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Briarbank Brewing Company

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Address: 70 Fore Street, Ipswich IP4 1LB, England
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+44 1473 284000
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16:00 - 00:00
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Mon - Thu 16:00 - 00:00
Fri - Sun 12:00 - 01:00
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Here at Briarbank we are proud to serve a range of hand crafted quality...

Here at Briarbank we are proud to serve a range of hand crafted quality beers all produced in our own Microbrewery below. We have a large range of core beers available all year round, alongside seasonal beers throughout the year.

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Quirky Brewery

A fascinating micro brewery with a very extensive choice of beers. There's a good view of the workings of the brewery as you go in.

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 week ago
Jerry P
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Brighton
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Brighton
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88 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

A fascinating micro brewery with a very extensive choice of beers. There's a good view of the workings of the brewery as you go in.

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Kettering, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Night cap of a couple of pints after dinner. Very nice selection of ales and lagers. Thought this was just a brewery and didn't realise it was a bar. Glad we worked it out though as it was great

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Thank smarbers
Cambridgeshire, United Kingdom
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27 reviews
8 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 February 2017

Great spot behind the sprawling Isaacs with beer brewed on site. Plenty of choice and at least 8 on with a changing guest beer. Good selection of gins too. Food is carried over from Isaacs but the bar area is a much nicer place to eat imho.

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Thank charlieabbottuk
Loughton, United Kingdom
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42 reviews
8 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 December 2016 via mobile

Ok so this place is pretty cool, really nice beers and ales brewed on site, they did forgot the bacon on my burger but that's no biggie, but the most awesome part of the the night was the amazing bar maid 'Pixie', who was a delight and if I'm honest, the reason we are all going to go back... Thank... More 

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Thank tommyh80
Ipswich, United Kingdom
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37 reviews
8 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 October 2016 via mobile

Great bar serving a fantastic range of beers and ales. Good decor can get busy but the beer is worth the wait.

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Thank GARB81
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52 reviews
11 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 October 2016

Cant fault this place for a quick bite and drink. Brewing their own real ale and cooking in house until 9pm its a perfect spot. The burgers are excellent.. and all the beers we tried in the group were very, very drinkable.

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Thank Kev H
Ipswich, United Kingdom
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45 reviews
11 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 September 2016 via mobile

We met with friends and family after a recommendation. The taster option of the different beers available was good, a nice variety. The location is okay and all the photos of the pubs in Ipswich is interesting. Probably the only negative thing was the member of staff on duty, not quite up to the job, although on his own (not... More 

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Thank Julia B
Leicester, United Kingdom
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60 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 August 2016

A group of friends ( ten in total ) chose to visit the BriarBank for a mid-day brunch, being located just off the more popular waterfront and we were not disappointed. A more than adequate range of home brewed beers, lagers etc with a few specials were on-tap .. The bar girl willingly offered a taste of any before you... More 

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Thank Tony P
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11 reviews
6 attraction reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 August 2016 via mobile

If you want a perfectly cooked steak & a great location with variety of beers to sample then this is the place for you !!

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Thank Clare B
Redditch
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33 reviews
7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 August 2016

Visited on Wednesday 3 August, as on a one night business stay over. The bar is upstairs above the brewery. The lady behind the bar was most helpful, answering any questions regarding the different beers and tastes. I also requested local restaurants and the info was instantly there. Collectively a great evening trying 4 different beers, the 'Perpendicular' was not... More 

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