The Bonnie Badger has become a destination for enjoying truly exceptional experiences, from foraging trips to wine dinners, insightful workshops from florals to gin tasting, to literary dinners with authors including the legendary Ian Rankin.
The Gullane Food & Drink Festival
This April, we’ve joined together with local suppliers and the inspiring community behind The Gullane Food & Drink Festival, to offer our guests a trio of unique food and drink experiences.
The Gullane Food & Drink Festival Specials
From Monday 10th April – Sunday 16th April, guests will be able to enjoy a collection of Festival Specials in our restaurant, The Stables. Available throughout the week, the three special dishes will be offered to guests for lunch and for dinner. The dishes will each celebrate the local larder and local East Lothian producers.
Auld Alliance Cheese & Wine Pairing with L’art du Vin
Wednesday 12th April 2023, 7.00pm – 8.30pm
We’re bringing together the best of Scottish cheese, with our favourite French wines to offer guests an inspiring food pairing experience. Guests will gain the expertise of local independent, artisan wine merchant, L’art du Vin as Director Richard Bouglet joins cheese maestro, Matteo Inzaina from Kitchin Group. The duo will share a selection of five carefully paired Scottish cheeses and fine French wines, to deliver a delightful array of flavour combinations.
£40 per person, inclusive of five glasses of French wine served with five Scottish cheeses.
Let the Conversation Be-Gin – Meet The Author of The Scottish Gin Bible, with Fidra Gin
Friday 14th April 2023, 7.00pm – 8.30pm
All you’ve ever wanted to know about Scottish gin, served up with a trio of cocktails showcasing local gin maker, Fidra Gin. We will be joined by gin connoisseur Sean Murphy, author of The Scottish Gin Bible – 100 Great Gins from Scotland, as he shares his expertise on Scottish Gin. Guests will hear Sean’s wise words as they enjoy gin inspired cocktails and canapés in the stylish private dining room at The Bonnie Badger. Owners and founders of local Fidra Gin, Emma Bouglet and Jo Brydie, will join Sean to share their inspiring story, as guests sip on some serves inspired by the local larder.
£40 per person, inclusive of three Fidra Gin cocktails served with carefully matched canapés.
The Bonnie Badger Quiz Nights
Wednesday 29th March 2023 at 7.30pm
Join our Quiz Master Glyn in Broc Bar at 7.30pm, for a fun evening and a chance to test your knowledge. We have a great selection of bar snacks and pub classics to enjoy and a prize for the winning team.
Seasonal Afternoon Tea
Served in The Garden Room daily, 12pm – 4.00pm
A ‘From Nature to Plate’ philosophy is evident in the Afternoon Tea Menu which changes daily, aligned with the Scottish seasons.