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The Cricklewood

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27 Hamilton Road | Bothwell, Bothwell, Scotland
+44 845166004
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  • Excellent48%
  • Very good23%
  • Average13%
  • Poor10%
  • Terrible6%
Travellers talk about
“burger” (25 reviews)
“sunday roast” (11 reviews)
“fish and chips” (16 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 - 23:00 Hours
Bar, British, Pub, Scottish, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
££ - £££
27 Hamilton Road | Bothwell, Bothwell, Scotland
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Reviewed yesterday

My family and I came here on Sunday 15th April for Sunday lunch and also to celebrate my daughter's birthday. The food was excellent - we all had the Sunday roast which was lovely and good value for money. We were served by Jordan who...More

Thank lainietin
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

The food is very inconsistent which is always a bad sign. Initially the place looks good but doesn't bare scrutiny. Could really do with a good clean. First visit the staff would congregate chatting which is annoying or stroll around eating food from there fingers...More

Thank Marc C
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

New menu it seems and much better choices took my dad for lunch and we both loved it! Great staff very friend and welcomed you (hi and bye always make it’s a nicer visit ) food was great drinks where quick and just a all...More

Thank Darreng18
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

A great night again, this time with friends. Great service - served by a lovely waitress who was rushed off her feet all night but kept calm and smiling throughout. Fab food - we all had something different, and everyone cleared their plate (always a...More

Thank chrismcf2014
CricklewoodTeam, General Manager at The Cricklewood, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Dear Guest, Another night another great review! Thanks for your continues custom. We hope to see you again soon. Regards Phil Scott

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Had a couple of hours to kill before heading off to the airport. Stopped off at The Cricklewood. Lovely lunch served promptly by Megan. Highly recommend the haggis, neeps and tatties and the chillie followed by rhubarb crumble. No complaints; relaxed lunch in peaceful environment...More

Thank DjRhonda
CricklewoodTeam, General Manager at The Cricklewood, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Dear Guest, Thank you for the lovely review. We look forward to your next visit. Regards Phil Scott

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Decided to have a wee local lunch as we had a couple hours off in the afternoon. On arrival I asked if we could have a nice wee booth in the back( I wouldn’t normally ask but the place was empty other than a couple...More

1  Thank bigm84
CricklewoodTeam, General Manager at The Cricklewood, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Dear Guest, I am sorry to read about your poor experience. I am not sure why you were refused a booth that was still empty when you finished but i will investigate this and re train some of our staff on how to correctly use...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

It must be 25 years since I have been in the Cricklewood, and it is much changed for the better. The interior is attractive and welcoming. Our Server Megan kept us entertained and amused and I quickly developed a soft spot for the venue. However...More

Thank CityVisitor186534
CricklewoodTeam, General Manager at The Cricklewood, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Dear Guest, Thanks for the review, we are really glad you had a good experience despite a few waits for your food/drinks. We hope to see you again soon. Regards Phil Scott

Reviewed 18 March 2018 via mobile

Haven't visited for a few years due to menu change, I struggled to find something I would eat but new menu was excellant. Haggis neeps and tatties starter was really tasty. Steak, Chilli and Cajun chicken burger were lovely. Must say the kids cod and...More

Thank Carf70
CricklewoodTeam, General Manager at The Cricklewood, responded to this reviewResponded 19 March 2018

Hi Carf70, Thanks for taking the time to come and give us another try and for the great feedback. Hope to see you sooner next time. Regards Phil Scott General Manager

Reviewed 14 March 2018 via mobile

Often the inside does not live up to the outside cover This place looks great & is great Tonight I met with one of my best customers and Brian made our experience special From the warm welcome to the little service details like giving me...More

Thank Colin w
CricklewoodTeam, General Manager at The Cricklewood, responded to this reviewResponded 19 March 2018

Hi Colin, Thanks for the great review following your visit. Bryan has only been with us a short while but he is great. Im glad to hear he looked after you so well. I have shown him this review and he is over the moon,...More

Reviewed 13 March 2018

I've heard many people wax lyrical about the Cricklewood for a number of years, however I have to admit I hadn't heard many more recently, and now I know why. All in all it was just OK. It could (and should!) be so, so mcuh...More

Thank DiscoDonkey
CricklewoodTeam, General Manager at The Cricklewood, responded to this reviewResponded 19 March 2018

Dear DiscoDonkey I am sorry that you didn't enjoy your dinner with us. I have passed your comments on to the Head chef to look into. Regards Phil Scott General Manager

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Margaret L
22 April 2018|
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Response from Colin w | Reviewed this property |
Hi Margaret Ive Been offline for a couple of days I have only been on a evening but great service
gordon m
7 December 2016|
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Response from Diane and Bill H | Reviewed this property |
Hi I agree it is usual to take a cake to the venue earlier in the day and give them the nod when you want it brought out to surprise your partner. It is a lovely venue with great staff and service they wont let you down... More
9 November 2015|
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Response from Elspeth C | Reviewed this property |
I see others have given you the number. Ask for Jamie's tables. Enjoy!
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$10 - US$24
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Validated Parking, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Groups, Romantic, Bar Scene, Kids, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Local cuisine
Open Hours
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 01:00
11:00 - 01:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 27 Hamilton Road | Bothwell, Bothwell, Scotland
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Scotland  >  South Lanarkshire  >  Bothwell
  • Phone Number: +44 845166004
  • E-mail
Family-friendly Scottish restaurant in BothwellCricklewood is a family-friendly restaurant in the heart of leafy Bothwell and provides a welcoming atmosphere and quality home-cooked food. Under 18s are welcome in the bar and restaurant areas until 20:00 each evening, and wheelchair access is available in the main bar and a small area of the restaurant.Simple ingredients, quality foodThe restaurant is popular for its traditional Sunday roast, and fans of the classics will be pleased to hear that items such as the homemade steak pie, fish & chips, and firm favourite macaroni cheese are amongst Cricklewood's offerings.Accessibility to BothwellCricklewood is on Hamilton Road in Bothwell and has limited on-site parking, although some street parking is available nearby. Visitors can also find several bus stops close to the restaurant.Free wifi access is available every day of the week, ideal if you've got a working lunch or just feel like a nosey on Facebook.
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