Celebrate the life and works of Scottish legend, Robert Burns with decadent, traditional and contemporary feasts and whisky cocktails, from the award-winning1 single malt Scotch whisky, ABERFELDY. Partnering with chefs and bartenders across London, ABERFELDY Burns Night experiences will be found at the home of the ‘best steak in London’, Smith & Wollensky, the adventurous Mr Fogg’s Society of Exploration, the ever-elegant No. Fifty Cheyne and Scottish restaurant, Boisdale Belgravia and Canary Wharf.
BURNS NIGHT FEAST AT SMITH & WOLLENSKY
Great American steakhouse, Smith & Wollensky, and ABERFELDY are hosting a Burns Night feast to behold on 25th January. The evening will begin with a dram of ABERFELDY 12 Year Old single malt scotch whisky and world-renowned Macsween Haggis, with neeps and tatties and a red wine jus. A Scottish fillet of beef will follow, before a delectable Scottish dessert, Cranachan, a delightful mix of cream, whisky, raspberry and oats, and an ABERFELDY Highland Coffee, where ABERFELDY’s signature honey notes compliment the bitter backbone of coffee creating the perfect post meal cocktail.
The Smith & Wollensky and ABERFELDY Burns Night menu will include the traditional ‘Address to a Haggis’, and will be available for £85 per person. To book, please call 020 7321 6007 or visit Smith & Wollensky.
WHISKY TASTING AND BURNS NIGHT MENU AT No. FIFTY CHEYNE
Scotland’s National Bard, Robert Burns – or Rabbie as he is known to Scots speakers -will be celebrated in style at No. Fifty Cheyne on 25th January, with an extravagant five course set menu and whisky tasting flight. Dishes will include, roasted Scottish langoustines with truffle puree and squid ink; loin of venison carpaccio; traditional haggis with neeps and tatties; a rolled saddle of lamb, and a shortbread Cranachan with raspberries and an ABERFELDY 12 Year Old jelly.
Guests can also explore ABERFELDY, with a whisky flight featuring The Golden Dram’s signature ABERFELDY 12 Year Old with notes of honey and spice, ABERFELDY 16 Year Old with notes of honey and butterscotch and ABERFELDY 21 Year Old with notes of honey, peach and smoke.
The Burns Night menu will be available on 25th January for £125 per person including a complimentary dram of ABERFELDY 12 Year Old. To book, please visit No. Fifty Cheyne.
SCOTTISH SIPS AT MR FOGG’S SOCIETY OF EXPLORATION
Mr Fogg’s Society of Exploration was founded by Phileas J. Fogg for his fellow explorers to enjoy a tipple or two and tell tales of adventure. Embracing this, the team take an intrepid and experimental approach to creating cocktails.
Celebrate Burns Night this year with a taste of adventure with one of Mr Fogg’s three limited edition cocktails, where the honeyed notes of ABERFELDY 12 Year Old are elevated with classic Scottish flavours and ingredients.
The Burns Night cocktail menu has a libation for every adventurous voyager. From the Burns and the Bees – a mix of ABERFELDY 12 Year Old, spiced oat milk, honey and walnut bitters, served with an oat tuile; to the Sae the Lord Be Thankit – ABERFELDY 12 Year Old combined with cold brew Lady Grey tea, shortbread syrup and rhubarb bitters; and the Golden Ratio – a blend of tablet-washed ABERFELDY 12 Year Old, Moët & Chandon Impérial Blanc N.V. Champagne and orange bitters.
Banish the January blues and soak up the spirit and adventure of the great writer on 25th January from 7pm with cocktails and a traditional bagpiper and haggis. The explorative ABERFELDY Scottish menu will be available at Mr Fogg’s Society of Exploration between 25th and 30thJanuary, from £14 to £17.
SCOTTISH CELEBRATIONS AT BOISDALE BELGRAVIA AND CANARY WHARF
Embrace traditions this Burns Night at Boisdale Belgravia and Boisdale Canary Wharf, where Scottish ingredients will be showcased in a selection of delicious dishes, including a pressed terrine of Highland pheasant rabbit and ham hock to start; roast Dumfrieshire Blackface Haggis with mashed potatoes and bashed neeps served with a noggin of ABERFELDY 12 Year Old; and an Iced Cranachan Parfait served with whisky marinated raspberries to finish. To drink, recommended drams include ABERFELDY 16 and 21 Year Old; and the ABERFELDY Old Fashioned. In true Boisdale fashion, each evening will be host to a Burns Night Piper and a musical performer – from Abba Mania to Nicola Emmanuelle, or the Definitive Rat Pack.
The full Boisdale Burns Night menu is available at Boisdale Belgravia and Boisdale Canary Wharf from 24th to 29th January, from £79 per person and £69 per person respectively. To view the performance listings and book, please visit Boisdale.
CONTINUE THE BURNS NIGHT FESTIVITIES AT THE CADOGAN ARMS
The Cadogan Arms will be celebrating the best of Scottish produce and tradition with ABERFELDY for this year’s Burns Night. To mark the big day, a set menu will feature a Highland venison haunch and rack with a haggis bonbon, neeps and tatties and a redcurrant and ABERFELDY 16 Year Old sauce,
followed by a classic Cranachan for dessert. Begin the evening with a Forced Rhubarb Cranachan Sour, a cocktail twist on the classic desert with ABERFELDY 12 Year Old, forced rhubarb, oat milk and lemon. A bagpiper will be on hand to supply the Scottish vibes and present the traditional ‘Address to a Haggis’ poem. Enthusiasts can keep the celebrations going all week as an exclusive ABERFELDY cocktail and neeps and tatties will be on offer in the bar and dining room from 24th to 30th of January.
The Cadogan Arms’ four course Burns Night dinner is £80 per person, or £100 including the Forced Rhubarb Cranachan Sour and a whisky pairing with each course. To book a table, visit The Cadogan Arms.
SCOTTISH CELEBRATION WITH SITWELL’S SUPPER CLUB
One of the UK’s best-known dining experiences, The Sitwell Supper Club, is back in January 2022 with a Burn’s Night special. Teaming up with the legendary restaurateur and founder of Boisdale, Ranald Macdonald, William Sitwell’s supper club will celebrate the Scottish Bard, Robert Burns, with a feast of Scottish delicacies. The Sitwell Supper Club menu includes Dunkeld smoked salmon; and Haggis with neeps and tatties paired perfectly with ABERFELDY 12 Year Old. To finish, a Scottish tart with a dram of ABERFELDY 16 Year Old; and a wide selection of fine Scottish chesses with oatcakes and chutney.
The Sitwell Supper Club: Aberfeldy Burns Night by Boisdale of Belgravia will take place on Saturday 22 January at Rook’s Nest Farm, Somerset, for £70 per person. Tickets can be purchased via Eventbrite.
How to Make the Aberfeldy Golden Hot Toddy
Golden Hot Toddy
- 50 ml ABERFELDY 12 Year Old
- 15 ml Local honey syrup*
- 20 ml Lemon juice
- Spice mix
- Hot water to top
- Garnish: Cinnamon stick and lemon wheel
- Combine ABERFELDY 12 Year Old, honey syrup, hot water, lemon juice and spices in a heatproof toddy glass or mug
- Stir gently until completely combined
- Garnish with a cinnamon stick and lemon wheel