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De Halve Maan Brewery

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Address: Walplein 26, Bruges 8000, Belgium
Phone Number: 3250444222
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10:00 am - 6:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Wed 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
Thu - Sat 10:00 am - 11:00 pm
Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours
Fee: Yes

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Fantastic beer

We have been on the tour, but that was several years ago. Really enjoyable and informative. Great views from the rooftop. We like to spend a day wandering over that side of Bruges... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed 2 days ago
Cecil H
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Shrewsbury, United Kingdom
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Shrewsbury, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We have been on the tour, but that was several years ago. Really enjoyable and informative. Great views from the rooftop. We like to spend a day wandering over that side of Bruges and take the chance to call in for a lite lunch and a few beers. Always an enjoyable time. Do visit if you have the chance. I... More 

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Northamptonshire, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

An English couple, a Dutch couple and an American couple all took an XL tour on the same afternoon. We were guided skilfully through the brewery by Johan who clearly informed us of the history and processes of De Halve Maan. At the end we had a great tasting session and the talk between the couples spiralled. Once outside in... More 

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Chiang Mai, Thailand
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Awful service, Impossible to get served, after 15 minutes, had to go to the counter, I asked for frietjes with the cheese plank and explained as my wife is coeliac, she can't have bread, answer 'No', it appears that rules are rules, so bye bye. Went over the road to 't Walpoortje and had a fantastic meal with lovely service.... More 

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Macomb, Michigan
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We took an early morning train out of Brussels which work out great. The town was still very quiet when we arrived which was perfect as we walked directly to the Belfry and got in before the crowds and had it almost to ourselves. Couldn't imagine walking up or down those steps with anyone in there. Walked the town and... More 

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Luton, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Difficult to find up small alley. 8Euros entrance fee. Guide spoke excellent English but with a very strong accent so I was unable to understand all she said. But that could also be down to my lack of brewing knowledge. Many, many difficult stairs to climb, some backwards. Views from roof nice but not overly exciting. Small beer at the... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Pros: - We had a friendly tour guide (Anne) - Great views of the city from the top of the brewery - Interesting information about the brewing process and history of De Haalve Man Brewery Cons: - Steep steps make it difficult for those with mobility issues - Not much time to explore as guide talks for full duration Info:... More 

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Shropshire, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

We visited the brewery as part of an organised holiday. Interesting guide and you get the chance to climb up to the roof to look out over the city. Beware there are lots of narrow stairs. At the end of the tour you are taken to the bar to sample one of the beers. We stayed on for a very... More 

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Boise, Idaho
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

We took the tour through the brewery which included a beer at the end. Unfortunately the group was so large that we couldn't hear the guide a lot of the time, so it was just walking with a group through a large and very hot building. The beer at the end was the highlight!

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Plymouth, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

We chose to do the tour of the brewery on one of the hottest days of the year! It was a bit of a mistake really as it was even hotter inside on the tour! The entrance was €8.50 and we had a very interesting tour by Peter. The free beer at the end was very much appreciated.

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Sheffield, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We did the XL tour. I thought it might be a little boring but actually quite interesting. You get to try 3 beers at the end which are all very nice. Good gift shop and there is a restaurant.

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