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Address: 5 Rue du Chene | Bruxelles, Brussels 1000, Belgium
Phone Number: 02 511 92 62
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Interesting bar with good selection of beers

My wife and I sought out this bar because of a recommendation we received and were not disappointed. Our first attempt to have a drink here failed because it was full but we went... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed 4 weeks ago
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103 reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This place offers a lot of beer variety but it has a vibe more of a restaurant than a bar. If you're looking for a nightlife spot dont go, if you're looking for a cosy space just to sit down and talk that is your place

Thank renata v
Toulouse, France
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63 reviews
29 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The place was absolutely stuffed, lots of people queueing to get inside. We didn't know if they were waiting for the service ? So after 15min with nothing happening, we went inside oursleves and had to wave at a server to ask him if a tabke for 2 was availabke, he said yes, and he mad us sit next to... More 

Thank James32810
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52 reviews
17 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My wife and I sought out this bar because of a recommendation we received and were not disappointed. Our first attempt to have a drink here failed because it was full but we went back the next day and glad we did. We like dark beers and the there is a good selection and we were not disappointed with our... More 

Thank TheLondonDon
Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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49 reviews
35 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2016

If you are traveling in Brussels and have some time at night, drop by this bar to sample the local beers. It is a little unusual compared to other local pubs. Prices of the beers are of course marked up if compared to those sold in supermarkets, but you are paying for the atmosphere as well. However the service was... More 

Thank hooizhong
Dublin, Ireland
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54 reviews
21 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 30, 2015

Good beer in Brussels is a given so it's really great to find a pub that's a bit out of the ordinary to sample the vast array in. Situated just metres from the Manneken Pis, hands down the most underwhelming famous landmark I've ever seen, Poechenellekelder is attractive from the outside and quirky on the inside. It's small and on... More 

Thank Oilibhear
Saint Paul, Minnesota
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11 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 28, 2015

Poechenellekelder is located right across from the Mannequin Pis statue, so you have a great view of people watching while enjoying a beer. They have a lovely patio and the interior has lots of interesting curios. Lots of stairs inside, so warning for those who may have a problem with that. The beer selection is very broad and their staff... More 

Thank Katie M
Munich, Germany
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65 reviews
22 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 14, 2015

Bit nice, but you get many other better places in Brussels to drink good beers. The place is full, tiny and the service is not so good. The decoration is weird and scary. I wouldn´t come back.

Thank ThiagoGroh
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10 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 6, 2015 via mobile

You know you have hit gold when theere is a menu of beers available. Staff were lovely recommending choices based on my preferences in taste and they nailed the beer choice. Could of and should of spent more time here.

Thank rob e
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7 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 18, 2015

Had the chance to stop in here for a quick beer - which turned into dinner and 4 or 5 more beers. Great waiter who kept bringing me great beers.

Thank HCFree
Coventry, United Kingdom
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67 reviews
21 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 15, 2015

There’s no profound reason why this should be the best bar in Brussels, there may even be better, it just happens through a series of experiences to be my favourite and one to which I always return. Inside it is cosy, outside you can watch the stream of fools who pay homage to a statue of a peeing child. Either... More 

Thank Paolo_Fiori

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