class="btn_photos" title="See Spirit of Bute on StreetView">Show in StreetView


Home to Bute's only micro-distillery

79 Montague Street Rothesay PA20 0HW

Member of Bute Kitchen initiative


Home to the Isle of Bute's only micro-distillery, Spirit of Bute produces 'The Rothesay' & 'The Ettrick' Gins, 'The Bute' blended malt whisky and is also the birthplace of 'Heidrun' whisky liqueur.

Key Services / Products

Partially Accessible

Spirit of Bute is partially wheelchair accessible. Before visiting you may wish to contact them for clarification if this is a concern.

When Colin visited Spirit of Bute...

Colin the sheep visits Spirit of Bute

Colin pictures are © Stephen Doak and used under licence
You can buy prints and other Colin merchandise from Picture Bute

Location of Spirit of Bute



Spirit of Bute does not have a car park, however there is usually plenty of free on-street parking in the vicinity.

Public Transport

Spirit of Bute is within a short walking distance of the main town centre bus station at Guildford Square.

Recommendations for Spirit of Bute

Other than Colin, could you be the first to recommend Spirit of Bute?

Leave a recommendation for Spirit of Bute Now!

See Also...

See details for Criterion Bar instead

Criterion Bar

Traditional boozer located opposite the Winter Gardens (Discovery Centre)

See details for High Spirit Drinks instead

High Spirit Drinks

A traditional off-licence selling a wide range of drinks and spirits

See details for Isle of Bute Gin instead

Isle of Bute Gin

Craft unique small batch gins. Gin garden.

See details for Macs Bar instead

Macs Bar

Traditional boozer serving real ale. Situated opposite the castle.

See details for Palace Bar instead

Palace Bar

Popular bar opposite ferry terminal

See details for Scottish Honky-Tonk (SCONK) instead

Scottish Honky-Tonk (SCONK)

The coolest, rowdiest and most unexpected pub in Rothesay!

See details for The Galatea Bar instead

The Galatea Bar

Traditional pub close to Rothesay Castle and a short walk from the town centre

See details for The Golfers Bar instead

The Golfers Bar

Family-friendly Art Nouveau bar facing the ferry terminal and marina

See details for The Grapes Bar instead

The Grapes Bar

Traditional boozer located on the main shopping street close to the ferry

See details for The Islander Bar instead

The Islander Bar

Popular local town centre bar

See details for The Rabbie Burns instead

The Rabbie Burns

Once-popular town centre pub undergoing renovation and reopening soon

See details for The Struan Bar instead

The Struan Bar

Popular basement bar just outside Rothesay centre

See details for The Taverna Lounge Bar instead

The Taverna Lounge Bar

Traditional pub located just off the main shopping square and close to the ferry

What's New on Bute?

The information presented here is collected from the public domain or has been provided by previous customers, users of or visitors to Spirit of Bute. It is presented in good faith but is not warranted to be complete or free from errors. E&OE.