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Plymouth Gin Distillery

60 Southside St | Plymouth, Plymouth PL1 2LQ, England
+44 1752 665292
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Ranked #2 of 23 Activities in Plymouth
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Tours, Specialty Shops, Food & Drink
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Glasgow, United Kingdom
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80 reviews 80 reviews
8 attraction reviews
41 helpful votes 41 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 13, 2014

Hmm, nearly a 1 star, almost resurrected to 4, then fell at the last hurdle! Let's start at the beginning shall we - I've visited loads of distilleries so I know the format, but I fancied this little tour mainly because of the distillery's history, synonymous with our Naval Tradition - of which I'm proud! We called in to enquire... More

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Plymouth, United Kingdom
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28 reviews 28 reviews
15 attraction reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 2, 2014

We booked a cocktail masterclass as a group if girl friends to celebrate one of our 30th birthdays, we didn't know what to expect but we were really impressed. It was excellent value for money. We got to watch five classic cocktails being made and were taught all the techniques sampling all the way!! We then each had a time... More

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12 reviews 12 reviews
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed November 2, 2014

All dressed up and out for pre-dinner drinks and not even 'allowed' in off the pavement as didn't have membership card on me. Told they can't check a database. Can't think of anywhere else that I have received such a lack of any attempt at customer service. A shame because, along with my friends and colleagues, we USED to use... More

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Cheltenham, United Kingdom
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97 reviews 97 reviews
32 attraction reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 27, 2014 via mobile

If you like Gin, or not, this is an fascinating 45 minute tour given by a helpful, enthusiastic Lady. The tour starts with the history of Plymouth Gin including how the Gin was introduced to both the Royal Navy and Tonic. Next we visited the Distillery, unfortunately not active at the time of our visit, followed by a hands on... More

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13 reviews 13 reviews
5 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2014

Really knowlegable and friendly staff. Learn a lot about gin making, the history of Plymouth and the link. Best gin in the world too!

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London, United Kingdom
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176 reviews 176 reviews
62 attraction reviews
123 helpful votes 123 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 11, 2014

I really enjoyed this tour of the gin distillery and learned some very interesting facts about it. I do not drink gin but its nice to know about what it is I serve my guests. It was not too long and I would go again. The guide made it so fascinating and it is worth the visit.

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Dudley
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51 reviews 51 reviews
16 attraction reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 7, 2014

Only visited the Bar did not dine. about 10 of us decended on the Bar and ordered Gin & Tonics and they werer waiting for and as good as we have ever had. The staff were suberb and the price reasonable. The Bar is well appointed with a good atmoshere wil call again

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Edinburgh, Scotland, United Kingdom
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8 reviews 8 reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2014

Really surprised at how much I enjoyed this tour! As a non-gin lover I found the tour totally fascinating, the description on the history and the composition of the gin very interesting and the tour was just the right length. Thoroughly recommend.

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Exeter, United Kingdom
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44 reviews 44 reviews
10 attraction reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 14, 2014

We did the Connoisseurs Tour and really enjoyed ourselves. We learnt loads about the history of gin and its production. We also learnt a lot about the different ingredients, or spices, which give gins their particular tastes. The guide was great, very passionate, knowledgeable and friendly! The building is also amazing, particularly the upstairs bar where you get to enjoy... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 14, 2014

A great dry martini and friendly staff who are happy to recommend restaurants to out of towners. Will make sure this becomes my destination of choice for pre and post dinner drinks when in Plymouth

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