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The Original Pub Tour of Charleston

40 N Market St, Charleston, SC 29401-2027
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Fun Tour

Brian was an excellent host - loved his stories about the pubs and Charleston. Enjoyed all the... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Jennifer0118
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Green Bay, Wisconsin
Great time

Good stories, history information. Walking tour but not super long walks in between places. Good... read more

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Reviewed 3 days ago
ilovepetz04
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Myrtle Beach, South Carolina
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Check out our one-of-a-kind Original Pub & Brewery Tours of Charleston! Based upon similar beer tours in Europe, we have been featured in the Atlanta Journal Constitution and the Wall Street Journal. The Pub Tour is a fun and unique tour, which includes visits to many historic pubs (some with rooftop views of the city), old taverns frequented by pirates, breweries haunted by ghosts, and a large dose of Charleston's history. Our exclusive Brewery Tours highlight Charleston's local craft beer scene and are a great way to sample a variety of local brews while hearing the fascinating story behind Charleston beer, with a behind-the-scenes glimpse of several local breweries. The Original Pub & Brewery Tours are definitely the most exciting way to experience the city and everything LOCAL! We often sell out quickly so we recommend making reservations in advance. We accommodate groups of all sizes and will customize any group/event tours to your specific needs. Cheers!
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“pub crawl” (41 reviews)
“local brews” (27 reviews)
“blind tiger” (18 reviews)
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40 N Market St, Charleston, SC 29401-2027
Downtown
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Brian was an excellent host - loved his stories about the pubs and Charleston. Enjoyed all the bars we went to - each had a different atmosphere.

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Reviewed 3 days ago

Good stories, history information. Walking tour but not super long walks in between places. Good appetizers, beer and cocktails along the way.

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1  Thank ilovepetz04
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Colby was our tour guide, he was personable, fun, professional and very knowledgeable. Colby took us to places/pubs and areas in Charleston that we would not have seen on a regular tour.

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2  Thank Susan C
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had done this tour once before and liked it so much decided to do it again. Our original date was cancelled due to my husband and being to only people to sign up, they moved us to the next day, but failed to tell...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Booked the tour for four people on 3/22 for our visit that week. No representative from the tour showed up on the 3/22 and the barkeep at the meeting place called the touring company and was told that there was no booking for that day....More

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1  Thank lodea14
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Tour was fine, but 3 weeks before our tour I called to cancel 2 people from our group and was promised a full refund for them. Refund never came despite calling and emailing multiple times. Would not trust them again.

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3  Thank Ainsley S
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My husband and I had so much fun on our pub tour! We learned so much about the history of Charleston, and it was much more than the typical things you would find in a history book. Our guide was very knowledgeable and provided us...More

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1  Thank abigailauren1013
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My friends and I had a great time pub crawling with Coby. He had fun historical facts he shared at every location and took us thru some back alleys to navigate the city. Even introduced us to the owner of the oldest package store in...More

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1  Thank kjenkins372
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Took this tour on our first day in Charleston. Coby was amazing and very informative about many topics on Charleston's history. He took interest into our passions since it was just me and my husband. Highly suggest to anyone to take this tour if they...More

1  Thank Natalie U
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We had a fun time on our pub tour. Coby, our tour guide, was a great storyteller and kept us laughing and listening to his many stories. Lots of pirate history. We visited 5 pubs and he had a story about them all. 3 stops...More

1  Thank Deb T
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Roberta C
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Response from 524kathyw3 | Reviewed this property |
It was supposed to be 90 minutes, but we were the last tour of the day, so our tour guide was extended it a bit, so it ended being about 2 hours.
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