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Edinburgh Gin Distillery

Closed Now: 10:00 am - 4:45 pm
Open today: 10:00 am - 4:45 pm
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Girls Weekend Away

Would highly recommend doing the Connoisseur tour. We found the tour very interesting, highly... read more

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Chris W
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Bradford, United Kingdom
Great way to spend an afternoon

Really enjoyed this tour. We had a very informative talk on the history of gin and a tour of the... read more

Reviewed yesterday
endofthelane
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Castle Douglas
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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, Edinburgh EH1 2AD, Scotland
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Reviewed yesterday

Would highly recommend doing the Connoisseur tour. We found the tour very interesting, highly informative and enjoyable. Allan was excellent.

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed yesterday

Really enjoyed this tour. We had a very informative talk on the history of gin and a tour of the little distillery. We finished with a lovely gin and tonic and a taste of the Christmas Gin. It was a great way to spend an...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Thoroughly enjoyable, informative and interesting tour, which was great value for money. Alan was a brilliant guide! Fantastic samples to top the tour off inclduing a lovely  Christmas gin. A must for gin lovers!

Date of experience: December 2018
3  Thank Hollie_W_04
EdinburghGin, Manager at Edinburgh Gin Distillery, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Thank you for taking the time to review your tour with Allan. So pleased to hear you enjoyed tasting our gins. Kind regards Tarin

Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Was a really cool morning, drank a gin and tonic at 11am and learnt about the history of gin. If you’re a gin lover and are heading to Edinburgh definitely do this tour. Tour only takes one hour and you have an opportunity to buy...More

Date of experience: December 2018
2  Thank taranpanesar
EdinburghGin, Manager at Edinburgh Gin Distillery, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Thank you for taking the time to review your tour with us. So pleased to hear you enjoyed the wee distillery shop after too. Kind regards Tarin

Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

We had a super time on the gin tour for a friends 50th birthday. Our guide was a lovely Canadian called Hayley who was fun and informative. The history behind gin was thorough and fascinating but the best part was the gin tasting at the...More

Date of experience: December 2018
2  Thank clare_reeder
EdinburghGin, Manager at Edinburgh Gin Distillery, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Thank you for taking the time to review your tour with Haleigh. So pleased to hear you found it good value for money and hope to see you again Kind regards Tarin

Reviewed 3 days ago

Had a very interesting couple of hours on the Connoisseur tour. The tour was informative and there was a good session tasting the gins at the end with a great group of people who were strangers a couple of hours earlier. Don't expect the range...More

Date of experience: December 2018
2  Thank Paul K
EdinburghGin, Manager at Edinburgh Gin Distillery, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Thank you for taking the time to leave a 5* review of your tour and tasting with us. We are a small scale distillery here, but get lovely feedback about the content and value of the tour. Advance booking is essential, often many months ahead,...More

Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

We went to the 10am slot for the gin experience tour! Most of the tour comprises of the wonderful (and not so wonderful) history of Gin and how Edinburgh gin came to be including a run through on all their products. Cara (hope I have...More

Date of experience: December 2018
2  Thank aohanlon18
EdinburghGin, Manager at Edinburgh Gin Distillery, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Thank you for taking the time to review your tour with Cara. So pleased to hear you enjoyed the tasting Kind regards Tarin

Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

We took part in the connoisseur tour this afternoon and it was absolutely fantastic. Very interesting and informative. Hayley is a great tour guide also. Hour went so quickly! You also get a free little treat at the end. Great value for money.

Date of experience: December 2018
2  Thank Nicole T
EdinburghGin, Manager at Edinburgh Gin Distillery, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Thank you for taking the time to review your tour with Haleigh. So pleased to hear you found it good value for money and hope to see you again Kind regards Tarin

Reviewed 4 days ago

It had to happen it was only a matter of time really ,like most people we’ve started drinking Gin and on a recent trip to Scotland’s capital city my wife booked us into the Edinburgh Gin factory tour . And all I can say is...More

Date of experience: December 2018
3  Thank GHalewood
EdinburghGin, Manager at Edinburgh Gin Distillery, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Thank you for taking the time to leave a 5* review of your tour and tasting with Allan. Very pleased to hear you enjoyed learning about the history of gin and hope you took some Edinburgh gin home to enjoy. Kind regards Tarin

Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

We visited the distillery and did the connoisseur tour with Callum. We learnt so much about the history of gin and had a fabulous tasting session at the end. Small groups which was nice but book ahead or you won’t get on a tour. Tiny...More

Date of experience: December 2018
1  Thank Rhianjs
EdinburghGin, Manager at Edinburgh Gin Distillery, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Thank you very much for leaving a review with us. We are delighted you enjoyed your visit enough to give us a 5 star rating! I will pass on your compliments to Calum. Kind regards, James

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palaceboy1970
7 November 2018|
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Response from EdinburghGin | Property representative |
Sadly we are an over 18's venue so cannot take anyone under 18 on our tours, including babies.
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24 June 2018|
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21 June 2018|
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All our tours are now 18+
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