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Address: Eikendreef 21 | Helchteren, Houthalen 3530, Belgium
Phone Number: +32 11 60 69 99
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Gorgeous small castle, fun brasserie and lovely tour of the brewery

Hospitality in Limburg is always with a lot of joviality, humor and a lot of coziness. This place is no different. Try the delicious beer, have a cheese plate (the cheese is... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 18 October 2016
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Antwerp
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Antwerp
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016 via mobile

Hospitality in Limburg is always with a lot of joviality, humor and a lot of coziness. This place is no different. Try the delicious beer, have a cheese plate (the cheese is marinated in their beer) and enjoy the cosy atmosphere of castle Ter Dolen. The brewery is small and the tour is short, but it's a fun tour with... More 

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Lommel, Belgium
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 October 2016 via mobile

It's a ace to visit short for a walk in the forest and the environment and to drink a beer of the local brewery. Especially if you're biking in this area, what the must do vacation sport is in Limburg, then is this a nice stop over. Only look out that you can still leave :-)

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Hasselt, Belgium
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 July 2016 via mobile

No food served on the terrace in summer apart from a cheese plate and a plate mixed of cheese and ham and more. These plates are big and accompanied with very tasty bread and butter. People mostly come here to have a good beer or another drink on the very pleasant terrace. Personnel were friendly I do recommend it

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Lommel, Belgium
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 April 2016 via mobile

All of the beers ranging from Ter Dolen Blond to Bruin and Tripel are amazing. Also the setting is awesome with Castle De Dool

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Tilburg, The Netherlands
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 February 2016

This brwery is small, but the beers they create are amazing, especially the Ter Dolen Blond is my personal favorite. Enjoy the sun inside the walls of the brewery with a nice piece of cheese. Please be aware that they are not serving lunch like the La Trappe Brewery.

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Houthalen, Belgium
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 June 2015

We love to sit on the terrace and enjoy a glass of beer and some cheese. A nice atmosphere, can be a little bit crowded in the weekends when the weather is nice. A nice place to relax after a working day!

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Thank beachr
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 August 2014

Ideal place to drink great Belgium biers. If you like sweet bier, you should get the "Ter Dolen Kriek", a very good bier with cherry's. There also is a small play garden next to the terrace.

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Austin, Texas
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 March 2013

We stopped at Ter Dolen after visiting Achel on the way back to Brussels having very little knowledge about the establishment. We sat down and found ourselves served by a friendly, English-speaking bartender/waiter, who was more than happy to take us through a tasting of the beer menu. We tasted each beer (samples on the house!) and each ordered our... More 

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Belgium
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 April 2012

In the middle of Limburg, this small brewery offers some great beers. It's always packed with people enjoying drinks with some friends. It is also possible to visit the brewery itself.

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