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$7 - $27
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Italian, British
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Vegetarian Friendly
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Reviewed October 11, 2020

We came across this brasserie whilst in Rothesay and boy we are so glad we did. We got tea for two and fruit scones,jam and clotted cream...the tea was a large tea pot and the scones were home made and I can honestly say they...were the best scones we have ever tasted. Tim was so friendly and we had a good chat with him. Two elderly ladies came in and we recommended the scones to them and they were delighted with them too. Inside was spotless and music sheets on the wall were very interesting. Very reasonable priced too. If we come to Rothesay we will definitely visit here again. Thank-you Tim and Ann for your lovely service 😀More

Date of visit: September 2020
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busker0, Owner at Brechin's on Bridgend Street, responded to this reviewResponded October 12, 2020

Thank you for your review. It was nice to meet you and we will forward to seeing you on your next visit to Rothesay.

Reviewed October 30, 2019 via mobile

After arriving off the Ferry we wanted to have a coffee & ended up here.. & it was more then a cup of coffee.. the second we walked through the door we were greeted, the atmosphere was welcoming and cosy, the walls decorated in old...sheet music & posters, I had a latte & my partner a white coffee.. my son had a sparkling mixed orange drink (can not remember the name) but he loved it! I decided I wanted to the soup, & it was lentil.. he was fresh home made & delicious! My partner had a bacon roll & most people would say that they are pretty standard but my partner really loved the roll! Not sure if that was homemade or not but the roll was beautiful! My son had the chocolate fudge brownie.. which was homemade too! & it came with homemade ice cream! (He has the choice or vanilla or plum! He picked vanilla) he ate it within seconds! He said it was the best ice cream & brownie he’s every had! The people who own the cafe were so lovely too! & made the place very welcoming & friendly! Thank you!More

Date of visit: October 2019
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Reviewed October 9, 2019

Brechin's can cater for functions and generally these are of a musical nature and well attended by Tim and his good lady who looks after the kitchen. A few of us 'mature' locals regularly congregate and we regard the Saul's as friends.

Date of visit: October 2019
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busker0, Owner at Brechin's on Bridgend Street, responded to this reviewResponded October 10, 2019

Many thanks for your positive reviewwhich is much appreciated

Reviewed July 19, 2019

We enjoyed our wee lunch at this lovely establishment! The food was tasty and the proprietor was so lovely and welcoming! We will definitely be back!

Date of visit: July 2019
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Reviewed November 21, 2018 via mobile

We visited here yesterday and what a superb find. The food is almost exclusively homemade with produce sourced locally. I had homemade macaroni cheese - absolutely superb. In addition it cane with homemade bread from a local bakery which was light and tasty. My partner...had an oak smoked salmon sandwich with the salmon sourced from a smokery in South Uist. The owner was friendly and charming and spent time with us explaining some of the local attractions. Absolutely first class!More

Date of visit: November 2018
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busker0, Owner at Brechin's on Bridgend Street, responded to this reviewResponded November 22, 2018

Many thanks for your review. It was a pleasure to meet you both and to be able to chat about the Isle of Bute and it's attractions. We look forward to seeing you on a future visit.

Reviewed September 30, 2018

We were looking for somewhere for a light lunch, and how fortunate we were to find Brechin's. Small but with a fantastic ambience, highlighted by the many musical instruments and the vast collection of sheet music displayed around the walls. The menu offers an amazing...choice; every item home made and cooked to order with ingredients sourced locally. Don't expect fast food - if you are in a hurry go somewhere else, but our advice would be to make sure that you have time to relish the atmosphere and enjoy delicious food. The coffee is good as well! Licensed and open Monday to Saturday from 10.30, we wholeheartedly recommend.More

Date of visit: September 2018
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Reviewed August 25, 2018

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...cafe is a great place to sit down for a while and observe the many beautiful musical instruments on display and/or for sale as well and the music memoribilia papering the walls.More

Date of visit: August 2018
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busker0, Owner at Brechin's on Bridgend Street, responded to this reviewResponded August 26, 2018

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 August 19, 2018 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.

Date of visit: August 2018
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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-)

Date of visit: July 2018
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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...memorabilia and sheet music all over and even have some instruments for sale. The owner was telling us that he does repairs and sales online as well, but put a few items in the restaurant as a result of local interest. Very cute place with great food, a little off the beaten path, and totally worth the quick walk.More

Date of visit: May 2018
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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.

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