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Le Cercueil

$$ - $$$
Rue des Harengs 12, Brussels 1000, Belgium
+32 2 512 30 77
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  • Excellent32%
  • Very good42%
  • Average16%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible5%
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“harengs” (4 reviews)
“metal music” (5 reviews)
“unique bar” (5 reviews)
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$$ - $$$
Rue des Harengs 12, Brussels 1000, Belgium
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

A place a little bit different. If you like rock music, beer and skulls then this is a place to visit. It's edgy with a relaxed atmosphere although the bar staff could be a bit more friendly.

Thank lynds92x
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Sorry but 10 euro for a beer in a scull... Way overprised ! And an interiour that has not been maintained or updated in the last 25 years,... Sorry not recomendable. It is a pitty, so much possibilities here, but no, it is not worth...More

Thank Sue G
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

If you're a metal head and you like skulls and scary stuff this is the place to be. The tables are coffins with glass on them and you can get beers in skull mugs. It's small, but fun.

1  Thank ThomasMeuleman
Reviewed April 4, 2018 via mobile

Great little alt. bar just off Grand Place. Fans of Laini Taylor will be right at home here. Coffins for tables, lights low, rock music. The owner greets everyone on arrival and, when I was clumsy enough to spill my beer, graciously replaced it on...More

1  Thank Megan M
Reviewed March 12, 2018 via mobile

Enjoyed the tacky goth/rock decor and coffin tables. Probably not for everyone but we loved the music and felt at home in the laid back, anything goes atmosphere.

Thank Jane A
Reviewed March 2, 2018 via mobile

Le Cercueil ( The Coffin ) is a superb rock bar located just off Grand Place ( Grote Markt ) and is a unique and cool bar that on any holiday I take to this vibrant city I always make a point of visiting. This...More

1  Thank Neil K
Reviewed January 27, 2018 via mobile

Atmosphere is nice and chill. Interior really is a tourist trap but still worth to see it once, even for locals. It's just a pity that there was vomit all over the bathroom.. And when we tried to ask how much centilitres of rhum we...More

Thank 534estherh
Reviewed January 9, 2018 via mobile

Well sounded good by the reviews and summary, arrived decor is to be expected nice to be fair. Ordered two coctails very disappointing I could only describe this as tropical juice with ice, I ordered a rum coctail and my partner ordered a vodka based...More

Thank Sebastien P
Reviewed January 6, 2018 via mobile

Liking bars that are a little out of the ordinary, and liking rock/metal, we sought out this place after seeing it mentioned on Trip Advisor. The passageway you walk down to reach the bar smells a bit, which is not the best welcome, but sadly...More

Thank Carole014
Reviewed December 14, 2017

My friend and I found this place by accident, just a minute away from Grand Place and boy were we happy! Dark and playing all of our favourite rock music, with a great selection of cocktails. Cash only though, people!!

Thank Ruby_Gamgee-Took
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Restaurant Details

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After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Seating, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Bar Scene
Open Hours
1:00 p.m. - 1:00 a.m.
4:00 p.m. - 2:00 a.m.
4:00 p.m. - 2:00 a.m.
4:00 p.m. - 2:00 a.m.
4:00 p.m. - 2:00 a.m.
4:00 p.m. - 2:00 a.m.
1:00 p.m. - 4:00 a.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Rue des Harengs 12, Brussels 1000, Belgium
  • Location: Europe  >  Belgium  >  Brussels
  • Phone Number: +32 2 512 30 77
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