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The Brewery Tap

Certificate of Excellence
Bar, British, Pub
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52-54 Lower Bridge Street, Chester CH1 1RU, England
01244 340999
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Closed now
All hours
Sun 12:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Mon - Sat 12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
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36 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Can here with my friend and it was a pleasure. The service and staff were both amazing and the food was very tasty. I opted for the Welsh Rarebit, which came as a larger portion than expected, by no means a complaint. My friend had some kidney on toast I believe. I can't stomach offal so I can't comment on... More 

Thank hungrybear1987
Richmond, Virginia
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4 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

This place has a nice selection of beers on tap. The variety is not overwhelming, but there's something for everyone. I tried two different ales and they were perfect. I also had the house potato and leek soup (delicious!) and the beef pie. A great experience at a very traditional neighborhood style pub. Highly recommended.

Thank Tom B
Tunbridge Wells, England, United Kingdom
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19 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Stopping over a couple of nights in Chester - out for a pre dinner walk and stumbled into the Brewery Tap - great pub with loads of real ale, good number of customers and lots of conversation - as a pub should be - a nice pint of Otley beer sliding down and it's a very relaxing experience - the... More 

Thank Mark H
Liverpool, United Kingdom
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4,609 reviews
3,335 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1,535 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

One of the first places I visit on any trip to this most gorgeous of cities is The Brewery Tap as not only does this bar serve some of the best real ale's in Chester but is housed in a unique beautiful building. The Brewery Tap is accessible up a flight of stairs were you enter a beautiful 2 roomed... More 

Thank Neil K
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This place is by far and away the best pub in Chester. Excellent food, great selection of beers. All around top-notch!

Thank DexiBigReviewz
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1,690 reviews
1,359 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 499 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The Brewery Tap is an excellent tap-house for the Spitting Feathers brewery cask ales and is housed in an excellent building that has an unbelievable interior.This is a great pub in the heart of Chester that should be a must go destination for anyone who has an interest in excellent cask ales.Located up a flight of stone steps and onto... More 

1 Thank Stephen K
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Superb from start to finish White bait a favourite and the best I've ever eaten Ox heart - you've heard that already, properly good Pie - to die for Chocolate terrine YESSSSSSSSS! Cheese board best ever Fantastic night.

Thank Cakeyshoe78
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Superb is always a good opener. Whitebait....delishoise! Ox heart..........mmmmmmm Pie.... To die Chocolate and cheese incoming Head barman can be trusted to choose your wine. Romanian Pinot noir ... Who'd a thought Chef getting a kiss in next 10 mins. See how that works out. Absolute recommendation Excuse us... Chocolate pud and cheese board just arrived

Thank Hstar1971
Evesham, United Kingdom
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152 reviews
93 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 73 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Stopped in here one evening after a long sunny day. The service was great and the selection of drinks was good too! You could feel the history of the place.

Thank 141jeng
Chester UK
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16 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

What a selection of different beers and ciders... They serve a range of good quality foods all in a place with a great atmosphere!!

Thank NevShaw

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
Average prices
$7 - $22
Bar, British, Pub
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Late Night, Drinks
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Large groups, Local cuisine, Families with children, Bar scene, Dining on a budget
Open Hours
12:00 pm - 10:30 pm
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 52-54 Lower Bridge Street, Chester CH1 1RU, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Cheshire  >  Chester
  • Phone Number: 01244 340999
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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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?