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The Brewery Tap

52-54 Lower Bridge Street, Chester Ch1 1RU, England
01244 340999
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Ranked #20 of 375 restaurants in Chester
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $7 - $22
Cuisines: British
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Good for: Bar scene, Large groups, Doing business, Local cuisine, Entertaining clients, Dining on a budget
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
Description: 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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90% Recommend
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Weymouth, United Kingdom
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2014 NEW

Lovely Beers in a Jacobean old hall, friendly atmosphere and good ale, a must visit on a night out in Chester.

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Exeter, United Kingdom
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25 reviews 25 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2014 NEW

Recommended to visit this property due to the quality of the real ales and history of the building. Neither disappointed.

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Tewkesbury, United Kingdom
14 reviews 14 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2014 NEW

We found this in the Internet and thought we would give it a try as we were in the city visiting friends. It is a lovely old building dating back to the early 1600s. We had an excellent meal - Devilled kidneys and Pigs Trotter on Toast to start with, Chicken and pigs trotter pie and boiled ox tongue and... More

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Chester, United Kingdom
11 reviews 11 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2014

In general the food is not bad and a bit different to main stream. It seems that the bars staff think that the customers are there for them. Young girls with a bit of a up their own b-m complex, especially the man. There is on young blond tall girl that's been there for some time she is nice and... More

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Top Contributor
149 reviews 149 reviews
83 restaurant reviews
92 helpful votes 92 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2014

We came in for a couple of beers one evening and they had a variety of interesting cask ales to choose from. We had already eaten so didn't try the food but I know they have a good reputation and by the look of the menu it wasn't the standard pub fayre. It's a very old property and I liked... More

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Bethany Beach, Delaware
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82 reviews 82 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2014

Nice selection of beer and a good cider on tap. Located in a nice older building. Friendly service and good food.

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Harrisonburg, Virginia
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58 reviews 58 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2014

I had two dinners here on consecutive nights and enjoyed both though the second was better. My American undergraduates absolutely loved the place which was their first taste of England: for food, drink and overall atmosphere. The sausages were very popular and the spotted dick lovely. Service could be a little slow, but was friendly. I recommend the brewery tap... More

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Lincoln, UK
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122 reviews 122 reviews
70 restaurant reviews
69 helpful votes 69 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2014

What a refreshing change from the pub chains. Unique decor in the old building is welcoming and interesting. The selection of beers is first rate, and they seem very well kept, and the wife enjoyed her Chenin Blanc very much. We saw some food come out of the kitchen and decided to give it a try. The steak and ale... More

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North Wales, United Kingdom
13 reviews 13 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2014 via mobile

After doing my homework on where to get a good choice of craft ales, my husband and I visited for a couple on a Sunday afternoon. Of course impressed by the range of ales, but the atmosphere here is truly unique. The venue is just so historic that you really feel like you have gone back in time, but in... More

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Howden, Yorkshire
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45 reviews 45 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
41 helpful votes 41 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2014

Went in for a drink on Saturday afternoon. We tried three of the beers on offer all were well kept and as described Good real ale pub Did not try the food as we were eating elsewhere later on

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