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Hawkshead Brewery

Closed Now: 12:00 - 18:00
Open today: 12:00 - 18:00
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Good Tour & Beer

We did the brewery tour as a family as part of birthday celebrations. Our tour guide Dave was... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Manchester, United Kingdom
Cheeky beers in the late afternoon

Decided to drop in before heading to bowness. As it was only 4 pm it was relatively quiet... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Hayling Island, Hampshire, United Kingdom
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  • Terrible1%
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“great beer”(39 reviews)
“beer hall”(35 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 1 week ago

We did the brewery tour as a family as part of birthday celebrations. Our tour guide Dave was excellent, knowledgeable and fun. It takes about an hour in total to complete with every part of the process explained. You are of course rewarded with a...More

Thank Carl_OCal
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Decided to drop in before heading to bowness. As it was only 4 pm it was relatively quiet. Although specialising in their own beers had a few guest beers too. We enjoyed a couple of beers each before heading off. I would have liked to...More

Thank Kathyfitchett
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Highly recommend this brewery tour and tasting!! We had a party of 4 for the tour and we were the only ones on it...so it was like VIP treatment! Bar staff were welcoming and friendly offering advice on the beers on tap! Food was great...More

Thank Beggch0007
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Just finished a brewery tour with Dave. There was only the two of us on it so we felt that we were VIP’s! Very informative and got up close to the brewing. They had just started the Christmas beer - Jingle Fells. Everyone we have...More

Thank Emily T
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Went on the brewery tour with a friend today and it was very interesting and well explained. We enjoyed a couple of samples in the bar and the beer was excellent. Well worth a visit!

Thank Gemma L
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We ended up here on Sunday, after the place we usually go for Sunday Roast, had a kitchen issue. How glad I am, of that issue - it led us to this cracker of a place. The Brew Room is spacious, well stocked and clean,...More

Thank BobbettoM
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This place is awesome. Didn’t do the tour but chatted to the guy behind the bar and he was super knowledgeable about all the beers. We also had the beer tapas...the smoked chicken tasted fantastic. If you’re in the area I would definitely recommend popping...More

Thank Draculas_Bride666
Reviewed 4 September 2018

Enjoyed the brewery tour by Dave, and got to chat with one or two of the guys working in the Brewery.Enjoyed a few samples afterwards in the Beer Hall.

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Reviewed 30 August 2018 via mobile

Being married to a fan of real ale it was an instability that we visited Hawkshead Brewery. The venue is great as is the real ale (so I'm told) and the food was delicious - particularly the lentil dahl.

Thank Alison R
Reviewed 28 August 2018 via mobile

Worked my way through the beers and decided La’al lager was for me. Very dog friendly and informal. The food was uniformally good and reasonably priced. Worth a visit.

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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 Jess B | 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!
6 February 2016|
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Response from Sophie-Rosex | Reviewed this property |
Hiya, the price of the tour is £8.00 per person and also includes two drink vouchers.