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The Brewery Tap

) #24 of 391 Restaurants in Chester ₹₹ - ₹₹₹ , British,
52-54 Lower Bridge Street, Chester CH1 1RU, England
+44 1244 340999
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  • Excellent62%
  • Very good31%
  • Average4%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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Open Now
12:00 - 22:30All hours
Bar, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly
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52-54 Lower Bridge Street, Chester CH1 1RU, England
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201 - 210 of 695 reviews

Reviewed 9 January 2016 via mobile

We were recently recommended this place so decided to visit. Lovely smiley welcome, great beers and great food. And the setting is stunning. We would thoroughly recommend a visit.

Thank ronshe
Reviewed 8 January 2016

Thoroughly enjoyed our visit here. The beer choices were excellent and the bar satff very helpful. We loved the medieval hall setting so decided to order food. This was very well cooked and really tasty -not just "pub" food. If you are visiting Chester this...More

Thank sandiacre
Reviewed 3 January 2016

We returned to the Brewery Tap a year after our first visit and it did not disappoint. The beer is great, the staff are nice and we ordered a beef pie and wedges that was delicious. The layout is grand, yet the atmosphere is relaxing....More

Thank Nick J
Reviewed 2 January 2016

If you like real ale this is a great choice. We met friends and had a good catch up over a few drinks before deciding to eat. we were pleasantly surprised by the quality of the food - well worth it!

1  Thank MarkBStAlbans
Reviewed 1 January 2016

Visited several times whilst staying in Chester for a few days over the Christmas period, we were blown away by the room, a fantastic 15/16th century hall with a great high ceiling. The beers we tried were all very good and very reasonably priced, we...More

Thank wrensnestred
Reviewed 30 December 2015

Enjoyed an early evening meal here during a trip to Chester. Beer certainly up to the mark and service friendly and very efficient. As we were interested in a quick meal , for all four of us Ham, Egg and Chips was the order of...More

Thank Lol K
Reviewed 29 December 2015

The Tap offers a wide selection of ales and at least one hand-pull cider served by friendly staff. The building is a Jacobean great hall that provides a lovely setting: it is worth buying a pint just to see the room alone!

Thank andrew_cross11
Reviewed 22 December 2015 via mobile

The photos do not do this place justice, as it is housed in a beautiful Jacobean hall. When we went it also had a fantastic Christmas tree, making the whole place feel really welcoming. The selection and quality of the beers is wonderful, I especially...More

Thank 135out
Reviewed 20 December 2015 via mobile

Spitting Feathers ales and many others. This is a pub which offers a great range of ales, many from the SF brewery. The staff are friendly and service is quick. Nice decor and reasonable prices.

Thank Chris S
Reviewed 16 December 2015 via mobile

Popped in today to sample a pint. Lad & lass behind the bar. One customer had just been served. Both staff then commenced clearing the bar of glasses and plates without so much of an acknowledgement of my presence. Not going back in a hurry!

3  Thank johnnyapps
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Questions & AnswersAsk a question
Gaz O
ok for children tea time?
10 November 2016|
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Response from Natalie L | Reviewed this property |
I would say it is more for adults- but there is plenty of room!
Do you cater/have food options for vegetarians?
20 September 2016|
Answer Show all 2 answers
Response from BR549StateCollege | Reviewed this property |
Not sure.
Richard C
It is advisable to book, if your having food ?
21 December 2015|
Response from Alice R |
The Brewery Tap don't take bookings :)
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 7 - US$ 22
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Groups
Open Hours
12:00 - 22:30
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 52-54 Lower Bridge Street, Chester CH1 1RU, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Cheshire  >  Chester
  • Phone Number: +44 1244 340999
  • E-mail
Traditional British style pub set in a wonderful historic location offering great value local food and ales in warm and friendly surroundings
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