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Coopers Tavern

43 Cross Street, Burton upon Trent DE14 1EG, England
+44 1283 532551
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  • Excellent81%
  • Very good13%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“pot pies” (21 reviews)
“cheese board” (10 reviews)
“bass” (7 reviews)
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43 Cross Street, Burton upon Trent DE14 1EG, England
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Reviewed 9 August 2017

The Coopers Tavern is like a snapshot of Burton brewing history. Lots of choice of Beer, the Bass in my opinion is particularly good and served straight from the barrel which is interesting (well I think so). Also, cheap cobs and pork pies etc which...More

Thank Daniel S
Reviewed 21 July 2017

Historic cosy pub. Good friendly service. Very well kept ales, Joules brewery mainly. Unpretentious. Don't know if food offered but definitely enjoyed the Joules Blonde beer.

Thank rowleyrag
Reviewed 20 July 2017

The Coopers is an institution. Dating back to 1776 it's the must-go place in the brewing capital of the world. It's what pubs were like before the'suits' started interfering. Apart from a cheese board (good) or pork pies (even better) you won't eat at The...More

Thank Roy T
Reviewed 24 June 2017 via mobile

This is a great lovely clean real ale house. Has undergone a bit of a refurb but has managed to keep its atmosphere. Great ales especially the Slumbering Monk which is aptly named as after a few of those you will slumber!

Thank Diane M
Reviewed 22 June 2017

What a wonderful old pub! 10 or so beers straight from the barrels in the tap room. We sat in one of the front rooms drinking Bass at £3.20 a pint and listening to a group of friends all seated round one of the long...More

Thank Addicted2016
Reviewed 25 May 2017 via mobile

Lovely old pub opposite the huge brewery. We had delicious ale and generous cheeseboard. The landlord told us he didn't like the beer and he hated cheese. The other customers all knew each other. It's a shame that from the end of the month it...More

Thank Paul C
Reviewed 23 May 2017

Congratulations to the new management! A really sympathetic refurb of a very traditional boozer and Burton landmark. The two new extended rooms work a treat and the beers remain as you'd expect from a leading real ale pub.

Thank grahamfstr
Reviewed 21 May 2017 via mobile

Lovely little pub not far from the train station and the national brewery centre. This is how pubs should be! Nice and snug and offering a wide range of ales and many different spirits. The cheese board we ordered was more than we expected! And...More

Thank Rachel F
Reviewed 12 May 2017

A must visit in Burton; the recent refurb by Joules has been sympathetically done and not detracted from the character of this gem - as ever wonderful beer and the cosy layout encourages conversation with strangers.

Thank DP25
Reviewed 6 May 2017

Real ale fans dream. Loads of choice in authentic surrounding with friendly knowledgeable owners. A little out the way but well worth looking for

Thank glenjune
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Restaurant Details

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Lunch, Drinks
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Seating, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
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Open Hours
12:00 - 23:00
17:00 - 23:00
17:00 - 23:00
17:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 43 Cross Street, Burton upon Trent DE14 1EG, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Staffordshire  >  Burton upon Trent
  • Phone Number: +44 1283 532551
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