Quayside Distillery
Quayside Distillery
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12:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Friday
4:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Saturday
12:00 PM - 11:00 PM
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Situated on Exeter’s historic Quay, Quayside is the perfect destination venue. Incorporating a modern distillery that offers tours where you can learn about our innovative distillation methods and sample the vacuum distilled spirits made onsite, a gin school where you can experience creating and making your own gin, a bar & area serving creative cocktails and carefully selected drinks, alongside nibbles and sharing boards and a shop selling our vacuum distilled spirits and Quayside merchandise.
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  • Amy R
    2 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    From caips to martinis by way of an old fashioned and a g&t or two
    Just yes a million times over. Never mind the pop restaurant which was amazing, this place is incredible. Calm atmosphere, comfortable seating. We visited in the afternoon following a kayaking trip and ended up coming back for a second visit later in the day. Tom makes an exquisite drink. You name it, it's beautifully done. And we did try a good few drinks. We don't live in Exeter but I can guarantee we'll visit again next time we're in town. Also, the gin is chef's kiss so we bought a bottle.
    Visited June 2023
    Travelled as a couple
    Written 24 June 2023
  • Alysa F
    1 contribution
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    Fun and interactive session
    I visited the gin-tasting session with my mum on her 60th birthday. We learned a lot in the short session and enjoyed trying out all the flavours. A special note of thanks has to go to the distiller. He was so knowledgeable but also very personable and easy to interact with, making the science of gin easy to understand and fun. We would defiantly recommend
    Visited March 2024
    Travelled with family
    Written 14 March 2024
  • Carl S
    1 contribution
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    Great venue for a party!
    What a fantastic venue for an event. The team were spot on, from day one they were relaxed, helpful and answered any questions the same day. George and Lauren went the extra mile to help enable all the little extra touches to make it a special night for all involved. Highly recommend the venue.
    Visited March 2024
    Travelled with friends
    Written 2 April 2024
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Carl S
1 contribution
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Mar 2024 • Friends
What a fantastic venue for an event. The team were spot on, from day one they were relaxed, helpful and answered any questions the same day. George and Lauren went the extra mile to help enable all the little extra touches to make it a special night for all involved. Highly recommend the venue.
Written 2 April 2024
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Alysa F
1 contribution
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Mar 2024 • Family
I visited the gin-tasting session with my mum on her 60th birthday. We learned a lot in the short session and enjoyed trying out all the flavours.

A special note of thanks has to go to the distiller. He was so knowledgeable but also very personable and easy to interact with, making the science of gin easy to understand and fun. We would defiantly recommend
Written 14 March 2024
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Amy R
2 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Jun 2023 • Couples
Just yes a million times over. Never mind the pop restaurant which was amazing, this place is incredible. Calm atmosphere, comfortable seating. We visited in the afternoon following a kayaking trip and ended up coming back for a second visit later in the day. Tom makes an exquisite drink. You name it, it's beautifully done. And we did try a good few drinks. We don't live in Exeter but I can guarantee we'll visit again next time we're in town. Also, the gin is chef's kiss so we bought a bottle.
Written 24 June 2023
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Laura W
2 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
May 2023 • Couples
Absolutely fantastic experience at Quayside Distillery. Very welcoming and extremely knowledgeable staff. A very special thank you to George who made the visit so special. I would highly recommend a visit,
Written 4 May 2023
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Victoria V
Buenos Aires, Argentina23 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Feb 2023
Hired the venue for a birthday party and it was the perfect choice.
We had total flexiblity to tailor the space to our vision for the party -including having a Silent Disco! - and amazing food provided to make the night even better.
Big shout out to George, who was super fast in responding to my first inquiry and patient to reply to my many questions, to help ups put together the event we were looking for.
Everyone had a great time :)
Would also recommend to step into for great signature drinks and tapas!
Written 16 February 2023
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Claire H
1 contribution
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Jan 2023 • Solo
Fabulous gin blending course. Thoroughly enjoyed it from start to finish. Looking forward to sharing the gin I blended.
Written 21 January 2023
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Vicki S
Exeter, Devon6 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Dec 2022
I've organised many office parties over the years and everyone agreed that this was the best one yet! Fabulous venue, amazing food, incredible service, all with the added bonus of the gin experience. George, Joe and the team did us proud, we couldn't have asked for more. I 100% recommend this place and we'll definitely be back.
Written 15 December 2022
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Jose AG
1 contribution
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Dec 2022
I attended the Quayside Distillery as part of my company Christmas social.
The location is amazing and the restaurant/bar has a great and cosy environment. The staff was very nice and helpful and the food provided was really really tasty.
They gave us a little tour around the distillery itself and it was very interesting to see what they can do in there. I would love to go back and participate in a workshop.
Either if you just want to pop over for a bit of food, drinks, or if you want to live a unique experience as gin maker, this is definitely the place to be.
Written 14 December 2022
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Paul H
United Kingdom2 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Dec 2022
A beautifully laid out space, with comfortable and cosy seating, a gin lab, and a well stocked bar. My company booked the space for our Xmas do, and were blown away by the fab decorations, welcoming, warm and friendly staff, and the first class food provided. We were also treated to a tour of the on-site gin lab where we got to taste some weird and wonderful flavours. George and his team looked after us brilliantly from start to finish; we will be back! Thanks for an amazing evening.
Written 14 December 2022
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Charli C
2 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Jul 2022
My housemates had booked into Dan's Gin School for my birthday and it was fantastic! Well organised, tasty and great fun! Dan had thought of everything and shared his years of experience and passion in a friendly and accessible way AND we came away with a huge bottle of gin to enjoy! Quayside Distillery is a great venue with a great atmosphere-will definitely be returning for some cocktails soon.
Written 28 July 2022
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Quayside Distillery is open:
  • Fri - Fri 16:00 - 23:00
  • Sat - Sat 12:00 - 23:00




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