With less than two weeks to go, here are the top ways to celebrate Burns Night in London…
Burns Night is not too far away now and if you are looking for a way to celebrate, there are plenty of ways to do so. Here are our top ways to celebrate Burns Night in London for a really great celebration…
a four course Burns Night dinner at Galvin Hop
Head to Galvin Hop for a delicious four course meal to celebrate Burns Night in London. Galvin Hop is a modern and atmospheric bistro in Spitalfields Market near Liverpool Street, owned by brothers Chris Galvin and Jeff Galvin. For this special burns night menu, start off with a Scotch egg, Stornoway blackpudding, apple ketchup & crackling, followed byCitrus cured Loch Duart salmon, horseradish, watercress & avocado cream. For mains, you can enjoy the Caley’s haggis, neeps & tatties or Vegan haggis, neeps & tatties, parsley sauce and to round off, Raspberry Cranachan with toasted oats and whiskey ice cream.
A 5 Course Scottish tasting menu and Whisky pairings at Roux at Parliament Square
Chef Michel Roux Jr will be hosting a true Scottish Burns Night celebration at Roux at Parliament Square with a delicious themed five course dinner accompanied by Balvenue whisky pairings. Head down at 6:30pm for a welcome drink and canapes, before tucking into a meal of Smoked Haddock Broth with confit egg yolk & barley, followed by traditional Haggis, Neeps & Tatties. Finishing off the savoury dishes will be Venison Loin, red cabbage and parsnip. Two seasonal Scottish desserts will be served – a Rhubarb Cranachan and then a Clootie Pudding with clotted cream.
bagpipes and dinner at Plum + Spilt Milk
On Friday 25th January, Plum + Spilt Milk at Great Northern Hotel will be celebrating Burns Night with their annual dinner. Chef Director Mark Sargeant will feature typical Scottish dishes paired with Dalmore whisky, including Arbroath Smokie, leek & whisky soup alongside 15 year old Dalmore. Traditional Haggis, neeps & tatties with Dalmore Cigar Malt will be served, ceremonially piped into the room by a bagpiper.
dinner and a silent disco at Mac & Wild
Mac & Wild are running a host of events to celebrate Burns Night in the run-up to the actual day (which you can find below) but on the night itself, they will be honouring Rabbie’s party loving spirit with London’s first Silent Ceilidh Shindig. You are invited to reel the night away on Mac & Wild’s Terrace at Devonshire Square, while tucking into traditional Haggis, Neeps & Tatties and enjoying Glenfiddich high balls throughout the night. As the Ceilidh draws to a close, you can head to Mac & Wild’s Whisky Bar, downstairs at Devonshire Square for a rip roaring reel.
dinner and a live piper at 108 Brasserie
108 Brasserie are offering you the chance to indulge in a traditional Scottish supper on Burns night, complete with live music and whisky pairing. There will be live performances from a piper throughout the evening, as well as a delicious three course set menu with an array of traditional dishes such as Cullen Skink to start and Haggis with bashed neeps and tatties. Dessert will include a deep-fried Mars Bar with honeycomb ice cream. The menu can also be included with a Whisky pairing, including Auchentoshan Three Wood and Macallan Gold, as well as Highland Park 12 year-old whisky. The meal finishes with Laphroaig 10 year-old whisky.