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Het Elfde Gebod

Torfbrug 10, Antwerp, Belgium
03 289 34 66
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Ranked #11 of 14 Nightlife in Antwerp
Type: Bar/ Clubs, Architectural Buildings
Activities: Drinking
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Rotterdam, The Netherlands
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2014

Sort of discovered this restaurant while touring Antwerp city with friends from Constanza, Romania last month. Although we had visited Antwerp many times over the years, we were not aware of the restaurant or its history and reputation. All well-deserved we think. Centrally located, imaginatively and creatively decorated and furnished, themed eclectic, one might say. The lunch was hearty, economically-priced;... More

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Antwerp, Belgium
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90 reviews 90 reviews
28 attraction reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2014

Good selection of beers, limited selection of wines... Service is OK. However, what makes you come in to have a drink in here is the environment of the huge amount of catholic statues and the impressive old building.

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Rotterdam, The Netherlands
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87 reviews 87 reviews
27 attraction reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2014

In this place you go to sit, have a drink and look around. The service is probably not the best, but that is not what you go for. You go to sit there and look around and be amazed by the decoration. I can't say too much as I would spoil the surprise. Go!

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Luxembourg City, Luxembourg
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14 reviews 14 reviews
3 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 17, 2014

it's hard to give a rating here. we have been there many times - every time we visited antwerp and it was always great. very good selection of beer, food quite tasty, free wifi and absolutely fantastic atmosphere (decoration, lights, selection of background music). never met any rude waiter. it takes some time to wait for the service, but in... More

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Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
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86 reviews 86 reviews
31 attraction reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2014

I was tempted to go into this restaurant for both the decor and its own brewed beer, called Het Elfde Gebod. I did not try the food, but it looked very nice. The beer is lovely and costs €3.20. They will not sell bottles of it till sometime in 2014, but you can try it on tap.

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Buxton, United Kingdom
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145 reviews 145 reviews
47 attraction reviews
51 helpful votes 51 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 27, 2013

I guess this is where all the catholic statues ended up. If you like a bit of quirky with a good selection of beers then this place is worth a visit. I guess it is a bit of a tourist venue but I have never seen anything like it before.

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Aberdeen, United Kingdom
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189 reviews 189 reviews
63 attraction reviews
104 helpful votes 104 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2013

My husband & I just couldn't resist going into this restaurant! We felt if the menu didn't look good or if it didn't look clean we could just have a beer and not eat lunch, but regardless it was going to be worth a look around! The restaurant is next to the cathedral hence it's nickname the cathedral cafe. We... More

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10 reviews 10 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 31, 2013 via mobile

We often end up eating here during business trips because it offers a dazzling array of beers and a delightful menu. And that's without mentioning the unique atmosphere inside where a startling number of religious decorations, busts and statues adorn every shelf, nook and cranny. It's almost as if you are being judged as you quaff different beers under the... More

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Glasgow, United Kingdom
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111 reviews 111 reviews
23 attraction reviews
41 helpful votes 41 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 27, 2013

If you are not into religious statues, this is perhaps not the place for you - there are hundreds of them! On the other hand they do have a great selection of Belgian beers in unique surroundings including the 10% St Bernardus which we enjoyed. As with all Belgian pubs, the difficulty was deciding which beer to choose. Not the... More

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North Wales, United Kingdom
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197 reviews 197 reviews
46 attraction reviews
146 helpful votes 146 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2013

In my guide book it recommended this place for a reasonable 3 course lunch. So we went I. And sat down and waited and waited and waited. No menus were offered, no nod of acknowledgement. There were two parties in front of us with menus so we decided to cut our losses and go else where. Interesting inside with all... More

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