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Pickering's Gin Distillery

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Pickering's Gin is distilled by hand at the Summerhall Distillery, Edinburgh's first exclusive gin distillery to open in 150 years. We are delighted to host guided tours and tastings. Please visit our website to book a tour and to check...more
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1 Summerhall, Edinburgh EH9 1PL, Scotland
Southside & Holyrood
+44 131 290 2901
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Reviewed today via mobile

We had an amazing time learning about the history of gin and of the distillery. Rebecca was an amazing and really made the tour what is was! Starting off with a Gin & Tonic then finishing off with tasting their range of Gins we were...More

Thank Lucy_lastic7
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Just been for a tour while on a girls trip. Rebecca was extremely enthusiastic, engaging and interesting. The gins taste amazing and the mere £10 fee is excellent value for money! Definitely recommend to anyone in Edinburgh! The only improvement could be better signage to...More

Thank VitUnit
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

A truly fantastic couple of hours spent which was very informative and fun, with incredibly tasty gin! Our tour guide Rebecca was fab and really funny, involving everyone in the tour group which made it a much more personal experience. Highly recommend to everyone whether...More

1  Thank bethaw29
Reviewed 5 days ago

The Pickering's Gin Tour was very well worth doing and very interesting. We were given a g and t on arrival (you could have a different mixer if you wished) and our group of 15 was taken to the distilling room to begin our tour....More

Thank Fran P
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

We can really recommend the Gin distillery Tour. Our guide had an impressive knowledge about the history of gin and funny Stories about how Pickerings gin started. It only cost 10 £ and you get a free G&T and the possibility to try to taste...More

Thank Kirstine B
Reviewed 1 week ago

We were very pleased with the Pickerings tour. Rebecca was a great host (and it was her first go!) and made the whole experience very enjoyable. You're greeted with a gin and tonic on arrival followed by around a 30-45 minute talk/tour of the distillery....More

Thank Liyhc5
Reviewed 1 week ago

What a lovely way to spend a Sunday afternoon. A quality G&T then a gin history lesson followed by more gin. Our jolly guide was enthusiastic and knowledgeable and made it very interesting. I would recommend it to anyone who loves gin>

Thank Alec B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Really fantastic - we went as a hen party group and they were really lovely with us - really interesting tour. Well done to Rebecca who was fab on her first full tour ( we would never have known she was so good) get yourself...More

Thank Jenni S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Spent an hour with my wife listening to Rebekka our tour guide talking about the history of gin and Pickerings. We both had a great time, tasted the basics and of course stopped at the bar and had some more cocktails afterwards. Highly recommend for...More

1  Thank j_hanne2017
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We both had an amazing time at the distillery! Victoria and Rebecca were very enthusiastic throughout and very knowledgeable! A G&T on arrival! Along with a few tasters towards the end! I’d highly recommend to anyone!

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Southside & Holyrood
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just a few pounds. In August the student population is
replaced by vast numbers of boisterous visitors here
for the Fringe, Edinburgh’s world-class comedy and
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14 May 2018|
Response from NicolaM3446 | Reviewed this property |
I’m sure you could but I assume you would need to pay and i’m not sure a 7yr old would enjoy the tour.
Carol H
18 November 2017|
Response from DistilleryManager | Property representative |
Hello, Our tours run Thursday - Sunday with tour slots three times a day. We currently have availability on our Sunday the 26th of November tour. If you visit our website and select the tours tab, you can look at our... More
4 October 2017|
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Response from DistilleryManager | Property representative |
Thank you for your question - the tour lasts roughly an hour with tasting of our gins. If you have any questions, our guides would be delighted to answer them for you and so you can spend more time in the distillery if you... More