Banks Brewery Visitor Centre

In 1961, Barbados introduced Banks, a home brew company that has been selling one of the most popular beers on the island. Guests can visit the property and learn how it all comes together.

Offerings

The tour of Banks Brewery starts with an audiovisual presetation in the "Brewseum," which is located where the old brewhouse stands. Then, tour the Brewseum, where you will find orginal copper brewing kettles. After that you will be taken to the New Brewhouse, where stainless steel brewing kettles stand in place of the old copper ones, and a computer system monitors the brewing, bottling, and crating process. Over 10,000 bottles are produced here daily! The final part of the tour is a trip to the Beer Garden where guests are invited to sample the beer. The whole process takes approximately a half an hour and reservations are required.

Staying Close

You may enjoy staying in Bridgetown if you plan on visiting Banks Brewery Visitor Centre, since travelers to this region of Barbados will have the benefit of convenient access to the brewery for the duration of their trip. If you wish to stay somewhere within easy reach of Banks Brewery Visitor Centre, there are a fair number of booking options in the area.

Hotels near Banks Brewery Visitor Centre
Hotel Type Distance Direction
Sweetfield Manor Historic Inn B & B 0.8 mi. (2.9 km) SW
Melbourne Hotel and Apartments Hotel 1.0 mi. (2.0 km) W
South Beach Resort & Vacation Club Hotel 1.2 mi. (2.6 km) S
Abbeville Hotel Hotel 1.2 mi. (2.6 km) S
Pirate's Inn Hotel 1.2 mi. (4.0 km) S
Accra Beach Hotel & Spa Hotel 1.3 mi. (2.7 km) S
Blue Horizon Hotel 1.3 mi. (2.5 km) S

Location and What's Nearby

Of course, one of the most enjoyable possibilities while spending a few hours exploring the area is chowing down on a dish at a restaurant within traveling distance of the brewery. The closest restaurant is Chefette Wildey, which serves up International meals. The restaurant is only around a quarter mile away from this site's location, so grab a table and dig in! Also near Banks Brewery Visitor Centre you and your group will find options including KFC Collymore Rock and Island Pot Restaurant so with any luck, at least one of these nearby restaurants will delight the whole entire gang.

Information

Operating Hours

The Banks Brewery opens at 10 a.m. Monday through Friday.

Payment

A tour of the brewhouse is $8(USD), and for an additional $10(USD) they will provide transportation to and from your hotel.

Contact Information

Phone Number: (246) 227-6782 Or (246) 228-6486

Location: Wildey Main Road, Bridgetown, Barbados

Website: http://www.banksbeer.com/

 

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