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Prince of Brewers

(formerly Ambiance; Bullit; Barcode; Uba Rooms; Lounge; Cafe Mocha; Barnaby's; Beehive; Galaxy; Star Inn)

152 High Street
Burton upon Trent
DE14 1JE

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Opening Times


Monday10.00 am - 11.00 pm
Tuesday10.00 am - 11.00 pm
Wednesday10.00 am - 11.00 pm
Thursday10.00 am - 11.00 pm
Friday10.00 am - 1.00 am
Saturday10.00 am - 1.00 am
Sunday10.00 am - 11.00 pm

About the Pub

This former pub, and subsequently a struggling night club for many years, has recently been acquired and radically refurbished by Amber Taverns. It re-opened as a pub on 9th June 2016. Its new name is an oblique reference to Michael Arthur Bass, the first Lord Burton and great grandson of William Bass, founder of the Bass Brewery.

Internally, the well-furnished long, narrow single room stretches back from the entrance, with access to the beer garden at the far end. Much use is made of wood and wood panelling, including the bar counters down one side. In addition to standard tables and chairs, there are a number of 4-seater 'booths' and a few high tables and chairs. An unusual feature is a large old map of central Burton, with transport pictures, on a wall near the entrance. Some drink-related aphorisms can also be seen, together with Bass Brewery memorabilia.

TV sport is a speciality: there are no fewer than 11 wall-mounted TVs (plus another 2 in the beer garden!).

No pub car park, but there are public car parks nearby.

Historic Interest

On the site of the Star Inn, which dated back to the early 1800s and had its own brewery 1845-1870. While the original Star Inn is believed to have been demolished (date unknown), a pub of this name appears to have existed in 1960, and a sketch of this pub dated 1952 looks remarkably similar to a 1984 photograph of the Galaxy, the name of the pub at that time.

Regular ales

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Changing ales

This pub serves 3 changing beers.

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  • RealAle Real Ale Available
  • CamraVoucherScheme CAMRA Voucher Scheme


  • DisabledAccess Disabled Access

    Disabled toilet facilities.

  • Garden Garden

    Small enclosed paved beer garden at rear, with seating, tables and wooden shelter (heated and lit), plus 2 TVs!

  • FunctionRoom Function Room

    Smart, L-shaped, split level function/meeting room upstairs, with its own bar.

  • Smoking Smoking Area

    Smoking shelter on rear patio.

  • SportsTV Sports TV

    BT Sport and Sky Sports.

  • WiFi Wifi


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Prince of Brewers

152 High Street
Burton upon Trent
DE14 1JE

Sat Nav Reference

52.8031, -1.6294

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Nearby Bus Routes (20m)

Arriva Midlands: 1/1A (inbound only; not Sunday), 3 (not late evening or Sunday), 8 (not late evening or Sunday), 9/9A; Midland Classic: 17 (limited daytime service; not Sunday); Trent Barton: V1 (outbound only except Sunday), V2 (outbound only; not Sunday), V3; Arriva Midlands / Trent Barton: X38 (joint service; outbound only)

New Street bus station is some 300m distant.

Closest Station (1000m)



Near junction with Station Street.

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Prince of Brewers - Burton upon Trent

Prince of Brewers

152 High Street
Burton upon Trent
DE14 1JE

Pub Features

  • Real Ale Available
  • CAMRA Voucher Scheme
  • Disabled Access
  • Garden
  • Function Room
  • Smoking Area
  • Sports TV
  • Wifi
  • Close to Bus Routes

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