Brewery visit 

Our brewery in the city centre of Bruges is one of the most visited breweries in Belgium. Discover its rich history during a visit. 

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Discover the rich history of our family brewery

Our brewery has become one of the hotspots in Bruges, with more than 100.000 visitors annually. During a guided tour you’ll see what goes on behind the scenes of our family brewery. Our guides are happy to immerse you in the rich history of De Halve Maan. At some point during the tour, you’ll be able to soak in a spectacular 360° view over Bruges. 

The extended tour will leave you thirsty! No better solution than to end your visit with a well-deserved glass of beer. In fact, our brewery is the only place in the world where you can enjoy an unfiltered Brugse Zot or Straffe Hendrik. 

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Classic tour

The journey begins in our brewing hall where all our beers are brewed. The tour continues and you’ll discover the many brewing installations that have been used over the past centuries. At our brewery's rooftop you can enjoy a 360° view over the city center of Bruges. At the end of your journey, we offer you an unfiltered Brugse Zot Blond, Brugse Zot Dubbel or Straffe Hendrik Tripel. 


  • Guided tour   

  • ± 45 minutes   

  • Max 25 persons   

  • Including 1 beer

  • € 16,00 p.p.*   

  • Available in NL, FR & ENG 

* Children < 6 years old: free / Children 7 - 15 years old: €8,50 

Please note that there are 220 steps during the tour of our brewery, these steps can be steep so please wear appropriate footwear. 

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XL tour

A tour for the true beer lovers. During our XL Tour you’ll get an additional tasting session with the guide. We'll let you enjoy different types of beer and teach you all best practices. The beers are served in the authentic cellars of the brewery. You'll taste three different beers and discover their rich flavours. 


  • Guided tour  

  • ± 90 minutes  

  • Max 25 persons  

  • Including 3 beers 

  • € 26,00 p.p.  

  • Only during the weekend

  • Available in NL & ENG

Please note that there are 220 steps during the tour of our brewery, these steps can be steep so please wear appropriate footwear.   

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Groups and private tours

Group and private tours are available upon request. You can choose between a classic tour or the XL tour. Your personal guide will take you through the rich history of De Halve Maan and show you what goes on behind the scenes of our brewery. 

A private XL tour is only possible from 10 visitors upwards.

Request a group or private tour using the booking tool or by sending an e-mail to

Beer experience 2.0

Experience our unique and generational-long brewery story even better. The tour was renewed in April 2024 and received some state-of-the-art audiovisual updates. Including a virtual experience around the famous underground beer pipeline and bottling plant. Together with our passionate guides, we always make it a personal adventure, in which the authenticity of our beers is key.

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Online booking

Tickets can be booked online up to 24h before the tour. If you are too late to make a reservation, just drop by our shop, we often still have tickets for sale the day itself.


Our brewery is located on “het Walplein”, in the city centre of Bruges. It's not far from the Bruges railway station (NMBS) and is easily accessible by bicycle or on foot.

Are you travelling by car? Sadly, our brewery doesn’t have a parking. There are several private and public parking facilities near us. Please take the mobility plan and parking fees into account.

All information on mobility and traffic can be found on the website

Parking omgeving Brouwerij De Halve Maan