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6 of the best Champagne dinners

Celebrate a special occasion or just treat yourself to one of these decadent Champagne dinners

Published: June 12, 2017

Champagne is not just for special occasions, why not try a a glass or two with one of these specially-designed bubbly dinners?

Cafe Gandolfi

(64 Albion Street, Glasgow G1 1NY)

Treat yourself this Tuesday with Cafe Gandolfi's special Taittinger Champagne menu. The 6-course menu consists of decadent dishes such as Foie Gras mousse, Vanilla poached lobster and smoked duck and pear - all paired with a selection of Taittinger Champagnes and hosted by Kevin McKee for the famous Champagne family.

The Kilted Lobster

(112 St Stephen St, Edinburgh EH3 5AD)

Celebrate the start of the weekend with a decadent dinner of lobster and champagne at this much-loved restaurant. Or treat yourself to the newly launched Taittinger Thursday Thermador deal, where diners can enjoy  a whole Scottish lobster Thermidor with a glass of Taittinger Nocturne Champagne for only £39 per person.

Serving fresh seafood, the Kilted Lobster’s prides itself on using the best, freshest Scottish ingredients that change with the seasons.

Hotel du Vin

(One Devonshire Gardens, Glasgow G12 0UX)

Champagne dinner Scotland

Picture: Hotel du Vin Glasgow Facebook

One of Glasgow's best known boutique hotels is set to host a Champagne dinner on the 31st August. The meal is in association with Champagne Lombard & Cie, the producer behind the hotel's own label Hotel Du Vin Champagne.

The set menu of canapés followed by four courses, will be matched with four different Lombard & Cie Champagnes.

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Champagne Academy dinner


(The National Museum of Scotland, Chambers Street, Edinburgh EH1 1JF)


Picture: The Champagne Academy

Learn from the experts at this annual Academy dinner. Held on the 29th September in Edinburgh's historical (and beautiful) National Museum of Scotland, tastings will start from 6.45pm and dinner will commence at 8.15pm .

The meal will showcase some of the best Scottish produce alongside matching Champagnes from some known and unknown houses. Be sure to dress up as the event is black tie.


(11 Exchange Pl, Glasgow G1 3AN)

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Few restaurant bars in Glasgow evoke such an image of style and sophistication as Rogano does - a throw back to a much cooler age - it’s the perfect surrounding in which to enjoy the opulence of Champagne and oysters.

Retaining its original 1930s Art Deco interior, along with all the associated elegance, Glasgow’s oldest surviving restaurant offers a dazzling array of different styles of oyster and the cocktails are as good as you’d expect from a venue that began its life in the heyday of mixology.

The Graduation menu, running throughout June and July offers a selection of some of the best dishes, with  a glass of Joseph Perrier Champagne on arrival.

The Ship on the Shore

(24-26 Shore, Edinburgh, EH6 6QN)


Picture: The Ship on the Shore

This wonderful little nautical themed restaurant is something of a feast for the eyes as well as the taste buds, with an interior that will transport you back to the halcyon days of travel by cruise ship.

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The shore-front terrace which sits beside the Water of Leith, is not to be missed on a summer’s day. Their fresh Scottish seafood is delivered daily from local fishmongers and the menu reflects this with a highly recommended section for Crustacea & Molluscs featuring dishes like Loch Creran Champagne Tempura Batter Oysters and the Ship’s famous smokehouse platter. Plus a Glass of House Champagne and Oysters can be enjoyed from £16.00.

Known for cake making, experimental jam recipes, Champagne and gin drinking (and the inability to cook Gnocchi), Rosalind writes for The Scotsman on all things food and drink related as well as hosting Scran, The Scotsman's food and drink podcast.

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