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St Austell Brewery

63 Trevarthian Road, St Austell PL25 4BY, England
+44 845 241 1122
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INTERESTING TOUR

We had a very interesting and informative tour of the brewery which is excellent value. The price... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Collingdale
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Ilfracombe, United Kingdom
Excellent all round visit.....

Simple and straightforward brewery tour takes about 45 mins followed by tasting a wide range of... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
FIRSTCRICKETTOUR
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Cornwall, United Kingdom
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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: 8:30 am - 5:30 pm
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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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had a very interesting and informative tour of the brewery which is excellent value. The price was £12 but for that you also got two tokens each which you could use one for the tasting and one for a pint or a drink at...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Simple and straightforward brewery tour takes about 45 mins followed by tasting a wide range of beers. The tour guides are friendly, informative and generally make sure that everybody enjoys the visit. Two pints included in the very affordable price of the tour, one of...More

Thank FIRSTCRICKETTOUR
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We rang a couple of days ago to book a tour of the brewery and went this morning. We were extremely lucky to only have one other couple on our tour which made it a more personal experience. Tracy our guide was lovely, so knowledgable...More

Thank Debi040884
Reviewed 7 November 2017

We decided to have lunch. Great idea because the food turned out to be very tasty and excellent value. Didn't have time for the tour but will definitely try that out next time. Tried the tour years ago and it was brilliant, it's been updated...More

Thank WJH56
StAustellManagement, Front Office Manager at St Austell Brewery, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Many Thanks for you review, we are glad you enjoyed your recent visit to our Visitors Centre, it is always lovely to read such positive comments. We hope to see you again soon. Sarah

Reviewed 3 November 2017

We had a great time here. Staff very warm and welcoming, especially our expert tour guide who was also a bit of a comic act!! (brilliant) The tour lasted about an hour and the drinks tasting also lasted about an hour. (don't drive, you get...More

Thank Marina D
StAustellManagement, Front Office Manager at St Austell Brewery, responded to this reviewResponded 6 November 2017

Thank you very much for your review Marina, we are glad you enjoyed your recent visit. We hope to see you again soon. Sarah

Reviewed 1 November 2017

Arrived unannounced as did 4 others. Museum etc closed as an event was booked for the evening. Manager directed us to where the tour starts and kept on guiding us, even to the tasting area. Awesome experience reciprocated with a reasonable buy of beer, more...More

Thank Jock M
StAustellManagement, Front Office Manager at St Austell Brewery, responded to this reviewResponded 6 November 2017

Thank you for your review, we are very happy that you enjoyed your experience and your beer!! We hope to see you again soon. Sarah

Reviewed 31 October 2017 via mobile

Went in as we love brewery tour to see how long the tour was, as we shad to be home for a certain time, we only had a coffee but the staff were very friendly, we bought some beer and cider and will be going...More

Thank lorrainem1957
StAustellManagement, Front Office Manager at St Austell Brewery, responded to this reviewResponded 6 November 2017

Many Thanks for your feedback, we look forward to seeing you again soon. Sarah

Reviewed 27 October 2017

A great place to visit, Interesting, educational and informative. The center staff went out of their way to help as my wife is disabled and would not be able to access the full tour. We were also able to taste some fantastic ales and had...More

Thank picasso301uk
StAustellManagement, Front Office Manager at St Austell Brewery, responded to this reviewResponded 30 October 2017

Thank you very much for your review, we are glad you enjoyed your visit and our beers! We hope to see you again soon. Sarah

Reviewed 24 October 2017 via mobile

Fantastic company producing a superb range of British Beers. We were some what disappointed that the Brewery tours have been discontinued because of 'Health & Safety' (bull)?? There is now a very good visitors centre which is informative and educational.More

Thank Dave K
StAustellManagement, Front Office Manager at St Austell Brewery, responded to this reviewResponded 30 October 2017

Many thanks for your review Dave, we are very lucky to share our Brewing Experience and Visitors Centre with production however due to the amount of beer we are now producing, some areas have to remain off limits. We hope to see you again soon....More

Reviewed 15 October 2017

St. Austell Brewery has been brewing great beers for over 165 years. Guided tours are available for purchase or you can do a limited walk through on your own. The Brewery has a nice restaurant with plenty of seating and a gracious staff. The food...More

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StAustellManagement, Front Office Manager at St Austell Brewery, responded to this reviewResponded 19 October 2017

Thank you very much for your review. We appreciate the time you have taken to share your experience. Sarah

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6 August 2017|
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Response from Brian F |
No there are stairs and uneven floors
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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.
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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.
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