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Gregor Wood

The Burns Supper is an institution of Scottish life: a night to celebrate the life and works of the national Bard and all things Scottish. Ours is an indulgent affair with fine old Malt Whisky, fine Wine, our proven Scottish dishes, Poetry by our "foolhardy chairman" and our Eastern Shore Piper.

Our "foolhardy chairman" Colin Carr of the past three years is taking time off to finish some historic literary works. We thank him for his wonderful representation of Burns and his works, much appreciated and enjoyed. So who would this Quaich be passed to, hard acts to follow indeed. We scowered the countryside from Benbecula to Melrose and found an excellent candidate  .  .  .  at The Lake of Mentieth, Mr Gregor Wood.

Growing up at Ledard, near The Lake of Mentieth in a farming background Gregor was also a former Royal Military Policeman and served with the armed forces overseas for six years.

He is recognized as one of the finest presenters of Burns poetry and is an expert on Rob Roy and the weapons of the Highland Clans with experience as a re-enactor. He also has extensive experience as an actor and compere. Gregor has a love of Scottish music and plays the Great Highland and Scottish Small Bagpipes.

You can see more of Gregor and his Father at their family Farm Ledard. Gregor's father Fergus plays every Hogmanay at Ian's Lake of Mentieth Hotel.

We are most fortunate to again have piper Randy Welsh who is also involved in The St Andrews Society of The Eastern Shore.

$98 per person excluding tax and gratuity 6.30 pm
Price includes the meal, wines, whisky and entertainment detailed above. Sociable seating at tables of eight and ten
To enjoy this evening to the full we advise you to book your room early

We offer 15% discounts off published room rates for guests attending this event.

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Rabbie Burns Nichts 2020

Rabbie Burns
Last years events were a sell out success, please book early to avoid disapointment.
This menu is subject to confirmation.

Friday 17th January 2020
Saturday 18th January 2020

6.30 pm arrival and Host's Welcome

An introduction to Burns followed by The Selkirk Grace

Cullen Skink Soup
A hearty traditional soup from the town of Cullen in the North East of Scotland
Domaine de Berinier Chardonnay

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Entrance & address to the Haggis toasted with Deanston 18yr Old Malt Whisky

Haggis, Neeps an'Tatties Onion Gravy


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Prime Beef Angus Rib Roast med-rare with seasonal Vegetables and Red Wine Jus
Avalon Cabernet Sauvignon, California. USA.

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Cranachan
An an ancient Scots dessert recipe with Raspberries, Cream, Highland Honey, Whisky and toasted Oatmeal
Served with Bunnahabean Toiteach A Dha Malt Whisky

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Coffee

Piper Randy Welch

Perfomances by our "full hardy Chairman" and much appreciated friend Colin Stuart Carr, joining us from Stirling Castle.

$98 per person for the evening

To enjoy this evening to the full we advise you to book your room early and offer a 15% discount

There is a sponsored Malt Whisky tasting available at the end of the dinner.