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The Brewery Tap

$$ - $$$, British,
Lower Bridge Street, Chester CH1 1RU, England
+44 1244 340999
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  • Excellent63%
  • Very good30%
  • Average4%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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Opens in 30 min
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Bar, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
Lower Bridge Street, Chester CH1 1RU, England
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Popped in here for pre-dinner drinks (booked in at Oddfellows a couple of doors up). This is a great pub within the walls of Chester - run by the people behind Spitting Feathers brewery in Waverton just a couple of miles away. Just what we...More

Thank C1971
Reviewed 3 days ago

A pint of spitting feathers, a very good tasting pale ale, my friends were all eating. They asked me to add to the review, Sausage and mash, excellent, a massive steak and ale pie, mushroom risotto and a fishcake and sauce, all the food was...More

Thank CatherinevSymons
Reviewed 5 days ago

Not easy to find as the entrance is up narrow steps, but well worth it. Very old building with friendly staff and good choice of food. The devilled kidneys were beautifully cooked and very spicy although you can ask for them toned down. The welsh...More

Thank Margaret B
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

A beautiful old historic pub. Great ambience and beautifully decorated for Christmas. Food looks great and very popular.

Thank Sue G
Reviewed 1 week ago

Lovely historic pub with a good range of beer and food available. Visited for a quich lunch. Staff friendly and efficent.

Thank goldfinch101
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Popped in here for tea last night (24th Nov 2017) and first thing to note was the stunning building as an old hall (see attached photo) there was a wide selection of beers/cider and really hearty delicious food, I had the Wavertonian ale pie and...More

Thank Joey H
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Excellent Atmospheric Pub with Good Beer and Food set in an old Chester Building with its own Beers. access to the Tap is up a steep flight of Stairs so not wheelchair Friendly. Well worth a visit. We had the Beef Pie which I can...More

Thank AndyA104
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We travelled to Chester as a group of senior adults studying the history..Although not very attractive from the outside inside the Brewery Tap we enjoyed a fine meal in a room full of history Evidence of an early building with a glass covered panel of...More

1  Thank Neil O
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We had just one night in Chester, and we decided to have our dinner in The Brewery Tap, based on TA reviews. The Brewery Tap is set in a medieval town house which has a great atmosphere. We ordered steak and ale pie, as well...More

Thank hno73
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I like the Brewery Tap. It's a great place for a glass of wine or a pint of beer at lunchtime. Its menu is a little different, and often suits me as there are some light lunch options not on offer elsewhere. I've had whitebait...More

Thank Malpasmac
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Thomas L
30 July 2017|
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Response from Andrew C | Reviewed this property |
To be honest, conventional is not really their thing. Don't let that put you off though. You can have a Sunday Roast any Sunday you want. You can't always try and enjoy the great food and beer that is served here!
Gaz O
11 November 2016|
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Response from Natalie L | Reviewed this property |
I would say it is more for adults- but there is plenty of room!
21 September 2016|
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 7 - USD 22
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Bar Scene, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Child-friendly
Open Hours
12:00 pm - 10:30 pm
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Lower Bridge Street, Chester CH1 1RU, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Cheshire  >  Chester
  • Phone Number: +44 1244 340999
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Traditional British style pub set in a wonderful historic location offering great value local food and ales in warm and friendly surroundings
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