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La Mort Subite

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Address: Rue Mont. aux Herbes Potageres 7, Brussels 1000, Belgium
Phone Number: 32-(0)2-513.13.18
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11:00 am - 12:00 am
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Hours:
Sun 12:00 pm - 1:00 am
Mon - Fri 11:00 am - 1:00 am
Sat 11:00 am - 12:00 am
Recommended length of visit: 2-3 hours
Fee: Yes
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Beer lovers start your Belgium beer experience near the Grand-Place at La...

Beer lovers start your Belgium beer experience near the Grand-Place at La Mort Subite with your first sampling at this popular pub, including its own home-brew concoction called Sudden Death.

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Its not the place to go have a great meal but surely you can sit and enjoy their specialty - beer of course. Had a really exciting experience because i met a guy sitting next to... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed 6 days ago
Tânia V
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11 reviews
8 attraction reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Its not the place to go have a great meal but surely you can sit and enjoy their specialty - beer of course. Had a really exciting experience because i met a guy sitting next to me that gave me the most impressive history lesson about that place. Beer talk or not its a place i will never forget.

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Thank Tânia V
Diest, Belgium
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63 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Too bad the staff was not friendly. The building is very nice. However, the prices are ridiculous. Much better authentic bars can be found in Brussels. Don't forget, the prices included a (hefty) 16% service charge. (very uncommon for Belgium!)

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Aylesford, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 139 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We need to go back in time for more then 100 years to explore the origin of this unusual name. About 1910 Mr. THEOPHILE VOSSEN ran an establishment called "LA COUR ROYALE". Amongst his many customers were a lot of employees working at the National Bank of Belgium. Those employees passed their time in the pub playing a dives game... More 

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Thank Kris B
Swansea
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54 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Very Belgian but touristy. Only sell beer, no G&T. Staff were as described in one of the guide books as 'brusque' but that was ok.

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Rome, Italy
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12 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2016 via mobile

What i can say... Very traditional place, no TV during EU championship, no wi-wi, amazing beer and good snacks. Grate Belgian hospitality!

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Thank talbani
Lambesc, Provence-Alpes-Cote d'Azur, France
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107 reviews
25 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2016 via mobile

You can't go to Brussels without stopping at this pilar of Brussels. Old style typical brasserie where you can enjoy a Belgian beer and have some food. Good break in a day of visits

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Utrecht Province, The Netherlands
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11 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2016

really nice and must visit cafe. Interior hassn't changed since. Only downside is the price of a beer, which can be quite expensive, but worth the experience if you ask me.

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Geneva, Switzerland
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 14, 2016

Well worth a visit. Try the beers - especially gueuze. Historic Brussels café with touches of art nouveau. Calm and with no muzak. The food menu is rather basic - just nip down to the nearby Place de la Monnaie and enjoy a sachet of frites with mayonnaise from the foodtruck if you're feeling peckish, and slip back again. Near... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 5, 2016

Good range of beers, rather on the expensive side however. Avoid the food as the tartine we ordered was basic at best. Nevertheless, wonderful beer and lovely atmosphere.

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Thank kathryn M
Newcastle upon Tyne
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 31, 2016

Fantastic beers, a little bit more expensive but worth it to sit in an olde worlde type pub and watch the World go by! A must visit bar!

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