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Coopers Tavern

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43 Cross Street, Burton upon Trent DE14 1EG, England
+44 1283 532551
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17:00 - 23:00
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Mon - Wed 17:00 - 23:00
Thu - Sun 12:00 - 23:00
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6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
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Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Lovely old pub opposite the huge brewery. We had delicious ale and generous cheeseboard. The landlord told us he didn't like the beer and he hated cheese. The other customers all knew each other. It's a shame that from the end of the month it won't be open until 4pm on weekdays.

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Thank Paul C
Burton upon Trent, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Congratulations to the new management! A really sympathetic refurb of a very traditional boozer and Burton landmark. The two new extended rooms work a treat and the beers remain as you'd expect from a leading real ale pub.

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Thank grahamfstr
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8 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Lovely little pub not far from the train station and the national brewery centre. This is how pubs should be! Nice and snug and offering a wide range of ales and many different spirits. The cheese board we ordered was more than we expected! And the husband loved the huge pork pie! Friendly staff and over all great atmosphere.

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Thank Rachel F
Mid Wales
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81 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A must visit in Burton; the recent refurb by Joules has been sympathetically done and not detracted from the character of this gem - as ever wonderful beer and the cosy layout encourages conversation with strangers.

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Thank DP25
Derby, United Kingdom
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26 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Real ale fans dream. Loads of choice in authentic surrounding with friendly knowledgeable owners. A little out the way but well worth looking for

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Thank glenjune
Birmingham, United Kingdom
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93 reviews
58 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 April 2017

YOU MUST TRY THIS PUB....... This is a real hidden gem, we visited Burton Upon Trent to go to the Brewery Museum and was recommended this pub, it's got lots of charm and and is a real step back in time. I'd recommend the cheeseboard, we had 3 cheeses and the amount you get is incredible and paired with the... More 

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Thank DarrenDR
Burton upon Trent, United Kingdom
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10 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 March 2017

Great pub serving real ale and a great atmosphere just been refurbished but not changed and no character has been lost. This pub contains the old spirit of Burton and visiting is a must.

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Thank Walkinguk
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18 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 March 2017 via mobile

Found by chance walking back to hotel. Popped in just as it opened. Landlady said she only took it over and opened it back up 4 days earlier. Was well stocked with ales, and had a really nice pint. Only stayed for 1. Went out for food and returned to this pub after. Bit busier, and could sense the pub... More 

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Ashbourne, United Kingdom
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168 reviews
111 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 57 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 February 2017

Really genuinely characterful original interior, no makeovers here! A good and varying selection of real ales sold straight from the barrel. Pork pies and crisps but no food - a true and very busy drinkers pub. Check it out if you're visiting Burton.

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Thank Ian M
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1,162 reviews
793 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 292 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 December 2016 via mobile

Micropub Very individualistic with character If you like real ales and ciders this is for you Well worth a visit

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Seating, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
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Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 - 23:00
Monday
17:00 - 23:00
Tuesday
17:00 - 23:00
Wednesday
17:00 - 23:00
Thursday
12:00 - 23:00
Friday
12:00 - 23:00
Saturday
12:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 43 Cross Street, Burton upon Trent DE14 1EG, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Staffordshire  >  Burton upon Trent
  • Phone Number: +44 1283 532551

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