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Lindisfarne Mead

St. Aidan's Winery - Holy Island, Berwick-upon-Tweed TD15 2RX, England
+44 1289 389230 x206
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Lindisfarne mead ltd

Unusual gifts and very helpful ladies make this gem of a shop a must to visit Many shops on the... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
iancovg
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Coventry, United Kingdom
via mobile
What a place

What a place good shop selling gifts and the mead is great you can try before you buy which in my... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
muff40
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Liverpool, United Kingdom
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  • Excellent41%
  • Very good39%
  • Average8%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible7%
Travellers talk about
“biscuits”(6 reviews)
“holy island”(10 reviews)
“free samples”(3 reviews)
About
Lindisfarne Mead is the home of Original Mead, A Legend in a Glass. We also make Spiced, Pink & Dark Mead. We have an extensive range of fruit wines & liqueurs as well as Alnwick Rum and Holy Island Gin. We have a craft shop specialising in local...more
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St. Aidan's Winery - Holy Island, Berwick-upon-Tweed TD15 2RX, England
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+44 1289 389230 x206
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"local artists"
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"worth a visit"
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"winery"
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Unusual gifts and very helpful ladies make this gem of a shop a must to visit Many shops on the island but this stands out

Thank iancovg
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Carolina K, online content manager at Lindisfarne Mead, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you very much for taking the time to review Lindisfarne Mead and I'm very pleased you highlighted us as the stand-out shop on the island! I will pass your comments onto the shop floor staff too and hope you will visit us again soon.

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

What a place good shop selling gifts and the mead is great you can try before you buy which in my case made us buy even more than plannedMore

Thank muff40
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Carolina K, online content manager at Lindisfarne Mead, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for your review and I'm glad you liked the mead enough to take a few bottles home with you. We think the tasting bar is a great feature and I'm glad you agree, please visit us again soon or order online if you...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

An incredibly extensive choice of mead, wines, gins, rum, whiskeys, etc. Also local produce including jams, chutneys etc. Free samples. Next door is a lovely gift shoppe.

Thank Pam D
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Carolina K, online content manager at Lindisfarne Mead, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank your for reviewing Lindisfarne Mead and for highlighting how extensive our food and beverage range is. We pride ourselves in sourcing as much as possible from local suppliers in the showroom and gift shop too. We hope you'll come back soon.

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is my first review of the winery despite living nearby some decades ago before moving. We visit the island every year and it never dissapoints, the winery is well stocked with lots of local produce. The chutney is fantastic and of course the mead...More

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Carolina K, online content manager at Lindisfarne Mead, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you for reviewing St Aidan's Winery. I'm very glad you found the staff helpful and friendly and also am pleased you liked the tasting bar since we believe trying before you buy gives customers the option to sample the meads, fruit wines and liqueurs...More

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Reviewed 20 April 2018 via mobile

Just been in touch pick up a few bottles and got the best customer service I have had in a long time. Not tried the Gin yet but will look forward to a few glasses tonight

Thank Lee C
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Carolina K, online content manager at Lindisfarne Mead, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you very much for taking the time to write a review and I'm so glad you enjoyed your visit. We will pass your comments onto the staff about the customer service and hope you enjoyed your gin!

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Reviewed 26 March 2018

Lovely choice of goodies and local crafts along with mead. Little tasters available and a great selection of foods, biscuits, sweets etc etc

Thank steve b
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Carolina K, online content manager at Lindisfarne Mead, responded to this reviewResponded 28 March 2018

Thank you very much for your review and we're glad you enjoyed your visit. We hope to see you again soon.

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Reviewed 16 March 2018

It's not mead, clearly a scam charade to try and fit in with the rest of the islands theme. Disgraceful practice. Please do not make the same mistake I did and buy any of the cheap grape wine with honey/sugar flavourings added.More

Thank SuperTed666
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Carolina K, online content manager at Lindisfarne Mead, responded to this reviewResponded 28 March 2018

Thank you for your feedback and we appreciate you taking the time to complete a review. We have a wide range of items in our showroom including Alnwick Rum, Holy Island Gin, fruit wines and an extensive selection of whiskies so I hope you find...More

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Reviewed 13 February 2018 via mobile

As someone who used to work there I would never recommend it to anyone. Spend yoyrmoney elsewhere. There's nothing new or fresh in the wines. It's a giant box of white wine with additives put in. Look closely and you might be lucky to spot...More

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Carolina K, online content manager at Lindisfarne Mead, responded to this reviewResponded 28 March 2018

Thank you for your feedback on this and other occasions and we hope you continue to visit Lindisfarne Mead in the future.

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Reviewed 20 November 2017 via mobile

On a Cold, wet day visiting Lindisfarne Is. the only place open and offering a warm welcome was the St Aiden's Winery that specialises in mead and a range of other delightful drinks. The staff were most welcoming and understanding of our disappointment with the...More

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Carolina K, Online content manager at Lindisfarne Mead, responded to this reviewResponded 17 January 2018

Happy New Year! Thank you for taking the time to review Lindisfarne Mead and I'm glad you found us welcoming and warm. We are often one of the only shops open on Holy Island over the tide and try as often as possible to open...More

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Reviewed 12 November 2017 via mobile

I didn't have the mead due to medication I'm on 😣 but bought sweets as a present, jam and marmalade for home, sweets and chocolate. I like wandering around the souvenir shop as well.More

Thank Ann-Victoria M
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Carolina K, Online content manager at Lindisfarne Mead, responded to this reviewResponded 17 January 2018

Happy New Year! Thank you for taking the time to review Lindisfarne Mead; whilst we specialise in Mead we have a lot more to offer in both the Showroom & Craft Shop and I'm glad you found both souvenirs and presents to browse and buy....More

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