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St Austell Brewery

Open Now: 08:30 - 17:30
Open today: 08:30 - 17:30
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Wonderful Beer Tating

Brilliant visit to the visitor centre at St Austell Brewery. Very informative and friendly topped... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
3107DavidBowles
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Newton Abbot, United Kingdom
Very good

First ever brewery tour for my friends and I, and it did not disappoint. Our tour guide was the... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
Jem D
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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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Hours Today: 08:30 - 17:30
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Suggested duration: 2-3 hours
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63 Trevarthian Road, St Austell PL25 4BY, England
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+44 845 241 1122
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All reviews hicks bar great tour our tour guide tasting session different beers brewing process small batch beer tasting free samples knew his stuff bar area well worth a visit the pub well stocked shop interesting visit great place to visit great value for money
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Brilliant visit to the visitor centre at St Austell Brewery. Very informative and friendly topped off with a great tasting session of their different beers.

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank 3107DavidBowles
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

First ever brewery tour for my friends and I, and it did not disappoint. Our tour guide was the fantastic and cheerful guide Anne who interspersed some great general knowledge about beer with some amusing anecdotes. We learned so much and had a delicious lunch...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank Jem D
Reviewed 27 January 2019

Very interesting tour of the brewery. The tour takes about 45 minutes then there is a tasting session for a similar amount of time. The hostesss we had Anne was brilliant obviously very caring about the brewery and a good presenter making whatr could be...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Simon F
Reviewed 20 January 2019 via mobile

We were on the midday tour. Whilst we waited for others to arrive, we were given a small welcome sample of either Tribute or Proper Job. Anne was our tour guide. She had a vast knowledge of the brewery history and brewing and was able...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank 514austent
Reviewed 14 January 2019 via mobile

Me and my partner visited here during a recent holiday in Cornwall in January, as we both enjoy the Tribute ale it was the perfect place to visit. Once we arrived we didn’t realise there were set times for the tours, however the lovely staff...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank spannerbaby101
Reviewed 28 December 2018 via mobile

More craft beers for our ever growing group of friends looking for craft beer. This is a brewery so all the brewery processes is on view. Staff are friendly and welcoming and knowledgeable.

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank A3303XQpaulh
Reviewed 11 December 2018

We have visited a number of times. The brewery tour is fascinating even to none beer drinkers. The museum is very interesting and beautifully presented. The facilities are excellent and work just as easily for a casual visit just to drink or dine.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Judith L
Reviewed 15 November 2018

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.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank joehF2359YI
Reviewed 14 November 2018

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

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Bobginty
Reviewed 10 November 2018

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

Date of experience: November 2018
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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:
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Expedition88626
6 August 2017|
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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
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