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The Times

Closes in 30 min: 11:00 AM - 2:00 PM, 5:00 PM - 2:00 AM
Open today: 11:00 AM - 2:00 PM, 5:00 PM - 2:00 AM
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Good beer, good bar, goodnight!

Having watched the Menin Gate ceremony my son and I stumbled on this tiny bar. The barman spoke... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Lee-on-the-Solent, United Kingdom
via mobile
Great bar,great beer and great host.

We visited the Times bar 3 times on our recent trip to Ypres for the WW1 centenary remembrance... read more

Reviewed November 14, 2018
Pontypool, United Kingdom
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  • Very good13%
  • Average7%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
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Hours Today: 11:00 AM - 2:00 PM, 5:00 PM - 2:00 AM
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Korte Torhoutstraat 7, Ieper (Ypres) 8900, Belgium
+32 473 66 45 81
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Having watched the Menin Gate ceremony my son and I stumbled on this tiny bar. The barman spoke fabulous English, knew all about the beer he sold and welcomed all as old friends. If I lived in Ypres this would be my local. Started with...More

Date of experience: March 2019
1  Thank stampartuk
Reviewed November 14, 2018 via mobile

We visited the Times bar 3 times on our recent trip to Ypres for the WW1 centenary remembrance weekend. Fabulous bar with a large selection of belgian beers. Great atmosphere and a very friendly and profesional bar manager. Just off the main square. Would thoroughly...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Reviewed August 6, 2018

Great atmosphere, good beer & cheeky little tasty nibbles what more could you want from a Bar. I didn't try the Sampler tray of 4 beers but lots of people were enjoying them

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed June 12, 2018

Arrived in Ypres at 11pm but the bar, near our hotel, was still open and we got a well needed beer. Locals drink here, which is always a good sign.

Date of experience: June 2018
2  Thank Whiskydram
Reviewed April 8, 2018

Although The Times is just off the main square, it seems more of a local's place, though I'm sure they get plenty of post-ceremony traffic such as ourselves. The beer list included about 25 Flanders brews in bottle, of which my friend and I got...More

Date of experience: March 2018
1  Thank g00djudge
Reviewed March 19, 2018 via mobile

A great bar with a lovely relaxed atmosphere. Made to feel very welcome. A very friendly barman who shared lots of historic knowledge. Great priced drinks. Can definitely recommend.

Date of experience: March 2018
Reviewed January 12, 2018 via mobile

The friendly staff an customers make u feel at home from minute u walk through door !! Eric owner is a legend ! Great beer an great measures for those who like a “Wee” Baileys or spirits !

Date of experience: September 2017
1  Thank V5044POandrews
Reviewed September 19, 2017

Saw this place on trip advisor and decided to take the recommendation. Simple decor, good music and friendly host who knows his beers. Me and the Mrs shared 8 of the 9 draught beers (we skipped the Pils lager) and then treated ourselves to another...More

Date of experience: September 2017
1  Thank raggersparkin
Reviewed March 17, 2017

Been coming to Ieper for 20 years, so I think ar least 200-250 times in this bar now. Still my favourite bar in Ieper for service, music etc. Great choice of beers, spirits. TV for crucial football games!

Date of experience: February 2017
1  Thank robb191
Reviewed January 25, 2017

We have been visiting the battlefields for eight years and have always stayed in the City of Ypres. All our visits have been around 4/5 days. During our trips we have always had a few beers in the Times. Alain is a very friendly and...More

Date of experience: August 2016
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