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
  • Outdoor Seating
  • 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, 17 January 2020

Our waitress Aria was wonderful.

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Visited On Monday, 13 January 2020

Polite and efficient service Tasty and innovative menu Reasonable prices

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Visited On Saturday, 04 January 2020

I regularly frequent the Botany wether it be for lunch, an evening meal or a couple of pints. Always great service and a good atmosphere.

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Visited On Tuesday, 31 December 2019

The restaurant provided excellent food & service as always.

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Visited On Tuesday, 31 December 2019

Overall nice meal and experience Restaurant was cold though

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Visited On Saturday, 28 December 2019

Amazing restaurant, hidden gem, the head chef is outstanding, his attention to detail is second to none, this beautiful restaurant is our new local! X

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Visited On Thursday, 26 December 2019

A lovely meal, as ever. Superb value for money. Service excellent.? Just a pity there were not more folk there. We will be back !

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Visited On Tuesday, 17 December 2019

15 of us had Christmas lunch excellent value n great food n excellent service

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Visited On Saturday, 14 December 2019

Excellent Xmas lunch food was great and although there was 19 of us service brilliant ! Would definitely recommend !

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Visited On Sunday, 08 December 2019

Very laid back atmosphere, spacious and very clean. Great food and friendly staff.

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Visited On Saturday, 16 November 2019

A lovely brunch, perfect eggs Benedict and delicious coffee

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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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