Belgium > Antwerpen
fiulijn (570) Vancouver, British Columbia | August 15, 2013
56 AMBIANCE 3/5 SERVICE 5/10 SELECTION 10/15 FOOD N/A VALUE 7/10 OVERALL 10/20
Being springtime, the yard is a nice area; but I canít imagine eating in the dull high ceiling rooms during the bad season, it must feel like being the son of the servant in the past centuries. The beer list is quite extensive, for a restaurant itís definitively interesting; there are the classic, not the modern beers, but at least there are also a few lambics. The waitress didnít seem to enjoy her work.
brnandersen (76) Copenhagen, Denmark | July 29, 2013
80 AMBIANCE 5/5 SERVICE 8/10 SELECTION 11/15 FOOD 10/10 VALUE 8/10 OVERALL 16/20
Visited not for beers but for the food - the regional dishes. The rabbit cooked in Westmalle I had was excellent, and the cold cucumber soup hit the spot this warm evening. Good selection af beers on tap and a good bottle selection, even some of the hyped lambics like 3 Fonteinen was sold out until 2015 as the menu stated. Very good service from staff and the dimmed classic music in the courtyard gives this place a good ambiance. Worth a stop for beer related food, not for the selection of beers that are found better elsewhere in Antwerpen.
Brigadier (268) Clevelandish, Ohio | July 8, 2013
82 AMBIANCE 5/5 SERVICE 8/10 SELECTION 12/15 FOOD 9/10 VALUE 8/10 OVERALL 16/20
My first stop in Antwerp was here for some food and a couple of beers. While the list is not extensive youíd be hard pressed to come away without something that agrees with your palate. The prices for beer are very fair considering the location. Tucked away in a courtyard on a side street it also gives you a chance to get away from some of the hustle and bustle. If you still need a reason to come here I believe one of the beers on tap is an exclusive.
kermis (164) The Hague, Netherlands | June 22, 2013
84 AMBIANCE 5/5 SERVICE 9/10 SELECTION 10/15 FOOD 10/10 VALUE 8/10 OVERALL 18/20
Lovely place in a beautiful old building with a fantastic courtyard. Certainly my favorite place to eat in Antwerp (the beef stew is probably the best Iíve had). The beer selection isnít extensive, but thereís certainly some nice options.
savnac (285) Anchorage, Alaska | June 17, 2013
78 AMBIANCE 4/5 SERVICE 8/10 SELECTION 12/15 FOOD 8/10 VALUE 7/10 OVERALL 15/20
Went here for lunch and beers. Very nice place, oldish vibe but clean. Service was good all around. Selection of beer was excellent, great draft selection including house beers with a large bottle list. Food was very good as well, they had some lighter items also. Prices seemed fair for the selection and quality. Overall a great experience, Iíd recommend this place.
mike_77 (102) Breda, Netherlands | May 13, 2013
70 AMBIANCE 3/5 SERVICE 7/10 SELECTION 11/15 FOOD N/A VALUE 7/10 OVERALL 14/20
Reasonable selection and prices. I had De Arend Patrasche Bruin which I had only previously seen in shops. No complaints about service. Overall this is a place to go for one or two beers (for a change of scenery) when you are a regular visitor to Antwerp. If you are coming to Antwerp as a one-off then look for other options.
greenclansman (101) Nicosia, Cyprus | April 14, 2013
78 AMBIANCE 5/5 SERVICE 7/10 SELECTION 10/15 FOOD 8/10 VALUE 8/10 OVERALL 17/20
Very interesting beer restaurant with a typical belgian beer decoration. Good belgian beer selection, but unfortunately my first 3 choice were out of the menu, which is for sure something they need to take care. the food menu is not big, but my choice (rabbit cooked in westmalle beer) was really tasty. Decent prices and a very good mood. The beer service was slow and for sure the fact that i had to try my 4th option left me with a small disappointment. For sure a place to visit in Antwerp.
kraddel (147) some beerplace , Belgium | April 8, 2013
66 AMBIANCE 4/5 SERVICE 7/10 SELECTION 7/15 FOOD N/A VALUE 9/10 OVERALL 15/20
Nice people . Friendly , but do not appear to know too much of the beer they sell . Maybe i asked the wrong questions ?
The waiter and barlady both were surprised 3f vintage wasnt delivered this week . Its all out, but still written in chalk as í taste now:í do they not update in years time, or do they try to make false advertisement ?
Both couldnt answer any of my questions about the slaapmutske dryhopped or hop selection ..
On the other hand , their outside looks realy nice , they have a good ( yet not great) beerlist , with some rarities ( not much craft though) and their prices are VERY nice !
Svesse (214) Hšsselby, Sweden | February 15, 2013
72 AMBIANCE 4/5 SERVICE 8/10 SELECTION 10/15 FOOD 9/10 VALUE 8/10 OVERALL 14/20
(Visited July 2012) Nice restaurant and bar, centrally located not far from ít Antwaerps Bierhuiske. There are two levels with different rooms, and a very nice open courtyard. Swift and efficient service. Good beer selection with 8 draught beers, good but hardly exciting, and a list of bottled beers that is well selected with good beers, but not much in terms of rare beers. Very nice food. Definitely worth a visit.
JoeinDahlem (279) Berlin, Germany | November 14, 2012
76 AMBIANCE 4/5 SERVICE 7/10 SELECTION 11/15 FOOD 8/10 VALUE 6/10 OVERALL 16/20
Serious Flemish cooking, decent service, classical music, open courtyard, and about 90 beers -- not many surprises but a few lambics and plenty of 75cls for sharing. Somehow peaceful even when busy, maybe as a refuge from the well-touristed streets outside. Went with well-mayoed shrimp-stuffed tomatoes washed down by Girardin black label and never looked back.
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