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Burns night celebration at Pentland!

Thursday, 25th January 2018


Join us for a fantastic Burns night celebration in January 2018. We’re hosting Pentland’s first ever BYOB Burns supper! There’ll be delicious food, live music, highland dancers and an Address to the Haggis by Bill Torrance. Tickets are selling fast - get in touch to book yours today!

£25 per ticket, which includes a home cooked 3 course meal prepared in our kitchen by the Cafe Panola chefs:


- Cock-a-leekie soup
(vegetarian option available)

- Haggis, neeps & tatties or veggie haggis, neeps & tatties

- Raspberry cranachan shortcake


Doors open at 6.30 to dine at 7pm
*** Tickets are £25 and are on sale now at the Garden Centre or call 0131 440 0895 ***


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Garden Circle Members: Special December Offer

Are you a Garden Cirlcle member? Thinking of signing up? Why not take advantage of our special offer this month?!

Spend £25 or more on Christmas decorations, lights and artificial trees by 24th December and get a voucher for a tea or regular filter coffee and a scone with butter & jam in Cafe Panola worth up to £4.60.

Voucher can be used any weekday in January.

*No upgrades or cash alternatives

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Real Christmas trees

Find your perfect Christmas tree.

We stock beautiful Fraser Firs and Norway spruce potted trees, and Nordman Fir cut trees. All are available at the garden in a range of sizes. 
Our trees are renowned for their quality, and if cared for, will look glorious right through the festive period! 

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Christmas at Café Panola

Christmas wouldn't be Christmas at Pentland Plants without a delicious festive offering in Café Panola. As the perfect accompaniment to all the live music, shopping, festive workshops, Christmas trees and decorations, our talented cafe team will be serving festive goodies throughout December.

Christmas afternoon tea for two

What better way to catch up with family or friends than with one of our freshly prepared Christmas afternoon teas for two. Stocked with sandwiches, mince pies, cinnamon shortbread, mini scones, trifle and pavlovas, they're not to be missed!


Festive Panini

Back by popular demand are our turkey and cranberry Panini’s. Make the most of them whilst they're on the menu - they're guaranteed to make you feel festive and ready for a spot of Christmas shopping.


Seasonal Coffee and hot chocolate

This year we're once again serving seasonal lattes in the cafe. Served in a glass with a dash of flavoured syrup and freshly whipped cream. Choose from eggnog, cinnamon, gingerbread & hazelnut. Orange or chocolate & mint mochas are available too! The perfect winter warmer.

Our Christmas hot chocolates are bound to delight the kids this December. They're Served in a tall glass with freshly whipped cream and a marshmallow snowman!


Home baking

As always, we have a huge selection of festive home baking available every day, prepared in our kitchen by our pastry chef Stephan. A must have accompaniment to go with a cup of tea or coffee!


Traditional Sunday roast (Available every Sunday afternoon)

Our Sunday roasts continue to be a big hit with our customers. Freshly prepared in our kitchen - you can look forward to enjoying a generous portion of roast meat, potatoes, and seasonal vegetables.


Traditional Christmas lunch

From Monday 11th December, traditional Christmas lunches will be available in Cafe Panola. There'll be roast turkey and all the trimmings! Again, it's all home made in our kitchen. Why wait until Christmas day?! : )


For more information about the food we serve in Cafe Panola click here:

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Christmas events at Pentland: Book now!

It's set to be another fantastic festive season at Pentland this year with lots of events planned for all of the family to enjoy! 

Here's a link to everything that's on... find out more information/save the date and MAKE A BOOKING:

- Poinsettia walks: Friday 24th November, 11am & 2pm. Saturday 25th November 2pm

- Wreath Decorating workshop: Thursday 30th November, 11am-12pm

- Real Christmas trees arrive: Friday 1st December

- Poinsettia Christmas tree unveiling: Friday 1st December

- Christmas dog photography sessions: Saturday 2nd December, 9.30am-3pm

- Kids Christmas craft workshop: Wednesday 6th December, 11am-12pm (pre school)

- Wreath decorating workshop: Saturday 9th December, 2-3pm

- Kids Christmas Craft workshop: Saturday 9th December, 11am (6 yrs plus)

- Castaways Carol Singers: Sunday 10th December, 12-2pm

- Donkeys at Pentland: Saturday 9th December– Sunday 18th December

- Midlothian Concert Band: Saturday 16th December, 12-2pm

- In-Chorus Choir: Sunday 17th December, 12-2pm

- Midlothian Band: Saturday 23rd December, 12-2pm

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Pentland Plants Garden Centre
Pentland Mains
EH20 9QG

0131 440 0895 

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Opening hours

Monday - 9am to 5pm
Tuesday - 9am to 5pm
Wednesday - 9am to 5pm
Thursday - 9am to 5pm
Friday - 9am to 5pm

Saturday - 9am - 5pm
Sunday - 10am - 5pm

Christmas Opening Hours:
Closed: Christmas day, Boxing day and New Year's Day

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