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Our Venues

As a member of our award-winning Society, you have exclusive access to the Members’ Rooms in our flagship venues in London, Edinburgh & Leith. We'll soon be adding Glasgow to this list and have exciting ambitions to continue to add more to this list in the future. As a member you can bring up to three guests on each visit and share your love of whisky with those not in the Society. In addition, our UK-wide and international network of hand-picked partner bars provides our members with a home away from home, in which members and non-members can enjoy a selection of Society drams in style.

28 Queen Street

With breathtaking views over the waters of the Firth of Forth, 28 Queen Street is an impressive four-storey Georgian building, comprising a suite of modern and elegant rooms. Our brand new Members’ Exclusive Lounge takes pride of place on the on the 1st floor along with 3 private function room available for both our members and non members to privately hire. The 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 or our gastronomic 5 course taster menu.

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The Vaults

Our very first home, The Vaults are located in the historic Leith area of Edinburgh. Dating back to the 18th Century, the building is one of Scotland’s oldest commercial premises, originally used as a wine warehouse. For many members, The Vaults, with its leather sofas, roaring fires and friendly ambience, remains the heart and soul of the Society.

Planning a celebration? Non-members and members alike can book a private room for a special meal and whisky tasting.

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Kaleidoscope Edinburgh

Whisky fans are in for a treat, our Kaleidoscope Whisky Bar, which is the only public bar of the Society, is completely unique with a constantly changing menu of whisky flavours to taste and explore. With over 200 whiskies on offer, enjoy a wide selection of exclusive SMWS whisky along with a guest selection of unusual proprietary bottles, beers, wine, cocktails and other interesting spirits. (over 18's only)

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19 Greville Street

Located near London’s exclusive Hatton Garden diamond quarter, 19 Greville Street is a classic Victorian building with a contemporary and stylish interior décor. Explore the world’s largest collection of single cask whiskies in our urban Members’ Room.

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38 Bath Street

We’ve arrived! The SMWS is delighted to announce the opening of our first Members’ Room at the other end of the M8, in Scotland’s biggest and most vibrant city (can you tell this was written by a Glaswegian?). Come visit us on Bath Street and enjoy our fabulous collection of Society whisky and spirits. Not a member yet? Not to worry, non-members will have a chance to experience what we have to offer as we will be doing non-members days and tasting events every Tuesday in March.

Our Partner Bar Network

In addition to your own exclusive Members’ Rooms, the Society works with a hand-picked global network of suitably like-minded partner bars, where guests can enjoy a selection of our single cask whiskies. Our criteria for becoming a partner are exactingly high, so members and non-members can always count on highly trained bar staff pouring the perfect dram.