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Ghillies Bistro

55 Victoria Street | The Victoria Hotel, Rothesay PA20 0AP, Scotland
+44 1700 500016
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  • Excellent49%
  • Very good40%
  • Average8%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible2%
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British, Scottish, Gluten Free Options
££ - £££
55 Victoria Street | The Victoria Hotel, Rothesay PA20 0AP, Scotland
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Had a really nice lunch at Ghillies. Can highly recommend the sizzling Tandoori chicken with sweet potato chips.

Thank douglaswaddell
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Walked in on Saturday night about 8pm. Bute was dead so most of the restaurants and pubs seemed delighted with some business, not so much Ghillies. We had a look at the menu and made our way upstairs. To which some woman looked shocked that...More

2  Thank Allan M
figaro15, Manager at Ghillies Bistro, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Yes I know about this one. You did come back to have a drink in the Bistro Bar and I was there when you were relating your opinion on our inability to offer you a table on your first arrival. Knowing our staff and listening...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Good Food and service is always guaranteed.The barman/waiter provides first class service and has excellent knowledge of the food and drink he sells. A good choice of local produce,with varied specials provide excellent value for money. It will not be long till I visit again...More

Thank Billy M
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Stopped in for a drink and a light snack. Ideal. Good menu choice and reasonably priced. Pleasant service.

Thank Kevin R
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Had an awful experience in the Ghillies restaurant , the food took over an hour to come out when it did it was terrible when my colleagues complained , instead of offering to change the food like any other restaurant would do the owner decided...More

2  Thank ncooper130
figaro15, Manager at Ghillies Bistro, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Serious complaint and complete fabrication. The reality is you are any restaurant’s worst nightmare. We had a few customers that night who also had an awful experience having to listen to loud foul language and more. The fact that we were forced to call the...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A great venue for a drink or a meal. Great service and staff and a lovely meal in a nicely presented bar area

Thank Helen D
Reviewed 12 August 2017

Food was great - we both had variety of fish which was fresh and beautifully cooked. Wonderful caramel shortcake as well.

Thank 358Jo_Evans
Reviewed 7 August 2017

Have been twice recently and enjoyed both occasions. Great food and always a happy service. Food is Fairly priced, I advise you try there " Strawberry And Rhubarb cider " it was very refreshing. Will be coming here for my birthday next month. Can't wait.

Thank jay w
Reviewed 1 August 2017 via mobile

Food perfect. Delicious and well cooked. Service friendly and efficient. Couldn't fault the whole experience. Good value for money. Ambience could be better though.

Thank Anne H
Reviewed 24 July 2017

Lovely place for Coffee and a bun scone came with a pot of cream and a pot of jam, lovely Fruit slice so full of fruit I couldn't eat for hours free papers and comfortable sofas,

Thank Celia M
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Breakfast, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Full Bar, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, View
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 55 Victoria Street | The Victoria Hotel, Rothesay PA20 0AP, Scotland
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Scotland  >  Argyll and Bute  >  Isle of Bute  >  Rothesay
  • Phone Number: +44 1700 500016
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