Celebrate and enjoy Hogmanay 2018 in style in the fabulous and atmospheric surroundings of the Ship on the Shore, Seafood Restaurant and Champagne Bar. We are offering our delicious menus during the day and in the evening.
A £20.00 deposit (per person) is required for evening reservations and is non-returnable.
What is Hogmanay?
Hogmanay is what we Scots call New Year’s Eve – 31st December – a magical time, the big night that marks the arrival of the new year. It’s origins reach back to the celebration of the winter solstice among the Vikings with wild parties in late December.
An integral part of the Hogmanay partying, which continues very much today, is to welcome friends and strangers, with warm hospitality to wish everyone a Guid New Year. The underlying belief is to clear out the vestiges of the old year, have a clean break and welcome in a young, New Year on a happy note.
Edinburgh’s magical firework display and torchlight procession is reminiscent of the ancient custom at Scottish Hogmanay pagan parties hundreds of years ago.
Hot Shellfish Platter, ideal for two; Whole Scottish Lobster, Crab Claws, Clams, King Scallops, Langoustines & Baked Oysters served on a bed of Shetland Mussels