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Jan 21, 2008 02:50 PM

Where to find a haggis?

Okay guys, I know this is an odd one but this Friday is Robbie Burns Day. I live in the Beach and am looking for two items: Black pudding and haggis. I know some places in the NorthWest end (that would be Brampton) but really don't want to drive so far during the week. Does anyone know of a Scottish baker or butcher that makes both black pudding and haggis? Hell, either black pudding and haggis! Any suggestions would be appreciated!

Thanks! MLG

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  1. A variety of suggestions were posted on this thread last August. I would guess most of them are still valid.

    1. Alan's Butcher in Whitby (maybe closer than Brampton). My Scottish brother in law served us a lovely haggis from there a couple of years ago. If you don't find anything closer...

      Alans Butcher Shop
      122 Athol St, Whitby, ON L1N, CA

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      1. re: dinin and dishin

        Oh, and I should add that when accompanied with a fine single malt served straight is amazing how good oatmeal in sheep gut tastes. Seriously I was surprised by the whole taste event. I totatlly underestimated it. Ach aey :)

      2. If you're willing to come out to Scarborough, But N' Ben (SW corner of Ellesmere and McCowan) should be able to hook you up with both.

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        1. re: Wahooty

          Also at Ellesmere/McCowan, you can also check out St. Andrew's Fish & Chips for your might even be in the same plaza! Known more for their fish and chips.

          St. Andrews Fish and Chips
          1589 Ellesmere Rd, Toronto, ON M1P2Y3, CA

          1. re: jinxed

            Yeah, they are in the same little strip mall, but the OP asked for a baker/butcher, which is why I didn't mention St. Andrew's. However, if takeout will do, they do, in fact, have both black pudding and haggis on the menu. I can only vouch for the fish & chips, though, which are artery-clogging goodness - haven't tried any of the puddings and such.

        2. In the depths of hell?



          1. I think you may be able to get both at Meat on the Beach. I've bought haggis there before, and I think I've even seen black pudding there on one occasion.