The Botany

795 Maryhill Road, Glasgow, United Kingdom, G20 7TL
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Food served daily
Monday-Friday 11-10pm
Saturday & Sunday: 10-10pm
Brunch available Sat & Sun from 10-3pm

Facilities
  • 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.

Cuisine: Gastro Pub, British
Dress Code: Smart Casual
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Visited On Friday, 01 November 2019

We were treated very well by the staff. We knew some of the staff from a previous restaurant which made us book. The food was really good, the menu choices were just enough to make selection interesting. We were celebrating an anniversary, and received a glass of bubbly, which was a nice touch. Excellent value for money as well. Congratulations to the owners for a good newish addition to Glasgow's go-to restaurants.

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Visited On Friday, 01 November 2019

First time back since the refurb-was a favourite before but a well judged refit has helped enhance the experience

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Visited On Tuesday, 29 October 2019

Lovely cosy setting food service fab

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Visited On Friday, 25 October 2019

Lovely staff especially Manager..cool environment. Pleasure to have this place on my doorstep

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Visited On Saturday, 19 October 2019

Staff are always lovely. Also really like their own gins they make there always fab. Lovely meal as always.

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Visited On Saturday, 05 October 2019

Over priced and pretentious

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Visited On Thursday, 03 October 2019

This was our first time visiting. Myself and my cousin along with my toddler enjoyed a delicious lunch and felt very welcomed. I’m always very nervous when dining out with my lively 2 year old as he’s always on the go but his excitement wasn’t a problem at all. It was very quiet in the restaurant so that did help. I have already been recommending The Botany to family and friends.

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Visited On Thursday, 26 September 2019

Great pub with lovely staff. I love the cauliflower pakora and lentil Dahl x

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Visited On Friday, 20 September 2019

Unfortunately last night was too noisy with large group of guys 🤦‍♀️ Could hardly talk to my friends. But good food 👍

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Visited On Sunday, 15 September 2019

Great place, but don’t tell everyone. Angus

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Visited On Wednesday, 11 September 2019

Great food, atmosphere and service, a little gem in Maryhill.

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Visited On Saturday, 31 August 2019

Very friendly waitress

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Visited On Saturday, 03 August 2019

Food was fabulous. We’ll definitely be back

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Visited On Friday, 26 July 2019

Great value for money, superb service.

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Visited On Friday, 12 July 2019

Staff very pleasant

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Visited On Monday, 15 July 2019

Always a nice experience. Staff are friendly and efficient, lovely food at good prices.

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Visited On Saturday, 13 July 2019

It’s just a lovely place to be. Good food and friendly staff. Not the most fashionable location but set that aside and go enjoy it!

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Visited On Wednesday, 10 July 2019

Excellent food, service and ambiance! Can’t wait to go back.

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Visited On Sunday, 07 July 2019

Great food, lovely surroundings, good atmosphere, large selection of drinks and cocktails

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Visited On Sunday, 07 July 2019

Lovely place, great food, excellent service! Planning our next visit already!

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Visited On Sunday, 16 June 2019

Great place to pop in for good food and great value

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Visited On Sunday, 16 June 2019

Food was excellent,staff very pleasant, think that veg.should be included in the meal price rather than an extra.

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Visited On Saturday, 15 June 2019

A good experience overall in a surprisiningly nice setting. Wee bitit overpriced for a couple of the dishes we had. Wouldn't stop me going back or recommending though.

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Visited On Wednesday, 12 June 2019

What a lovely dining experience we had, from the warm welcome to paying our bill . Great friendly helpful staff and excellent food right down to the candle on our granddaughters sticky toffee pudding for her birthday . Thank you . Hope to see you again soon .😀😀😀👍

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Visited On Sunday, 09 June 2019

The staff were all really lovely and service was great. I’ll definitely be back.

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