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Hawkshead Brewery

Closed Now: 12:00 - 20:00
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Lovely food, beer and tour

Had a couple of session beers and the venison chili to start with - this was delightful. Wife had... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Greater Manchester, United Kingdom
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Brewery tour and lunch

We were a fairly large group, 16 of us, on a Friday afternoon. Our guide, Frazer, was excellent... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Nick M
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“great beer”(43 reviews)
“beer hall”(38 reviews)
The Beer Hall is the Hawkshead Brewery tap, but within it are many things: visitors' centre, specialist international beer shop, function room, conference room and The Beer Kitchen providing the perfect food to complement the beer - our "Beer...more
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Staveley Mill Yard Back Lane, Staveley, Kendal LA8 9LR, England
+44 1539 822644
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Had a couple of session beers and the venison chili to start with - this was delightful. Wife had macaroni cheese which was also delicious. Tour started and lasted just over one hour, very interesting and informative. David was the tour guide and was knowledgeable...More

Date of experience: February 2019
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We were a fairly large group, 16 of us, on a Friday afternoon. Our guide, Frazer, was excellent, informative without waffle, entertaining, and he made us very welcome. The burgers included as the lunch were surprisingly good. Very good energy about the place, a really...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Nick M
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

As we visited on a very rainy day in January we thought the tour wouldnt be overly busy so we didnt bother booking. We got caught in traffic and only got there with a minute to spare so quickly got our tickets from the barman...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Charlie198684
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

really good atmosphere, friendly and knowledgeable staff. very good on a Sunday evenings when Live music on

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank SputhFB
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We visited this place having driven past it last time we were in the area. We are so happy we did! Looks great inside, booked on to the tour with our drinks that were included in the tour price, the tour guide was very friendly...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Mandige83
Reviewed 5 January 2019

We’ve been a few times over the years and have never been disappointed. Good food, fantastic beer and friendly staff. Parking can be a bit of a challenge though. If you are into real ale then don’t miss this place on your visit to The...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Andy_from_Wirral
Reviewed 4 January 2019 via mobile

One of our favourite places to stop off after a walk in the lakes. Food used to be great so disappointed to drop by today and have a very average meal. None of the delicious local treats that used to be on offer.

Date of experience: January 2019
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Reviewed 3 January 2019 via mobile

We visited this afternoon as a Christmas ‘treat’ for my husband. I read on the booking info on line re the adult:child ratio for the tour. We have 3 boys: 14, 8 & 6 years old. The correspondence was speedy and helpful and I was...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank JoCritch
Reviewed 1 January 2019 via mobile

Our local micro pub in Liverpool often has Hawkshead on tap. So, knowing that the brewery was en route to Shap we decided to stop off for a couple of pints. The bar staff were great. They had a great Knowledge of the ales and...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Rachel R
Reviewed 31 December 2018

This place is a must for real ale drinkers in the South Lakes. From the zesty Iti at 3.5% to the stronger NZPA at 6% with all flavours and types in between. Add a great atmosphere and an environment which is couple,friends and family friendly,...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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20 May 2018|
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Response from IvHdz | Reviewed this property |
Yes, I have a 5 year old and it perfectly fine to take her, she loved the food
27 December 2017|
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Response from Cheryl G | Reviewed this property |
Hi yes dogs are allowed downstairs in the bar
8 March 2017|
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Response from jessebate | Reviewed this property |
I booked ahead but the tourgiude said Friday's are usually quiet so if you wanted to go on a Friday you would probably be ok not to book. Booking is very easy though!