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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, 15 March 2019

Great service

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Visited On Thursday, 14 March 2019

We had a great evening, from the moment we walked in the door. We’ll be back soon and often!

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Visited On Friday, 01 March 2019

Had steak and it was cooked absolutely perfect. Service fab and staff very friendly. Defo recommend.

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Visited On Wednesday, 27 February 2019

Great meal and great service.

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Visited On Wednesday, 20 February 2019

Another brilliant meal in a lovely restaurant.

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Visited On Wednesday, 06 February 2019

A very pleasant dining experience prior to The Residents gig at the Oran Mor which is less than ten minutes walk away.

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Visited On Monday, 11 February 2019

Fantastic food, great service and a relaxed atmosphere...always value for money

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Visited On Tuesday, 05 February 2019

Food was good and service staff were friendly. I would come back again to try other dishes.

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Visited On Saturday, 02 February 2019

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.

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Visited On Thursday, 31 January 2019

Really enjoyed food and atmosphere. Food quality was excellent and service what you always hope for but rarely get.

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Visited On Thursday, 24 January 2019

Nice atmosphere. Very pleasant staff. Good food. Reasonable price.

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Visited On Wednesday, 16 January 2019

Had a lovely steak ,great atmosphere,friendly staff,would really recomend the botany,cosy,comfy,and very friendly 😊

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Visited On Thursday, 03 January 2019

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!!!!

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Visited On Thursday, 20 December 2018

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 :)

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Visited On Wednesday, 19 December 2018

Quick friendly service with well presented food

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Visited On Wednesday, 05 December 2018

Excellent value and great pub

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Visited On Sunday, 16 December 2018

Service was a bit slow on Sunday night. Took a while for our food to arrive. Other than that, can’t fault it.

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Visited On Friday, 14 December 2018

Beautiful setting. Staff really attentative and food was lovely

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Visited On Wednesday, 28 November 2018

Enjoyed our lunch. Nice atmosphere n particularly liked the log burner. Food was good. My chicken was very tender. Will definitely be back.

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Visited On Saturday, 24 November 2018

Really liked the botany. Cosy beautiful setting, nice atmosphere, very happy feel because of friendly, observant staff. Will make this our local!

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Visited On Wednesday, 21 November 2018

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!

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Visited On Saturday, 10 November 2018

Excellent service and food lovely surroundings too .. will go back

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Visited On Thursday, 08 November 2018

Really nice place!

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Visited On Tuesday, 06 November 2018

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!

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Visited On Wednesday, 31 October 2018

Really chilled,relaxed atmosphere.Very cosy.Meal was lovely,loved the log burner.Staff was great.x

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