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Cantillon Brewery

Rue Gheude 56, Brussels 1070, Belgium
+32 2 521 49 28
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Lambic Heaven, shame about the beer traders.

Knowing my love of lambic beers, my wife planned a weekend trip to Brussels for our wedding... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
David F
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Carlton Colville, United Kingdom
Not to everyone's taste

.. as evidenced with the faces pulled when some tried their sour beers but it is an institutions in... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
david n
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Manchester, United Kingdom
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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)
  • Excellent59%
  • Very good28%
  • Average9%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
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“self guided tour” (122 reviews)
“lambic beer” (38 reviews)
“brewing process” (25 reviews)
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Hours Today: 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Suggested Duration: < 1 hour
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Rue Gheude 56, Brussels 1070, Belgium
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+32 2 521 49 28
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Reviewed 5 days ago

Knowing my love of lambic beers, my wife planned a weekend trip to Brussels for our wedding anniversary as a special treat and this was focused around a visit to Cantillon brewery. An amazing experience as it was a rare occasion when the brewery opened...More

Thank David F
Reviewed 1 week ago

.. as evidenced with the faces pulled when some tried their sour beers but it is an institutions in this part of the world. It is a unique place where you get a self-guided tour & a glass of Lambic beer at the end. Nice...More

Thank david n
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We had a brewery tour on our to do list as soon as we booked our Brussels trip. We weren't disappointed with this family run brewery. Only reason it didn't get five stars is that it was a self guided tour and I prefer a...More

Thank Carararara
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

If you have an even remote interest in lambics, krieks and sours then this is a place to visit. This was my third visit and I realised I’d never reviewed it before. We were lucky yesterday to see them actively brewing. The smell was incredible....More

Thank Zoeonpop
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

An ok place. I have been on many brewery tours, and this was self-guided. Staff were friendly enough, apart from the guy at the bar who could use some lessons in manners - they don't cost anything mate. The Lambic beer was not our 'cup...More

Thank Doughnut00
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Have to take off a star because of the barman lol. He wasn't as bad as some reviewers experienced...but ya he is a jerk. I didn't recognize "nath" and asked what style it was (keep in mind there was nobody behind me and it was...More

Thank jogalia
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I am not a devotee of beer consumption but I have to say that my experience at Cantillon Brewery was a fun and interesting experience. I was in Brussels for work with a colleague who does know a thing or two about beer and suggested...More

Thank Nathan076
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My husband and I spent a week in Brussels so we spent a few days here. The first day we arrived in time to do a walk through tour. They were bottling that day so the last two steps we couldn't walk through, but we...More

1  Thank tigg189074
Reviewed 5 October 2017

This was one of the main stops on our 5 day beer pilgrimage to Belgium. It was very very interesting to look around the brewery. Bar service wasn't great from the chap with the ponytail but I imagine they keep him out back in the...More

Thank DanWye
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Reviewed 4 October 2017 via mobile

After a short introduction by a member of staff you are given a booklet and do a self guided tour of the brewery. It was interesting to look at how they made the beer and was a good way to while away an hour or...More

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Margaret D
30 October 2017|
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Response from sprokkitt | Reviewed this property |
We walked - It is a bit off the beaten path. You could Uber or taxi though. If i remember correctly, there is a hop on hop off stop fairly near the brewery. Definitely worth the effort!
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luxxy100
21 October 2017|
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Response from Magali V | Property representative |
Hello, Thank you for your message below. For the brewing session on Saturday 11th November 2017, you do not need to sign up, except if you come with more than 15 people. Then, please confirm your booking by sending an email... More
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pvcnco
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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