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The Brewery Tap

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52-54 Lower Bridge Street, Chester CH1 1RU, England
01244 340999
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12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun 12:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Mon - Sat 12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Dining options: Late Night, Dinner, Breakfast, Drinks, Lunch, Reservations
Description: Traditional British style pub set in a wonderful historic location...
Traditional British style pub set in a wonderful historic location offering great value local food and ales in warm and friendly surroundings
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Good range of beers and brilliant building

My boyfriend and I vistied this pub. The building is quite unique with parts of the building dating from the twelfth century. They have a good range of beers and I really enjoyed the honey porter. As I prefer darker ales.

5 of 5 starsReviewed August 31, 2015
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Good for:
  • Dining on a budget
  • Large groups
  • Doing business
  • Local cuisine
  • Bar scene
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2015 NEW

My boyfriend and I vistied this pub. The building is quite unique with parts of the building dating from the twelfth century. They have a good range of beers and I really enjoyed the honey porter. As I prefer darker ales.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2015 NEW

Welcoming staff who provide a good service with a sense of humour, a good range of beers to sample and a good menu with well cooked food.

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Leeds, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2015 NEW

Went her with my wife for an evening meal whilst on holiday in Chester. Great selection of real Ales and a good selection of home prepared food The staff were very helpful and clearly explained the benefits/drawbacks of the Ales on offer and the less familiar items on the menu such as Witch fish and stuffed Megrim. A very good... More 

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Wigan, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2015

Fantastic range of ales and cider at very very reasonable prices! We spent a night in here, such a relaxed vibe and lovely staff!! We really enjoyed the experience.

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Durham, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2015

We came here for a visit and were warmly welcomed by staff and offered water for our dog. Very pleasant time had by us all. Plenty of real ales to choose from. Nice clean environment with many original features. Didn't try the food on this occasion but the menu looked good. The board had information about various nights of entertainment... More 

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Stoke-on-Trent, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2015

Every time I am in Chester I make it a point of visiting this venue to sample their own cask ales as well as the others they have on tap. The choice of food is also pretty good although this time I just had a cheese board. The main bar is visually quite splendid and its a good place to... More 

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Camberley, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2015

I was by myself for dinner, had no trouble with getting a table. The main hall/room is just wonderful and has a great vibe about it. History and architecture buffs will love it. Very friendly staff, quick service - I don't think I waited 15 minutes for food to come out (and the place was nearly full at the time).... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2015

The service is excellent, the atmosphere is very welcoming. Always new bear to try. The staff is very friendly and helpful. We have been in this pub many times and highly recommend it to anyone.

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Northchurch
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2015

The Brewery Tap is a great pub in a very interesting old building.On our visit there was a good choice of real ale and food. I had the Cornish sardines for lunch and it was superb. Would highly recommend a part of your visit to the magnificent City of Chester.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2015

A real ale house. We walked after on recommendation of the hotel staff. The rooms a superb, and he ambiance is great. The food is well balanced. And great value for money. I would very much recommend the mushroom soup. Nice and spicy.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 52-54 Lower Bridge Street, Chester CH1 1RU, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Cheshire  >  Chester
  • Phone Number: 01244 340999

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 7 - 22
  • Cuisine: British, Pub

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Dining on a budget, Large groups, Doing business, Local cuisine, Bar scene

Description

Traditional British style pub set in a wonderful historic location offering great value local food and ales in warm and friendly surroundings
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Monday
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Tuesday
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Wednesday
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Thursday
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Friday
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Saturday
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm

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