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De Halve Maan (Straffe Hendrik) Brewery

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Address: Walplein 26, Bruges 8000, Belgium
Phone Number: 32 050 33 26 97
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Sun - Sat 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours
Fee: Yes

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A wonderful stop

Although we had taken the tour before,highly recommended i hasten to add,on this occasion we opted to stop and have a few drinks in their very relaxing courtyard.Like the previous... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 2, 2015
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Rushden, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2015 NEW

Although we had taken the tour before,highly recommended i hasten to add,on this occasion we opted to stop and have a few drinks in their very relaxing courtyard.Like the previous reviewer rightfully explains it is a little difficult to locate but after a brief search we remembered where it was from the previous time we visited.A stunning little brewery that... More 

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Atlanta, Georgia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2015 NEW

We had a wonderful guide who spoke very good English. He explained the brewing process - old & new, and the history of the family owned brewery. I am not a beer drinker (ok, I've had some while in Bruges) but the tour is very good. At the end you get a glass of their newest beer, Brugse Zot straight... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2015 NEW

We stopped by a drink there after the walking tour where he pointed out the reason for the beer's name. It's actually really good and they have the first Beer Pipeline in town ( maybe the world).

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San Antonio, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015 NEW

The brewery was a bit difficult to find, but when you got there it looked like it had been there for ages. The tour price included a free pint at the end, Get there early because it is very popular. Or better yet by your tickets online and save some money. It also has a little bistro if you wish... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015 NEW

Had lunch here today to celebrate my retirement. It might seem a strange place to have lunch but this is not the first time I have eaten here and every time I have the meal has been very good and a fair price. The Bruges Zot beer is a favourite of mine and as it is brewed here it is... More 

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Lucknow, India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

The oldest family run brewery offers to give an informative tour to the tourists coming to Bruges in just Eight euros. Nearly 500 visitors per day in a sunny summer day. And if they sell only beer then only 40% will turn up as customers. Jokes apart the rich heritage and history is there. Three Cheers to the family for... More 

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Bristol, England
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

For 8€ each we had a 1 hour tour of this brewery. Our English speaking guide was excellent and knew the whole story of the brewery both old and new. It is the only family run brewery still in Bruges and started out in 1856. It is still run by the same family. We saw where the beer was brewed... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

Didn't do the tour but we did have lunch. There's a great courtyard, partly covered and a decent sized restaurant. Only 2 beers on the menu, so we tried one each. Tasty, but not the best we tried during our visit. The food was ok, my OH had beef stew with dark beer sauce, and I had meatball, mashed potato... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2015 NEW

Loved this brewery tour. Please note though, you do a lot of stair climbing. You actually go to the roof. The walk down can be a bit tough given the narrow stairs, but not dangerous.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2015 NEW

Really enjoyed this tour, tour guide was enthusiastic and knowledgeable! Would recommend visiting on weekdays (Tues - Friday) if possible as beer is not brewed at the weekend!

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Address: Address: Walplein 26, Bruges 8000, Belgium
Phone Number: 32 050 33 26 97
Location: Europe  >  Belgium  >  Flanders  >  West Flanders Province  >  Bruges
Open Hours:
Sunday 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
Monday 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
Tuesday 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
Wednesday 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
Thursday 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
Friday 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
Saturday 10:00 am - 6:00 pm

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