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À la Mort Subite

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BA SCORE
86
very good

40 Reviews
PLACE STATS
Place Score:
86
Reviews:
40
Ratings:
71
Avg:
3.77
pDev:
11.41%
 
 
Taps:
12
Bottles/Cans:
17
Cask:
N
Beer-to-Go:
N
À la Mort SubiteÀ la Mort Subite
PLACE INFO

Type: Bar, Eatery

Rue Montagne aux Herbes Potagères 7
Brussels, 1000
Belgium

+32 2 513 13 18 | map
www.alamortsubite.com

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Reviews: 40 | Ratings: 71
Reviews by mzwolinski:
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3.95/5  rDev +4.8%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4 | service: 4 | selection: 4 | food: 3.5

Roughly in between the Grand Place and Bier Circus (though closer to the former), this is one of the more charming spots to stop for a drink in Brussels. Rows of long tables greet you upon entrance, with gold-trimmed mirrors next to tasteful floral still-lifes on yellowed walls. The place has a history, and feels like it.

The beer list not bad -- around 30-40 selections. The highlight is an oude gueuze from De Keersmaeker. Waitstaff is attentive and more knowledgeable than your average restauranter about their beers, but not entirely up to beer-geek standard. Quite friendly, though, as this place draws its fair share of tourists for the atmosphere.

Some decent cheeses for snacks, as well as an assortment of jellied meats for the more adventuresome. This is a nice place for a pre-dinner drink or two.

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Photo of burnstar
4.18/5  rDev +10.9%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 4 | service: 4.5 | selection: 4 | food: 4

Very old place with some cool history and a mellow vibe. Food and beer were good. Service was very friendly to me and my family- a group of very obvious tourists from the USA. Food is good but simple. Selection is pretty solid with an assortment of Trappist beers, beers from the Mort Subite brewery (obviously), and 4 or 5 rotating selections which is pretty cool

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Photo of JBDE16
4.6/5  rDev +22%
vibe: 4.75 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4.75 | selection: 4.5

Photo of BeerOps
4.1/5  rDev +8.8%
vibe: 4.25 | quality: 4.25 | service: 4.25 | selection: 3.75 | food: 4

Photo of esktime
3.76/5  rDev -0.3%
vibe: 3.75 | quality: 4 | service: 3.75 | selection: 3.5

Photo of aRedLetterLife
4.13/5  rDev +9.5%
vibe: 5 | quality: 4 | service: 4 | selection: 4

Photo of barleywin
4.29/5  rDev +13.8%
vibe: 5 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4 | selection: 4

Photo of Gemmell
4.38/5  rDev +16.2%
vibe: 4.25 | quality: 4 | service: 5 | selection: 4.5 | food: 3.75

I was there about 1.5 years ago and it was a great place to stop in for a drink. A few beers and a meat and cheese plate. The staff was friendly to foreigners and the drink menu was decent. A great place to stop.

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Photo of Howlader
4.3/5  rDev +14.1%
vibe: 5 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4 | selection: 4 | food: 4.5

Photo of herrburgess
4.44/5  rDev +17.8%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4.5 | selection: 4.25 | food: 4.5

Photo of Sixpoint
3.89/5  rDev +3.2%
vibe: 4.25 | quality: 4 | service: 3.75 | selection: 3.75

Photo of Taillon75
4.13/5  rDev +9.5%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4 | service: 4.5 | selection: 4 | food: 4

Photo of randomNBGD
4.03/5  rDev +6.9%
vibe: 4.75 | quality: 4 | service: 4 | selection: 3.75

Photo of tazzman
3.98/5  rDev +5.6%
vibe: 4.25 | quality: 4.25 | service: 3.5 | selection: 4

Photo of srletend
3.2/5  rDev -15.1%
vibe: 3.5 | quality: 3.5 | service: 3 | selection: 3 | food: 3

Photo of djhowell
3.71/5  rDev -1.6%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 4 | service: 3.75 | selection: 3 | food: 3.75

Photo of spointon
4.16/5  rDev +10.3%
vibe: 5 | quality: 4 | service: 4 | selection: 4.25 | food: 4

Photo of parris
4.44/5  rDev +17.8%
vibe: 5 | quality: 4.75 | service: 3.75 | selection: 4.5

Photo of pat61
4.36/5  rDev +15.6%
vibe: 4.75 | quality: 4.25 | service: 4.5 | selection: 4.25 | food: 4.25

The vibe is incredible - they haven't done much to it for a century or so. they feature beer from Mort Subite but if those don't strike your fancy there are 30 or bottled and craft beers on tap. It's a nice place to stop and have a sandwich and a beer.

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Photo of hotsudge
3.78/5  rDev +0.3%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 3.75 | service: 3.5 | selection: 3.75

Photo of Wildepi
4.25/5  rDev +12.7%

Photo of NJB145
4/5  rDev +6.1%

Photo of cbnz
3.25/5  rDev -13.8%

Photo of cmrillo
4/5  rDev +6.1%

Photo of Riggsy
4.25/5  rDev +12.7%

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À la Mort Subite in Brussels, Belgium
86 out of 100 based on 40 ratings.