Cottier's Bar and Restaurant
- Telephone 0141 357 5825
- Opening times Mon–Sun noon–midnight
- Seasonal times Extended hours during Christmas and West End Festival
- Bar open Mon–Sun 11am–midnight
- Food served Wed–Sun 5–10pm. Closed Mon/Tue.
- Pre-theatre times Wed–Fri 5–7pm
- Pre-theatre price £21.95
- Website www.cottiers.com
Beautiful converted church to enjoy a drink or a meal – warm and friendly with a strong emphasis on aged and smoked meats.
This converted Gothic church is an impressive space – part theatre, part bar, part quality restaurant. All are well worth a visit. There is nothing too out-there on Cottiers predominantly Scottish restaurant menu which opts instead to focus on more traditional dishes cooked with confidence and real expertise. Starters are a good-looking bunch, considered small plates with ingredients strewn across the stoneware in elegant deconstruction. For all this cheffy prowess, the menu is generally assured and unfussy. Cottier's is in the business of serving up decent seasonal food that speaks for itself. Rabbit, haggis, mushroom and kale is a harmonious mix – the perfect ratio of each to play around with and create interesting bites. Service is attentive without being fawning, and this relaxed spirit combined with traditional high-quality Scottish food keeps Cottier's busy with graduation meals and private hire bookings. Many newlyweds have said their vows under the hammer-beam ceiling since Cottier's opened in 1992, so much so that they now regularly host wedding open nights to show the space off in all its matrimonial finery.
- Private dining: Up to 60 covers
- Provides: Halal options, Children's portions, Children's high chairs, Pre-theatre menu, Free wi-fi
- Music on stereo: Playlists of Bob Dylan, Tom Waits, George Harrison
- Live entertainment: Plays, gigs in theatre
- Capacity: 45
- Largest group: 55
- Open since: 1992
- Number of wines sold by the glass: 7
- House wine: £18 per bottle
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