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Ambleside Distillers

Closed Now: 12:00 pm - 6:00 pm
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Wonderful place with amazing Gin

We dropped in on our way back from Adelaide on a sunny afternoon and caught up with the owners... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
timmo60
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Mildura, Australia
Such a nice afternoon

I hadn't heard of Ambleside until the morning of our spontaneous trip to the Hills. I'm so glad we... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Sarah C
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Located on a scenic acreage property at Hahndorf in the Adelaide Hills, owners Trudy, Steve and Matt invite all gin lovers to their Distillery and Tasting Bar. Enjoy our picturesque setting while kicking back, relaxing and sipping one of our...more
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Ambleside Road | Corner Mount Barker Road, Hahndorf, South Australia 5245, Australia
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Reviewed 3 days ago

We dropped in on our way back from Adelaide on a sunny afternoon and caught up with the owners Trudy and Steve. I understand the distillery is coming up for its first birthday. What an amazing job these people have done creating this beautiful little...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I hadn't heard of Ambleside until the morning of our spontaneous trip to the Hills. I'm so glad we decided to pop in on our way back into Adelaide. We had already luched and therefore didn't eat there but saw burrata on the menu and...More

Thank Sarah C
TrudyD177, Owner at Ambleside Distillers, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Hi Sarah So glad you enjoyed your visit and thank you for taking the time to give us such an amazing review. We hope to see you again soon! Cheers

Reviewed 3 October 2018

Have now visited on several occasions and it is always a great experience. It's a brilliant facility and truly enhances Hahndorf as an attraction. Gin is great too along with the snacks they have to order. Will continue to visit and introduce our guests to...More

Thank SRS65
TrudyD177, Owner at Ambleside Distillers, responded to this reviewResponded 5 October 2018

Cheers! Thanks so much for your comments, it is appreciated.

Reviewed 15 September 2018

A group of us booked in for a gin experience along with some platters only be told that we had to vacate the table by 2.30pm Would have been nice to be told this when the booking was made, and the staff made sure we...More

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TrudyD177, Owner at Ambleside Distillers, responded to this reviewResponded 21 September 2018

We are disappointed that your experience with us was not as good as you would have liked, and have certainly reviewed your visit/post with regard our booking process. As a busy venue, our team endeavour to manage the space effectively and actively engage with all...More

Reviewed 7 September 2018 via mobile

What a great place! Stopped in to check out their gin and we hit the jackpot! Their gin is made on site and is amazing. Three varieties and each are fabulous in their own ways! Sit down and enjoy a flight, take in the lovely...More

Thank Maria L
TrudyD177, Owner at Ambleside Distillers, responded to this reviewResponded 10 September 2018

Hi Guys! It was great to meet you on your trip through the Adelaide Hills and especially thrilled you enjoyed the Gins! Hope to see you again next time you come to South Australia! Safe travels.

Reviewed 27 August 2018 via mobile

Beautiful view from the deck as we enjoyed our gin tasting in the winter sun. We loved the botanical gin and purchased a bottle before leaving the premises. Beautiful way to spend a couple of hours.

Thank Colin M
Trudy D, Owner at Ambleside Distillers, responded to this reviewResponded 29 August 2018

Hi Colin and thanks for your review. Here's to winter sun, and gin of course!! Cheers

Reviewed 19 August 2018 via mobile

Ambleside was a great place to stop for gin sampling and some amazing tasting cocktails. I had the Flight of their 3 signature gins with garnishes which was a great way to sample their product. It would have been nice to get a little bit...More

Thank Welcome_Matt83
Reviewed 12 August 2018 via mobile

Driving through the hills and saw this place on a cold winters day. What a find. Had the gin tasting paddles and sat back and took in the amazing views. Great gins we will be back for sure

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Trudy D, Owner at Ambleside Distillers, responded to this reviewResponded 14 August 2018

Thank you for your review and so glad you spotted us on the way into Hahndorf. We hope you get to come back in summer and enjoy sitting on the deck relaxing in the warmth with a gin cocktail or two!

Reviewed 15 July 2018 via mobile

Delicious gin with something for every palette. Variety of other soft drinks and alcoholic beverages available. Cheese platter was well complimented. Does not serve main meals unfortunately. Beautiful scenery surrounding. Recommend the gin and pear paste to take home. Had children with us but i...More

Thank petitjenk
Reviewed 7 July 2018 via mobile

This place really has a great vibe. With 3 gins developed the Three Flights of Gin is a great way to explore and understand each complexity. There were other alcoholic and non alcoholic choices available also, along with food. The gins were great. Don’t be...More

Thank Tomson88
Trudy D, Owner at Ambleside Distillers, responded to this reviewResponded 10 July 2018

Thanks for calling in. Next week we are introducing a new Tasting Flight to the menu, where you can experience our gins with the complimenting botanicals on the side. Sorry you just missed this one!! Maybe one to try if you come back for a...More

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