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La Bécasse

YOUR RATING = None |
BA SCORE
91
outstanding

24 Reviews
PLACE STATS
Place Score:
91
Reviews:
24
Ratings:
47
Avg:
4.09
pDev:
5.87%
 
 
Taps:
6
Bottles/Cans:
30
Cask:
Y
Beer-to-Go:
N
La BécasseLa Bécasse
PLACE INFO

Type: Bar, Eatery

Taborastraat 11
Brussels, 1000
Belgium

+32 2 511 00 06 | map
www.alabecasse.com

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Reviews: 24 | Ratings: 47
Reviews by xychromosome:
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3.65/5  rDev -10.8%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4 | service: 3 | selection: 4 | food: 3

This place is great, mainly because of how unique it is. Where else would you find a place that specializes in serving lambics by the jug-full? It's located down an alleyway off a main pedestrain street near the grand place and everytime i've gone, it's been almost empty when i arrived, but always full by the time i leave. Yes, service can be poor, but i'm not expecting great service here. i'm looking forward to some good easy-drinking lambic and maybe some snacks to perk me up. The bar itself is a work of art, lots of shiny brass and copper. They do have daily lunch/dinner specials that are pretty reasonably priced. I wouldn't come here expecting a proper sit down dinner, they are a bar first, a restaurant second.

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More User Reviews:
Photo of Shanex
3.93/5  rDev -3.9%
vibe: 4 | quality: 3.75 | service: 4 | selection: 4 | food: 4

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

Photo of Dirty25
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%

Photo of reduction
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%

Photo of cmrillo
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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Photo of kirbsicles
4/5  rDev -2.2%

Photo of MattSweatshirt
3.75/5  rDev -8.3%

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4.75/5  rDev +16.1%

Photo of the_encinitan
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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Photo of uturn
4/5  rDev -2.2%

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