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Greene King Brewery

Open Now: 10:00 - 18:00
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Great Tour

Yesterday we visited The Greene King Brewery Tour, this was the second time my husband and myself... read more

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disneybabe_7
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Braintree, United Kingdom
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Beer and history - what’s not to love?

My son was visiting from Canada and I thought this would be interesting as he likes history and... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
nicholasBSE
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Bury St Edmunds, United Kingdom
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Our famous brewery tour is the perfect way to explore our beautiful brewhouse, discover our heritage and learn how we brew. Our brewhouse was built in 1938; featuring grand art deco windows, copper mash tuns and Italian marble surfaces. The tour...more
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Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
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Abbot House Westgate Street, Bury St Edmunds IP33 1QT, England
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+44 1284 714297
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All reviews brewing process great tour our tour guide tasting session beer tasting at the end beer cafe different beers would highly recommend this tour old speckled hen stairs to climb tasting room marmalade enjoyable tour an excellent guide great beer couple of hours abbot ale
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Yesterday we visited The Greene King Brewery Tour, this was the second time my husband and myself had taken the tour but this time we took two relatives for a birthday treat. Robin was our guide and he was extremely informative about all aspects of...More

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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

My son was visiting from Canada and I thought this would be interesting as he likes history and beer. John, our guide, took us through the entire process in detail as he led us around the brewery and told the story of the company. John...More

Thank nicholasBSE
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

I have lived in the town for just over four years and thank Messrs Greene and King every time I leave my house on a brewing day. I adore the smell of malt and sugar; whenever I return from a journey, it reassures me that...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

On a whim I phoned up and managed to get on an afternoon tour ,what a fun and interesting experience. Our guide was knowledgeable and explained the brewing process perfectly. Split over a couple of sites and involving some climbing the tour takes a couple...More

Thank jeffoclarko
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Up the many steps to the top of the brewery building with fine views over the town. The guide then takes you back down the floors explaining the beer making progress. This is interesting and informative. The splendid building, housing the brewery process can be...More

Thank mikes2we
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Lovely meal and great value for money in a really nice bar. Will definately be back for another meal

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Reviewed 1 week ago

the guide who told us he had been drinking for 49.5yrs was enthusiastic but i found the tour long and we had to stand, in the cold too, listening for too long. many steps to climb too.

Thank Belinda L
Reviewed 1 week ago

We visited the brewery on Saturday November 3rd and were given an excellent tour by John, learning all about the brewing process plus a little bit of history about St Edmund. The view from the roof was an added bonus! At the end of the...More

Thank Tracey T
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Maureen is a hidden gem for GK, she has loads of facts and figures. Amusing stories and us a great Beer Elf. She made the tour great.

Thank spungew
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We spent the weekend in Bury & came across this by accident as we drove past it. Decided to have a walk up & have a drink in there. It was a nice idea to pay for a pint of ale but have 3 different...More

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Holly F
13 August 2018|
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Response from Lee-Anne w | Reviewed this property |
Hi there yes you don’t need “tickets” and we arrived 15mins before the start time...... to have a pint :)
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Gemma L
21 November 2017|
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Response from CathyTruin | Property representative |
Absolutely... we're open 10am to 6pm Monday to Saturday and this weekend, if you're venturing to Bury for the Christmas Fayre, were open till 8pm....so do visit, and why not do a brewery tour too? Give us a call on 01284... More
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Lisa1232
21 July 2017|
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Response from CathyTruin | Property representative |
Premier inn ip33 1ar if there aren't any spaces at the front of the brewery Cheers
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