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Isle of Raasay Distillery Cocktail Bar

Isle of Raasay Distillery Bar & Shop

Situated in our striking golden visitor centre building, our distillery bar & shop offer wide range of beers, wines, spirits and cocktails featuring our award-winning Isle of Raasay Gin and Isle of Raasay Single Malt.

With seating inside and out, you can enjoy stunning views while sampling a range of rare and exclusive Isle of Raasay single malts, as well as other local produce such as local beers from the neighbouring Cullin Brewery on Skye.   

Distillery Bar

Visitors can attend our distillery bar Monday – Saturday. Seating is available in the reception area at our beautiful wooden wrap-around seating, as well as the benches on our lawn outside. 

Guests staying at our Whisky Hotel can enjoy also our whisky lounge on the ground floor with a fully stocked bar, teas, coffees, and snacks.

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Distillery Shop

The Isle of Raasay Distillery visitor centre includes a well-stocked gift shop of whisky, gin and distillery merchandise.

Pick up something to remember your visit by or share your experience with friends and family back home.

You can also order our product range by visiting our online shop.

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Sample Bar Menu

Be sure to check with our mixologists for special offers and cocktails of the month!

Whisky

Isle of Raasay Single Malt 46.4% | £4

Lightly peated, balanced with rich dark fruit flavours. Our signature release matures peated and unpeated Isle of Raasay spirit separately in first fill Rye Whiskey, fresh Chinkapin oak and first fill Bordeaux red wine casks.

Isle of Raasay Inaugural Release 2020 52% | £7

The first legal single malt Scotch whisky from an island rooted in centuries of illicit distilling. Matured for two years in ex-Tennessee Whiskey casks and finished in ex-Bordeaux red wine casks.

Woodford Reserve Rye Whiskey 45.2% | £8    

Sweetly spiced, peppery Rye Whiskey from Woodford Reserve Distillery, Kentucky, where we source our Rye Whiskey casks.

Recommended Serves

Isle of Raasay Gin & Fever Tree Tonic Water | £4.95

Isle of Raasay Gin, Elderflower Soda | £4.95

Isle of Raasay Single Malt & Raasay Soda Water | £4.95

Mini Old Fashioned | £4.95

Mocktails

Lou’s Homemade Pink Lemonade | £3.50

House Lemon Syrup | Lemon Juice | Bitters | Soda

Ginger in the Heather | £3.50

Irn Bru | Nettle & Heather Honey Syrup | Lemon | Bitters

Glazed Cherry Cola | £3.50

Coca Cola | Luxardo Maraschino Syrup | Luxardo Maraschino Cherries | Bitters

Isle of Raasay Distillery Cocktails

Cocktails

Blushing Braes | £8

Look over the sea to Skye at sunset and you’ll see the Braes Hills blushed, just like this spritz style drink. A long sipper that will refresh & revive.  

Isle of Raasay Gin | Briottet Pink Grapefruit Liqueur | Lillet Rose Vermouth | Quaglia Rose Liqueur | Amaro Montenegro |  Sparkling Wine | Raasay Soda Water

Green Fairy | £8 

Verdant, fresh and reminiscent of scents you’ll encounter around Raasay. Pine & elderflower grow abundantly around the distillery, notes complimented by the green fairy herself.

Isle of Raasay Gin | St Germain Elderflower Liqueur | Martini Ambrato | Quaglia Pine Liqueur | Green Chartreuse | Sparkling Wine  | Raasay Soda Water

Negroni Blanco | £8.95

Our twist on the quintessential gin cocktail, served up clear & crisp. Making use of Bergamot Orange in place of the usual bitter orange. A notoriously boozy number.

Isle of Raasay Gin | Quaglia Bergamot Liqueur | Lillet Blanc | Orange Bitters 

Pedro’s Old Fashioned* | £8

Do your granny proud and drink more sherry. Fast becoming a signature serve, this is our decadent Old-fashioned cocktail with a twist.

Isle of Raasay Single Malt | Pedro Ximénez Sherry | Bitters

Dramble | £8.95

Picked up on those deep berry notes in our Isle of Raasay Single Malt yet? Laced with bramble and elderberry, this cocktail showcases our whisky’s rich dark fruit flavours.

Isle of Raasay Single Malt | Bramble Liqueur | House Elderberry Syrup | Lemon

Knickerbocker | £8.95

Our take on the Manhattan cocktail, paying dual homage to that classic’s rye roots as well as the Rye casks in our signature single malt recipe. A complex and boozy mix of Isle of Raasay Single Malt with Woodford Reserve Rye.

Isle of Raasay Single Malt | Woodford Reserve Rye Whiskey | Lillet Rouge | Lillet Blanc |Green Chartreuse |  Bitters Maraschino Cherry Liqueur | Maraschino Cherries 

Beers

We have a range of beers brewed by our friends at the Cuillin Brewery as well as a wide choice of beers from our partners at Flavourly. Check with your bar staff for what selection we currently have on offer! 

Over the Sea to Skye 6.5% | £6.50

A rich oat stout rested in our ex-Bordeaux red wine casks

Seaweed IPA 4.5% | £4

An IPA lightly infused with Loch Sligachan sugar kelp.

Coffee Milk Stout 4.3% | £8.95

Brewed with Skye Roasters coffee & local gorse.

Rhubarb Sea-Salt Sour 4.3% | £5

Zippy and fruity. Pucker up!

Eagle Ale 3.8% | £4.95

An easy going pale ale. Ideal with a dram.

Pinnacle 4.7% | £4.95

A bitter blonde ale brewed with citrusy hops.

Old Bridge 4.1% | £4.95

Light, malty and hoppy – a cracking amber ale.

Blackhouse 4.3% | £4.95

Arich dark ale.

Enjoy 10% off Your Tour Booking

Join our Slàinte Club today. Our members enjoy 10% off distillery tours booked online, £5 off their first online order over £50, and are always the first to find out about new releases and stories from the island.

Visit the Isle of Raasay Distillery, with arguably the best view of any distillery in Scotland, for a guided whisky tour. Discover our tour options and book today.

For the most unforgettable whisky experience, stay overnight at Isle of Raasay Distillery in one of our six exclusive en-suite bedrooms.

Getting to the Isle of Raasay is easier than you might think. With regular ferry sailings from the Isle of Skye seven days a week, the Isle of Raasay is one of Scotland’s most accessible islands.

You might want to spend all your time on the Isle of Raasay relaxing with a dram or a G&T admiring the magical views, but if you can tear your eyes away, this small but mighty island has a lot to offer.

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Distillery Opening Times

We are open Monday to Saturday all year round until the evening of Friday 17th December 2021.

Distillery Tours

Monday to Saturday: 11:00-17:00 (last tour of the day starts at 5pm).

Shop & Bar

Monday – Friday: 10:00 – 9:00 pm / Saturday: 10:00 – 10:00 PM

The Isle of Raasay, an island rooted in centuries of illicit distilling, provides the ingredients for the perfect dram. Our lightly peated Isle of Raasay Single Malt is an expression of this magical place.

Our zesty, smooth and refreshing Isle of Raasay Gin combines an exciting selection of ten Raasay and traditional botanicals, including Raasay juniper, sweet orange peel, rhubarb root and our triple distilled spirit.

Enjoy a warm island welcome at our award-winning visitor centre and whisky hotel, Borodale House. Discover our tour options and book today, or better still, wake up in the distillery for an unforgettable experience!