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The Carnegie Whisky Cellars

The Carnegie Courthouse, Castle Street, Dornoch IV25 3DF, Scotland
+44 1862 811791
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Great Whisky shop.

I went in determined not to buy any whisky. I bought some. The staff are very friendly and... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Dannykimweed
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Kingston-upon-Hull, United Kingdom
via mobile
Well worth a visit

Fantastic addition to dornoch. Very traditional decor and whisky tasting room. Vast selection of... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Highlander197
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Dornoch, United Kingdom
via mobile
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The Carnegie Whisky Cellars and Tasting Vault is among the Highland's finest, bespoke whisky shops. Now open in the new Carnegie Courthouse in the historic Royal Burgh of Dornoch. The Carnegie Whisky Cellars hold an extensive selection of whiskies from across Scotland, as well as whisky related merchandise and other spirits.
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“blind tasting” (4 reviews)
“tasting room” (3 reviews)
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The Carnegie Courthouse, Castle Street, Dornoch IV25 3DF, Scotland
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+44 1862 811791
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

I went in determined not to buy any whisky. I bought some. The staff are very friendly and knowledgeable as well as helpful. The range of whisky is excellent and it can be recommended for those new to whisky or to collectors.

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Fantastic addition to dornoch. Very traditional decor and whisky tasting room. Vast selection of whiskers and other spirits and friendly knowledgeable staff

Thank Highlander197
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Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Visited the Whisky Cellars, on a recent vist to Dornoch, great selection of whisky's, and very happy with my purchase, will look forward to a return visit.

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Reviewed 2 June 2018

I had the good fortune to book a 90 min master class whisky experience at the Carnegie whisky cellar. Well this was worth every penny. Michael the host was very knowledgeable and gave us( me and two fellow scousers who just happened to be tasting...More

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Reviewed 20 April 2018

I have been to a few whisky tastings and this was up there with the best. Michael was excellent. Fiona and Graham

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Reviewed 8 March 2018 via mobile

To mix my drinks, “if Carlsberg did whisky tastings.....!”. Session hosted by Michael was insightful, interesting and entertaining in equal measure .....and the measures were generous and excellently selected. I enjoyed it so much that I went back for more 3 days later!!!. If you...More

Thank Dwrs
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Reviewed 7 February 2018 via mobile

I Really enjoyed my time in the carnagie whisky cellar, I got loads of Information about whiskys and distillerys from the wonderful lorna who's knowledge is second to none and most importantly I got to try some excellent wee drams, I'd highly recommend popping in...More

Thank Richie A
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Reviewed 4 January 2018

The Carnegie Whisky Cellars has truly been amazing! From the very knowledgeable shop manager, Michael Hanratty, to all of the other very informed support staff! Having come all the way from Washington D.C. to take part in the Dornoch Whisky Festival, not only was I...More

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Reviewed 19 November 2017 via mobile

I popped in to the Carnegie Whisky cellars today for some Christmas gift ideas. I was pleasantly surprised at their range, not only whisky & gin, but other gift ideas too. I bought a boxed glass & miniature whisky set. The great thing is, you...More

Thank June M
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Reviewed 12 October 2017 via mobile

Staying at dornach had to come in by to check this out they really have a excellent selection of common to rare whisky also they have the local gin on sale first batch of 1400 HAD TO HAVE ONE

Thank oman987
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