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Burns Night In London 2022
25th January is a special day in the Scottish calendar, as celebrations featuring traditional food and music break out to celebrate the life of the country’s greatest poet; Robert Burns. There’s plenty of traditional suppers to be enjoyed in London too, as restaurants and bars host special one-offs across the city with haggis, whisky, deliveries and everything in between. Check out our shortlist of the best places to celebrate Burns Night in London right here.
On the 25th of January, Archer Street is hosting a brilliant evening in the name of the great Robert Burns. While in the elegant, stylish Soho hangout, indulge in a little whisky tasting followed by an exciting dance class.
Over at Exale Brewery in Walthamstow, they're celebrating the Scottish bard that is the late and great Robert Burns on the 28th of January. Expect Buckie bombs, IRN BRU cocktails, deep-fried mars bars and cracking tunes being spun by DJ GUILTY.
Looking for a Burns Night bash in London? Get ready for beer, whisky and plenty of haggis at BrewDog in Shoreditch. The annual event is sure to be a showstopper and guess what? Wear a kilt, and you'll receive a free Punk IPA.
On Tuesday 25th January, Mayfair's gorgeous Bentley's Oyster Bar & Grill will be welcoming you for four delicious courses. Between Orkney scallops with black pudding and celeriac, and a classic Scottish pudding of whiskey-infused Flummery, this is looking like one of London's best restaurants for Burns Night.
Over at The Sun Tavern in Bethnal Green, you can raise a dram of Benriach whisky paired with haggis bites from Deeney's. Along with live Scottish music, there'll be the iconic Address to the Haggis and themed sips like the Bobby Burns which matches whisky with sweet vermouth and benedictine.
Head to West London's No. Fifty Cheyne on 25th January for an extravagant five-course menu and whisky tasting flights. With dishes like Scottish langoustines with truffle puree and squid alongside shortbread cranachan with raspberries and an Aberfeldy 12-Year-Old jelly, this is one for all you foodies.
One for all you fans of DC Comics, Park Row will be celebrating Bruce Wayne's Scottish heritage with a Burns Night supper on the 25th January. Expect Glenfiddich cocktails, venison tartare, whisky pairings, a ceilidh band, dancing and plenty more.
Chelsea's hottest pub is getting in on the Burns Night action, with a celebration that includes a bagpiper, the traditional address to a haggis, a mouthwatering spread, and cocktails from Aberfeldy whisky. The four-course dinner costs £80 per person, or £100 including a forced rhubarb cranachan sour with whisky pairings.