28 Queen Street, Edinburgh, EH2 1JX

+(44) 0131 625 7484 or +(44) 0131 220 2044



Opening times may vary at present due to current Covid-19 situation. Bottle Shop open Thursday - Saturday from 3pm - 5.30pm


In line with the Tier 4 restrictions of these locations we’re unable to open at the moment. Our bottle shop is open for members to buy bottles to take home, and we are also providing drams that you can purchase to take home as well. Please see our opening hours for bottle shop opening.

We are pleased to say we are getting ready to welcome you back! We will be opening our doors on the 18th of May 2021. Here at SMWS, 28 Queen Street we welcome new faces and old friends. We proudly offer distinguished flavours be that whisky or food, with personable service in our relaxed, yet refined Georgian town house in the heart of the city. To book a table scroll down. 

With breathtaking views over the waters if the Firth of Forth, 28 Queen Street is an impressive four-storey Georgian building, comprising of a suite of modern and elegant rooms. Our recently refurbished Members’ Room takes pride of place along with 3 function rooms available for both members and non-members to privately hire. 

Each of our bars boast over 200 rare single malts from across Scotland, which can be paired with the finest craft beers, artisanal spirits and wines. Our range of menus are available to take you from a light bar snack, seasonal light lunch to our gastronomic 5 course taster menu. 

 28 Queen Street also hosts a busy programme of colourful whisky tasting experiences, Outturn previews, one-off whisky events and masterclasses – there’s something for everyone. 

We are currently running discounts on some of our venue stock - a selection can be ordered online for click and collect via the Click and Collect ordering widget at the bottom of this page. Alternatively take a look at the full list here- simply call the venue to order and pay. You will then be allocated a day and time to collect, or we can post to you anywhere in the UK via DHL (free delivery for orders of £99 and over) . This list is correct at the time of publication, but all bottles are subject to availability. Our telephone lines are open Tuesday - Saturday from 11am - 5.30pm. 

Virtual whisky tastings- Are you missing our Members’ Room and sharing drams with fellow members? Join us for a truly society experience from the comfort and safety of our own home, get comfortable, pour yourself a dram, relax and dive into an entertaining yet educational night with likeminded members. 

April Tastings 
 Society masterclass 16th of April at 19:00 Tantalize your taste buds with 6 drams, including SMWS whiskies, grains and other spirits. storytelling and flavour exploration are at the heart of this tasting hosted by Society whisky host Jeremy. Tickets are £40.00 
Battle of the Venues 23rd of April at 19:00 - LAST TICKETS REMAINING Join all 4 venues for this interactive tasting, where each venue has chosen it's best dram on the bar and ask you to rate the best dram.  This tasting will be hosted by Logan from Queen Street and Ambassadors from each other venue. Tickets are £40.00 
HEAD-TO-HEAD(9 v's 38) 30th of April at 19:00 - SOLD OUT Let's go head-to-head with a six-dram tasting! During this tasting, Society whisky host Logan will go through the history of both distilleries, with some interesting facts and insights along the way. Tickets are £40.00
May Tastings
Smoke gets in your eyes (blind tasting) 7th of May at 19:00  If you are new to the world of peat or an old hand at the reek... this tasting is for you. Society Whisky host Francesco will take you on a very peaty journey, are you ready!? Tickets are £35.00         
The robust flavours of the rugged coast of Scotland 14th of May at 19:00 An exploration of whiskies from the rugged West Coast of Scotland, where peat meets the ocean creating big, bold flavours that attract the curious palates. This 6-dram tasting will be led by Society whisky host Ivan £35.00
 Festival throwbacks 28th of May at 19:00 This year we’re changing our game by hosting our very own virtual whisky festival! Lindsey, Society whisky host will showcase 6 "throwback" SMWS festival bottles of year gone by! £40.00. This tasting will also be held live in the venue - please visit our events page to book your tickets for in the venue. 
These tasting events will be held over zoom, tasting packs can be delivered within the UK or collected from Queen street. To book and secure your place please call our Queen street team, Tuesday-Saturday from 11am - 5.30pm on 0131 220 2044 or 0131 625 7484. 

 Home Dining - please visit our Home Dining page - https://smws.com/home-dining



You can still enjoy a little bit of the society at home as we have brought back our delicious home dining experience - running through until Christmas. Our delicious 3 course menu highlights the flavours of our in venue dining experience. Again we pair each course with our amazing whiskies which have been expertly selected by our Whisky Host team. As always you can add a bottle of our exclusive whisky or wine on to your home dining order. Home dining is available Thursday, Friday and Saturday for collection or local delivery; and National delivery on Thursday and Friday - costs are from £75.00 for 2 people or £140.00 for 4 people, you can also select from our whisky bottle shop or wine shop to be added to your order. Collection will be from our Members' Room at 28 Queen Street between 3pm and 6pm and local delivery is between 12noon and 6pm. National Delivery is via DHL and you will receive tracking information from DHL in regards to delivery times. To book this delicious experience use the calendar at the foot of this page, time selected will be your collection time.