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De Halve Maan Brewery

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Address: Walplein 26, Bruges 8000, Belgium
Phone Number:
+32 50 33 26 97
Today
10:00 - 18:00
Closed now
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Hours:
Sun - Wed 10:00 - 18:00
Thu - Sat 10:00 - 23:00
Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours
Fee: Yes

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Nice tour for beers lovers

The tour starts every hour at the store in groups from 5 till 15 persons. The guide explains with good sense of humor the history of the brewery, the production process, the beer... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed yesterday
Audirmartins
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São Paulo
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São Paulo
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41 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

The tour starts every hour at the store in groups from 5 till 15 persons. The guide explains with good sense of humor the history of the brewery, the production process, the beer market, how the different types of beer are maiden. On the roof there is a nice view of the city. Be prepared to go up and down... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 75 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

We went on an English speaking tour of the Brewery. Our Guide Peter was extremely knowledgeable and passionate about the Brewery. You get shown all the processes and taken up onto the roof for great views over Bruge. You have to negotiate down ladders and tunnels to arrive back at the start for a complimentary beer, be warned they are... More 

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Treviso, Italy
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

We came in because were looking for a shelter from the Flemish weather... We ended up staying 3hrs in a cosy table by the fire and tasted the four beers they brew here. I recommend it. Highly!

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Thank Mattia B
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

We went on the tour for 8 euros. The group was really big for English speakers - over 20 people - which made it hard to always hear what the guide was saying. The tour is informative & you get great views of the city from the top of the building. Be careful on the staircases as a few are... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

The brewery should be on your agenda during a visit to Bruges. The tour costs €9 but includes a beer at the end. Tour guides take groups with different languages and the tour lasts approximately 45 minutes. Mind the steep stairs which access the various parts of the brewery and the low headroom in places! Excellent bar and brasserie at... More 

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

It was a very informative tour with a very knowledgeable guide. I learnt a lot during the tour and found out their underground beer (I know it's crazy). We went up to the rooftop at the end of the tour and the view was brilliant. However, I felt like the tour was a little bit rush as in we didn't... More 

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Thank Jenny M
Belfast, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

A guided tour showing the history of the brewery. A great view of Bruges from the top and a free beer at the end. Worth a visit.

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netherlands
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Did a tour here, was nice, when the weather is good, you can see the complete city but when we went it was foggy. You get a beer in the end, unfortunately you cannot choose the beer you prefer.

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Thank MWitlox
Cambridge, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We did a tour of the Halve Mann Brewery and it was fascinating. You basically walk through decades of history and beer-making technology, you go all the way to the top of the building and get a fantastic view of Bruges, and at the end, you exchange your ticket against a freshly drawn Brugse Zot! What's not to like? It... More 

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Jersey, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Bruges is such a beautiful city with amazing and friendly residents. This did not disappoint and added to the amazing visit. The tour is well worth it and the drink was lush !

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