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Address: 63 Trevarthian Road, St Austell PL25 4BY, England
Phone Number: +44 845 241 1122
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8:30 am - 7:00 pm
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Mon - Sat 8:30 am - 7:00 pm
Recommended length of visit: 2-3 hours
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Welcome to the newly refurbished St Austell Brewery Visitor Centre and...

Welcome to the newly refurbished St Austell Brewery Visitor Centre and Hicks Bar. Our Visit England accredited Visitor Centre reveals the secrets behind our award-winning brewing process. Submerge yourself in more than 160 years of brewing excellence and discover the heritage of this proudly independent family brewery. Our Hicks Bar is open 9.00am to 6.00pm. So, whether you are popping in for a coffee and a cake, a tasty pub meal or just a pint of your favourite beer, we will be happy to satisfy your appetite! And don't forget to pay a visit to the St Austell Brewery shop. With the full range of delicious St Austell bottled and canned beers (including some exclusive beers from our Small Batch Brewery) and branded gifts and clothing plus finest Walter Hicks wines, there's a drink or gift for every occasion. Plus lots of beer of course! Please note dogs are welcome in the outside decking area and shop downstairs. Only guide dogs are allowed in the Hicks Bar and museum.

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If you like Ale....

This is the place to go! A new visitors tour which is really interesting, loads of different Ales to sample, a bar and off licence to get your favourites at a discount price... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed yesterday
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St Austell, United Kingdom
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St Austell, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

This is the place to go! A new visitors tour which is really interesting, loads of different Ales to sample, a bar and off licence to get your favourites at a discount price. Wonderful!

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Cramlington, United Kingdom
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9 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We went on the brewery tour it was very interesting, at the end of the tour you could buy bottles of beer from the shop.

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Thank Allison P
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Really enjoyed our brief visit, booked to come back next week for the tour. The food in Hicks Bar was great, good portions and great value. I would highly recommend.

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Thank Claire E
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Having done the tour last time we were down we just popped into Hicks bar for lunch before heading to the shop. Staff were friendly, food was lovely, beer as always was excellent

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Thank Sarah N
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Our second visit to the St Austell Brewery Visitor Centre. Good pub food and a predictably excellent range of St Austell beers. Friendly staff, a good range of beer-related gifts in the gift shop, a brewing exhibition, and the possibility of a brewery tour for the genuinely beer-obsessed. Well worth a visit.

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Thank Gwelanmorrep
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Great relaxed atmosphere with plenty of choice on the food menu. Paired with the great choice of beers on the bar and you could spend hours here, as long as you bring a driver!! A must visit if in the area, great price on beers to take home too.

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Thank apl82
Plymouth, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

What an outstanding experience. Excellent and informative tour followed by a wonderful tasting. Such a joy to be looked after by Tracey and Roy - great to meet two people who are so knowledgeable and so obviously passionate about their job. Thanks for a great day, we will definitely be back again soon.

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Southend-on-Sea, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Popped in for beer testing , really nice informative lad behind the bar tried several different ales can't say they were to my taste but I washed it all down with Korev larger . Definitely worth a visit even if ur not into your ales . Good start to our holiday in cornwall.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

As someone that loves Tribute I had to do the brewery tour. Although it was a Saturday and not working we had a very informative tour, finished off with the obligatory tasting. Lovely 🍺🍺🍺🍺🍺

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Bristol
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 30, 2016 via mobile

We had a tour with Roy - he is a credit to the company!! So passionate, knowledgeable and a gentleman. All of the staff so friendly! My other half loves ales, I am not so much of a fan but it was really interesting! If you are driving you can take 2 bottles home Instead of tasting. On the tasting... More 

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