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Address: Rue de Tabora 11, Brussels 1000, Belgium
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Very nice place with good beers. If you want you can try food but honestly do not expect a lot... Staff is strange but just go for my first statement...

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 25 February 2016
schuminou
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Antony, France
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Hertford, United Kingdom
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315 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 93 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 February 2017 via mobile

A lovely, wood panelled bar tucked in an alleyway. Table service is efficient and friendly and the bar serves a good selection of beers including traditional lambic. Nothing flash but definitely recommended.

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Thank Bellylou
Manchester, United Kingdom
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1,284 reviews
608 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 317 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 February 2017

Firstly, we have been coming to Brussels for years and do like lambik beers. Years ago, when we first came to this place, we were more impressed: wooden floors, old fashioned interior, beers that come in an earthenware jug. Now, that initial excitement has worn off and returning recently,found it quite touristy and the beers pretty average. So, go once... More 

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Thank david n
Brussels, Belgium
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78 reviews
67 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 April 2016

To begin, I have to say that it's an estaminet which always makes it different than most bars or cafés. The name is 'la becasse' which means the woodcock. Look at the shape of the animal on the floor at the entrance. What is special about this place is the fact that they are specialized in the geuze (a local... More 

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Thank berver65
London
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342 reviews
173 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 83 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 March 2016

Really looking forward to trying the beer and sampling the atmosphere here given reviews but it was disappointing. The staff were cold and almost sarcastic so had one beer and left.

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Thank Timtyke
Antony, France
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345 reviews
8 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 150 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 February 2016 via mobile

Very nice place with good beers. If you want you can try food but honestly do not expect a lot... Staff is strange but just go for my first statement...

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Thank schuminou
Peymeinade, France
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131 reviews
59 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 July 2015 via mobile

It's a real belgian pub where you have a lot of choice. The place is nice, wooden. Crowded, it's not easy to find a place when you are more than ten. But I think it's the same everywhere else. A place to go.

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Thank ArnaudPerrier
Lund, Sweden
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10 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 May 2015 via mobile

Really small and crowded place. The beer was nice but the service was terrible. We had to ask four times for the check and we didn't get it until we started leaving.

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Thank Stefan A
Brussels, Belgium
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132 reviews
63 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 May 2015 via mobile

This is one of the oldest pubs in Brussels. The beautiful interior is still the same as in 1877 and it is still owned by the same family. For beer lovers this a must. The Geuze lambiek and Witte lambiek are classics, fresh and delicious beers. Try them with a "cervelas" or a "boterham met platte kaas" and it will... More 

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Thank tony v
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110 reviews
18 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 April 2015

Small little place, very difficult to find if you do not know it is there. But definitely a place to go as a beer lover. The selection is not very big, but the Gueuze's they have are sublime. The interior decor is very fitting and you can find yourself escaping from the big city buzz. Great place!

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Thank Erika V
Hertford, United Kingdom
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315 reviews
66 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 93 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 February 2015 via mobile

Hidden down small alley way, this bar is worth seeking out. The lambic beer is served in traditional earthenware jugs. Try the mixed beers-lambic and Kriek for example if the lambic is too sour for you! Seems to have a rather open policy on opening times... Sometimes closing if business is slow... But overall worth a trip! 🍻

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