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Listoke Distillery & Gin School

Ballymakenny Road | Listoke, Drogheda, Ireland
+353 87 240 5283
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Rural Bliss

Just 5 minutes from Drogheda town down an avenue lined with lime trees and horses grazing in the... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
D L
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Fantastic gin school experience

Myself and a few friends booked this gin school experience as a pre-Christmas treat and we have all... read more

Reviewed 10 June 2018
DownrightAmazed
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Dublin, Ireland
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Listoke Distillery and Gin school is set on the grounds of Listoke house and gardens which includes a Tea Pavilion and Art Gallery. You can visit the distillery for a tour or partake in one of the gin making classes we run on a regular basis. In the gin class you get to distil your own bespoke bottle of gin in one of our 12 copper pot stills. the afternoon also includes plenty of G&T's and finger food from our wood fired oven. Please check and book for availability of the school on line.
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“warm welcome” (4 reviews)
Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
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Ballymakenny Road | Listoke, Drogheda, Ireland
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+353 87 240 5283
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"gin tonic"
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"make your own"
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"bring home"
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"amazing experience"
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"small tour"
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"individual attention"
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Just 5 minutes from Drogheda town down an avenue lined with lime trees and horses grazing in the fields lies Listoke gardens and cafe.On this occasion we had booked afternoon tea for 6friends to celebrate the beautiful month of June. The cafe is in an...More

Thank D L
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Reviewed 10 June 2018 via mobile

Myself and a few friends booked this gin school experience as a pre-Christmas treat and we have all been raving about it since. Really friendly and helpful staff, a warm atmosphere and a unique opportunity to learn about the gin-making process first hand. The whole...More

Thank DownrightAmazed
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Reviewed 4 June 2018 via mobile

What a fantastic afternoon spent at Listoke Gin School on Saturday 2 June under the excellent tuition and entertainment of Blanaid and her team. Educated,entertained and filled with gin and tonic for about 4 hours - and left with a bespoke bottle of "Judy Gin"...More

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Reviewed 28 May 2018 via mobile

Where do I start? Really helpful staff when making the booking back in February, warm and friendly welcome, one of those places that don't like you to have an empty glass! I thought I knew a fair bit about gin but I learned loads of...More

Thank Helen A
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Reviewed 30 April 2018 via mobile

Fabulous few hours spent in the warm friendly atmosphere of Listoke 1777 Gin School learning the history of this wonderful craft gin + local folklore mixed with fun customising a gin to personal taste. Like all things Irish the craic is meeting new people in...More

Thank snb7x
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Reviewed 23 April 2018

A rare experience of Gin Education,Gin Tasting, and Gin making - makes this a very enjoyable evening for those who enjoy a drink and some craic with great hosts Sean and Bronagh.

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Reviewed 9 April 2018 via mobile

Was given 4 tickets as a Mother’s Day present. Has to ask 3 other hard working mothers to go along. We had a great evening....learned lots about distilling gin, the different flavours and we were fed too

Thank Elaine H
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Reviewed 2 April 2018

This was my Christmas present and it was truly wonderful! Listoke house and distillery has a fantastic rural location and the Gin school is expertly run by friendly and professional production staff who provide plenty of information about the history and processes involved along with...More

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Reviewed 2 April 2018

We were bought tickets for the Gin school as a Christmas present but such is the demand that the first chance we had of attending was Saturday. Very warm welcome from the staff accompanied by free flowing gin. The visit to the craft distillery was...More

1  Thank Andrew G
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Reviewed 28 March 2018 via mobile

I bought tickets for Listoke gin school as a birthday present and it didn’t disappoint, it was a really great experience, during the session you get to learn about the process of making gin, tasting some different types of gin and the final part of...More

Thank Ainemel
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mary w
29 January 2018|
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Response from BronaghConlon | Property representative |
Hi Mary, There is accommodation in Listoke House, however, you need to go directly onto their website to book this. Also, the gin school will be moving off sight in the near future, so it will mean a taxi ride from either... More
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frances d
16 February 2017|
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Response from BronaghConlon | Property representative |
Hi Frances, There are a number of hotels close by in Drogheda, the West Court, Scholars and the D hotel are all a 5 minute taxi ride! Cheers, Bronagh
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