Eden Mill Experience to open in Edinburgh - the first city centre venue for the Fife brand

Fife brand Eden Mill will open a new experience in Edinburgh next month.

Published 25th Jan 2024
Updated 25 th Jan 2024

Independent distiller Eden Mill has announced an opening date for The Eden Mill Experience, the capital’s latest drinks experience and Eden Mill’s first brand-owned venue in central Edinburgh.

Located in the Heads & Tales Gin Bar at 1A, Rutland Place, EH1 2AD in the heart of Edinburgh’s West End, the immersive drinks venue offers two interactive mixology experiences.

Opening Saturday 3 February 2024, drinks lovers will have the chance to explore the stories behind Eden Mill’s whisky and gin expressions through a range of delicious cocktails, one of which guests will learn to mix themselves.

Guests can experience and journey into the Eden Mill brand, and the location is the ideal venue for drinks fans to begin their perfect day or night out in the capital.

What's available at the Eden Mill Experience

Share the Love Gin session (£30)

Eden Mill Experience Edinburgh

Love Gin (40% ABV) is Eden Mill’s fruity, lightly sweet and subtly floral pink gin, which joined the portfolio in 2015.

During the Share The Love Gin session, gin enthusiasts will hear the story of how Love Gin was born and the what botanicals are used.

With three cocktails and some sweet treats, this immersive session will tell the story of Eden Mill’s best-selling Love Gin.

The Guard Bridge masterclass (from £35)

Eden Mill Experience Edinburgh

The Guard Bridge Blended Malt Scotch Whisky (46% ABV) is a new addition to Eden Mill’s range, made using an eclectic mix of single malts sourced from the Highland and Lowland regions of Scotland.

The blend also contains Eden Mill Single Malt whisky which is highly scarce in quantity.

During The Guard Bridge Masterclass, whisky fans will learn the journey and discover the story behind this new blended malt Scotch whisky while delving into its tasting notes.

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Designed to be enjoyed in cocktails, attendees will try three as part of the experience to demonstrate the whisky’s versatility, with one cocktail “guaranteed to feature an ingredient guests have never tasted before”.

Hannah Ingram, head of marketing at Eden Mill, said: “We are thrilled to bring a taste of St Andrews to the Scottish capital.

"It’s a really proud moment for us to launch a venue in a city with such a vibrant drinks scene. To have our very own Eden Mill experience in Edinburgh is an honour and an exciting milestone for the brand.

“While our new distillery is being built, this is the perfect opportunity to showcase the versatility our expressions have, through inventive and delicious cocktails. The experiences are really special, interactive and immersive and we can’t wait to see the reaction from Scotland’s wonderful capital.”

Eden Mill's new distillery

Eden Mill is currently building a contemporary Scotch whisky and gin distillery which is due to become operational in 2024.

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One of many new distilleries in Scotland, it will also be a major St Andrews landmark and a key Scottish tourism attraction.

The brand has been recording progress with work on the exterior of the distillery now complete; a time-lapse video capturing the first stage of the journey is available on the Eden Mill website.

The Eden Mill Experience will open on Saturday 3 February 2024, bookings are available now via the Eden Mill website.

Heads & Tales Gin Bar, Rutland Street, Edinburgh, UK
Heads & Tales Gin Bar, Rutland Street, Edinburgh, UK, EH1 2AD
Known for cake making, experimental jam recipes, Champagne, whisky and gin drinking (and the inability to cook Gnocchi), Rosalind is the Food and Drink Editor and whisky writer for The Scotsman, as well as hosting Scran, The Scotsman's food and drink podcast.
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