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Port Ellen PA42 7EA, Scotland
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All reviews full range great restaurant seaview cottage wait for a table great lunch our tour guide haggis excellent food great tour cafe restaurant single malt friendly staff beautiful location tasting session great visit scones tasting room
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Reviewed 4 days ago

Very good tour by WeeEmma, a very well informed lady who did not only treat us with the lovely breakfast whisky An Oa, but also a suprise dram of the 2019 commitee release of the Ardbeg Drum. Ardbeg has had some great drams over the...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank Menno69
Reviewed 1 week ago

Dropped in for lunch after a tour round a distillery. Food was excellent, well presented and very tasty (Particularly the Chilli). Lovely setting and very attentative staff

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank genuinepig
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Beautiful location. Excellent informative visit with Ron our tour guide who had a good sense of humour. Learned a lot about the whisky process on Islay. Met some interesting fellow travellers from all around the world. Fantastic food in the distillery cafe. Hard to beat.

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank GattoBella
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We hiked to Ardbeg from Port Ellen. Beautiful walk but worth every step as we enjoyed the whiskey and food at Ardbeg

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank Whitnah
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Absolutely great lunch, good value and great atmosphere in the cafe area. For £1.50 my cup of rea in a pot poured four full cups of tea! Staff were friendly and helpful. My wife and daughter loved the Tour (£6.00) and enjoyed their free dram....More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank John Campbell H
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Went on the tour of the distillery and tasting. Being in the off season February I feel we got an extra personal service. Emma our tour guide was really knowledgeable and passionate about the place and the product, the tour was the most informative and...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank FandCNotts
Reviewed February 12, 2019

We stayed at Seaview Cottage in December, and it was just amazing. Emma, the property manager had organised a highchair, travel cot and safety gate all set up so our toddler was safe and fully catered for in this amazing and large property. Emma also...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed January 15, 2019 via mobile

It being January, it is the off season for Islay and this distillery. We booked Ardbeg's Seaview Cottage, which is a 6-person self-catering accommodation on the distillery grounds. They cottage itself was amazing with comfortable rooms,a fabulous kitchen and living space, and a wonderful location...More

Date of experience: January 2019
1  Thank Hannah G
Reviewed December 29, 2018

We decided to visit Ardbeg while on Islay, despite some of the negative comments on Tripadvisor. We decided to skip the tour and focus on the tasting. Our host was brilliant, with a superb sense of humour, tremendous passion for whisky and extremely loyal to...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Arnold B
Reviewed November 17, 2018 via mobile

I had some very good drams, Wee Emma was a good tour guide, hilarious and informative. The rest of the staff were lovely. Definitely a must go if you're on Islay

Date of experience: September 2018
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Response from Thomast1940 | Reviewed this property |
Certainly not cheaper!