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Address: 5 Rue du Chene | Bruxelles, Brussels 1000, Belgium
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+32 2 511 92 62

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Puppet Metropolis

Very busy bar and we went mid-week on a cold January evening. Stayed for several beers and at no time did we have empty glasses, as the very impressive Lone Waiter managed the... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed yesterday
Stuart P
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Very busy bar and we went mid-week on a cold January evening. Stayed for several beers and at no time did we have empty glasses, as the very impressive Lone Waiter managed the bar crowd like Spinning Plates - total mental/physical multi tasking. Loved the Robert Mugabe look alike puppet.

Thank Stuart P
Surrey, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 December 2016 via mobile

Had a day trip to Brussels with a friend to sample some amazing Belgian beers. Popped into here just by chance and how pleased were we that we did ! Really charming bar with friendly and helpful staff who were happy to guide us where needed in choosing some delicious beers. The decor of the place is so homely and... More 

Thank Rich G
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 November 2016 via mobile

If you want a fantastic beer selection in a cozy, charming and very festively decorated for Christmas place, then you must pop in. It is conveniently located across from Mannekin Pis. There were easily 100 beers on offer along with very light nibbles (cheese, charcuterie). Don't plan on dinner- you come here for beer and ambiance.

Thank EmOnTheGo
Rochester, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 58 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 September 2016

My adult children researched this establishment for a surprise fathers day gift . Despite visiting Brussels many times had sadly not discovered this truly magnificent place adjacent to the Manneken Pis . What to drink from the extensive list ? The ones I have never had the opportunity to have tried before of course . Expertly and professionally served by... More 

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 September 2016 via mobile

A small bar that packs a big punch. Stopped here on an impromptu refreshment requirement after taking a few pictures of the Manneken Pis. After perusing the menu, I settled on a blackcurrant beer and I was absolutely NOT disappointed, satisfied immensely enjoyable by my choice of cold, zingy refreshment. The joys kept on coming with a peach beer too,... More 

1 Thank Kate M
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 August 2016 via mobile

Good beer in a quirky surrounding. Stumbled upon by accident looking for the Mannequin Pis (underwhelming!)

Thank Rob W
Mumbai (Bombay), India
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 August 2016 via mobile

We went there looking for manneken pis, which btw is nothing great and can be easily skipped. However, this place, although small, has great collection of beers. Waiters and bartenders are helpful and have knowledge of what they are selling. On a sunny clear day, this place is good to chill.

Thank sonaldubey
Honefoss, Norway
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 August 2016

Du you like Belgian beers? Being in Brussel, near Grand Place? Of course you will see the famous Manneken Pies, the small statue of the peeing boy. And right accross the street from Manneken is Poechenellekelder. Just peeping into this famous cafè is an adventure, spotting all th eold stuffs and Things on walls and roofs inside. After you have... More 

Thank Johnny O
Goiania, GO
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 August 2016

Place has a nice decor with various puppets hanging on the walls. There is a menu with several great belgian beers and the service is also very good! Location? Just in front of the manneken pis. Definitely worth the visit.

Thank RodrigoRCastro
Swindon, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 July 2016 via mobile

It was a hot Friday afternoon when we visited. Supposed to have stopped for a quick beer but they have such an amazing selection we stopped for three until early evening. Opposite the manikin pis. Seated outside. Great service good value and relaxing. A saxophone player was allowed to entertain us. The inside (it was too hot to be in)... More 

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