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Address: Abbot House Westgate Street, Bury St. Edmunds IP33 1QT, England
Phone Number: +44 1284 714297
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Attached to the beautiful Greene King brewery, our beer cafe is open Monday...

Attached to the beautiful Greene King brewery, our beer cafe is open Monday to Friday 8am to 6pm and Saturday 10am to 6pm. Brunch and Lunch served Monday to Friday 8am - 2pm Saturday 10am - 3pm. We have Brewery Tours everyday and a shop for beers, clothing and gifts. Upstairs we have a great party venue for up to 45 people. Call us on 01284 714297 - Cheers!

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My BF is a big real ale especially Greene King drinker. Living on the Brewery's doorstep it was an ideal place to visit. Maureen was an amazing host. Full of information, super... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed yesterday
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

My BF is a big real ale especially Greene King drinker. Living on the Brewery's doorstep it was an ideal place to visit. Maureen was an amazing host. Full of information, super friendly an ideal host. Taster session at the sampling Greene Kings Ales was a massive bonus. Thoroughly enjoyed it. Keep up the good work Maureen will definitely recommend... More 

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Bury St. Edmunds, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

A good insight into a real brewery. An interesting tour. Be warned if you can't cope with stairs, this tour is not for you.

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Canterbury, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

A most interesting tour of the Greene King brewery in Bury St Edmunds, with stories of brewing past and present, and concluding with a sampling session, conducted by an entertaining tour guide (Maureen).

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Isle of Seil, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Bought a brewery tour and had a fun, but very informative visit. Would definitely recommend as the staff were very knowledgeable and friendly

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Thank David G
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I took my husband here for a brewery tour for his birthday and it was a great day out. The guide was knowledgeable and very interesting and lots of beer available to taste. They even provided a soft drink for us non-beer drinkers!!

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Thank Lizzie W
Peterborough, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Tour started in the cafe/shop then off round the brewery. Guide Susan very knowledgeable & good fun. Not too many in the group so able to chat with everyone there. After the tour into the bar for tasting of the beers & chutneys that was very enjoyable. For the cost of the tour really good value. Would recommend this to... More 

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Crawley, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is very popular so you're probably best off booking tickets before hand. You'll get shown around the brewery and get a bit of history about brewing at Westgate. The highlight of course is the tasting of the excellent range of beers. The tour starts and ends in the cafe & shop so if you are feeling peckish (or want... More 

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Hadleigh, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We took a party of 30 for a tour of the brewery. It was all well organised and we explored the brewery in groups of 10. Our guide was informative and funny and explained everything clearly. The view from the top of the brewery was wonderful on a stunning Autumn day. Our lunch was very tasty and we had lots... More 

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Thank SusieA111
Cambridge, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I booked this tour as a birthday treat for my hubby as he loves his ales but even I found this tour interesting and nicely finished off at the end with tasting the different ales, which even I liked! If you got to bury st Edmunds book this tour!

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Suffolk
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Excellent brewery tour - great guide (John) - learned about the history of brewing on the site, saw the amazing brewing vats and how the whole impressive operation works. Magnificent rooftop views of Bury a bonus. So impressive that an international brewery still operates from the town centre using its heritage buildings. Tour followed by lots of beer tastings in... More 

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