Reviews

A few of the articles and vibes in the press that have appeared. We’ve only put the good ones in. Click on the headings for further reading.

Best of Boston 2014

The Haven won Best Bar in Jamaica Plain in the 2014 Boston Magazine awards. What better way to start our FIFTH year! A big thank you to Boston magazine for recognizing us and to all of Jamaica Plain and the Scottish diaspora for supporting us!

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Moms Love The Haven

Moms love The Haven “A pub is no place for kids, right? But if it’s a truly European pub, it certainly is! And the Haven is truly Scottish to its core. Owner Jason Waddleton greets guests at the door donning a kilt every night, and as a proud father himself, he takes special care of […]

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Zagat – Brunch

http://www.zagat.com/b/boston/the-best-under-the-radar-brunches-in-boston#3 ZAGAT REVIEW 03.25.14 The Haven Why it’s great: The cozy, authentic Scottish restaurant doesn’t ride on PR-driven buzz, but on the word of mouth that results from serving hearty yet refined Alba comfort food and a strong selection of interesting native craft beers. Must order: Start with a Scotch Egg ($7) hard-boiled and wrapped in crispy […]

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Haggis in the press!

Post by The Haven JP.

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BOSTON Magaazine – Vocab Lesson: Irn-Bru, Scotland’s Favorite Soda

FERNET BRU at The Haven. As featured in May 2013 BOSTON Magazine. With the exception of the Middle East (which adores Pepsi) and North Korea/Cuba (trade embargoed!), there’s only one country in the world where a local soda rivals the sales of Coca-Cola: Scotland. There, in the land of whiskey, the Scots instead mainline Irn-Bru, […]

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Improper Bostonian 2013

NEIGHBORHOODS – JAMAICA PLAIN The Haven Root for the Hibbies (the Hibernian soccer team), down a leann fraoich (heather ale), or quaff one of two dozen Scottish beers (who knew?) as you tackle the haggis. With clan maps and tourist posters on the wall, the Haven’s ethnic bent is hard to miss. Boston’s only Scottish […]

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BEST BAR IN BOSTON NOMINATION 2013

You can vote for us each and every day!!!!

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Eater Boston – Jenny loves The Haven Burger.

COMEDIAN CONFIDENTIAL Where Local Comic Jenny Zigrino Likes to Eat Tuesday, January 22, 2013, by Aaron Kagan “I take my food very seriously. I’m a serious comedian when it comes to food,” says local comic Jenny Zigrino. And so, welcome back to Comedian Confidential, in which Boston comedians share recommendations for their favorite bars and restaurants. Where do […]

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THE HAVEN IN THE WEEKLY DIG JAN 2012- BURNS SUPPER

THIS COURTESY OF THE WEEKLY DIG HONEST PINT: BURNS NIGHT Posted on January 16, 2013 by HEATHER VANDENENGEL Email It starts with a sword dance, involves reading an epic poem to a dish of heart, liver, and lungs, and is capped off with a jolly sing-a-long. It’s Burns Night, the Scottish holiday that will carry away any winter doldrums […]

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BRUNCH AT THE HAVEN ROCKS!!

We missed this earlier in the year but EATER put us on their Top Ten Brunch map in Boston. That is praise indeed. Up there with the Best of the Rest! You can click the link and read it on EATER (a fantastic resource) or just read on below. http://ow.ly/gUES2 Welcome to Eater Boston’s first […]

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