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La Mort Subite

Rue Mont. aux Herbes Potageres 7, Brussels 1000, Belgium
+32 2 513 13 18
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A pity all bars are not like this

Absolutely loved this place, first of all as soon as you walk in you are greeted and shown to a... read more

Reviewed January 22, 2016
Michael G
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Coventry, United Kingdom
Great beer selection

I'm not sure why others feel this place is "touristy" as I didn't find that to be the case. A... read more

Reviewed January 4, 2016
bandman15
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Louisiana
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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.
  • Excellent39%
  • Very good48%
  • Average8%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
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Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
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Rue Mont. aux Herbes Potageres 7, Brussels 1000, Belgium
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+32 2 513 13 18
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"sudden death"
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"great atmosphere"
in 13 reviews
"selection of beers"
in 9 reviews
"peach beer"
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"chic bar"
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"original decor"
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"great beer list"
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"belgian pub"
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"nice cheese"
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"can feel the history"
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"galleries st hubert"
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"filled with locals"
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"historic place"
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"salumi plate"
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"art nouveau style"
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"tourist trap"
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"belgium"
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Reviewed January 22, 2016

Absolutely loved this place, first of all as soon as you walk in you are greeted and shown to a table, there was a group of 10 of us and the bar staff were so patient waiting for us all to chose the right beer....More

Thank Michael G
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Reviewed January 4, 2016 via mobile

I'm not sure why others feel this place is "touristy" as I didn't find that to be the case. A "local" friend of mine took me here and, if you like a menu with 200+ beers/wines covering four pages and only 1.5 pages of food...More

Thank bandman15
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Reviewed December 7, 2015

Beautiful place with nice atmosphere but the disadvantage is that it is very touristic. But even with many tourists it worth a visit.

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Reviewed December 1, 2015

I arrived in Brussels at a time when I did not expect to much action going on downtown. Nevertheless, La Mort Subite keeps up the great atmosphere of Brussels, maintaining a solid base of visitors and a great assortment of wonderful beers. I would especially...More

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Reviewed November 21, 2015

One of the first stops I went to when visiting Brussels. I was with a tour group, so we had 2 dedicated tables to ourselves which was very nice as it was crowded. Ordered a beer while enjoying the decor in the bar. The Peach...More

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Reviewed November 15, 2015

My guide book was recommending to visit this bar. The beer is good and the interior of the bar is nice. However I have discovered that many other bars in Brussels has the same kind of design and I now wonder why this bar rather...More

Thank Mark M
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Reviewed October 30, 2015 via mobile

Lovely traditional Belgian bar. Drinks served by waitress to the table and great Belgian beers galore! Would definitely go again.

Thank Claire S
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Reviewed October 25, 2015

Great bar - like stepping back in time. I love the decor. Great service - I had a glass of wine and my boyfriend had a Belgium beer. Great service, I would definitely visit again if I am in Brussels. A favourite.

Thank Cathy E
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Reviewed October 19, 2015

this place claims to be where the beer "la mort subite" have been drewed for the first time around 1910. It is named after a game played by brokers working with or near the national bank - which is near by. Beer lover will have...More

1  Thank ACW188113
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Reviewed September 20, 2015

I love this place, and visit it every time I'm in Brussels. Not only do they make some of the best fruit beers in the world, but the cafe itself is still decorated exactly as it was in the 20's, and is just a joy...More

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