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115 Friargate, Preston, Lancashire, PR1 2EE

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Tel: 01772 561 404

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Gin and beer house with original 18th Century distillery and secret vaulted cellar.  For a unique taste and dining experience enjoy the inspired world fusion of food.

PLAU has one of Preston’s largest selections of craft and cask beer. A selection of house lagers and ciders are always available and addition to a continuously rotating craft selection. Take a look at the live beer board to see what current ales are on tap.

Haunted vaults, hidden secret room and medieval monks well. 

PLAU delivered
Bottles and cans of craft beer and now, Sunday roasts are delivered!  For more information visit the bottleshop.  Delivering Wednesday to Sunday.

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Opening Times

Open (1 Jan 2021 - 31 Dec 2021)
Monday - Thursday16:00 - 22:00
Friday - Saturday12:00 - 22:00
Sunday12:00 - 18:30


  • Sub-Regional AwardsPartner of Visit Lancashire Partner of Visit Lancashire 2018


Road Directions

PLAU is located in Preston city centre, off Friargate.  Various parking locations within walking distance.

Public Transport Directions

PLAU is located in Preston city centre, served by a Preston bus and railway station.



  • Bar
  • Cater For Vegetarians
  • Special dietary requirements catered for

COVID-19 Response

  • COVID-19 measures in place
  • COVID-19 risk assessment completed
  • Online ordering available
  • Takeaway available

Establishment Features

  • City location

Parking & Transport

  • Close to motorway network
  • Close to rail network

Provider Preferences

  • Unique venue



TripAdvisor Traveller Rating:

4.5 of 5 stars
  • Travelers Choice 2020
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Food
    5 of 5 stars
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