Belgium > Antwerpen
Beer Available At Den Engel (arranged by most recent)
baxterfish (255) , England | August 11, 2015
76 AMBIANCE 5/5 SERVICE 7/10 SELECTION 8/15 FOOD N/A VALUE 7/10 OVERALL 18/20
The classic cafe on the Grote markt with fantastic atmosphere and good service. Smallish but adequate beer list . The perfect place for a Bolleke.
I assume it was the owner of the Ben Bengel next door who changed the name of this entry to Den Bengel. That café is of little interest and not worth visiting and interfering with the ratings of rival establishments is plain wrong. So make sure to visit DEN ENGEL and avoid BEN BENGEL.
vipinvelp (281) Velp, Netherlands | July 9, 2015
40 AMBIANCE 3/5 SERVICE 4/10 SELECTION 7/15 FOOD N/A VALUE 6/10 OVERALL 6/20
Typical big tourist pub at Antwerp,s main square. Nothing special on the list, had ,y favorite Moeder Overste. Servicde is whar one can expect at this location.
ferryman72 (4) , Norway | June 29, 2015
80 AMBIANCE 4/5 SERVICE 7/10 SELECTION 11/15 FOOD N/A VALUE 6/10 OVERALL 18/20
You can say what you want, people. The authenticity, location and the tapped De Koninck, makes this bar a winner.
Alengrin (89) , Belgium | February 26, 2015
48 AMBIANCE 3/5 SERVICE 6/10 SELECTION 4/15 FOOD N/A VALUE 5/10 OVERALL 11/20
Well-known pub in the old centre of Antwerp. Attracts lots of tourists. Beer list is basic: your classic ’bolleke’ De Koninck from tap, some trappists... The most interesting I found here (years ago) was a Westmalle Dubbel of a few years old which had matured gracefully. Otherwise: not really an interesting place for those visiting Antwerp for the beer.
Migmar (13) Espoo, Finland | November 23, 2013
40 AMBIANCE 2/5 SERVICE 4/10 SELECTION 5/15 FOOD N/A VALUE 5/10 OVERALL 9/20
Central location, so very crowded. Not very good selection. An average touristy spot in Antwerp. Preferable to sit outside and admire the view.
ShivanDragon (55) Leeuwarden, Netherlands | November 15, 2013
36 AMBIANCE 2/5 SERVICE 4/10 SELECTION 3/15 FOOD N/A VALUE 4/10 OVERALL 9/20
not a bar for a beer lover. short list of beers. ambiance isn’t that great either.
manfield (18) , | October 28, 2013
66 AMBIANCE 4/5 SERVICE 7/10 SELECTION 9/15 FOOD 4/10 VALUE 6/10 OVERALL 13/20
kraddel (206) some beerplace , Belgium | April 8, 2013
14 AMBIANCE 1/5 SERVICE 1/10 SELECTION 2/15 FOOD N/A VALUE 7/10 OVERALL 3/20
Holy SHIT never in my life , have i seen someone working in a bar , this extreme of an ashole ! Appearently , if you ask their only decent beer ( orval ) ypure a joke to him , he starts calling you crazy , laughs at your face , and starts to do REALY anoying . Prices are good , beerlist is weak . Openinghours are good , but if you enter somewhat late ( even tjough its still full ) you cant , appearently , ask ANYTHING
Dude , if i acted like this at my bar , theyd kick me out in seconds , and with reason ..
Martinus (189) Baarle-Nassau, Netherlands | November 13, 2012
46 AMBIANCE 3/5 SERVICE 5/10 SELECTION 6/15 FOOD N/A VALUE N/A OVERALL 9/20
Nice central location, especially popular (it seems) when weather is good and the sun is on the outside seating.
Beer list is rather short and just features some classics.
Good place to enjoy the scenery and people, the typical ’bolleke’ is good and fresh, but don’t expect too much in the sense of beer or service.
Leighton (793) London, England | October 7, 2012
60 AMBIANCE 4/5 SERVICE 7/10 SELECTION 7/15 FOOD N/A VALUE 7/10 OVERALL 12/20
You won’t find a more beautiful city setting for a bar. Set upon a large square, this pub sits across from a majestic cathedral with a large and lovely fountain standing in between. That said, the beer range here is very uninspiring. I ordered the "gueuze" from the menu (it wasn’t branded on the menu), which turned out to be a Belle-Vue, which in turn turned out to be a rather vulgar example of the gueuze style. There were plenty of other classic if very basic beers on offer. So, bottom line, this bar is in a fantastic location and it’s a great place to sit and have a beer. Unfortunately, the beers to be had are lousy. Good prices, incidentally. Anyway, it’s worth it to stop here for one drink, just to sit on the square and observe your surroundings.
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