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St Austell Brewery

63 Trevarthian Road, St Austell PL25 4BY, England
+44 845 241 1122
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Worth A Visit If in the Area

This was an excellent place to visit and the tour was well worth the money. Our guide Roy was very... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Margate, United Kingdom
Great tour

Had a very enjoyable tour on a rainy Cornish day. We hadn't booked and still managed to be included... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
via mobile
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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 excellence and discover the heritage of this proudly independent family brewery. Our Hicks Bar is open 9.00am to 5.30pm Monday to Saturday serving an all-day menu until 4pm. So, whether you are popping in for a coffee and a cake, a tasty pub meal or just a pint of your favourite beer, we will be happy to satisfy your appetite! And don't forget to pay a visit to the St Austell Brewery shop. With the full range of delicious St Austell bottled and canned beers (including some exclusive beers from our Small Batch Brewery) and branded gifts and clothing plus finest Walter Hicks wines, there's a drink or gift for every occasion. Dogs are welcome in all areas expect the Brewing Experience.
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Hours Today: 08:30 - 17:30
Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
63 Trevarthian Road, St Austell PL25 4BY, England
+44 845 241 1122
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Reviewed 2 days ago

This was an excellent place to visit and the tour was well worth the money. Our guide Roy was very knowledgeable about the history and workings of the brewery. We were not rushed which was great and any questions we asked were answered very quick...More

Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Had a very enjoyable tour on a rainy Cornish day. We hadn't booked and still managed to be included in a morning tour of about 10 people. The lady taking the tour took us through the types of beer that are brewed by the company...More

Thank smilers2
Reviewed 6 days ago

Excellent tour round the brewery, guide was very informative, explaining the processes involved in brewing the different types of beer & lunch in the restaurant was really good. It's well worth a visit - would highly recommend

Thank Alison C
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Went on Brewery tour and found it to be really enjoyable and informative. Entrance fee included book on history of brewery and two pints one which you could swap for tasting session if you wanted or if driving could have two bottles of beer to...More

Thank Lucia S
Reviewed 1 week ago

I was not sure about this tour, as it does not take you round the tower part of the brewery but I was wrong. The whole experience was very informative and the tastings was brilliant. We tried the tutored tastings which involves small amounts of...More

Thank Gary_Faulkner
Reviewed 1 week ago

We took the 16.00 tour 31st August not sure what to expect - but was well worth the visit. Our guide Pat was very informative, cheery and explained all the processes and the history of making ale. Sampling many of the beers afterwards was a...More

Thank Rita A
Reviewed 1 week ago

Such a wonderful and interesting visit. Highlighting the innovative and creative process and the value of employee involvement and encouragement. A role model of all right forward thinking business that seeks closeness to the customer.

1  Thank grahamcan2
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The museum is really interesting and the tour fascinating and very reasonably priced. However, what makes this place are the staff, all of whom were very friendly and hugely knowledgeable. A special thank you to our guide Nick for all of your extra info and...More

1  Thank Melanie W
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We arrived about 1030 as I thought the brewery tours were all day from 9 but they actually start at 11, the lady said we could just wander and have a look around, have a sample if we wanted to and also to look around...More

Thank mlh0878
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We were expecting this venue to be very busy as we visited in August on a lovely day. There was a guided tour in progress with quite a few people on it but we more or less had the place to ourselves. The staff were...More

1  Thank KatyRibbit
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Questions & Answers
6 August 2017|
Response from Brian F |
No there are stairs and uneven floors
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.
2 August 2017|
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Response from mikepO1535MZ | Reviewed this property |
No we didn't. You can just turn up and have a look round the shop/have a drink whilst waiting for the next tour to start. Hope that helps.