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The Druid's Cellar

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Address: Sint Amandstraat, Bruges, Belgium
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Cool basement bar

The bar is just off the market square, it is small with quirky cool decorations. I loved the open fire and candle lit atmosphere. It got lively later on in the night, however a... read more

Reviewed 30 January 2017
Francesca W
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Reviewed 30 January 2017 via mobile

The bar is just off the market square, it is small with quirky cool decorations. I loved the open fire and candle lit atmosphere. It got lively later on in the night, however a delivery had not come so they had barly no drinks to serve. . . Everyone left. I would recommend this bar for a drink or two... More 

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Thank Francesca W
Limerick, Ireland
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4 reviews
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Reviewed 27 January 2017 via mobile

Went to the bar when visiting Bruges last year. We were unsure what to expect walking down the steps but we were welcomed by the owner once we opened the door and had a good night. The owner told us that he would show a match on tv the following day that I wanted to see and once I arrived... More 

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Thank BarrySheehan
Javea, Spain
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Reviewed 27 January 2017 via mobile

Arrived, went downstairs, waited almost 10 minutes, not a server or barman in sight, turned around and left. Looked like a really cool place but not willing for the staff to finish their cigarettes outside.

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Thank Reggiedh
Essex
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37 reviews
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Reviewed 17 December 2016 via mobile

Please don't visit this place. It is fantastic and I wouldn't want it spoilt. The staff are great a wide selection of beers and the best atmosphere. So don't go...please.

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Thank DarrenandCaroline
Gloucester, United Kingdom
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20 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 December 2016

The last thing I wanted to do while visiting Bruges with their vast selection of bars was go to an Irish bar. But I stumbled along this place and wasn't disappointed. I have visited many..... many bars, but the one thing that makes this one a cut above the rest was the amazing landlord. Such a friendly and welcoming host.... More 

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Thank Tom H
Solihull, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 27 November 2016 via mobile

This pub is located just off the main square in the centre of Bruges. It is approached by some steep steps as it is located in a cellar. From the outside it is not immediately identifiable as an Irish bar. It was very full on the two evenings over the weekend that we visited but it had a good atmosphere... More 

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Thank LauraDaveJames
East Anglia
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Reviewed 17 November 2016

I can only agree with what the other posts have said. With the steps down into the pub, it's easy to enter but hard to leave. And when you're in, the service, staff and surroundings are great. The main man may be a Geordie (with Irish connections) but the pub is as genuine as I've seen outside Ireland. Not to... More 

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Thank Cas43
London
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5 attraction reviews
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Reviewed 1 November 2016

Despite being very, very close to the Market Square, Druid's Cellar is easy to miss. DON'T! There is a staircase leading to the bar, which is dimly lit and atmospheric and has everything good about an Irish bar. The staff are wonderful - friendly and chatty, (where else in the world can you have a 10 minute conversation about the... More 

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Reviewed 11 October 2016 via mobile

We came across this bar by chance when out one evening in Bruges and ended up spending the rest of the night with Drew the owner, his lovely partner and some locals. It will remain one of our most memorable moments from a short stay. A friendly atmosphere, brilliant hosts and an owner who clearly knows his beers - which... More 

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Thank Denis K
Peterborough, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 28 September 2016 via mobile

Stopped off here for a drink on a night out in Bruge. Was friendly quirky bar with good choice of drinks. Have to walk down into nice cellar to get served which is a bit different.

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