Ready for a highland fling, a wee dram and some Scottish fare? Well, you’re spoiled for choice with our Luxe Bible guide of where to celebrate Burns Night! Here’s 10 fabulous suggestions! Now where’s my sporran??
Mac & Wild London
Being a Scottish restaurant, Mac & Wild on Devonshire Square are going all out with the celebrations this week! Join them on Friday for Burns Drams in the Dark where you’ll be taken on a fully immersive multi-sensory whisky tasting experience (£40pp). On Saturday, there’s bottomless brunch with a Burns Night twist and on Saturday night, it’s the big one with a five course tasting menu, cocktail on arrival and dram of Talisker 10 to toast to the haggis.
With lunch and dinner specials to celebrate Burns Night, you can expect a stunning menu at Le Caprice with Arbroath smoke haddock soup to start, a Lion of Glencoe venison with haggis croquettes or fillet of halibut with Isle of Mull scallop, roasted celeriac and dill butter sauce for main, and a gorgeous Scotch whisky Dundee sundae dessert.
Burns Night House Party at The Little Blue Door
Join the flatmates for a highland fling on Saturday 25th January at The Little Blue Door in Fulham, where there’ll be haggis from Mac & Wild, free Scottish spiked punch, bagpipes and Balvenie and Glenfiddich whisky specials. From 6pm- late.
The Harwood Arms
There’s a three course celebratory Burns Night meal priced at £50pp at Michelin-starred The Harwood Arms, available for lunch and dinner on 25th January. With a hearty main of venison, neeps and tatties featuring some of the finest sourced game, the meal will conclude with a delicious chocolate malt cake served with special homemade whisky ice cream. Email Bookings@harwoodarms.com
Scottish Soiree at Mr Fogg’s Residence in Mayfair
Don your best kilt and get involved at Mr Fogg’s Residence in Mayfair as Phileas and his staff throw a Scottish soiree not to be forgotten. Guests will be transported to the highlands with a Glenfiddich Scotch whisky cocktail reception, live Ceilidh band, Scottish fare and traditional poetry recitals.
Celebrate Rabbie in the heart of Marylebone at 108 Brasserie. Guests can feast on Balmoral Estate venison and haggis Wellington with neeps and tatties and whisky sauce for £30, and for a true taste of Scotland, be sure to indulge in the whisky flight partnership with Highland Park for an additional £65.
Whisky Masterclass at The Nest Rooftop Bar at Treehouse Hotel
Sample a selection of wee drams at The Nest Rooftop Bar at Treehouse Hotel London on Saturday 25th January. There’ll be whiskies from leading Scottish distilleries like GlenDronach, BenRiach and GlenGlassaugh to sample along with seasonal canapes. Tickets are £45, available to buy here.
Haig Club x Market Hall West End
With the ultimate toast to Robbie Burns, Haig Club Scotch Whisky and Market Hall West End are throwing a shindig to tickle the tastebuds from Thursday 23rd to Saturday 25th January. Featuring some of the biggest names on the London food scene, Fanny’s Kebabs, Good Birds, Paradise Slice and Love Pancakes are mixing things up with mouthwatering dishes which will compliment Haig Club’s whisky perfectly. Haggis will be EVERYWHERE, and there’s also awesome dj’s on all night and no entry fee! From 6pm until closing. Market Hall is at West End, 9 Holles St, Marylebone, London W1G 0D.
Award winning specialist whisky bar Black Rock is getting in on the action, taking guests around 5 different distilleries in Scotland for a wee dram of each from the comfort of their bar. Featuring Highland Park, Macallan, Strathearn, Springbank and Bowmore, there’ll be accompanying haggis snacks to compliments the drinks on Saturday 25th January from 7-9pm with the whole evening hosted by whisky expert Matthew Hastings. Tickets priced at £25pp. You can also sample the delicious Talisker Bobby Burns cocktail created with Talisker 10 year old or Talisker Storm for the whole month.
Galvin at The Athenaeum
Indulge in a special five course dinner with haggis and tatties, Lock Duart Salmon and plenty of whisky as Galvin at The Athenaeum partners with Laphroaig for a very special culinary experience. Priced at only £45pp, or £75pp with whisky pairings.
For more awesome things to do this month, check out our Luxe List for January by clicking here.