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Isle Of Wight Distillery

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Lovely place to visit

Popped in to sample and buy some gin. Had our dog with us and we received a warm welcome as we... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Jackie K
Interesting place.

Visited as part of the Beer & Buses weekend which was a great introduction to this place we had not... read more

Reviewed 26 October 2018
Luton, United Kingdom
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Smallbrook Lane | Rosemary Vineyard, Newport, Ryde PO33 4BE, England
+44 1983 613653
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Popped in to sample and buy some gin. Had our dog with us and we received a warm welcome as we arrived, a treat for the dog and some spirit samples for us. Then enjoyed a fantastic coffee and G&T overlooking the distillery before buying...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Jackie K
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

When we went it was out of the main holiday season so it was fairly quiet. We were made to feel welcome and offered some samples of the gin, rum and vodka. I jave to say they were very knowledgeable about what tonics to put...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We seen a reference to the Mermaid Gin distillery in a brochure on the ferry to the Isle of Wight, so noted it as a place to visit. Easy enough to find in our hire car. The pub in which the distillery is house is...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank seagullrob
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Group of 6. Some of whom has never tried Gin before. Hope of the day was a talk/tour, sample some differing drinks, spot of lunch, shop, lovely afternoon out. Talk /tour was 5 mins looking through glass window. No guidance for novice gin drinkers. Barman...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank C6441MCclaireb
Reviewed 1 November 2018 via mobile

Stopped here on route back to our holiday park. This is a nice little place where gin and whiskey is made. The staff are very helpful in explaining the products and you can sample each one to see which one you like. Well worth a...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Paul B
Reviewed 26 October 2018

Visited as part of the Beer & Buses weekend which was a great introduction to this place we had not been to before. It's a comfortable bar with tables and sofas dotted around. Both beer and gin on offer - the HMS Victory 57% proof...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed 24 October 2018

Found the Isle of Wight Distillery whilst driving off the beaten track near Ryde. The distillery is located in a former pub. From the bar you can see the production and are treated with a very informal tour and explanation of the distillery process. As...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Mr Harry B
Reviewed 17 October 2018 via mobile

A great little find. We were welcomed at the bar and given an informative tour of the distillery. We sampled a range of gins, vodka and rum before purchasing a bottle of Mermaid Gin. Glorious. Definitely worth a visit.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Suzylou2011
Reviewed 15 October 2018 via mobile

We paid a visit to the Wishing Well pub which is the location of the Isle of Wight distillery, we had a fantastic visit, welcomed by a lovely gentleman who took us through all the information and history of the distillery, we were then treated...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Jayne G
Reviewed 3 October 2018

I enjoy the Island's very own Mermaid Gin and had been meaning to visit for a while, it's at the old Wishing Well pub and you get a very warm welcome when you arrive with an offer of samples of the gin and rum. This...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Yes but whippets and poodles aren't allowed to taste the alcohol..they get too riotous ..and it's unfair to the other dogs