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St Austell Brewery

63 Trevarthian Road, St Austell PL25 4BY, England
+44 845 241 1122
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Nice Brewery Experience

St. Austell Brewery has been brewing great beers for over 165 years. Guided tours are available... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Sailorsgirl
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Springfield, Missouri
Excellent

Good Tour, nice pub with friendly service. Excellent shop. Loved it, bought a huge variety of... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Herbert N
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Aadorf, Switzerland
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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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63 Trevarthian Road, St Austell PL25 4BY, England
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+44 845 241 1122
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Reviewed 1 week ago

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

Thank Sailorsgirl
StAustellManagement, Front Office Manager at St Austell Brewery, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

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

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Good Tour, nice pub with friendly service. Excellent shop. Loved it, bought a huge variety of beers, one better than the other. The Gin is also lovely unique

Thank Herbert N
StAustellManagement, Front Office Manager at St Austell Brewery, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Thank you for sharing your experience with us, we are glad you had an enjoyable time. Sarah

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Well organised exhibition space and the working microbrewery part of the whole brewery was interesting, informative with a taster session at the end, Ales and other souveniers are available. Previous tour was arround the main brewery, so be aware if returning. Food was also very...More

Thank Pat M
StAustellManagement, Front Office Manager at St Austell Brewery, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Many thanks for your review and in sharing your experience. We hope to welcome you back soon. Sarah

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

On the day we visited the tours weren’t running with any regularity, we would have had to wait 2 hours for the first tour to start, and that was the only one of the day. We looked around the visitors centre which was interesting but...More

Thank Matt C
StAustellManagement, Front Office Manager at St Austell Brewery, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

We are very sorry that on this particular day our tours were not running as they usually do, this was due to unforeseen circumstances. We are glad you still found your experience interesting and we hope to see you again soon. Sarah

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The tour is value for money with 2 pints included in the price and a interesting range of beers. There is discounts for people who came on foot or by public transport, there is senior citizen discount and money off for CAMRA members. The beer...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I took the tour with a friend of mine having already been on the older tour. This tour as far as content goes is pretty lame. Don't misunderstand me, the tour guide and his/her knowledge is fine, but this tour for health and safety reasons...More

Thank N9eav
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Having loved StAustell beers for a long time this trip was a core reason of this trip to Cornwall. It did not disappoint. The visitor centre is perfectly set up to receive. Educate and entertain guests. The tour was £12 and includes 2 drinks. I...More

Thank Everydaynormalbloke
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Excellent tour with very comprehensive tasking session at the end. Very good food selection with a proper ploughmans on offer.

Thank SPL1994
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This was on our 'to do' list for our week away in Cornwall last week and it did not disappoint. Had a brief look around the visitor centre before our tour began. Price included a couple of tokens to exchange for a couple of free...More

Thank thejellybean2
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Brilliant place to visit whether you're looking to just buy St Austell beers, ales, lager or taking in the brewery tour!

Thank Eileen S
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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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2 August 2017|
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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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