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Bier Central

#23 of 1,172 Restaurants in Antwerp
Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
Belgian, Bar, European, Pub, Central European
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de Keyserlei 25, Antwerp 2018, Belgium
+32 (0) 201 59 80
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12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
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Sun - Thu 12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Fri - Sat 12:00 pm - 2:00 am
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Bangalore
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10 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 15, 2017

Best Place to be to taste different Kinda Beers!!..Service & ambiance is good..You can go with Friends family or colleagues!!

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Thank Subhendu S
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3 reviews
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 13, 2017 via mobile

We arrived at Bier Central as a group of 3 (a couple with a friend) at 10pm on a Friday in mid-January. It was busy but not at full capacity, so we took a seat, then one of us went to the bar to order. He was informed that there was table service, so we waited to be served, attempting... More 

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Thank Rika E
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 13, 2017 via mobile

Approached the wait-staff multiple times, each time I was affirmed that I'd be attended to soon, I ended up leaving after half an hour without even buying a beer. There are tons of great pubs in the area for a better price, wouldn't recommend.

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Thank Benedict H
Antwerp
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74 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 4, 2017 via mobile

Late December, whilst on our way to the station, we popped in here and found ourselves enjoying some season's special xmas beers. The atmosphere is relaxed and apart from the huge selection of beers you can enjoy some appetising pub food so a place to check out if you want something easy and/or a relaxed pub to hang out.

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Thank Antwerp_traveller69
London, United Kingdom
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43 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 1, 2017

More beers than you can shake a stick at. Huge selection, tiny menu for food but great big brochure for beers. Staff great, very helpful, well worth dropping in for a pint or 4.

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Thank Steve S
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4 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 30, 2016 via mobile

The bar is cosy and very crowded as they have maybe the most type of beers from blondes to dark or fruity beers. One thing that put a real damper on our time there, is the waitress with black hair, the woman who explained to us that she is "responsible for the back of the bar" as if we were... More 

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Thank Bengisu T
Prague, Czech Republic
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15 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 27, 2016 via mobile

We ordered the selection of beers with cheese snack and these arrived quickly. However, it took them literally around one hour to serve a fish burger (maybe because at that time the bar was overcrowded).

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Thank Alexa_Ren
Ballincollig, Ireland
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79 reviews
55 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 22, 2016

Had food and drinks here on the last night of our stay. Staff very friendly and welcoming. Food was delicious and beer was refreshing

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County Cork, Ireland
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55 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 14, 2016

If you are a beer connoisseur then this place is worth a visit with over 300 beers to choose from in a very thorough catalogue. It's right by the train station so easy to find. Atmosphere is your run of the mill city centre bar if a little dingy. Perfect for a beer or two if you're passing and want... More 

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Liverpool, United Kingdom
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38 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 30, 2016

Visited last week waited 35 minutes to be served then abused when said we were leaving .during the 35 minute wait was moved 4times to different parts of bar. DO NOT use this bar if you want to have a decent drink. Service abysmal and prices at the top end even for Antwerp.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$4 - $25
Cuisine
Belgian, Bar, European, Pub, Central European
Meals
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Late Night, Drinks
Restaurant features
Full Bar, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Free Wifi
Good for
Large groups, Dining on a budget, Bar scene, Local cuisine
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Monday
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Tuesday
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Wednesday
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Thursday
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Friday
12:00 pm - 2:00 am
Saturday
12:00 pm - 2:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: de Keyserlei 25, Antwerp 2018, Belgium
  • Location: Europe  >  Belgium  >  Flanders  >  Antwerp Province  >  Antwerp
  • Phone Number: +32 (0) 201 59 80
Description
In this interior, that seems to be a copy of an authentic pub of the years 1930 with a typical tiled floor and "lampes belges", you may expect no-nonsense Belgian plain fare with a beer twist. To evolue the right atmosphere you can drink your beer at the into tables transformed yeast presses, seated on half barrels converted into chairs. You'll almost have to make a study to choose your beer out of the 25 draught beers and more than 300 bottled beers! There fore they present a beer encyclopedia with pictures and clarifications. On friday there is a beer sommelier to answer all your questions.

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?