Burns Night in Birmingham
It might not be Glasgow, Edinburgh or Aberdeen, but there's no denying that Birmingham has an appetite for Burns Night. Having trumped Scotland's major cities in haggis consumption over recent years, Brum's love of the Bard is only hotting up. From sipping drams in fancy whisky bars and high-energy live music events, to chilled out celebrations in the city's friendliest watering holes, this is your round up for all the Burns Night happenings in Birmingham this year.
The Rectory will be bringing a little extra party to your Burns Night proceedings with drinks, drams, dinner and the chance to scoop a prize if you're crowned Best Dressed. Take a trip down to St Paul's Square where they'll be serving up a delicious Scottish meal with the option to add whisky pairings for just £12.
Hosting a hearty Burns Night banquet, Birmingham's most favoured basement pub will be inviting hungry punters along for several evenings of classic Scottish chow. A three-course meal boasting everything from cullen skink soup and haggis, Bacchus has spared no expense on this Bard worthy collection of grub.
Offering a more lowkey take on the Burns Night celebration, BrewDog are paying tribute to their Scottish heritage with a range of offers that would please the Bard himself. Turn up in a kilt? Free pint of Punk IPA for you. Fancy a dram with your beer? They'll have boilermakers alright. And to top it all off they'll have some special edition haggis burgers on the go.
Edgebaston's High Field pub and hotel is rolling out the tartan carpet for a night of delicious food, single malts and their high-end hospitality. Settle in to their plush dining room and let yourself be looked after this Burns Night with Scottish-inspired specials and plenty of the hard stuff.
Renowned whisky buffs, the team at The Plough are always looking for an excuse to get a bit of a party going, so Burns Night offers the ideal location for a get together with friends and family, and a perfect excuse to sip on a few Scotches from their excellent selection.
Celebrating his birthday, The Garden House are plating up an incredible Burns Night supper in Birmingham to commemorate the life and works of the Scottish poet Robert Burns. Head down on 25th January to tuck in to their four course taster menu of traditional Scottish dishes including Oak-Smoked Scottish Salmon, followed by Haggis, Neeps and Tatties in a Whisky sauce. Mmmm.