A selection of Burns Suppers in Edinburgh – Friday 25th January

 “Fair fa’ your honest, sonsie face, Great Chieftan o’ the Puddin-race! …”
If you’re looking for somewhere to go for a Burns Supper this year, here’s a selection of what’s on offer at a variety of venues in the Capital, from the traditional haggis, neeps & tatties to something a little alternative – something for everyone!
Haggis, neeps & tatties

Haggis, neeps & tatties

The Scotsman Hotel (£35 pp)

Executive Chef, Paul Hart at The Scotsman Hotel has designed a Burns night menu below available on the 25th  January, tables can be booked from 5.30 pm -9.30pm. The menu is for the whole table, although dietary requirements can be catered for, they can also do a gluten free version and a vegetarian version. They also have a wide variety of whisky’s available on the evening  including some very rare malts.

“Cock a leekie” Terrine of roasted chicken and leeks with a prune and Armagnac puree and pickled onions, “Haggis” Smoked flat iron steak with haggis neeps and tatties and a whisky sauce, “Cranachan” Cranachan and crowdie cheesecake with poached rhubarb and raspberry sorbet, “Cheese” Selection of artisan Scottish cheese’s, Orkney oatcakes and Arran chutney


Steak Restaurant (£30 pp) 

Steak are hosting a Burns supper & ceilidh on the 25th January featuring a Scottish piper and music from The Cosmic Ceilidh Band. The menu features Haggis, Neeps & Tatties, Port Braised Daube of Beef with Wild Mushroom & Barley Risotto, Roast Salsify & Parsnip Crisps and Cranachan. Price includes a dram of Whisky and a glass of wine.


The Scottish Café on The Mound (£26.50 pp)

The Scottish Café is staging a Burns Night and ceilidh on Friday 25th January 7.30pm – 1am, the menu includes some traditional favourites made with local, seasonal ingredients.

Starter: Cullen Skink: Traditional smoked haddock, potato and East Lothian leek stew Main: Findlay’s of Portobello Haggis with East Lothian organic neeps and tatties and a complimentary dram Dessert: Traditional cranachan with Scottish raspberries and Graham’s Dairy double cream


Earthy at Canonmills (£25 pp) 

Earthy is staging an alternative Burns Supper in conjunction with the Soil Association this Burns Night. From 7.30pm guests will be able to enjoy an alternative menu followed by speeches celebrating the land. Speaker will include the renowned food writer Joanna Blythman.


Burns Night SupperWhiski Rooms, Edinburgh (£35 pp)

The Whiski Rooms are holding a fun and traditional Burns Night Supper this January 25th at 7pm. Celebrate Burns in style with bagpipes, speeches, haggis and of course a tasty selection of whisky in the stunning world heritage location that is the Whiski Rooms. 


Burns Supper with Innis & Gunn, Angels and Bagpipes, Edinburgh (£40 pp)

Celebrate Burns night in the heart of the Royal mile. Angels with Bagpipes is working with Scotland’s best-loved independent brewer Innis & Gunn to host a traditional Burns supper. The Innis & Gunn Brand Ambassador will introduce the I&G story as well as talking through three of their fantastic oak-aged beers which will accompany a Scottish feast. A piper will set the soundtrack to the evening and there’ll be some wonderful Burns recitations too.


Rabbie Burns, Scottish Poet 1759-1796

Rabbie Burns, Scottish Poet 1759-1796

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4 Responses to “A selection of Burns Suppers in Edinburgh – Friday 25th January”

  1. Simon Walton
    January 22, 2013 at 4:12 pm #

    Nice selection! Holding off until saturday at the Mercat in Haymarket. The Night After Burns Night Burns Night Supper https://www.facebook.com/events/202183536573039/

    • Nadine
      January 23, 2013 at 9:31 am #

      aha, a Night After Burns Night Supper – I like it! :o)

  2. January 24, 2013 at 10:36 pm #

    How I miss Scotland! It was my favorite trip, in 2007, and Edinburgh was a highlight. Have a wonderful and delicious night.

    • Nadine
      January 24, 2013 at 10:47 pm #

      Hi Marisa, and thank you, I’ll be sure to raise a glass to you tomorrow evening!

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