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23 Hamilton Road | Glasgow, Rutherglen G73 3DF, Scotland
+44 141 647 0687
10:00 am - 11:00 am
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Tue - Sun 10:00 am - 11:00 am
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28 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

We used to eat here regularly when we stayed close by and the standard was always excellent. We recently returned and the place has had a refurb which adds to its character. The food and service. Still the same. And the value for money awesome. It was a birthday celebration and the teenager who had pasta to start and a... More 

Thank Kelly J
East Kilbride, Glasgow
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7 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Lovely intimate restaurant. Food is excellent and portions are very generous!! Visited last night for the first time and would definitely go back. Our waitress was extremely friendly and helpful. I would highly recommend The Bistro!!!

Thank kmcc1704
Kincraig, United Kingdom
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24 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I had lunch here today with my sister. We both had the minestrone followed by the smoked haddock. Both were excellent. Service was cheerful and efficient, and pricing was very reasonable. I'll be back.

Thank lewisthomson11
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12 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This little Bistro is Rutherglen is out of this world a total hidden gem. I have been twice now and can't wait to go back, after our initial visit I assumed the food standard of service couldn't get any better however I was wrong. The food is freshly prepared and the atmosphere is cosy due to being a family run... More 

Thank MavisBetty89
Glasgow, United Kingdom
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14 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed March 17, 2017 via mobile

Went to the Bistro for my birthday with the family. We had an amazing night. We all got starters. Everyone thoroughly enjoyed their starters especially the pasta Amatriciana. The mains, I got beef stroganoff & I thoroughly enjoyed it. We also got steaks, which were tasty & also the beef short rib was amazing. For such a small restaurant, the... More 

Thank lisalen
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7 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed March 12, 2017

Great to see a wee family business doing so well, using fresh produce. So i ordered the half amatriciana pasta to start pasta was cooked perfectly nice and al dente there was also plenty of it. Everyones starters were also good although the chicken wings were a tad dry & overcooked. So the main i ordered was a 10oz fillet... More 

Thank Paul G
blantyre scotland
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33 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
Reviewed March 12, 2017

Food was outstanding very good choice of dishes we did not have sweet after eating 2 courses but next time will leave room to have one.The service for small place was very good friendly staff who spent time and did not do the usual take orders and run away.Will definitely be back

Thank blantyre5
High Wycombe, United Kingdom
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7 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed March 11, 2017 via mobile

Can't recommend this hidden gem highly enough. Staff were friendly, funny and relaxed, yet professional and helpful and could not do enough to look after the four of us. The food was wonderful and the portion size was just right, however it was the service and welcome that stood out for us. Will definitely return in the near future.

Thank Paul H
Glasgow, United Kingdom
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32 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
Reviewed March 6, 2017

Our family arranged a meal in the Bistro for my birthday. Although it's a small restaurant 16 of us 2 children and a baby were accommodated with ease. Food was delicious. Staff professional & friendly. A most enjoyable evening! Thank you.

Thank Margaret C
Glasgow, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed February 27, 2017 via mobile

Another visit to the Bistro on Sat night with the kids . Really welcoming again and nothing too much trouble. Son 's phone was flat and one of the girls went to her car to get him a charger . Food excellent and served quickly and with a smile . Lamb casserole superb and the pizza was equally good with... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    5 of 5 bubbles
    5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$6 - $13
Italian, Mediterranean, European, British, Scottish, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Buffet, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations, Parking Available
Good for
Local cuisine, Large groups, Romantic, Dining on a budget, Business meetings, Kids, Families with children
Open Hours
10:00 am - 11:00 am
10:00 am - 11:00 am
10:00 am - 11:00 am
10:00 am - 11:00 am
10:00 am - 11:00 am
10:00 am - 11:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 23 Hamilton Road | Glasgow, Rutherglen G73 3DF, Scotland
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Scotland  >  South Lanarkshire  >  Rutherglen
  • Phone Number: +44 141 647 0687
a small family bistro homely food cosy atmosphere does breakfast lunch and dinner

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?