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Chowning's TavernThe 18th century alehouse was the center of politics, of business…and of fun!  Step back in time and experience it yourself at Colonial Williamsburg’s Chownings Tavern.  Order from the all day fare menu, catch up on town gossip or enjoy a mug of exclusive ale, like Wetherburn’s Bristol Ale.

No reservations are required.

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Every day starting at 5 p.m., join in a Chowning’s tradition and drink colonial drinks, play colonial games, and hear live colonial songs – including bawdy ones, if no children are around!