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Pickering's Gin Distillery

1 Summerhall, Edinburgh EH9 1PL, Scotland
+44 131 290 2901
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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 availability. Tours last approximately 60 minutes. For a mere £10 a head you can: - See how hand crafted, small batch gin is made - Marvel at the botanicals room, still and bottling line - Sample all three Pickering's gin expressions - Enjoy a Pickering's & Tonic from the gin tap at The Royal Dick bar - Explore the labyrinth of exhibitions and events within Summerhall Summerhall Distillery.
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1 Summerhall, Edinburgh EH9 1PL, Scotland
Southside & Holyrood
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+44 131 290 2901
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Visited here for a birthday outing with friends. Lovely gin and tonic to begin with an hours talk and tour of the distillery. Our tour guide (Jenny) was lovely and really informative. The gin tasting at the end was a nice touch although the navy...More

Thank Joanne D
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Reviewed 2 days ago

An interesting tour delivered with great enthusiasm. Amazing to see what "bijou" premises can produce such quantities of fine gin - Navy stength for me! A lovely family feel the enterprise. Well done and thank you.

Thank Judith_e_hall
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

The staff at the tour were excellent, and very accommodating. The gin we were given at the start was delicious and Jenny the tour guide was helpful and knowledgeable about the processes. She engaged well with our group and in particular with my sister whose...More

Thank FionaK93
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Reviewed 5 days ago

excellent tour,well worth the money,tour guide very good and friendly,a little difficult to find could do with a signpost of main street.

Thank dmeadows1205
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Reviewed 5 days ago

We enjoyed a nice lunch at The Royal Dick pub before our tour began at 2 pm. The atmosphere was delightful and the food tasty. Our Gin and Tonic was very refreshing and this comes from someone that has never cared much for Gin. The...More

Thank MissCat13
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DistilleryManager, Guest Relations Manager at Pickering's Gin Distillery, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

It is wonderful to hear that you enjoyed a hearty lunch just next door at The Royal Dick Pub, it's certainly something we'd recommend! Although a wee note for future visitors, if you are thinking of having food before your tour, please make sure your...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

We were met in the bar by Jenny our tour guide who got us a Gin to start our tour which was a great start. She took us to where they make the gin and she definitely knew her stuff it was a really interesting...More

Thank Angie S
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DistilleryManager, Guest Relations Manager at Pickering's Gin Distillery, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Thanks Angie for your great review. I am very pleased that you had such a wonderful time on your tour with Jenny. We certainly are very small tucked away in Summerhall, but that's fantastic you got a chance to see us in action. Cheers, Victoria.

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My Best Friend and I were fortunate enough to Win a free gin tour to this fantastic Distillery. Our guide Jennie was brilliant at her job and very informative about the history of Piclerings Gin. We would both recommend a tour to anyone visiting Edinburgh,...More

Thank valmackval
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DistilleryManager, Guest Relations Manager at Pickering's Gin Distillery, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Thank you for your wonderful review and very kind comments. I am very pleased that you had such a brilliant time on your tour with Jenny. Thank you so much for your recommendation, and we would be delighted to welcome you back. Cheers, Victoria

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is a small batch distillery in the heart of Edinburgh. The tour size is small and the guide, Victoria, is excellent. Victoria shares the history of of gin with you along with the company bio and the distillery process. It’s a great tour and...More

Thank Marcin C
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DistilleryManager, Guest Relations Manager at Pickering's Gin Distillery, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you Marcin for your great review and very kind words. I am delighted that you had such a wonderful experience on your tour with me, and you enjoyed the gin too. Cheers, Victoria.

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Reviewed 1 week ago

A great tour, starting off with a relaxing G&T and then tasting the Pickering range. Our guide (Victoria) was knowledgeable and made the tour great fun.

Thank Graham B
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DistilleryManager, Guest Relations Manager at Pickering's Gin Distillery, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you Graham for your wonderful review and very kind words. I am delighted that you had such a great time on your tour with me, and enjoyed the gin too! Cheers, Victoria.

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We booked on Pickering Gin tour as the Edinburgh Gin tour was fully booked and I am so glad we did. Arrived at Royal Dick's bar 15 mins prior to tour as stated to receive our G&T, very refreshing. The tour is small and personal,...More

Thank Fiona M
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DistilleryManager, Guest Relations Manager at Pickering's Gin Distillery, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for your review Fiona. I am delighted you had such a wonderful time on your tour with us, and were able to get a glimpse of where every drop of Pickering's Gin has been made. I am also very pleased that you were...More

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Carol H
18 November 2017|
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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
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ljbunny
4 October 2017|
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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
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