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La Porte Noire

££ - £££,
Rue des Alexiens 67, Brussels 1000, Belgium
+32 2 511 78 37
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  • Excellent53%
  • Very good34%
  • Average10%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible0%
Travellers talk about
“cellar bar” (4 reviews)
“on tap” (3 reviews)
“quality beer” (2 reviews)
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Belgian, Pub
££ - £££
Rue des Alexiens 67, Brussels 1000, Belgium
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1 - 10 of 33 reviews

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Nice cellar bar in a good central spot in Brussels, good selection of beers, friendly staff. Great place to start a night out. Would return!

Thank MissRio21
Reviewed 14 March 2018 via mobile

La Porte Noire has a justifiably famous reputation as being one of the best beer bars in Brussels and one of the most popular hang out late night drinks bars to be found in this vibrant city. I found this bar many years ago and...More

Thank Neil K
Reviewed 3 January 2018 via mobile

The first, and best, bar we visited in Brussels. Recommended by friends, this isn't much to look at from the outside but you will be made very welcome as soon as you go down the stairs. Great atmosphere, friendly staff who are happy for you...More

Thank Paul G
Reviewed 11 November 2017

Late afternoon opening bar, which boasts around 80 beers in bottle & 6-7 on tap. Gets much busier at weekend nights but saner early evening. Helpful bar staff though the guy who served us was french and his english wasn't the best. Anyhow, they don't...More

Thank david n
Reviewed 26 July 2017

This bar is down several flights of stairs in an old cellar. It's a cool spot, but there is mold growing on the walls and it smells musty. We had a quick beer here and then left, but there were people who had obviously been...More

Thank Shantel S
Reviewed 9 April 2017

Excellent underground venue, in a medieval basement that actually smells like a basement and old beer. The very friendly staff is serving hundreds of beers and whiskeys. Often live music.

Thank Akxsel
Reviewed 1 April 2017

It's a cool experience walking thru the metal gate into a theatrical red coloured entrance and going down the stairs into a cave with with wooden benches and barrels, and a hell of variety of good ol' Belgian beers from which bartenders help you select...More

1  Thank Steve T
Reviewed 15 February 2017 via mobile

This bar is accessed by a door which takes you down into a cellar. The place has a reasonable selection of beers though not the best selection in town. Staff are generally friendly.

Thank Bellylou
Reviewed 12 February 2017

Right...I will put my cards on the table..I am not a Brussels bar connoisseur but I was expecting something different when I heard it was a celtic bar...rustic it is not...very clean and tidy, well to do and very well lit...the sort of place you...More

Thank winew0menands0ng
Reviewed 25 January 2017

A somewhat discreet, hidden doorway, narrow stairs, leads you into an old cellar, and one of my favorite places t have a drink in Brussels. really nice beer selection, displayed an a non-conventional way, and some really nice alcohol options. awsome music, too!

Thank Or G
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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Belgian, Pub
Restaurant features
Seating, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Open Hours
17:00 - 03:00
17:00 - 03:00
17:00 - 03:00
17:00 - 03:00
17:00 - 03:00
17:00 - 03:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Rue des Alexiens 67, Brussels 1000, Belgium
  • Location: Europe  >  Belgium  >  Brussels
  • Phone Number: +32 2 511 78 37
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