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Mead? Don't mind if I do!

We popped in here while visiting as we had heard so much about it. Lovely shop, with not only mead... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Helen H
,
Driffield, United Kingdom
via mobile
Good range of local produce

One side of this building houses the winery, where mead and local wines are produced. These can be... read more

Reviewed 8 July 2018
lidibus
,
Yorkshire, United Kingdom
via mobile
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  • Excellent42%
  • Very good39%
  • Average9%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible6%
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“holy island”(11 reviews)
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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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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We popped in here while visiting as we had heard so much about it. Lovely shop, with not only mead for sale, but whisky, gin, chocolate and locally made fudges. The guy in the shop was helpful and knowledgeable about the products. After selecting some...More

Thank Helen H
DavidM24738, Online Content Advisor at Lindisfarne Mead, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you Helen for taking the time to review our business and products and leave such a glowing report and would say your review pretty much sums up what we strive to offer.Will make sure your compliments about our staff member are passed down as...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Lots of mead, and lots of other alcohol too. This gift shop was run by lovely people who couldn't be more helpful. I was hoping to learn a little more or see the making process, but this place is just a gift shop. Nether the...More

Thank Martyn H
DavidM24738, Online Content Advisor at Lindisfarne Mead, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hello Martyn, I am sorry that you were disappointed to find that our winery was more expensive than the mainland. Unfortunately we can only suggest RRP to our suppliers and ultimately they can choose whichever price they want to sell our Mead. To try and...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

There are samples to taste before choosing which Mead you would like. There are lots of Lindisfarne, chocolates, biscuits etc. Perfect for gifts to take homeMore

Thank Tergyficks
DavidM24738, Online Content Advisor at Lindisfarne Mead, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you so much for taking the time to leave such a positive review of our Winery and Showroom.The Free Tasting Bar is extremely popular with our visitors to the Island and glad it helped with your Mead purchases.We hope to see you again if...More

Reviewed 26 August 2018

We only popped in here because it was raining. We left some time later with several bottles of mead (which we had tried with the assistance of a very knowledgeable and helpful lady) and other very good quality gifts - nothing cheap and nasty here!...More

Thank RoseberryTopping
David M, Online Content Advisor at Lindisfarne Mead, responded to this reviewResponded 31 August 2018

Thank you so much for your very kind 5 Star Rating and lovely compliments.We do endeavour to stock quality items and have knowledgable staff so its always nice to hear its appreciated.Glad you enjoyed your free samples too at our popular Tasting Bar and pleased...More

Reviewed 8 July 2018 via mobile

One side of this building houses the winery, where mead and local wines are produced. These can be sampled and there are many local ales, gins, preserves, baked goods and confectionary available. The other side houses a nice gift shop with locally produced items and...More

Thank lidibus
David M, Online Content Advisor at Lindisfarne Mead, responded to this reviewResponded 10 August 2018

Thanks for taking the time to post such positive feedback and so glad you were able to find gifts for all your family from our Showroom and Craft Shop.We hope to see you again if you are ever visiting the Island in future. Kind Regards,David...More

Reviewed 22 June 2018

Interesting visit to the home of Lindisfarne Mead. Nice tasting of the different types they make. Very informative Lady with no hard sell. A huge amount of different drinks on sale. I loved the original Mead.

Thank F00dman
David M, Online Content Advisor at Lindisfarne Mead, responded to this reviewResponded 10 August 2018

Thank you so much for leaving such a positive review of our staff and showroom stocking our extensive range of drinks.Glad you enjoyed the free tastings and the Original Mead and will pass on your kind comments to our staff members. Kind Regards,David M.

Reviewed 29 May 2018

What a great shop to visit, such a big choice of local gin. I only went in to buy the Holy Island gin and I came out with four, including the Hadrian’s Wall gin which was recommended by Chris. Chris was very helpful and friendly....More

Thank Tina B
Carolina K, online content manager at Lindisfarne Mead, responded to this reviewResponded 3 June 2018

Thank you for taking the time to review Lindisfarne Mead and I'm very glad you enjoyed your visit. We do pride ourselves on having a wide range of spirits including local and rare gins so I'm glad you agreed we do have an excellent selection!...More

Reviewed 14 May 2018 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
Carolina K, online content manager at Lindisfarne Mead, responded to this reviewResponded 16 May 2018

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.

Reviewed 12 May 2018

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
Carolina K, online content manager at Lindisfarne Mead, responded to this reviewResponded 16 May 2018

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

Reviewed 3 May 2018

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
Carolina K, online content manager at Lindisfarne Mead, responded to this reviewResponded 16 May 2018

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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