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St Austell Brewery

63 Trevarthian Road, St Austell PL25 4BY, England
+44 845 241 1122
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A great visit

The brewery is a great place to visit - whether for just food or drink, or to go on a tour. The... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Thomas C
Plymouth, United Kingdom
Worth visiting if you are in the Area.

It was raining when we were in St Austell earlier this month so we were looking for an indoor... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Leicester, United Kingdom
via mobile
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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 6.00pm. 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. Plus lots of beer of course! Please note dogs are welcome in the outside decking area and shop downstairs. Only guide dogs are allowed in the Hicks Bar and museum.
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Hours Today: 08:30 - 19:00
Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
63 Trevarthian Road, St Austell PL25 4BY, England
+44 845 241 1122
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Reviewed 4 days ago

The brewery is a great place to visit - whether for just food or drink, or to go on a tour. The staff are really friendly and it's great value all round. The tour takes around an hour and you get a drink and some...More

Thank Thomas C
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

It was raining when we were in St Austell earlier this month so we were looking for an indoor attraction. The brewery fit the bill perfectly. There is a smallish shop, pub where you can taste the beers, (they also do good pub grub) and...More

Thank mikepO1535MZ
Reviewed 1 week ago

I've toured several Breweries, and have to say this is one of the best. The pre-tour exhibition is very revealing and shows a wonderful commitment to Cornwall and its community values. Of course, the post-tour sampling was most welcome!!!

Thank MedEngland
Reviewed 1 week ago

The St. Austell brewery tour has pretty much everything a visitor would need. The guide showed us the brewing process from beginning to end, and I was particularly impressed with the tubes connoting all the ingredients above selected bottles of beer, this was a very...More

Thank Brianjsg
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We visited on a wet Saturday and it was busy. We had to wait for the next tour as it was busy but the food served was well presented and very good. The actual tour was very informative and at £10 for Concessions/CAMRA members, £12...More

Thank Lin M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Decided to visit here on a dull day and have a tour of the brewery. All the staff we encountered were friendly and helpful and enthusiastic about their jobs. Our tour guide was Nick Orton and he was very knowledgable and enthusiastic about the tour....More

Thank JerseyGirl1981
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Had a great tour Anne was a brilliant tour guide and a credit to your firm she was very friendly the tour was well organised very informative the tasting was great certainly would recommend a visit

Thank Chris B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

First class tour. Excellent, friendly and helpful staff. Good choice of food and drinks, lovely bar surroundings.

Thank malcolm_owen_jones
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Well planned and thought out tour. Easy to understand thanks to knowledge and helpfulness of staff. Fantastic facilities. The best brewery tour I've been on.

Thank paulandmeg2017
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Brilliant brewery tour very informative. Ideal place on a rainy day. Help staff. 2 bottle tops given at the begining of tour and you can go home with 2 bottles of your chose or a drink at the bar. We went home with 2 bottles...More

Thank S5976YKmary
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Frederick R
Are the tours open all year round
23 August 2016|
Response from StAustellManagement | Property representative |
HI Frederick, Thanks for your question – the brewery tours are available all year round. Please let me know if you'd like any further information. Best wishes, St Austell Brewery Management
What is the entrance cost
23 May 2016|
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Response from Cornishkings | Reviewed this property |
Guided Tour prices: Adults £10.00 Senior Citizens £8.00 Students £8.00 subject to student card identification Children over 14 years old £7.00 CAMRA members £7.50 on production of their membership card Free tasting of the... More