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The National Brewery Centre

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Very interesting guided tour which took just over an hour.. free beers at the end.. can go back... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
lorrainedownes1967
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Barmouth, United Kingdom
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Well worth a visit!

We were staying in the area for a long weekend and took advantage of a Groupon voucher to visit. We... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Adclare
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Beccles
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Re-opened in 2010, the Centre incorporates the former Bass Museum and tells the story of the birthplace of british beer, its people and the history of brewing in the UK. Our tour guides offer daily tours at 11.00am and 2.00pm each day and really...more
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Horninglow Street, Burton upon Trent DE14 1NG, England
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Very interesting guided tour which took just over an hour.. free beers at the end.. can go back around yourselves to read and try all the gadgets. Had a carvery whilst there.. fantastic day out

Thank lorrainedownes1967
Mike S, Manager at The National Brewery Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Thanks for your excellent feedback on a good day at the Brewery, followed by our 'famous' carvery lunch on Sundays. Certainly a good option if you are visiting the area.

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We were staying in the area for a long weekend and took advantage of a Groupon voucher to visit. We would thoroughly recommend. The tour was really interesting, our guide Ian was a very knowledgeable and entertaining chap with a great sense of humour, I...More

Thank Adclare
Mike S, Manager at The National Brewery Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Thanks for your review, pleased to note you enjoyed the tour and our guide Ian. The guides do try to make the brewery experience an interesting couple of hours and we do brew the craft beer on site, so I hope you enjoyed the samples!!...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Took advantage of a rare wet day to visit. Opted for the guided tour and beer tasting, good choice! Very knowledgeable and amusing guided tour followed by a beer tasting at the Brewery Tap. Booked lunch at the Brewery Tap for later and then revisited...More

Thank Keith R
Mike S, Owner at The National Brewery Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Great feedback and glad you enjoyed you tour, The National Brewery Centre does have some interesting special events coming up which might tempt you to return, so hope to see you again soon.

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Visited the venue for the second time for an awards presentation. Always a friendly and welcoming visit. We were outside in the marquee, admittedly it is looking a little tatty and may need some minor TLC, but all in all a great experience. Would recommend...More

Thank XoxTashaxoX
Mike S, Owner at The National Brewery Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thanks for your review and recommendation. We do dress up the Marquee for the special events and it looks great for weddings and our themed event nights. Hope to see you again soon. Mike

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Was given tickets to go to this centre enjoyed every minute great history place in derby very good visit host was very knowledgeable also very good real ale served

Thank briansbay
Mike S, Owner at The National Brewery Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thanks for your review. Please look out for some of our special events in the autumn, Could well be worth another visit ? Best Regards, Mike

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Had been to visit the Brewery once before for their Haloween Themed Event a few years back but had not done a day time tour. Glad we went, it was really good. Our tour guide Des was brilliant. He got everyone involved and made the...More

Thank Janet H
Mike S, Owner at The National Brewery Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thanks for the great review, Des will appreciate your comments. Look out for this years Autumn events. The NBC has som3e good stuff coming up Beyoncé tribute, Jazz Festival and the Oktoberfest just to name a few. Hope to see you again soon. Mike

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A wonderfully organised evening event at this fantastic concert venue. Would definitely advise people to go along good food and beers.More

Thank Nick C
Mike S, Owner at The National Brewery Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you for your great comments about our recent Rolling Clones tribute night. We have an excellent programme of events through the year and dining in the Brewery Tap Restaurant for a pre concert package price is really good value. Hope to see you again...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Did the 2 hour tour with our guide Ian and his wealth of knowledge was unbelievable, I’m registered disabled and he made sure I was able to sit when he was doing his talk, it was full of laughs, his witty humour and quotes were...More

Thank Cath1963pat
Mike S, Owner at The National Brewery Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thanks for letting us know about your visit. We are an accessible site and apart from the cobbles pretty level. Our team of tour guides are all ex Bass lifers and do know their stuff. Its great to get good feedback for them. Hope to...More

Reviewed 16 August 2018

Excellent night and very reasonably priced. One massive disappointment though which will influence future visits - we were charged £1.70 for a plastic cup of warm lemonade poured from an R Whites litre bottle. £3.40 for a pint when a full litre bottle can be...More

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Mike S, Manager at The National Brewery Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you for your review, we try to keep our bar prices competitive and do not overcharge on spirits or beers, even on concert nights. We have to use plastic cups for the concert evening for safety reasons. I was pleased to read that you...More

Reviewed 16 August 2018 via mobile

We are staying local and literally just nipped in to look at the Beer Boutique as my husband likes craft ale. Whilst he was shopping a lovely gentleman took my 7 year old daughter and I to see the shire horses having new shoes put...More

Thank Kelly S
Mike S, Owner at The National Brewery Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thanks for your review. Five stars is great and we appreciate your feedback on our shire horses and groom .

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stu888uk
20 June 2018|
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Yes they are but not on the bar or restaurant area. Who do have a small conservatory area which we are happy for you to use if you have a dog
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Jaco H
28 February 2018|
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Response from david e | Property representative |
It takes approx 90 minutes for the guided tour then you can walk around at your leisure to take in all the displays on site
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firstclassliz
20 October 2017|
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The Brewery Tap Bar and Restaurant is open to the public and not just museum visitors. Car parking is free. There is a good pub food menu and a selection of craft ales plus a restaurant menu with good choices and an... More
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