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Delirium Café

Delirium CaféDelirium Café

Taps: 15 / Bottles: 2400
Cask: N / Beer-to-Go: N
BA SCORE
93
outstanding

152 Ratings
Ratings: 152
Reviews: 130
rAvg: 4.17
pDev: 11.99%
$$ - reasonable


[ Bar, Eatery ]

Impasse de la Fidélité 4
Brussels, 1000
Belgium
phone: +32 2 514 44 34

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sndrspk


3.24/5  rDev -22.3%
vibe: 2.5 | quality: 3.5 | service: 2 | selection: 4.5 | $$$

This is probably the most famous beer bar in Brussels. This comes with it's disadvantages. I wouldn't call it a 'tourist trap' directly, but it has some features of it.

Let's start on the positive side. The menu here is pretty good. All the (Belgian) beers you expect are on there. The first downside, however, is the list of prices behind the beers. Yes, this place is overpriced.

Another problem is the atmosphere. Not of the bar itself, but rather of the usual clientele, which exists of tourists and (foreign) students. Especially when the night, and the beer consumption, progresses, the atmosphere might get somewhat grim, with drunken students and tourists harassing girls or picking fights with other guys in or in front of this bar.

Some staff here is capable of informing you about your choices, but of others you expect they haven't been hired for their knowledge of beer. Finally, the service is comparable to that of most bars and restaurants in this tourist district: unfriendly, inconsiderate, and clearly not hoping for recurring visitors. If you're a tourist and want to see and taste the best Brussels has to offer, there are other beer bars to consider.

07-13-2012 15:57:11 | More by sndrspk
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janwagnerhki

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4.47/5  rDev +7.2%
vibe: 4.25 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4 | selection: 5 | $$

They offer an astonishing selection of beers downstairs from around the globle, with an impressive number of belgian draught beers (24 taps?) at the ground level including Delirium Tremens and others. Knowledgeable folks. Very crowdy and located right next to the touristic city center. An excellent place to visit, infinitely better than the nearby "beer museum"!

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Delirium Café in Brussels, Belgium
93 out of 100 based on 152 ratings.