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Address: Rue du Tabora 11, Brussels, Belgium
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Nice place

Very nice place with good beers. If you want you can try food but honestly do not expect a lot... Staff is strange but just go for my first statement...

4 of 5 starsReviewed February 25, 2016
schuminou
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Antony, France
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Brussels, Belgium
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58 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 11, 2016

To begin, I have to say that it's an estaminet which always makes it different than most bars or cafés. The name is 'la becasse' which means the woodcock. Look at the shape of the animal on the floor at the entrance. What is special about this place is the fact that they are specialized in the geuze (a local... More 

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London
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208 reviews
106 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 14, 2016

Really looking forward to trying the beer and sampling the atmosphere here given reviews but it was disappointing. The staff were cold and almost sarcastic so had one beer and left.

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Thank Timtyke
Antony, France
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317 reviews
8 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 138 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 25, 2016 via mobile

Very nice place with good beers. If you want you can try food but honestly do not expect a lot... Staff is strange but just go for my first statement...

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Thank schuminou
Peymeinade, France
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103 reviews
50 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2015 via mobile

It's a real belgian pub where you have a lot of choice. The place is nice, wooden. Crowded, it's not easy to find a place when you are more than ten. But I think it's the same everywhere else. A place to go.

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Lund, Sweden
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10 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 16, 2015 via mobile

Really small and crowded place. The beer was nice but the service was terrible. We had to ask four times for the check and we didn't get it until we started leaving.

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Thank Stefan A
Brussels, Belgium
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111 reviews
59 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 2, 2015 via mobile

This is one of the oldest pubs in Brussels. The beautiful interior is still the same as in 1877 and it is still owned by the same family. For beer lovers this a must. The Geuze lambiek and Witte lambiek are classics, fresh and delicious beers. Try them with a "cervelas" or a "boterham met platte kaas" and it will... More 

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Thank tony v
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105 reviews
17 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2015

Small little place, very difficult to find if you do not know it is there. But definitely a place to go as a beer lover. The selection is not very big, but the Gueuze's they have are sublime. The interior decor is very fitting and you can find yourself escaping from the big city buzz. Great place!

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Thank Erika V
Hertford, United Kingdom
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250 reviews
61 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 81 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 21, 2015 via mobile

Hidden down small alley way, this bar is worth seeking out. The lambic beer is served in traditional earthenware jugs. Try the mixed beers-lambic and Kriek for example if the lambic is too sour for you! Seems to have a rather open policy on opening times... Sometimes closing if business is slow... But overall worth a trip! 🍻

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Thank Bellylou
Halle, Belgium
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54 reviews
17 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 15, 2015

For a tourist and a beer lover, deffinitely take your time to have some consumation in this bar ! Situated in front of the church next to the grand place of Brussels there is just a little very small and tiny entrance which leads to the front door of this bar. Once you come in you think time stood still... More 

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Thank Jim1981_05
Flitwick, United Kingdom
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101 reviews
12 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 75 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 27, 2015 via mobile

Only steps away from the Grand Place this bar is at the end of a short alley way.Have been here before and it is one of our return to bars.Service varies but it was not busy when we visited.Mind how you drink the Kwak!Plate of mixed cheese helped to soak up the alcohol.Good choice of bottled and Lambic beers served... More 

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