Gary Maclean’s Oyster and Champagne Bar at Bonnie & Wild

Join Scotland’s National Chef Gary Maclean as he serves you up a platter of fresh Scottish oysters accompanied by a glass of delicious Champagne ... and be in for a chance of winning an amazing VIP dinner cooked by Gary personally!

With fresh oysters supplied by venerable fishmonger Bernard Corrigan paired with Piaff Champagne, Gary Maclean’s Pop-up Champagne and Oyster Bar at Bonnie & Wild is one of the key events of the Edinburgh Seafood Festival, now in its third year.

And as well as shucking oysters, pouring Champagne and chatting all things food, Gary will be signing copies of his latest cookbooks, with every purchase being entered into an exclusive prize draw!

Fresh Scottish Oysters prepared for you by Scotland’s National Chef

Our fresh Scottish oysters are sourced from acclaimed fishmonger Bernard Corrigan and Cumbrae Oysters on Scotland’s west coast, and will come with a choice of tantalising sauces carefully prepared by Gary Maclean. Flavours include Chilli Ginger Dressing, Shallots Sherry Vinegar, Yuzu & Toasted Sesame, Tabasco, and Simple Lemon.

Complete the experience with a glass of bubbly, the perfect accompaniment to a plate of Scottish oysters

The perfect accompaniment to a serving of succulent Scottish oysters, savour this special Piaff Champagne, with both Brut and Rosé available by the glass. Delight in the mastery of Piaff’s bubbly, with flavours of apple and pear, creamy decadent bubbles, and undertones of freshly made brioche in every glass.

Meet the Chef, Buy the Books ... and be in for a chance of winning a VIP dinner prepared by Gary himself!

As Gary shucks and serves up beautiful Scottish oysters from our Dookit bar, guests will be able to buy a copy of the National Chef’s latest two cookbooks, and be entered into an exclusive prize draw to win a VIP private dining experience for six people at Bonnie & Wild, with Gary personally cooking your three-course meal!

Signed copies of Gary’s latest two cookbooks will be available to buy on the day:

Scottish Kitchen, Timeless, Traditional and Contemporary Recipes, With a Forward by Sam Heughan of Outlander; and Scottish Celebrations, Treasured Traditions and Contemporary Recipes from Scotland, With a Forward by Brain Cox of Succession and the Bourne movie franchise.

Save 4th and 5th May in your Diaries!

So whether you’re after a signed copy of Gary’s cookbook or the chance to savour some of the finest oysters accompanied by a glass of Champers, make Bonnie & Wild your prize catch for the Edinburgh Seafood Festival on the 4th and 5th of May.

And remember, every book purchase means you’ll be entered into an exclusive prize draw to win a VIP dinner for six at Bonnie & Wild with Gary doing all the cooking!

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