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't Brugs Beertje

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Belgian, Bar, Pub
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Kemelstraat 5, Bruges 8000, Belgium
+32 50 33 96 16
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16:00 - 01:00
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Hours:
Sun - Mon 16:00 - 00:00
Thu 16:00 - 00:00
Fri - Sat 16:00 - 01:00
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Southampton, United Kingdom
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11 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Whatever you do in Bruges, you must make sure you visit 't Brugs Beertje. This is a place that provides a menu which consists of a page or so of food followed by about ten pages of beers. Any Belgian beer that can't be found in this bar is not worth knowing about. The staff know what they are talking... More 

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Thank Alan F
Reston
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129 reviews
66 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Amazing beer list. More importantly though – a knowledgeable staff – they know their beer. The staff made excellent suggestions for the type of beer that we liked. Would I recommend this place – YES. I wish we would have had more time to spend here.

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Thank VATLC23
Reading, United Kingdom
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43 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

I have frequented this wonderful pub on every trip to Bruges over the past few years. It has history dripping from the walls. It is mentioned in the sought after and hard to find 'Michael Jacksons Beers of Belgium' book and his picture is on the wall. Daisy (also in the book) is so friendly and will take the time... More 

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Thank Zoeonpop
Cambridge, United Kingdom
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13 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This place is hugely popular, so it can be hard to get a table... but it is worth going and taking what you can get! The beer is outstanding, huge collection and staff very knowledgeable. Even if you do end up sat up close and personal with people you don't know during busy periods, be reassured there is a a... More 

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Thank RebeccaYoule87
Denver, Colorado
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37 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

On a busy Friday night in Bruges my wife and I were looking for a drink before dinner and ended up here. The place was packed but we were waved toward the back were we were seated in another room, not very visible from the front door. My wife asked for a kriek that was not too sweet and not... More 

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Wolverhampton, United Kingdom
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147 reviews
64 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 53 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I have many of the available beers and accompanying glasses in my stores at home but,for authentic surroundings, you will find it difficult to beat the atmosphere and vibrancy of this proper Belgian beer bar. Always my first port of call when heading for a drink in this lovely city.

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Thank RobinB1957
manchester
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42 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Always busy - a lovely bustling pub with a really cosy and friendly feel; extensive beer menu with loads to go at

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Thank sarah_clarke55
Dublin, Ireland
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52 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We were so sad that this was only open one of the nights we were in Bruges, it was awesome. We had a brilliant waiter who recommended some great beers. I don't even like beer and I loved what he brought me. My husband was in heaven. He gave us some really interesting information and it was just a great... More 

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Norwich
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24 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Classic, friendly specialist beer house. You do not get a better range of beers in Bruges. .... and if you don't know just ask, or describe what you like to the staff and they'll find you a beer to suit. Always.

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Thank Jason_Tillyard
Newcastle upon Tyne
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100 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 50 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Fantastic friendly little bar with brilliant selection of beer on pump or in bottles. Just run up a tab and pay at the end of the night when you'll receive little hand written notes itemizing all your drinks, no fancy computerised touch screen receipt but no errors on our two visits.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Belgian, Bar, Pub
Meals
Dinner, Drinks
Restaurant features
Cash Only, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Bar Scene
Open Hours
Sunday
16:00 - 00:00
Monday
16:00 - 00:00
Thursday
16:00 - 00:00
Friday
16:00 - 01:00
Saturday
16:00 - 01:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Kemelstraat 5, Bruges 8000, Belgium
  • Location: Europe  >  Belgium  >  Flanders  >  West Flanders Province  >  Bruges
  • Phone Number: +32 50 33 96 16
Description
Oldfashioned Belgian beerhouse with around 300 Belgian beers. We also serve small snacks.Only classical music in the bar !

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