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Address: 5 Rue du Chene | Bruxelles, Brussels 1000, Belgium
Phone Number: 02 511 92 62
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Activities: Drinking

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Quirky, whimsical little place

A former puppet theatre, this little pub maintains the theme with its decor: puppets abound! We had read bad reviews about rude staff: however, the two waiters could not have been... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed May 21, 2015
EMMcbride
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Belfast, United Kingdom
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Belfast, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2015

A former puppet theatre, this little pub maintains the theme with its decor: puppets abound! We had read bad reviews about rude staff: however, the two waiters could not have been more charming when we visited. It was late in the evening and the atmosphere very relaxed. Directly opposite the Mannekin Pis it's well worth a visit.

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Manchester, United Kingdom
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6 reviews 6 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2015

Brilliant interior totally different to any Belgian or European bar I have frequented. The staff were friendly, attentive and very helpful with the wide ranging menu of beers. Will definitely return should I go back to Brussels.

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Somerset, United Kingdom
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9 reviews 9 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 10, 2015

Great staff, amazing interior, long beer list, welcoming atmosphere, full of locals and a central location - what could be better.

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Dublin, Ireland
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10 reviews 10 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 28, 2015

Weirdest interiors ever, not sure what does it have in common with Brussels but maybe I am not aware of something. Great beer, good snacks, excellent and helpfull staff!

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 11, 2015

This is a great pub right across the road from the Manekken Pis - it was very busy on a Saturday night but we had no trouble getting a table. Service was quick, friendly and knowledgeable - the waiters were happy to make recommendations based on what we told them we had tried and liked already. The interior is really... More 

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Brussels, Belgium
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 8, 2015 via mobile

A huge selection of beers, fast and polite service, very interesting decoration. A must go in Brussels and a good choice to go regularly if you live here.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 26, 2015

It was one of the best wee pubs I have ever been to. It is close to Manekeen Pis. Lovely beer!!! It is filled with with marionettes and puppets which makes the pub really atmospheric. You just cant missed it while in Brussels.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 21, 2015 via mobile

Love love this bar right beside the mannequin pis. You can't miss it when in Brussels. Great beers and wine! Recommend it. Seems to be loved by locals and tourists alike!

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

Stepping through the doors for the first time can be a little unsetting but in a good way. The bar lives up to its name as it is filled with marionettes and puppets. They occupy ever available space including the ceiling! I've have never seen this place empty and for good reason; the beer list is extensive and the staff... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 1, 2015

The best place for beer without doubt. Great range of beer and efficient staff. Puppet paraphernalia all over the walls.

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