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Delirium Café
Excellent based on 419 ratings
Type: Bar

Impasse de la Fidelite 4
Brussels, Belgium 1000 [ print map ]
02 514 44 34

Hours: Mon - Sat 10:00 AM - 4:00 AM; Sun 10:00 AM - 2:00 AM

Mayor: Smalle (9) | Taps: 27 | Bottles: 2004

Delirium Café

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Beer Available At Delirium Café (arranged by most recent)
Bebop Bohemian Beer , Mc Chouffe 96, La Chouape India Pale Ale 76, Origame Erika Saison du Brabant 85, Belgoo Luppoo 86, Les 3 Fourquets Lupulus Fructus 46, Les 3 Fourquets Lupulus Organicus 81, Van Eecke Cuvée de Watou 68, La Guillotine 75, Delirium Red 37, Oud Beersel Bersalis Tripel 57, Belgoo Arboo 66, La Charlemagne 71, L’Alchimiste Eisbock (Congelator) 83, Xingu 45, Le Naufrageur / Du Lac St-Jean La Tournée 90, St Feuillien Cuvée de Pâques 88, Broeder Jacob Double Espresso 75, Palo Alto Barley Legal Coconut Porter 86, HORALs Oude Geuze Mega Blend 99
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419 reviews for Delirium Café
 Ambiance  70%
 Service  64%
 Selection  90%
 Food  53%
 Value  72%
 Overall  75%
 Rating  90%
Rating Distribution

  AMBIANCE 5/5   SERVICE 7/10   SELECTION 15/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE 6/10   OVERALL 17/20
Bloekie  (12) , Belgium | August 8, 2009
2004 beers in it’s full catalogue is pretty impressive. We were there at around dinnertime, and we found a cosy seat where we had some rare beers at good, but not great value. I was impressed by the fact that the guys could recommend something out of the top of their head. Nice place, very touristy, but it’s Brussels, what would you expect?
  AMBIANCE 4/5   SERVICE 7/10   SELECTION 12/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE 5/10   OVERALL 15/20
Leighton  (721) London, England | August 6, 2009
Kind of a tourist trap, to be sure. But I was a tourist, so who am I kidding? I went to the place with a cute girl and we had a blast. She had the Delirium, appropriately enough, and I can’t recall what I had. Something cheap, I know that. We drank in the early afternoon and there were not many other people in the bar, so it was a nice, intimate occasion. Overall a great experience and a very decent bar.
  AMBIANCE 3/5   SERVICE 4/10   SELECTION 7/15   FOOD 1/10   VALUE 4/10   OVERALL 6/20
rizzocp  (11) , Italy | July 29, 2009
I do not understand why this bar has a star! Big menu, but not quality it’s a money factory!
BarKeeper  (14) Brussels, Belgium | July 27, 2009
If you like a noisy place, if you don’t need help to find the beer you want, if you like to go on the bar to get served, this is definitely the place you should be. They have so many beers, you will find your happiness. Unless, flee the place and go somewhere else (not so far there’s Poechenellekelder and it’s far far far better)
  AMBIANCE 3/5   SERVICE 6/10   SELECTION 15/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE 10/10   OVERALL 16/20
jrallen34  (478) Chicago, Illinois | July 8, 2009| Updated March 31, 2011
I was at the DC in June and it was a great place to go. Me and some buddies were on a beer trip extravaganza and wanted to try as many beers as possible. We found a very helpful bar man who we told to just keep bringing us different beers with 4 glasses and for two nights we slammed about 30 different beers. The selection is huge with around 2000 beers and barman are very knowledable. The biggest downside is the atmosphere which was almost like being a 30 year old at a high school. 16 year old drunk belgians are not a cool crown to hang with. If you just care about the beer selection you should go here. Re-Review My first review was filled with enthusiam of a new craft beer drinker not going to many bars. After going to this place again, my review is much lower. Yes they do have 2000 beers, but nothing especially rare. It is really smokey, way too busy, and loud. Its not a place for craft beer drinkers, more of a stop for the young crowd and a huge tourist trap. I can’t tell you how many 20 person Asian tour groups walked through in a hour. They do have a new area, the hoppy room that has American beers. I was quite impressed with their selection of beers, great for non-Americans.
  AMBIANCE 1/5   SERVICE 5/10   SELECTION 15/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE 6/10   OVERALL 16/20
zanfa11  (11) , Italy | July 5, 2009
you can’t drink and smoke in the same place. very loud, good beer selection
  AMBIANCE 2/5   SERVICE 7/10   SELECTION 10/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE 7/10   OVERALL 12/20
sebletitje  (346) Enghien, Belgium | June 29, 2009| Updated January 17, 2015
main entrance has about 20+ taps, downstairs has all the bottles. Wasn’t too busy, server was very friendly. There isn’t much atmosphere to speak of, just some music in the background. They do carry a bunch of Delirium brands but also many local beers that aren’t widely available. Prices are reasonable for Brussels. I would not call it a typical Belgian bar or even a Brussels bar, server had time to chat about the beer, but the crowd seemed to have a lot more drunk guys as time progressed in the evening. If you want a quite spot for beers in Brussels, this is not it.
  AMBIANCE 3/5   SERVICE 5/10   SELECTION 10/15   FOOD 6/10   VALUE N/A   OVERALL 17/20
andri  (11) , Denmark | June 18, 2009
the place was big enough, beers selection was quite good. there was a lot of young people not much interested in quality. the staff is not much interested in explaining beers to people
Oakes  (724) Vancouver, British Columbia | June 11, 2009
Big and loud. Huge beer list, but availability is spotty. Wasn’t too impressed, probably because it’s not very relaxing and for the size of the beer list isn’t really a beer bar.
ladnewton  (170) London, England | June 10, 2009| Updated January 18, 2010
Fascinating end to crawl on Sat 16th January in a group with a fellow reviewer. Just as heavily crowded as it always is, but for some reason it seemed slightly easier to get served than last time. Not sure if I could remember from previous visit but smoking is ALLOWED in parts of Delirium Cafe. Beer range still in 4 figures and there were a handful of "phone book" menus being passed around if you were lucky enough to see one. "Only" about 50 beers on the mass-circulated A4 single-sheet menu though. While I was chatting to a group of locals at another table from us I missed a punter being physically thrown out for lewd behaviour! And my back wasn’t turned more than 2 minutes! Anyhow it was still well worth finishing here and enjoying the lively atmosphere. Guaranteed not everyone will like this bar, but definitely go once and give it a chance to grow on you!

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