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The Beer Factory

Belgian, Bar, Pub
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Place du Luxembourg 6, Ixelles, Brussels 1050, Belgium
02 513 38 56
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11 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The place inside is nice, the location as well, specially on Thursdays when Place Luxembourg is the place of the afterwork. The attention isn't good at all and the food is very bad. I asked for a salad and it consisted only in lettuce and little pieces of chicken. The lettuce wasn't even cutted or anything, zero effort. The hamburger... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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63 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 181 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2016

Well, it's a pub. A very busy pub. On a very busy square, which is very popular with the Parliament's staff and their visitors. Don't expect miracles and don't expect impeccable service, outstanding food, or anything of the sort. It is a watering hole with efficient but brusque service, a very good selection of drinks, and some nibbles to go... More 

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Thank Anastas M
Seville, Spain
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145 reviews
123 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 28, 2016

Next to the parliament and close to several other EU institutions, this bar gets buys. It has a good two for one happy hour and, naturally, a good selection of beer - including the highly potent Charles-quint. With the demise of the adjacent Fat Boy's no doubt getting even busier (although doesn't have the sport).

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Thank mabinho
Brussels, Belgium
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65 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2016

Here's the story... you are hungry and thirsty and don't know your way around... This gem of a bistro is ideal to have drinks and a meal. The folks from the EU or European Parliament start drifting in at around 5.30pm. Happy hr. = 50% discount on drinks!!!!! which of course packs the place during the early evening "rush hour"....... More 

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Thank RobertPaltiel
Brussels, Belgium
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160 reviews
67 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2016

It's very conveniently located right next to the parliament, can get pretty full. Loads of better bars if you head a bit further away from Place Lux.

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Thank Alex S
Brussels, Belgium
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97 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 10, 2016

If you enjoy sightseeing around Brussels centre and would like to realx and have a good beer and atmosphere this is place to visit.

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Thank Matt_Novi
Brussels, Belgium
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 24, 2016

If you want a burger and a beer in the EU quarter, just go there. This is where we went with our crew when we were working there and it's was great. Enjoy!

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Thank EmptyFridgeSurvivor
Brussels, Belgium
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 12, 2016

this bar became our absolute favourit! As a group of EP trainees, we enjoyed to hang out at this place after work, because it is located just next to the parliament. Although there are a pleanty of caffes and bars at the Luxembourg square, this one is definitely the best for more reasons: great variety of good beers, nice vine,tasty... More 

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Thank Enikő V
Brussels, Belgium
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 10, 2016

Typical and very good Belgian food and beers, very friendly and efficient service! Waiting times at lunchtime very short, so very appropriate for lunch outside the office. Relatively low prices worthwhile for the quality and certainly the portions one receives. Am going there 2-3 times a week ... just to say it's more than good! Alain ;-)

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 9, 2016 via mobile

Good food, awesome beer, nice food and fast service! What can you ask for more? Of course more and more beer @thebeerfactory🍻

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3 of 5 stars
    Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3 of 5 stars
Cuisine
Belgian, Bar, Pub
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Drinks
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Reservations, Waitstaff
Good for
Bar scene
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Place du Luxembourg 6, Ixelles, Brussels 1050, Belgium
  • Location: Europe  >  Belgium  >  Brussels  >  Ixelles
  • Phone Number: 02 513 38 56

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?