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Scotland

Cadenhead's Whisky Shop Royal Mile

Average Rating

85.84

51 votes

Average Shop & Tour
  • 86.59
    Ambiance
  • 82.51
    Selection
  • 86.18
    Value
  • 88.10
    Service
Photo by Slàinte Mhath
  1. Nidan scored this shop 95 points Connoisseur

    Total
    94
    Ambiance
    95
    Selection
    90
    Value
    90
    Service
    100

  2. Banzai scored this shop 87 points Expert Senior

    Total
    86
    Ambiance
    85
    Selection
    80
    Value
    90
    Service
    90

  3. Rino Rotten scored this shop 89 points Expert Junior

    Lovely little shop, with a great smell that comes waving at you upon entering. Staff was friendly and helpful. Possibility to try before buying. Also a large selection of 20cl bottles.

    Total
    89
    Ambiance
    90
    Selection
    88
    Value
    88
    Service
    90

  4. Jorennuyts scored this shop 93 points Expert Senior

    Redelijk klein winkeltje maar heeft enorm veel charme.

    Qua keuze was het iets minder, echter was de service meer dan top en kon je alles proeven alvorens te kopen.

    De prijzen waren ook meer dan redelijk en goedkoper dan elders.

    De man die mij verder heeft geholpen was al iets ouder maar veel kennis, heel komisch en genot om bezig te horen!

    Total
    91
    Ambiance
    93
    Selection
    83
    Value
    91
    Service
    98

  5. whioli scored this shop 87 points Connoisseur

    Total
    87
    Ambiance
    84
    Selection
    86
    Value
    89
    Service
    88

  6. malt65 scored this shop 86 points Connoisseur

    Total
    86
    Ambiance
    88
    Selection
    84
    Value
    86
    Service
    87

  7. Ronky scored this shop 90 points Expert Senior

    Total
    90
    Ambiance
    86
    Selection
    90
    Value
    90
    Service
    92

  8. Erik1908 scored this shop 93 points Expert Junior

    This Cadenhead shop was on my bucket-list during my visit to Scotland in July 2018. It is a "wee" shop where the standard bottlings you will find in any other shop are not shown. Tourist who simply drop by, leave immediately, but then they miss the real value of the shop:

    - Great Cadenhead collection (shown on the board)

    - Friendly and knowledgeable staff

    - Possibility to taste the whisky you want to buy

    - Better prices then in Dutch shops


    For sure I will be back during a next occasion.

     

    Total
    92
    Ambiance
    92
    Selection
    88
    Value
    92
    Service
    97

  9. deadz101 scored this shop 99 points Member Senior

    Does not look like much from the outside, like an old shop with some musty bottles in the window, but the magic awaits inside. They specialise in own bottlings and carry some lovely wares from Campbelltown. The staff are extremely friendly, approachable, knowledgeable and generous with samples every time I have been. It's definately the best whisky shop in Edinburgh, not disparaging the competition, but having visited 5 or 6 times, it is the go to place for some great whiskies. Highly recommended.

    Total
    99
    Ambiance
    97
    Selection
    97
    Value
    100
    Service
    100

  10. DavidHunt scored this shop 99 points Expert Senior

    Like going into an old book shop, not your slick over priced tourist whisky shop you find in Edinburgh, friendly staff, free samples and most importantly of all excellent whisky.

    Total
    99
    Ambiance
    100
    Selection
    95
    Value
    100
    Service
    100

  • Whiskies
    100+
  • Views
    3201
  • Votes
    51
  • Status
    Active
  • Check-ins
    172

Opening hours

Monday
10:30 - 17:30
Tuesday
10:30 - 17:30
Wednesday
10:30 - 17:30
Thursday
10:30 - 17:30
Friday
10:30 - 17:30
Saturday
10:30 - 17:30
Sunday
Closed

Shop location

172 Canongate
EH8 8BN Edinburgh
Scotland

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