5 places to celebrate Burns night in Dubai
From night brunches to pie pairings…
Homesick Scots, this one’s for you.
If you’re missing annual Burns night celebrations back home, or you’re just looking for an excuse to tuck in to some hearty Scottish food, you’re in the right place. Ahead of the annual Burns night celebrations, we’ve rounded up five Burns night deals happening across the city.
Bread Street Kitchen
This Burns Night, Bread Street Kitchen is inviting guests to raise a glass in celebration of Robert Burns and enjoy a selection of Scottish themed pies from 6pm till 10.30pm. For Dhs130 per person feast on a selection of warming pies including venison and girolle pie served with neeps and tatties and shepherd’s pie with braised lamb, mash and brioche garlic crumbs. Alternatively, diners with a sweet tooth can tuck into the classic Edinburgh fog pie served with a scoop of butterscotch ice cream for Dhs50.
Bread Street Kitchen, Atlantis The Palm, 6pm to 10.30pm, Thursday January 25, Dhs130. Tel: (04) 426 2000 . More info on website
Celebrate Burns Night this Thursday with Reform’s first Burns Night Brunch with a limited-edition Scottish-inspired menu. From 7pm to 10pm, enjoy a three-course brunch with unlimited drinks to the backdrop of some classic Scottish songs. Expect dishes such as a cock-a-leekie soup made with chicken broth, chicken, leeks and barley, haggis fritters served with tangy rhubarb chutney or opt for the Arbroath smokie rarebit served with sourdough toast and a poached egg. Finish off with a clootie dumpling with custard.
Reform, The Lakes, 7pm to 10pm, Thursday January 25, Dhs295. Tel: (04) 454 2638. More info on website
Dhow & Anchor
Dhow & Anchor will be hosting their annual ‘Burns Night Celebrations’ this Thursday. There will be a traditional Scottish Bagpiper to entertain guests, followed by a special Haggis meal: Pan fried scallop, Cullen skink & cauliflower puree, Haggis neeps & tatties, Cranachan paired with some top Scottish whiskey’s.
Dhow & Anchor, Jumeirah Beach Hotel, 7pm onwards, Thursday January 25. Tel: (04) 432 3232. More info on website
Cosy Scottish pub Copper Dog will be hosting an authentic burns night supper this Thursday. It’s a three course set menu, and includes dish like haggis, neeps ‘n’ tatties, smoked haddock with colcannon and finishes off with traditional Scottish dessert, Cranachan.
CopperDog, DoubleTree by Hilton, JBR, 6pm onwards, Thursday January 25 Dhs185. Tel: (04) 559 5355. More info on website
Hilton Dubai Jumeirah
The British Business Group Dubai & Northern Emirates will be hosting a Great British Burns Night celebration in the garden of the Hilton Dubai Jumeirah Hotel this Friday. The party will start at 7.30pm and includes a Scottish haggis dinner, traditional poetry reading, and Ceilidh dancing spurred on by modern rock band Bahookie. The dress code will be shirt & tie/kilt for gents and cocktail dresses for ladies.
Hilton Dubai Jumeirah, The Walk, JBR, 7.30pm to late, Friday January 26, Dhs475. Tel: (04) 397 0303 . More info on website