Chinese New Year 2020: Food, Drink & Entertainment Offers

The List are helping you celebrate Chinese New Year with a range of discounts and offers from some of Edinburgh's best restaurants, bars and entertainment sites.

Edinburgh Dungeon
Valid between Sat 25 Jan - Sat 1 Feb
Experience the ultimate underground immersive journey through Edinburgh’s darkest history! The rat is the symbol of the Dungeon and to celebrate the Chinese Year of the Rat, the Dungeons will give a rat-tastic goodie bag of treats to every student visitor as well as a complimentary Rat-tacino hot drink and a special rate of just £10 entry throughout the festival week.

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Giant Lanterns of China at Edinburgh Zoo
Valid from Wed 8 - Sun 26 Jan (subject to availability)
To mark Chinese New Year and Burns Night, Edinburgh Zoo are offering a 20% discount on tickets to their popular Giant Lights of China light show by using the exclusive offer code LostWorldsCNY.

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Grassmarket, Leith and Stockbridge Markets
Sat 25 Jan, 1 & 8 Feb (Grassmarket and Leith) | Sun 26 Jan, 2 & 9 Feb (Stockbridge)
Stalls at Grassmarket, Leith and Stockbridge Markets are celebrating Chinese New Year by offering tasty discounts and themed menus. A large range of locally produced crafts are also available and the producers will be celebrating themes of China/Scotland as well as the Year of the Rat.

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The Haggis Box
Valid between Fri 24 - Sun 26 Jan
Over the weekend, The Haggis Box will be running a Pay-It-Forward scheme whereby, if patrons buy haggis, neeps and tatties and perform a Burns poem, they will pay forward a haggis meal to someone else in need.

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Hard Rock Cafe
Valid between Thu 23 - Tue 28 Jan (booking essential)
Enjoy Hard Rock’s own version of the Burns Supper with their highly popular Haggis Burger, accompanied by a wee dram for £19.95 (upgrade to Single Malt for £3).

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MacBackpackers
Valid from Mon 20 Jan - Sun 9 Feb
MacBackpackers offers fun-filled, fully guided adventures around Scotland for 18–40-year-olds. Use discount code Radan to save 15% on any tours (that's a rat in Scottish Gaelic).

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Scotch Malt Whisky Society
Valid between Tue 21 - Sat 25 Jan
The Scotch Malt Whisky Society is getting set to welcome in the new year according to the lunar calendar, with the Chinese Year of the Rat. Anyone who buys a dram and shows a copy of the Society’s Chinese New Year promotion in The List Magazine will receive a traditional Chinese red envelope containing a special Society gift.

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The Scotch Whisky Experience
Valid on Sat 25 Jan
Celebrate the birthday of Robert Burns with The Scotch Whisky Experience. On Sat 25 Jan, all those who purchase a morning whisky tour can redeem a free green tea at The McIntyre Gallery bar. A special whisky cocktail will also be designed to celebrate both Chinese New Year and Burns Day, available from the Whisky Bar on Sat 25 Jan. And on the same day, receive a red envelope in the whisky gift shop (with every purchase) containing a lucky coin, whisky cocktail recipe and more.

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The Scottish Cafe & Restaurant
Valid on Thu 23, Fri 24 & Sat 25 Jan
Join this delicious traditional Scottish fayre and dance your socks off with the in-house ceilidh band at the Scottish Cafe & Restaurant. Guests are piped in, arrival drinks can be purchased at the bar and seating will be at shared tables. The £50 per person includes a three-course set menu, nip of whisky with your haggis, piper and ceilidh; £65 per person to include arrival glass of fizz, three-course set menu served with half a bottle of wine, nip of whisky with the haggis, piper and ceilidh.

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Terms & conditions

Offers must be used within the time-frames given above. Further info on discounts can be found in store. The List's usual rules apply.