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Intimate whiskey tasting experience

My friend and I absolutely love our whiskey tasting experience here. It is quite a small shop and... read more

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London, United Kingdom
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Excellent Whiskey Experience!

I went in 20 minutes before their closing time. The staff who helped me was very patient when I... read more

Reviewed 5 September 2018
Melbourne, Australia
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172 Canongate, Edinburgh EH8 8DF, Scotland
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+44 131 556 5864
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

My friend and I absolutely love our whiskey tasting experience here. It is quite a small shop and the tasting takes place after hours. You just knock on the door and usually a small group will cluster outside before they let you in. We sat...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

There are many Whisky tasting stores in Edinburgh. This one was a good experience. They were very friendly and answered all our questions.

Thank joycep883
Reviewed 5 September 2018

I went in 20 minutes before their closing time. The staff who helped me was very patient when I asked questions on many of the whiskey that was written on a big blackboard (you will see it once you enter the shop) He was very...More

5  Thank mirandackchung
Reviewed 31 July 2018

My wife, my cousin and I scheduled one of their tasting seminars for the first night we were in Scotland. There were five other people, ranging from virtually no experience tasting Scotch whiskey to my cousin and I, who I would consider to be "intermediate"...More

5  Thank Zaphod
Reviewed 14 July 2018

I went in here with a list of 3 likes and dislikes from other scotches looking to buy two bottles for my fiance. The man working helped me and told me the story of each bottle and made his recommendations, which he allowed me to...More

Thank nicoletravels2018
Reviewed 6 July 2018

Fantastic experience with knowledgable and help associates. A whisky tasting was had and enjoyed by my husband. He would definitely go back and do it again!

1  Thank Elksmommy
Reviewed 24 June 2018 via mobile

We will definitely visit Cadenheads when we return to Edinburgh, as they have a fair number of Cadenhead cask strength whiskies as well as quite a number of distillery bottlings , including some rare ones. When we entered the shop, we were made welcome by...More

2  Thank Frank T
Reviewed 21 June 2018

First, the staff is as knowledgeable as any whisky shop in Scotland or the distilleries. And definitely more knowledgeable than most. Second, the staff is approachable, warm, and helpful. I simply relayed my normal whisky selections and palate preferences and we were off to the...More

4  Thank Erik C
Reviewed 9 May 2018 via mobile

As a starter let me say that I'm not a whiskey lover. This being said I do like a taste once in a while. In our previous trip in the UK we used to buy a bottle at the airport of the well known be...More

1  Thank christianb268
Reviewed 3 April 2018 via mobile

I was referred by another whiskey lover to stop by Cadenhead’s and I’m glad I did. Besides a vast selection of great whiskey’s they also are bottlers of rum. I purchased a bottle of Cuba rum that I will savour. I definitely recommend Cadenhead’s.

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Old Town
Few Edinburghers live in the Old Town, but its
labyrinth of dank alleys and steep streets suggests
this was not always the case. Today, it’s mostly
visitors, tartan-flavoured souvenir shops, and pipers
that you’ll find on its cobbled streets. This is the
place to get a feel for Auld Reekie (Old Smelly), as
the town was once nicknamed, and stroll the Royal
Mile, the thoroughfare that links the castle with the
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Response from ImTropical | Reviewed this property |
When my husband and I visited their store last year we did a private tasting you can do after store hours (you have to reserve a spot though). Unfortunately, I forgot how much it was per person. We were able to taste 6 types... More