Eetcafé Ceramique, Rechtstraat 78 6221EL Maastricht, Tel: 043 3252097, great food (sort-of-french-oriented I suppose), good prices, nice atmosphere. Try the goat cheese salad!

De Branding, street: Koestraat (near Onze Lieve Vrouwenplein, on your left side when coming from the square) for Indonesian food. Feels and looks like it has been in Maastricht for ever. Great food. Small prices Nothing fancy. Some tables outside in summer.

Witloof, Belgian food in trendy atmosphere, good prices. address: Sint Bernardusstraat 12, 6211HL Maastricht, tel: 043 3233538, http://www.witloof.nl/ Try the 'garnalen kroketten' .

For coffee and cake and great breakfasts: coffeelovers, plein 1992. Try the cheese cake or the chocolate cake.

For a snack, do as all people in Maastricht and have Belgian Fries at Reitz on the market square (either take out or eat in). The local specialty is 'friet zuur vlees', Belgian Fries with a meat sauce.

A bit outside town, on top of Sint Pietersberg (small hill just outside town,nice walk for anyone who is reasonably fit), for coffee/lunch/tea: Casino Slavante. Great food, wonderfull historic setting, Slavante 1, 6212NB Maastricht tel: 043 3210015