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For 2
7:00 PM
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The Haven

557 reviews
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$30 and under
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Top Tags:
  • Neighborhood Gem
  • Casual
  • Great for Lunch
Welcome to New England's only Scottish Restaurant and Bar.
We have a Scottish menu made from scratch with love. A Scotch list of over 30 Single Malts and over 25 Scottish crafts beers - this is a Scottish Imbibers heaven. Expect a warm welcome from Kilt clad staff.
Numerous awards Best of etc...
That's not all....
Look out for FREE live music every Weds, Thurs, Dram Night 9-11pm Friday and Saturday (we offer x4 drams for $25 and talk you through the drams), Scottish Fiddles on Sunday Brunch monthly and a host of special events throughout the year.
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Private dining
Dining Style
Casual Dining
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Scottish, Gastro Pub, Comfort Food
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Hours of operation
Brunch: Saturday: 10:30am - 2:30pm; Sunday: 10:30am - 2:30pm; Lunch: Monday - Friday: 12:00am - 3:00pm, Dinner: Monday - Saturday: 5:30pm - 10:00pm, Sunday: 5:30pm -9:30pm Late Night Menu 10-Midnight
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Phone number
(617) 524-2836
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Payment options
AMEX, Diners Club, Discover, MasterCard, Visa
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Dress code
Casual Dress
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Executive chef
Hughie McChuff
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Catering packages for all your needs. From Pub fare to fine dining. Chef can tailor a menu to suit your budget. In house and off site catering available.
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Cross street
Centre Street
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Parking details
Plentiful on street parking exists on Perkins Street, Centre Street and South Huntington Ave.
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Public transit
The 39# Bus stops at Perkins St/Huntington Ave.
Orange line T stop is Jackson Square with a 4 minute walk up Centre Street.
Green E-line T stop is Heath Street and a four minute walk along South Huntington Ave.
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Music X3 times per week on Weds/Thurs/Fri @ 9.30pm-late NO COVER.
Saturday is "KIlt Night": wear plaid and get a free Deep Fried mars Bar.
Book for an immersive Scottish experience.
Check website for Scottish Brunch w/ Live Fiddles.
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Special events & promotions
Look out for Burn's Suppers in January, St Andrews night celebration, Tartan Week in April as well as a host of other one off culinary events and beer launches.
Most weekends see a UK football game featured during brunch on the bar side of the reastaurant.
Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Cocktails, Entertainment, Fireplace, Full Bar, Late Night, Non-Smoking, View, Weekend Brunch, Wine

Private Dining

The Haven is a unique and affordable option for a birthday, wedding rehearsal dinner, wedding, graduation, business meeting, office party or meet up large or small. We offer free wifi, sound system and projector for your use. We have two rooms for hire. Once for 10-20 people and another 20-40. Alternatively the whole restaurant is available for hire too.

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What 557 People Are Saying
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vipJames (New England)
5.0  Dined 3 days ago

Pot pie and shepherd's pie were awesome, and a great beer list here with a wide variety of Scottish beers and ginger beers.

vipFSP32 (New England)
2.0  Dined on February 9, 2018

They were overbooked so I had to sit on stool at the bar. Not very comfortable. Otherwise OK.

DoctorFate77 (Tampa)
5.0  Dined on January 23, 2018

What else can be said about Scottish perfection that doesn't require a passport and a flight?

OpenTable Diner (New York Area)
5.0  Dined on January 21, 2018

DELICIOUS food & awesome decorations. Service was a bit slow but they were extremely busy.

vipOpenTable Diner (New England)
5.0  Dined on January 14, 2018

Not only was the food fantastic—but the Scottish ambiance was top-notch. They even had live music complete with a fiddler, guitarist, and bag-pipe player! Does it get any better!?

Dee007 (New England)
5.0  Dined on January 14, 2018

Food was great but it would be nice to have some kind of alternative to dairy for the coffee. Had to ditch the coffee I'd ordered and get some green tea. Ambiance is very nice. Love the old wood!

OpenTable Diner (New England)
4.0  Dined on January 13, 2018

We were a little uncertain about some of the unfamiliar Scottish menu offerings, so we played it safe and went with familiar dishes. I can't say enough about the Shepherd's Pie made with lamb. It was so flavorful! We also tried the chicken pot pie, the mussels appetizer, and the butternut squash soup. All were delicious. We tried 2 of the desserts and they were both outstanding as well. Wonderful comfort food on a cold winter's night.

vipOpenTable Diner (New England)
4.0  Dined on January 13, 2018

Love that we have a scottish restaurant in Boston! The haven is a cozy haven from the hectic pace of Boston - we thoroughly enjoyed brunch & look forward to returning for dinner!

vipDelectableDiner (New England)
5.0  Dined on January 12, 2018

Friendly and fun. The salmon was delicious.

vipOpenTable Diner (New England)
5.0  Dined on December 30, 2017

The Haven is a staple for us. Truly a wonderful, hidden gem with the best burger I’ve ever tasted.

OpenTable Diner (New England)
5.0  Dined on December 29, 2017

My wife and I had a great, authentic Scottish meal then we stayed for the dram tasting which was really fun and educational. The wait staff is friendly and the owner is really knowledgeable about scotch. We loved it so much we went back in the morning for an amazing full Scottish breakfast!

Ivan (New England)
5.0  Dined on December 23, 2017

As every time previously, The Haven lived up to highest expectations. The food was excellent and the service was well beyond reproach. All personnel, including Jason, the owner who came to our table for a brief chat, are exceptionally friendly and welcoming. This great spot is perfect for all types of people and everyone is cordially treated. The Haven is definitely a welcome gem in Jamaica Plain!!!

OpenTable Diner (New England)
5.0  Dined on December 8, 2017

Great and local. Recommend highly. Love the vibe and the food

vipPTWithy (New England)
5.0  Dined on December 3, 2017

Great Scotch! They have a great menu of scotches and weekly tastings. Pair that with some traditional and creative Scottish foods and you are in for a fun night.

vipgail (New England)
5.0  Dined on November 26, 2017

Greeted immediately on arrival. Offered a choice of seating. Ordered a cheese plate that is on the dessert menu as a starter. So good! The blue cheese was amazing! Got a salad and the fish supper. Ended up bringing the salad home. Not as crowded as usual which was nice.