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Ben'z

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Binnenstad-Zuid
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Peperstraat 17, 9711 PC Groningen, The Netherlands
+31 50 313 7917
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Florence, Italy
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59 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 March 2016

I've been here several times. The meals are really good and they have a menu with various choices. From falafel to several type of tajine. They got also some vegetarian dishes. Everything very good and served with friendly attitude. If interested, after meal time it is possible to drink a nice mint tee (or something else if you want) while... More 

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Paris, France
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350 reviews
190 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 66 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 October 2015 via mobile

Friendly waitresses but we waited a long time to get served. First off, we weren't given menus until after drinks were ordered (20mins) and then we waited a long time for our order to be taken (10 mins). And it wasn't a crowded night. The food was ok- we had the vege table, falafel, and hummus tahini app- between the... More 

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Glasgow, United Kingdom
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8 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 October 2015

I had no expectations about Mediterranean food before we went to Ben'z. We were with the whole family, including my grandmother, but this was no issue for the staff. We received a friendly welcome. my sister was unable to eat solid food, so the staff made sure to keep us up to date on what was edible for her and... More 

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Bribie Island, Australia
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137 reviews
57 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 105 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 August 2015 via mobile

The staff in this restaurant are seriously friendly and attentive, making for a very pleasant experience. We opted for a classic style of menu which included several different courses from starters to dessert. Each of us took a different food base- seafood, chicken, vegetarian. Ouzo shots were included ! The decor is beautiful with huge diaphanous curtains billowing around and... More 

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The Hague, The Netherlands
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203 reviews
123 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 105 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 April 2015 via mobile

We went here on the recommendation of a local Persian friend. The atmosphere was welcoming, with very friendly staff. The menu is more pan-Mediterranean. We had hummus, a tagine, and a vegetarian tafel. Both were generous portions and were good, but they lacked the zing -- Lemon? Garlic? Mint? -- that we usually love about Mediterranean dishes. But they work... More 

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Amersfoort, The Netherlands
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104 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 December 2014

Great food and service, we didn't choose from the menu but let the waitress decide. The restaurant is not big and looks very nice, beautifull decoration and suitable music. Dining inside a 'tent' on comfortable benches or pillows. A real middle eastern vibe.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 February 2014

If you're hungry and want great-tasting Middellandse food. the ambiance and decor of the restaurant is amazing. this is a good place to go. They have an extensive menu and if you don't see or know what you want, they'll ask you questions to help identify the best choice and they'll cook up whatever you want. They have...

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Groningen, The Netherlands
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464 reviews
253 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 207 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 August 2012

We started by sharing a hot and a cold meze. Both were boring. For a main course I ordered a lamb tajine and my wife the halibut. The halibut was really oily and unpleasant so we didn't eat it. The lamb was OK, albeit a little too much salt. I certainly won't go back.

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Lerdala, Sweden
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128 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 July 2009

Nice place for Mediterranean food. And you can have a tabacco-free waterpipe for dessert.

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Groningen, Nederland
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22 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 January 2008

I love it!

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Lebanese, Moroccan, Mediterranean
Meals
Dinner
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Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Peperstraat 17, 9711 PC Groningen, The Netherlands
  • Location: Europe  >  The Netherlands  >  Groningen Province  >  Groningen>  > Binnenstad-Zuid
  • Neighbourhood: Binnenstad-Zuid
  • Phone Number: +31 50 313 7917

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?