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Belgique Gourmande
Above Average based on 11 ratings
Type: Beer Store

Rue de líEtuve 49
Brussels, Belgium 1000 [ print map ]
02 513 58 30

Belgique Gourmande

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11 reviews for Belgique Gourmande
 Ambiance  51%
 Service  47%
 Selection  52%
 Food N/A 
 Value  35%
 Overall  40%
 Rating  57%
Rating Distribution

  AMBIANCE 4/5   SERVICE 5/10   SELECTION 10/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE 6/10   OVERALL 10/20
JStax  (275) Devola/Marietta, Ohio | November 27, 2015
Visited in May 2015. Located in the more touristy part of Brussels, but this one actually had more reasonable prices. Beers line both sides of the narrow store. They also sell chocolate and some other foods that I didnt pay a lot of attention to. I bought a few bottles here and left happy. I would stop in here again. Of note, the selection was not as large as some of the other shops, but there was plenty of interest and the pricing is what made me happy.
  AMBIANCE 2/5   SERVICE 2/10   SELECTION 3/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE 2/10   OVERALL 3/20
Dedollewaitor  (390) Odense, Denmark | October 11, 2015
Tourist rip off like most in the center. Shouldnt be on here...
Countbeer  (248) Best of E-Town mit 2 Brauhausen, Netherlands | July 13, 2015
Tourist trap! Thereís way better beer stores in Brussels centre! I have seen beers here that are sold under an euro elsewhere and where between 4 and 5 euro here! Says enough! Even selling beers that lost beer under the cap and made a sticky substance on the neck of the bottle! Move on!
  AMBIANCE 3/5   SERVICE 5/10   SELECTION 9/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE 3/10   OVERALL 8/20
MarkoNm  (107) Novo mesto, Slovenia | May 2, 2015
Located right next to teh Mannekken Pis. A toursity place with a substantial selection, but also with prices over the top. Check it out, see what you like and buy it somewhere else.
  AMBIANCE 3/5   SERVICE 4/10   SELECTION 8/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE 2/10   OVERALL 9/20
JulienHuxley  (361) Trois-RiviŤres, Quebec | January 31, 2015
Very fancy, well lit and well cured store, which screams total tourist trap considering its emplacement, near manneken pis between 4 or 5 fancy chain chocolate stores. Selection includes the usual suspects, at high prices. completely useless to visit.
  AMBIANCE 3/5   SERVICE 8/10   SELECTION 10/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE 6/10   OVERALL 10/20
BeerandBlues2  (846) San Diego, California | January 26, 2015
There are a few of these shops around the main tourist district, this one being fairly close to Mannekin Pis. The selection is pretty standard Belgian beers and quite high prices, especially for Westvletern 12, a full 6 Euro higher than most.
  AMBIANCE 1/5   SERVICE 5/10   SELECTION 9/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE 1/10   OVERALL 8/20
Camons  (352) Hasselager, Denmark | July 29, 2014
Bottle shop just over the street from Manneken Pis statue. About 200 standard belgium beer, but at absurd prices. Some of the beers i picked up in other places earlier on the tour have a 100% markup here. Totally a tourist trap
  AMBIANCE 3/5   SERVICE 6/10   SELECTION 10/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE 4/10   OVERALL 13/20
t0rin0  (1511) Do Not Resuscitate, California | December 4, 2013
Visited October 2012.

This is in the same intersection as the Manneken Pis statue kitty corner from Le Poechenellekelder so you get two place ticks, some good beer, some good chocolate, and to see the tourists swarming the statue all in one intersection. What could possibly be wrong with that? Well the prices for one. This is a touristy gift shop, not really a high end bottle shop. I guess itís good that your local schmuck can grab a bottle of Cantillon gueuze not knowing what it is but theyíll do it at 50% more than you could get it for at the brewery and also not climate controlled. I wonít hate on the place as much as the previous raters since I think itís great that some better beer is presented to travelers that may not know anything about it but I certainly wonít be shopping here. You can also get trinkets, chocolates, and glasses here if you need a quick gift for someone.
  AMBIANCE 3/5   SERVICE 5/10   SELECTION 6/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE 3/10   OVERALL 5/20
77ships  (151) Antwerpen, Belgium | October 29, 2013| Updated November 24, 2013
This is a tourist trap, I think that most beer geeks will avoid places like that. Prices are high, little interesting stuff to be found here, you know the drill. Yes there is some loonís & whatever here but I think most beer geeks will just swing by Cantillon or a finer establishment. I think people in general are more than acquainted with this kinds of places and what they represent.
  AMBIANCE 1/5   SERVICE 3/10   SELECTION 4/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE 3/10   OVERALL 5/20
sebletitje  (355) Enghien, Belgium | September 15, 2013
Totally pointless to be entered on RB. Big touristy chain overpriced at best. All the stores are ideally located in main tourist spots with big names having the best deal. Expect nothing good especially from a store located next to Manneken Pis, that whole street is a trap. Priority is to sell, and not to advise you on beer or make recommendations.

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