Scotch Whisky Experience - Whisky Shop

Whisky Shop

354 Castlehill, The Royal Mile, Edinburgh, City Of Edinburgh, EH1 2NE

    A wonderful world of whisky awaits you at our Scotch Whisky Shop. With over 477 whiskies, you're sure to take home your perfect dram.

    Our specialist Whisky Shop offers the biggest selection of Scotch whiskies available to purchase in Edinburgh, with over 477 different bottlings to choose from.

    Our mission is to help our visitors select the whisky that is perfect for them. To help our friendly and highly trained team to this, we have introduced innovative features, including:

    • A specially researched and developed flavour map to help visitors choose their ideal whisky distillery
    • Interactive touchscreens operating in 20 languages allowing users to delve deeper to discover more about their favourite distillery
    • "Pick 'n' mix" Whisky miniatures allowing visitors to create their own unique tasting pack
    • A luxury VIP Whisky sales area with our Ipad Premium Whisky Selector.

    The shop is open for anyone to visit, but those that have taken our Gold tour will receive a special discount on 70cl bottles and tasting packs.
    An Aladdin's Cave for all whisky lovers, discover over 300 different Single Malt, Grain and Blended Scotch Whiskies together with a unique selection of Scotch Whisky based liqueurs.

    Why not visit the whisky shop after your tour we are sure you will find a whisky to suit your palate.
    Personal shopper service available. Ask for details on the day of your visit or call 0131 220 0441.


    5 Visitor Attraction
    Green Tourism Silver Unassisted wheelchair access Taste Our Best
    Opening Times
    Open All Year
    2016 Opening Times
    1 Jan 2016 - 31 Dec 2016

    Open at 10am daily until 7pm. For seasonal opening times please see


    • The main entrance has level access


    • Bar Available We have a Scotch Whisky Bar selling over 330 different Scotch Whiskies. This is located downstairs in our Amber Restaurant. We also have another Whisky bar which can be accessed if you have taken the Scotch Whisky Experience Whisky tour.
    • Cafe / Restaurant available on site Amber Restaurant is located within The Scotch Whisky Experience.
    • Dinner Available
    • Evening Meal Available Amber Restaurant is located within The Scotch Whisky Experience.
    • Licensed Bar / Clubroom
    • Lunch Available
    • Private Room (s) available The Scotch Whisky Experience Whisky Shop can be hired privately for corporate events. Private Rooms are also available within The Scotch Whisky Experience for hire.
    • Restaurant Amber Restaurant is located downstairs from the Scotch Whisky shop within The Scotch Whisky Experience.
    • Shop
    • Tasting menu
    • Tea & Coffee Available Available in Amber Restaurant from 10am.
    • Vegetarian
    • Vegetarian Food Available Available in Amber Restaurant.

    Cuisine Types

    • British


    • ASVA Member
    • Disabled toilets
    • Level Access


    • Accessible Parking or Drop Off Point Available on Johnston Terrace.
    • Coach Parking Available on Johnston Terrace.
    • Paid Parking within easy distance Available on Johnston Terrace.
    • Parking Available on Johnston Terrace.
    • Public Transport Close By Waverley Station is located 10 minutes walk from The Scotch Whisky Experience.

    Best for

    • Sourcing Policy
    • Whisky Selection There are over 330 different Whiskies for sale including limited edition bottlings.


    • Baby Changing Facilities Available
    • Children Welcome
    • Children's Menu Available Amber Restaurant is located within The Scotch Whisky Experience.
    • Highchair Available Amber Restaurant is located within The Scotch Whisky Experience.


    • Toilets

    Payment Methods

    • American Express Card
    • Delta Card
    • Mastercard
    • Solo Card
    • Switch Card
    • VISA Card

    Road Directions

    When entering Edinburgh following signs for "city centre" and "attractions". You can approach from Johnstone Terrace, The Mound leading to Bank Street, George IV Bridge and the Lawnmarket. The High Street and Ramsay Lane are closed to traffic. On street parking is available on Johnstone Terrace. You can pay with coins in the meter or by mobile phone. There is a multi story car park on Castle Terrace - top level, Kings Stables Road - bottom level.

    Public Transport Directions

    Getting there by railway:- Waverley train station is located 5 minutes by foot from the Scotch Whisky Experience.

    Transport within Scotland

    For public transport information to visit here from within Scotland, enter your postcode and visit date below.

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    Access to Public Areas (Displays, exhibits, rides etc)

    • Level access (i.e. no steps or thresholds) or access by a ramp or lift to :
      • a public toilet
      • a public toilet suitable for visitors who use a wheelchair
      • the information point
      • the ticket issuing point


    • There is a lift
      • Lift buttons have raised numbers or letters

    Cafeteria / Restaurant

    • Level access (i.e. no steps or thresholds) or access by a ramp or lift to the :
      • cafeteria
      • restaurant
    • Catering staff provide meals for guests with special dietary requirements
    • Menus available in large print [i.e.14pt and over]


    • There is a drop-off point for guests immediately outside the main entrance

    This information is self-assessed; therefore we accept no liability for its accuracy. Please contact the venue for further information.

    Scotch Whisky Experience - short video

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