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Le Cercueil

$$ - $$$
Rue des Harengs 12, Brussels 1000, Belgium
+32 2 512 30 77
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  • Excellent33%
  • Very good41%
  • Average16%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible5%
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“hareng” (3 reviews)
“dark bar” (5 reviews)
“metal music” (5 reviews)
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Rue des Harengs 12, Brussels 1000, Belgium
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1 - 10 of 88 reviews

Reviewed 3 days ago

When you do a nightlife tour with us, we will show you this wonderfull and unique place to degustate beer.

Thank tastingbrussels2
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Though Le Cercueil boasts a wide selection of beer and a must-see venue, it was a lot more fun in the 90s when they played Gregorian chants as music. Now it is more of a hipster place, but the skull mugs, coffin tables and black...More

Thank Twinkles18
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My husband and I went in hoping to get some fun pictures drinking out of a skull and so on. I was disappointed by the decor right away as it's almost too dark to see anything at all and what I did see was less...More

Thank Lizara K
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Stumbled upon this unusual bar in central Brussels. Spooky gothic macabre theme throughout the bar and playing great rock music; mixed crowd all seemed to enjoy the theme. Beers were a reasonable price. Friendly approachable service.

Thank EamonOKelly
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A colleague took me to this little bar. The decor leaves you in no doubt you are in Goth Centraal! skeletons, coffins, black walls and rock music. And it is just off of the Grote Markt in the city centre. A reasonable selection of beers...More

Thank SuttonKevin
Reviewed 4 October 2017

There's a skeleton in a glass coffin which doubles as a table for patron's drinks. It has black lights and doesn't take itself too seriously. It's a bit kitschy but it's fun. It's one of my favorite bars in town. Bartenders are always good, plenty...More

Thank foodie_bevie
Reviewed 10 September 2017 via mobile

Really unique place, all gothic and with a macabre theme. Never seen a place like this before. Service great, reasonably priced for a themed bar and decorated great! Wreaths, Coffins and skeletons everywhere. We sat round a coffin and had beers. Toilets a bit grim...More

Thank Rebekah C
Reviewed 4 September 2017 via mobile

Sat and had a pleasant few drinks listening to good punk and metal tracks. The decor is macabre with coffin and skulls everywhere. & Bar service is norm here when the place is busy, so also watching people sit for 20 mins waiting to be...More

Thank wends
Reviewed 17 August 2017

This bar is SO COOL. Down a long dark corridor you enter Le Cercueil, a room filled with coffins, red lights, bats, scary painting and terrifying sounding beverages. The music is played loud, the drinks are strong and the room is very dark to create...More

Thank EllieWilkin
Reviewed 22 July 2017 via mobile

Very nice surprise in the heat of Brussels . As an American and a lover of Halloween this is a must visit place

Thank rmunteanu
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Restaurant Details

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  • Food
  • Value
After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Seating, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Bar Scene
Open Hours
1:00 PM - 1:00 AM
4:00 PM - 2:00 AM
4:00 PM - 2:00 AM
4:00 PM - 2:00 AM
4:00 PM - 2:00 AM
4:00 PM - 2:00 AM
1:00 PM - 4:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Rue des Harengs 12, Brussels 1000, Belgium
  • Location: Europe  >  Belgium  >  Brussels
  • Phone Number: +32 2 512 30 77
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