Brewery Shop Christmas Opening Hours

By Dark Star Shop | 20/11/20

Stuck for that perfect gift this season, well here at the Dark Star Brewery Shop we have you covered.

We have plenty of gift ideas including vouchers, beer gift packs, t-shirts, merchandise, glassware, wines, guest beers from near and far and of course our very own Dark Star beer, available on draught from the humble 2 pint right up to our 35 pint Polypin.

We kindly ask that you pre-order prior to collection using the Click & Collect service or phoning the shop on 01403 713085 (Opt2). We are now open and functioning in our normal standard, please be aware of our social distancing measures currently in place as we can only have a maximum of two people in the shop at any one time. 

(Please note that as from 26th December due to new COVID-19 restrictions we will be unable to sell additional products once at the brewery. Please make sure to add everything you want to your basket before checkout.)

Please note that our 5 litre Mini Kegs have a 2-week unopened shelf life from collection (Pour Date)

Our normal opening/Click & Collect hours are:

Monday – Wednesday: Closed

Thursday – Friday: 12.00-17.00 

Saturday: 10.00-14.00

Over the Christmas & New Year Period we’ll be open:

  • Thursday 17th 10.00-17.00
  • Friday 18th 10.00-17.00
  • Saturday 19th 9.00-15.00
  • Sunday 20th CLOSED
  • Monday 21st 9.00-17.00 (Last courier collection for online shipping) 
  • Tuesday 22nd 9.00-17.00
  • Wednesday 23rd 9.00-17.00
  • Thursday 24th 9.00-13.00
  • Friday 25th CLOSED
  • Saturday 26th CLOSED
  • Sunday 27th CLOSED
  • Monday 28th CLOSED
  • Tuesday 29th CLOSED
  • Wednesday 30th 10.00-16.00 (Click & Collect ONLY)
  • Thursday 31st 10-16.00 (Click & Collect ONLY)
  • Friday 1st CLOSED
  • Saturday 2nd CLOSED
  • Sunday 3rd CLOSED
  • Monday 4th Back to normal hours. 


From all the team at Dark Star we wish you a very Merry Christmas

Stay safe, enjoy a beer, and thank you for your continued support here at Dark Star.


How to find us


Good news our Brewery Tours are back!!!!!

You read that correctly the Dark Star Brewery Tours are back on.

We shall be running two tour slots every other Saturday 10.00AM-12.00PM and 12.30PM- 2.30PM, due to social distancing measures we will have a maximum capacity of 6 people per tour group.

If your brewery tour was cancelled last year due to Covid-19 please get in touch by calling 01403 713085 (opt2) or email stating your name and order number (if ordered online) to rearrange.

All brewery tours are on a first come, first serve basis and subject to availability. 

Please observe all social distancing guidelines and measures we have put in place at the brewery, they are there for our staffs and your safety. You will be required to wear a mask at all times around the brewery unless exempt.

We look forward to welcoming you back soon.