Bistro Bis Revisit (Tongeren)


The Place

For more information about the restaurant and the chef, please consult our first review.


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The Food

After our first visit in September 2013, we were glad to be able to visit Bistro Bis again to discover their new first menu of 2014. Together with the girlfriends and the colleagues from Be-gusto we decided to have a walk through chef’s Johan Haverlains menu and opted for the Bis-off! Menu.


Warm sourdough bread is served in a white linen basket.



Ham, crisps, salsify



Celeriac – lentils – onions


Oyster – cabbage – sushi


Cheese – kohlrabi – mustard seed

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Chervil Root – autumn greetings

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Hake – pumpkin – sesame


Pheasant – artichoke – chicory

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Aged parmesan – blood orange

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Black Forest – chocolate – cherry

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Coffee & tea, with rice pudding & madeleine


The Wines

Once again we enjoyed a remarkable selection of beautiful natural wines and beers and interesting regional drinks. Bistro Bis proves itself as a perfect restaurant to discover natural drinks that match the dishes perfectly.

Wine/beer arrangement:

  • Chambose, Méthode Traditionelle van frambozen, Champinnot, 4 years old
  • Beaujolais Blanc, Christophe Pacalet, 2012
  • Les gras moutons, 2012, Muscadet sèvre et maine sur lie
  • Insolite 2011, Vin de Table, Optimbulles
  • Optimum, Chardonnay 2011, Vin de Table, Optimbulles
  • Pinot Noir Optimbulles, L’origine du rouge 2011
  • Bzart Kriek Lambiek (beer)


The “Belgian Taste Buds” Experience

Bistro Bis firmly established itself as one of the best Bistro restaurants in Belgium. An honest kitchen based on few ingredients (lots of vegetables) and pure flavors, a rock & roll setting and great biological wines… Rock on, Bistro Bis!

Belgian Taste Buds:

–          Food Buds                                                      7.5/10

–          Wine Pairing Buds                                          7/10

–          Price/Quality Buds                                         8.5/10

–          Service Buds                                                 7.5/10

–          Experience Buds                                            7.5/10


Bistro Bis
Hemelingenstraat 2
3700 Tongeren

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