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De Mug

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Dutch, Bar, European, Pub, Belgian
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Vlasmarkt 54-56, 4331 PG Middelburg, The Netherlands
2:00 pm - 12:00 am
Closed now
All hours
Sun 2:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Tue - Sat 2:00 pm - 12:00 am
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4 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2016 via mobile

Friendly, lively bar worth a visit. Good variety of beer and a great atmosphere. Have also eaten there and the food was tasty but not cheap.

Thank smartgirlNottingham
Middelburg, The Netherlands
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12 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 27, 2016

Prizewinning pub with great beers and typical Dutch 'brown pub atmosphere'. The place to step in from the rain and have a beer and a laugh. Food is also available, but it is not the restaurant that stands out, although good food, it is the bar.

Thank Steven H
London, United Kingdom
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68 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 21, 2016

I'm very fortunate to have an excellent travelling companion who always carries out extensive research before we go anywhere together. She had come upon this lovely bar/restaurant and it definitely lived up to its reputation of serving top notch food. The waitress was charming and patiently translated the menu into English for us. I had a delicious quiche washed down... More 

Thank Rachel E
Soest, The Netherlands
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421 reviews
225 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 120 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 3, 2016

Locals recommended me to visit the Mug and order spareribs. So first a local brewed beer together with spareribs. Wonderful combination. Staff is friendly, not rushed but not long waiting either. Spareribs come with a bowl to wash your fingers. Good salad and fries as well. One rack and some pieces, more than enough for a hungry (wo)man. Altogether less... More 

Thank PoggiBonsi2012
Bern, Switzerland
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343 reviews
158 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 371 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 13, 2015

Three to five times a year, we visit family and friends; a meal and a drink at “The Mosquito” are each time a must. Nice friendly service, very respectable choice of wines and beers, tasty and well prepared meals and most of the time decent people to have really interesting conversations. An insider tip: Try their “notenwijn”. It is the... More 

Thank WatchFox
London, United Kingdom
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123 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 10, 2015 via mobile

Placed slap bang in the centre of Middelburg this pub has a real old sailors feel to it. The food is good and reasonably priced (I had the rump of beef) and I would highly recommend trying the home brew ale - light, sweet and rather tasty! (5% - so not "blow your head off" home brew!) It's like stepping... More 

Thank Charlotte H
Seville, Spain
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60 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 6, 2015

Lovely atmosphere, a great beer selection and food that looked and smelt great. We didn't eat, but I think we will the next time we're there.

Thank dcc251
Gouda, Zuid-Holland, Netherlands
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15 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 25, 2015

Lovely bar, a Dutch classic interior. It used to be a famous beer destination, but the beer list send to be the same one I was choosing from in 1992. The beer world has changed, but whoever is failing to keep up with the times is seriously damaging the reputation. Not even beer from local breweries let alone the new... More 

Thank Kees S
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104 reviews
72 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2015 via mobile

We had a very nice dinner in this friendly and "vintage" restaurant. Dishes are good and full of taste, prices are low and service really kind. We'll surely come back again. I can recommend their own brewered beer. Thanks !

1 Thank gcharlon14
Beijing, China
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17 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015

I was surprised, it's a sports bar and restaurant and bar in one. The food was surprisingly tasty and the guy behind the bar even organised something for the kids. There was great live music in the same street, we had a great dinner outside, people were having a good time.

1 Thank kickibeijing

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
Dutch, Bar, European, Pub, Belgian
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Open Hours
2:00 pm - 8:00 pm
2:00 pm - 12:00 am
2:00 pm - 12:00 am
2:00 pm - 12:00 am
2:00 pm - 12:00 am
2:00 pm - 12:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Vlasmarkt 54-56, 4331 PG Middelburg, The Netherlands
  • Location: Europe  >  The Netherlands  >  Zeeland Province  >  Middelburg
  • Phone Number: 0118-614851

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?