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Salcombe Distilling Company

Closed Now: 11:00 - 17:00
Open today: 11:00 - 17:00
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Wish my chemistry lessons had been as enjoyable as this visit

My sister and I booked for afternoon of tasting and making Gin. When you look at the price you may... read more

Reviewed yesterday
MulliganTA
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Exmouth, United Kingdom
via mobile
Fabulous treat

A birthday treat & wow what a wonderful experience. Friendly & knowledgeable staff with a helping... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Ermerdaisy
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Atherington, United Kingdom
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Our Gin School, is the ultimate gin experience for the curious gin lover. At our outstanding distilling laboratory for adults, you will take charge of a beautiful copper mini-still to develop and distil your very own 70cl bottle of gin.
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30 Island Street, Salcombe TQ8 8DP, England
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+44 1548 288180
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

My sister and I booked for afternoon of tasting and making Gin. When you look at the price you may pass this enjoyable afternoon. On arrival offered Gin and tonic or soft drink. There was 14 people on this tour. We were then taken into...More

Date of experience: March 2019
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

A birthday treat & wow what a wonderful experience. Friendly & knowledgeable staff with a helping hand.

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank Ermerdaisy
il0vegin, Manager at Salcombe Distilling Company, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Dear Ermerdaisy, Thank you for leaving us a review. We're pleased to hear you had such a wonderful experience with us. We hope you're still enjoying your very own G&T. Kind regards, Tonya

Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Visited here for a birthday Gin, the local gin is beautiful and there is so much to choose from. The staff are really helpful and recommend based on preferences The location is beautiful and an easy way to spend an afternoon

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank Ellie2103
il0vegin, Manager at Salcombe Distilling Company, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Dear Ellie2103, Thank you for visiting and we're happy to hear you enjoyed a birthday gin with us! Many thanks for taking the time to leave us a review and we hope you'll be back to visit us again. Kind regards, Tonya

Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

What an amazing afternoon. The Salcombe gin school have put together a great experience with excellent information, such good staff who share their knowledge and enthusiasm and have excellent people schools and a sense of humour - thank you Graham and Andrew. A short and...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank julesmart2
il0vegin, Manager at Salcombe Distilling Company, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Dear julesmart2, Thank you so much for taking the time to leave us such a glowing review. We are so pleased to hear you had such a fabulous time with us in Gin School. I will be sure to pass along your very kind feedback...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Amazing really worth doing, had a wonderful time. The location is great. The staff are really nice, highly recommend.

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank samwU9007PP
il0vegin, Manager at Salcombe Distilling Company, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Dear Sam W, Thank you for your short, but very sweet review! We're pleased to hear you had a wonderful time on your visit. Kind regards, Tonya

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

A young company that is dedicated to customer service, providing a great experience, and a premium product. The dedication and passion is apparent from every member of staff. Interesting, fun, and a great way to spend time learning about the distilling process, creating a recipe...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank NickHurst
il0vegin, Manager at Salcombe Distilling Company, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Dear NickHurst, A huge thank you for taking the time to leave us such a kind review. We pride ourselves in our dedicated and hard-working team. Many thanks for your recommendation and we hope you'll come back to visit us again soon. Kind regards, Tonya

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

From booking online to leaving with our personalised craft made gin! What a wonderful afternoon. Thank you! Spent a lot of time researching a Gin School experience for my husbands birthday...even arranged a long weekend away around it... we weren’t disappointed!! Mark our tutor was...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank Ljgeorge
il0vegin, Manager at Salcombe Distilling Company, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Dear Ljgeorge, We look forward to your return! Thank you for leaving us a review. I'm so pleased to hear you enjoyed your husband's birthday present with us in Gin School. I'll be sure to pass along your kind feedback to Mark myself. Kind regards,...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We have bought and enjoyed Salcombe gin in the past. This was an opportunity to make the real thing. Many thanks to Mark our distilling tutor, he made this an educational and entertaining experience. From seeing the company's still to using our own small pot...More

Date of experience: March 2019
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il0vegin, Manager at Salcombe Distilling Company, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Dear ACKER49, Many thanks for taking the time to leave us such a kind review. I have passed along your 'thanks' to Mark myself. We're pleased to hear you had such a lovely time with us in Gin School and thank you for your recommendation...and...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A gift for my husband, he and a friend spent the afternoon creating a bespoke gin under the guidance and tutelage of master distillers. He drank quite a lot of it too! Excellent session, friendly and informative and really good value, you get to take...More

Date of experience: February 2019
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il0vegin, Manager at Salcombe Distilling Company, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Dear puffpuff, Thank you for leaving us a lovely review. A great experience even if you don't like gin! Glad to hear your husband and friend had good time with us and thank you for the recommendation. We hope you'll all be back again soon....More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Had a fantastic afternoon here. Far more fun than I expected and would definitely return. Bought for my husband for Christmas as I had no idea what to get him, but he drinks gin. Don’t even think about driving as you will drink loads of...More

Date of experience: February 2019
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il0vegin, Manager at Salcombe Distilling Company, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Dear Nickyindevon, Thank you for unofficially adding us to 'a gin lovers bucket list'! I'm so pleased to hear you had such a fantastic time with us and thank you for taking the time to leave us such a kind review of your Gin School...More

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SushiMac
22 April 2017|
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Response from il0vegin | Property representative |
Thank you for your enquiry. You can find details of our Gin School including prices and check availability on our website. Best wishes Andrea
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