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The Original Pub Tour of Charleston

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Address: 40 N Market St, Charleston, SC 29401-2027
Phone Number: +1 843-577-5535
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Check out our one-of-a-kind Original Pub & Brewery Tours of Charleston!...

Check out our one-of-a-kind Original Pub & Brewery Tours of Charleston! Based upon similar beer tours in Europe, we have been featured in the Atlanta Journal Constitution and the Wall Street Journal. The Pub Tour is a fun and unique tour, which includes visits to many historic pubs (some with rooftop views of the city), old taverns frequented by pirates, breweries haunted by ghosts, and a large dose of Charleston's history.

Our exclusive Brewery Tours highlight Charleston's local craft beer scene and are a great way to sample a variety of local brews while hearing the fascinating story behind Charleston beer, with a behind-the-scenes glimpse of several local breweries. The Original Pub & Brewery Tours are definitely the most exciting way to experience the city and everything LOCAL! We often sell out quickly so we recommend making reservations in advance. We accommodate groups of all sizes and will customize any group/event tours to your specific needs. Cheers!

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Our tour guide was very passionate about the city and pubs. He knew his history. Very animated :) We went to places we would not have went to and glad we did! We went to 5 places... read more

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5 of 5 starsReviewed 5 days ago
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Saint Paul, Minnesota

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Saint Paul, Minnesota
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Our tour guide was very passionate about the city and pubs. He knew his history. Very animated :) We went to places we would not have went to and glad we did! We went to 5 places and 3 places had appetizers enough for everyone. I would definitely recommend:)

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Boston, Massachusetts
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Noah showed me and my wife around - it was essentially a private tour! Noah was very nice, knowledgable, and just so happened to share hometowns with us. We had a lot of fun, and due to Noah's flexibility, went to four different bars we wanted to go to/wouldn't have due to time constraints. Good times.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Just attended a beer/app tasting @ Chico Feo sponsored by The Original Pub Tour of Charleston...absolutely superb. I would try out the tours but I'm leaving town tomorrow. Great job, Becca and Company as well as Deadwin! Great beer, food, and music!

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Roanoke, Virginia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Guide was knowledgeable - encyclopedic almost - regarding Charleston history. The tour itself was a bit on the boozy side (5 beers) so towards the end you might find your interest in history waning. Our group was small, intimate, and not the kind of rowdy bar crawl I pictured. A mix of it all: city history, building history, ghosts and... More 

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NYC
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

it was such a great experience - our guide Noah was very fun and knowledgeable - I highly receommend it

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Hubby and I booked this pub tour thinking we'd be meeting people and getting some socialising .... Bah bow... Epic fail! Although it was informative I can drink with my hubby in any bar.... :(

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Brian M, Manager at The Original Pub Tour of Charleston, responded to this review

Thanks for taking the time to post your comments, glad to find you found the tour informative and wished your experience on one of our smaller tours was more enjoyable. Our tours run daily to give travelers a chance ample opportunity to experience Charleston and some of our great local drinking spots. While not always the case, Sundays are usually... More 

Pearl River
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Our Pub Tour was such a great experience! Definitely one of the best things we did while visiting. Our tour guide, Noah, was awesome and fun! Definitely worth it!

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Raleigh, North Carolina
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

There were really no stories or history provided on the tour. After attending pub tours in Charleston and Savannah, I thought it would be similar where we would here stories about the history of each location and maybe even some ghost stories. At this one, we just walked around to a couple of pubs and a coffee shop and ordered... More 

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Brian M, Manager at The Original Pub Tour of Charleston, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to write a review and offer valuable feedback.The coffee shop/craft beer spot provides 6 local beers on tap, so we visit there on some tours. We do focus more on the complex and varied history of Charleston as opposed to the stories of each location. We aim to be clear on our website that... More 

Elizabeth, New Jersey
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2016

Learned quite a bit about craft beer and the history of Charleston. It was only the two of us, but could see how this would be fun with a group. Appetizers were included. Glad we did it!

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Kansas City, Missouri
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2016

Your guide showed up late and talked more to waitresses than the tour group. Visited 2 "pubs" in 2 hours.

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