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The Brewery Tap

52-54 Lower Bridge Street, Chester Ch1 1RU, England
01244 340999
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Ranked #23 of 417 Restaurants in Chester
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $7 - $22
Hours:
Sun 12:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Mon - Sat 12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
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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Cheshire
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39 reviews 39 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 24, 2015 NEW

Wow. Superb range of beers, great service, lovely staff, and freshly prepared food with very generous portions. The place itself is unique, high ceiling with original 1600's daub walls. Almost faultless, ( only very minor negative was the room was quite cold) all that said I will go here often in the future.

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London, United Kingdom
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68 reviews 68 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
54 helpful votes 54 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 17, 2015

An American friend was over on business so a trip to the Brewery Tap was called for. They have an extensive selection of beers but surprising that the place seemed deserted. Previous occasions I have had to fight my way. The building is quite voluminous and the ceiling high so with few punters lacked some atmosphere. Also the access is... More 

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bridgend
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19 reviews 19 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 15, 2015

i visited this establishment last night , whilst visiting chester to attend my nans funeral , (14/01/15 , and as soon as we walked thru the door , we were greeted with a warm welcome which was great considering the weather was terrible last night , we were offered a bar tab to keep going whilst we were there ,... More 

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Nantwich, United Kingdom
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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2015

In Chester with my partner prior to Xmas for a few days break, we headed for The Brewery Tap after reading the Good Beer Guide and TA reviews. WHAT A FIND. Pleasant knowledgeable & helpful staff, offering a taste of any ale we weren't familiar with, and making what was a miserable wet Tuesday, into an evening to remember. Enjoying... More 

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22 reviews 22 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2015

Great beer ipa came here before had kidneys on toast and few beers good sign when you come back and as good as before don't get that often this is a must for civilized drinkers DO NOT take the kidneys on toast off menu please my guilty pleasure while in Chester the ale is another reason great real ale the... More 

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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 5, 2015

so impressed with the food here have drank only a few times prior and always said I would try the grub so glad we did. amazing chunky chips lovely whitebait and ham sandwich, massive portions always welcome and washed down with a nice ipa!

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Whitchurch, United Kingdom
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14 reviews 14 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2015

This is a quirky and interesting place to go for a meal in Chester. It is central but feels off the beaten track. The building is amazing and very different from the typical chain pubs. Good selection of beers and tasty good value food. The pub is welcoming to children and has lots of board games...but don't expect chicken nuggets... More 

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south wales
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10 reviews 10 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 1, 2015

Good atmosphere, quick service and good selection of ales. Visited between Christmas and new year and obviously very popular meeting place

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London, United Kingdom
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3 reviews 3 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 31, 2014

We were told about this place by the barman who worked in the hotel we stayed at. We asked him if he knew of any nice pubs in the area that was cosy, and did good food. He really did make a fantastic recommendation. I had a vegetable pie, and my boyfriend had slow cooked lamb. We weren't disappointed on... More 

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Birmingham, United Kingdom
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41 restaurant reviews
41 helpful votes 41 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 30, 2014

The place itself is great. The ales are varied and the food is good quality. We weren't too impressed with the landlord, openly taking personal calls and making slightly off-colour remarks to his female staff (who were doing a really good job all-round, incidentally). That aside though, the whole establishment is top drawer and we'd thoroughly recommend it!

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Additional Information about The Brewery Tap

Address: 52-54 Lower Bridge Street, Chester Ch1 1RU, England
Phone Number: 01244 340999
Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Cheshire  >  Chester
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
Average Prices: USD 7 - 22
Cuisine: British

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