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Copper Rivet Distillery

Closed Now: 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Open today: 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
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Distillery tour worth a visit

Really interesting tour of this local distillery. Hearing the history of the distillery and... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Louise A
via mobile

Really lovely afternoon with friends, thoroughly enjoyed the ‘Tour’ (its actually only in one room... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Sue W
Rochester, United Kingdom
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“gin and vodka”(11 reviews)
“pump house”(9 reviews)
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...more
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Leviathan Way, Chatham ME4 4LP, England
+44 1634 931122
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Really interesting tour of this local distillery. Hearing the history of the distillery and sampling some of the produced gin and vodka. Well worth a visit.

Thank Louise A
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Really lovely afternoon with friends, thoroughly enjoyed the ‘Tour’ (its actually only in one room) very interesting and made enjoyable by our guide’s wit and knowledge. Although not normally a gin drinker thoroughly enjoyed my gin and tonic with slice of orange sitting outside in...More

Thank Sue W
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Visited with another couple to check out the gin tour, nice gin taster on arrival, and then the very interesting tour of the brewery and distillery. The only problem with the tour was I felt the group size was too large, I guess a problem...More

Thank Paul T
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Fantastic Gin tour and great history lesson.Finished off with a G&T in the sunshine outside over looking the scenic Upnor castle. Highly recommend.

Thank timgunning3
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Our friends who live near Rochester took us here last week. They had been before and had booked us on the tour. A guy took us round who was very knowledgeable and obviously loved his work. He gave us the family history of the project...More

Thank John S
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A very interesting and informative tour of this family business. Sadly at the time of my visit there was no actual production going on but nevertheless a worthwhile afternoons experience. They have obviously a solid business plan that will, with their enthusiasm, succeed in this...More

Thank Briunz
Reviewed 16 September 2018

Having lived in Chatham for many years I found the history of the area particularly interesting. Our guide knew her stuff but perhaps needed to slow down just a bit so we could take in all the facts. The process of making gin, whiskey, 'Son...More

Thank Isobel B
Reviewed 29 August 2018 via mobile

A superb small scale distillery with a super knowledgeable guide all set in a Victorian pump house once used to empty the naval dry docks. McGuire s , at the other end of the building for a bit of grub after the tour made a...More

Thank Scott T
Reviewed 28 August 2018

Visited with my wife, so interesting and informative - and the gin is pretty good too! Lots of tastings, from whisky to vodka to gin all distilled on site. Easy parking and a great view across the river while drinking the after tour G&T!

Thank Ian C
Reviewed 27 August 2018 via mobile

We had a tour & we arrived to be welcomed by friendly staff the tour was very informative we enjoyed it very much especially the sample tasting & after that on our departure we were given a glass of Dockyard Gin to try very nice...More

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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!
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