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St Austell Brewery

63 Trevarthian Road, St Austell PL25 4BY, England
+44 845 241 1122
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Great tasting session

Although we were unable to book a tour, we had a super look around the visitors centre. I liked... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Gloucester, United Kingdom
Excellent tour with plenty of beer

I had heard this was a great place to visit for a tour and I wasn't disappointed. The brewery have... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
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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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Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
63 Trevarthian Road, St Austell PL25 4BY, England
+44 845 241 1122
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Although we were unable to book a tour, we had a super look around the visitors centre. I liked layout and you could easily spend an hour or so here. We has quite a few samples of their beers, even though we didn't have a...More

Thank Nadoleg
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I had heard this was a great place to visit for a tour and I wasn't disappointed. The brewery have spent a fortune on the visitor centre, and it was a pleasure to look around the many displays. We payed for a brewery [note there...More

Thank mark_bates09
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We came to the brewery to have an insight on how one of our favourite tipples is made. The tour was really interesting and our tour guide Roy was really informative and willing to answer any questions. It was good value for money and I...More

Thank Sazzielou
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We decided to walk to this brewery tour as my poor other half always has to drive and miss out on all the samples. We booked into the next tour on our arrival and were offered a little taster to have before we started which...More

Thank Jet C
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This was an excellent place to visit and the tour was well worth the money. Our guide Roy was very knowledgeable about the history and workings of the brewery. We were not rushed which was great and any questions we asked were answered very quick...More

Reviewed 16 September 2017 via mobile

Had a very enjoyable tour on a rainy Cornish day. We hadn't booked and still managed to be included in a morning tour of about 10 people. The lady taking the tour took us through the types of beer that are brewed by the company...More

Thank smilers2
Reviewed 14 September 2017

Excellent tour round the brewery, guide was very informative, explaining the processes involved in brewing the different types of beer & lunch in the restaurant was really good. It's well worth a visit - would highly recommend

Thank Alison C
Reviewed 13 September 2017 via mobile

Went on Brewery tour and found it to be really enjoyable and informative. Entrance fee included book on history of brewery and two pints one which you could swap for tasting session if you wanted or if driving could have two bottles of beer to...More

Thank Lucia S
Reviewed 13 September 2017

I was not sure about this tour, as it does not take you round the tower part of the brewery but I was wrong. The whole experience was very informative and the tastings was brilliant. We tried the tutored tastings which involves small amounts of...More

Thank Gary_Faulkner
Reviewed 8 September 2017

We took the 16.00 tour 31st August not sure what to expect - but was well worth the visit. Our guide Pat was very informative, cheery and explained all the processes and the history of making ale. Sampling many of the beers afterwards was a...More

Thank Rita A
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Questions & Answers
6 August 2017|
Response from Brian F |
No there are stairs and uneven floors
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.
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.