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Cafe Briljant

Closed Now: 5:00 pm - 1:00 am
Open today: 5:00 pm - 1:00 am
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A real find.

Found this wonderful pub while wandering around haarlem. Great craft beers and whiskeys, cosy and... read more

Reviewed 25 October 2016
Claire H
Craft beer FTW

If you like craft beer, this is the place to go in Haarlem! Not very big, and maybe a bit anonymous... read more

Reviewed 28 September 2016
MariF88
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25 Oct 2016
“A real find.”
28 Sep 2016
“Craft beer FTW”
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Café Briljant is a safe haven for the beerlover carefully hidden in the historical "Vijfhoek" quarter of Haarlem. A place to settle donw and enjoy a nice craft brew (around 75 on bottle)or a nice dram of Single Malt Whisky (a selection of 40).Good...more
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Lange Annastraat 33, 2011 XG Haarlem, The Netherlands
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Reviewed 25 October 2016

Found this wonderful pub while wandering around haarlem. Great craft beers and whiskeys, cosy and inviting. Engaging and informative owner, games corner, live music and great atmosphere. Seek it out...go in....enjoy. you will return!

Date of experience: August 2016
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Reviewed 28 September 2016

If you like craft beer, this is the place to go in Haarlem! Not very big, and maybe a bit anonymous from the outside, but Cafe Briljant has an impressive choice of beer and whiskey, and a very knowledgeable bartender. Nice relaxed atmosphere. Maybe considered...More

Date of experience: September 2016
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Reviewed 13 August 2016

A small but very friendly bar. Realy good selection of drinks. Music was amazing. Went back a few times as such good fun. A must if in the area. Staff and locals very friendly and helpful.

Date of experience: August 2016
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Reviewed 6 August 2016

This quaint little bar in a residencial area of Haarlem inner city was chosen to be the venue for our school reunion, and although it does not seem very big, it was big enough to house us all. We were allowed to bring our own...More

Date of experience: June 2016
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Reviewed 9 June 2016 via mobile

Super chilled, friendly welcome, great selection of drinks, free snacks, friendly locals. Win win from me 😁

Date of experience: June 2016
Thank Michael H
Reviewed 17 March 2016

One of my favourite places to visit when I'm in Haarlem. Friendly atmosphere. Great beer. Even has a selection of games to play.

Date of experience: October 2015
Thank Nick C
RobDaBarman, Eigenaar at Cafe Briljant, responded to this reviewResponded 19 March 2016

Thanks for your visit! Hope you come again!

Reviewed 27 February 2016 via mobile

I was warmly welcomed and recognised when I walked in. That is just great. The beer list is seriously impressive. Feels like my local in London; warm and friendly. I might move here!

Date of experience: February 2016
Thank iLondontown
RobDaBarman, Eigenaar at Cafe Briljant, responded to this reviewResponded 19 March 2016

And the wifi password hardly changes ;) Thanks, and until next time! Rob

Reviewed 25 February 2016

Called in again for a couple of visits when we were back in Haarlem, still one of the best places to go for a beer Made really welcome again and found out it was the 14th anniversary of being open, heres to many more successful...More

Date of experience: February 2016
Thank bonic
RobDaBarman, Eigenaar at Cafe Briljant, responded to this reviewResponded 19 March 2016

Thanks for you felicitations! Hope to welkcome you for a lot of more years. Rob

Reviewed 22 August 2015

A lovely little place in Haarlem which should suit a beer fan down to the ground. This is an older style bar unlike the new craft beer bars springing up everywhere. The barman was very friendly and offered suggestions of drinks to try and happy...More

Date of experience: August 2015
Thank jaaman
Reviewed 28 May 2015 via mobile

Not a hip and happening place, but a great pub in a quiet neighborhood. Good atmosphere, nice public. The collection beers and whiskys is impressive. The staff will help you making a choice.

Date of experience: May 2015
Thank robk79
RobDaBarman, Eigenaar at Cafe Briljant, responded to this reviewResponded 19 March 2016

Thanks for your nice words! Rob

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