Poechenellekelder, Brussels

Poechenellekelder, Brussels

Located right across the street from the Mannekin Pis, you'd expect to find a complete tourist trap, but thankfully that's not the case. With an amazingly quirky decor and brilliant selection of authentic Belgian beers (including an extensive festive choice) at reasonable prices, this bar is actually a favorite among locals and tourists, with food and drinks coming out non stop – be warned that you may sometimes have to wait to get a seat!

The waiters speak great English and give great recommendations, while the atmosphere is second to none. Sit inside this former puppet theatre and take in all the puppets dangling from the ceiling, as well as dozens of other items of bric-a-brac (which seems to be a Belgian thing); it's like a cross between an antique shop and an emporium! Alternatively, for good people-watching, find yourself a little table at the very snug terrace outside where you can enjoy your beer with some nice finger food.

Tip:
Inside there's a lot more seating than you'd probably think, so have a bit of a wander through both floors!

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Sight Name: Poechenellekelder
Sight Location: Brussels, Belgium (See walking tours in Brussels)
Sight Type: Food/Drink
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