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Cantillon Brewery

Closed Now: 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Open today: 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
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Pleasant couple of hours

This brewery can be done quickly. It benefits from spending time, looking over the process. Be... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Jason E
via mobile
Best beer I had in Belgium, but of course I am a big fan of lambics

Amazing beer and deserving of all the hype. Never had Cantillon before this trip although I have... read more

Reviewed 23 August 2018
Novi, Michigan
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“lambic beer”(42 reviews)
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Discover the fabulous family brewery of the Cantillon Brewery, where Lambic, Gueuze and Kriek have been made since 1900. Also home to the Brussels museum of the Gueuze. Open from Monday till Saturday, except on Wednesday, from 10:00AM. Last entrance...more
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Rue Gheude 56, Brussels 1070, Belgium
+32 2 521 49 28
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All reviews self guided tour lambic beer brewing process sour beer beer lovers tasting room an acquired taste buy bottles tasting area beer samples at the end brief introduction own pace very interesting tour beer making for sale unique experience english tour
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Good way of seeing a brewery (€7) on a self-guided tour, altho it was quite hard to follow what happened in the different stages of production. You get two small glasses of beer afterwards - definitely an acquired taste!!

Thank Catriona H
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This brewery can be done quickly. It benefits from spending time, looking over the process. Be aware that lambic beer isn't too everyone's taste, being quite sour. You get 2 samples after the tour and it's interesting tasting something quite different from standard beer. Last...More

Thank Jason E
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

It is a cool concept, but they let ten times as many visitor in as the place can handle. The beer is unique, the setting is very rustic, very interesting, overall it could have been a good experience. Unfortunately, we have spent the time queuing:...More

1  Thank Kolos K
Reviewed 23 August 2018

Amazing beer and deserving of all the hype. Never had Cantillon before this trip although I have had lambics. This changed my entire view on lambics and wow is this stuff amazing. I just wish the place stayed open a bit longer as I wanted...More

Thank A_Vintage_Thinker
Reviewed 9 August 2018

Brouwetij Cantillon is not just another brewery. It´s a Landmark in Brussels. Cantillon still active as the only Lambic Brewery in Brussels, producing great sour beers. The brewery is always open for visitation. (they are closed on wednesdays) Once inside, it is possible to take...More

3  Thank m_piacentini
Reviewed 6 August 2018

There is a self guided tour, but the biggest attraction is getting to taste some of the rarer bottles that don't get to the USA. We loved Lou Pepe and my personal favorite was 50 N. 4. Why more people don't visit this brewery is...More

1  Thank rakayaker
Reviewed 2 August 2018 via mobile

The charm of this visit began with the Uber ride to a neighborhood that’s a little off the tourist path. After turning down a small side street we were not even sure it was open. When we went inside we were so happy to find...More

Thank Jill L
Reviewed 10 July 2018

OK, I am a beer geek, and a visit to Cantillon should be on any beer lovers bucket list. They offer a self-guided tour where one can follow the numbers and get a concise overview of the brewery/blendary and when done, be able to try...More

1  Thank fishblow
Reviewed 2 July 2018

This place is amazing. if you enjoy the lambic style of beer, you cant miss it. It is a smoothly run establishment. There are bottles for sale as well as bottles for you to sit and drink. The staff are extremely knowledgeable and wonderful to...More

Thank Renee D
Reviewed 24 June 2018

beer lovers from around the world congregate to drink, share stories, beers and take a self guided tour. exoect to be drinking for hours with total strangers.

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Ayesha S
2 July 2018|
Response from Tom C | Reviewed this property |
Check their website, they usually have dates in which they are not open. Other than that I think the only they they aren’t is a Wednesday.
Player H
22 January 2018|
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Response from Kirstinjoy1204 | Reviewed this property |
Tours in English are on Friday and Saturday only. You can do a self guided tour on Monday- just walk in
Margaret D
30 October 2017|
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Response from sprokkitt | Reviewed this property |
We walked - It is a bit off the beaten path. You could Uber or taxi though. If i remember correctly, there is a hop on hop off stop fairly near the brewery. Definitely worth the effort!