Belgium > Beersel
Beer Available At 3 Fonteinen Restaurant (arranged by most recent)
3 Fonteinen Faro 96, 3 Fonteinen Kriekenlambik 99, 3 Fonteinen Intense Red Oude Kriek 100, 3 Fonteinen Golden Doesjel 99, 3 Fonteinen Beersel Blond 65, 3 Fonteinen Oude Lambik 98, 3 Fonteinen Beersel Lager 59, 3 Fonteinen Oude Geuze 100, 3 Fonteinen Hommage 100, 3 Fonteinen Oude Geuze 1998 (50th Anniversary) 100, 3 Fonteinen Oude Kriek 99, 3 Fonteinen Oude Geuze Golden Blend 100, 3 Fonteinen J & J Oude Geuze Roze 100, 3 Fonteinen Jonge Lambik 95
Mathieu87 (128) Ganshoren, Belgium | February 19, 2014
78 AMBIANCE 4/5 SERVICE 9/10 SELECTION 10/15 FOOD 7/10 VALUE 8/10 OVERALL 16/20
3F Oude Geuze 1999 for only 39 euros They used to have the first batch of Hommage as well, but now theyíre only selling the new batch. Not the biggest selection of beers, but this is a really nice cosy place to have lunch.
Schotsie (18) Brussels, Belgium | February 19, 2014
80 AMBIANCE 4/5 SERVICE 9/10 SELECTION 12/15 FOOD 8/10 VALUE 7/10 OVERALL 15/20
MrHangover (62) Den Haag, Netherlands | January 7, 2014
76 AMBIANCE 3/5 SERVICE 8/10 SELECTION 11/15 FOOD 8/10 VALUE 8/10 OVERALL 16/20
Visited here on during the Epic Belgian Beerrun in January 2014, right after shopping in the shop. Big, wide restaurant with a lot of tables but not so many guests. Despite that it was quite, it still took quite some time to get attended. Beerwise selection is not big. Only their own beers, some available in different vintages. We had a í97 Oude Geuze, which was terrific. Food was okay, typical Belgian cuisine. It really misses some beery ambiance.
skortila (161) Baarn, Netherlands | December 31, 2013
68 AMBIANCE 3/5 SERVICE 8/10 SELECTION 10/15 FOOD 6/10 VALUE 6/10 OVERALL 13/20
Ok place, has a nice selection of 3 Fonteinen. Food is okay, nothing special. Staff friendly and helpfull. Does not really breath geuze like the brewery and store.
JulienHuxley (271) Hilversum, Netherlands | December 21, 2013
80 AMBIANCE 3/5 SERVICE 8/10 SELECTION 14/15 FOOD 8/10 VALUE 6/10 OVERALL 15/20
Visited after visiting the brewery, stopped for lunch. Had some pretty tasty rabbit, with some nice Drie Fonteinen beers (Hommage and lambic). The service was very curteous, I liked the inner feel of the place. They had a nice selection of 3F beers with 1997 vintage gueuze topping the list. The prices were a little steep, but once you factor that tax and tip are included, it wasnít that bad. Iíd probably stop by here everytime Iím in town, though maybe not always to eat.
t0rin0 (1383) Do Not Resuscitate, California | November 8, 2013
78 AMBIANCE 4/5 SERVICE 7/10 SELECTION 11/15 FOOD N/A VALUE 6/10 OVERALL 17/20
Visited in October 2012.
I was very excited to come to see where the best gueuze in the world is made. Actually we didnít really get to see the brewery, but rather we just went into the gift shop and then over to the restaurant to try some beer. The restaurant wasnít serving food at the time since it was between lunch and dinner. They do serve beer during those times however. Apparently if you ask they have older bottles of the oude gueuze available to drink there as well as things like Hommage. We didnít do any of that. Instead we tried the lambic and what ever vintage of gueuze they had. I have to say, while itís great getting the amazing beer at the source, Iím not sure Iíd rank this place so highly. The town is nice and parking is easy, and itís close to Beersel, but I canít see myself spending a lot of time at this restaurant. Iíd be more likely to raid the gift shop.
beeroverwithme (147) TÝnsberg, Norway | September 29, 2013
76 AMBIANCE 3/5 SERVICE 5/10 SELECTION 13/15 FOOD 4/10 VALUE 6/10 OVERALL 17/20
The place to go for 3 Fonteinen beers. They usually offer lambic, kriek and faro from cask plus dozens of geuze. Itís a bit noisy and service can be slow, but the sour ales are amazing! They still offer some good old ones, such as 1997 Oude Geuze and the 2007 Hommage. Visited: 2013-09-29
KyotoLefty (484) Kyoto, Japan | September 9, 2013
70 AMBIANCE 4/5 SERVICE 7/10 SELECTION 12/15 FOOD N/A VALUE N/A OVERALL 12/20
We stopped for lunch during the brewery celebration. Food was good, but it isnít cheap. Not much was available on tap--they even wouldnít serve me the faro, until I found out that they only had a little which they needed for the kitchen. Then they gave me some to try. I hear they have a great vintage list with fair prices, but we didnít see it. Note: seems they close from 15:00 until dinner. Not sure if it is every day, but they did when we went.
PatrickGav (15) , | August 20, 2013
100 AMBIANCE 5/5 SERVICE 10/10 SELECTION 15/15 FOOD 10/10 VALUE 10/10 OVERALL 20/20
Oude Kriek on cask was sublime
rood (2) Borgerhout, Belgium | August 12, 2013
26 AMBIANCE 1/5 SERVICE 4/10 SELECTION 4/15 FOOD 4/10 VALUE 2/10 OVERALL 4/20
Really, four stars out of five? I donít get the hype. Food is very poor & beer prices are outrageous. If you want to pay 40Ä for a bottle of Hommage, then go ahead. The only interesting thing is 3F Lambic, 10Ä for 75cl. Cheapest thing on the menu. Bread (two slices) & patť: 12Ä.
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