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Grittleton House to host traditional Burns supper
 Grittleton House to host traditional Burns supper 

On Saturday 27 January 2018, Grittleton House will be hosting its traditional and luxurious Burns supper in celebration of the life and poetic works of Robert Burns. 

Vanessa Shipp, office manager at Grittleton House said: "We pull out all the stops to ensure our Burns Night Supper is the perfect way to celebrate the life of this iconic Scotsman as well as indulge a taste for fine Scottish dining and poetry.”

Based in Wiltshire and set within the glorious, grandiose surroundings of a 17th-century Manor House built in 1660, guests will experience an evening of traditional Scottish music, cuisine and hospitality. 

Vanessa continues “Our dedicated staff at Grittleton House are equipped with the expertise and nous required to host, stage and deliver the perfect event for a Burns Night to remember spent with loved ones."

On arrival, guests will be served the Burns Night themed cocktails and will enjoy a sumptuous traditional Scottish four-course meal, consisting of:

Leek & tattie soup

Haggis neeps and tatties with a dram of Balvenie12

The main course offers a choice of: Roast beef, roast potatoes, red cabbage & green beans or Scottish poached salmon with a thyme butter sauce, roast potatoes, red cabbage & green beans or Caramelised onion confit leek tart with a thyme butter sauce, roast potatoes, red cabbage & green beans.


Coffee & shortbread

The event runs from 7:00pm - 12:30am. Tickets are on sale now and available at a price of £50 per person. Guests will be sharing tables unless booking in groups. Tables for groups of 12 are available at a price of £550, and tables for groups of 10 are available at just £475. 

Guests will be treated to a true Scottish experience and shall be entertained with the performance of traditional Scottish bagpipe music from authentic Scottish Piper, Billy Bagpipes and traditional Scottish dance from Cartwheel Ceilidh, one of the finest professional ceilidh/barn dance bands in the UK. 

The Burns supper evening will be interspersed with traditional recitals, such as the ‘Selkirk Grace’ and ‘Address to the Haggis’. There will also be celebratory toasts to the great man, known as the ‘Immortal Memory’, ‘Address to the Lassies’ and ‘The Reply from the Lassies’. The evening’s celebrations will conclude with dancing to the Cartwheel Ceilidh.

Grittleton House is a glorious venue with more than 30 years' experience of hosting unique, memorable and special events in the luxurious and stunning surroundings of a Jacobean Manor.

Whether it be elegant wedding ceremonies, family or personal celebrations, a Christmas party or corporate events, the team at Grittleton House work closely with their clientele to ensure that each and every occasion is unique, memorable and special. 

Guests can book tickets for the Burns Supper at Grittleton House by calling 01249 782434, email or visit
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