Le Poechenellekelder

Mayor: bhensonb (1) | Taps: 5 | Bottles: +120
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  • AMBIANCE 5/5
  • SERVICE 8/10
  • SELECTION 8/15
  • FOOD 8/10
  • VALUE N/A
  • OVERALL 16/20
bitter  (90) Henderson, Nevada | March 1, 2006
kook hit right on the head, this is right across from the manequin pis statue. easy to find location. with awesome decore of old puppets, wax from about 1000 candles , dried hops, with a 2nd story view. food was good bier list very average.
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  • AMBIANCE 5/5
  • SERVICE 9/10
  • SELECTION 13/15
  • FOOD N/A
  • VALUE 9/10
  • OVERALL 18/20
mixos  (88) Thessaloniki, Greece | February 10, 2014
This is my favorite place to be every time i visit Brussels. It is not only the great belgian ales you sould find over there but the whole situation just makes me totally happy.
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  • AMBIANCE 2/5
  • SERVICE 2/10
  • SELECTION 4/15
  • FOOD 4/10
  • VALUE 5/10
  • OVERALL 8/20
DeanF  (86) Alberta | September 1, 2010
Didn’t like this place. The peeing statue is in plain view of the café chairs, but that only means that it’s crowded by Asian tourists throughout the day. The service was slow, the waiters weren’t too friendly. Decent selection however, but prices weren’t too spectacular. Wouldn’t go again.
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  • AMBIANCE 4/5
  • SERVICE 8/10
  • SELECTION 13/15
  • FOOD N/A
  • VALUE 9/10
  • OVERALL 16/20
VsXsV  (86) Stockholm, Sweden | February 11, 2016
Ended up here a few times during our visit to Brussels in June 2015.

The decor is weird. Creepy ass dolls all over the place. Kind of gives the place it’s own character though. One cool thing though was the list of groups that had dressed up the Manneken Pis, dating back to the ’30s with lots of American soldiers mentioned during WWII. First time here, we sat down inside. Table service only, no orders at the bar. I had a couple of Taras Boulba and Saison IV which were both in exceptional shape. The beers were cheap as well (about €4 a pour) which was impressive considering the location right by Brussels’ most popular tourist trap. Actually forgot to look at the bottle list as we were tired after a day of ticking. Our server was attentive, efficient and even cracked a few jokes. On our second visit, we sat outside which would’ve been nicer than it was if it wasn’t for the massive amount of tourists by Manneken Pis. All in all, I’ll gladly come back and get drunk on awesome, cheap draft beer once again.
82
  • AMBIANCE 4/5
  • SERVICE 8/10
  • SELECTION 12/15
  • FOOD N/A
  • VALUE 9/10
  • OVERALL 17/20
fantti  (84) , Finland | June 9, 2013
Visited in may 2011. Cute palce beside Manneken pis and has his clothes in the bar. Good selection and nice, careless atmosphere, liked it.
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  • AMBIANCE 4/5
  • SERVICE 7/10
  • SELECTION 13/15
  • FOOD 6/10
  • VALUE 6/10
  • OVERALL 16/20
villevav  (83) , Finland | July 24, 2013
Le Poechenkelder is located on the beaten path next to the ridiculous Manneken Pis. Fortunately, it is always possible to flee the tourist masses of the terrace to the cozy and inside of the pub. The beer selection is great, especially the selection of "real" lambics is worth mentioning. This propably the best beer place in the centre of Brussels.
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  • AMBIANCE 5/5
  • SERVICE 7/10
  • SELECTION 10/15
  • FOOD N/A
  • VALUE 8/10
  • OVERALL 17/20
bjakk  (82) Skagafjordur, Iceland | April 22, 2016
Nice atmosphere, ok service, good selection of beer.
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  • AMBIANCE 5/5
  • SERVICE 7/10
  • SELECTION 14/15
  • FOOD 7/10
  • VALUE 7/10
  • OVERALL 18/20
Mooncattie  (77) Markham, Ontario | November 18, 2016
Visited July 12/15. With Tim Webb’s and Joe Stange’s "Good Beer Guide Belgium" in hand, I made this my first stop in Brussels. Lots of puppets, although I was on the second floor rather than in a cellar. First up for me was the Brasserie de la Senne tap of the week Taras Boulba, enjoyed with a spaghetti dish with ham and cheese, Tabasco, and Count Basie on the soundtrack. A second Boulba had me saying "Wow" out loud, then it was on to another tap, Lindemans Kriek, a blood-red cherry sensation. The menu lists, at my rough count, over 120 bottles beyond its 5 listed taps. A wonderful spot to visit, followed by gawking at the Manneken Pis across the street! Very highly recommended.
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  • AMBIANCE 4/5
  • SERVICE 8/10
  • SELECTION 11/15
  • FOOD N/A
  • VALUE 7/10
  • OVERALL 14/20
armando629  (77) Budapest, Hungary | January 22, 2012
Grand pub next to the Manneken Pisss. Nice selection of belgian beers, friendly stuff. If you are here lets visit.
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  • AMBIANCE 4/5
  • SERVICE 9/10
  • SELECTION 12/15
  • FOOD 7/10
  • VALUE 9/10
  • OVERALL 16/20
BladeRunnerb  (70) , Italy | January 1, 2016
Posto super comodo in pieno centro a 2 passi dal bambino che fa pipì simbolo della città . Una via di mezzo tra un ristorante e bar con una selezione molto classica per il Belgio ma che cmq rimane alta in qualità . Servizio ai tavoli pronto e gentile .
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  • AMBIANCE 5/5
  • SERVICE 8/10
  • SELECTION 12/15
  • FOOD 6/10
  • VALUE 8/10
  • OVERALL 17/20
hallinghansen  (68) Odense SV, Denmark | November 1, 2015
Cosy bar and restaurant. Friendly service, nice selection of beers, good food. The waiters absolutely know how to pour a beer. Cheap prices.

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