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The Oxford Artisan Distillery

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The Oxford Artisan Distillery (TOAD) welcomes visitors to its distillery, in the heart of Oxford, for a behind-the-scenes experience where you can discover our approach to craft distilling using sustainably farmed populations of heritage grain and...more
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South Park Cheney Lane | Old Depot, South Park, Oxford OX3 7QJ, England
+44 1865 767918
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

A fantastic afternoon on the TOAD Founders Tour. It started well with a large Oxford gin & tonic on arrival. Continued with a very interesting and detailed tour plus the opportunity to drink as much gin as you want. The tour ended with taste testing...More

Thank Jim C
Reviewed 1 week ago

We really enjoyed our visit and the tour was very informative and really interesting. Lovely people. Visiting the lab and learning about the experimental side of finding the perfect taste was fascinating. Have done other vodka/gin distillery tours but learned even more about the process...More

Thank aredeebee
Reviewed 1 week ago

The T.O.A.D. is a fantastic experience for anyone interested in learning about gin. Their ecologically sound grain-to-glass process and Oxford-centric blend of botanicals makes for both an interesting story and three amazing gins.

Thank Michelle V
Reviewed 1 week ago

Really enjoyed our tour of TOAD. Very informative, lots of energy/enthusiasm and not too much walking to be done. Sampled the vodka and different gins at the end, all really nice, but really it's worth visiting just to admire the wonderful copper stills. A great...More

Thank James A
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The whole team's enthusiasm for this fabulous distillery was palpable. From the marketing director to the finance director and of course the extraordinary distiller, the story of the founders' quest for perfectionism in gin distilling was awe-inspiring. To say they go the extra mile is...More

Thank Melanie L
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Our tour was led by one of the founders who was really passionate about sharing the story of the distillery and its day to day workings with us. And the gin and vodka was delicious too! Highly recommended!

Thank OnAir447923
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Quite excellent!! All the staff were very friendly, knowledgeable, and very enthustic about the day to day running of the distillery. Very educational and presented in a fun way! Good disabled access, however no disabled toilets at the moment, but I’m sure this will be...More

Thank caaustineverett
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

My husband and I went for our first day out as a married couple here, was truly a lovely experience. We are still enjoying our vodka and gin.

Thank Bethany M
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We had a 45 minute tour with tastings at the end. It was a birthday present and it was absolutely fantastic! We were a little late due to traffic but the staff were all so understanding. We have visited lots of distillery’s before but this...More

Thank Hannah G
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My wife and I are fairly late arrivals to the Gin scene but have approached it with enthusiasm and interest. Although having visited many different distilleries during our time in Scotland and latterly for me, breweries it was interesting to see how the production of...More

Thank Nick H
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margarita b
21 July 2018|
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Response from Tagore R | Property representative |
Hi I am sorry we have an event on the 28th so have no tours on Saturday. However the event is open to the Public it costs £5 and includes talks and the absinthe launch
24 June 2018|
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Response from Tagore R | Property representative |
Hi a standard tour costs £20 and lasts between 45mins and an hour and includes a tasting