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Brechin's on Bridgend Street

₹₹ - ₹₹₹British, Italian,
2 Bridgend Street, Rothesay PA20 0HU, Scotland
+44 1700 502922
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  • Excellent73%
  • Very good21%
  • Average4%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible0%
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CUISINES
British, Italian, Scottish, Vegetarian Friendly
PRICE
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2 Bridgend Street, Rothesay PA20 0HU, Scotland
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1 - 10 of 112 reviews

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Popped into Brechin's for a coffee. We ended up having food as well, as the food they brought out for another table looked and smelled great. I opted for the Ayrshire bacon and egg roll - fantastic. The roll was packed with crispy, tasty Ayrshire...More

Thank IanB472
Reviewed 27 August 2017 via mobile

Tim and Anne greeted us with a very friendly welcome. This café by day, restaurant by night didn't disappoint and the musically themed decor gave us plenty of talking points. The café also doubles as a music shop and Tim, without too much encouragement, entertained...More

Thank Duvetdancer
busker0, Owner at Brechin's on Bridgend Street, responded to this reviewResponded 29 August 2017

Many thanks for your review. It was a pleasure to meet you and we are glad that you enjoyed your visit. We look forward to welcoming you again on your next visit to Rothesay.

Reviewed 17 August 2017 via mobile

Cosy and friendly atmosphere. We wanted to try some food but we were too late. We were there for over half an hour chatting with the owner. So I asked him to take some pictures of the place so we could share with the tourists.

Thank Di M
busker0, Owner at Brechin's on Bridgend Street, responded to this reviewResponded 18 August 2017

Many thanks for your kind review. Sorry that we had sold out of the food items that you asked for. We hope you enjoyed your visit to Rothesay and we look forward to seeing you on your next visit

Reviewed 18 July 2017

We arrived in Rothesay along with the rain, so after touring the castle, we looked for a place for lunch. How fortunate that we walked into Brechin's! I had the best hamburger I've ever, EVER had -- local Isle of Bute beef. I'm not sure...More

Thank kwm762015
busker0, Owner at Brechin's on Bridgend Street, responded to this reviewResponded 20 July 2017

Many thanks for your positive reviews and we look forward to seeing you again.

Reviewed 11 July 2017 via mobile

We visited Brechins on a sunny Saturday evening in Rothesay and we enjoyed every minute of our visit. The restaurant is small, cosy, and has so much character. It's a lovely place to spend a couple of hours. We had three courses, delicious salads of...More

Thank nonyshaw
busker0, Owner at Brechin's on Bridgend Street, responded to this reviewResponded 12 July 2017

Thank you for your kind words and we look forward to seeing you on your next visit.

Reviewed 22 April 2017

We're here for a short holiday and by a very happy accident came upon this cafe. Tim & Ann are the nicest people you'll ever meet. Very welcoming and kind. If you are a Jazz lover, you HAVE to go here!! Tim is a passionate...More

Thank Togair M
Reviewed 19 March 2017

Just moved to Rothesay and this will be one of my regular stops. I had just a sausage slice roll and Coke but well served. Very friendly; had chat with the owners who were also chatting with other customers. Interesting menu which I will be...More

Thank BuddyES
Reviewed 18 September 2016

We found it by accident and were fascinated by this music themed cafe - sheet music and instruments on the walls. Excellent home made food. Friendly and welcoming owners involved in the local music scene. Felt at home and could have stayed for ages. A...More

1  Thank Bikerdave117
busker0, Owner at Brechin's on Bridgend Street, responded to this reviewResponded 28 September 2016

Many thanks for your review and we are pleased that you enjoyed your visit to Brechin's. We look forward to seeing you again on your next visit to Rothesay.

Reviewed 29 August 2016

The best scone with clotted cream and jam I have ever tasted. Gorgeous home made food. Nice and friendly owners

1  Thank bronzedhull
busker0, Owner at Brechin's on Bridgend Street, responded to this reviewResponded 7 September 2016

Many thanks for your kind review of your visit to Brechin's. We look forward to seeing you on your next trip to Rothesay.

Reviewed 24 August 2016

This place was simply define had a scone and it reminded me of my mum's delicious home made and fresh will definitely be vacknfor more

1  Thank Kevin M
busker0, Owner at Brechin's on Bridgend Street, responded to this reviewResponded 7 September 2016

Many thanks for your kind review of your visit to Brechin's. We look forward to seeing you on your next trip to Rothesay.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$ 7 - US$ 28
Cuisine
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations, Waitstaff, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Open Hours
Tuesday
10:30 AM - 2:30 PM
Wednesday
10:30 AM - 2:30 PM
Thursday
10:30 AM - 2:30 PM
Friday
10:30 AM - 2:30 PM
Saturday
10:30 AM - 2:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2 Bridgend Street, Rothesay PA20 0HU, Scotland
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Scotland  >  Argyll and Bute  >  Isle of Bute  >  Rothesay
  • Phone Number: +44 1700 502922
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Description
Opened in 2004, Brechin's On Bridgend Street serves excellent meals using quality local ingredients. We serve home made desserts and daily home baking, plus a range of coffee, tea and good quality wines by the glass and the bottle. We offer themed music events with meals at lunchtimes and evenings. Check our web site for details. Our musical instrument and accessory business, Gypsy Guitars, also display instruments and useful accessories for the guitarists amongst you. We also have a mail order business if you cannot drop in to see us!
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