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MacSweeney's - CLOSED

24 rue Jean Stas, Brussels 1060, Belgium
2-534 47 41
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Mon - Fri 11:00 am - 3:00 pm
Dining options: Late Night
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Dining options: Late Night

26 reviews from our community

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Date | Rating
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  • English first
  • French first
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English first
Leiwen, Germany
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30 reviews 30 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2014

Nice little pub that was on the corner of our hotel. we went in twice, once after dinner for a nightcap and once after shopping for a pint. The place was never very busy, but the bartenders were nice and prompt.

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London, United Kingdom
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24 reviews 24 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 16, 2013

Every trip from the hotel we would stop here for a beer, friendly, excellent no pissed brits and a nice selection of beers but a little expensive

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Senior Contributor
36 reviews 36 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2013

This is a nice Irish bar in Brussels. It is good for a couple of drinks, and is frequented by lots of Belgians which I liked. It isn't a bar full of ex-pats. They show sport but not excessive...the Guinness was amazingly good, I'd go as far to say as the best I've had outside of Ireland. There is a... More 

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London, United Kingdom
3 reviews 3 reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2013

This is a perfectly good bar with swift and polite service. It serves a decent range of good Belgian beer, but it is not anything other than a good average bar, handy for the hotel.

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Glasgow, United Kingdom
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49 reviews 49 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
121 helpful votes 121 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2013 via mobile

We where staying near by (down the road on nh Stephanie) we went on or first evening for a quick bite. THE STAFF- I found the staff rude, and not willing to talk to us, we where clearly tourists. The main one behind the bar had no manners at all. I also asked where the toilet was and was ponited... More 

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London, United Kingdom
Top Contributor
219 reviews 219 reviews
119 restaurant reviews
85 helpful votes 85 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 18, 2012

Run by an Irish couple, cracking wooden surrounds and plenty to see from wherever you sit. Sat at the bar for four hours downing Leffe Blonds and had some cracking banter with the crew there. Well away from the cheese in the centre of town. Great bar....don't recall leaving!!!

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Senior Contributor
21 reviews 21 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2012

This was right next to our hotel so convenient for a drink and quick bite but food was disappointing, I had the croques monsieur and could have made better on a camping stove, partner had calamari and was clearly from a packet. Having said that for a pint it was good and the staff were friendly and helpful.

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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2012 via mobile

They split the service between 2 servers and both rushed us for our orders. One for drinks, one for food. They acted like we were a huge inconvenience to them. Very dis-pleased.

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Cary, North Carolina
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61 reviews 61 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 1, 2012

We had a great time chatting with the bar tender and talking about irish beer and belgium beer. He had a great bit of knowledge and helped us plan our beers appropriately.

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souteast ireland
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29 reviews 29 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 5, 2012

Nice irish bar just off ave.Louise. we were there after a meal on a monday night so it was a bit quiet but had passed earlier as it was near our hotel and it was busier.The staff were friendly and helpful when we asked for information about shopping and other stuff. Drink was reasonbly priced and good selection.

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Additional Information about MacSweeney's

Address: 24 rue Jean Stas, Brussels 1060, Belgium
Phone Number: 2-534 47 41
Location: Europe  >  Belgium  >  Brussels
Open Hours:
Monday 11:00 am - 3:00 pm
Tuesday 11:00 am - 3:00 pm
Wednesday 11:00 am - 3:00 pm
Thursday 11:00 am - 3:00 pm
Friday 11:00 am - 3:00 pm

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