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The Distillery

Meikle Dyke, Dalton, Lockerbie DG11 1DU, Scotland
+44 1387 840381
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Meikle Dyke, Dalton, Lockerbie DG11 1DU, Scotland
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

We decided to visit the distillery for a tour after discovering their website and so glad we did. The tour was absolutely fascinating and all the more so as it was given by the head distiller who clearly had a real passion for what he...More

Thank mrbob999
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Just back from dalton distillery. It was our first visit certainly not our last. They have a great selection of gin . My husband tried three different gins. The last being the worlds best which he said was outstanding . I must agree I had...More

1  Thank 263,396
Reviewed October 11, 2018

We went as a group for a colleagues leaving do, to be fair we should have perhaps picked something that everyone would have liked not everyone liked Gin and this is a Gin distillery. That being said the food options are odd, there are limited...More

Thank Linda_ann_mcn
RaymondC2600, Owner at The Distillery, responded to this reviewResponded October 12, 2018

Good afternoon Linda, I am sorry you found our food unexceptional and a snack. We are a tapas bar not a restaurant. The tapas is complementary and an offering from us. We are a full bar, but as a gin distillery we are gin-centric, we...More

Reviewed October 2, 2018

Great place to unwind great place to try different gins, love the iceberg in the glass, food fresh and delicious.

Thank lisa c
RaymondC2600, Owner at The Distillery, responded to this reviewResponded October 12, 2018

Thank you Lisa for your kind words!! It really means a lot to us at The Distillery! Thank you from all the team!!

Reviewed August 18, 2018 via mobile

We went to the gin bar one evening after work - there was about 15 of us so we made sure to book so they were expecting a large number. We were just in for a drink and snacks. It was our first time and...More

1  Thank Elizabethw787
RaymondC2600, Owner at The Distillery, responded to this reviewResponded October 12, 2018

Good afternoon Elizabeth I am sorry you found the experience disappointing. We are a very small establishment and due to fire regulations as a distillery (not bar) we can't have large groups with no access around spaces. This is something we have tried to resolve...More

Reviewed July 22, 2018

Fabulous afternoon. Five ladies sitting in the garden being fully waited on by fantastic staff. Nothing was a problem, we asked and we were catered for. Special thanks to Dill for his patience with us and for waiting on us, looking after us and putting...More

2  Thank Sophie D
Reviewed July 21, 2018

We were welcomed by a warm, friendly and very knowledgeable staff. Gin and beer flights are great fun and excellent value too. Where can you get three premium gins, with tailored tonics and garnishes for £15, complete with the distillers description and recommendations. Ray, John...More

Thank murrb
Reviewed July 10, 2018

We visited a few weeks back, and after meeting up again we decided this really is the best place in Dumfries to visit. Drinks amazing, service even better and the tapas (which apparently wasn't running at full speed (we couldn't tell)) were delicious! Perfect place...More

Thank Sam H
Reviewed July 8, 2018 via mobile

Wonderful food and 5 star service! Oh, and a very reasonable price! Quiet, rural setting to enjoy with family or friends.

Thank Duncan L
Reviewed July 8, 2018 via mobile

Lovely atmosphere and great selection of gins at The Distillery. Loved the young Irish Wheaton Terrier at the bar 😊

Thank Highlanddrover
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Average prices
US$13 - US$64
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Digital Payments, Outdoor Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Open Hours
1:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.
1:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.
1:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
1:00 p.m. - 12:00 a.m.
1:00 p.m. - 12:00 a.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Meikle Dyke, Dalton, Lockerbie DG11 1DU, Scotland
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Scotland  >  Dumfries and Galloway  >  Lockerbie  >  Dalton
  • Phone Number: +44 1387 840381
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The Distillery at Dalton is the home of Oro and Oro V gins, we design, distill and bottle at our site. The Tasting Rooms is our tapas bar at the Distillery, we serve authentic Spanish Tapas throughout the day. Through a viewing panel in the Tasting Rooms you can see the distillery.
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