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The Bothy Restaurant and Drinkery

) #1,296 of 1,855 Restaurants in Edinburgh ££ - £££ , British,
18 Corstorphine Road, Edinburgh EH12 6HN, Scotland
+44 131 337 1844
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  • Excellent31%
  • Very good26%
  • Average15%
  • Poor16%
  • Terrible12%
Travellers talk about
“steak pie” (8 reviews)
“haggis” (10 reviews)
“soup” (8 reviews)
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Bar, British, Scottish, Gluten Free Options
££ - £££
18 Corstorphine Road, Edinburgh EH12 6HN, Scotland
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The food was good, but Andy made the breakfast and lunches we had there so enjoyable. He greets everyone when they walk in with a cheery "Hello my friends" and is such an attentive and pleasant person to wait on you. I can't say enough...More

Thank ddsandy
64manager, Manager at The Bothy Restaurant and Drinkery, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Good afternoon ddsandy, It is fantastic to hear you were taken care of so well by Andy when you came to eat with us - he certainly always puts everything he can into providing a memorable service for diners! This is definitely the way we...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Although my family has dined here in the past, this is the first time we have visited since the creation of the new menu. Hopefully this doesn't come across as a slight, but the new menu is a huge improvement! Our food was beautifully cooked...More

Thank Lorraine S
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Food okay but they ran short. However, Andy did an excellent job and went above and beyond to provide personalized service. His attention overcame the only fair meal

Thank Reid B
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Tip - if expecting a promotional discount pay by cash. We paid by debit card and the 15% discount was not deducted at point of sale although it was quoted on the bill. At the time we asked for the discount to be paid to...More

Thank colinmackay57
64manager, Manager at The Bothy Restaurant and Drinkery, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Good afternoon Colin, Thank you very much for taking the time to give us your feedback - I can assure you this has been discussed fully amongst our management team. I am very sorry to see that this was not resolved immediately, as is the...More

Reviewed 23 May 2017

Food not so great and expensive - but breakfast service via Andy was stupendous! No dairy free or gluten free options so Andy went out and bought items himself for our travel companion - perfect customer service! Other servers at dinner showed no where near...More

Thank Susanatsd
Reviewed 17 May 2017

A really friendly staff serving up good food at reasonable prices. The breakfast selections are really good. Service is outstanding.

Thank bobmantis
Reviewed 15 May 2017

We had booked a table for 6.30pm for a group of 8 The service from start to finish was slow despite asking on numerous occasions when our food would be ready it still took ages to arrive. When it did it was cold and very...More

Thank Juliet H
Reviewed 13 May 2017

Andy was a lot of fun and help in the restaurant-we loved his cheerfulness and humor. We had a good time with the staff and other guest in the restaurant as well and enjoyed playing trivia with them. It was the first place us Americans...More

Thank Jill W
Reviewed 8 May 2017 via mobile

Went last night reluctantly as neighbouring restaurant was full. Ordered food at 1855 which arrived at 2015. We weren't told about the specials and when the food did arrive one dish out of the three was inedible. Felt embarrassed for the two American ladies beside...More

Thank tattie1874
Reviewed 6 May 2017

This is not an easy review to give because it goes from excellent to awful!!!!!!!! We were taken by a friend who lives nearby and cannot walk too far so this seemed a sensible place to eat and as she had eaten there previously, was...More

Thank Terence K
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Bar, British, Scottish, Gluten Free Options
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly
Open Hours
09:00 - 00:00
09:00 - 00:00
09:00 - 00:00
09:00 - 00:00
09:00 - 00:00
09:00 - 01:00
09:00 - 01:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 18 Corstorphine Road, Edinburgh EH12 6HN, Scotland
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Scotland  >  Edinburgh
  • Phone Number: +44 131 337 1844
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  • This restaurant is at Murrayfield Hotel and House
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