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All reviews full range great restaurant seaview cottage wait for a table excellent food great lunch haggis our tour guide great tour cafe restaurant single malt sandwich friendly staff tasting session great visit beautiful location scones
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Reviewed 2 days ago 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
Thank Hannah G
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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
Thank whiskyfanda
Reviewed November 14, 2018

I don't really know where to begin with this one, I love the whisky and my first trip to the distillery in 2009 was great. But roll on a couple of years and they're just full of themselves. They're the brand first and whisky and...More

Date of experience: February 2018
1  Thank Dr1971
Reviewed November 6, 2018 via mobile

I love Ardbeg Whisky and I finally got to visit the Distillery. I done a tour Wee Emma? Was very knowledgeable. And 5 Whisky Breakfast was just incredible.

Date of experience: October 2018
2  Thank SteveSupertramp
Reviewed October 26, 2018 via mobile

We walked the 3 miles to Ardbeg from Port Ellen on a beautiful day and worked up an appetite for lunch. My partner and I had smoked haddock chowder which was pretty good but the kids pizza meal was very poor. A burnt frozen pizza...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Debbie P
Reviewed October 22, 2018

The old kiln cafe is clearly my No.1 lunch spot on Islay. I've been coming here ever since I'm a child and it's still a must.do whenever I'm back on the island.

Date of experience: August 2018
1  Thank Nils F
Reviewed October 19, 2018

A great visit with a group of friends, wonderful tour and tasting made all the better with the enthusiasm of our guide Bryony. you should take in the restaurant also.

Date of experience: October 2018
1  Thank John K
Reviewed October 19, 2018 via mobile

We had a very informative tour and tasting at Ardbeg by surely experienced and expert tour guide Ron(?). More info and nice details than the other distilleries maybe even on the same road. With a hint of british humour on the side the 1,5 hour...More

Date of experience: October 2018
1  Thank TeemuK239
Reviewed October 18, 2018 via mobile

Although not big Ardbeg drinkers, we were advised to go to the distillery for the tour alone. It did not disappoint. From the minute you park your car and walk past the large ex-still outside, the place oozes smartness and a swept-up operation. Wee Emma...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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