Belgium > Leuven
undercurrent25 (159) Barnton, England | May 1, 2012
80 AMBIANCE 5/5 SERVICE 8/10 SELECTION 10/15 FOOD 7/10 VALUE 7/10 OVERALL 17/20
Excellent surroundings, house beer is of good quality, food was generally good, would be worth another visit when I return
77ships (135) Antwerpen, Belgium | June 16, 2015
62 AMBIANCE 3/5 SERVICE 7/10 SELECTION 9/15 FOOD N/A VALUE 7/10 OVERALL 12/20
Easy to find and a short walk from the station. Rather family styled and food oriented. Customers were clearly not beer geeks. I saw a guy arrive shortly after me with his family, just like me he ordered the tasting tray, he proceeded to chug them without even getting even being explained as to which beer was which. Clearly he was a far more typical customer than me since I didnít get an explanation either as to which beer was which before I specifically asked for one. Anyway, they are one of the few brew pubs in Belgium and their own beers are clearly the main reason to come here. They were however bland, unexciting and tasted like home brews made from extracts to be honest. They were drinkable but you could definitely do without them. You could get samples of all 3 at one, price was decent. Other than that, the beer list was boring at best, usual suspects, none of the less common interesting Belgium breweries, quite a few macro options. Food looked typical, nothing vegan upon first side, cheese heavy vegetarian options appeared to be available as well as gluten free options. I didnít eat anything here. Interior was dark wooden & rather touristy, tad fake and felt a bit cellar like. Service was regular medium prized place, nothing exciting or worthwhile here. Good as a very brief stop for tickers just to scoop their beers, nothing more.
ekstedt (152) GŲteborg, Sweden | April 30, 2015| Updated May 1, 2015
64 AMBIANCE 4/5 SERVICE 7/10 SELECTION 8/15 FOOD 7/10 VALUE 7/10 OVERALL 13/20
Nice brewpub in central Leuven, pretty cosy and rustic interior. Mediocre beer selection, okay food.
Sokolov (677) Moscow, Russia | March 20, 2015
48 AMBIANCE 4/5 SERVICE 5/10 SELECTION 3/15 FOOD 5/10 VALUE 6/10 OVERALL 12/20
Good place, yet beers are nothing special. 3 brews that are a bit off from what you will expect from Belgian beers.
Wim (53) Weelde , Belgium | December 20, 2014
60 AMBIANCE 3/5 SERVICE 7/10 SELECTION 8/15 FOOD 7/10 VALUE 7/10 OVERALL 12/20
along with els Yves and benny a big brown old pub something touristy their own beer are but ordinary but ok place to go along
ShivanDragon (51) Leeuwarden, Netherlands | October 28, 2014
64 AMBIANCE 3/5 SERVICE 6/10 SELECTION 7/15 FOOD 6/10 VALUE 5/10 OVERALL 16/20
leuke locatie, redelijk toeristisch, maar ja ze hebben de ruimte er ook voor, bieren zijn niet zo bijzonder
3fourths (1444) Boulder, Colorado | October 10, 2014
50 AMBIANCE 2/5 SERVICE 5/10 SELECTION 8/15 FOOD N/A VALUE N/A OVERALL 10/20
Large space, wood paneled brown bar ambiance, packed dining floor, the mood is something like an Italian restaurant catering to tourists. Beer list was uninspiring so we didnít stay long. Call me unimpressed, but Iíd rather drink at Blauwe Kater or M.
Alengrin (76) , Belgium | September 28, 2014
70 AMBIANCE 4/5 SERVICE 8/10 SELECTION 9/15 FOOD 8/10 VALUE 7/10 OVERALL 14/20
Visited several times including last spring as a prelude to ZBF. Brown tavern, usually on the crowded side. The staff is very friendly and helpful though (understandably) not always attentive when the place is full. The asparagus "ŗ la Flamande" I had was prepared excellently but I have yet to try other dishes. My mean purpose for visiting this is to have their house beers, which are allegedly brewed at the premises and which include one of the best lagers in Belgium; the rest of the beer menu is not unteresting either, with a few beers from local micro breweries. Iíd recommend this to any beer afficionado visiting Leuven.
KnutAlbert (315) Oslo, Norway | June 12, 2014
54 AMBIANCE 4/5 SERVICE 7/10 SELECTION 5/15 FOOD 7/10 VALUE N/A OVERALL 11/20
Good food, nice atmosphere, but rather touristy. Their house beers are not up to much, there are more interesting beer places in town.
Tayeth (13) , Germany | April 27, 2014
70 AMBIANCE 4/5 SERVICE 7/10 SELECTION 12/15 FOOD 5/10 VALUE 6/10 OVERALL 12/20
JefVerstraete (109) Ghent, Belgium | March 12, 2014
58 AMBIANCE 3/5 SERVICE 7/10 SELECTION 7/15 FOOD 5/10 VALUE 6/10 OVERALL 12/20
Restaurant with a lot of tables. Food isnít fresh but microwaved. Beer menu is decent with special attention to their home beers. These are good but nothing more. Friendly staff.
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