If you told us that The Haven was an actual Scottish pub that was air-lifted to JP directly from the moors outside St. Andrews, we’d probably believe you (and not just because we don’t have a good grasp on how transatlantic aviation works). It’s a cozy little cabin of a pub with a very Scottish menu (including haggis) and lots of good brown liquor. This place is almost perfect for cooler nights in the fall and winter - the only thing holding it back is that its fireplace burns gas instead of peat.
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