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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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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... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed June 28, 2015
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South Yorkshire, England

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Surbiton, United Kingdom
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9 reviews 9 reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2015 NEW

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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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2015 NEW

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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15 reviews 15 reviews
6 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 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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35 reviews 35 reviews
8 attraction reviews
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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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26 reviews 26 reviews
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4 helpful votes 4 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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Hull
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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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London, United Kingdom
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4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2015

We went with my parents as my Dad, my husband and I are all big whisky fans and it was my Dad's 60th gift to visit the island. His favourite whisky is Ardbeg so we did the special 1h30m tour, as it offered full tastings. We found the tour to be really informative and interesting, and the man leading it... More 

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Surrey, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 6, 2015

My wife and I as part of our trip to Islay visited eight distilleries over a four day period. At Ardbeg we chose the Full Range Tour & Tasting (£15) at 10:30am on a Thursday. This tour was booked several days beforehand via email to avoid any disappointment. We had originally tried to book for the Wed which was full.... More 

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West Sussex, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 6, 2015

Great tours, great atmosphere, recent new layout and courtyard is really good. Lovely hot chocolate in the café, amazing sea views and of course super staff and wonderful whisky.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2015

We only went here for lunch as we had heard it was the best food on the island. It was so good we went two days running ! Say no more

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Address: 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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