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Ardbeg Distillery

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Address: Port Ellen PA42 7EA, Scotland
Phone Number: 44 (0) 1496 302244
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Worth the visit - even for the non drinkers

Exquisitely situated, Ardbeg distillery offers not only a variety of tours but also one of the islands nicest restaurants with a fair selection of reasonably priced food of high... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 27, 2015
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015 NEW

Exquisitely situated, Ardbeg distillery offers not only a variety of tours but also one of the islands nicest restaurants with a fair selection of reasonably priced food of high standards, and also a great public rest room. I also recommend the 15 GBP tasting tray of five different variants as dessert.

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Norwich, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2015 NEW

Lovely setting on the coast, good tour with whisky tasting. Excellent value. Restaurant with great food.All in all well worth a visit.

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Henley in Arden, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 59 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2015

We didn't do the distillery tour as had been to Laphroaig earlier. Walked to Ardbeg from there along a new footpath that skirts the shoreline with some fabulous views. Food was excellent, the at table 5 whisky taster also good and made for a merry walk home...

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2015

Ardbeg's investment has paid off with an excellent tour and fabulous facilities and restaurant. Very knowledgeable guide but the dram offerings at the end were a tad mean. Ludicrous new health and safety policy prevents photographs being taken.

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Surbiton, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2015

Good food at a slightly high but reasonable price and the place gets very busy and squashed. It was the seating discomfort that lowered this score. If you are visiting the three distilleries on that road (other two are Laphroaig 1 mile from Port Ellen and Lagavulin 2 miles) this is the furthest at 3 miles. The other two do... More 

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South Yorkshire, England
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2015

Ok, I'm a fan of the whisky anyway. Took the tour, and our guide was well-informed, friendly, and the tasting in the Chairman's room was great. Even got to keep the glass. What's not to like?

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Leeds
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2015

We had a fantastic lunch with a few free tastes of ardbeg whiskey. Ask at the bar for a sample and you will get a free taste of any ardbeg. Staff are all local and friendly. Beautiful location right by the sea.

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Sanibel Island, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2015

Second day on whisky tour Ardbeg distillery was excellent, very comprehensive guided tour followed by five different malts. Very good cafe .

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Portree
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2015

Ardberg has a beautiful site on the sea. The tasting room staff was very helpful and kindly served us samples of their great whiskey. Another great example of the magic of Islay and it's whiskey lore!

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2015

Seafood chowder, fish pie and mussels were great. Not sure about the mac n cheese as i did not eat it. Very slick operation compared to some of the others

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Address: Port Ellen PA42 7EA, Scotland
Phone Number: 44 (0) 1496 302244
Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Scotland  >  The Hebrides  >  Islay  >  Port Ellen

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