Burns Night North East

Where to Celebrate Burns Night in the North East

Embrace the spirit of the Highlands, as the North East revels in the poetic brilliance of Robert Burns with a selection of Burns Night events…

It’s time to embrace Scottish traditions and celebrate the renowned poet Robert Burns with a plethora of dinner events happening across the North East. Each of them with its own spin, the last week of January is bound to be one to remember.

We picked out a selection of events to consider booking for 25 (Burns Night itself) and 26 January…

Burns Night In The Clubhouse, Rockliffe Hall

25 January, from 6 pm

Individual menu prices with an option to upgrade your meal to be accompanied by a Balvenie Whisky flight for £25

Burns Night North East Rockliffe Hall

Pay homage to the legendary Robert Burns at Rockliffe Hall. Taking place at the Clubhouse, the evening promises a special menu of traditional Scottish cuisine. Plus live musical performance by Christy Mcallister, North East-based vocalist and guitarist.

A quick look at the menu suggests a three-course meal with starters of Cullen Skink Soup or Scotch Pie, mains offering the traditional and beloved Haggis Neeps & Tatties and Cranachan to sweeten the deal.

Besides the scrumptious food, Rockliffe Hall’s Burns Night will ensure a memorable experience, whether you choose to spend this day with friends or family. Blending Scottish traditions with the luxury of Rockliffe Hall is a recipe for a distinctive celebration.

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Burns Night Supper, Blackfriars

26 January, from 7 pm


Burns Night North East Blackfriars

Prepare for a night of traditional Burns Night festivities at Blackfriars. Taking place at the Banquet Hall, this supper will include the traditional cutting of the haggis along with a toast and a poem or two to commemorate the occasion.

Savour the flavours of Scotland with a specially curated Burns Night menu featuring classic dishes such as a traditional Cock-a-leekie soup, Haggis, Neeps & Tatties, Cranachan and Cheese. To top it all off, Blackfriars elevates this whole experience with a guided whisky tasting, showcasing a selection of Scotland’s finest malts.

So, don your best attire and secure your spot now!

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Burns Night North East, The Blackbird Ponteland

25 January, from 7 pm


Burns Night North East Lumley Castle

Immerse yourself in the epitome of Scottish celebrations at the Blackbird Ponteland. On the menu? Singing, laughing and, of course, Haggis!

Start the night off with Cock-a-leekie Soup, served with a warm roll, follow it up with Slow Cooked Confit Brisket or traditional Haggis, Neeps & Tatties and finish off with a sweet treat – Iced Honey Parfait. Delicious!

Gather your friends and family and join in on the fun, where the heart of Scotland meets the warmth of the Blackbird’s hospitality.

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Burns Night Dinner, Hotel du Vin

25 January, from 7 pm


Say hello to an evening of poetry, tradition and flavours of Scotland as Hotel du Vin presents a Burns Night Dinner like no other.

Surrounded by the hotel’s sophisticated ambience, take a stroll through Scottish culture with a culinary journey inspired by the poetic traditions of Burns Night. Upon entering you will be greeted by a sumptuous three-course meal, carefully prepared by their team of chefs.

Toast to a night of Scottish elegance!

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Burns Night Supper, The Morritt Hotel

25 January, from 7 pm


Burns Night Supper The Morritt Hotel

The Morritt Hotel, a haven of charm and character, sets the stage for an incredible Burns Night celebration.

From the ceremonial piping in of the haggis to the delectable desserts, their chefs promise an authentic four-course culinary journey that honours the essence of Scotland. After the feast, why not stay the night and revel in the cosy atmosphere of The Morritt Hotel?

Kilts at the ready…

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Burns Night North East, Catterick Golf Club

26 January, from 7 pm


Indulge a delightful Burns Night celebration with a glass of fine wine perfectly paired with a three-course delectable dinner at Catterick Golf Club.

Enjoy a traditional menu with two drinks for toasting as you celebrate the life and works of Robert Burns. The evening will be a love letter to Scotland, a world where good food, music and poetry collide.

Kilts, tartans, and a touch of plaid are warmly encouraged, of course…

Book by calling 01748833268 or email restaurant@catterickgolfclub.co.uk