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Robert Graham Ltd Est 1874

Est 1874 254 Canongate, Edinburgh EH8 8AA, Scotland
+44 131 556 2791
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Very special!

This is without doubt my go to place when I want to buy a good whisky. The staff (Tom) make you... read more

Reviewed 18 February 2018
Kenny F
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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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We dram of Whiskey

While taking a highlights tour of Edinburgh we stopped at this little whiskey shop on the Royal... read more

Reviewed 29 January 2018
Shona D
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Virginia
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Welcome to Robert graham 1874! We have a fantastic range of Whisky, Cigars, Pipes, Scottish Gifts and Spirits, please come in a browse our selection. Pop in store and speak to our helpful expert staff about all things whisky and cigars today!
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Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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Est 1874 254 Canongate, Edinburgh EH8 8AA, Scotland
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+44 131 556 2791
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Reviewed 18 February 2018 via mobile

This is without doubt my go to place when I want to buy a good whisky. The staff (Tom) make you feel at ease whilst letting you try as many quality whiskies (and other drinks) as you would like! I never ever leave empty handed!...More

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Reviewed 29 January 2018 via mobile

While taking a highlights tour of Edinburgh we stopped at this little whiskey shop on the Royal mile. The customer service we received was excellent along with a very informative lesson on peat moss whiskey and some other types of whiskey. We were able to...More

Thank Shona D
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Reviewed 13 January 2018

We were recommended to come here from David the bouncer at 3 sisters. We talked to Tom and an employee and they helped us pick out the best most tasty Scottish Whiskey to take home.They have their own brands that we actually preferred even after...More

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Reviewed 9 November 2017 via mobile

Third time I have visited here for a tasting, this time it was gin... The cellar where the tastings take place is a fantastic venue and oozes charm and history. Staff are very knowledgeable and welcoming and the gins and whisky tastings I've had here...More

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Reviewed 21 September 2017 via mobile

This was by far one of the best experiences I have had in Whiskey/Cigar Shop! Tom is amazing, very knowledgeable and fun!

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Robert G, Public Relations Manager at Robert Graham Ltd Est 1874, responded to this reviewResponded 3 November 2017

Thank you for your kind words and 5 star review, great to see our hard-working staff appreciated! Hope to see you again!

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Reviewed 4 September 2017

My husband and I had our own private whisky tasting. The pours were generous and we learned a lot. The quality of their private label was very high.

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Robert G, Public Relations Manager at Robert Graham Ltd Est 1874, responded to this reviewResponded 3 November 2017

Thank you for the great feedback! We hope to see you again!

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Reviewed 3 September 2017 via mobile

We attended a group whiskey tasting hosted by Tom at Robert Graham. We enjoyed the tasting so much that we decided to go revisit their Cannongate location the next day. We were pleasantly surprised to find Tom working and were further treated as welcomed guests....More

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Robert G, Public Relations Manager at Robert Graham Ltd Est 1874, responded to this reviewResponded 3 November 2017

Thank you very much for the lovely review, it's great to see our staff appreciated! We look forward to seeing you again during your next trip to Edinburgh!

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Reviewed 3 September 2017 via mobile

I arrived with a vague curiosity about whiskey and left truly intrigued by the tradition, cultural significance and variety of flavors surrounding this special spirit! All of course, thanks to Tom! We enjoyed an amazing whiskey tasting experience led by Tom and later purchased a...More

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Robert G, Public Relations Manager at Robert Graham Ltd Est 1874, responded to this reviewResponded 3 November 2017

Thank you for your excellent review! It's always great to hear when our customers have enjoyed their experience with us, even more so when inspired to learn more about the world of whisky! We hope to see you again soon!

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Reviewed 23 August 2017 via mobile

If you enjoy whisky and are partial to a cigar then these nights will be just what you're looking for. You get to meet some really interesting people, including the staff and everyone is very welcoming. You don't have to know anything about whisky or...More

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Robert G, Public Relations Manager at Robert Graham Ltd Est 1874, responded to this reviewResponded 3 November 2017

Thank you for the great feedback! We're very glad to hear you enjoyed your experience with us and hope to see you again in the shop or at another tasting!

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Reviewed 22 August 2017

We discovered a great whisky tasting experience on The Royal Mile. Inside and down the stairs, tastings are held at 2pm and 5 pm. We would have liked to do the 5pm which is more elaborate and a bit more money. We settled for the...More

1  Thank Susan J
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Robert G, Public Relations Manager at Robert Graham Ltd Est 1874, responded to this reviewResponded 3 November 2017

Thank you for the 5 stars and kind words! We hope to see you again!

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