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'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
Reviews:
104
Ratings:
156
pDev:
6.33%
 
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Reviews by azorie:
Photo of azorie
4.9/5  rDev +7%
vibe: 5 | quality: 5 | service: 5 | selection: 5 | food: 4

We visited this place 4 times in 8 days. Needless to say It was the best bar in Brugge and the most friendly and knowledge folks working there in our month long trip to Netherlands, Belgium, and Germany. was really interesting to discuss and compare some of the best Belgium by ratings.
We had a quite interresting chat about the so called #1 beer Tappist Westvletern. I had gotten a case of the 12, and we had tasted some older stuff with some Belgium Friends, AKA we did some beer trading lol. Anyway silly story was more silly by drinking a few Rocheforts 6, 8 and 10's, but I found myself agreeing that for one thier is no #1 beer and If there is the current number has slightly dropped in quality. Anyway great place to learn aobut beer and drink beer and hang out, that said that 1.3789 dollars to EURO hurts LIKE hell. but we found this place to be reasonable price wise, allot of beer 2.5 Euro to 3.5 or 4 tops, much cheaper that most. Food was good, that they had. Great beer menu also, sadly we did see and experience a few UA's was very sad to see.

I should say it sucks when its packed with mericans, lol

I been to this place since it opened. yep 1983. we been in so many times I fell like I know half the staff. Sadly they see so many and we never stay later than 10pm ....

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Photo of emincems
4.83/5  rDev +5.5%
vibe: 4.75 | quality: 5 | service: 4.75 | selection: 4.75

Photo of JamFuel
4.94/5  rDev +7.9%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 5 | service: 5 | selection: 5

The Bruges Bear is an absolute gem, even by Bruges standards!

The place is tiny, basically a bar and a living room with some rickety seats and tables, and a bunch of knick knacks on the walls. The feel is familial and inviting, and just the right amount of quirky.

As for the beer, well, it doesn't get much better than this. Five taps with good variety, and an insane bottle list of both all the staples of Belgian beer and some amazing guest bottles. Everything is of course presented in the correct glassware and poured with flair and skill. The people who work here know, understand and care about what they serve.

Didn't try food, but the platters of cheese and cured meats looked great.

This was the highlight of my visit to Bruges, and one of the 5 best bars I've ever been in. A MUST in Bruges.

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Photo of Keene
4.9/5  rDev +7%
vibe: 4.75 | quality: 5 | service: 4.75 | selection: 5

Photo of Kmadnesss
4.55/5  rDev -0.7%
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 +2.2%
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 +9.2%
vibe: 5 | quality: 5 | service: 5 | selection: 5 | food: 5

Photo of Hammerhead79
4.84/5  rDev +5.7%
vibe: 4.75 | quality: 5 | service: 4.75 | selection: 5 | food: 4.25

Photo of Euroglot
4.21/5  rDev -8.1%
vibe: 3.75 | quality: 4.25 | service: 4.5 | selection: 4.25 | food: 3.75

Photo of albinogoudvis
4.33/5  rDev -5.5%
vibe: 4.75 | quality: 5 | service: 4.5 | selection: 4.5 | food: 1

Photo of Jwale73
4.43/5  rDev -3.3%
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%
vibe: 5 | quality: 4.75 | service: 4 | selection: 5 | food: 4

Photo of aRedLetterLife
4.73/5  rDev +3.3%
vibe: 5 | quality: 5 | service: 5 | selection: 4

Photo of jrfehon33
5/5  rDev +9.2%
vibe: 5 | quality: 5 | service: 5 | selection: 5

Photo of McMegaRad
4.5/5  rDev -1.7%
vibe: 5 | quality: 4 | service: 5 | selection: 5 | food: 3

Photo of halo3one
4.29/5  rDev -6.3%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4.25 | service: 4.5 | selection: 4.25

Photo of bostonbeans
4.68/5  rDev +2.2%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 5 | service: 4.5 | selection: 4.5 | food: 4.75

Photo of Dzu
4.76/5  rDev +3.9%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 4.75 | service: 5 | selection: 4.75 | food: 4.5

Photo of Jesstyr
4.78/5  rDev +4.4%
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 +6.1%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 5 | service: 4.75 | selection: 5 | food: 4.75

Photo of youbrewidrink
4.2/5  rDev -8.3%
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 -10.3%
vibe: 3.75 | quality: 4.25 | service: 3.75 | selection: 4.5 | food: 4

Photo of herrburgess
4.71/5  rDev +2.8%
vibe: 4.75 | quality: 4.5 | service: 5 | selection: 4.75 | food: 4.5

Photo of Sixpoint
4.67/5  rDev +2%
vibe: 4.75 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4.75 | selection: 4.75

Photo of CavemanRamblin
4.43/5  rDev -3.3%
vibe: 4.75 | quality: 4.25 | service: 4.75 | selection: 4.25 | food: 4.25

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't Brugs Beertje in Brugge, Belgium
Place rating: 4.58 out of 5 with 156 ratings
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