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All 385 Chester Restaurants

The Brewery Tap

52-54 Lower Bridge Street, Chester Ch1 1RU, England
01244 340999
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Ranked #28 of 385 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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English first
Chester, United Kingdom
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13 reviews 13 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2014 NEW

Always a good vibe here Food, limited menu but very good and great value for money Good selection of ales from local brewery

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Herefordshire, United Kingdom
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 19, 2014

Great beer and good food. My only criticism would be that trip advisor promoted it as a family place. Entrance not suitable for Children (very unsafe steps to property for children) Asked what they did for children, they said they could do half size portions. That would be fine, but please don't charge full price!!!! This put a damper on... More

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Carlisle
Top Contributor
102 reviews 102 reviews
60 restaurant reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 19, 2014

This is a great, great place, difficult stairs, especially after downing 4 pints of that cider (7.2% of pure evil loveliness), the food menu is very interesting with some very different dishes. Didn't get to eat here but it looked great. There is a great range of beers on tap (as in the name) and all the ones I tried... More

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Derby, United Kingdom
Top Contributor
59 reviews 59 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 13, 2014

Have just led a group of 13 on a trip to Liverpool and Chester and we ate here on Wednesday night. Hadn't booked so we were lucky to get two adjacent tables. Building (old Jacobean townhouse) is splendid, very good range of real ales - vital for our team ! Menu fairly limited but turned out to excellent quality, value... More

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Seattle, WA
Senior Contributor
29 reviews 29 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
60 helpful votes 60 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 7, 2014

This was the worst pub experience I had on my recent trip to the UK. I walked in and (as an inexperienced pub goer) asked if I should order or find a table and she looked at me like I was stupid. No thanks. Took a look at the menu and wasn't impressed enough to deal with her attitude so... More

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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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15 reviews 15 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2014

Think this was one of husband's favorite meals. Yummy beef steeped in beer with puff pastry topping. Beer and hard cider were delicious.

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Essex,UK
Top Contributor
78 reviews 78 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
45 helpful votes 45 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2014

Had lunch here on our first day in Chester. Our sandwiches came as huge rolls, with loads of filling, but ended up being hard to get down, as quite dry! Average service, but good choice of beers.

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Saltburn-by-the-Sea, United Kingdom
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44 reviews 44 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2014

We popped in here on the way back to the hotel, and hubby wished we'd got in a lot earlier as there were so many lovely sounding beers he wanted to try! We didn't eat, but the menu looked good. We'll be there earlier next time we're in Chester! A lovely building, too.

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Cannock
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22 reviews 22 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2014

good selection of beers, quirky atmosphere but menu a little unusual and didn't appeal to me, unless you fancy pigs trotters, heart, ox tongue or kidneys. A little too medieval for me.

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Doncaster, United Kingdom
Senior Reviewer
6 reviews 6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2014

Good beer and a hearty meal in historic surroundings. Fish and chips for just under, and home made pie and chips for just over a tenner.

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