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Copper Rivet Distillery

Leviathan Way, Chatham ME4 4LP, England
+44 1634 931122
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What a place

This is such a unique place. A gin distillery in the Medway towns in a very picturesque location... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Russki89
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Good tour

We had a good tour. Mike our tour guide was very knowledgable and passionate about the the Grain to... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Clare K
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Visit the Copper Rivet Distillery at Pumphouse No. 5, our beautiful, red brick, Victorian home looking across the River Medway to the historic Upnor. Your tour through the Copper Rivet Distillery is one of the few places in England that you can experience the entire distillation process from grain to glass and will end with a tasting of our crafted spirits.
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  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
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“gin and vodka” (11 reviews)
“pump house” (8 reviews)
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Hours Today: 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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Leviathan Way, Chatham ME4 4LP, England
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+44 1634 931122
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

This is such a unique place. A gin distillery in the Medway towns in a very picturesque location. Do the tour as it not very long and you can see the whole process and sample the gin too. However, the best bit they have a...More

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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

We had a good tour. Mike our tour guide was very knowledgable and passionate about the the Grain to glass experience they have invested in. We learnt so much about the creation of vodka and gin as well as the awaited whiskey. Good tasters in...More

Thank Clare K
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Very interesting tour showing complete process, making gin, vodka and whiskey. Very knowledgeable guide filled us with bags of local history. Worth a visit.

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I loved all the local history facts! I've tried to remember much of the Royal Navy bits to pass onto my son , who is looking to start the application process. It was interesting t learn about the 'grain to grass' story. Just two samples,...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Only small and obviously only sell the Alcohol they make - however lovely building, good drinks and lovely staff complete with a river view! What more could you want for a little R&R

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This was a Birthday present and a tour of mainly the Gin side. They do Vodka and very nice it is too. Tour guide was very knowledgeable and made us feel at ease with his wit.. If you like Gin and or Vodka I would...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Very nice vibe. Friendly staff. Bar area could be bigger but when you can sit outside doesn’t really matter. Overall a nice place to chill out for a few hours. Especially if you like gin. Not many other drinks if you are not a gin...More

Thank Dave T
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had a lovely afternoon at the Copper Rivet, A beautiful spot on the river just opposite Upnor castle.

Thank Peter K
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

FINALLY cashed in my Christmas present of the distillery tour and tasting. An hour from start to finish, excellent tour guide who explained the local (and fascinating) history of the area, the building and the links to the Dockyard. Excellent knowledge of the distilling processes...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Came for the distillery tour. Booked it online in the morning, which was super easy. We actually turned up slightly late for the tour but this was not a issue and they just let us join when we arrived. Tour was really interesting. Had a...More

Thank Mark B
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ivmcloughlin
4 February 2018|
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Response from greycoteruston | Reviewed this property |
There were no children on our tour. I don't think it is suitable for children. Although interesting to adults I do not think it would hold a child's interest, I think they would probably be bored To tears!
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hilaryphelps1954
29 July 2017|
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Response from sprinty187 | Reviewed this property |
I've had lunch at the deli, where they do meat and cheese platters, salads and other specials. They do tap water in jugs and a variety of drinks (not alcohol I don't think). No outside seating. It's at the opposite end of... More
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