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Le Cercueil

#312 of 3,048 Restaurants in Brussels
Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
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Haringstraat 12, Brussels 1000, Belgium
+32 2 512 30 77
16:00 - 02:00
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Sun 13:00 - 01:00
Mon - Fri 16:00 - 02:00
Sat 13:00 - 04:00
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Bern, Switzerland
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306 reviews
214 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 218 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

Dark, dark, dark, skulls and crossbones, skull-shaped mugs and death-themed drinks. What to expect from a place like Le Cercueil ("the coffin")? This is a great little place to sip a few exotic (and exotically-priced) local brews in a surreal decor. Morbid but not evil. Standard crowd, not just death-metal types. The Totenkopf (flambeed Cointreau and brown beer served in... More 

Thank Zerosixzero
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20 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This is a very different pub with coffins and skeletons etc, worth a visit. Very dark inside and open and closed coffins on display, its very strange indeed.

Thank BarryCom
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63 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 March 2017

First thing is that if your a Westvleteren fan they have it here in a bottle, although expensive, but you can have a rare beer...About 12 or so beers on tap to choose from.. Definitely a very unique place if your interested in trying a out of the ordinary bar experience. It's located of the Grand Platz.

Thank Frank Y
Brussels, Belgium
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125 reviews
80 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 March 2017 via mobile

This place exists since a long time and despite many earlier visits I like to come back occasionally. They offer a good choice of beers and cocktails, all in an original and spooky interior, themed on death with skeletons, coffins and stuff. It does not look inviting to everybody from the streetside but do go in! Music is rock to... More 

Thank ToyBoy_B
Westhoughton, United Kingdom
2 reviews
Reviewed 26 February 2017

This place is whatever you make it. Not too full-on just a bit of a laugh really coffins for tables an skeletal decorations. Rock music backdrop and friendly staff. Why wouldn't you?

Thank SteveKB
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20 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 February 2017

It's a small bar so you will have the occasion to talk with the employees and not being served by robots. The decoration is creepy, which is cool, and you can drink your pint in a crane ! If you like the bars with an ambiance, try thisone !

Thank Thibault S
Porto Alegre, RS
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79 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 February 2017

This is a famous bar in Brussels. The decoration is composed by coffins, skulls, skeletons... Don't forget to try the beer inside a skull cup. It is a little bit expensive, when compared to other pubs in Brussels, but it is a very nice place.

Thank robenlunardi
Liverpool, United Kingdom
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5,748 reviews
3,989 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2,103 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 January 2017 via mobile

This is one pub i always look forward to visiting on any holiday to Brussels as I love how unique this pub is. Looking at the window were you will find skulls,Dracula and bats waving at you and on entering the pub it takes your eyes a little time to adjust to the darkness but once they do you can... More 

Thank Neil K
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2,005 reviews
1,585 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 688 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 January 2017 via mobile

Le Cercueil (The Coffin) is one of the most unusual bars in Brussels which has one of the most marcabre interiors of any bar you will ever visit.Opened in 1974 following the release of the film The Excorcist this bar is unique both inside and outside.Located on a street just off Grand-Place (Grote Markt)' this wonderful bar is hard to... More 

Thank Stephen K
Ibiza, Spain
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69 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 January 2017 via mobile

A cool bar, slightly tired but a fun a no bizarre place. They have many different beers and cocktails to try including a rum based beer. Coffins, skeletons and very dark inside - playing rock music to the masses.

Thank Richard B

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Seating, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Bar Scene
Open Hours
13:00 - 01:00
16:00 - 02:00
16:00 - 02:00
16:00 - 02:00
16:00 - 02:00
16:00 - 02:00
13:00 - 04:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Haringstraat 12, Brussels 1000, Belgium
  • Location: Europe  >  Belgium  >  Brussels
  • Phone Number: +32 2 512 30 77

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?