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Rail City - CLOSED

Mariastraat 38, Bruges 8000, Belgium
+32 484 77 50 90
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No longer open. :( We walked around for ages in the rain hoping to find some mini trains to spot... read more

Reviewed 8 January 2015
7htas
via mobile
CLOSED

This bar is now permanently closed, with another replacing it. No railway unfortunately. We spent... read more

Reviewed 18 October 2014
Charlie T
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This model train and mini city display offer a pleasant way to spend a couple of hours. Grab lunch at the cafeteria.
  • Excellent32%
  • Very good41%
  • Average15%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible6%
8 Jan 2015
“Closed Down”
18 Oct 2014
“CLOSED”
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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Mariastraat 38, Bruges 8000, Belgium
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+32 484 77 50 90
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Reviewed 8 January 2015 via mobile

No longer open. :( We walked around for ages in the rain hoping to find some mini trains to spot. We brought 2B pencils, note pads, and capri suns, hoping to spot a few trains. No longer in business.

Thank 7htas
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Reviewed 18 October 2014 via mobile

This bar is now permanently closed, with another replacing it. No railway unfortunately. We spent ages looking, and was advised by a lady with very large breasts in the new bar that it closed aprox 9 months ago.

3  Thank Charlie T
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Reviewed 12 October 2014

We really wanted to visit Rail City and followed instructions from one of the comments here on TripAdvisor, but could not find the cafe! We kindly suggest to the owners to help people visit them ;) If the cafe is still open?!

Thank Marija J
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Reviewed 5 May 2014

I give it 4 stars just because it is an unusual cafe which hosts a mini display of a city with several rails onto which one train passes along (if you press the buttons). It would be much nicer and entertaining if trains were 3...More

Thank ColleenCo
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Reviewed 2 May 2014

Then this is the place to visit, although not the easiest place to find. A large detailed layout but unfortunately not many trains operating. Might have given it a higher score had the TGV been running. Beer was good and reasonably priced.

1  Thank SurreyLady439
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Reviewed 12 April 2014

One long wall of this establishment is taken up with a diorama, of railway tracks running through the countryside and various stations. And something is moving all the time although the hi-speed model never did. The trains are mini in size. There is no information...More

Thank DevonFoxtrotone
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Reviewed 28 March 2014

If you like model trains and a drink, maybe this is the place to visit. Bar and one of the largest automated model railways available. Further work has been done on this since the last visit.

Thank brian w
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Reviewed 28 February 2014

We had great difficulty finding this cafe. It is opposite the Church of our lady, Mariastraat, through the archway into the Picasso exhibition but carry straight on into a covered shopping area, the cafe is on the left. On entering you are in a small...More

2  Thank Barry C
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Reviewed 20 February 2014

Popped here for a drink as my boyfriend is a fan of trains. We were blown away by the intricacy that has been used to create such a fantastic model railway. The drinks were very reasonably priced and a wide choice. Was lovely to see...More

Thank Jo W
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Reviewed 13 February 2014

A great business idea - a 15m HO model railway with elevated bench seating in parallel where you can enjoy a beer or two. It's nearly complete - just a bit of work still to do at the one end. And the beer is very...More

1  Thank FolkestoneClaret
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