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Old Tom Restaurant

Grote Markt 8, Ieper (Ypres) 8900, Belgium
+32 57 20 15 41
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  • Excellent32%
  • Very good44%
  • Average14%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible6%
Travellers talk about
“mussels” (31 reviews)
“steak” (34 reviews)
“soup” (16 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Belgian, European, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Grote Markt 8, Ieper (Ypres) 8900, Belgium
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

In a good spot on the main square and not far from the Menin Gate, it’s a nice spot for a beer or coffee and a waffle (or two!). The meals looked ok too although service was a bit slow.

Thank PuttingPenToPaper
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Its a few years since I went to the Old Tom and I was intrigued to see what it was like since the retirement oif Mr Cornett. We went twice first just for drinks and then for a really good steak. They have an extensive...More

Thank ntimms
Reviewed 22 April 2018

The evening meal at the Old Tom is excellent, good choice, good service and good wine right in the centre of Ypres

Reviewed 28 March 2018

Visited early evening, excellent location fronting the Grote Markt, inside is modern and clean - the menu is extensive and the allergy rating system is brilliant. The staff/waiter was very good - friendly, helpful and chatty....... sadly, the food wasn't that special (maybe the wrong...More

Thank The_Kats
Reviewed 27 March 2018

Evening meal after a long day visiting battlefields........chicken and chips.....It was excellent. A whole poussin with crispy skin and succulent meat, salad garnish was a course on its own, and traditional 'skinny' chips. Steak and chips.....I asked for it rare and was asked if I...More

Thank no1shunter
Reviewed 8 February 2018 via mobile

Thought we would try this restaurant.... booked in for 8 family members and table booked for 17.30hrs today, arrived ten minutes early and were greeted and seated immediately. Ordered very quickly, within the first 10 mins and sat patiently looking forward to our meal. Oh...More

Thank Gary S
Reviewed 2 January 2018

Had delicious soup one day so returned the next day for soup and Flemish stew. Delicious, excellent service and reasonable prices. As many locals as there were tourists so that's got to be good. Also popped in for a very hot chocolate after the Menin...More

Thank Suzrush
Reviewed 30 December 2017 via mobile

When we wanted to order a waffle with strawberries the waiter said it’s impossible because it’s December, which is weird as it’s on their menu and I ate some strawberries last week. Pancakes are apparently also impossible before 2 pm. The waiter was very rude,...More

Thank Sanne O
Reviewed 6 December 2017

NO TAP WATER! MAXIMUM THREE DIFFERENT MEALS PER TABLE! ONE TABLE, ONE BILL! shouts the menu. As a reformed restaurateur, I fully appreciate the sentiment, but it's not welcoming. Neither is the decor, which is very stark and out of character with the building. And,...More

Thank Hippolytes2
Reviewed 2 November 2017

Food was fresh and well cooked . I had an excellent steak others in my party had mussels.We accompanied the meal with a bottle of white wine

Thank Antony G
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Dinner, Breakfast, Lunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Highchairs Available, Full Bar
Good for
Groups, Kids, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Grote Markt 8, Ieper (Ypres) 8900, Belgium
  • Location: Europe  >  Belgium  >  Flanders  >  West Flanders Province  >  Ieper (Ypres)
  • Phone Number: +32 57 20 15 41
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