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Markstraat 28, Genk 3600 , Belgium
+32 (0) 89 852 335
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Ranked #22 of 79 restaurants in Genk
Cuisines: Belgian
Most recent review
- Mar 18, 2014
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55% Recommend
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English first
Brussels, Belgium
Top Contributor
55 reviews 55 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
43 helpful votes 43 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2014

Nothing more, nothing less than a typical Belgian tavern, which you can find in almost every town. One strong asset, they have a large terrace overlooking town square and this place is near the shopping centre.

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Bruges, Belgium
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26 reviews 26 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 2, 2014

Friendly service and nice terrace to sit even during winter times (terrace heaters are available). You can see that this cafe is well known amongst locals.

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Prague, Hlavni Mesto Praha, Czech Republic
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8 reviews 8 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 30, 2013

stopped here for lunch after meetings. located on the main square and gets quite busy. Popular with all ages. good simple and tasty fayre for lunch. Coffee OK - I have been struggling to find a good coffee in this region of Belgium - it does not have the intensity I like. would recommend for a simple lunch- staff friendly... More

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10 reviews 10 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2013

This restaurant has developed over the years I have been going to it into a very popular bistro restaurant offering a wide range of meals. The first time I went here was with a business group and I always try to get a meal here when in Genk. Their steaks are to die for. Can get very busy, but do... More

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Hasselt, Belgium
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206 reviews 206 reviews
61 restaurant reviews
84 helpful votes 84 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 10, 2013

I have eaten here several times. The food is always nice. They serve a classic Belgian Brasserie cuisine, nothing fancy but what they serve is good. I don't like to sit inside (not very cosy) but I love the big terrace on the main market of Genk. Good value for your money. As it is always crowded, you must endure... More

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Heusden-Zolder, Belgium
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37 reviews 37 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
70 helpful votes 70 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2012

I'm a regular visitor of the "Stadscafe" with business clients. The location is very close to the central parking. You can sit outside and inside on the first and second floor. The menu is complete but nothing stands out. The food is good, but nothing more. After your order the waiting time can be a bit long during lunch rush... More

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Enfield, UK
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60 reviews 60 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
66 helpful votes 66 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 1, 2011

We were staying a Saturday overnight in Genk travelling back to UK from Germany and rather than be boring and eat in the hotel, we walked around the town and ended up here. So we just turned up without a reservation. Shortly after we arrived a group of Belgians staying at the same hotel turned up looking as though they... More

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