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Greene King Brewery

Closed Now: 10:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Open today: 10:00 AM - 6:00 PM
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Had a tour of the brewery for a decent sized group which was very informative. The tour guides... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
flicker89
via mobile
Great view of Bury St Edmunds from the roof

Very interesting tour the guide was very knowledgeable and informative with lots of tastings at the... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Ross T
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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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Hours Today: 10:00 AM - 6:00 PM
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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 beer tasting at the end tasting session 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 abbot ale great afternoon
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Booked the three course Christmas meal as we were going to see a band there the same night. The table was laid with a cloth, serviettes and crackers it looked very festive, we had plenty of elbow room. We were served by Sue and Charlie,...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Judy R
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Had a tour of the brewery for a decent sized group which was very informative. The tour guides’ knowledge was extensive and his delivery was very warming and friendly. The tasting at the end was very relaxed and inviting and the gift shop went above...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank flicker89
Reviewed 1 week ago

Very interesting tour the guide was very knowledgeable and informative with lots of tastings at the end will go again.There's lots of stairs so wear sensible shoes

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Ross T
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Loved it , well run by a guide who has a real passion for brewing and knows his stuff . Although not really a bitter drinker , sampling the various beers was quite pleasant. Lovely bit of history thrown in and great views from the...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I went here for a drink, also to buy beer from the shop, there is a very good selection on sale, a visit is recommended.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank B7152FJpeterw
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My third visit, the first being in 1975(ish), and the second in 2015. all were interesting, but you do still need: 1) to be interested in beer, 2) to be fit for lots of stairs, and 3) be ready for lots of standing around, some...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank BandTB
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

One of the most interesting, informative and amusing tours that I have been on. Mark was excellent. Very knowledgable and able to put this across to his audience.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank stevegolf2017
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We arrived a little late due to getting caught up in Bury Christmas Market traffic. Kim the tour leader phoned me to see where we were and we were just down the road but didn't know where the visitors car park was so staff member...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Mike A
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

A wonderful experience. Learning about the history of the brewery, how their beer is brewed and a lot of interesting antidotes in addition to the tasting session at the end was wonderful. Our guide was super friendly and accommodating.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Stian B
Reviewed 3 weeks ago 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

Date of experience: November 2018
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Holly F
14 August 2018|
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Response from leeaniel | 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
22 November 2017|
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Response from Cathy T | 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
22 July 2017|
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Response from Cathy T | Property representative |
Premier inn ip33 1ar if there aren't any spaces at the front of the brewery Cheers
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