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The Bothy

16 Grant Street | Burghead, IV30 5UE, Scotland
+44 1343 830006
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  • Excellent62%
  • Very good26%
  • Average5%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“pizza” (25 reviews)
“cullen skink” (27 reviews)
“cakes” (26 reviews)
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Steakhouse, Pizza, Cafe, Scottish, Soups, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
££ - £££
16 Grant Street | Burghead, IV30 5UE, Scotland
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We went to Burghead for the Clavie festival, well this was the only place to eat and it looked like it had to be good because it was packed. Now, I don't know if it was packed because everyone (a few thousand people) showed up...More

2  Thank greda s
Reviewed 29 December 2017 via mobile

Great food. Need to get door catch sorted though. Very popular with locals,which says a lot. Staff are very friendly and good sized senior citizen portions.

Thank Dave L
Reviewed 3 December 2017

A great cafe with very friendly hard working staff. My team and I visited on a snowy day in November after visiting the ruins of the nearby Pictish fort and the cafe was a warm welcome respite. The staff ran after us as we chopped...More

Thank Hugo R
Reviewed 3 December 2017

We went for a family meal prior to Christmas and enjoyed a fantastic evening. The food was excellent, beautifully cooked and absolutely delicious. Staff went out of their way to help with the younger children in our party and made them feel very important. This...More

Thank cath459
Reviewed 28 November 2017 via mobile

This place looks tiny from the outside but opens up into a big space at the back Coffee was good and the cake excellent Staff very friendly and helpful Would definitely recommend

Thank S466KMkarenm
Reviewed 27 November 2017

Firstly this review is 100% genuine and solely my experience. I've recently had some nice bacon and sausage sandwiches from this restaurant and they were lovely. I have not dined here simply because I havnt had time ... but Im sure it would be fine.

Thank MrT98
Reviewed 25 November 2017

This is usually a very good coffee/cake shop but we were disappointed with their tapas night...the choice was quite varied but the meatballs and chicken dishes were dry and tough.... The seafood was too slimy although the chilli sauce was basic and nice...THIS WAS VERY...More

Thank Ellie B
thebothyburghead, Owner at The Bothy, responded to this reviewResponded 1 December 2017

Thank you for your review! It is unfortunate that you didn’t speak to a member of staff about your disappointment on the night as we may have been able to improve your experience. We have had a lot of positive comments both personally and on...More

Reviewed 11 November 2017 via mobile

We booked a table for 9 and the restaurant coped very well with the large orders. The two children were catered for very well and staff made the effort to interact with them and made them feel welcome. Everyone enjoyed the food and some had...More

Thank Twinsliders
Reviewed 8 November 2017

We've been a couple of times for lunch and on both occasions the food has been superb and obviously completely home made. This time I had Cullen Skink, which was deliciously chunky and full of flavour and I followed with a fried prawn taco with...More

Thank varisian
Reviewed 22 October 2017

Excellent restaurant serving a varied menu. Always clean, food cooked to order. Excellent service. Have been there at different times and have never been disappointed. Wether it's a light bite or a meal.

Thank Margaret C
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Questions & Answers
10 June 2017|
Response from Weechiefharry | Reviewed this property |
There is a garden that allows dogs but not inside.
6 January 2017|
Response from nicholas169 | Reviewed this property |
They are open mornings and up to tea but not in the evening. At this time of year the opening varies a bit but they tend to be open everyday during the day. Best to always check
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$3 - US$25
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Drinks, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Free Wifi
Good for
Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Local cuisine, Groups
Open Hours
09:00 - 16:30
09:00 - 16:30
09:00 - 16:30
09:00 - 16:30
09:00 - 16:30
09:00 - 20:30
09:00 - 20:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 16 Grant Street | Burghead, IV30 5UE, Scotland
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Scotland  >  Moray
  • Phone Number: +44 1343 830006
  • E-mail
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