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January 13, 2014

Here at 5pm we are gearing up for a special date in every Scottish person’s diary – Burns night.

With less than two weeks to go until we raise a glass to our greatest ever poet, our restaurants are preparing to celebrate The Bard in style.

From celebrity entertainment to chippy haggis suppers, there’s something to suit every taste and budget. Book now to avoid disappointment.

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Guy’s Restaurant are hosting their annual charity Burns Night in aid of the Scottish Cot Death Trust.

As well as raising funds for a worthy cause, guests will feast on a four course dinner with a dram of Auchentoshan whisky to toast the haggis. Included in the cost of the ticket is a half bottle of wine per guest.

Bafta winner Iain Robertson will round up the very best of Scotland’s acting and musical talent to deliver a poetic Burns Night followed by a ceilidh.

Saturday 25th January at at 18:30 for a 19:00 start with carriages at 02:00. Guests will be seated at tables of ten. Tickets are £100 (plus £3 booking fee) or £900 (plus £27 booking fee) for a table for ten guests.


Celebrate Burns night at Arisaig, where hosts actress Joyce Falconer and comedian Bill Barclay will entertain with songs and banter befitting the bard himself.

Guests will also enjoy a delicious 3 course meal with traditional dishes such as Cullen skink, haggis and clootie dumpling featuring on the menu.

Saturday 25th of January at 7pm. Tickets are £55 (plus £1.65 booking fee).

Playfair’s Restaurant, St Andrews

With a four course menu filled with Scotland’s best larder including Cullen skink, pheasant pithivier, tipsy laird and, of course, haggis, enjoy a traditional Burns supper in St Andrews oldest restaurant situated beside the old course.

£25.95 for four courses from the Burns supper menu. Includes a nip of whisky.

Grosvenor Cafe

Ashton Lane’s Grosvenor Cafe is offering a one off menu just for Burns day, filled with Scottish treats such as cock-a-leekie chicken, clootie dumpling, and haggis balls.

£11.95 for two courses or £15.95 for three courses.

The Chippy Doon The Lane

If you consider the national Scottish dish to be a good old fashioned chippy, The Chippy Doon The Lane is offering a Burns Supper with a twist – a haggis supper with a house whisky or red wine.

£7.95 for the Burns haggis supper.

For more Burns supper offers keep checking our 5pm Restaurants page.