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Mokafe

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Galerie du Roi 9, Brussels 1000, Belgium
32 02 511.78.70
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Dining options: Late Night, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Breakfast, Free Wifi, Outdoor Seating, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff

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Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Wonderful café

I'm a regular here and the place is wonderful! They serve up some of Brussels' best sweet tarts in one of the greatest locations of the centre of the city!

4 of 5 starsReviewed 6 days ago
Alix P
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

I'm a regular here and the place is wonderful! They serve up some of Brussels' best sweet tarts in one of the greatest locations of the centre of the city!

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Thank Alix P
Essex
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51 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 60 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 21, 2015

We ordered 2 orange juices and 2 croque Monsieur. We waited ages for the orange juice to arrive and then it was in the tiniest glass you have ever seen, no where near worth the 3 Euros a glass they were charging. When the food came this was another disappointment. The bread was wafer thin, and one of them was... More 

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Thank Twinkletwo
Bedfordshire England
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257 reviews
98 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 104 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 19, 2015

6 of us enjoyed a variety of breakfasts - some went for waffles others for eggs and toast, also smoked salmon. Service was quick and the food (and coffee) very nice.

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Thank IPA_Man
Riga, Latvia
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67 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2015

This charming cafe has reigned in the heart of the Galeries Huberts for decades, it seems. A copious menu with scrumptious cakes of the day. All portions are huge. Pasta, salads, mains -- fit for 2, really. They taste well and are appropriate in price for the location (not cheap). Worth a stop for a cup of coffee, at least.

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1 Thank Laimdota
Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada
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40 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 27, 2015

We arrived early on the morning after a long overnight flight with so much turbulence they couldn't serve breakfast (or even coffee!) and went out seeking a nice spot for breakfast near Grand Place. After a strip of restaurants with people outside trying to (literally in at least one place) drag us in, we rounded a corner and found Mokafe.... More 

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London, England, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 7, 2015

We had breakfast here, its a nice location as the galley du Roi is very pretty. The breakfast was good as was the hot chocolate.

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Thank Jarrod M
Ottawa, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 16, 2015

Light, crispy and just the right amount of sweetness. Sure the 'tourist waffles' are tasty but come to Mokafe for authentic ones.

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Thank JENIFFER H
Burton on Trent
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20 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 7, 2015

This a real find for lovers of traditional french style cafe culture with bench seating around the walls, wooden tables, customers reading their morning paper amidst coffee and croissants as the small but friendly team hurry to and fro with your freshly prepared order. Freshly ground coffee, wonderful cakes and pastries in rooms that have seen a lot of life... More 

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1 Thank martinsuew
Victoria Capital Regional District, Canada
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8 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 5, 2015

Incredible meal (spaghetti was amazing), followed by authentic Brussels waffles. We were told by a local tour guide that Mokafe was the only place you could find these special belgian waffles - and they did not disappoint. Incredibly light inside by crispy and sweet outside... perfection!

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1 Thank AmyMYYJ
Aylesbury, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 5, 2015

Lots of variety, tasty food and reasonably priced. Lots of locals eat there. Good service and a nice relaxed atmosphere.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Galerie du Roi 9, Brussels 1000, Belgium
  • Location: Europe  >  Belgium  >  Brussels
  • Phone Number: 32 02 511.78.70

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Belgian, European

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Families with children

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