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Boyd's Jig and Reel

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Certificate of Excellence2015 - 2017 Winner

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Bread Basket
A full basket of fresh baked bread served w/ whipped herb butter.
Seafood Chowder
A delicious chowder made w/ fresh shrimp, scallops, & cream. Served w/ fresh baked artisan bread.
Local Garden Salad
Fresh local greens & vegetables, simply dressed w/ a house made vinaigarette.
Scotch Egg
A traditional scottish dish consisting of a boiled egg wrapped in sausage & fried to a golden brown. Served w/ mixed greens & a house made vinaigarette.
Smoked Salmon
Fresh salmon cured w/ a light smoke. Served w/ cream cheese, red onions, capers, sliced lemon & fresh baked artisan bread.
Ploughman's Lunch
Fresh fruit chutney, roasted nuts & select artisan cheeses. Served w/ or fresh baked irish wheat bread.
Basket of Chips
A basket of fresh cut chips seasoned w/ our special house blend of spices.
Toad in a Hole
Warm sausage wrapped in puff pastry & oven baked. Topped w/ caramelized onions & served w/ spicy colman’s english mustard.
Beef & Ale Pie
A hearty combination of beef, vegetables & traditional scottish ale. Topped w/ crispy puff pastry & baked to a golden brown.
A classic scottish pub dish prepared w/ stewed onions, potatoes, & carrots mixed w/ braised lamb tips. Comfort food.
Macaroni Pie
Topped w/ puff pastry & benton's bacon then baked to perfection.
Chicken & Cider Pie
Roasted chicken, apples, carrots, & onions slow cooked in a crisp cider. Topped w/ puff pastry & oven baked.
Fresh cod, beer battered & deep fried. Served w/ thick cut chips & fresh tartar sauce, both made in house.
Haggis Neeps & Taddys
Highland beef haggis served w/ traditional neeps & taddies & fresh greens. A must for the true scotsman
Pub Steak
A 10oz certified angus sirloin, seasoned to perfection & grilled to order. Served w/ a red wine & mushroom sauce, sautéed vegetables & fresh cut chips.
Highland Burger
A flame‏ grilled 8oz certified angus beef patty, seasoned w/ our house blend of spices & topped w/ red onion, tomato & greens. Served w/ fresh cut chips.
Scones & Ice Cream
Cranberry & raisin scones made from scratch topped w/ a warm walnut toffee sauce. Served w/ vanilla ice cream.
Fried “Mars” Bars
Yes, it’s as good as it sounds.
Sticky Toffee Pudding
A dense cake made w/ sweet dates & topped w/ a warm toffee sauce. A classic dessert! Served w/ vanilla icecream.
Jig and Reel is an authentic Scottish music and Whisky pub, located in the Old City of Knoxville, Tennessee. We are open six days a week serving delicious meals with a focus on friendly Scottish hospitality. Our extensive Scotch selection is one of the best in the world and we now have over 800 whiskies on our full list, any of our knowledgeable bartenders will be happy to recommend something new for you to try. Most days there is almost always something musical happening in the bar, feel free to join in on one of our informal pub sessions or enjoy some of our bigger acts in our laid back event room. It is our goal to preserve our musical history and celebrate the Scottish culture of our ancestors.
$9 - $16
Drinks, Dinner, Late Night
Bar, Pub, Scottish
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Free Off-Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Accepts Credit Cards
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Reviewed December 9, 2018

My husband and I enjoy going to Boyd's Jig and Reel when we visit Knoxville. It is a pleasant walk from the Crowne Plaza where we stay. To say that Boyd's has a large and exceptional selection of Scotch is a gross understatement. The bar...More

Date of visit: January 2018
Thank KathyB7383
Reviewed November 5, 2018

You have to get the fries, with the Guinness gravy and the corned beef - yeah I know it sounds odd... its amazing, However that was our highlight - I had corned beef and cabbage and the cabbage tasted like it was boiled in used...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Sean D
Reviewed October 31, 2018

It's very stylish place with great indoor decoration reminding Scotland. They serve Scottish style food and beer. The food and service was very good. I recommend this place. RomanP

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank romanpiekosz
Reviewed October 15, 2018

I've been a couple of times previously but had not tried the scotch. Our bartender was very knowledgeable and friendly. I tried the Down & Dirty flight and found that I do like some scotches, especially the Lagavulin 16 year old scotch. I also had...More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank bfain
Reviewed October 14, 2018

Very good food and beer, nice bar. Really enjoyed the Scottish music jam session on Thursday night. Don't get to hear that too often and it was a treat. Wait staff was very friendly also.

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank sandersdg
Reviewed October 3, 2018

Yes, the William Wallace burger is all you need to know. It is amazing and the staff here is always fantastic!! Oh and the whisky (whiskey) selection is nothing short of awesome. We have visited many times and plan to go back again.

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank livertucky
Reviewed September 16, 2018 via mobile

So I’m going to chat openly about our adventure last night at Boyds Jig and Reel in downtown Knoxville, TN. Use to love the place till last night. So Dave Edwards has been working 60 hour weeks for months, and I’m in the stage of...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank shellymaconrodgers
Reviewed August 27, 2018

The food is amazing take on some of the most traditional of dishes from Scotland and Ireland, The pub fires with the Guinness gravy were enough to bring you back again, then there is their Bangers and Mash - and the bangers change nightly. I...More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank Vincent R
Reviewed August 24, 2018

We went for a clan gathering so it was a little busier than usual. The staff were working very hard to keep up with us and they did a fine job. The food was great. The music was top notch.

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank letsgothere55
Reviewed July 22, 2018 via mobile

We loved the atmosphere of this cozy pub. Anna the bartender is amazing. We loved talking to her and she’s a very attentive bartender. The steak and ale pie was delicious and the blackberry cider was too...Anna’s suggestion. We stayed long enough to hear some...More

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank kdeanes
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