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My daughter and I had been given a gift voucher last Christmas for a Gin Connoisseur Tour. The... read more

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Fifer_8
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Dunfermline, United Kingdom
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We visited for the tour on Sunday 19 August and a big thanks to our host Callum for making the... read more

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Kim F
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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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My daughter and I had been given a gift voucher last Christmas for a Gin Connoisseur Tour. The distillery is underground and I must have walked past the entrance scores of times without noticing it. We were in a group of around a dozen, most...More

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We visited for the tour on Sunday 19 August and a big thanks to our host Callum for making the visit most enjoyable. The lovely G&T at the end of the tour was also very welcome! Definitely worth booking in advance to visit this attraction.

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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

I wasnt able to book onto the gin tour, so visited the bar instead! The bar has a great vibe and lots of different gins to choose from! There is also a shop that you can visit for souvenirs

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EdinburghGin, Manager at Edinburgh Gin Distillery, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Thank you for taking the time to review your time at Heads & Tales. Kind regards Tarin

Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Our host Alan took us on an amazing tour of the distillery. The tour was a fantastic walk through the history of gin (and we learnt lots of pub quiz trivia) - onto seeing how the gin is made which was interesting. The tour finished...More

4  Thank Luke T
EdinburghGin, Manager at Edinburgh Gin Distillery, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Thank you very much for your lovely 5 star review for your gin discovery tour! We are delighted you enjoyed your tour with Allan, I will pass on your kind words to him. Kind regards Tarin

Reviewed 3 days ago

A word of advice, book early! The tours, particularly the Gin Making Tour, appear to book up well in advance. I booked in for the gin making tour, which lasted for around 3-3.5 hours. I was joined on this by 3 lovely American guests. The...More

2  Thank Changnam
EdinburghGin, Manager at Edinburgh Gin Distillery, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Thank you for taking the time to book visit us for our gin making experience, we are very pleased you found it a 5* trip and I will pass the kind words on to Philip. Advance booking is essential as we often fill up many...More

Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Me and my partner, who are both massive gin lovers, were on Callum’s gin connoisseur tour on the 16th August. What an amazing experience, I was a bit sceptical about the length and quality of such a tour in a city center. However, these fears...More

2  Thank TheLostBaker
EdinburghGin, Manager at Edinburgh Gin Distillery, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Thank you for taking the time to leave us such a kind 5 star review! I will pass on your compliments to Calum who will be chuffed to bits. Kind regards, James

Reviewed 4 days ago

Fabulous visit which really opened my eyes to gin's history and making! Callum our guide was really lovely and clearly knew an awful lot about the distillery! The tour included a tasting which was really interesting with a wide range of gins to try, and...More

2  Thank jaynel0u
EdinburghGin, Manager at Edinburgh Gin Distillery, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Thank you for taking the time to leave us such a kind 5 star review! I will pass on your compliments to Calum who will be pleased as punch. Kind regards, James

Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Went on the connoisseur tour with my boyfriend and would highly recommend. It was informative and interesting, in a great setting and our guide was very engaging. My boyfriend doesn’t really drink alcohol and he enjoyed it! The gins were delicious and I think the...More

2  Thank AmyWarman
EdinburghGin, Manager at Edinburgh Gin Distillery, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Thank you for leaving us a lovely 5 star review! We are delighted you enjoyed your visit. Kind regards, James

Reviewed 5 days ago

Great tour very informative, good humour, lots of laughs, plenty of gin. Guide was a great laugh and entertaining. The tour was given to me by my sons for mother’s day a great present.

2  Thank Cathy C
EdinburghGin, Manager at Edinburgh Gin Distillery, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Thank you for taking the time to leave us a lovely 5 star review! We are delighted you enjoyed your visit with us. Kind regards, James

Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Throughly enjoyed the tour as it was very informative and fun. Alan was a great tour guide and thought it was well worth the money. Would recommend to anyone and would the tour again.

3  Thank amytyler01
EdinburghGin, Manager at Edinburgh Gin Distillery, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Thank you very much for your lovely 5 star review! We are delighted you enjoyed your tour with Allan, I will pass on your kind words. Kind regards, James

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Michael G
24 June 2018|
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Response from EdinburghGin | Property representative |
The gin making experience includes making your own 70cl bottle, while the gin connoisseur tour includes a 20cl bottle from our range.
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alla z
20 June 2018|
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Response from EdinburghGin | Property representative |
All our tours are now 18+
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MopsieMoo
16 June 2018|
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Response from EdinburghGin | Property representative |
We run the gin making tour every day at 12.15pm for a max of 5 people. Bookings are taken via the website and you must book in advance for any of our tours - we are unable to offer walk in tours.
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