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The National Brewery Centre

Horninglow Street, Burton upon Trent DE14 1NG, England
+44 1283 532880
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Father day present

Our children treated their dad to this as a Father's Day present. I am not a beer drinker but... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
vicjon
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Manchester
A REALLY INTERESTING, informative and fun guided tour

My wife and I joined the 2:00pm tour of the Brewery and had a thoroughly enjoyable guided tour. We... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
John W
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Shropshire
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Re-opened in 2010, the Centre incorporates the former Bass Museum and tells the story of the birthplace of british beer, its people and the history of brewing in the UK. Our tour guides offer daily tours at 11.00am and 2.00pm each day and really bring the story to life. Sample some of the excellent real ales brewed at the Centre's Worthington Micro Brewery or enjoy a bar meal or a full flagon banquet in our restaurant with a beer and food guide to help you appreciate the flavours of beer. The Centre's corporate and function rooms (and our 400 capacity permanent marquee) are set in the historic brewery buildings and offer a great venue for your company function, weddings, parties and social gatherings.
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  • Very good29%
  • Average7%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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Horninglow Street, Burton upon Trent DE14 1NG, England
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+44 1283 532880
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Our children treated their dad to this as a Father's Day present. I am not a beer drinker but found that I loved the tour. We had a fantastic and funny guide. Really informative and obviously,loved his work. Our tour had included a two course...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

My wife and I joined the 2:00pm tour of the Brewery and had a thoroughly enjoyable guided tour. We were part of a group of 14 adults who joined Steve, the friendly & knowledgeable guide. He gave us such an interesting history about beer from...More

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Mike S, Owner at The National Brewery Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Thanks for your review and great feedback on our tour guide and the bar/restaurant at the Brewery Tap! We will soon be offering bottled beers from our own brewery on site. So something to look for on your next visit. Thanks.

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We visited here prior to a wedding as we had some time spare on the back of a Groupon. What a lovely surprise it is. We did a tour and was so interesting to learn of everything involved in the process etc. The museum it's...More

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Mike S, Owner at The National Brewery Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Thank you for your review we hope the wedding went well after the visit to the National Brewery Centre. Glad to hear you enjoyed the food and the sample beers at the Brewery Tap. Look out for one of our special events on the website,...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Visiting the centre was one of the reasons we stayed at Burton Upon Trent and it did not disappoint. You could spend many hours here wandering around the extensive exhibits on your own or take advantage of the guided tour which was excellent, kudos to...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Wanted to visit because I love nostalgia and beer. Decided to travel on the bus so I could sample a few of the expected delights. The tours didn’t fit in with our bus times however we walked around ourselves just like any museum so nothing...More

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Mike S, Owner at The National Brewery Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you for your review although I have to say I am surprised by your comments as we get such excellent reviews as a norm. It is of course much better to go with one of our tour guides as they do provide the local...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Not been round one before, so best place to visit is Burton on Trent steeped in its history and continues today. Guide was informative and funny making the guided tour great. Sampling the beer was a nice finish. Shame we didn't get any cutlery with...More

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Mike S, Owner at The National Brewery Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thanks for your review. Pleased to read that you enjoyed the guided tour, always a good choice! Sorry about the cutlery issue. Normally always available in prepared sets with serviettes. We will investigate.

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Reviewed 5 weeks ago

A great place to learn some history about beer making as well as some local history. There's not much real interaction but still very interesting to see. Unless there is a special event on I think small children would get bored real quick as my...More

Thank Geoffrey P
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Mike S, Owner at The National Brewery Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thanks for your review. Watch out for our family event over the August Bank Holiday weekend. We have some dedicated family entertainment shows like Basil Brush and Rast a Mouse and it's all included in the family entry price.

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Reviewed 9 June 2018 via mobile

What a wonderfull Place easy free parking and easy to find . This place is full of history and in a wonderfull setting if you can ,do the guided tour which was brilliant then have a look round yourself after. The beers in the the...More

Thank Stephen B
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Mike S, Owner at The National Brewery Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 5 weeks ago

Thank you for your review. We hope shortly to be bottling our own on site brewed beers and they will be on sale in our Beer Boutique which is very popular for visitors. Look out for some of our special events. Well worth another visit...More

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Reviewed 27 May 2018 via mobile

My family and I were competing at this years Brew N Q competition BBQ event at the Centre. The facilities were first class and the staff were friendly and efficient. The museum was great and my boy loved meeting the horses. Highly recommended.

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Mike S, Owner at The National Brewery Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 5 June 2018

Thanks for your review. The Brew N Q was a great event and we had some excellent feedback on the event and the food. We look forward to next year's third anniversary which could be even bigger.

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Reviewed 20 May 2018 via mobile

Was looking for something to do on the Sun after sending the weekend at The Laurels B&B and Alton Towers (both excellent). Large car park at rear but was quite disappointed by the general appearance and was not expecting much. Oh how wrong we were!...More

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Mike S, Owner at The National Brewery Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 24 May 2018

Thank you for your review and great feedback. Our buildings are old and of the heritage era but inside we hope we managed to bring to life the history of brewing and the families that founded Burton as a major centre part for British brewing....More

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stu888uk
20 June 2018|
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Response from david e | Property representative |
Yes they are but not on the bar or restaurant area. Who do have a small conservatory area which we are happy for you to use if you have a dog
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Jaco H
28 February 2018|
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Response from david e | Property representative |
It takes approx 90 minutes for the guided tour then you can walk around at your leisure to take in all the displays on site
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firstclassliz
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The Brewery Tap Bar and Restaurant is open to the public and not just museum visitors. Car parking is free. There is a good pub food menu and a selection of craft ales plus a restaurant menu with good choices and an... More
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