Belgium > Turnhout
Benzai (99) Oirschot, THE NETHERLANDS, Netherlands | April 14, 2013
82 AMBIANCE 5/5 SERVICE 8/10 SELECTION 12/15 FOOD N/A VALUE 8/10 OVERALL 16/20
Very cozy authentic beerbar in Turnhout. Friendly staff, lots of choice. Authentic warm brown interior. Worth a visit.
sic1314 (281) Leiden, Netherlands | October 7, 2012
78 AMBIANCE 4/5 SERVICE 8/10 SELECTION 12/15 FOOD N/A VALUE 7/10 OVERALL 15/20
Superb little bar, great bottled list - especially the geueze/lambic choice.
loeki (10) , Belgium | February 5, 2012
80 AMBIANCE 4/5 SERVICE 8/10 SELECTION 12/15 FOOD 8/10 VALUE 8/10 OVERALL 16/20
Martinus (131) Nijmegen, Netherlands | November 13, 2011
86 AMBIANCE 4/5 SERVICE 9/10 SELECTION 13/15 FOOD N/A VALUE 8/10 OVERALL 17/20
Visited on a Sunday afternoon.
Great beer list, with some specials especially brewed to the specifications of the owner. Unfortunately a few beers on the list werenít available today, but the rest of the beer list and the friendly owner made up for it easily.
Nice atmosphere, very cosy, and quite close to the central square in Turnhout.
Rastacouere (651) Montreal, Quebec | November 8, 2011
84 AMBIANCE 5/5 SERVICE 7/10 SELECTION 13/15 FOOD N/A VALUE 8/10 OVERALL 17/20
Perhaps the epitome of the Belgian brown cafť, the original Spuyten Duyvil sits a few blocks down from the main Turnhout square. On a weekday afternoon, less than 10 people were in that place that can probably fit around 70. Beautiful wooden furniture and atmospheric brick walls all around. No one spoke English in the whole bar, but we understood that they had exclusive ales, one of which was the excellently dry and hoppy Liene. Besides the rather generic 5-10 taps, the Belgian bottle list probably hovers around 300 with no weaknesses. We had a De Cam Kriek and a Rodenbach Vintage, not stuff you see everywhere. Put this place in Brussels and it would have one of the best bottle selection in town, but there is not a whole lot that canít be found in beer stores, so making a specific detour may not be completely essential. Iím very glad I passed by though.
madthom8 (120) West Flanders, Belgium | January 31, 2010
88 AMBIANCE 4/5 SERVICE 8/10 SELECTION 14/15 FOOD N/A VALUE N/A OVERALL 18/20
Visited October 2009. We came in just after the 2pm opening so the place was empty. Pleasant, homely atmosphere. We were served by the friendly, knowledgeable landlord. I had three beers that Iíd never heard of before. There is a house cat.
Ober (57) Bommelerwaard, Netherlands | July 8, 2008
86 AMBIANCE 4/5 SERVICE 9/10 SELECTION 12/15 FOOD N/A VALUE N/A OVERALL 18/20
A small great bar in Turnhout, with all kinds of beer. Even when you ask, there are special ones. Iíve bin there twice, but there wil be a lot more times in the future.
Yves (17) Turnhout, Belgium | January 13, 2008
68 AMBIANCE 4/5 SERVICE 8/10 SELECTION 9/15 FOOD N/A VALUE N/A OVERALL 13/20
A small bar in Turnhout. Cosy atmosphere. We come ther regularly, good service, nice selection of beers.
BartC (31) Lichtaart, Belgium | July 31, 2007
86 AMBIANCE 4/5 SERVICE 9/10 SELECTION 13/15 FOOD N/A VALUE N/A OVERALL 17/20
Very nice small bar. Like mentioned by the other raters they have an excellent Lambic list. Every month some new beers are presented.
Jerre (70) Waregem, Belgium | July 25, 2007
88 AMBIANCE 4/5 SERVICE 9/10 SELECTION 13/15 FOOD N/A VALUE N/A OVERALL 18/20
Very good beer list ! Little but nice terras, good service, we come back here !
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