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La Mort Subite

Open Now: 11:00 AM - 1:00 AM
Open today: 11:00 AM - 1:00 AM
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history and atmosphere

an old crowded bar perfect for drinking with friends. It is often lots of customer and noisy but a... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
xiao-leif
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Gothenburg
Dad enjoyed this authentic Belgian bar having lots of character

Wanted my dad (82) to enjoy a ‘local’ Belgian haunt. Bustling crowds and nice ambiance made for a... read more

Reviewed 26 January 2019
brianb612
,
Arlon, Belgium
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Beer lovers start your Belgium beer experience near the Grand-Place at La Mort Subite with your first sampling at this popular pub, including its own home-brew concoction called Sudden Death.
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Suggested duration: 2-3 hours
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Rue Mont. aux Herbes Potageres 7, Brussels 1000, Belgium
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+32 2 513 13 18
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

an old crowded bar perfect for drinking with friends. It is often lots of customer and noisy but a good atmosphere. The bar has a long history and it feels like you are sent a 100 years back in time. I will always visit this...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank xiao-leif
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

It was all going really well , the service , the beer , the ambience ... until we wanted the bill , so we could leave. Asked 3 times for the bill .. a local had the same problem and got nonchalance when he questioned...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank lobster64
Reviewed 26 January 2019 via mobile

Wanted my dad (82) to enjoy a ‘local’ Belgian haunt. Bustling crowds and nice ambiance made for a mice stop during our walkabout in Brussels. Chi may rouge and Westmalle triple were nice choices.

Date of experience: January 2019
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Reviewed 16 January 2019

Our B&B host recommended this place, and it was in a good location for just wandering around. We ordered some pretty basic food (croque monsieur and madame, respectively) and they were fine, but the beers were excellent and the staff was very jolly and it...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed 13 January 2019 via mobile

Visited here last night for drinks with hubby looks nothing from the outside but WOW what a building inside. Always very busy but waiting service so get drinks and snacks really quickly. Staff friendly and explains menu ex beautiful building.

Date of experience: January 2019
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Reviewed 13 December 2018

Clean room and good bed. However, conditioner was not working, so we needed to sleep with an open window on one of the noisiest streets of the Brussels. So, did not have a good sleep ... Dear, La Mort Subite, please repair your conditioners

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Yulia Y
Reviewed 12 December 2018 via mobile

Fantastic range of beers, table service with friendly, funny and efficient waiters. If I had to be critical then I would say that it’s cramped and that is closes too early! Definitely worth a visit if you’re in Brussels centre.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank chrismbrewer
Reviewed 20 November 2018

The place keeps the touch of history and offers a good choice of local beers. Prices are moderate and the service is good. Probably not a place to eat but certainly is good for drinks

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank DmitirZ
Reviewed 17 November 2018 via mobile

Really a nice brasserie, noisy and busy as it should be. This is the place the Beer Mort Subite was born. You step into to this place and you are sent back in 1902. A fantastic experience, a beautiful place.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Claire200017
Reviewed 15 November 2018

This felt like the most authentic kind of Brussels cafe/bar experience. The interior of the place is steeped in character and history (see the pictures on the walls). Plenty of locals in here. We had drinks the first time (Peach beer is to die for...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Julia P
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