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Greene King Brewery

Closes in 18 min: 10:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Open today: 10:00 AM - 6:00 PM
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See how it's made and then taste it!

It was fascinating to be able to go behind the scenes and learn about the brewing process as it... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Great Experience

We're from St Louis, MO and of course have done the free AB tour. This one was much more... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Wichita, Kansas
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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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Abbot House Westgate Street, Bury St Edmunds IP33 1QT, England
+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 couple of hours
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Reviewed 4 days ago

It was fascinating to be able to go behind the scenes and learn about the brewing process as it unfolds from the top to the bottom of the building. The volumes of ingredients are staggering, and after breathing the steamy, fragrant air, it was great...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

We're from St Louis, MO and of course have done the free AB tour. This one was much more informative and entertaining. Our tour guide, Mark, was very well informted, animated, engaging and funny. His stories about the history of the brewery, the town of...More

Thank MaryLyndaLinda
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

After saying for 2 years I need to do the tour, I finally done it! What a great experience it was. The tour guide Mark mixed humour with great knowledge to make it a fantastic tour! Highly recommend and of course it helps when you...More

1  Thank Stephen C
Reviewed 1 week ago

Excellent tour covering all aspects of the brewing process and finishing in the tap room for a few samples and tips on how to keep beers in tip top shape. Thoroughly recommend if you visit the area.

Thank Melvin C
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Warm and welcoming, 3hrs here and Shae made the afternoon very pleasant. The prices for drinks were reasonable and the food was exactly as advertised. Will definitely come back again

Thank Satish R
Reviewed 1 week ago

This tour takes you to the brewing room to see all the brewing vats and a thorough tour throughout the brewery accompanied by a knowledgeable guide. There is a coffee shop and brew shop attached with the tour finishing up in the brewery tap for...More

Thank si_79
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

had a great tour of the Brewery with the Over "60" Club in Bury St Edmunds in 2017 and learnt how the beer is made and the guide was excellent - everywhere was spotless and then we went into the shop and bought what we...More

Thank magsbrenda42
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Maureen, our guide, was expert in the brewing, the buildings and the Bury context. I hadn’t realised that the novelist Graham Greene was of the same Greene family! It ended with a leisurely & generous sampling of the different beers and a further bottle to...More

Thank John H
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I've wanted to do a brewery tour for many years and was unsure of what to expect. As soon as we got there the staff were helpful. The brewery tour was very well informed and the lady who gave us the tour was very knowable....More

Thank Dallen8478
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I had been wanting to do the Brewery Tour for years but never got round to it. Having lived in and around Bury St Edmunds all my lift it was a well known local landmark. The Brewery Tour was excellent - a good balance between...More

Thank Tim C
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Holly F
14 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 :)
Gemma L
22 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
22 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