Belgian Beer and Food Pairing in Brussels

Belgian beer, the golden liquid of Brussels. It’s a must for your Brussels itinerary – the focus of any visit to the city. The range of Belgian beers available in Brussels is very broad, so you can taste beers of many types and flavours, including the world-famous Trappist.

Visit the local restaurants and cafes and pair the most popular beers with tasty local food! The best way to do this, while receiving valuable information on local history and experiencing authentic and delicious recipes, straight from the local source, is to take a guided food and beer tour.

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Meeting point

Grand’Place 21, 1000 Brussels

Available languages

Food and beer tour highlights

  • Selection of 6 Belgian beers with Belgian food
  • Expert beer and foodie guide to the food and beer combinations
  • 3 beer tastings in Brussels’ oldest taverns, with Belgian cheeses
  • 3 beer tastings paired with Belgian food dishes in a Brussels restaurant
  • Taste Mussels with Frites, Beef casserole, Chicken Brabançon, Brussels waffles, etc.
  • Available tour languages : English, French

What to expect on the Belgian Beer and Food Pairing Tour

Belgium is well known for the quality of its beer, lovingly referred to as the city’s ‘golden liquid’. Beer and food pairing tours are the perfect introduction to the vast collection of Belgian beers. With flavours ranging from sour to bitter to sweet, the beers are paired with a variety of delicious food dishes.

The first part of the tour consists in a tasting of four beers, in a small, local pub that’s alive with activity. The tour will also reveal some local secrets – Belgian taverns that are kept away from the touristic eyes, an insider’s guide to the city and tips on how to avoid ‘tourist traps’.

Furthermore, your beer guide, an expert with over 20 years’ experience in the industry, will share with you the selection of beers that are considered a must when visiting Brussels. Forget commercial beer, choose local, artisan beer for a delicious and different taste experience!

The second part of the tour involves pairing 4 different types of Belgian dishes with another 4 beers. This will extend your experience to include how some very different food and beer flavours can be combined. The location is a select restaurant, in the heart of the city.

Here you will be served top-quality Trappist and Abbey Beers, deliciously paired with mussels, frites (fries), beef casserole, rabbit and chocolate pie!

Encounter flavours beyond your imagination and turn your visit into a love affair with Brussels! Quality and diversity are the key characteristics of the collection of beers you will taste. A selection that relies on more than 20 years of field research.

And don’t worry about not finding the tastes to your liking. The flavours of the beers range from sour to bitter to sweet, ensuring that every participant enjoys the experience. Go for it, you will be surprised!

If you find this description mouth-watering, wait until you taste the beer and food pairings, in the place where they taste best together – Brussels!

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