Charlie’s Bar

Pilestræde 33
Copenhagen, Denmark 1112
bar  4.2/5.0 106 reviews
Mo 14-00; Tu/W 12-01; Th/Fri/Sat 12-02; Sun 14-23

Mayor: Desverger (23) | Taps: 16 + 2 | Bottles: 50
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Beers At Charlie’s Bar

NameABVEntered
Ringwood Mauler3.9%4/16/2017
Adnams Broadside (Cask)4.7%4/3/2017
Crouch Vale Blackwater Mild3.7%4/3/2017
Adnams Southwold Bitter (Cask)3.7%4/1/2017
Crouch Vale Yakima Gold4.2%3/30/2017
Crouch Vale Essex Boys Bitter (Cask)3.5%3/29/2017
Crouch Vale Crackling6%3/23/2017
St. Austell Big Admiral6.7%2/20/2017
Harveys Sussex XXXX Old Ale 4.3%2/20/2017
Tiny Rebel Fugg Life4.2%2/19/2017
Westerham Family Stout4.5%2/17/2017
St. Austell Bombay Steamer East India Porter5.3%1/21/2017
Maisel & Friends Choco Porter6.5%1/14/2017
Adnams Blackshore Stout4.2%1/14/2017
Tiny Rebel Cwtch4.6%1/14/2017
Siren Ryesing Tides 7.4%1/14/2017
Harveys Christmas Ale (Cask)7.5%12/20/2016
Westons Mortimers Orchard Cider5%12/20/2016
Siren Broken Dream6.5%12/19/2016
Tiny Rebel You Snows It4.2%12/18/2016
St. Austell Chocolate Orange Stout5%12/11/2016
Fuller’s Vintage Ale 20168.5%11/27/2016
Shepherd Neame No.18 Yard Brewhouse Green Hop Ale4.2%11/20/2016
Tiny Rebel / Weird Beard Dirty Perle5.5%10/30/2016
Tiny Rebel Altered Beast5%10/28/2016
St. Austell Eureka4.9%10/27/2016
Harveys Lewes Castle (Cask)4.8%10/27/2016
Tiny Rebel Juicy4.8%10/23/2016
St. Austell / Roosters Grandview5.3%10/22/2016
Adnams Cashmere IPA4.7%10/12/2016
Thornbridge Seaforth5.9%9/13/2016
Tiny Rebel Loki4.5%9/11/2016
Tiny Rebel Gin & Juice4.5%9/5/2016
Tiny Rebel Compton Cricket Club4.5%8/21/2016
Thornbridge Jaipur5.9%8/7/2016
Thornbridge Brock4.1%7/31/2016
St. Austell Liquid Sunshine3.9%7/27/2016
St. Austell Bubble & Squeak4.9%7/27/2016
Crouch Vale Summer Drop4.2%7/23/2016
Adnams Juniper Saison4.1%7/4/2016
St. Austell Pacific Jade5.9%6/24/2016
Crouch Vale Challenger3.9%6/21/2016
Adnams Oyster Stout4.4%6/21/2016
Westerham Audit Ale6.2%6/14/2016
Adnams Jester (Cask)4.8%6/2/2016
Westerham Hop Rocket India Pale Ale (Cask)4.8%5/12/2016
Fuller’s 170th Anniversary Celebration Ale7%5/7/2016
Crouch Vale Brewers Gold4%5/7/2016
St. Austell XXXX Mild3.6%5/7/2016
Westerham 19655%5/7/2016
Westerham Single Hop Archer4.5%4/15/2016


80
  • AMBIANCE 4/5
  • SERVICE 9/10
  • SELECTION 12/15
  • FOOD N/A
  • VALUE N/A
  • OVERALL 15/20
3fourths  (1561) Boulder, Colorado | May 22, 2012| Updated December 10, 2013
impressive assortment of hand pumps and taps featuring British, German and Czech along with some Danish products. cozy and warm atmosphere in a small, friendly setting. prices high as expected. this one was worth coming back again to try more.
68
  • AMBIANCE 3/5
  • SERVICE 7/10
  • SELECTION 10/15
  • FOOD N/A
  • VALUE 5/10
  • OVERALL 14/20
Boudicca  (1195) London, England | July 5, 2011
If you’re looking for a traditional British cask ale in Copenhagen, this is the place to go. There are usually quite a few on, although when we visited on 24 May only three of the six listed were available. I think they included Crouch Vale Best Bitter and Batemans Triple XB. We fared better a few days later after the Great Baltic Adventure had passed through on its way to St Petersburg leaving 2P, Thornbridge St Petersburg and St Austell Imperial Russian Stout in its wake. It’s a small, dark place with a brick floor, the bar crammed into the centre and a bottle glass window through to the cask room at the back. The ceiling above the bar is decorated with pewter mugs; elsewhere there are beer mats and bar towels under perspex, including some of the Shepherd Neame Spitfire ones. I always forget to check whether they have my favourite: “No Fokker comes close”. Too much else to look at - there’s a large blackboard listing the beers and other drinks on offer and the walls are covered with brewery-related pictures, posters, maps and a diagram showing “Charlie’s world famous cask cooling appliance”. There are also English and Danish newspapers in a rack under the Westmalle clock by the door. The top half of the front window opens fully to create a sort of outdoor bar on the narrow pavement. Inside, seating is at four tables in the front, at the bar and in a crepuscular area at the back. They serve snacks – crisps, pork pies, beer sausages, pickled onions, pickled eggs and nuts. There are also pub games (DKK50 deposit) and free wifi. Service is usually good and friendly but not consistently so. It seems to depend on who’s in. English is the language of choice and, in addition to some interesting and friendly locals, there always seems to be at least one self-important ex-pat talking loudly and perhaps a group of brash young men, like well-behaved football hooligans, intent on demonstrating their command of four-letter words and competing to see how many times it’s possible to fit them into one short sentence. (Last visited 30 May 2011).
86
  • AMBIANCE 5/5
  • SERVICE 8/10
  • SELECTION 12/15
  • FOOD N/A
  • VALUE 7/10
  • OVERALL 18/20
Leighton  (1018) London, England | September 25, 2012
Pretty true British-style pub. Nice range of casks (really, there’s some impressive stuff to be had in here) and decent kegs, too. Pump clips adorn most of the available ceiling and wall space. Good spot. I could happily spend a bit of time in this place.
70
  • AMBIANCE 5/5
  • SERVICE 8/10
  • SELECTION 10/15
  • FOOD N/A
  • VALUE 7/10
  • OVERALL 12/20
Bryne  (744) Bryne, Norway | September 22, 2015
The best option in København if you are eager for a cask ale. A very small pub and crowded a late Friday evening. Although the pub was packed, friendly and efficient service. I only had a half pint of Westerham Vic Secret since I couldn’t find a free spot to enjoy more beers. Next time in town I will for sure visit earlier. (Visited September 18th 2015)
76
  • AMBIANCE 4/5
  • SERVICE 8/10
  • SELECTION 11/15
  • FOOD N/A
  • VALUE N/A
  • OVERALL 15/20
rosenbergh  (741) Tampere, Finland | February 18, 2010
Crowded and rather small British Pub with 5 beers on cask and some British and German beers on tap. Good service, pleasant if not over crowded and rather inexpensive for a popular Copenhagen pub.
66
  • AMBIANCE 3/5
  • SERVICE 7/10
  • SELECTION 12/15
  • FOOD N/A
  • VALUE 8/10
  • OVERALL 11/20
Rune  (740) Tromsø, Norway | April 8, 2010
A British pub with cask marque accreditation right in the middle of Copenhagen. Perfect for beer drinking while the ladies are shopping at Strøget nearby. Six British ales on cask and always some Danish and German beers on tap. They also had a few draught beers from Porterhouse in Dublin at my last visit. I like coming here, even though the pub is in need of redecoration (Visited 26.03.2010).
56
  • AMBIANCE 3/5
  • SERVICE 6/10
  • SELECTION 7/15
  • FOOD N/A
  • VALUE N/A
  • OVERALL 12/20
Rastacouere  (702) Montreal, Quebec | May 28, 2007
Small, oldish wooden bar that feels rather authentic if a bit extreme on breweriana, especially coasters. A bit pricey (say 8-9 dollars per pint), but that goes with the city. I was not very lucky with the selection when I was there, but it changes a lot and quickly. So a good place, but by the city’s standards, I don think I would be back..
78
  • AMBIANCE 3/5
  • SERVICE 7/10
  • SELECTION 13/15
  • FOOD N/A
  • VALUE N/A
  • OVERALL 16/20
fiulijn  (696) Vancouver, British Columbia | October 3, 2005
It has been the first place outside UK where I found Real Ales, so I have it "In my heart"; some cask ales are really great, the only sin is that they indulge too much on Fuller’s, and also on watery ales. Viva Crouch Vale!
54
  • AMBIANCE 3/5
  • SERVICE 4/10
  • SELECTION 5/15
  • FOOD N/A
  • VALUE N/A
  • OVERALL 15/20
gunnar  (669) Sandnes, Norway | May 29, 2010
Feels like an English neighborhood pub, with a good selection of casks. Also some beers from other european countries. Free WiFi , and fresh newspapers. A nice haven in central Copenhagen.
78
  • AMBIANCE 4/5
  • SERVICE 8/10
  • SELECTION 11/15
  • FOOD N/A
  • VALUE 7/10
  • OVERALL 16/20
gnoff  (627) Mölndal, Sweden | July 14, 2009
Visited a few times, never been dissapointed. Haven’t eaten, not sure you can. Great service, very nice regulars, always good quality cask beers. A must for me every time I visit Copenhagen.

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