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Fabulous cafe with both indoor and outdoor seating in a quiet courtyard. Plus they have a huge... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
London, United Kingdom
Gin-tastic experience!

We visited the gin distillery as part of a mini-moon to Southwold. We absolutely loved the tour and... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Bedford, United Kingdom
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For those of you who have yet to visit our distillery in Southwold, you are in for a treat! Tour tickets are only £20 per person (over 18s only) which includes a tutored tasting and a little something to take home. The distillery contains all the...more
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Sole Bay Brewery East Green | Sole Bay Brewery, Southwold IP18 6JW, England
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My husband and I went here last Saturday. Unbeknown to us, this is when they’re not actually brewing, so we’ve weren’t able to see much of the beer making process, which we feel that either they shouldn’t take bookings for, or should be easily spotted...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Fabulous cafe with both indoor and outdoor seating in a quiet courtyard. Plus they have a huge shop. The staff were so helpful and friendly at every turn. I was spoiled for choice for non alcoholic beers and wines. I bought one of everything to...More

Thank Sparklysparkles
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We visited the gin distillery as part of a mini-moon to Southwold. We absolutely loved the tour and found it really informative. Johnny was an excellent host and really engaging. He definitely help to make the experience. The tour includes a tasting session which we...More

Thank hannah1988096
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The tour was very interesting and certainly value for money! The tour guide showed plenty of knowledge and passion for the products during the tour, which lasted an hour and a half. There was lots of samples at the end to try . Out of...More

Thank Paul B
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Gin tour Daniel and Teresa were amazing hosts and to try all the gin and vodka was amazing x Such a worthwhile trip, fun informative and educating.

Thank Trip106250
Reviewed 8 August 2018

Nice tour, but you have to wear a vest as a member of a tour group, luckily the pink vest was for the Gin tour not my beer tour! When I booked I used their web sight which obviously has issues, I booked what I...More

Thank Corrine R
Reviewed 7 August 2018

Tour guide for the distillery was excellent, both at explaining the process and giving advice on best mixers and food with their different gins and vodkas being tasted. you do need to book in advance for high season, and your entrance fee includes the gin...More

Thank tricia32
Reviewed 5 August 2018 via mobile

I visited the brewery and distillery during a short break to The Swan. What was supposed to be just a distillery tour became a quick tour of the brewery as well. There is loads to learn, lots to see and all done by a guide...More

Thank Christopher G
Reviewed 31 July 2018 via mobile

Did the tour in the boiling weather. Didn't expect much as remember the regimented Guinness tour in Dublin. But this was brilliant. Our guide Rob loved the area, Adnams and his beer which rubbed off on everyone. Good laugh. Good beer.Really recommend.

Thank Matt P
Reviewed 24 June 2018

We did the brewery tour and our host was a really lovely South African lady (I am so sorry to have forgotten your name....too much beer perhaps!!!) She was really informative and didn't mind answering any off the cuff questions. Clearly enjoyed her job! Be...More

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