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Rail City - CLOSED

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I rate it between 3 and 4

I give it 4 stars just because it is an unusual cafe which hosts a mini display of a city with... read more

Reviewed 5 May 2014
modle trains delight

If you like model trains and a drink, maybe this is the place to visit. Bar and one of the largest... read more

Reviewed 27 March 2014
brian w
Lichfield, United Kingdom
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  • Average13%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible6%
8 Jan 2015
“Closed Down”
18 Oct 2014
This model train and mini city display offer a pleasant way to spend a couple of hours. Grab lunch at the cafeteria.
Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
Mariastraat 38, Bruges 8000, Belgium
+32 484 77 50 90
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Reviewed 8 January 2015 via mobile

No longer open. :( We walked around for ages in the rain hoping to find some mini trains to spot. We brought 2B pencils, note pads, and capri suns, hoping to spot a few trains. No longer in business.

Thank 7htas
Reviewed 18 October 2014 via mobile

This bar is now permanently closed, with another replacing it. No railway unfortunately. We spent ages looking, and was advised by a lady with very large breasts in the new bar that it closed aprox 9 months ago.

3  Thank Charlie T
Reviewed 12 October 2014

We really wanted to visit Rail City and followed instructions from one of the comments here on TripAdvisor, but could not find the cafe! We kindly suggest to the owners to help people visit them ;) If the cafe is still open?!

Date of experience: October 2014
Thank Marija J
Reviewed 5 May 2014

I give it 4 stars just because it is an unusual cafe which hosts a mini display of a city with several rails onto which one train passes along (if you press the buttons). It would be much nicer and entertaining if trains were 3...More

Date of experience: May 2014
Thank ColleenCo
Reviewed 2 May 2014

Then this is the place to visit, although not the easiest place to find. A large detailed layout but unfortunately not many trains operating. Might have given it a higher score had the TGV been running. Beer was good and reasonably priced.

Date of experience: April 2014
1  Thank SurreyLady439
Reviewed 12 April 2014

One long wall of this establishment is taken up with a diorama, of railway tracks running through the countryside and various stations. And something is moving all the time although the hi-speed model never did. The trains are mini in size. There is no information...More

Date of experience: April 2014
Thank DevonFoxtrotone
Reviewed 27 March 2014

If you like model trains and a drink, maybe this is the place to visit. Bar and one of the largest automated model railways available. Further work has been done on this since the last visit.

Date of experience: March 2014
Thank brian w
Reviewed 28 February 2014

We had great difficulty finding this cafe. It is opposite the Church of our lady, Mariastraat, through the archway into the Picasso exhibition but carry straight on into a covered shopping area, the cafe is on the left. On entering you are in a small...More

Date of experience: February 2014
2  Thank Barry C
Reviewed 19 February 2014

Popped here for a drink as my boyfriend is a fan of trains. We were blown away by the intricacy that has been used to create such a fantastic model railway. The drinks were very reasonably priced and a wide choice. Was lovely to see...More

Date of experience: February 2014
Thank jow503
Reviewed 13 February 2014

A great business idea - a 15m HO model railway with elevated bench seating in parallel where you can enjoy a beer or two. It's nearly complete - just a bit of work still to do at the one end. And the beer is very...More

Date of experience: February 2014
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