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Brechin's on Bridgend Street

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British, Italian, Scottish
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2 Bridgend Street, Rothesay PA20 0HU, Scotland
+44 1700 502922
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Saturday
Closed
Hours:
Tue - Sat 10:30 - 15:30
Fri - Sat 19:00 - 22:00
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Manchester, United Kingdom
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30 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 September 2016

We found it by accident and were fascinated by this music themed cafe - sheet music and instruments on the walls. Excellent home made food. Friendly and welcoming owners involved in the local music scene. Felt at home and could have stayed for ages. A real delight in every way!

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1 Thank Bikerdave117
busker0, Owner at Brechin's on Bridgend Street, responded to this review

Many thanks for your review and we are pleased that you enjoyed your visit to Brechin's. We look forward to seeing you again on your next visit to Rothesay. More 

hull
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7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 August 2016

The best scone with clotted cream and jam I have ever tasted. Gorgeous home made food. Nice and friendly owners

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1 Thank bronzedhull
busker0, Owner at Brechin's on Bridgend Street, responded to this review

Many thanks for your kind review of your visit to Brechin's. We look forward to seeing you on your next trip to Rothesay. More 

Paisley, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 August 2016

This place was simply define had a scone and it reminded me of my mum's delicious home made and fresh will definitely be vacknfor more

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1 Thank Kevin M
busker0, Owner at Brechin's on Bridgend Street, responded to this review

Many thanks for your kind review of your visit to Brechin's. We look forward to seeing you on your next trip to Rothesay. More 

Kendal, United Kingdom
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25 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 August 2016

Looking for somewhere to eat, we found Brechin's. When we entered we were greeted like friends. The menu offered a good selection, it was difficult to select what to have, the selections we made were delicious. We returned twice more during our holiday, on the days we were in Rothesay. We also recommended it to other people staying in our... More 

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3 Thank judith h
busker0, Owner at Brechin's on Bridgend Street, responded to this review

Many thanks for your kind words and it was a pleasure to meet you. We look forward to seeing you again on your next visit to Rothesay. More 

Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 August 2016

Found this nice little cafe in the centre of the shopping area. Service spot on & reasonable prices.

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1 Thank betsy234
Darlington
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95 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 June 2016

We just walked in late on a Saturday without a booking, no problem, a warm friendly welcome, four other couples eating so nothing to worry about, food was fantastic, we'll cooked and well presented, excellent service, reasonably priced, it was that good, we've booked for Sunday lunch, which is followed by live jazz, what's not to like, give it a... More 

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3 Thank GillianandPaul
busker0, Owner at Brechin's on Bridgend Street, responded to this review

Many thanks for your kind words and it was a pleasure to meet you. We look forward to seeing you again on your next visit to Rothesay. More 

Soenderborg, Denmark
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13 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 June 2016

We did'nt really know what to expect from the Isle of Bute. When we first arrived everything was closed down and the rain was poring down. The next day we found this little pearl, arriving from Denmark and in need of fast Wi-Fi to work on, we really needed a quiet nice cosy place to get coffee and some food,... More 

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Glasgow, United Kingdom
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18 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 June 2016

Hubby and I have eaten and coffeed at Brechins a number of times over the past three years. In fact we wouldn't visit Rothesay without popping in for a snack or lunch. The welcome is warm and personal - how Tim Saul remembers everyone I don't know. The food is delicious and always made fresh to order, and you are... More 

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Glasgow, United Kingdom
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16 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 May 2016

I have lived in Scotland for a year now and this is the best overall meal that I have had. If you go to the Rothesay and don't eat here you are doing yourself a major injustice. I will most definitely be back!!!

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2 Thank jake h
Glasgow, United Kingdom
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43 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 October 2015

We have used Brechin's for more than twelve months and have never been disappointed. Their food is all made to order, is of excellent quality and the staff are genial and efficient. We have held large dinners there, large receptions and a full range of meals, often with musical accompaniment. Easily the best restaurant on Bute.

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3 Thank David M

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$6 - US$25
Cuisine
British, Italian, Scottish
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations, Waitstaff
Good for
Child-friendly, Cheap Eats, Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Business meetings
Open Hours
Tuesday
10:30 - 15:30
Wednesday
10:30 - 15:30
Thursday
10:30 - 15:30
Friday
10:30 - 15:30
19:00 - 22:00
Saturday
10:30 - 15:30
19:00 - 22:00
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
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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Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?