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Cantillon Brewery

Rue Gheude 56, Brussels 1070, Belgium
+32 2 521 49 28
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Great for Lambic beer fans

If you are a fan of Belgian beers, and Lambic in particular, this place is a must. The tour is self... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Ola T. K
Oslo, Norway
Exceptional beer, pretentious bartender

My wife and I visited Cantillon on our trip to Brussels. It was one of the highlights, really. The... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Johnson City, Tennessee
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Discover the fabulous family brewery of the Cantillon Brewery, where Lambic, Gueuze and Kriek have been made since 1900. Also home to the Brussels museum of the Gueuze. Open from Monday till Saturday, except on Wednesday, from 10:00AM. Last entrance at 04:00PM (we close at 05:00PM)
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  • Average9%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
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Rue Gheude 56, Brussels 1070, Belgium
+32 2 521 49 28
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

If you are a fan of Belgian beers, and Lambic in particular, this place is a must. The tour is self guided but that is ok, then you get to do it at your own pace. The best part is of course the sampling of...More

Thank Ola T. K
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

My wife and I visited Cantillon on our trip to Brussels. It was one of the highlights, really. The beer, particularly the Lou Pepe varieties, are phenomenal. Be aware, these are sour beers. So if sour and fruity aren't your thing, then keep on moving....More

Thank Cisco255
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Not a conventional brewery visit. The tour itself is self-guided with a pamphlet, but it's almost better that way, as you just get to absorb the atmosphere in a 100+ year old brewery, and all of it's quirks and charm. Jean-Pierre Van Roy himself gave...More

Thank NZDamon
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Stumbled upon this after realizing our love for kriek and other sour beers whilst visiting Brussels. We visited on the morning of our departure, met by friendly staff who welcomed us and directed us to the next English tour. The tour guide was funny, expressive...More

Thank alk3ste
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Awesome family ran brewery! Small and personal !! Self guidedTour very reasonable. You get to sample 2 beers at the end with the option of buying a bottle to enjoy ! My husband loved the cute little basket it came in !!

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Yay: One of the very few places in the world doing spontaneous fermentation so it was cool to see their craft and taste some really different beers and true fruit beers made with actual fruit and not syrup (therefore complex and not cloying sweet). Personally...More

Thank TheOriginalSaraJane
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

We went here quite early ans there was not much others visiting at the moment. The self guided tour was short and ok. It was nivw to hear a little about the way this traditional beer is made. The tasting was nice. The staff was...More

Thank SiniAnn
Reviewed 30 June 2017

Their beer is not for everyone. Personally, I love this type of beer (sour) and therefore found the entire experience very interesting. FYI, their beer is world renown.

Thank Lori H
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Reviewed 22 June 2017 via mobile

Know the tricks: two days per year they are open to the public for guided tours. Other days it is a self guided tour with a booklet. UNLESS you email in advance and pay for a private tour (totally worth the 50€ guide fee). Out...More

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Reviewed 21 June 2017

It was a planned visit, we went as a whole family. It is a small self guided tour, which is short but fun.Then came the tasting (which was included in the price), we each had two. To be honest,I'm not a fan of their beer,...More

Thank olasweetmol
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2 June 2017|
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Response from HotelManGent_Belgium | Reviewed this property |
It's not the sort of neighbourhood where you would want to leave your rental car behind, even if you can find a parking spot. Try going by train. It's only a short walk from Brussels South station.
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4 April 2017|
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Response from Magali V | Property representative |
Hello, Thank you for your mail below. The individual visitors (or groups of less than 10 pers.) are welcome without appointment from Monday till Saturday (except on Wednesday) from 10h. Please note we accept the last... More
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27 February 2017|
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Response from Stian Dunseth S | Reviewed this property |
No problem! Very friendly and helpfull staff!
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