Outdoor and indoor service. Modern indoor rooms with a lot of light coming in. Young clientel. Staff friendly and quick. 7 taps with macros. Lot of bottled beers. Did not count them. Snacks available at fair prices. Cosy, nice.
Went here before bierfestival dijleschuimers. Had heard great things. The beer is a concept-bar, its specializes in beers and burgers, and is the cafeteria to the museum. The selection was suprisingly small given the things I heard about it. But there were several nice offerings. the menu is hard-to-read at first ( its a card full of text and arrows ) but once you see where they go to with this, it’s one of the most self-explanatory menu’s I’ve seen to date. Because of the beerfestival, both owners were out, and I was being served by a young woman, who excused herself for not being able to give more info. She did a very good job though, given the circumstances, and was friendly enough to share info on the ongoing beerfestival when seeing my intrest towards beers. With a menu like this, no real additional info was needed, and the abscence of service in pouring the beers, was completely forgiven. The prices are to the high side, but agreeable for the location. To sum it all up, I had a pretty nice time here, and will return when in leuven to see the place when the owners are working.
Excellent beer selection, honest food, passionate owners and well trained staff. Guest list is ever rotating and always has a few surprises. Beer events on a regular basis.
Calm atmosphere so don’t hesitate to bring your kids.
Visited on a monday for a late lunch and a couple of beers. This café is part of a museum, which reflects in the rather modern ambiance and style of the place. Selection was a pleasant surprise, besides a pretty good number of Belgian classic and craft beers there is a constantly rotating menu of international guest beers. Owner seemed a bit of a beergeek, but the other employees were not very quick to notice my empty glass. Had a nicely prepared burger here. If I ever find myself in Leuven again, I will definitely stop by for some more beers.
erickok (258) Leuven, Belgium | August 16, 2015| Updated December 17, 2015
It’s not the first museum café that is surprisingly modern and tasty in both food and drinks, but this is surprisingly possibly the best place in Leuven to drink beer, of you are looking for craft. Relaxed modern atmosphere, very quite but certainly not impersonal. Good list of Belgians (regional and the better mid sized ones) plus always a bunch of guest beers from craft and regional brewers. Burgers are original but don’t feel very home-made, strangly. Go for the nonstandard ones. Prices are very decent to high, especially for Leuven. I will be back here for sure!
Small bar, inside the Leuven museum. Run by a guy that’s very passionate about his beer selection, I like that. Bottle selection with the usual Belgians and guest list with some more interesting international beers. Nice place.
Visited V and IX/2015. The chilly/stylish modern museum resto atmosphere does not immediately betray the beer menu behind its counter, only a blackboard hinting at the rotating local draughts and import bottles on offer, while the official website quoted here is down, replaced by a spartan Facebook page: yes, this typical Belgian technique of auto-obscurification cannot hide the obvious quality of this place, well-known among locals and their outstandingly catered selection. Good service. Rotating UK selection: this was the place I first got hold of The Kernel’s Oak Aged Biere de Table at a fair price. Always worth dropping in, as it offers more surprises than the 2000+ Belgian-only beer behemoth a few streets further into the centre.