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Hortense Spirits & Cocktails

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Address: Rue de Vergnies 2, Brussels 1050, Belgium
Phone Number: +32 2 514 43 47
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Best place ever

If you are looking for a cool place to have an elaborate cocktail with your special other, that's the place guys. Great service, excellent style and relaxing mood. Enjoy!

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 26 July 2016
Kostas K
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Brussels, Belgium
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 September 2016 via mobile

Great location on the Sablon square, a lounge bar ambiance in an underground scenery. Good music but above all a good bartending team. Besides the classics they also have their own creations, just try. Prices are a bit on the high side, but a good cocktail is worth it. It became hard to find, and here you will definitely be... More 

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Thank ToyBoy_B
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4 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 July 2016 via mobile

If you are looking for a cool place to have an elaborate cocktail with your special other, that's the place guys. Great service, excellent style and relaxing mood. Enjoy!

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Thank Kostas K
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 July 2016 via mobile

Friends and I went and ordered different rhum based drinks, which unfortunately wasn't tasty nor refreshing. Not worth the price.

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Thank Clemens M
Brussels, Belgium
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4 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 April 2016

As someone who loves going to speakeasies in London and NY, this is the only bar in Brussels that has a similar vibe. Location is amazing, the cocktails are good, but the menu is a bit short. By far the best cocktail bar in Brussels

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leicester
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18 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 April 2016

Found this loverly place after a busy day , great atmosphere but please not eurostar trippers i dont understand why people come from london to the markets at jour du bal and the sablon and dont buy any thing !!!! any way if you did buy some fab must have , for the downstairs loo then this is the palace... More 

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Thank neillio
Brussels
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17 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 March 2016 via mobile

Delicious cocktails, nice atmosphere, very nice service! Enjoyed our evening there immensely! Totally recommended!

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Thank Maria C
Brussels, Belgium
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38 reviews
9 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 February 2016

Really nice place: underground, loads of candles, creative enough cocktails (12€), beautiful decoration, fancy without being pretentious. The location is also amazing, right in Sablon, one of my favourite areas in Brussels. The problem is the service: we waited more than 45min for 2 cocktails (waitress came back after 20min to ask us to repeat our order) and everyone else... More 

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Thank Ana F
Brussels, Belgium
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 January 2016

If your favorite drink is beer and you don't like candle-light atmosphere, this is not the place for you. Also, if your philosophy is "I don't care what I am drinking, the important thing is to have alcohol in it" this is - again - not the place for you. But if you like refined cocktails, good quality ingredients in... More 

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Thank Alamortsubite
Antwerp, Belgium
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30 reviews
9 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 December 2015

The location and environment of this bar is a lot of fun and the cocktails are fabulous! Love the popcorn and candles! The bar staff are exceptionally nice and very helpful - the hostess however has on several occasions been quite rude. It does get quite busy but we've seen her turn people away telling them it's full only to... More 

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Thank athomeabroad
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17 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 November 2015 via mobile

The bar is in an underground basement. The mood is really loundgy. Music is awesome. The drinks are a bit expensive but really special as they are created on the spot tailored to your tastes. This is a must go

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Thank Waïna L

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