Where to Celebrate Burns Night in London 2024

Discover the best places to celebrate Burns Night with tipples, haggis and tatties aplenty...

Dinner at Ham Yard with Bruichladdich Distillery

The evening begins with a canapé and cocktail reception before sitting down for a five-course Scottish inspired feast paired with a selection of whiskies. Hosted at Ham Yard with Islay based whisky distillery Bruichladdich, learn all about Scottish whisky and discover the nuances between five very different, and special bottles. Executive Chef Jamie Atkinson’s menu features Loch Fyne smoked salmon and Haggis, neeps and tatties, before tucking into the main event of Venison Wellington. For dessert there’s a Burnt orange brûlée and the dinner will finish with a cheese course, Strathdon Blue from Tain, paired with a peaty whisky. Tickets are priced at £100 per person. 

Burns Night Menu at Langan's

On the 25th January, indulge in Langan’s bespoke Burns Night Menu (£95). Upon arrival, receive a complimentary glass of Johnnie Walker Blue Label, which can be paired with canapes or starters of Scottish whiskey cured salmon, cock a leekie terrine, or beetroot salad. Follow this with classic Scottish mains such as Haggis, Neeps & Tatties, braised venison haunch or mushroom galette. To conclude an evening of poignant recitals and serenading music, indulge with Cranachan, Tipsy Laird or a cheese board. For the ultimate end to the feast, there will be a deep-fried Mars bar. 

Burns Night at Bentley’s Oyster Bar & Grill

Chef Richard Corrigan and the Bentley’s Oyster Bar team in Piccadilly will pay homage to their fellow celts. Experience a range of specials, including Cullen skink, roasted Orkney scallops, Highland venison loin paired with haggis, 'neeps and tatties,' and a Tipsy Laird Trifle to conclude the meal. These specials debut on 22 January, and guests can enjoy Bentley’s resident piper ‘Address to the Haggis' on Burns Night itself. Of course, a large array of Scotch will be featured on the menu to complement the celebration.

Burns Night at The Cadogan Arms

Thursday 25th January sees the annual celebration of Burns Night at The Cadogan Arms, in Chelsea. Expect a three-course traditional Scottish menu in partnership with Aberfeldy Whisky. Embracing the spirit of the occasion there's a live bagpiper and a traditional recitation of Burns’ famous poem ‘Address to a Haggis’. The set menu includes a whisky cured smoked Scottish salmon served with apple, mustard cream, and beremeal bannock, followed by Venison and Haggis Wellington plated with spiced red cabbage and cranberry & 70% chocolate sauce. Priced at £75 per person for the three-course menu. 

Quo Vadis

Quo Vadis has announced the Quo Vadis & Friends 2024 part one line up. The series sees chef patron, Jeremy Lee, invite his friends from some of the most exciting kitchens in London and further afield, to come and cook on the second floor of the Quo Vadis club. For the first event of the 2024 series, London’s favourite flatbread fiddlers, Black Axe Mangal return to the stoves at Quo Vadis for an alternative Burns Night feast (on January 24) with Quo Vadis’ very own Scottish bard, Jeremy. We can confirm that there will be haggis, neeps, tatties and bagpiping involved. Priced at £65.


Celebrating the life and work of Scotland’s national poet, Carousel is hosting Tomás Gormley of Michelin starred restaurant Heron and the newly opened Skua. Tomás is cooking on 26th with a taste of what the new restaurant is all about. Set in a moody candlelit basement in Edinburgh’s Stockbridge, Skua - has a more casual, wine bar-style vibe, with a menu of small, seasonal plates whilst still showcasing the very best local Scottish produce. Think ‘Hand-Dived Orkney Scallops, Maitake, XO, Roe’; ‘St. Bride’s Duck Leg, Umeboshi, Chicory’; and ‘Turbot, Dashi Beurre Blanc, Sea Herbs’. 


For homesick Scots and curious Sassenachs who can’t get north of the border for Burns Night, there’s only one place to address the haggis and that’s at Boisdale, Scotland’s unofficial embassy in London. Traditional Burns Night Dinner will be served at both Boisdale sites: Belgravia and Canary Wharf venues from January 23rd onwards. Be transported deep into the Scottish Highlands with a resplendent feast, including Orkney salmon, Scot­tish pheas­ant and Aberdeen­shire dry-aged beef fil­let, and of course the star attrac­tion, Dum­friesshire Black­face haggis with bashed neeps & tatties and served with a noggin of whisky. Whiskey will flow, and there will be a piper and an address to the haggis as well. Each night will feature live music and entertainment. Tickets from £89.

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"But we hae meat and we can eat, And sae the Lord be thankit." For homesick Scots and curious Sassenachs...