15 Jan 2018
“We ha’e meat, and we can eat, and sa’e let the Lord be thankit.” – Rabbie Burns
A little slice of Scotland will be arriving in the capital this January as select Young’s and Geronimo pubs host highland flings that would make Rabbie Burns proud, complete with Scottish feasts, whisky tastings and traditional bagpipers, plus there’s a free dram of Glenfiddich at your local.
THE VESTRY at FOX & ANCHOR, FARRINGDON – Thursday 25th January
The City’s favourite pub and wine bar, The Fox and Anchor, is throwing open its doors to mark the life of the national bard from 6pm. Get set to delve into a three course Scottish feast (£40) with a whisky of your choice. Kick off the evening with a starter of Haggis bon bons with Iron Brew ketchup followed by slow braised Highland Venison with Skirlie mash; before delving into a sweet treat of raspberry, cardamom & Glenfiddich Cranachan.
THE CASTLE, TOOTING – Tuesday 23rd January
If you’re a lover of the dram, look no further than The Castle who will be offering customers a masterclass in ‘The Art of Blending’. For just £10, whisky experts Chivas Regal will guide you on a journey to discover the heritage and flavour profile of different whiskies before building your own, unique blend to enjoy at home for just £10.
THE DUKE’S HEAD, PUTNEY – Thursday 25th January
Taste traditional Haggis with neeps & tatties and sip smoky whisky alongside other Scottish dishes paired with high-end wines. Whether you’re a gourmand, a new-found food lover, or simply looking for a good time with friends, this is a night well spent!
(Tickets £40 per head and includes a welcome drink, three-course meal with three glasses of high-end paired wine)
THE FENTIMAN ARMS, VAUXHALL – Thursday 25th January
Celebrate the way old Rabbie Burns intended at The Fentiman Arms in Vauxhall, alongside a three-course feast, a welcome whisky-based cocktail and a live bagpipe player for just £35. Dress in your best tartan, and they’ll even throw in a wee dram on the house.
SPRING GROVE, SURREY – Friday 26th January
Dinnae miss the three-course Scottish Burns Feast (£25) at the Spring Grove. Dine on ‘Cock-a-leekie’ consommé with leeks, peppered chicken and pearly barley with sourdough bread, followed by traditional Scottish haggis or Wild Saithe fillet; and finish with the traditional, Cranachan.
If you just fancy a wee taste of the Scottish celebration, from Thursday 25th to Sunday 28th January 2018, all Young’s and Geronimo pubs venues will be offering customers a free dram of Glenfiddich. For those feeling experimental sample the experimental Glenfiddich IPA Experiment, or if you prefer the old classic, enjoy Glenfiddich 12 or 15-Year-old. Simply sign up to Young’s On Tap to claim.
Click here to see what your local pub is doing to celebrate the bard’s birthday before you don your kilt and get ready for a good ol’ Highland fling this Burns Night!
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