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The Brewery Tap

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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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75 reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Had enjoyed a light lunch here a couple of years ago & having read the many excellent reviews on TA, my husband & I were keen to try an evening meal. Sadly, we were disappointed with the food we ate. I have enjoyed better fish & chips from our local chippy & my husband's beef & ale pie was, again,... More 

Thank Cazza1999
Mid Wales
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72 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

What a great sympathetic conversion of a Jacobean hall to a modern pub, there was a lovely atmosphere on the day we visited. The range of beer and cider is excellent and the food different and very good will be visiting again soon.

Thank DP25
Berkshire, United Kingdom
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110 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Popped in here for a pint and was amazed at the choice. Great venue with a history - pick up a leaflet and read all about it. Menu looked good - will revist and eat one day

Thank 3towels
North Yorkshire, United Kingdom
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189 reviews
57 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 96 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This old pub, above ground level, has a range of real ales and a good ambience. We enjoyed a drink there on a Saturday afternoon and would certainly go again.

Thank LPW24
Chesterfield, United Kingdom
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8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

In a fantastic setting - up a flight of steps to a Jacobean Hall, with some original features, notably the fireplace behind the bar. A good selection of beers, from local breweries and further afield. Surprisingly, on our visit only one from Spitting Feathers, for whom this is the Tap. Thirst Quencher by name - very appropriate for a hot... More 

Thank Ocean-Road37
Carmarthen, United Kingdom
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14 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Really nice old building, comfortable, cosy & cool with a v.good selection of beers/ales/porters etc. Staff were v friendly & helpful. Would definitely go back when If I'm in Chester again. Be good to get more Welsh beer on!

Thank AndyEnchilada
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20 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Visited with family this month. Stunning building and a famtastic choice of ales! Great for a relaxed, top quality pint. Will be back.

Thank Angharad M
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Impressive venue and lovely beers. So enjoyed the space. Really nice atmosphere too. Food looked good so will try it next time.

Thank Tracey W
Stoke-on-Trent, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Great pub food in a really nice atmosphere. We also enjoyed reading about the pubs history. Will definitely be back the next time we are in Chester.

Thank Sharon B
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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The beer selection was great of course but it was the food we enjoyed the most. The fried whitebait appetiser is not to be passed on. The whole experience was so delightful!

Thank Catherine M

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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
Dining on a budget, Bar scene, Families with children, Large groups, Local cuisine
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?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?