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Delirium, Brussels

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#2 of 425 in Nightlife in Belgium
Delirium Café is a bar in Brussels, Belgium, known for its long beer list, standing at 2,004 different brands in January 2004 as recorded in the The Guinness Book of Records. On offer are beers from over 60 countries, including many Belgian beers.
The bar is located in the small alley called Impasse de la Fidélité/Getrouwheidsgang, only a couple of hundred metres from the Grand Place. The Jeanneke Pis statue is across the street from the entrance.
The bar's name comes from the beer Delirium Tremens, whose pink elephant symbol also decorates the café's entrance.
Delirium Café has been expanding internationally, opening franchises in Rio de Janeiro (2010), in Japan (2011), São Paulo and Warsaw (2014) and Lisbon (2017).
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  • It has its own climate. Harmider, screaming, huge selection of beers, lots of people, screaming English, loud music, disgusting kible, varied prices, sticky floor or tables (barrels) and yet it is worth a look and try a beer.
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  • There is a mess of young and mostly students, very cheap beers with nice music. The only bad thing is that it's too hot and no ventilation and it's not clean.
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  • A must see for any beer drinker. This place is of course very tourist heavy and you will hear everyone speaking English so if you were hoping for an immersive local cultural experience this is not the place. What it does offer is a huge beer list. Ask for the full menu as the ones on the bar are only a very small portion of what is available. There are several floors each with their own vibe. Try the lower level for a cozy and quiet place to enjoy a chat and unwind from the packed streets outside.
  • Really cool place for beer lovers. You easily get into acquaintance with other guests from all over the world. Three floors, each with different atmosphere and music. You can easily spend here 4-5 hours, but a one-glass jump is possible, since you get your beer almost immediately: the barmen are really fast (if you are good enough in making yourself the way to make the order — the place is always crowded). What isn’t so good? The regular lack of snacks. You have ‘em on the card, but they are always out of stock. No cheese, no sausages, no chips. Which is really bothering, ‘cause sometimes hunger makes you leave before you are fully satisfied.
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