Top Five Burns Night Celebrations 2020

Take a look at our top Burns Night picks for Foodies in Scotland…



Burns Ceilidh Night at Bridge of Orchy Hotel

7pm – 10:30pm, Saturday 25th January

Bridge of Orchy, Argyll, PA36 4AD

Kickstart 2020 in style with a Burns Night Ceilidh at Bridge of Orchy Hotel. For just £25, enjoy a three course traditional Burns supper and dance the evening away with the local ceilidh band. Open to both local and hotel guests, the event also includes a dram to toast the haggis. Entry to the ceilidh dance only costs £10 and children under the age of 12 are free of charge. Rooms starting from £89 per night

The Bridge of Orchy Hotel offers 32 rooms in a cosy four star setting at the gateway to the Scottish Highlands. With a number of Munros on the doorstep, as well as the famous West Highland Way, world-class skiing and mounting biking at Glencoe and white water rafting on the River Orchy, the hotel has become hugely popular with outdoor enthusiasts.

To book the Burns Ceilidh Night, please visit: or call 01838 400 208



A Blazing Burns Night Spectacular at Robert Burns Birthplace Museum

From 7pm, Saturday 25th January

Murdoch’s Lone, Alloway, Ayr, KA7 4PQ

Trace the steps of Burns by visiting the towns and villages of ‘The Shire’ route with The Coig..

Much of his writing was inspired by the people and places of The Shire, with the Burns Birthplace Museum in Alloway a must-see for visitors. On Saturday 25th January, the Burns Birthplace Museum will be hosting a ‘Blazing Burns Night Spectacular’ – complete with ceilidh and fantastic choreographed fire show. The celebrations begin at 7pm with live music, dancing, a fire performance and, of course, haggis, neeps and tatties. £8.50 per child and £12.50 per adult.

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Burns Night Supper and Ceilidhs at The Scottish Cafe and Restaurant, Edinburgh

7pm – midnight, Thursday 23rd, Friday 24th and Saturday 25th January

Scottish National Gallery, The Mound, Edinburgh, EH2 2EL

Back by popular demand, The Scottish Cafe and Restaurant’s Burns Supper and Ceilidh has become a favourite with both locals and visitors to the capital. This year, the celebrations are in full swing for three nights from Thursday 23rd to Saturday 25th January. For just £50, guests can enjoy a three course set menu which includes a nip of whisky to toast the haggis, Ceilidh and piper. Or for £65 per person, enjoy an arrival glass of fizz as well as an additional half bottle of wine with dinner, as well as a small dram, traditional ceilidh and piper. Local ceilidh band, Shenanigans, will be providing the entertainment until midnight.

Owned and operated by Victor and Carina Contini, The Scottish Cafe and Restaurant is situated at the gardens entrance to the Scottish National Gallery. With a commitment to sustainable practices and using only the best suppliers around, the venue is renowned for its fresh and seasonal menus, including breakfast, lunch and afternoon tea.

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‘A Modern Burns Supper by Barry Bryson’ at Waitrose Milngavie

6pm – 9pm, Thursday 23rd January

Glasgow Road, Milngavie, Glasgow, G62 6JP

Cater Edinburgh’s Barry Bryson has been handpicked by Waitrose pop up collaborators, WeFiFo, to host a special Burns-themed Supper Club at its store on Glasgow Road in Milngavie on January 23rd 2020.

Barry’s specially created three-course menu with paired Waitrose wines will feature a warm cock-a-leekie corn fed chicken terrine, fennel oatcakes and chicken broth. The main course will include Macsween haggis, haggis croquettes, clapshot, charred carrot, beetroot granola and jus, before finishing off with Ecclefechan ice cream, cinnamon biscuits and candied fruit.

To book ‘A Modern Burns Supper by Barry Bryson’ at Waitrose in Milngavie, visit:



The Pierhouse Hotel

20th-26th January

Port Appin, Argyll, PA38 4DE

New Head Chef, Michael Leathley, has created a special Burns menu, including grilled langoustine and hazelnut aioli cocktail; baked haggis neeps & tatties (available as a vegan option); and sea buckthorn souffle. The Pierhouse Hotel’s Burns menu is available from 20th-26th January and includes three courses for £28 per person, including a dram.

The Pierhouse Hotel is also offering ‘Wee Winter Breaks’ from £125 per couple, sharing a double room on a bed and breakfast basis until 31st March 2020.

To reserve, call 01631 730 302 or email

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