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Edinburgh Gin Distillery

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Advance booking is essential as we are unable to offer walk in tours. Located in the beating heart of Scotland's capital, the Edinburgh Gin Distillery is a destination quite unlike any other. It's here that we produce small batches of gin, inspired...more
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1A Rutland Place, Edinburgh EH1 2AD, Scotland
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All reviews connoisseur tour discovery tour tasting session small bottle distilling process rhubarb and ginger gin tonic informative talk basic tour great tour great afternoon spend an afternoon history lesson great fun would highly recommend this tour small group couple of hours
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

This was a lovely place to visit. We went here early morning and it was so good. Learnt so much about gin and it’s history. Recommend booking in advance as it can fill up really quickly.

Date of experience: April 2019
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Reviewed yesterday

very friendly staff. information about history of Gin was well presented & got to sample the produce. well worth a visit.

Date of experience: June 2019
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Daughter took me for a late Father’s Day gift you can do different tours ours was a gin making session .lasted three hours - first tip eat and get padding beforehand as you will be tasting plenty of gins including a full glass on arrival...More

Date of experience: July 2019
1  Thank Malcolm42
Reviewed yesterday

Absolutely fabulous tour with Jenny, she was so informative and professional, answered all our questions and was so so friendly, couldn’t recommend this experience more!!

Date of experience: July 2019
1  Thank GemmaMaberly
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Was gifted this tour for my birthday and it was excellent! Our guide, James, was funny and enthusiastic about his job. Made sure to fill us in on all things Gin and it was a very enjoyable presentation. I learned a lot. The plus was...More

Date of experience: July 2019
1  Thank 307hannahr
Reviewed 3 days ago

I booked a tour for my adult children and me. Phillip was our guide and he regaled us with many humorous stories as he shared the history of gin and how it is made. He showed us the large copper distilleries and then we tasted...More

Date of experience: June 2019
2  Thank Joli_Papillon
EdinburghGin, Manager at Edinburgh Gin Distillery, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Thank you so much for taking the time to leave a 5* review of your tour and tasting with Philip. So pleased to hear you found the tasting session informative. Advance booking is essential! Kind regards Tarin

Reviewed 3 days ago

This is a very good and interesting tour, well worth doing. I don't even like gin and I enjoyed it from start to finish. We did The Connoisseur Tour which has tasing at the end which was excellent fun and again, very interesting. Alan, our...More

Date of experience: July 2019
1  Thank kaga99
EdinburghGin, Manager at Edinburgh Gin Distillery, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Thank you so much for taking the time to leave a 5* review of your gin tour at the distillery with Allan So pleased to hear you enjoyed the energy he puts into the tour. Yes, we offer an option to mention any accessibility issues...More

Reviewed 3 days ago

We were given a gift of a gin tasting at the Edinburgh Gin Distillery. Our host for the tour was Alan who was very interesting, humorous and informative. He gave us a history of Gin from the early years followed by samples of the many...More

Date of experience: July 2019
2  Thank kenw532016
EdinburghGin, Manager at Edinburgh Gin Distillery, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Thank you so much for taking the time to leave a 5* review of your gin tour at the distillery with Allan So pleased to hear you enjoyed learning about the production and of course tasting the gins. Advance booking is essential. Kind regards Tarin

Reviewed 4 days ago

Very enjoyable and informative Gin Connoisseur Tour of the EG distillery. Hayley was our excellent guide, very knowledgeable explaining each stage of the distilling process as well as passing round samples of the dry ingredients. The distillery is tucked away in caverns below ground at...More

Date of experience: July 2019
1  Thank Frank G
EdinburghGin, Manager at Edinburgh Gin Distillery, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Thank you for leaving us a 5 star review! Many people who live in Edinburgh have no idea that we are even down here, making us the best kept secret everyone has heard of! I will pass on your compliments to Haleigh who will be...More

Reviewed 4 days ago

Did the Gin Discovery Tour and it was one of the highlights of our weekend in Edinburgh. Cara was a great guide, funny and informative. It was really interesting learning more about gin and how it's made. The taster drinks left for us at the...More

Date of experience: July 2019
1  Thank RachelP2209
EdinburghGin, Manager at Edinburgh Gin Distillery, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Thank you for leaving us a lovely 5 star review! We are delighted you enjoyed your tour with us and I will pass on your compliments to Cara. Kind regards, James

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KatieRose92
June 8, 2019|
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Response from EdinburghGin | Property representative |
Hello Katie We have very limited back of house space, but if you arrive 5-10mins before your tour we should be able to find a suitable place to leave your items for the duration of your visit.
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laurenaD2899ID
January 3, 2019|
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Response from EdinburghGin | Property representative |
Pop an email over with dates you are looking to come in, we usually have a max of 10 but depending on other bookings we might be able to take slightly more.
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Allan C
December 27, 2018|
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Response from EdinburghGin | Property representative |
Hello, Tours range from £10-100 All information about our tours can be found on our booking website, which is also where you can view time slots and make a booking.
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