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Edinburgh Gin Distillery

1A Rutland Place | Edinburgh, Edinburgh EH1 2AD, Scotland
+44 131 656 2810
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Distillery Tour

Very informative talk that explained an awful lot regarding the history if gin. The tour us not... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Chris B
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Gin tour and bar - a must

Gin tour. Not a tour as such but very informative, great gin and great fun. For anyone coming to... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
neils603
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Newcastle, United Kingdom
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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 by the majesty, marvel and mischief of Edinburgh and its inhabitants. The Edinburgh Gin Visitor Centre is the only place in the capital where you can indulge both the mind and the palate in all things gin. From taking a tour or a guided tasting, to trying your hand at making your own, our goal is the educate, excite and libate; all in equal measure.
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  • Very good9%
  • Average1%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
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“connoisseur tour” (225 reviews)
“discovery tour” (63 reviews)
“tasting session” (51 reviews)
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Hours Today: 10:00 - 16:45
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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1A Rutland Place | Edinburgh, Edinburgh EH1 2AD, Scotland
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Very informative talk that explained an awful lot regarding the history if gin. The tour us not really a tour more of an "eye opening" look at the two small stills in operation. This is then followed by the group enjoying a full size gin...More

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

Thank you for taking the time to review your experience with us. We sell our original gin for £30 in the shop (all of the prices as the same as online), but some of the other gins are £35. Unsure which ones you purchased but...More

Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Gin tour. Not a tour as such but very informative, great gin and great fun. For anyone coming to Edinburgh who likes gin it is a must. We even came back later to eat and drink at the Heads and Tails bar and that was...More

Thank neils603
EdinburghGin, Manager at Edinburgh Gin Distillery, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Thank you for taking the time to review your experience at the distillery... and glad you felt it was 5 stars! I will pass the comments onto Heads and Tales, who we share the space with from 5pm. Kind regards Tarin

Reviewed 3 days ago

I would thoroughly recommend the Connoisseur Gin Tour - great way to spend a couple of hours and try a few snifters. The guide was knowledgeable about the different types of gin. A fun and sociable way to learn about the history of gin.

1  Thank hibs78
EdinburghGin, Manager at Edinburgh Gin Distillery, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Thank you for taking the time to review your experience at the distillery... and glad you felt it was 5 stars! Hope to see you back again soon Kind regards Tarin

Reviewed 5 days ago

We had a lovely informative tour with Hannah today, there were 10 people in our group. It was interesting and we then had good fun tasting the gins sat around a table in the brick cavern type booth. We could each choose one to take...More

Thank katyb102
EdinburghGin, Manager at Edinburgh Gin Distillery, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Thank you for taking the time to review your tour with Hannah Lovely to hear you enjoyed the tasting Kind regards Tarin

Reviewed 5 days ago

Went on the Connoisseur Tour with Alan as the guide. We enjoyed the experience although it wasn't so much a tour although you do get up close to the equipment which was in operation when we visited. Nice cosy waiting area at the start and...More

1  Thank amcintosh12
EdinburghGin, Manager at Edinburgh Gin Distillery, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Thank you for taking the time to leave a 5 star review of your experience with Alan! Lovely to hear you enjoyed your time at the distillery Kind regards Tarin

Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Had a fantastic day with a visit to this distillery. We went on the connoisseurs tour. Alan was our tour guide and then handed us over to the lovely callum who went through our tasting session. We were all very impressed with them - they...More

1  Thank Rugby1000
EdinburghGin, Manager at Edinburgh Gin Distillery, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Thank you for taking the time to review your tour of the distillery - I will be sure to pass on the kind words to your guides. Glad to hear we have converted you! Kind regards Tarin

Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

A fun packed, informative and jolly afternoon under Alan’s guidance! Thanks for a brilliant experience!

1  Thank Angharad D
EdinburghGin, Manager at Edinburgh Gin Distillery, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Thank you for taking the time to review your tour of the distillery with Alan. Hope you have been enjoying your bottle at home. Kind regards Tarin

Reviewed 6 days ago

We went on the 'Connoisseur tour' at the Gin Distillery which started at 1100. We were greeted by very friendly and professional staff who showed us to a really cosy waiting area before Connie gave us her presentation all about the history of gin and...More

1  Thank DaveandCaz44
EdinburghGin, Manager at Edinburgh Gin Distillery, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Thank you for taking the time to review your tour of the distillery - I will be sure to pass on the kind words to your guides. Glad to hear you found it to be a must do on your trip! Kind regards Tarin

Reviewed 6 days ago

A great experience with our very enthusiastic, knowledgeable guide James. A really informative and exciting talk through their history and look around the distillery. Then a fabulous experience getting to try out their best gins and liqueurs. Would definitely recommend paying slightly extra for the...More

1  Thank breda22elliott
EdinburghGin, Manager at Edinburgh Gin Distillery, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Thank you for taking the time to review your tour with James. Early booking is essential! Kind regards Tarin

Reviewed 1 week ago

This was a lovely couple of hours with a talk that was interesting informative and humerous. A look at the small distillery and then the best bit- the tasting!!! We sampled plenty especially for mid day of all different tastes,flavours and strengths(warch out fir the...More

Thank dianem1965
EdinburghGin, Manager at Edinburgh Gin Distillery, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for taking the time to leave a 5 star review of your tour with us. Very pleased to hear you enjoyed the tasting. Kind regards Tarin

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duncan_elizabeth
14 October 2017|
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Response from sarahsteuer1994 | Reviewed this property |
Hi, as the others said there is the Gin Discovery Tour for £10 it takes about 1hour (thats the tour we made). But there is also another tour the Gin Connoisseur Tour for £25 which takes a bit longer, there are more... More
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Emzie91
16 September 2017|
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Response from Ang256 | Reviewed this property |
Yes you can shop without doing a tour
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rosaleen m
2 August 2017|
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Response from Jacqui T | Reviewed this property |
No they just do gin and gin based liqueurs, I don't think there is any alternative!
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