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Copper Rivet Distillery

Closed Now: 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
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Highly knowledgeable tour guide

I did the tour with my team from work. Mike was an excellent guide who went into great detail about... read more

Reviewed yesterday
London, United Kingdom
No spiritual awakening.

These sort of tours are always awkward, especially when the plant is not running. No buzz, no... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Longfield, United Kingdom
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“gin and vodka”(15 reviews)
“pump house”(9 reviews)
“great gin”(5 reviews)
Visit the Copper Rivet Distillery at Pumphouse No. 5, our beautiful, red brick, Victorian home looking across the River Medway to the historic Upnor. Your tour through the Copper Rivet Distillery is one of the few places in England that you can...more
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Leviathan Way, Chatham ME4 4LP, England
+44 1634 931122
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Reviewed yesterday

I did the tour with my team from work. Mike was an excellent guide who went into great detail about the gin, whiskey, vodka and grain spirit making process. Interesting to smell/taste the ingredients of the house gin and taste the pure gin and vodka....More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

These sort of tours are always awkward, especially when the plant is not running. No buzz, no activity, just empty vats. It’s hard to fill the time and the padding was very evident here to get the tour length to over an hour. It was,...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank 929philj
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Finally! A classy place to take London friends that think Medway is a bit sad. Brilliantly knowledgeable tour guide, locally sourced products, fascinating history, amazing architecture and smooth gin, what more can you ask! Absolutely top notch! Please get the patio extension ready soon! Would...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank sachrisinuk
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We visited the Copper Rivet Distillery on 11th November and were very impressed not only with the distillery itself but also our guide for the tour. He was very knowledgeable and answered any questions with ease. His explanation of the processes involved were simple enough...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank timwilson64
Reviewed 5 November 2018 via mobile

I’ve just returned from having a tour at the copper rivet distillery near the dockyard. It was so interesting and definitely worth the money. Our tour guide was really knowledgable and engaging, I took in everything he said with interest. Being local myself it was...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Bee1969
Reviewed 3 November 2018 via mobile

A very interesting tour. An hour of history and information about how they make the gin, vodka & whiskey. Very nice G&T to finish too. Thoughtful to offer miniature to take home for drivers too.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Sharonb999
Reviewed 29 October 2018 via mobile

As part of my birthday celebrations we decided to go to the Copper Rivet Distillery,Chatham. Great use of a lovely historic building. Parking is good and access is really easy. The staff were extremely helpful too. The tour is informative, engaging and interesting with a...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Chrissy L
Reviewed 8 October 2018 via mobile

Really interesting tour of this local distillery. Hearing the history of the distillery and sampling some of the produced gin and vodka. Well worth a visit.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Louise A
Reviewed 7 October 2018 via mobile

Really lovely afternoon with friends, thoroughly enjoyed the ‘Tour’ (its actually only in one room) very interesting and made enjoyable by our guide’s wit and knowledge. Although not normally a gin drinker thoroughly enjoyed my gin and tonic with slice of orange sitting outside in...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Sue W
Reviewed 3 October 2018 via mobile

Visited with another couple to check out the gin tour, nice gin taster on arrival, and then the very interesting tour of the brewery and distillery. The only problem with the tour was I felt the group size was too large, I guess a problem...More

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank Paul T
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4 February 2018|
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Response from greycoteruston | Reviewed this property |
There were no children on our tour. I don't think it is suitable for children. Although interesting to adults I do not think it would hold a child's interest, I think they would probably be bored To tears!
30 July 2017|
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Response from sprinty187 | Reviewed this property |
I've had lunch at the deli, where they do meat and cheese platters, salads and other specials. They do tap water in jugs and a variety of drinks (not alcohol I don't think). No outside seating. It's at the opposite end of... More