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Cadenhead's

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Friendly and Helpul

The staff was very friendly and quite helpful in our whisky tasting experience. I especially... read more

Reviewed 6 December 2018
STJHOC
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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
Great Helpful Staff

Wonderful staff that will help you choose a nice drink to bring home to even though you maybe a... read more

Reviewed 24 November 2018
lvseouladventure
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Leeds, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 6 December 2018

The staff was very friendly and quite helpful in our whisky tasting experience. I especially appreciated the ability to get small format of single barrel whisky.

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed 4 December 2018 via mobile

The place is a Must See for Whisky lovers. Cadenhead‘s is the first independent bottler in Scotland. The shop is tiny and a wee bit scruffy, not as posh as Gordon & MacPhail in Elgin. There selection is small and differs, but the whisky you...More

Date of experience: December 2018
1  Thank 280kaik
Reviewed 24 November 2018 via mobile

Wonderful staff that will help you choose a nice drink to bring home to even though you maybe a complete novice to whiskey drinking. Had a really nice time tasting cast whiskey with people that knows all about them. Will definitely come back to see...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed 15 November 2018 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

Date of experience: November 2018
2  Thank coliolie
Reviewed 16 October 2018

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

Date of experience: October 2018
5  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

Date of experience: August 2018
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

Date of experience: July 2018
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

Date of experience: July 2018
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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!

Date of experience: June 2018
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

Date of experience: June 2018
2  Thank Frank T
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Response from Easdale C | Property representative |
10.30am-5.30pm Monday-Saturday.
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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
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