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Poechenellekelder

5 Rue du Chene | Bruxelles, Brussels 1000, Belgium
02 511 92 62
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Ranked #2 of 50 Nightlife in Brussels
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Bar/ Clubs, Breweries
Activities: Drinking
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Miami, Florida
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72 reviews 72 reviews
35 attraction reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2014

We had the good fortune of staying right near this gem of a beer bar in Brussels. It became our trademark place to stop off for a late beer on the way back to our B&B. Filled with locals and tourists alike, it was a fabulous place to enjoy great Belgian beer in a reasonably quiet, yet fun-filled bar. The... More

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East Bernard, Texas
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11 attraction reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 24, 2014

Very good selection of Belgian beer. not as snooty as most places in Brussels. Bizarre collection of mannekin costumes and related puppet outfits

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Chicago
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33 reviews 33 reviews
8 attraction reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 14, 2014

This is one of my favorite bars I've ever been to. The inside is filled with a variety of unusual items, but it doesn't feel kitschy. The music is a great mix of jazz and '50s soul. The beer list is one of the best we saw during our time in Brussels. We grabbed a table inside (don't sit outside... More

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 12, 2014 via mobile

Let me begin by stating that I had a wonderful stay in Belgium. This place was an exception. The waiter was rude, impatient and slammed the drinks on our table when we made it visible that this was discomforting. When we alerted the manager, he said he'd speak to him. Five minutes later, the waiter comes and starts screaming at... More

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London, United Kingdom
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117 reviews 117 reviews
63 attraction reviews
161 helpful votes 161 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2014

This fantastic bar is a stones throw away from the Manneken Pis (pissing boy statue), literally around the corner. I would really recommend making sure that this really special pub is on your list of places to visit whilst in Brussels. Its a must place to sit and try a Belgian beer in, its so uniquely decorated and its really... More

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Portsmouth, United Kingdom
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55 attraction reviews
70 helpful votes 70 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2014

We came here on our recent trip to Brussels for a few drinks one evening. There is a great atmosphere and the staff are very nice and helpful. Drinks are reasonably priced and is in a great location, just a few minutes walk outside Grand-Place. Definitely worth a visit to, even if just for one drink.

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Wells, United Kingdom
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26 reviews 26 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2014 via mobile

Can only echo the previous reviews, a must if visiting Brussels. A great example of a Belgian bar, spoilt for choice with selection of beers, a great atmosphere and quirky decor

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Leicestershire
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2014 via mobile

No need to wax lyrical about this fantastic bar. It's everything you could ever wish for in a city bar/bistro. Beer is great, service is great, food is great... very busy so don't leave it too late. A 'must see' in Brussels.

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Brussels, Belgium
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130 reviews 130 reviews
45 attraction reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2014

I'm living in Brussels and this is one of my (many) favourites in town, surely when you are in the city-centre.The only "minus" is that this place is mostly full or you have to look out for a table. You're of course very close the "grand-place" so...Lots of differents beer and their spaghetti is very good.Interior is special and authentic.

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Athens, Greece
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2014

I don't know where to start from with that place.. From the moment we sat and had to ask for the waiter's attention to order, our night was ruined. We had a plastic bottle of water on the table (a must for every traveller) and when we asked to order he said in a snobbish way half English half French... More

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