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Bothy Restaurant

) #57 of 1,939 Restaurants in Glasgow $$ - $$$ European, British,
11 Ruthven Lane | West End, Glasgow G12 9BG, Scotland
+44 141 334 4040
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Overview
  • Excellent62%
  • Very good26%
  • Average7%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“haggis” (90 reviews)
“cullen skink” (38 reviews)
“steak” (77 reviews)
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CUISINES
European, British, Scottish, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
RATINGS
Service
Food
Value
Atmosphere
LOCATION
11 Ruthven Lane | West End, Glasgow G12 9BG, Scotland
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Visited this restaurant for the first time last Friday when many of the guests were celebrating university graduations. There was a real buzz in the restaurant and the kilted waiters and waitresses did well to deal with the crowds. Later it was quieter and a...More

Thank Nevisdog
Reviewed 2 days ago

Located in a cute quiet lane off the busy road in the Westend. We enjoyed a three course set lunch menu to celebrate our son's graduation. I chose the fish options. A trio of salmon to start with and a spice-crusted hake, served on pearl...More

Thank Hannelike R
Reviewed 4 days ago

Really would recommend brilliant food in a Scottish atmosphere Very nice place staff excellent also and wear kilts

Thank Scott M
Bothy G, General Manager at Bothy Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Dear Scott M, Thank you for your kind review, delighted you enjoyed please pop in again some time soon! Kind regards, Calum

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Cute little place. Very busy would recommend booking. Service was very friendly and polite. Food was served with a reasonable gap between courses and was amazing. Would definitely return.

Thank Jewel03
Bothy G, General Manager at Bothy Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Dear Jewel03, Many thanks for your kind review, great to read that you enjoyed and we hope to welcome you again soon! Kind regards, Calum

Reviewed 1 week ago

We did a bit of reseach on the web and decided to book this place for lunch for 8 girly friends celebrating my sisters 50th birthday. It was fabulous, we booked the snug for private dinning with a set menu. We all loved the food,...More

Thank Jane P
Bothy G, General Manager at Bothy Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Dear Jane P, Delighted to read that you enjoyed what was a very special occasion! Thank you for choosing us and be sure to stop by again soon... Kind regards, Calum

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Went on Saturday with my husband sat outside as weather was great we ordered drinks and they came quickly we ordered the soup of the day for my husband but I ate most of it absolutely delicious mushroom soup and the smokey bread on the...More

Thank amccurley2017
Bothy G, General Manager at Bothy Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Dear amccurley2017, Thank you for your kind review, delighted you enjoyed and we hope to see you again soon! Kind regards, Calum

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This was my first visit to The Bothy after it was recommended to me by a number of people. The restaurant is really nice on the inside, cosy and a great atmosphere. I had the scallops for starter and was slightly disappointed, lacked flavour and...More

Thank Graces148
Bothy G, General Manager at Bothy Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Dear Graces148, Many thanks for taking the time to post your review, guest feedback is a vital tool in the constant development of our operation and is always greatly appreciated. Delighted you enjoyed the service and your main course, disappointing not so with your starter...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

I went here for my birthday dinner. As always, the food was delicious. Also the staff are excellent and always provide a great service. We will definitely go back.

Thank gbwallis15
Bothy G, General Manager at Bothy Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Dear gbwallis15, Many thanks for your kind review, delighted you enjoyed your birthday meal with us and we hope to see you again soon! Kind regards, Calum

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

visited with an American guest, who loved the fact that all the waiters wore kilts! The food was excellent and the service very friendly too

Thank Greebo1
Bothy G, General Manager at Bothy Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Dear Greebo1, Kilts all the way! Glad you and your guest enjoyed the food and service, hope to welcome you again soon... Kind regards, Calum

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I went with my family because we wanted to eat some Scotish traditional food. It was a fantastic experiece, the food was really tasty and the service was friendly and attentive. The restaurant is very nice and in a good location.

Thank Alicia P
Bothy G, General Manager at Bothy Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Dear Alicia P, Many thanks for your kind review, delighted to read that you enjoyed your meal with us. Hopefully see you again soon! Kind regards, Calum

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Questions & AnswersAsk a question
nikolemcstanley
Hi, What is the maximum number of people that your private room holds?
27 January 2017|
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Response from Haggis125 | Reviewed this property |
We had 22 and we're comfortable
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Klugman
how about the phone number?
4 September 2015|
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Response from lesleydougan | Reviewed this property |
0141 334 4040 Hope you enjoy your meal,whatever you have,there is a good choice.
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Scottishwoman08
Hi - is there parking anywhere close? And how child-friendly is it? Thanks
29 July 2015|
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Response from DougieEdinburgh | Reviewed this property |
Hi Not sure why I have been asked to comment on your question about 1 month after you posted it. I can on,y concur with the above replies. Enjoy
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$19 - US$38
Meals
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Groups, Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 - 23:00
Monday
12:00 - 23:00
Tuesday
12:00 - 23:00
Wednesday
12:00 - 23:00
Thursday
12:00 - 23:00
Friday
12:00 - 23:00
Saturday
12:00 - 23:00
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
  • E-mail
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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