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James Joyce

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Pub, Irish, Brew Pub
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Late Night, Drinks
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Seating, Parking Available, Street Parking, Television, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Free Wifi, Reservations, Outdoor Seating
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Reviewed August 21, 2019 via mobile

Nice pub with a good craic, lovely pint of Guinness and nice chilled atmosphere. No food but you’re welcome to bring your own or order in.

Date of visit: August 2019
1  Thank D1919XOstuarth
Reviewed December 3, 2018

The James Joyce, colloquially known as The Joyce, is a nice little bar in Brussels. They have a good selection of ciders and beers (both Belgian and foreign) but the main attraction is the bar's owner. Mister Steve Ray. Steve is a wonderful gentleman who...More

Date of visit: July 2018
2  Thank DrunkBelgianOnTour
Reviewed March 7, 2018 via mobile

The James Joyce Pub is one of my favourite Irish pubs to visit on any holiday we take to Brussels,it's certainly one of the longest established Irish pubs in this city as it been around since the 1980's. The interior is cosy,great decor and furnishings...More

Date of visit: February 2018
1  Thank 293neilk
Reviewed February 22, 2018

Typical Irish bar in terms of its friendly nature, lots of sports if you are missing the game while away from home, relaxing and warm atmosphere

Date of visit: February 2018
1  Thank Daveshent
Reviewed November 9, 2017

Found this place after having had dinner by accident when took a wrong turn, was very pleased we did, immediately welcomed with a warm conversation and brief of beers on offer. We said we would stay for one,but had 4,good company, relaxed and homely, will...More

Date of visit: November 2017
1  Thank Daveshent
Reviewed November 8, 2017

Little bit pricy for some drinks, but friendly irish bar with nice and welcoming staff... Good plaxe to go after work.

Date of visit: October 2017
1  Thank agrumlover2017
Reviewed March 29, 2017

And not a restaurant.!! Irish people go to pubs to drink - not to fanny about with pretentious menus, and 'gourmet' this that or the other, or 'soup of the moment' or 'artisan' whatever it is. We go to a pub to drink! James Joyce...More

Date of visit: March 2017
3  Thank Decco105
Reviewed March 12, 2017 via mobile

My favourite local. Reasonably priced drinks, lovely staff and they let you order in pizza. Conveniently located by the Commission and a great place to watch sport of a weekend.

Date of visit: March 2017
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Reviewed March 7, 2017 via mobile

Hasn't been for a while. A few years to be exact. And Steve the owner remembered by name! Always a nice touch. Can't be beaten! The only bar I'll go to in Belgium.

Date of visit: August 2016
Thank levraimec
Reviewed March 1, 2017 via mobile

Really popular with locals and visitors, this is a proper pub with no pretension that's its anything else than what it is - a pub!!!! There's no fancy kitchen (serving overpriced food to the EU bods on expenses), but what you receive is a super-friendly...More

Date of visit: March 2017
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Are you serious, toilets are down a narrow steep almost spiral staircase.
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