We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Cantillon Brewery

Rue Gheude 56, Brussels 1070, Belgium
+32 2 521 49 28
Website
Share
Save
Review Highlights
Amazing visit for any beer enthusiast

I have been visiting this brewery for over 15 years and have taken the tour with different friends... read more

Reviewed 7 April 2018
caspardel
,
Faversham, United Kingdom
Wonderful experience

We spent over five hours here. The tour was simple and at your own pace. Highly suggest meeting... read more

Reviewed 18 March 2018
MelandBenAdventures
,
Barcelona, Spain
via mobile
Read all 821 reviews
Map
Satellite
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
Overview
More
Discover the fabulous family brewery of the Cantillon Brewery, where Lambic, Gueuze and Kriek have been made since 1900. Also home to the Brussels museum of the Gueuze. Open from Monday till Saturday, except on Wednesday, from 10:00AM. Last entrance at 04:00PM (we close at 05:00PM)
  • Excellent60%
  • Very good28%
  • Average8%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“self guided tour” (129 reviews)
“lambic beer” (39 reviews)
“brewing process” (25 reviews)
Closed Now
Hours
Hours Today: 10:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Suggested Duration: < 1 hour
LOCATION
Rue Gheude 56, Brussels 1070, Belgium
CONTACT
Website
+32 2 521 49 28
Top Selling Tours & Activities in and around Brussels
from US$77.50
More Info
from US$26.20
More Info
from US$95.40
More Info
from US$41.70
More Info
Write a ReviewReviews (821)
Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year
Language
All reviews
"self guided tour"
in 129 reviews
"lambic beer"
in 39 reviews
"brewing process"
in 25 reviews
"sour beer"
in 19 reviews
"tasting room"
in 17 reviews
"beer lovers"
in 34 reviews
"an acquired taste"
in 8 reviews
"tasting area"
in 7 reviews
"buy bottles"
in 7 reviews
"beer samples at the end"
in 6 reviews
"brief introduction"
in 9 reviews
"own pace"
in 20 reviews
"whole process"
in 6 reviews
"very interesting tour"
in 5 reviews
"love beer"
in 10 reviews
"beer making"
in 5 reviews
"unique experience"
in 9 reviews
Filter

11 - 20 of 471 reviews

Reviewed April 7, 2018

I have been visiting this brewery for over 15 years and have taken the tour with different friends over 4 times. I have fond memories of drinking this unique traditional beer at Christmas by the pot bellied log burner. The guided tour is informative and...More

Thank caspardel
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Reviewed March 18, 2018 via mobile

We spent over five hours here. The tour was simple and at your own pace. Highly suggest meeting Bart on of the Brew guys. Super friendly and amazing time meeting other travelers.

Thank MelandBenAdventures
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Reviewed March 11, 2018

I went on the Cantillon self-guided brewery tour with some friends I made on a free Brussels walking tour earlier in the day. The price was quite reasonable (I think 9 euros per person) and this included a booklet/guide for the walking tour as well...More

Thank Taylor C
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
See more reviews
Reviewed March 7, 2018 via mobile

Working in tourism and alcohol industry had to visit a brewery in belgium. With only a short stay and tight on time we found this one. Never heard of the beer before but was so impressed by the brewery. Self guided tour, friendly staff, good...More

1  Thank NiamhC2
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Reviewed February 21, 2018 via mobile

Cantillon is a unique brewery, the only one remaining that brews “Lambic” ales, which are those to which yeast is not added by the brewer, but is absorbed naturally by the brew from the air in the brewery - known as wild yeast. Once all...More

Thank MrMrsW50
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Reviewed February 19, 2018

Fantastic bit of brewing history, still making world famous Lambic and gueuze for the knowledgable beer enthusiast.

Thank Rob T
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Reviewed February 13, 2018 via mobile

This is a must do for any beer lover or aficionado in Brussels. What an amazing place. The self guided tour is very nice. You pay €7 per person, which includes a booklet for the tour that you follow through numbers in the wall while...More

1  Thank Gonzalo Agustín B
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Reviewed February 5, 2018

There's not much to tell about the visit of the brewery, they give a quick speach and the rest is written on a brochure, besides the whole brewery is not so very big, but the upper floor with oaks is nice to see. But honestly,...More

Thank Travelbug_11sa
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Reviewed February 2, 2018

We chose the self guided tour as I like to move at my own pace. You are given a brief informative overview and then sent on your way with a packet explaining each room you are in labeled very clearly by number in packet and...More

1  Thank Angela S
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Reviewed January 20, 2018 via mobile

I bought a weekend trip for my hubby from NYC to visit this brewery. It was fabulous! The English tour was amazing and very informative with some funny comments in the tour. We got there at 11:00 and stayed till 4:00. We tasted all the...More

3  Thank Kirstinjoy1204
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Nearby
Nearby HotelsSee all 197 hotels in Brussels
Hotel Be Manos, BW Premier Collection
814 reviews
.21 km away
Slina Hotel
261 reviews
.27 km away
Van Belle Hotel
919 reviews
.30 km away
Floris Ustel Midi
1,018 reviews
.31 km away
Nearby Restaurants
BARBQ
215 reviews
.23 km away
brasserie l'escale
235 reviews
.28 km away
Asturias
59 reviews
.39 km away
La Tour
11 reviews
.34 km away
Nearby Attractions
Musee national de la Resistance
5 reviews
.62 km away
Monument aux Forains
5 reviews
.30 km away
Marche du Midi
65 reviews
.82 km away
Ask a question
Questions & Answers
Player H
January 21, 2018|
AnswerShow all 3 answers
Response from Kirstinjoy1204 | Reviewed this property |
Tours in English are on Friday and Saturday only. You can do a self guided tour on Monday- just walk in
3
Votes
Margaret D
October 29, 2017|
AnswerShow all 6 answers
Response from sprokkitt | Reviewed this property |
We walked - It is a bit off the beaten path. You could Uber or taxi though. If i remember correctly, there is a hop on hop off stop fairly near the brewery. Definitely worth the effort!
0
Votes
luxxy100
October 20, 2017|
AnswerShow all 2 answers
Response from Magali V | Property representative |
Hello, Thank you for your message below. For the brewing session on Saturday 11th November 2017, you do not need to sign up, except if you come with more than 15 people. Then, please confirm your booking by sending an email... More
1
Vote
Google Translation
;