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Kulminator

Vleminckveld 32, Antwerp 2000, Belgium
+32 3 232 45 38
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Ambition achieved

I had been wanting to visit the Kulminator for well over a decade. It is probably the nearest to... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Tomshearer
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Memorable trip. Must try.

After seeing some of the reviews I was rather wary about what to expect. It turned to be a... read more

Reviewed June 13, 2018
lRamachandran
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Liverpool
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  • Excellent72%
  • Very good14%
  • Average4%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible8%
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“beer lovers” (17 reviews)
“beer bar” (7 reviews)
“love beer” (6 reviews)
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Vleminckveld 32, Antwerp 2000, Belgium
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+32 3 232 45 38
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I had been wanting to visit the Kulminator for well over a decade. It is probably the nearest to paradise on earth for a beer drinker. Next time I visit I will make sure I have more time to spend as less than an hour...More

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Reviewed June 13, 2018 via mobile

After seeing some of the reviews I was rather wary about what to expect. It turned to be a memorable experience. Had a 2008 brew. 2004 one was not available on site. It has to be experienced in person to fully appreciate the conflicts of...More

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Reviewed May 18, 2018 via mobile

Yes they have one of the largest selections of beers in the world and many in verticals. However, you cant call this place vintage it is simply dirty. As to the owners, the lady makes an attempt to smile once in a while, the man...More

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Reviewed May 11, 2018 via mobile

I was coming back by in a trip from Prague with a Brazilian couple of friends and my two kids. As my friends are beer lovers, we decided to change our way back to The Netherlands and stop by Antewerp to bring them to this...More

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Reviewed April 12, 2018

It's true, the elderly gentleman owner is not the nicest. He was very upset with his wife for whatever reason when we got there, but he did put some effort into getting us some vintage beers from the cellar. If you like beer this is...More

1  Thank SDEMT6
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Reviewed March 20, 2018

Do not go there! The cafe is very small we were sitting very crammed up, horrible music(classical) no ambiance. They do not accept cards only cash. The male owner is not friendly at all and got mad when I asked if they take cards. I...More

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Reviewed March 17, 2018 via mobile

The door was locked so we ran the bell for someone to let us in, to be confronted by the owner (Einstein lookalike) who very rudely told us we weren’t allowed to come in, with no justification, and then shut the door in our face

1  Thank Emily M
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Reviewed March 10, 2018 via mobile

So rude. Walked in, asked for a table, got told OUT! by a man resembling Geppetto. No apologies, no explanation. Just OUT! Fair enough if they're busy but a 'sorry we're full' wouldn't hurt.... Heard good things about the beer list, but can't be doing...More

Thank Russ G
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Reviewed March 3, 2018 via mobile

The draft was out of action due to the gas being down. Not too much a problem until you order a bottled beer which was out of date. In my case, 3 years out of date!!! My partners being only 18 months out of date....More

Thank Craig H
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Reviewed January 21, 2018 via mobile

A cluttered space welcomes you adorned with old fashioned beer signs, boxes of beer and a large book which can only be described as the "Bible of Beer"- possibly containing more pages, too. An establishment which enters its 44th year of operation, the venue is...More

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