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Jeffrey st. Whisky and Tobacco

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Specialist whisky and cigar shop focusing on rare and limited whiskies. We offer a selection of premium gin and tutored whisky tastings in Edinburgh
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Hours Today: 10:00 AM - 7:00 PM
Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
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12-14 Jeffrey Street | Old Town, Edinburgh EH1 1DT, Scotland
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

This was such a pleasant surprise and an amazing part of our time in Edinburgh! This shop was recommended to us and when we stopped by we were lucky enough to join the next tasting....in 12 minutes. There are different types of “tastes”, for example...More

1  Thank NWTravelerz
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I booked this whisky tasting experience in advance, and paid £18 which included 4 different whiskys. I arranged via email a couple of months before my trip, and the responses were all sent promptly. There was other options, which some of the people in the...More

Date of experience: August 2019
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This was a very informative and fun experience. We were 4 people and we had a tasting and learned about whiskey and gin making. Hector our expert was so knowledgeable and entertaining. We stayed for a few hours and loved every minute. He has fine...More

Date of experience: September 2019
1  Thank 141Dini
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I wanted a tasting of some interesting whiskys that was not quite as touristy as can be found on the Royal Mile, and we stumbled across this shop on a walk about the Old Town. They have an astounding selection, and the tasting, which was...More

Date of experience: July 2019
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Reviewed July 29, 2019

This was my second visit to the Jeffrey Street shop. Both times have been unique experiences and it remains one of our favourite spots in Edinburgh. The proprietor is knowledgable and engaging and truly wants everyone to enjoy the history and flavours of Scotland’s finest...More

Date of experience: July 2019
1  Thank Jennifer M
Reviewed June 28, 2019

Was very interesting learning the beginning of whisky and sampling 4 different whiskys not knowing what you were drinking until the end. The way we had to sample each whisky was interesting. Very enjoyable experience. Can recommend.

Date of experience: June 2019
2  Thank Barbara C
Reviewed June 6, 2019

None in our party were big Scotch drinkers, but since we were in Scotland, this seemed like the thing to do. Turned out to be a great decision as this tasting was the highlight of the trip. We learned all there is to know about...More

Date of experience: March 2019
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Reviewed June 4, 2019 via mobile

Really interesting and fun. Learnt a lot and met great new people. Definitely worth it! Knowledgeable and amusing guide

2  Thank lukeandleigh
Reviewed May 26, 2019 via mobile

Fantastic whisky tasting experience with a very knowledge tutor who led us through the development of whisky! This was done with good knowledge and lots of laughter for my stag ! They even accommodated vodka and whisky tasting for the non whisky drinkers fantastic afternoon...More

1  Thank jamespW9482ZX
Reviewed May 25, 2019

This is a small whisky and cigar shop right off the Royal Mile. You are given a choice of several flights of whisky to sample, and sit around a table as you learn about whisky and enjoy the flight. The experience is small group, informative,...More

Date of experience: May 2019
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Kristen Y
June 4, 2019|
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Response from Katco | Reviewed this property |
This is a really popular wee place and showing up without a slot could prove disappointing. Email them directly and they will advise if your preferred time/date is available and book you in.
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Vanessa W
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Response from RickChester | Reviewed this property |
We visited 5pm till 6pm. Best to call them as they’re super helpful.
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