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Awesome place to try ANY kind of Belgium beers

Stuff very friendly and you can ask for advice. Good athmosfere with many kind of beers. If you are... read more

Reviewed 11 September 2018
Gabriel L
via mobile
Nice bar, great beer

Visited The Manuscript having been to the Ostende Beer Festival last year and wanting to enjoy a... read more

Reviewed 2 April 2018
Hopwood, United Kingdom
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11 Sep 2018
“Awesome place to try ANY kind of Belgium beers”
11 Jun 2018
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Langestraat 23, Ostend 8400, Belgium
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Reviewed 11 September 2018 via mobile

Stuff very friendly and you can ask for advice. Good athmosfere with many kind of beers. If you are in Oostende, it is a mandatory stop.

Thank Gabriel L
Reviewed 11 June 2018 via mobile

Very poor bar service which detracted from a pleasant environment. Why is it that the barman expected us to suit his order schedul

Thank pwbendall
Reviewed 9 June 2018 via mobile

Nice building, plenty of beers but grumpiest barman ever! Small group of us deciding what beers to order and the barman became aggressive if we ordered out of sequence that suited him.

Thank stuartwilcox01
Reviewed 9 June 2018 via mobile

Great bar and atmosphere with a good selection of beers. Beware the barman though and do not dare ask for a Leffe or he will start to cry and whine ! Saying it is the worst beer in the world yet he has Stella next...More

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Reviewed 2 April 2018 via mobile

Visited The Manuscript having been to the Ostende Beer Festival last year and wanting to enjoy a few glasses of Poppolou, a local beer served there. The bar was busy but we got the last table and enjoyed the music and some great beer. Plenty...More

Thank NickandAlex
Reviewed 15 June 2017 via mobile

Read about this and had to visit. Very friendly throughout. Buzzing with music and 80s heavy metalish crowd enjoying life. Good beer choice.Tap and bottles..bearded, tatooed band just arrived and now the music is bob dylan after playing. they are coming to take me away...More

1  Thank Steven30ju
Reviewed 17 February 2017

Excellent pub, with great selection of Belgium beers, both on tap and bottled. Bar has free wifi and is very toasty if like us you travel to Ostend in winter months, so toasty in fact we had to move twice from were we sitting as...More

Thank GBJ-Cookies
Reviewed 6 February 2017 via mobile

As you enter this superb authentic "brown" Belgium café you are greeted with the words BE NICE OR LEAVE etched over the door and in all honesty this is a pub that you certainly want to be nice in and you never want to leave....More

2  Thank Neil K
Reviewed 4 February 2017 via mobile

The Manuscript is an excellent café that is in Ostend that offers an excellent range of draught and bottled beers.This is a superb café that opened in 1991 and holds one of the Beertourism label café certificates and is a great café to visit for...More

Thank Stephen K
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