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Ardbeg Distillery

Port Ellen PA42 7EA, Scotland
+44 1496 302244
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“great cafe” (18 reviews)
“full range” (18 reviews)
“great tour” (34 reviews)
Port Ellen PA42 7EA, Scotland
+44 1496 302244
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Reviewed September 24, 2017 via mobile

There is much to see and do on Islay but Ardbeg is an essential must-see. Not only is their product one of the best single malt whiskies in the world but their guided visits are exceptional. And then.....their malt barn, converted sympathetically into a magnificent...More

1  Thank Thomast1940
Reviewed September 19, 2017

It's fine. It was crowded when we went so it may affect my rating. The cafe was crowded and we had to wait a long time. There wasn't a lot of attention to people waiting. They seemed a little snooty to be honest. Unfortunately we...More

Thank Anita S
Reviewed September 18, 2017 via mobile

Ardbeg is simply the best distillery there is. Incomparable position, and immaculately maintained. Friendly welcome, great tours, lovely food and drink too. Very friendly. Take your camera. The views are stunning ..... second only to the whisky!!!

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Reviewed September 17, 2017 via mobile

We attended an Ardbeg Distillery tour on Tuesday September 12th led by "wee" Emma. The tour was interesting, packed with information and wonderfully lighthearted. Emma could answer all of the quite specific questions from a whisky aficionado like myself. All in all a very enjoyable...More

1  Thank Mikael K
Reviewed September 15, 2017

The immediate thing that came across on our tour was passion. It was not a repeated, verbatim exercise, it was personal and protective, you felt taken in and respected for visiting. It was informative and the time went too quickly. With regards to the tasting,...More

1  Thank Reg H
Reviewed September 12, 2017

We toured all 9 of the distilleries on Islay and this is one of my top three. Our guide Dion (sp) was delightful and extremely knowledgeable on all the aspect of the process. Following the expansive tour Dion took us to the cast storage area...More

1  Thank John-Cypress-Tx
Reviewed September 11, 2017

Ardbeg Distillery and their story is one place on Islay I would recommend not to miss. We had lunch in their restaurant, very reasonably priced and a great selection of local produce and vegetarian meals. I had the haggis, neeps and tatties accompanied with a...More

1  Thank Inbreds
Reviewed September 10, 2017

Ardbeg is a might place. From every point of view: location, tour, whisky, distillery environment, feeling that it transmits. Starting from the entrance of the distillery, I must say that its road sign is a true landmark: amazing (Supernova sign included!!!). The location is outstanding,...More

Thank Lucia T
Reviewed September 9, 2017

This was an excellent experience. We had a stunning lunch in their restaurant before we embarked on our very informative tour. Good value for money and the staff are superb.

Thank George647
Reviewed September 8, 2017

Ardbeg is one of the prettiest distilleries on Islay and well worth a visit. The grounds are immaculate and the white, distinctive buildings are a photographer's delight The cafe is good and despite being very busy the food arrived quickly and was good quality, tasty...More

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