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Main street, Tighnabruaich PA21 2AB, Scotland
+44 1700 811186
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  • Excellent78%
  • Very good14%
  • Average5%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“homemade bread” (11 reviews)
“lamb tagine” (6 reviews)
“soup” (13 reviews)
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8:30 AM - 11:00 PM Hours
British, Seafood, European, Scottish, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
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Main street, Tighnabruaich PA21 2AB, Scotland
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Reviewed 3 days ago

Modern cuisine with fresh and local produce. Menu changing daily based on that. One can easily catch the aspiration and motivation to offer a 'perfect' dining experience. Great wine selection. Absolutely fair prices. Service was very good as well. As it‘s very cozy and popular,...More

Thank rngt
Reviewed 3 days ago

Based on the reviews we called in for lunch. What a mistake! The menu on the wall listed langoustines, but when we tried to order they were not available. My wife had mussels which she said were OK, but the beef in my open sandwich...More

Thank Richard M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Lovely atmosphere, very very nice food, service excellent, worth the cost? Definitely. Would we go back, absolutely.

Thank Fenland2
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Our lunch at Botanica was fantastic. We both started with chowder. For our main courses one had steamed mussels the other the langoustine. No messing about, just local ingredients cooked to perfection. No distractions, no tomfoolery. Simply delicious. If you're lucky, have their in-house sourdough...More

Thank Tablemate
Reviewed 13 September 2018

I am so glad we decided to stop here, 8 of us had an absolutely fantastic lunch at Botanica, we all chose something different from the menu and each of us loved our food. This was really one of the highlights of our family holiday,...More

Thank lucywalker2017
Reviewed 11 September 2018

We rolled into Tighnabruaich on 2-wheels after a 55mile cycle ride. We needed food and a bed for the night but the village was full after a bunch of pesky runners had pipped us to the post. Despite a busy night ahead Michael, the chef,...More

Thank Caroline D
Reviewed 9 September 2018

Within Argyll and Bute (I live on the Isle of Bute) we have an abundance of quality meat: fish, shellfish, lamb and beef also seasonal veg, herbs and wild mushrooms etc. Its hard though to find all of that good produce cooked and placed on...More

Thank Don M
Reviewed 4 September 2018 via mobile

DO NOT UNDERESTIMATE THIS PLACE...! The Botanica is a tiny wee restaurant/bar with a couple of rooms, tucked into a corner of the Main Street in Tighnabruaich... It looks quaint, and it is, but the chef is a genius.... You want fresh seafood cooked in...More

Thank Jan M
Reviewed 26 August 2018

Tighnabruaich is a wonderful place when the weather is good - and when it is not, well there is always Botanica. We had dinner last Friday on a teeming wet day. The restaurant was warm and welcoming. My husband had oven-baked sole and it was...More

1  Thank Karen F
Reviewed 16 August 2018 via mobile

Very nice restaurant with a daily fresh menu! The fish and the bruschetta are recommended! You can buy wine and beers in there small shop or utilize it in the restaurant! Different prices but great that they are honest about it👍

Thank CrisC1965
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Response from DerekH50 | Reviewed this property |
There is no shelter from the rain outside which can (just occasionally) be a problem on the West of Scotland. However they do serve meals at the tables outside the front. Note that the restaurant is not open several weekdays
2 August 2016|
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Drinks, Breakfast
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
8:30 AM - 4:00 PM
8:30 AM - 4:00 PM
8:30 AM - 4:00 PM
8:30 AM - 11:00 PM
8:30 AM - 11:00 PM
8:30 AM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Main street, Tighnabruaich PA21 2AB, Scotland
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Scotland  >  Argyll and Bute  >  Tighnabruaich
  • Phone Number: +44 1700 811186
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