Edinburgh Hogmanay at Johnnie Walker Princes Street

Tickets go on sale tod

Johnnie Walker Princes Street, with its stunning views of Edinburgh Castle, will release tickets for their Edinburgh Hogmanay party at 4 pm today.

Hosted in the venue’s rooftop 1820 Bar, the event will provide revellers with a blend of live entertainment and mouth-watering food and drinks, as well as unrivalled views of the cityscape when the clock strikes midnight.

Looking to visit Johnnie Walker Princes Street? Here is what to expect.

Live music including a DJ set from Turn the Tables and the ultimate vantage point to enjoy the legendary firework display from neighbouring Edinburgh Castle is on the agenda.


As for the food and drink, the team behind the 1820 Bar have a celebratory spread which includes a choice of canapes as well as flavour packed tasting bowls and charcuterie boards, complimented with creative cocktails, highballs and drams. 

The menu includes cocktail “wines” inspired by grape varieties 18 Bar team members love. The “white wine” will mimic refreshing Riesling, slightly off-dry, with great acidity followed by stone fruit. For red, the team has created a Pinotage cocktail which is punchy and full bodied with ripe black fruits and soft tannins.  

Johnnie Walker Edinburgh Hogmanay menu

Canapes

  • Truffle Gougere,wild mushroom
  • Pressed potato terrine, highland beef tartare.

Arrival drinks, choice of

  • Princes Street Highball: JW Black Label – Verjus – Fino Sherry – Velvet Falernum – saline – soda
  • I Don’t Like Whisky: Tanqueray Flor de Sevilla – Rapscallion Burnt Lemon Soda – bitters

Tasting bowls

  • Chicken liver royale, passion fruit, pineapple, roasted coffee
  • Seared seabass, shellfish broth
  • Compote of deer shoulder, artichoke & horseradish
  • Custard tart, honey & lavender redcurrant & hazelnut

Cocktail “wines”, choice of:

  • “White”:Tanqueray Ten, Fino Sherry, Kumquat liqueur
  • “Red”:Johnnie Walker Black Label, Aelder Liqueur, Godello, beetroot

Charcuterie board:

  • Smoked meat and cheese charcuterie board

Digestif dram & Champagne:

  • Johnnie Walker Princes Street Winter Blend
  • Les Parcelles XIV, Pierre Paillard Grand Cru Bouzy, Champagne, France, NV

Rob Maxwell, Head of Johnnie Walker Princes Street, said: Hogmanay is a big night for any bar, but when you’ve got the views that we’re lucky to enjoy from the 1820 Bar roof terrace and the package our team has created, you’ve got something really special on your hands. 2022 feels extra special as Hogmanay celebrations return to Edinburgh after two years, and we’re glad to be playing our part at Johnnie Walker Princes Street.

Tickets are available from 4pm priced at £175pp from: https://bit.ly/3TkAg0S

For more information on Johnnie Walker please visit: www.johnniewalker.com

Emma

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I am Emma and with my husband Mark write Foodie Explorers, which is a food and travel website.

I am a member of the Guild of Food Writers and British Guild of Travel Writers.

We have a wide range of judging experience covering products, hotels and have judged, for example, for Great Taste Awards and Scottish Baker of the Year.

Along the way Mark gained WSET Level 2 in Wine and I have WSET Level 2 in Spirits as well as picking up an award with The Scotsman Food and Drink Awards.    

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