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Brechin's on Bridgend Street

2 Bridgend Street, Rothesay PA20 0HU, Scotland
+44 1700 502922
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Overview
  • Excellent73%
  • Very good21%
  • Average4%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible0%
Travelers talk about
“bread” (4 reviews)
“salad” (4 reviews)
“beef” (2 reviews)
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CUISINES
British, Italian, Vegetarian Friendly
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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LOCATION
2 Bridgend Street, Rothesay PA20 0HU, Scotland
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We didn't eat here, only stopped in for a coffee (which was lovely) but ended up having a great chat about music with the proprietor, who is an accomplished, multi-instrument-playing musician. Really enjoyed our chat, thank you very much for that kind sir, and the...More

Thank DizzyFishes
busker0, Owner at Brechin's on Bridgend Street, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you for your review which is much appreciated! Glad you enjoyed your visit and we look forward to seeing you next time you are in Rothesay.

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This place served the best meal we had all week the host was very welcoming and attentive and the ambiance was very relaxing the food was delicious, we look forward to visiting again.

Thank alicetay23
Reviewed July 24, 2018

Yummy food! It's like going to someone's home and having them cook for you! Food is top quality and prepared with care and love. All is cooked to order so if you want fast food, go to Mc.....8-)

Thank Parosgelatogirl
busker0, Owner at Brechin's on Bridgend Street, responded to this reviewResponded July 25, 2018

Many thanks for your review. Great to hear that you enjoyed your meal and we look forward to seeing you next time you arein Rothesay!

Reviewed May 17, 2018 via mobile

Stopped for lunch and we both had the bacon, Brie and cranberry sandwich with some fried potatoes (home fries). Very yummy! The coffee was top notch because it was ground fresh. We chatted a bit with the owner - very friendly. They have some wonderful...More

Thank Kim N
busker0, Owner at Brechin's on Bridgend Street, responded to this reviewResponded May 18, 2018

Thank you both for your review. Nice to meet you and do drop in next time you are in Rothesay.

Reviewed April 16, 2018

I wandered Rothesay looking for a salad for lunch, came across Brechin's by chance and I'm so glad I popped in. A warm and friendly welcome, the Chicken Caesar Salad was freshly prepared and delicious, a wee chat with staff about Bute, it was a...More

Thank JockyB
busker0, Owner at Brechin's on Bridgend Street, responded to this reviewResponded April 17, 2018

Many thanks for your review! We are glad you enjoyed your visit to Brechin's and look forward to seeing you on a future visit to Rothesay.

Reviewed January 4, 2018

Popped into Brechin's for a coffee. We ended up having food as well, as the food they brought out for another table looked and smelled great. I opted for the Ayrshire bacon and egg roll - fantastic. The roll was packed with crispy, tasty Ayrshire...More

Thank IanB472
Reviewed August 27, 2017 via mobile

Tim and Anne greeted us with a very friendly welcome. This café by day, restaurant by night didn't disappoint and the musically themed decor gave us plenty of talking points. The café also doubles as a music shop and Tim, without too much encouragement, entertained...More

Thank Duvetdancer
busker0, Owner at Brechin's on Bridgend Street, responded to this reviewResponded August 29, 2017

Many thanks for your review. It was a pleasure to meet you and we are glad that you enjoyed your visit. We look forward to welcoming you again on your next visit to Rothesay.

Reviewed August 17, 2017 via mobile

Cosy and friendly atmosphere. We wanted to try some food but we were too late. We were there for over half an hour chatting with the owner. So I asked him to take some pictures of the place so we could share with the tourists.

Thank Di M
busker0, Owner at Brechin's on Bridgend Street, responded to this reviewResponded August 18, 2017

Many thanks for your kind review. Sorry that we had sold out of the food items that you asked for. We hope you enjoyed your visit to Rothesay and we look forward to seeing you on your next visit

Reviewed July 18, 2017

We arrived in Rothesay along with the rain, so after touring the castle, we looked for a place for lunch. How fortunate that we walked into Brechin's! I had the best hamburger I've ever, EVER had -- local Isle of Bute beef. I'm not sure...More

Thank kwm762015
busker0, Owner at Brechin's on Bridgend Street, responded to this reviewResponded July 20, 2017

Many thanks for your positive reviews and we look forward to seeing you again.

Reviewed July 11, 2017 via mobile

We visited Brechins on a sunny Saturday evening in Rothesay and we enjoyed every minute of our visit. The restaurant is small, cosy, and has so much character. It's a lovely place to spend a couple of hours. We had three courses, delicious salads of...More

Thank nonyshaw
busker0, Owner at Brechin's on Bridgend Street, responded to this reviewResponded July 12, 2017

Thank you for your kind words and we look forward to seeing you on your next visit.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
$7 - $26
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Romantic, Special occasions, Families with children, Business meetings, Local cuisine
Open Hours
Tuesday
10:30 AM - 2:30 PM
Wednesday
10:30 AM - 2:30 PM
Thursday
10:30 AM - 2:30 PM
Friday
10:30 AM - 2:30 PM
Saturday
10:30 AM - 2:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2 Bridgend Street, Rothesay PA20 0HU, Scotland
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Scotland  >  Argyll and Bute  >  Isle of Bute  >  Rothesay
  • Phone Number: +44 1700 502922
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Description
Opened in 2004, Brechin's On Bridgend Street serves excellent meals using quality local ingredients. We serve home made desserts and daily home baking, plus a range of coffee, tea and good quality wines by the glass and the bottle. We offer themed music events with meals at lunchtimes and evenings. Check our web site for details. Our musical instrument and accessory business, Gypsy Guitars, also display instruments and useful accessories for the guitarists amongst you. We also have a mail order business if you cannot drop in to see us!
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