We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Oban Distillery

Oban Distillery Stafford Street, Oban PA34 5NH, Scotland
+44 1631 572004
Call
Website
Save
Review Highlights
Whiskey tour and how it is made

An excellent spanish guide who explained every aspect of the making of whiskey. A really... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
kathkatie
via mobile
Better Distilleries Out There

We were looking forward to the tour with our non-English speaking guests. The tour guide lead the... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Fran357
,
Glasgow, United Kingdom
via mobile
Read all 1,843 reviews
Map
Satellite
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
Overview
  • Excellent65%
  • Very good28%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“great tour” (152 reviews)
“free glass” (65 reviews)
Closed Now
All hours
Hours Today: 9:30 AM - 5:00 PM
LOCATION
Oban Distillery Stafford Street, Oban PA34 5NH, Scotland
CONTACT
Website
+44 1631 572004
Write a Review
JPMiles / Payback Arrow
50
JPMiles / Payback Arrow
Reviews (1,843)
Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year
Language

1 - 10 of 1,494 reviews

Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

An excellent spanish guide who explained every aspect of the making of whiskey. A really interesting hour and tour around the factory. All staff there was a extremley knowledgable and feiendy. Also u get a free tipple and a lovely whiskey glass to take home.

Thank kathkatie
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We were looking forward to the tour with our non-English speaking guests. The tour guide lead the tour in English only. There was no facility for translation in to other languages. When my husband was quietly translating the information to our Italian friends he was...More

1  Thank Fran357
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

A cozy little area upstairs, but I’d recommend not giving them your time or your money if you’re looking for just a tasting in their upstairs bar. At less than the 20 pounds they charge for their drams, you can taste their whiskies at the...More

Thank S C
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

As soon as I walked in I was warmly welcomed. Visitor centre is pristine and I understand why they have one an award for best vc! Pia was our tour guide and there were just the the three of us on it! But she did...More

Thank shellbell1335
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

First tour of a distillery in Scotland! Loved it, and learned so much! Super friendly staff! The scotch was fabulous. Can’t wait to go back again sometime soon.

1  Thank Melinda S
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This was our second distillery tour in Scotland. It was far and away the best. Oban is a very traditional distiller, one of the oldest around, and ALL of its whisky is retained as single malt - no blending in this place!! The tour itself...More

Thank Ed S
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We visited Oban for a day trip during off-season. Still, tours were offered (on a Saturday) and Bill was our guide. He did a splendid job, knew everything about the distillery there was to know, and was funny and easy to understand. Would definitely recommend...More

Thank Birte S
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Not a scotch drinker, but husband is. However, the tour was really great and our guide was very entertaining. Being such a small distillery, it's a much more intimate tour than the larger ones. We really enjoyed ourselves.

Thank Laurie L
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This was the best £10 I've spent in a while. You get a very well constructed and informative tour (lasts approx.1 hr.), a souvenir glass and a Scotch tasting upon completion. Our tour guide, Paul, was amazing! You also get a £5 off coupon should...More

Thank Katherine W
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Our tour guide was funny, kind, and knowledgable. He gave the tour a Scottish touch and added comedy throughout the tour.

Thank Rebecca H
Nearby
Nearby Restaurants
Coast Restaurant
834 reviews
.11 km away
Oban Fish and Chip Shop
1,516 reviews
.13 km away
Nories
820 reviews
.08 km away
Cuan Mor
2,666 reviews
.03 km away
Nearby Attractions
Caledonian MacBrayne - Oban Day Trips
556 reviews
.38 km away
McCaig's Tower
2,107 reviews
.20 km away
Oban War & Peace Museum
651 reviews
.12 km away
Oban VisitScotland iCentre
161 reviews
.32 km away
Ask a question
Questions & Answers
Scott Q
17 October 2017|
AnswerShow all 6 answers
Response from Matthias G | Reviewed this property |
You do not have to do it, but I recommend it - especially the Oban tour is really nice. The best DIAGEO tour.
0
Votes
Google Translation
737cardon
12 August 2017|
Answer
Response from Beverley M | Reviewed this property |
We had a young lady who took our tour, she was amazingly knowledgable.
0
Votes
David C
16 July 2017|
Answer
Response from fraserfritz | Reviewed this property |
Not sure that I understand your question. What is IS?
0
Votes