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The Original Pub Tour of Charleston

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Address: 40 N Market St, Charleston, SC 29401-2027
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Check out our one-of-a-kind Original Pub & Brewery Tours of Charleston!...

Check out our one-of-a-kind Original Pub & Brewery Tours of Charleston! Based upon similar beer tours in Europe, we have been featured in the Atlanta Journal Constitution and the Wall Street Journal. The Pub Tour is a fun and unique tour, which includes visits to many historic pubs (some with rooftop views of the city), old taverns frequented by pirates, breweries haunted by ghosts, and a large dose of Charleston's history.

Our exclusive Brewery Tours highlight Charleston's local craft beer scene and are a great way to sample a variety of local brews while hearing the fascinating story behind Charleston beer, with a behind-the-scenes glimpse of several local breweries. The Original Pub & Brewery Tours are definitely the most exciting way to experience the city and everything LOCAL! We often sell out quickly so we recommend making reservations in advance. We accommodate groups of all sizes and will customize any group/event tours to your specific needs. Cheers!

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Fun and Informative!

My husband and I really enjoyed this tour. We did the pub tour. The guide was very informative. I learned so much about the city's culture and history by listening to the guide... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed yesterday
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Newport News, Virginia

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Newport News, Virginia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

My husband and I really enjoyed this tour. We did the pub tour. The guide was very informative. I learned so much about the city's culture and history by listening to the guide and meeting people in the pubs. I would definitely look into this tour if you enjoy history, meeting new people, and of course drinking beer.

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Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

The organization and organizers were very nice, but the tour description was misleading. There is no alcohol, or even drink specials, provided. At each restaurant you sit at a table, order your drink (which you pay for), and are given an appetizer to share (which is provided), and the guide will tell you a few facts about Charleston. This is... More 

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Brian M, Manager at The Original Pub Tour of Charleston, responded to this review

Our website, our outgoing emails, the tour guide at the beginning of the tour all make e clear all of the points you reference in your comments. We explain the nature of the tour at the beginning. The guide is readily available to speak with each guest about any concerns. Our website, outgoing emails, our reviews are all readily available... More 

North Myrtle Beach, South Carolina
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

We were 2 couples joined by 9 others. Daniel was fantastic during the whole crawl. His knowledge of Charleston's history was amazing. He kept us all entertained and moved at a good pace. The pubs he took us to were very nice and the food was good. It was actually fun when the fog rolled in and added to the... More 

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Wake Forest, North Carolina
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Our last location was a little unorganized but .... our guide was great and the tour otherwise was pretty fantastic. I would definitely recommend this to others.

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Durham, North Carolina
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This was such a fun night! We went to 4 different pubs where appetizers were served. My husband and I were with an extremely rowdy group - a family trip with all guys that were loud, funny, and boisterous. At times they made it hard for the tour guide to talk and tell stories, but we still had fun and... More 

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Fort Lauderdale, Florida
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My fiance and I took the pub tour on New Year's Day evening. We met the tour guide (and owner) Daniel and he took us 4 four pubs/bars. The tour was a blast. It was incredibly informative, as he know so much about not just the bars, but the history of prohibition, pirates, and the whole city. We learned more... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

On New Year's Eve we met at Tommy Condons to start our historic holiday pub tour at 7:00 pm. The tour was scheduled to go until 9:30 pm and visit 3-4 historic pubs. At least one type of appetizer was provided at each of the pubs as part of the fee and participants paid for their own drinks. Our tour... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My husband and I had an excellent time at the Original Pub and Brewery Tour of Charleston. Noah our guide was extremely knowledgeable about the history of the city and had some interesting stories to share! He took us to great bars around Charleston where we enjoyed drinks and snacks with our fun group! Highly recommend this tour!

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Fairport Harbor, Ohio
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We loved our Pub tour on December 29, 2016, enjoying unique pubs we may not have visited. Noah, our guide, was great! He shared history tidbits, unique stories and his experiences. Our family enjoyed his laid back style, and it was nice to spend time with our new Charleston friend. We toured with 2 families originally from Chicago, who were... More 

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New York City, New York
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Overall, the tour was great. We weren't crazy about the first bar/meeting spot and thought it didn't set a good tone for the tour. However, the next three bars were unique and ones that we wouldn't be able to find on our own. The tour guide also provided a lot of interesting and fun history.

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