Food served daily
Saturday & Sunday: 10-10pm
Brunch available Sat & Sun from 10-3pm
- Disabled Access
- Free WiFi
- Outside Seating Area
- Families and Children Welcome
- Dogs Welcome
About The Botany
A new arrival to Maryhill, The Botany is situated on the outskirts of the ever-expanding west end. One of the last remaining building of what was once a bustling high street and old tenement flats The Botany was born from its previous incarnation The Strathmore. Originally a working man’s pub dating back to 1877, the original brickwork still remains but is now accompanied by an enchanting glass house conservatory with an outside terrace. As you sit overlooking beautiful garden surroundings and parkland you will easily forget you are beside the bustle of Maryhill Road.
The name pays homage to a nearby sub-district of Maryhill, possibly so-called as the starting point for prisoners working on the Forth and Clyde canal as they made their journey to Botany Bay. Fear not though! The only journey you will be taking here is one of a mouthwatering culinary experience. The Botany’s name is also a nod to the nearby Botanical Gardens which helped to establish their vision of bringing a fresh, ingredient driven menu to Glasgow’s Maryhill food scene. That same philosophy is applied to their seasonal cocktail menus, extensive wine list, rotating bottle selection, quality gins and whisky.
The eclectic menu hosts a selection of small and large plates to appease every appetite. During the day you can tuck into fresh ciabatta sandwiches, a superfoods salad or the staff’s favourite; smoked chicken tacos. At night you can delve into their large plates section with choices like monkfish curry, pan fried pigeon breast or ribeye steak. There are brunch specials promoted every weekend from 11-3pm.
We had a great evening, from the moment we walked in the door. We’ll be back soon and often!
Had steak and it was cooked absolutely perfect. Service fab and staff very friendly. Defo recommend.
Great meal and great service.
Another brilliant meal in a lovely restaurant.
A very pleasant dining experience prior to The Residents gig at the Oran Mor which is less than ten minutes walk away.
Fantastic food, great service and a relaxed atmosphere...always value for money
Food was good and service staff were friendly. I would come back again to try other dishes.
We very much enjoyed our visit. The food was delicious, the staff were friendly and helpful, and the atmosphere of the restaurant was relaxed with great music being played throughout. Would highly recommend and will definitely be back.
Really enjoyed food and atmosphere. Food quality was excellent and service what you always hope for but rarely get.
Nice atmosphere. Very pleasant staff. Good food. Reasonable price.
Had a lovely steak ,great atmosphere,friendly staff,would really recomend the botany,cosy,comfy,and very friendly 😊
I had monk fish curry, there was 2 pieces of monk fish and one prawn @£15.50! There was 3 of us had the same and we all found the portions were too small. 2 friends had the super salad, with 6 ingredients and 2 of the ingredients were missing! On bring this to the staffs attention, a separate bowl came with one of the missing ingredients, but the other one is still missing! But the atmosphere and the staff were fantastic. I will definitely give it another go. ps I dont like dogs in a restaurant though!!!!
Food was amazing - everybody loved it! Staff are very helpful and polite and kept on top of our drinks bill even after the restaurant got busier. Can't thank you all enough :)
Quick friendly service with well presented food
Excellent value and great pub
Service was a bit slow on Sunday night. Took a while for our food to arrive. Other than that, can’t fault it.
Beautiful setting. Staff really attentative and food was lovely
Enjoyed our lunch. Nice atmosphere n particularly liked the log burner. Food was good. My chicken was very tender. Will definitely be back.
Really liked the botany. Cosy beautiful setting, nice atmosphere, very happy feel because of friendly, observant staff. Will make this our local!
We aways enjoyed our visits to this restaurant when it was the Strathmore so we were delighted to find on our first visit since it became the Botany that the service, food & welcome remain great. Our next visit is already booked!
Excellent service and food lovely surroundings too .. will go back
Really nice place!
Fantastic and friendly staff and I would definitely come here to eat again! Brilliant food and lovely, calming atmosphere, great staff who were always there to help without being intrusive. Thank you!
Really chilled,relaxed atmosphere.Very cosy.Meal was lovely,loved the log burner.Staff was great.x