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Fuller's Griffin Brewery Tour

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About Fuller's Griffin Brewery Tour
If you’ve ever wanted to know what makes Fuller’s ales taste so good, you’ll discover the secrets of our success on a tour of the Griffin Brewery. It’s a unique opportunity to see behind the scenes of a famous working brewery. Whether you’re looking for history and heritage, an insight into ale-making or just some superb samples, you’ll find them all here. We run up to 20 tours each week, all led by expert guides who aim to answer all your questions and give you a fascinating glimpse into British beer-making history. The tour lasts around one and a half hours and culminates with the highlight: a tutored tasting of some of Fuller’s finest ales.
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

One of the best brewery tours I’ve ever been on! John Ellis was our guide and we had a great time and learned a lot about the Fullers Brewing process, the beer line up and story of the brewery. If you are in London and...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Brilliant well organised tour. our guide Tia was excellent, she definitely knew her subject and was happy to answer any question we asked of her! Also the beer tasting at the end was the best part of the trip (obviously)! A wide ranging selection for...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Mogster22
Fuller S, Front Office Manager at Fuller's Griffin Brewery Tour, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Many thanks for your review, it's good to hear that you had a great Fuller's experience and appreciate your comments about the beer tasting and our newly refurbished shop. I'll make sure that Tia is aware of your kind remarks! Cheers and kind regards

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Just visited the brewery. It was a very informative tour and the samples at the end were nice. Have been on many brewery tours and this one was one of the best. Our tour guide took the time to make it a great experience.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank timothyf596
Fuller S, Front Office Manager at Fuller's Griffin Brewery Tour, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Many thanks for your review, we're pleased to know that you had a great time! Cheers and kind regards

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

A fascinating insight into how a traditional industry has evolved over 175 years. The tasting session is generous and a good reason to use public transport for your visit. Our guide, Sue, was excellent, with a great sense of humour.More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Y8636GRtonyh
Fuller S, Front Office Manager at Fuller's Griffin Brewery Tour, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for your review, I'll make sure that Sue is aware of your comments, we're extremely proud to be working in such an historic environment. I totally agree with your comments about public transport - a bus goes straight past our front door! (Well,...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Go, learn something, see the history, and enjoy some great beers. Real fun tour. Good guides, with interesting information and sharing the history of the site, with a tasting session at the end to sample there wonderful beers

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank peaky1980
Fuller S, Front Office Manager at Fuller's Griffin Brewery Tour, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Many thanks for your great review and we're more than pleased to know that you enjoyed your Fuller's experience! Cheers and kind regards

Reviewed 15 December 2018 via mobile

An informative and well timed tour. Lovely relaxed atmosphere when in the Hock Cellar. A great tour around the brewery, with the very impressive Wisteria. Amanda was awesome, informative, knowledgeable but didn’t go on. Loved being able to select drinks at the end, so could...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank lucyk762
Fuller S, Front Office Manager at Fuller's Griffin Brewery Tour, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you for your review, your kind words will be passed on to Amanda. The Wisteria's even more impressive when its in bloom! Best wishes for Christmas - cheers and kind regards!

Reviewed 10 December 2018 via mobile

Our tour guide John was great. Friendly. Told a fantastic story on the history of the brewery. It was fun. Its a 2 hour tour. But i could have stayed all day. Highly recommended. The cask beers at the tasting are a great bonus. John...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank mikedebarra
Fuller S, Front Office Manager at Fuller's Griffin Brewery Tour, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thanks for your review, it sounds like you had a great Fuller's experience - I'll make sure that John knows about your kind remarks. Cheers and kind regards!

Reviewed 6 December 2018

A great tour of the brewery. It was really cool to see the old equipment as well as the new and to see the entire process. The guide (John, I think his name was) presented facts about the brewerys history and present activities as well...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Anders A
Fuller S, Front Office Manager at Fuller's Griffin Brewery Tour, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you for your great review, I'll make sure that John and the staff in the Mawson Arms are aware of your kind comments. Cheers and kind regards!

Reviewed 4 December 2018 via mobile

Had a really interesting, informative and funny tour at Fuller’s this afternoon. Lisa was not just knowledgeable she was excellent at delivery too. Her jokes - while corny were fun. I even learnt where many of our sayings come from. Thanks Lisa At the end...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Fuller S, Front Office Manager at Fuller's Griffin Brewery Tour, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Many thanks for your review, it sounds like you had a great Fuller's experience and I'll be sure to let Lisa know about your kind remarks. Love Bengal Lancer! Cheers and kind regards

Reviewed 27 November 2018 via mobile

I went on the fullers yesterday as my 21st birthday present. It was a really grate day out thanks to our tour guide who was called Geffo, it was a really interesting tour on how the beer was made.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank A1339JYbenw
Fuller S, Front Office Manager at Fuller's Griffin Brewery Tour, responded to this reviewResponded 4 December 2018

Thank you for your review and a happy belated Birthday to you - I'll make sure Geoff is aware of your kind comments. Cheers and kind regards!

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kimbrown68
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Response from Fuller S | Property representative |
Thank you for your question, we have a controlled parking zone around the Brewery which is operational from 09.00-17.00 Monday to Friday, the charge is 1.20 per half hour. There is no charge on Saturday or Sunday. Please... More
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28 February 2018|
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Response from Fuller S | Property representative |
Good afternoon, the tour takes approximately 90 minutes with another 30 minutes for tasting at the end.
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Response from mdls22198 | Reviewed this property |
We had a late afternoon tour and saw the robots in action
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