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Boyd's Jig and Reel

Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
Bar, Pub, Scottish
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101 S Central St, Knoxville, TN 37902-1011
11:00 - 02:30
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Tue - Fri 11:00 - 02:30
Sat - Sun 16:00 - 02:30
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259 reviews
172 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 55 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This was my first visit. We went with some family just to enjoy the appetizers. The fries with gravy and meat was tasty. All the unique Pub appetizers were delicious. The Pub atmosphere is always fun and the service was really good. Will definitely try this again.

Thank Ken K
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45 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 March 2017

Good place to hang and have a beer. but the food was mediocre to poor. Good service and lots of whiskey and beer selections. Not so much on the wine (Rex Goliath is their single offering). My chicken pie was low on chicken, maybe a couple of ounces. The wife's fish and chips (normally a Scottish pub standard) was heavily... More 

Thank Imom007
Knoxville, Tennessee
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43 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 March 2017

Although the menu is small, it's got each item done wonderfully! We go regularly, and the fish and chips are always tasty, hot and it's a large portion. The chips are more American fries, but still have a great seasoning on them. The Scotch eggs are either hot or cold, and very nice. They serve traditional English fare. The chicken... More 

Thank Maclebon M
Knoxville, Tennessee
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 23 February 2017 via mobile

Nice beer selection and they have a separate book for the scotch selections. Pub fries were fabulous! Had the corn beef and cabbage sandwich which was so tender. Should have ordered a different side as it comes with fries. Our server was very helpful in recommendations. Thursday's are open Jam night so you also get some wonderful music. Ended with... More 

Thank Jowen19
Knoxville, Tennessee
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56 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 February 2017

We have visited Boyd's on a weeknight and on the weekend. We found the atmosphere good no matter when you stop by. They have a great variety of beers, ciders, and wines. The food is delicious. On Tuesday nights, they have a night for any musician to stop in and jam together. We have heard some great jam sessions there.The... More 

Thank slynetlewis
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14 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 29 January 2017 via mobile

I'm in Knoxville roughly every two weeks and this is our go to spot. The fish and chips are amazing and I've found many new favorites with their specials.

Thank Jennytheelf
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8 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 January 2017 via mobile

This is one of my favorite whiskey bars! The menu offers 16 pages of Scotch, in addition to a great selection of bourbons and Irish whiskeys. (The pub fries are good too!)

Thank Matthew L
Panajachel, Guatemala
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29 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 January 2017 via mobile

When you step into Jig and Reel you instantly feel at home. No matter what drink you fancy, there's something for everyone. Magners is on tap for the cider lovers, drafts and bottles for the beer crowd, and over 700 whiskies for the whisky-lovers. Thursday's are dram nights - all whiskies are 1/2 the usual pour (1/2 oz each) for... More 

Thank granolabeth
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5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 28 December 2016 via mobile

Our daughter and son-in-law were in town for Christmas and since his last name is Boyd we had to bring them here. Authentic Scottish dishes and Awesome Scotch. Great music too!

Thank Pam D
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70 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 December 2016

OMG.. Best selection of Scotch in Knoxville. Great food and friendly establishment. But SCOTCH!!! check out the flights. Amazingly good varieties and well versed servers to help your experience.

Thank Doug S

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Bar, Pub, Scottish
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Television, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Groups, Bar Scene
Open Hours
16:00 - 02:30
11:00 - 02:30
11:00 - 02:30
11:00 - 02:30
11:00 - 02:30
16:00 - 02:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 101 S Central St, Knoxville, TN 37902-1011
  • Location: United States  >  Tennessee (TN)  >  Knoxville
  • Phone Number: 18652477066

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