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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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10:00 am - 6:00 pm
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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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Brewery tour, beer and lunch, perfect.

We were a party of 6, booked in for the 12.00 tour followed by 13.00 lunch upstairs in the restaurant. Found the tour good fun + informative, the beer excellent and lunch very... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed April 23, 2015
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2015 NEW

We were a party of 6, booked in for the 12.00 tour followed by 13.00 lunch upstairs in the restaurant. Found the tour good fun + informative, the beer excellent and lunch very tasty and plenty of it. For me it's the perfect way to spend a few hours in Bruges, done it once and would definitely do it again.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2015 NEW

This tour was both interesting and informative, with our friendly guide being perfectly happy to answer any questions as we went along. The quality of the presentation exceeded my expectations. The only downside was that several people on the tour brought small toddlers with them. This was completely inappropriate due to the steep steps; one child wandered off and narrowly... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2015 NEW

I would highly recommend going on the brewery tour - it's very informative and you get a free beer at the end! Not only that, but we sampled a few of the other beers available and they're all delicious and very reasonably priced.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2015 NEW

I took the tour here with Rolland and it was great. He was funny and informative and you get a free beer at the end of the tour! The area around the brewery is very nice as well, especially for shopping and eating. The only word of caution I have if you want to do the tour is there are... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2015 NEW

We were caught by the rain and took shelter here and how happy we were. After a small beer we thought we'd do the next tour. The guide was funny, personable a great ambassador for the place and what we learnt was genuinely interesting. It was a good bit of exercise and I would say to anyone who isn't too... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2015 NEW

Did the 1 pm tour yesterday which was fully booked. €8 was entry fee which was reasonable enough as you get a free beer at the end. The tour lasted an hour.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2015

We went on the brewery tour based on a friends recommendation, it was good, but not great. Our guide was interesting, a little dry at times, but there was information there and some humour. The views from the top of the brewery were pretty impressive, worth the ticket price. The tour was good, it takes you through the modern brewing... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2015

The perfect lunch, friends, beer and food. Our friends had visited here last year and suggested we have lunch here while we were in Bruges, wow what a great place, everyone had cheese croquettes except me, I went for the slow cooked beef in beer.... it was fantastic and there was a lot of it, all washed down with Straffe... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2015

This tour was a great way to fit in a brewery tour while visiting Brugge. Our tour guide was fantastic! (English speaking tour, 4/7). She was very knowledgeable and made the trip entertaining for all. I do not drink beer, but the beer served at the end of the tour was excellent! I may convert from wine, yet? Great atmosphere... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2015

We had a thoroughly enjoyable time on the tour - you can tell that they are passionate about their beer! Our tour guide (Roland) was very charismatic and really brought the brewery to life. I'd recommend this to most, even a non-beer lover.

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