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Greene King Brewery

Abbot House Westgate Street, Bury St Edmunds IP33 1QT, England
+44 1284 714297
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Great guide John Englebright - thoroughly recommended

Really enjoyed the tour around the brewery. John was a great guide, interesting, interested and... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
Bury St Edmunds, United Kingdom
Excellent Guide Maureen who takes you through the history of Greene king

We went on the tour last week for a birthday present and it lived up to all the hype. Our guide... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Colchester, United Kingdom
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Attached to the beautiful Greene King brewery, our beer cafe is open Monday to Friday 8am to 6pm and Saturday 10am to 6pm. Brunch and Lunch served Monday to Friday 8am - 2pm Saturday 10am - 3pm. We have Brewery Tours everyday and a shop for beers, clothing and gifts. Upstairs we have a great party venue for up to 45 people. Call us on 01284 714297 - Cheers!
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Abbot House Westgate Street, Bury St Edmunds IP33 1QT, England
+44 1284 714297
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Reviewed 5 days ago

Really enjoyed the tour around the brewery. John was a great guide, interesting, interested and knowlegeable. Thoroughly recommend the tour its fun :)

Thank scottydrew3
Reviewed 1 week ago

We went on the tour last week for a birthday present and it lived up to all the hype. Our guide Maureen was really excellent , she was well informed and had a great personality making all the facts fun , we enjoyed the tasting...More

Thank stephen77777777
Reviewed 1 week ago

Just had a very interesting and informative tour from Mark he was very knowledgable about everything to do with the brewing process and the beers. Would advise that you book in advance to avoid disappointment as most of the tours are full. [small groups]

Thank Gaye P
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We have just been on the Greene King Brewery Tour. It was brilliant. Steve was full of information about the brewery, the history of Greene King and the local area. At the end there was plenty of time to taste the ales too. I would...More

Thank SuffolkClaire
Reviewed 1 week ago

Very informative tour guide. There are lots of stairs, something like 150, so you need to be able climb stairs easily. The bonus is being able to taste 6 popular beers at the end of the tour. The shop offers a huge range of beers.z

Thank roseglen1
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

John really knew his stuff. The tour is fascinating both in the brewery and with the surrounding history. The tasting afterwards continued the growth in knowledge and obviously with the added joy of sampling several beers.

Thank andrewschumm
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My friend and I visited the cafe for a quick hot drink before a trip to the theatre. An excellent venue. Quick, efficient and friendly service. Drinks were nice and hot. The cafe was very clean. We didn't eat anything this time but food I...More

Thank Melanie D
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Took a tour led by Maureen. Very interesting not just for the history of the brewery but also the view over Bury st Edmunds. The chance to get a generous taste of a few beers was great as well.

Thank Krangers
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I suppose it is difficult to maintain history, character and authenticity when a brewery has been modernised and upgraded in order to produce at scale. So compared to breweries who have prioritised character and authenticity over commercialism and scale (eg Hook Norton in Cotswolds, Harveys...More

Thank baobabjim
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Our trip to the brewery was the highlight of our mini break. We were met by beer elf Maureen who made us all feel welcome, and briefly outlined where we would be going and what we would be seeing. After donning our hi viz vests...More

1  Thank caretakerlorna
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Gemma L
21 November 2017|
Response from CathyTruin | Property representative |
Absolutely... we're open 10am to 6pm Monday to Saturday and this weekend, if you're venturing to Bury for the Christmas Fayre, were open till 8pm....so do visit, and why not do a brewery tour too? Give us a call on 01284... More
21 July 2017|
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Response from CathyTruin | Property representative |
Premier inn ip33 1ar if there aren't any spaces at the front of the brewery Cheers
28 June 2017|
Response from CathyTruin | Property representative |
Hello We have a 2pm tour on Mondays..if you would like to book (or can gather together a group of 10 or more, in which case we can arrange a tour around your timings) just give us a call on 01284 714297 Monday to Saturday... More