seasonal fruit! Would recommend this to anyone and can't wait to return

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Thank joward10
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7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 February 2017 via mobile

In a rainy day, we checked the cafe from tripadvisor, and they supposed to be open. We entered the cafe at 17:30 but they told us that the kitchen is closed. Then why tripadvisor says that the cafe is open? Obviously, they do not provide accurate information to tripadvisor. I do not recommend it at all.

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Thank Bitterandjam
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109 reviews
66 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 65 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 January 2017

Stopped off in Bruges on the way back from the Christmas Markets in Germany. Tonka was off of the main strip and very modern looking compared to many of the other cafes and bars. Light and airy with good service we made a good choice.

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Thank Buzznsmoo
Cambridge, United Kingdom
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30 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 January 2017

What a great variety of teas, coffees, food and snacks! This is a great little place to stop at on a busy day when you've been on your feet for hours visiting the beautiful city of Bruges. We went there twice, once for tea, the waffles are light and amazing, freshly prepared for you, and once for lunch. I had... More 

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Thank Marie L
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65 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 January 2017 via mobile

A lovely modern little cafe, set off of the main square. Friendly chatty waiter. Delicious pancakes and waffles (I recommend the apple calvados pancakes!!), good beers and a decent cup of tea!

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Thank Wifeyspice
Hereford, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 January 2017

We stopped for a light lunch and were greeted by super attentive and friendly staff. Would particularly recommend the quiches but the menu is really extensive and amazingly priced when compared to most places in Bruges

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Thank ejdavis2016
Johannesburg, South Africa
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9 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 January 2017 via mobile

Great coffee and croissant. Lovely little extra touch with the complimentary panacotta. Good value for money. Friendly service.

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Thank Ruby T
Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
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6 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 December 2016 via mobile

Good food and attentive staff. Everyone happy and fed - even the veggie. Lots of light and space. Lovely experience.

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Thank 382ruthe
Greater London, United Kingdom
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8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 December 2016 via mobile

Lovely relaxed cafe serving great food. The goats cheese salad was fab having been warmed with a coffee served with a delightful small brûlée treat. Great value too in such an expensive city

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Thank emmacarps
Worthing, United Kingdom
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149 reviews
80 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 December 2016 via mobile

While out sight seeing in Bruges we visited Tonka and the food was lovely and great value. Great for pancakes and waffles and the usual Belgium fair.

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Thank BurgessNeil

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$3 - US$13
Cuisine
Belgian, Cafe, European, Soups, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Breakfast, Brunch
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Reservations
Good for
Cheap Eats, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
09:00 - 18:00
Monday
09:00 - 18:00
Tuesday
09:00 - 18:00
Wednesday
09:00 - 18:00
Saturday
09:00 - 18:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Walplein 18 | 8000 Brugge, Bruges 8000, Belgium
  • Location: Europe  >  Belgium  >  Flanders  >  West Flanders Province  >  Bruges
  • Phone Number: +32 495 20 73 99

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?