't Brugs Beertje

BA SCORE
100
world-class

103 Reviews
't Brugs Beertje't Brugs Beertje
PLACE INFO

Type: Bar, Eatery

Kemelstraat 5
Brugge, 8000
Belgium

+32 50 33 96 16 | map
brugsbeertje.be

Notes:
Closed on Wednesday.

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PLACE STATS
Score:
100
Reviews:
103
Ratings:
154
Avg:
4.55
pDev:
5.05%
 
 
Taps:
5
Bottles/Cans:
300
Cask:
N
Beer-to-Go:
N
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Reviews: 103 | Ratings: 154
Reviews by CBA:
Photo of CBA
4.5/5  rDev -1.1%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4.5 | selection: 4.5

After visiting both De Garre and the Bear, I was left wholly depressed. Why in gods name can we not have something like either of these two places at home. The closest we've got in Canada is Volo.

Small and perfectly accomadating with more of the to the point but affable flemish service (I'll take it any day over the fawning service at home). A great place to rest after a long day walking around town. Two small gas fireplaces warm you up quickly. While I'm not a smoker I truly prefered the brown cafes to the more modern less smokey newer bars (i.e Erasmus).

Great bottle list, however the pleasure for me thoughout the whole trip was drinking from the van t' vat selection. Draft Bons Voeux, and Hommelbier were oustanding.

You could easily lose a day here. Love the fact that Belgians bring their dogs everywhere including the bar for a drink. Obviously a definite must.

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More User Reviews:
Photo of Keene
4.9/5  rDev +7.7%
vibe: 4.75 | quality: 5 | service: 4.75 | selection: 5

Photo of Kmadnesss
4.55/5  rDev 0%
vibe: 5 | quality: 5 | service: 4.25 | selection: 4.25 | food: 4.25

Great little place in a great town!

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Photo of Hu55ersfield
4.68/5  rDev +2.9%
vibe: 4.75 | quality: 4.75 | service: 5 | selection: 4.25

In case people on here haven't found out yet. Daisy is retiring and as sold the bar.

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Photo of MattMorin
5/5  rDev +9.9%
vibe: 5 | quality: 5 | service: 5 | selection: 5 | food: 5

Photo of Hammerhead79
4.84/5  rDev +6.4%
vibe: 4.75 | quality: 5 | service: 4.75 | selection: 5 | food: 4.25

Photo of Euroglot
4.21/5  rDev -7.5%
vibe: 3.75 | quality: 4.25 | service: 4.5 | selection: 4.25 | food: 3.75

Photo of albinogoudvis
4.33/5  rDev -4.8%
vibe: 4.75 | quality: 5 | service: 4.5 | selection: 4.5 | food: 1

Photo of Jwale73
4.43/5  rDev -2.6%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4.75 | selection: 4

Located on a narrow street of the main shopping street in the city - The Little Bear was my favorite place in Brugge - so sad I only hit it once due to the timing of things, but I loved the vibe and was so happy to meet Daisy who was so friendly, kind and attentive despite the place being pretty busy. The Little Bear is not a big place - basically two rooms with a small bar and small tables. Think lots of wood, a little old and a bit dank! Our party of five took over an entire corner of the backroom. Draft list was solid - nothing crazy, but better than most places in the city. Bottle list was quite good - I enjoyed some De Dolle beers and Daisy was happy to provide my family (non-beer drinkers) with some recommendations that made them all happy. Prices were the best in Brugge in my opinion. I had brought a few fresh pale ales and IPAs over from the States to gift and she kindly returned the favor by gifting me in return with a "little bear" and a pin to bring home. Generally speaking, you're not going to find the crazy draft list you would see in Brussels; however, I loved the vibe (a mix of locals, tourists and enthusiasts) and found 't Brugs Beertje to be in my top five beer bars to date. A must visit!

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Photo of BcCraft710
4.58/5  rDev +0.7%
vibe: 5 | quality: 4.75 | service: 4 | selection: 5 | food: 4

Photo of aRedLetterLife
4.73/5  rDev +4%
vibe: 5 | quality: 5 | service: 5 | selection: 4

Photo of jrfehon33
5/5  rDev +9.9%
vibe: 5 | quality: 5 | service: 5 | selection: 5

Photo of McMegaRad
4.5/5  rDev -1.1%
vibe: 5 | quality: 4 | service: 5 | selection: 5 | food: 3

Photo of halo3one
4.29/5  rDev -5.7%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4.25 | service: 4.5 | selection: 4.25

Photo of bostonbeans
4.68/5  rDev +2.9%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 5 | service: 4.5 | selection: 4.5 | food: 4.75

Photo of Dzu
4.76/5  rDev +4.6%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 4.75 | service: 5 | selection: 4.75 | food: 4.5

Photo of Jesstyr
4.78/5  rDev +5.1%
vibe: 5 | quality: 4.75 | service: 5 | selection: 4.5

This place is what grabbing a beer at a Belgium pub is all about to me. Daisy and the staff are all extremely knowledgeable and friendly. The selection is excellent, but the taps are limited (and weren't particularly exciting).

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Photo of randylangford
4.86/5  rDev +6.8%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 5 | service: 4.75 | selection: 5 | food: 4.75

Photo of youbrewidrink
4.2/5  rDev -7.7%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 4.25 | service: 4 | selection: 4.5 | food: 3.5

First stop on Brugges 2015, beer selection was great, I just wish they offered a couple of alternative styles to Belgian only offerings. I get that it's a Belgian beer bar, but I might have stayed more than 4 hours if they had a Gose or IPA palette cleanser.

Meet some awesome Britts on holiday, overall nice experience. Worth a visit!

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Photo of Whatup14
4.11/5  rDev -9.7%
vibe: 3.75 | quality: 4.25 | service: 3.75 | selection: 4.5 | food: 4

Photo of herrburgess
4.71/5  rDev +3.5%
vibe: 4.75 | quality: 4.5 | service: 5 | selection: 4.75 | food: 4.5

Photo of Sixpoint
4.67/5  rDev +2.6%
vibe: 4.75 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4.75 | selection: 4.75

Photo of CavemanRamblin
4.43/5  rDev -2.6%
vibe: 4.75 | quality: 4.25 | service: 4.75 | selection: 4.25 | food: 4.25

Photo of tazzman
4.72/5  rDev +3.7%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 4.75 | service: 4.5 | selection: 5

Photo of BenBreeg
4.55/5  rDev 0%
vibe: 4.75 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4.75 | selection: 4.75 | food: 3.5

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't Brugs Beertje in Brugge, Belgium
4.55 out of 5 based on 154 ratings.
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