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La Bécasse

Not Rated.
La BécasseLa Bécasse
BA SCORE
91
outstanding

24 Reviews
Reviews: 24
Visits: 46
Avg: 4.09
pDev: n/a
Taps: 6
Bottles: 30
Cask: Y
[ Bar, Eatery ]

Taborastraat 11
Brussels, 1000
Belgium
phone: +32 2 511 00 06 | map
www.alabecasse.com

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Reviews: 24 | Visits: 46
Reviews by BrewMaster:
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4.44/5  rDev +8.6%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4.5 | selection: 4.5

For Belgium, this place is a bit pricey. Beers on tap are around 3.50 Euros each but the Timmerman's Lamic Doux and the Timmerman's Lambicus Blanc are the reasons to be there and worth every cent. The wait staff is very friendly but not overly talkative. In typical European fashion, they leave you alone until you ask for them. The atmosphere is very nice but definately old as there is a sign over the front door proclaiming that this building was 100 years old in 1977.

I had no trouble finding this place but I wasn't really looking for it either. I was with family from the area and when we said we wanted to sit and have some good beer they immediately brought us here.

I definately recommend visiting La Becasse when in Brussels. The beer is exceptional and the environment authentic and relaxed. When we visited last week it was quite hot and Le Becasse did not have AC or any ventialtion besides the front door. Still it was a great experience and is a place I will no doubt visit again.

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More User Reviews:
Photo of barleywin
4.64/5  rDev +13.4%
vibe: 5 | quality: 4.75 | service: 4.5 | selection: 4.5

Photo of tduecen
4.78/5  rDev +16.9%
vibe: 5 | quality: 4.75 | service: 4.75 | selection: 4.75

went twice and enjoyed both experiences, they have a Lambic by Timmerans that is only sold in this location from what I understand. Place was next to a waffle shop so a bit hard to find, but right there by Grand Place.

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Photo of herrburgess
4.33/5  rDev +5.9%
vibe: 5 | quality: 4.5 | service: 3.75 | selection: 4.25 | food: 4.75

Photo of CavemanRamblin
3.79/5  rDev -7.3%
vibe: 4.25 | quality: 3.75 | service: 4 | selection: 3.25 | food: 4.25

Photo of djhowell
3.95/5  rDev -3.4%
vibe: 4.75 | quality: 4 | service: 4 | selection: 3.5 | food: 4

Photo of dabone
4.15/5  rDev +1.5%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4.5 | service: 3.75 | selection: 4.25 | food: 4

Photo of ninkasibrew
4/5  rDev -2.2%
vibe: 3.75 | quality: 4 | service: 4.25 | selection: 3.75 | food: 4.25

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3.99/5  rDev -2.4%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 4 | service: 4 | selection: 3.75

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4.5/5  rDev +10%

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4/5  rDev -2.2%

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4/5  rDev -2.2%

Photo of Goalcam
4/5  rDev -2.2%

More of an experience as it's the oldest bar in Brussels. Really hard to find since it's hidden in the center of the city. Love the old fashioned attire inside and traditional Belgian fare. Wish the beer selection was better. They seem to focus on Timmerman's lambics.

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4.25/5  rDev +3.9%

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4.25/5  rDev +3.9%

Photo of wisrarebeer
4.26/5  rDev +4.2%
vibe: 4.75 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4.25 | selection: 3.75

Stopped by with PurpleCloud on our tour of Belgium and had an enjoyable time at this classic cafe. The feel and look was definitely the real deal. A must visit in Brussels.

Entered via a tiny alleyway. Lively but very manageable and definitely wasn't a tourist trap.

Waitstaff wore traditional garb that was very interesting.

I had Timmermans kriek (8.10 euros) while PurpleCloud ordered gueuze (10.40 euros). We both preferred the gueuze over the kriek.

Both beers were served in traditional ceramic crocks.

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4/5  rDev -2.2%

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3.75/5  rDev -8.3%

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4.75/5  rDev +16.1%

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5/5  rDev +22.2%

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3.75/5  rDev -8.3%

Photo of Stevenwings
4.75/5  rDev +16.1%

Photo of GJ40
3.96/5  rDev -3.2%
vibe: 4.25 | quality: 4 | service: 3.75 | selection: 4 | food: 4

We stopped in based on BA reviews. This is a great little local place that seems unspoiled by tourist activity. The crowd seemed to be entirely locals. I had a Rochefort 8 and we split a mixed appetizer plate. Both were great. I felt a little out of place not speaking French but it wouldn't stop me from going back. Well worth a visit.

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4/5  rDev -2.2%

Photo of Sparky44
4/5  rDev -2.2%

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La Bécasse in Brussels, Belgium
91 out of 100 based on 24 ratings.