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“Believe the hype”
Review of Poechenellekelder

Ranked #2 of 110 Nightlife in Brussels
Certificate of Excellence
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Reviewed January 6, 2013 via mobile

Great afternoon drink. Crazy decor. Nice selection of beers. Always busy and a nice feel about the place. We had cheese and meats sharer with celery salt. Really glad we came here.

Thank Dave B
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Reviewed January 6, 2013

This is a dont miss place on the list of things to do in Brussels as long as you dont have kids as its not really for them. A massive selection of well priced beers and very helpful staff to tell you all about them. The decor is unique with puppets hanging from the ceiling. There is an upstairs and lower downstairs area once you are in and the place gets full. You have to go up some stairs to enter the place so no good if you are unable to climb stairs. The food choice is not massive but it is excellent. The whole atmosphere of the place was fantastic and relaxed. Next time in Brussels I will return.

Thank travelman56
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Reviewed December 29, 2012

4 of us went here for a beer and a snack to keep out of the rain. The service was very quick and the waiters recommendations where just what we wanted. The decoration within the pub is a bit strange with puppet heads coming from the ceiling and a massive Santa sitting at one of the tables. It was very busy while we were there but this added to the atmosphere. We had the cheese selection and the meat selection which was bit too much for 4 of us for lunch for only €30, the pâté with the meat selection was really good. Would recommend a visit if passing by.

Thank rm45
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Reviewed December 25, 2012

Right beside the Mannekin Pis is this adorable Belgian bar (with a few food choices!). We had been walking around and seeing the sights all day and we were ready for a meal and beer. We asked for a recommendation for the beer (and they offered a delicious choice) and we both ordered the Spaghetti (although there were a few other options). Out came the heartiest and most delicious bowl of Spaghetti I've had in years... didn't expect to have that in Belgium! But it was a fun location as we sat outside and got to watch tourists walk by and pose with the fountain and it was in the heart of fun shops on the cobblestone streets. I'd love to go back one day!

Thank Krista M
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Reviewed December 21, 2012

First visit to this place and very glad we stopped for a few beers on a rainy afternoon. The decor is fantastically quirky, with all the puppets etc on the walls and hanging up as well as a large Father Christmas sat at a table ready for someone to join him for a drink! Staff are very friendly and knowledgeable and were happy to advise. We tried a few different festive brews as well as some other classics - we also had some bar snacks, the mixed plate of cheese and salami, which was very nice and complemented the beers perfectly. They also serve other foods and snacks, which smelled great. Thoroughly recommended, will be back!

Thank Melissa12952
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