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Belgian, Bar, European, Pub
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Rue du Chene 5, Brussels 1000, Belgium
+32 2 511 92 62
11:00 - 02:00
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Sun 11:00 - 01:00
Tue - Thu 11:00 - 01:00
Fri - Sat 11:00 - 02:00
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67 reviews
55 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Traditional food in a traditional place, very very interesring! There is a huge variety of beer and a lots of interesring "snack"!

Thank Adriano T
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429 reviews
361 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 329 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I’m ashamed to say that despite numerous visits to Poechenellekelder – I have never submitted a review. On all of my visits, I have never experienced anything other than great beer and super-efficient service. Plus, when it comes to quirky bar décor, the Poechenellekelder could be stacked-up against any bar in the world. If the fabulous interior, superb range of... More 

Thank JandApe
Overijse, Belgium
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34 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is special. A small room with not to much people to see the show. I like that kind of spectacle. It will amuse you, it's visual but you will not understand a word because they only speak in 'Brussels' language ( a mix between french and flamish).

Thank charlespolspoel
Birmingham, United Kingdom
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58 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A nice ambience with good service . The food selection is limited but this place is about enjoying a beer in somewhat eclectic surroundings .

Thank David B
Frederiksberg, Denmark
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844 reviews
424 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 254 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Poechenellekelder can be extremely busy especially in the season where you can't sit outside. There are relatively limited number of seats and especially at lunchtime its really crowded and loads of people visit the place without getting in. The interior is a story by itself which you will see as soon as you enter. There beers are the best and... More 

Thank Chokk
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65 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We visited here a couple of times for a drink and eating on one occasion and found the food good value for money and the selection of beers extensive with plenty of choice. The place gets very busy and we tried to eat a couple of times but had to go elsewhere so be prepared to have a back up... More 

Thank TheLondonDon
Prague, Czech Republic
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356 reviews
306 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A beer joint with absolutely unique vibe - wooden puppets surround you all over the place. Great beer selection (almost as good as Delirium) with friendly staff, less tourists and more typical Belgian style.

Thank Jana K
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14 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Great place this, next to the Mannekin Pis. Table service only and always a good selection of bottled and draft beer. Just make sure you use beer mats!

Thank Mark H
Macclesfield, United Kingdom
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7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 February 2017 via mobile

A must visit, right by the manneken pis statue. Could benefit from one extra waiter at busier times, but the beer selection is fantastic. Good spot for lunch, with the pasta portions being in excess.

Thank Richard B
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142 reviews
95 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 February 2017 via mobile

Worth finding, just across the road from the mannekin pi's (which isn't worth finding) very wide range of beers, some food. Lots of antiques hanging from the ceiling. Will go back. One of the "10 best in Brussels"

Thank mike r

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Belgian, Bar, European, Pub
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Bar Scene, Cheap Eats, Local cuisine
Open Hours
11:00 - 01:00
11:00 - 01:00
11:00 - 01:00
11:00 - 01:00
11:00 - 02:00
11:00 - 02:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Rue du Chene 5, Brussels 1000, Belgium
  • Location: Europe  >  Belgium  >  Brussels
  • Phone Number: +32 2 511 92 62

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