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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%
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“steak” (17 reviews)
“pancetta” (2 reviews)
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CUISINES
British, Italian
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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LOCATION
2 Bridgend Street, Rothesay PA20 0HU, Scotland
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1 - 10 of 114 reviews

Reviewed 17 May 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 5 weeks ago

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

Reviewed 16 April 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 17 April 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 4 January 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 27 August 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 29 August 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 17 August 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 18 August 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 18 July 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 20 July 2017

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

Reviewed 11 July 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 12 July 2017

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

Reviewed 23 April 2017

We're here for a short holiday and by a very happy accident came upon this cafe. Tim & Ann are the nicest people you'll ever meet. Very welcoming and kind. If you are a Jazz lover, you HAVE to go here!! Tim is a passionate...More

Thank Togair M
Reviewed 20 March 2017

Just moved to Rothesay and this will be one of my regular stops. I had just a sausage slice roll and Coke but well served. Very friendly; had chat with the owners who were also chatting with other customers. Interesting menu which I will be...More

Thank BuddyES
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...More

1  Thank Bikerdave117
busker0, Owner at Brechin's on Bridgend Street, responded to this reviewResponded 28 September 2016

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.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
USD 7 - USD 26
Cuisine
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
Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Business meetings, Child-friendly
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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