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St Austell Brewery

Open Now: 08:30 - 17:30
Open today: 08:30 - 17:30
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My wife and I took the opportunity to visit St Austell brewery and we really enjoyed it. The tour... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
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Having booked a tour for my husband and gone along myself as well in order to drive him home... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
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Welcome to the newly refurbished St Austell Brewery Visitor Centre and Hicks Bar. Our Visit England accredited Visitor Centre reveals the secrets behind our award-winning brewing process. Submerge yourself in more than 160 years of brewing...more
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Suggested duration: 2-3 hours
63 Trevarthian Road, St Austell PL25 4BY, England
+44 845 241 1122
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All reviews hicks bar great tour our tour guide different beers tasting session brewing process small batch beer tasting free samples big job great beer knew his stuff your choice tribute beer bar area well worth a visit real ale
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My wife and I took the opportunity to visit St Austell brewery and we really enjoyed it. The tour is very informative and great value for money. All staff were great and I thoroughly recommend this tour.

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Having booked a tour for my husband and gone along myself as well in order to drive him home afterwards, I have to say I was pleasantly surprised. An interesting and informative tour and a great way to spend a rainy afternoon both for holidaymakers...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A group of 9 of had walked in the area and went for lunch in the cafe. We pre-ordered our meals a week before so they could provide our meals quickly. The service was friendly and efficient and all our meals came together and quickly...More

Thank Skippyhumbug
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Really enjoyed this place. 10 pound for a tour but you got either two free drinks or a selection of tasters. Anne was our guide. Very informative and enthusiastic. The learning aids...artefacts and story boards are brilliant. You basically access all parts of the brewery...More

Thank GarryW496
Reviewed 4 November 2018

Tour lasted about an hour, Saturday afternoon and most of the plant were off site so very quiet, however a good tour guide explained in detail all the workings. Sampling was interesting, tokens given for this and trying a pint in the bar too. Bar...More

Thank stuinwales
Reviewed 2 November 2018

£12 to tour the brewery for 1+1/2 hours with a very knowledgeable member of staff. This price included a beer tasting which was a real eye / tastebud opener for the superb range of beers made here. After the tour I headed for the restaurant...More

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Reviewed 31 October 2018

Well worth a visit even if your not a beer lover. We did not take the tour but the museum was very informative and well set out you are able to have a beer or coffe in the lounge bar area The shop is fully...More

Thank Karen H
Reviewed 28 October 2018

Went here with the family just a couple of days ago and had an absolutely great time, the price you pay to do the tour is a bargain for what you get in return, the tour lasted just over an hour and covered all aspects...More

Thank MrDanIAm
Reviewed 24 October 2018

Food and customer service was fantastic. Brewery tour is well worth the visit and value for money. The tour guide Roy as great knowledge and personality

2  Thank Ian E
Reviewed 24 October 2018

All round excellent place to visit, the brewery is clean tidy and interesting the beer samples generous and oh so tasty the staff one big happy family and happy to see all visitors the tours are excellent the guides passionate and knowledgable .. a must...More

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Jo O
6 March 2018|
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Response from Sailorsgirl | Reviewed this property |
There is a nice restaurant inside and families were having lunch so I imagine it's fine for kids since they won't be offered any alcoholic beverages to drink. You can checkout their website for further information:
6 August 2017|
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Response from Sailorsgirl | Reviewed this property |
I believe there was a handicapped ramp out front that takes you inside to the store and to purchase tickets for the tour. Restrooms are down a narrow hallway so don't think adequate space for a wheelchair or scooter. I... More
6 August 2017|
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Response from Michele W | Reviewed this property |
Probably not as in my tour group 2 people had walking sticks and 1 of those sat out part of the tour.