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The Grumpy Piper

Open Now: 3:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Open today: 3:00 pm - 7:00 pm
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Will definitely be back

Dropped in before dinner one night for a quick nip. Super friendly and a very pleasant atmosphere... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
A must do

Fantastic selection of whisky and bagpipes. Also the best fudge ever. Definitely worth a visit as... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
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“dram”(2 reviews)
The Grumpy Piper is a Whisky Tasting Bar and Bagpipe Museum. We have a very large range of Whisky plus Beer, Wine and soft drinks. Platters are also available inc Whisky Fudge!! Upstairs you will find an extensive display of Great Highland Bagpipes...more
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17 Paterson St, Launceston, Tasmania 7250, Australia
+61 438 446 620
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Dropped in before dinner one night for a quick nip. Super friendly and a very pleasant atmosphere. Planning on heading back down to spend a few hours working through the huge range of whiskeys. Definitely worth a visit (and a return visit for most people).

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank simonlittle2
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Fantastic selection of whisky and bagpipes. Also the best fudge ever. Definitely worth a visit as this place is a unique little gem.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Tumberumbah
Reviewed 13 October 2018

Being a piper and whisky drinker, it was only apt that I dropped in to The Grumpy Piper. I must say that the owners were excellent hosts, and had a great knowledge of the whiskies they had in stock. The bagpipe museum housed an eclectic...More

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank piobaire24
Reviewed 28 September 2018

If you like whiskey, this is the place to go as the range of whiskeys is very extensive and spans most continents. Many brands on offer I had never heard of and I would suggest they have the most brands of whiskey available anywhere in...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Vicki E
Reviewed 26 August 2018

We stopped in for a few drams before we went to dinner and to check out this new whisky bar. It was terrific! Excellent range and excellent prices. Kent is friendly and very knowledgeable about his stock, as you might expect, and I noted many...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Scott S
Reviewed 19 August 2018 via mobile

This relative new comer to Launceston is a great spot for lovers of Whisky of all types, and those with a thing for bagpipes. The downstairs bar has a broad range of local and international whiskies for every taste. Upstairs is a bit of a...More

Date of experience: August 2018
1  Thank 321cameronm
Reviewed 14 August 2018 via mobile

Me and my partner went to the grumpy piper a few weeks ago.. I must say I feel bad for them as it seems like there trying really hard but failing in most areas. The owner overloads you with information whilst your Just trying to...More

Date of experience: August 2018
2  Thank marshalbmathers
TheGrumpyPiper, Owner at The Grumpy Piper, responded to this reviewResponded 22 August 2018

Hello Marshal R, Thank you for your review. Here at The Grumpy Piper we truly value our customer feedback, and as such, if you could please email our team at info@thegrumpypiper.com.au with further specifics on the areas you had issues with, that would be fantastic....More

Reviewed 22 July 2018 via mobile

Very welcoming and sampled some the best Tasmanian and world whiskies Kent and his team are relaxed and happy to share their knowledge and make excelled recommendations. Found the bagpipe museum upstairs fascinating Great range in quality and price

Date of experience: July 2018
2  Thank D5488UMandreww
Reviewed 19 June 2018 via mobile

We had a great night out here tasting plenty of whisky. The staff were very helpful in helping us choose from the large selection. The bagpipe museum up stairs was also very interesting

Date of experience: June 2018
2  Thank 305rickg
Reviewed 10 June 2018 via mobile

Visit Grumpy piper(although far from being anyway so). Was pleasantly surprised by how cheap it was for a few drams of whiskey. What a range of whiskey available. Highland lowland, Tasmania and the rest of the world. I can totally recommend trying the octomore very...More

Date of experience: June 2018
2  Thank Phillip C
Nat B, Owner at The Grumpy Piper, responded to this reviewResponded 12 June 2018

Thanks Phil for your review!

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