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Plenty of brasserie

If you are looking for a good beer in Mons, this is the right place. It is plenty of... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
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Nice hangout

Always nice to sit here and watch the world go by. Can be very busy at times and hard to find a... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Carsten S
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

If you are looking for a good beer in Mons, this is the right place. It is plenty of brasseries. Nice sight!

Thank AngeloL1018
Reviewed 1 week ago

Always nice to sit here and watch the world go by. Can be very busy at times and hard to find a table outside, specially when you are more people.

Thank Carsten S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The Grand Place is a perfect setting to enjoy supper in one of the many restaurants that line the square. The evening light combined with the sound of the fountains created a lovely ambience. The cobbles were a pain for my wheelchair but worth it...More

Thank WheelyP
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The main square in Mons is the place that everything goes off from. Just stand in the middle and take panoramic photographs (you won’t be alone). Don’t forget to rub the monkey’s head with your left hand for good luck. The first clash of the...More

Thank Fatgazbo
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Having just come from Tournai with it’s pleasant square, but poor water fountain of similar type, we could see why more people come to Mons. The square’s fountains are beautiful and are lit at night. The architecture of the surrounding buildings very varied and pleasant...More

Thank anteallachleicester
Reviewed 24 July 2018

Where all actions are. When we were there, there was soccer game and they even set up a big TV monitor on the square, this is the place where people or local meets, feels like. Tons of restaurants or bars, and every streets leads to...More

Thank amysun2016
Reviewed 19 June 2018

One of the grander old 'places' in Belgium (certainly for a relatively small town) surrounded by cafes, restaurants and some impressive buildings. But if you catch it on the Saturday of the town's traditional feast day (from the 1300s apparently!) the Fete Doudou - Ducasse...More

Thank meic_watkins
Reviewed 16 May 2018

We visited just after Christmas and petty much everything was closed. Nearly all the markets stalls had closed early with the exception of the odd one o toward the ice rink was open. It was a pretty cold wet day so i'm guessing that didn't...More

Thank pandamedic
Reviewed 8 May 2018

The Grand Place is a vibrant historical place with the Gothic Town Hall as the centre. There are loads of cafes to sit and watch the square live. A very clean and well ordered place that should be on anyone's agenda when visiting Belgium.

Thank Tom B
Reviewed 12 September 2017

All of the great Flemish towns seem to have these wonderful central public spaces and this is one of the best; with it's large sloping space almost devoid of cars, but full of cafes (and students!). There's a range of interesting building all around and...More

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Response from JJS1959 | Reviewed this property |
I concur with the previous poster, stay in the lighted areas that are well trafficked. Avoid the "back streets"--especially at night.