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Whether you are looking for a traditional 3 course dinner, barbeque, buffet or 5 course silver service dinner, Kippilaw can provide it all.

We work closely with some excellent local suppliers and we can provide you with a list of
recommended individuals and businesses that can offer everything you need, from flowers, music, photographers, to transport, ceilidh bands and pipers.
We would also be delighted to make the necessary arrangements on your behalf.

Kippilaw has a beautiful  semi-circular Victorian bar offering a good selection of draught and bottled beers, spirits and liqueurs.
Flexibility is our motto ,so if you have something special in mind you wish, we can offer Specialist Beers to fashionable Cocktails.

Wine & Corkage-Please ask for our wine list.

3 course dinner from - £28 per head

Evening Buffet from £7 per head

Canapes from £5 per head


Sample Menus


Filo of Haggis served with Whisky Cream
Selection of Home-Cooked Breads
Rack of Lamb, With a Parsley & Parmesan Crust, Redcurrant & Mint Gravy

Mint Jelly and Fresh Redcurrant Tartlet, New Potatoes with Butter

Tied Green Beans
Honeyed Carrots
Raspberry Heart Shortcake
Served with Lightly Whipped Double Cream
& Raspberry Sauce
Cafetiere Coffee & Tablet
Crockery is the finest Albalite Alvo Venetia plain white range with stainless steel cutlery. White linen damask napkins and co-ordinating tablecloths.

Price: £45+ VAT


Cream of Carrot, honey & ginger soup
Selection of home cooked breads
Breats of Chicken wrapped in bacon, filled with haggis served with a whisky mushroom cream
New potatoes with parsley butter selection of seasonal vegetables
Chocolate & raspberry roulade served with lightly whipped cream
Cafetiere coffee and mint crisp

Crockery is white, edged with green Zircon on Decade Shapes with stainless steel cutlery. White linen damask tablecloths and quality paper napkins in a colour of your choice.

Price: £33+ VAT


Sample Menus


Selection of Smoked Salmon Savouries
Pesto, Parma Ham and Rocket Rolls
Rare Roast Beef & Horseradish Mini Yorkshires
Cucumber & Smoked Trout Rounds
Pate & Mango Croustade
Prawn & Dill Tartlets
Prawn & Avocado Shots
Haggis Tartlets with Home-Made Whisky Relish
Sticky Honey Sausages
Sundried Tomato, Basil, Olive & Mozzarella Puffs
Melon Wrapped Prosciutto
Asparagus with Gravaldax
Cherry Tomatoes with Spiced Guacamole
Spinach & Ricotta Rolls
Celery with Roquefort
Baby Jacket Potatoes with Cheese & Bacon
Mini Vegetable Kebabs
Goats Cheese Stuffed Cherry Tomatoes
Fig Crostini with Parma Ham & Melted Stilton
Little Gem Cups with Prawn & Mango Salsa
Rainbow Goats Cheese Balls
Pepper Steak Skewars with Bearnaise Sauce
Mini Soup Cups (you name the soup!)
Breast of Duck Served on Noodles with a Rocket & Chilli Dressing
Salmon & Pea Risotto Served with Parmesan Shaving
Salmon & Pesto Wheels
White Dark & Milk Chocolate Strawberries & Physallis
Milk, Dark and White Chocolate Fondue Fountain

Canapes are all individually hand-made, they are served on silver or gold trays with night lights and fresh flowers and are simply stunning. We usually allow 6-7 canapes per guest.

5 canapes £5.00+VAT
6 canapes £6.00+VAT
7 canapes £7.00+VAT
8 canapes £8.00+VAT



The Tweed, alongside the River Nith, can boast the longest season of any Salmon River in this country. The season begins on the 1st of February and runs right through to the 30th of November, with fishing available from Monday through to Saturday (no Sunday fishing). More info.
Rugby 7s was founded in Melrose in 1883. The game of rugby 7s is now played on an international stage from Hong Kong to Scotland and is testimony to its founder in the Scottish Borders town, Ned Haig. More info.
Famous titles include Ivanhoe, Rob Roy, The Lady of The Lake, Waverley, The Heart of Midlothian and The Bride of Lammermoor. More info.
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