Sunny

Sunny

max temp: 7°C

min temp: 1°C

ESTD 1874 Search

Greene King to create ‘beer café’ at new-look Bury St Edmunds visitor centre and museum

06:00 23 January 2016

The Greene King visitor centre, alongside the main brewery building in Bury St Edmunds.

The Greene King visitor centre, alongside the main brewery building in Bury St Edmunds.

Archant

Pubs and brewing group Greene King is carrying out a major refurbishment of its visitor centre and museum in Bury St Edmunds which will see the creation of a “beer café”, alongside a new gift shop and historical exhibitions.

The popular attraction will be closed until early spring while the work is carried out, with the nearby Brewery Tap becoming the temporary home of the gift shop and the meeting point for brewery tours, which will continue as normal.

The new café will be open from Monday to Saturday, serving Greene King and Belhaven beers, homemade food and locally roasted coffee, with the offer including beer tastings and food pairing platters.

A centrepiece bar and café will occupy the ground floor, with a glass window offering a striking view through to the working brewery cellar, alongside a shop selling Greene King beers and merchandise. The first floor will become the new space for the popular beer tastings that conclude the brewery tours.

Cathy Truin, Greene King brewery visitor centre manager, said: “The new café will be the home of great beer, food and hospitality in the heart of Bury St Edmunds.

“Our brewery tours are already extremely popular among locals and tourists and these changes will give people even more reasons to visit us and the town, whether for a tour, beer tasting in the café or just for a coffee and catch up with friends.

“We are confident our customers will love the new look and we cannot wait to show it off.”

Greene King is a member of the EADT/EDP Top 100 listing of the 100 largest companies in Suffolk and Norfolk.

Search hundreds of local jobs at Jobs24

0 comments

Welcome , please leave your message below.

Optional - JPG files only
Optional - MP3 files only
Optional - 3GP, AVI, MOV, MPG or WMV files
Comments

Please log in to leave a comment and share your views with other East Anglian Daily Times visitors.

We enable people to post comments with the aim of encouraging open debate.

Only people who register and sign up to our terms and conditions can post comments. These terms and conditions explain our house rules and legal guidelines.

Comments are not edited by East Anglian Daily Times staff prior to publication but may be automatically filtered.

If you have a complaint about a comment please contact us by clicking on the Report This Comment button next to the comment.

Not a member yet?

Register to create your own unique East Anglian Daily Times account for free.

Signing up is free, quick and easy and offers you the chance to add comments, personalise the site with local information picked just for you, and more.

Sign up now

An artist's impression of Sizewell C

Community leaders are set to withhold their backing for a £14billion new nuclear power plant on the Suffolk coast – saying EDF Energy needs to do a lot more work to reassure the public.

Gavin Patterson, chief executive of BT.
Photo: BT

Telecoms giant BT today issued a profits warning as it revealed that it now expects to take a £530m hit from accounting irregularities at its Italian division – far higher than the £145m previously estimated.

The newly proposed site for the Aldi supermarket in Martlesham Heath.

Discount supermarket giant Aldi has confirmed its intention to build a new store in Martlesham Heath, and has submitted a formal planning application.

A sharp rise in cyber crime drove an increase in major fraud in the UK last year.
Photo: Dominic Lipinski/PA Wire

The cost of fraud to Britain rose above £1bn for the first time in five years in 2016, driven in part by a huge surge in cyber crime.

LED lighting delivered by LPA Lighting Systems, part of Saffron Walden-based LPA Group, to the Munich Metro.
Photo copyright SWM/MVG/N+P Industrial Design

North Essex LED lighting and electro-mechanical systems manufacturer and distributor LPA Group has reported a five-fold increase in annual operating profits.

Management Jobs

Show Job Lists

Most read

Most commented

Topic pages

Streetlife

Newsletter Sign Up

Sign up to the following newsletters:

MyDate24 MyPhotos24