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Le Cercueil

) #312 of 3,094 Restaurants in Brussels $$ - $$$
Rue des Harengs 12, Brussels 1000, Belgium
+32 2 512 30 77
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  • Excellent32%
  • Very good42%
  • Average17%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible5%
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“hareng” (3 reviews)
“dark bar” (5 reviews)
“metal music” (5 reviews)
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Rue des Harengs 12, Brussels 1000, Belgium
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Reviewed 14 April 2017

Dark, dark, dark, skulls and crossbones, skull-shaped mugs and death-themed drinks. What to expect from a place like Le Cercueil ("the coffin")? This is a great little place to sip a few exotic (and exotically-priced) local brews in a surreal decor. Morbid but not evil....More

Thank Zerosixzero
Reviewed 3 April 2017 via mobile

This is a very different pub with coffins and skeletons etc, worth a visit. Very dark inside and open and closed coffins on display, its very strange indeed.

Thank BarryCom
Reviewed 19 March 2017

First thing is that if your a Westvleteren fan they have it here in a bottle, although expensive, but you can have a rare beer...About 12 or so beers on tap to choose from.. Definitely a very unique place if your interested in trying a...More

Thank Frank Y
Reviewed 2 March 2017 via mobile

This place exists since a long time and despite many earlier visits I like to come back occasionally. They offer a good choice of beers and cocktails, all in an original and spooky interior, themed on death with skeletons, coffins and stuff. It does not...More

Thank ToyBoy_B
Reviewed 26 February 2017

This place is whatever you make it. Not too full-on just a bit of a laugh really coffins for tables an skeletal decorations. Rock music backdrop and friendly staff. Why wouldn't you?

Thank SteveKB
Reviewed 20 February 2017

It's a small bar so you will have the occasion to talk with the employees and not being served by robots. The decoration is creepy, which is cool, and you can drink your pint in a crane ! If you like the bars with an...More

Thank Thibault S
Reviewed 2 February 2017

This is a famous bar in Brussels. The decoration is composed by coffins, skulls, skeletons... Don't forget to try the beer inside a skull cup. It is a little bit expensive, when compared to other pubs in Brussels, but it is a very nice place.

Thank robenlunardi
Reviewed 31 January 2017 via mobile

This is one pub i always look forward to visiting on any holiday to Brussels as I love how unique this pub is. Looking at the window were you will find skulls,Dracula and bats waving at you and on entering the pub it takes your...More

Thank Neil K
Reviewed 30 January 2017 via mobile

Le Cercueil (The Coffin) is one of the most unusual bars in Brussels which has one of the most marcabre interiors of any bar you will ever visit.Opened in 1974 following the release of the film The Excorcist this bar is unique both inside and...More

Thank Stephen K
Reviewed 18 January 2017 via mobile

A cool bar, slightly tired but a fun a no bizarre place. They have many different beers and cocktails to try including a rum based beer. Coffins, skeletons and very dark inside - playing rock music to the masses.

Thank Richard B
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Seating, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
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Bar Scene
Open Hours
13:00 - 01:00
16:00 - 02:00
16:00 - 02:00
16:00 - 02:00
16:00 - 02:00
16:00 - 02:00
13:00 - 04:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Rue des Harengs 12, Brussels 1000, Belgium
  • Location: Europe  >  Belgium  >  Brussels
  • Phone Number: +32 2 512 30 77
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