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Hawkshead Brewery

Staveley Mill Yard Back Lane, Staveley, Kendal LA8 9LR, England
+44 1539 822644
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Beer Festival

We went up to the Beer Festival last weekend and it was great. There was 80 beers to choose from of... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Amanda C
New Plymouth, Taranaki, New Zealand
via mobile
Hidden Gem

Stumbled across this little hidden gem whilst on holiday in the Lakes, It is exactly what it says... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Manchester, United Kingdom
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The Beer Hall is the Hawkshead Brewery tap, but within it are many things: visitors' centre, specialist international beer shop, function room, conference room and The Beer Kitchen providing the perfect food to complement the beer - our "Beer Tapas." The Beer Hall is a showcase for real ale and has a Cask Marque award for serving “the perfect pint”.
  • Excellent67%
  • Very good25%
  • Average4%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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“great beer” (35 reviews)
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Staveley Mill Yard Back Lane, Staveley, Kendal LA8 9LR, England
+44 1539 822644
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

We went up to the Beer Festival last weekend and it was great. There was 80 beers to choose from of which we tried 18 and only one of them we didn't like. There were also 7 Thistley Cross ciders to try all of which...More

Thank Amanda C
Reviewed 3 days ago

Stumbled across this little hidden gem whilst on holiday in the Lakes, It is exactly what it says, A brewery. It sells great tasting beer and some very tasty bar food (think we ordered one of everything off the menu for just 4 people). seemed...More

Thank maddison09
Reviewed 4 days ago

A bit off the beaten track, had a nice lunch and took part in the brewery tour which was informal and informative.

Thank 2pence
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

A fantastic afternoon out with good food and great beer. The brewery is a labyrinth of smaller pubs and a good view of the brewery itself. I did not have food but the other visitors seemed to enjoy tucking in. The only challenge was parking...More

Thank KingP25
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

So glad we came here! There is a large range of real ales and ciders and plenty of seating. I love the fact you can see the brewery. Well worth a visit

Thank Laura C
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Evening and weekend, hence downstairs bar was busy and atmosphere was great. Seating upstairs if you want something a bit quieter (but only until the band started up downstairs!) Outside seating area as well. Expected cherry weisse beer to be similar to Belgian brand of...More

Thank Bianchina46
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We love taking friends here, wide display of beers, excellent menu and plenty of comfy seating upstairs. Tapas type food served from lunch time and some mains. All delicious. A trio of puds always a favourite. This is a very popular venue and dogs are...More

Thank Cumpston
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It's not a pub of course but all the beers are good and the blackboard tells you all about them. Get somebody to drive you because you will end up feeling pretty merry. The food was just right. Small portions but lots of choice. No...More

Thank andrew19412016
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We did not have a meal here, but saw plenty going past us and they looked really good. We really went there for the beer, which was great

Thank Bob186525
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Really nice place to eat , Food was well prepared and presented. Helpful and friendly staff. And as you would expect large selection of beers to suit every taste. Recommend the stout.

Thank Stephen B
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9 March 2017|
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Response from MightyPotter1 | Reviewed this property |
advisable if going in 'peak' periods as only limited tours and they dont operate them every day - we went on a Sunday afternoon in January and there were 12 on our tour so its quite popular
6 February 2016|
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Response from Sophie-Rosex | Reviewed this property |
Hiya, the price of the tour is £8.00 per person and also includes two drink vouchers.