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Poechenellekelder

$$ - $$$, , European
Rue du Chene 5, Brussels 1000, Belgium
+32 2 511 92 62
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Overview
  • Excellent60%
  • Very good33%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“pretzels” (4 reviews)
“salami” (9 reviews)
“belgium beer” (12 reviews)
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CUISINES
Belgian, Bar, European, Pub
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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LOCATION
Rue du Chene 5, Brussels 1000, Belgium
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1 - 10 of 317 reviews

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Nice place with inside and outside tables, exotic (but pretty) decoration and nice prices. The waiters were great, being attentive and helpful (and that's uncommon here at Belgium, unfortunately). Great beers, mostly bottles. For a good talk (there's no WiFi) and a good round of...More

Thank Fernando P
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The poechenellekelder have the magic of getting in one place a condensate of Brussel's tradition. Enjoy a Belgian beer ( maybe the typical Brussel's Lambic), enjoy a sandwich of Belgian cheese... Discover the interior... This place is the evidence that Belgium is definitely not a...More

Thank Gedryk
Reviewed 12 September 2017 via mobile

Set in a fantastic location next to the famous fountain. Lovely outdoor seating area as well as a surprisingly artisan indoors! A whole host of beers are provided on the menu all served in the correct glasses and come with a tiny amount of pretzels...More

Thank cravingsleep
Reviewed 4 September 2017

For me this place was a little off. I knew from reading guidebooks it was full of oddities inside, but it was just a little to much for me. Rather than sit among the strange things, we opted to sit outside on the patio and...More

Thank rachellemb2014
Reviewed 16 August 2017 via mobile

In the heart of the city center it is a great option to try Belgian beers and to feel the past! Very charming place, as if centuries didn't pass! The choice of beers is great. If your accommodation is in the city center you should...More

Thank Auretta84
Reviewed 8 August 2017 via mobile

It's hard to get friendly and good service in Belgium. But the waiter here is super efficient friendly and not cold!! And my daughter had dun playing with the coaster. So win win

Thank momosg
Reviewed 3 August 2017 via mobile

I chose this particular place to sit cause it was very convenient right next to the manekken pis. But it definetely was not the kind of place you expect to find next to a touristic attraction. High quality interior, excellent service ( credits to the...More

Thank vasia_cre
Reviewed 22 July 2017

One of the nicest pubs in Brussels. You can sit outside and watch all the tourists be just as stupified as to why you've wasted your time seeing the stupid little boy pissing....it has an amazing decor inside, old beer signs, puppets, mannequins etc and...More

1  Thank LondonFet
Reviewed 21 July 2017

Well positioned for tourist watching due to the location of being well... right by the pissing boy (Manniken Pis). A good beer menu for sure, interesting decoration and a great spot to be either in or outside. Supposedly all the marionettes were used in various...More

2  Thank better_beer
Reviewed 15 July 2017 via mobile

Great selection of beers and good prices. We had a couple traditional Belgium beers. Westmalle, a stronger tasting beer, very good, and a lighter and sweeter beer called Tripel Karmeliet. They also have a nice selection cheeses and meats. We ordered the lasagna. Surprisingly it...More

1  Thank heatherpsj
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Cuisine
Belgian, Bar, European, Pub
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Local cuisine, Bar Scene
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 AM - 1:00 AM
Tuesday
11:00 AM - 1:00 AM
Wednesday
11:00 AM - 1:00 AM
Thursday
11:00 AM - 1:00 AM
Friday
11:00 AM - 2:00 AM
Saturday
11:00 AM - 2:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Rue du Chene 5, Brussels 1000, Belgium
  • Location: Europe  >  Belgium  >  Brussels
  • Phone Number: +32 2 511 92 62
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