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good service, there is besides the bar & restaurant a nice shop to buy the famous beer and other... read more

Reviewed 16 January 2019
kortrijk - Belgium
Great Beer , lovely ice cream and sandwiches

If you are in the Flanders region this is a great place to have lovely local beer and sandwiches... read more

Reviewed 27 November 2018
Amy M
Evanston, Illinois
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Reviewed 16 January 2019

good service, there is besides the bar & restaurant a nice shop to buy the famous beer and other small gifts.

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank miriam099
Reviewed 27 November 2018

If you are in the Flanders region this is a great place to have lovely local beer and sandwiches. There is a gift shop here were you can purchase beer to take away but has limited selection

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Amy M
Reviewed 27 October 2018 via mobile

On this my third visit to Belgium and being a craft beer enthusiast from the U.S. I was fortunate to make a pilgrimage to one of the centers of the beer universe, Sint Sixtus Abbey of Westvleteren, Vleteren, Belgium. Our visit occurred towards the end...More

Date of experience: October 2018
2  Thank Meander241944
Reviewed 21 October 2018

This time it took 150 phone calls to reserve our 2 crates of westvleteren 12. You must have plenty of patience Have to say well worth it. We were lucky that after collecting our beer we visited the shop. They were selling Westvleteren 5 so...More

Date of experience: October 2018
1  Thank angelaruby
Reviewed 22 July 2018

This was my third visit, first on my own, so I devoted time to people watching. Sign posting is getting better to get there ….. leave crumbs to find your way back! It is difficult to believe that you are not driving into a someone's...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Beverley H
Reviewed 29 June 2018

Being avid cyclists we have been to hundreds of cafes and sampled a fair few European beers - so based on reviews here we were really looking forward to visiting this particular part of Belgium. We sat down - waiter rushed around tables and eventually...More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank Paul T
Reviewed 21 June 2018 via mobile

Re-visited this hallowed establishment almost exactly three years to the day after my prior visit, this time with the same friend I went with last time plus two Uruguayan pals who were very excited to join. The drive to the Abbey is enjoyable, and arrival...More

Date of experience: June 2018
1  Thank stevenm00001
Reviewed 25 April 2018

What can I say..............Anyone who is a beer bore (like me lol) has heard of Westvleteren 12 so we detoured on the way to Ypres to buy a case.We arrive at about 13.30 so the beer from the Abbey had not that long been delivered...More

Date of experience: March 2018
2  Thank CambsAdamski
Reviewed 2 March 2018

We were lucky enough to be able to attend the afternoon prayer inside the abbey. This is not usually possible unless you know someone. On top of that, we were lucky enough to get through on their beer line and purchase two cases of the...More

Date of experience: February 2018
Thank SDEMT6
Reviewed 8 November 2017

My daughter loves the beer made here, so when we are in Belgium we stop off, I love the cafe attached and so does my husband, he likes the beer ice cream, I love the cheese and pate, you have to get here early to...More

Date of experience: August 2017
2  Thank ElaineShaw62
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8 June 2018|
Response from Anna A |
Zal cafe de Vrede open zijn op 1 nov?
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18 May 2018|
Response from CambsAdamski | Reviewed this property |
I don't think there is anywhere to stay and I can't imagine any public transport as it's fairly remote.Sorry I can't be of more help
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Response from sam1976in | Reviewed this property |
We bought the beers from their CAFE - In De Vrede. No need to call. they will sell till stocks last. its 22.50 euros for pack of 6 Wesvleteren 12. maybe buying from the abbey is cheaper but no one has shared the abbey sales... More