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Greene King Brewery

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Address: Abbot House Westgate Street, Bury St. Edmunds IP33 1QT, England
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+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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Brewery tour with Maureen

We went on the tour with a couple of friends. We were able to book the tour on line which is good. The tour itself was really good and showed not just beer making on a large... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed yesterday
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

We went on the tour with a couple of friends. We were able to book the tour on line which is good. The tour itself was really good and showed not just beer making on a large scale but also the history of the company. During the tour you go to the top of the building and are able to... More 

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Banstead, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Our guide, Cathy, was excellent but other reviews seem to suggest all the guides really know their stuff. It takes about an hour and fifteen minutes to go around the brewery and then you finish in the café for a tasting where they are certainly not mean with the beer. If you drive right to the brewery from the south... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Fantastic day out for my brother and I , Steve the tour guide was top class and gave a lot of history into the brewery and Bury St Edmunds itself , tour was great and not rushed and even during the beer tasting Steve again was still full of knowledge , great value , would definitely go again .

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Downham Market, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a great tourist attraction, especially if you like beers. The tour gives a great history of Bury St Edmunds and brewing in the town in general as well as the Greene King brewery and the brewing process. The tour includes a wander round the roof of the brewery to look down over the town and Suffolk countryside. At... More 

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Bury St. Edmunds, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Local boys 'day out'. Tour guide Steve put in a lot of additional local history to make the tour even more interesting. My 4th tour over the years, and the best one yet.

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

Went as part of a weekend away birthday treat. Really interesting tour and history of Bury St Edmunds. Enjoyed the beer tasting at the end!

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Leighton Buzzard, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

What an excellent tour. Our tour guide, Maureen, mad this a never to be forgotten tour. An amazing place that was certainly an eye opener to the brewing world. The roof top gives a fantastic view of Bury St Edmunds. The beer tasting at the end of the tour was brilliant (hic) Thanks to everyone involved, especially Maureen :-)

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

John (our guide) was very good at describing the process by which beer is made at Greene King and its background. He was entertaining whilst showing us around, with snippets of history and derivations of common phrases, of which we had no idea, came from the brewing fraternity. The view from the top was fantastic and the beer tasting at... More 

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

Went on the brewery tour on Friday night with family, and had a great time! Kim our tour guide knew all the history of the company and the ales. Ended the evening sampling ales that I had never tried before and of course the best of all Abbott Ale! - Really recommend this!

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

Went on the tour Friday evening with Kim - had a really good time, we all really enjoyed it - not really a beer drinker but really enjoyed the tasting at the end. Really recommend it. Thanks Kim

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