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Bothy Restaurant

#65 of 1,889 Restaurants in Glasgow
Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
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11 Ruthven Lane | West End, Glasgow G12 9BG, Scotland
+44 141 334 4040
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12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
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Glasgow, United Kingdom
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124 reviews
59 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Our staff team had an early Christmas menu. Everybody thought the food was very good. Service was very attentive and helpful. The staff know what they're doing and because of that everything ran very smoothly. The restaurant itself is very nice, a homely place. It's a lot bigger inside than it looks on the outside. I'd been thinking about going... More 

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Thank 40forty
Bothy G, Manager at Bothy Restaurant, responded to this review

Dear 40forty, Thank you so much for your review of The Bothy - we're so pleased that you enjoyed your first visit! Hopefully it won't be the last! We look forward to seeing you again. Kind regards Gemma More 

Cambridge, United Kingdom
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431 reviews
349 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 188 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

We were told about how great this place was and it lived up to the hype. Really quirky little place from the outside and very charming once inside. Nice wine selection (went for the Chablis as well as Malbec), and spoiled for food choices. Started with the skink and then moved on to the duck which was simply lovely. Highly... More 

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Thank foodie_wanderlust
Bothy G, Manager at Bothy Restaurant, responded to this review

Dear foodie_wanderlust, Thank you for taking the time to write such a lovely review for us! We're so pleased that you enjoyed your food - the cullen skink is definitely a winter favourite of ours! We look forward to seeing you again! Kind regards Gemma More 

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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Food was amazing, good range of alcohol products. All the staff were in kilts, fantastic...really good place to eat.

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Thank John L
Bothy G, Manager at Bothy Restaurant, responded to this review

Dear John L, Thank you for your great review of The Bothy - we're so pleased that you enjoyed your visit! We hope to see you again! Kind regards Gemma More 

Kilwinning, United Kingdom
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278 reviews
108 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 73 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great menu, full of choice and all very appealing. Decor is welcoming and cosy especially in the depths of winter. Service and food were very nice indeed. Prices were good for the area we thought.

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Thank AlanT88OWN
Bothy G, Manager at Bothy Restaurant, responded to this review

Dear AlanT88OWN, Thank you for your great review of The Bothy, we're so pleased that you enjoyed your visit! We hope to see you again! Kind Regards Gemma More 

Glasgow, United Kingdom
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19 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We were greeted very quickly and shown to our table. The restaurant was warm and welcoming on what was a bitter cold night. I started with the the pate and oatcakes which was delicious and my husband had the haggis, neeps and tatties minus the creamy whisky sauce. His dish was topped with parsnip crisps and although he does not... More 

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Thank Brenda D
Bothy G, Manager at Bothy Restaurant, responded to this review

Dear Brenda D, Thank you for taking the time to write such a lovely review of The Bothy, we're delighted that you had such a good time with us! We look forward to seeing you again! Kind regards Gemma More 

Manchester, United Kingdom
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10 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A charming Scottish restaurant where the staff all wear kilts and the food is delicious! A twist on traditional Scottish dishes with plenty of choice and a good wine list makes this place perfect for a romantic meal when in Glasgow. All three courses that my husband and I had were delicious and the staff were friendly and discreet. The... More 

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Thank cchignel
Bothy G, Manager at Bothy Restaurant, responded to this review

Dear cchignel, We're so pleased to read that you had such a great visit to The Bothy, thank you so much for taking the time to write such a great review for us! We hope to see you again! Kind regards Gemma More 

Glasgow, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

The food,service and staff at The Bothy are excellent. Will definitely be back. First class,well done.

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Thank bthl152
Bothy G, Manager at Bothy Restaurant, responded to this review

Dear bth152, Thank you for your great review of The Bothy! We're delighted that you enjoyed your visit so much! We look forward to your next visit! Kind regards Gemma More 

London, United Kingdom
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98 reviews
50 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 70 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Bothy was recommended by a local friend and I am happy to say that it did not disappoint. This being my chance to eat as much haggis as possible, I doubled up on a starter (Haggis fritters) and the main course haggis. Best choice ever! The place is so comfortable and so attentive, that it was a pleasure to linger... More 

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Bothy G, Manager at Bothy Restaurant, responded to this review

Dear Leolion13, What a lovely review! Thank you so much for taking the time to post your feedback of The Bothy! It's appreciated by the whole team! Kind regards Gemma More 

Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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19 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We came to the Bothy for graduation dinner. When we arrived was very quiet but took a while to get drinks. Half of our party opted for the set menu and the rest a la carte. When our dishes arrived they looked very nice if not a bit small. Overall the service was good and the atmosphere pleasant. The decor... More 

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Bothy G, Manager at Bothy Restaurant, responded to this review

Dear abreathoffreshattire, Thank you for taking the time to review The Bothy, we're very pleased that you enjoyed the service and atmosphere. Unfortunately in a restaurant setting the formal wear that goes with a traditional kilt isn't suitable for many reasons, we try to our kilts casual and comfortable, safe and practical for all of our staff members! Kind regards... More 

Glasgow, United Kingdom
1 review
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The Bothy has an excellent private room - we found the service excellent and the food very tasty - definitely be back

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Bothy G, Manager at Bothy Restaurant, responded to this review

Dear 604brendan, Thank you for your lovely review! We hope to see you again! Kind regards Gemma More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$19 - $38
Cuisine
European, British, Scottish, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Romantic, Special occasions, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Kids, Families with children, Large groups
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Monday
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Tuesday
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Wednesday
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Thursday
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Friday
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Saturday
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 11 Ruthven Lane | West End, Glasgow G12 9BG, Scotland
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Scotland  >  Glasgow
  • Phone Number: +44 141 334 4040
Description
The Bothy is a unique Scottish restaurant located just off Byres Road in the West End of Glasgow. Experience a return to Scottish home cooking, the traditional way with the likes of haggis, neeps and tatties, grilled Scottish salmon and steak pie amongst others. No matter how stuffed you are you'll not want to miss dessert with dishes such as pistachio creme brulee or mango and raspberry iced parfait to name but a few.The combination of friendly service and a delicious, hearty menu make The Bothy the perfect location for family and friends to enjoy dinner in welcoming, Scottish surroundings. If you are in a group it won't cost a penny more to hire one of the private rooms just for yourselves.Free wifi access is available every day of the week, ideal if you've got a working lunch or just feel like a nosey on Facebook.

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