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Hilden Brewing Company

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Address: Hilden House Grand Street | Grand Street, Lisburn BT27 4TY, Northern Ireland
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+44 28 9266 3863

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Great little brewery

Went here for the Hilden Beer festival, which was a great day out. Some really nice beers, unfortunately the nicest beer we tried ran out before the sun even set! Poorly managed... read more

Reviewed 20 September 2016
Rebecca M
Perth, Australia
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Belfast, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Was looking forward to this visit with GF and her family members who were visiting from Holland! Francis who owns the brewery obviously knows all there is to know about brewing beer... that's a given! However he's too close to it! It's difficult for him to explain it all in layman's terms it's too technical and too much unnecessary detail... More 

Thank David S
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Reviewed 13 January 2017 via mobile

Nice independent family business. Did a tour by one of the owners, and a tasting of three great beers.

Thank Remco v
Lisburn, United Kingdom
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131 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 63 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 October 2016

Had a tour of the Brewery with a group of Business colleagues before we had a meal. The guide was very passionate but I couldn't hear him very well because of the heating system coming on and lost interest. The Beer sampling was much better and I'm not even a beer drinker. This could perhaps convert me. The food was... More 

Thank Eric P
Perth, Australia
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39 reviews
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Reviewed 20 September 2016

Went here for the Hilden Beer festival, which was a great day out. Some really nice beers, unfortunately the nicest beer we tried ran out before the sun even set! Poorly managed event when you run out of beer but it was still a great day. Walking distance to the train station, which is handy.

Thank Rebecca M
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28 reviews
9 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 September 2016

I have never been here before. It is a lovely old building just on the outskirts of Lisburn. It is full of character. There is a little outdoor bit which we sat in because we have dogs. There was a little garden outside to run about in. We thought the food was good and staff were helpful. We even left... More 

Thank SweetgemBelfast
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110 reviews
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Reviewed 28 August 2016 via mobile

Applause!!! A classy night of Rock for kids of 18 to grandparents! "Raised on Rock" was the highlight of the opening night - an award winning Belfast tribute band performing from Ozzy Osbourne to Def Lepard! Fabulous marquees, gourmet food stalls (restaurant quality) an impressive selection of beers and ciders and of course wine was there too. From business men... More 

2 Thank Linda P
Toronto, Canada
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 84 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 July 2016

$10 Pounds for the tour of the facilities of Irelands oldest Independent Brewery. Great tour of the facilities by the owner and then into the restaurant where we were given 3 beers to try , all delicious. We also had lunch there which is highly recommended. The Barneys brew was our favourite.

1 Thank MadeByVR
Newcastle, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 June 2016

We celebrated our sons wedding in hilden brewery. It was fantastic, the BBQ was first class and the staff were very helpfull the setting is beautiful.

3 Thank Mary H
Banbridge, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 March 2016 via mobile

This place is extremely poor. Ordered a steak, had to return it 3 times as it was cold, finally on the 4th attempt it was hot. Had eaten here before and it was really good so i was looking forward to returning. I wont be back.

Thank Crystal B
Belfast, United Kingdom
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180 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 March 2016

The Taproom is a great place, great beer from the brewery and wonderful food. Really enjoyed dinner, the service was excellent. Plan to go back again soon.

1 Thank Gary B

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