Private Events at Dewar’s Aberfeldy Distillery
Dewar’s Aberfeldy Distillery is not only an award-winning visitor experience, but a unique private or corporate event venue in Perthshire, the heart of Scotland. Easily accessible from the major cities of Edinburgh and Glasgow, nevertheless our location offers a true flavour of the Highlands.
Having welcomed visitors from all over the world for over 25 years, we can’t wait to show you the best of Scottish hospitality, with a bespoke event that is truly unforgettable. Your perfect event begins here.
Conferences, day events and team-building
Our famous forebear Tommy Dewar once said ‘There is no fun like work’ – something that is true at Dewar’s Aberfeldy Distillery to this day. The ultimate antidote to dull corporate events, our unique venue has the great facilities you need to make your meeting in Scotland work, but adds a good splash of entertainment and inspiration.
Enjoy free wi-fi internet throughout, our private Blender’s room equipped with full AV, our unique auditorium space for your presentation, and delicious lunches in our ‘Taste Our Best’ accredited cafe. Round off your meeting with our award-winning whisky tour.
Private dining and exclusive-hire evening events
As evening falls, the distillery closes to members of the public, and our beautiful whisky spaces become available for private venue hire. Our Whisky Lounge, with its impressive tasting bar, open fire, and access to our immersive heritage exhibition, is the ideal hub for your evening event, seating up to 44 for a private dinner.
This can be complemented by a private distillery tour, whisky tasting or cocktail session in our atmospheric warehouse space a short walk from the main building.
Private whisky tastings
There is only one thing better than a privately hosted whisky tasting with your friends, and that is if the tasting is inside a distillery! Dewar’s Aberfeldy Distillery are delighted to be able to open our doors to private tasting events.
We stock the full range from John Dewar & Sons Fine Scotch Whisky Emporium, as well as some distillery exclusive single cask Aberfeldy malt whiskies. This means we can offer a superb range of tasting options, creating bespoke themed tastings to suit every budget and level of interest. Everything sampled at the tasting will also be available to purchase from our distillery shop.
VIP and Incentive Experiences
For the ultimate whisky experience, why not let us create a one or two day itinerary for your guests or clients? Let us build you an immersive VIP whisky pilgrimage to Dewar’s Aberfeldy Distillery, in the heart of Perthshire.
With a range of different activities available, from a whisky blending masterclass to a relaxed cocktail session in our secret bar, we can tailor the visit to suit you and your guests. We can even make arrangements for overnight accommodation and transport services.
Food options for your event
The food at Dewar’s Aberfeldy Distillery is as great as the whisky. As an event venue in Perthshire, we try to ensure as much of our food as possible is locally sourced, and our suppliers reflect this philosophy. We offer superb flexibility for your event, with three distinctly different dining options.
Dewar’s Aberfeldy Distillery Cafe
If you’re after a simple but delicious range of soups, salads, sandwiches and cakes, freshly prepared and using locally-sourced ingredients, let our in-house team cater for you. We have been awarded VisitScotland’s ‘Taste Our Best’ accreditation for promoting local produce, and we receive consistently excellent feedback on our food from Tripadvisor.
This is an excellent option for your day event, or if a simple buffet is required. If you’re planning a private dinner, you will want to use one of our two excellent contract caterers.
Errichel’s style of food offers the best of Scottish produce with flavours and influences from around the world. Meats are hand-reared and free-range eggs laid on Errichel farm, a stone’s throw from Aberfeldy.
Based in nearby Dunkeld, Season Catering execute dishes to the highest standard, using only the finest local and seasonal produce. The team produce creative and cutting-edge dishes, with ‘street food’ a speciality.