Belgium > Brussels
Beer Available At In´t Spinnekopke (arranged by most recent)
DSG (47) Tel Aviv, Israel | August 19, 2008
64 AMBIANCE 3/5 SERVICE 6/10 SELECTION 10/15 FOOD N/A VALUE 7/10 OVERALL 13/20
I guess this is more a place to eat than drink. I was hoping they’re gonna have Cantillon Faro, but it seems they changed to 3 Fonteinen. I asked for the Lambik but instead they gave me the Faro. I’l give this place the benefit of the doubt because the food might be amazing, but I wasn’t so impressed by it and by the very annoying bell above the door that rings every time enters or leaves.
belgianPhilou (17) , | January 29, 2014
68 AMBIANCE 3/5 SERVICE 7/10 SELECTION 10/15 FOOD 6/10 VALUE 7/10 OVERALL 14/20
josarah (107) Hinesburg, Vermont | January 20, 2014
38 AMBIANCE 3/5 SERVICE 2/10 SELECTION 4/15 FOOD 6/10 VALUE 4/10 OVERALL 10/20
Impressive beer list, too bad they are always conviniently out of the good bottles, but have plenty of the HOUSE beer.
Food was good, but not great.
Service was awful.
turbothy (28) Bonn, Germany | November 4, 2013
80 AMBIANCE 5/5 SERVICE 9/10 SELECTION 8/15 FOOD 10/10 VALUE 8/10 OVERALL 18/20
Very cozy old restaurant. Excellent food (I had the lapin a la gueuze), beer so-so but not bad. Come here for the eating and reserve a table in advance!
fantti (73) , Finland | June 9, 2013
74 AMBIANCE 3/5 SERVICE 8/10 SELECTION 11/15 FOOD N/A VALUE 7/10 OVERALL 15/20
Visited in may 2011. Again more a restaurant, but had a nice selection of beers. Great terrace in quiet square, really get the sun.
Foffern (34) Bodř, Norway | October 7, 2012
86 AMBIANCE 4/5 SERVICE 9/10 SELECTION 13/15 FOOD 9/10 VALUE 8/10 OVERALL 17/20
A fantastic and traditional restaurant located in a quiet street area. The food is great and the portions are big, and the beermeny is the same. Many of the dishes are even cooked with beer. When sitting inside is like going back in time with the traditional looking interior. A must visit when in Brussels and you’re up for some old traditional restaurant experience. It’s anyway worth a visit for the beer meny alone.
Rastacouere (664) Montreal, Quebec | November 3, 2011
62 AMBIANCE 3/5 SERVICE 6/10 SELECTION 9/15 FOOD 9/10 VALUE 6/10 OVERALL 13/20
A short-walk from Fontainas lies this spectacularly old restaurant, the kind of which where many things are too small for modern humans. Many rooms with old mirrors and very old wooden furniture. Feeling a bit basementy, you would not necessarily feel very comfortable here with as a bunch of loud guys. Very traditional approach to cuisine and service, the waiters finishing the meals in the dining room which you don’t see anywhere nowadays. The traditional Belgian food was excellent, I had a great waterzooi. You pay a small premium for being in such an old place though. They have their own range of beers, rather typical yeasty Belgian stuff brewed in Payottenland if I understood correctly and above that, a solid list of bottles is available, probably not top 10 in Brussels though, but not quite worth pulling you in only for the list. You’d come to see the place and eat and would enjoy great beers as a bonus. Nice historical or even institutional experience, but I did not feel the same passion nor warmth than in Restobičres.
sinjoor41 (11) Antwerpen, Belgium | July 22, 2011
76 AMBIANCE 5/5 SERVICE 5/10 SELECTION 12/15 FOOD 9/10 VALUE 7/10 OVERALL 16/20
Dark but very nice place to spend some time. The food is very good, but I was disappointed how the waiter served our Cantillon gueuze. He poured it as if it was a lemonade or so. The result was a muddy coloured gueze that tasted very funky.
baxterfish (235) , England | May 15, 2011
40 AMBIANCE 4/5 SERVICE 1/10 SELECTION 2/15 FOOD 8/10 VALUE 5/10 OVERALL 13/20
My last experience here was not a particularly good one - waiter was very aloof and wouldn’t provide a beer menu, simply stated we have only bruin & blonde. I went for the bruin and happily got a St Bernard Grottenbier(I feared Leffe or Grimbergen). Food was excellent but a little pricey.
BriSava (78) , Japan | May 7, 2011
86 AMBIANCE 5/5 SERVICE 10/10 SELECTION 11/15 FOOD 9/10 VALUE 9/10 OVERALL 17/20
The food is traditional and excellent, the wait-staff is professional and knowledgeable, and the beer selection is quite good.
nate2g (688) Boomtown!, Australia | March 23, 2011
78 AMBIANCE 4/5 SERVICE 8/10 SELECTION 11/15 FOOD 9/10 VALUE 8/10 OVERALL 16/20
Inviting aromas as soon as I entered the restaurant. I had a lovely meal and the mussels in Maredsous cream sauce was delicious. 3 Fonteinen lambic on draught is the clincher. Staff were attentive, friendly and treated me well. Meal portions were moderate but filling. Fine experience and well worth visiting at least once.
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