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Place du Luxembourg, 6, Ixelles, Brussels 1050 , Belgium
02 513 38 56
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  • Food
    2.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    3 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3 of 5 stars
Fair food, ok service!

The beer factory has a large selection of both draught and bottled beers. I only had a burger though, which tasted good. This is an ok alternative in place du Luxembourg.

3 of 5 starsReviewed April 28, 2015
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 28, 2015

We ended up there just because the fat boys next door was full. Food was nothing better than eatable. Service just terrible. Coming in a 7 people group, we paid all together, as they specify in the menu "no split bills". Anyhow we wanted copies of the bill, as some of my friends were in a business trip and had... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 28, 2015

The beer factory has a large selection of both draught and bottled beers. I only had a burger though, which tasted good. This is an ok alternative in place du Luxembourg.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 28, 2015

Rather pub than eatery. The burger was very simple, looked like fast food. Beer selection however was fine, had a good couple of them. Service was very quick, appreciated.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 21, 2015

Its a nice place situated close to europian parliament. Food is good and service is great. The choice of beers is good as well, staff is very friendly and helpful. Good selection of mocktails as well.

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Washington, District of Columbia, United States
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

The beer was fine, and there was a decent selection, but the food left something to be desired. As it was a beer place, I thought I'd try the Carbonnade, a beer beef stew. It was ok, a bit sweet for my taste, but not something I'd go out of my way for. Fries were not great either; seemed like... More 

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Tampa, Florida
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 14, 2015

I could not avoid anyplace called "The Beer Factory", but I should have. I had a few beers, no food, but the ladies next to me said their food was weak. I am thinking how can you screw up beer...but basically they did through horrible, snotty service. I had to leaver early because of the heat. They have radiators all... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 16, 2014

plenty of others brasseries to try out... staff do not care about you.. but good beer selections.. Westmalle is a favourite

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

I went for lunch here today for the first time and had to wait 20 minutes for a table to be free. This suggested that the food must be halfway decent. It is located behind the European Parliament in an area with lots of lobbyists, etc. Also, the atmosphere is more like that of a UK pub (in a good... More 

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Merstham, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2014

The selection of eateries in this area was very small on Friday evening so it came down to Hobson's Choice. The service was fine, the menu limited and the food acceptable. Good selection of beers. Went back Monday lunch time, service was, again, fine, but being lunchtime and opposite the European Paliament the place was very busy. Food was acceptable... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 8, 2014

Food below par. We had the daily special which was a cheeseburger and fries. It was terrible. The worst bun, cheese and burger I tasted. The guy serving seemed OK but nothing that I can boast about. Beer was Good

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  • Address: Place du Luxembourg, 6, Ixelles, Brussels 1050 , Belgium
  • Location: Europe  >  Belgium  >  Brussels  >  Ixelles
  • Phone Number: 02 513 38 56

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