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The Botany

795 Maryhill Road, Glasgow, United Kingdom, G20 7TL
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Opening Information

Food served daily
Monday-Sunday: 11-10pm
Sundays: Brunch specials in addition to our A La Carte menu served from 11-3pm every weekend!

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 Saturday, 15 September 2018

What a wonderful meal in a absolutely beautiful setting , can’t wait to return .

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Visited On Thursday, 13 September 2018

We had a great night in the Botany. The staff were lovely and very attentive. We had a large table and it seems the food went down really well (I would say the only disappointment being the creme brulée which was a bit on the eggy side) The place looks great, the atmosphere was friendly and cosy and the food very nice overall. We'll be back!

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Visited On Friday, 14 September 2018

A slightly limited menu, but I’m assuming that this is because fresh ingredients are used. Food was good (burger and balmoral pie) well cooked (except the broccoli which was hard) and presented. Staff were attentive and pleasant. A good first visit, we’ll be back.

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Visited On Wednesday, 12 September 2018

Botany is a lovely place to meet friends and relax,food is amazing and a great selection of drinks and love the cocktails,would highly recomend.

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Visited On Monday, 27 August 2018

Lovely meal as usual never disappointed

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Visited On Sunday, 26 August 2018

The food was first rate-the crab and chilli linguine was just the right amount of sweetness and heat. Staff were spot on. Cheerful and attentive but not in your face. The music was a bit on the loud side causing the table to shout a bit. A bit chilly as well..maybe time try out the new wood burner?

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Visited On Saturday, 18 August 2018

Great food and smashin selection of beers, Gins and Whiskys.

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Visited On Wednesday, 08 August 2018

Staff very friendly and the meals have been superb.

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Visited On Sunday, 05 August 2018

have been coming here more or less since it opened and only one occasion had a minor problem which was quickly resolved. Food always good choice and quality. Have also recommended to quite a few folk who've come back saying how much they enjoyed the place. Keep up the good work folks.

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Visited On Saturday, 04 August 2018

Had a small baby shower , nothing was an issue at all. Lovely pub, staff were great and food was amazing xx

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Visited On Friday, 03 August 2018

Just a nice all round experience

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Visited On Thursday, 02 August 2018

Miss the old menu new menu lovely but family loved old my wee mum dad miss fish n chips

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Visited On Tuesday, 31 July 2018

Excellent food in a friendly atmosphere

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Visited On Monday, 16 July 2018

The food was fantastic, every starter, main and dessert loved. The service was great. Thank you. My only thing was, there was no service charge mentioned on menu! And does the service charge go to staff?.

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Visited On Monday, 16 July 2018

The food is great, I particularly enjoy the soups and sandwiches. Besides the food, the restaurant interior is visually stunning and a pleasure just to sit in.

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Visited On Wednesday, 04 July 2018

I was really disappointed with the new menu. Also our dishes were quite tasteless that we needed to add salt to both. Gutted I’m having to write this as I usually enjoy my visits to the Strathmore.

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Visited On Friday, 29 June 2018

Absolutely love it. Ordered steak this time and cooked to perfection, opted for potatoes instead of chips and no problems for staff who were very attentive but not in your face, hope to be back soon. X

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Visited On Sunday, 24 June 2018

Meal was lovely very prompt service friendly staff

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Visited On Saturday, 23 June 2018

Food was lovely but unfortunately theee was a private birthday party taking place right beside us which spoilt our meall. The party was noisy and we were unable to hold a conversation. Our waitress was not very friendly either.

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Visited On Saturday, 16 June 2018

Fantastic food, Really friendly staff and great service as always. Can't recommend highly enough.

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Visited On Friday, 08 June 2018

Nice food ; good atmosphere ; coffee could have been warmer! ..

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Visited On Saturday, 28 April 2018

Spent a very pleasant Saturday evening enjoying great food served by lovely staff. Enjoyed the open outlook and airy ambience and look forward to return visit

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Visited On Sunday, 22 April 2018

An Oasis of fine dining in Maryhill, so don't let the location influence your decision to go there. Everything is great, except drinks are a wee bit pricey; food prices are worth it though.

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Visited On Friday, 20 April 2018

have been here quite a few times since the re-vamp and only ever had one small problem on a single occasion which was quickly sorted. Staff are great as is the food and nice place to stop in for a teatime drink. Everybody I've recommended the Strathie to says the same.

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Visited On Friday, 20 April 2018

The Glassveggie burger is first class! Staff were very friendly and very helpful. The only downside for us was the lack of a parking space, which is not their fault.

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