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CaleDonia Coffeehouse & Bistro

31 Marine Road Port Bannatyne

Small bistro serving fresh home-cooked meals with vegan and vegetarian options

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Jessmay's Fruiterer and Florist

6 Bishop Street Rothesay

Local independent grocers

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Spirit of Bute

79 Montague Street Rothesay

Home to Bute's only micro-distillery

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Terry's Auto Repairs

9 Bishop Street Rothesay

Car trouble? Terrys offer all makes servicing and repairs, recovery, tyres etc.

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Rothesay Bowling Club

Ballochgoy Road Rothesay

Bowling club and clubhouse

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Glenburn Hotel

Mountstuart Road Rothesay

A grand Victorian hotel less than 1 mile from the town centre and ferry terminal

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The Card Shop

3 Victoria Street Rothesay

Greetings cards and gifts

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The Pencil Box

Ballianlay

The island's smallest gift shop!

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Caledonian MacBrayne Rothesay

Ferry Terminal Rothesay

Port office for vehicle & passenger ferry crossing to/from Wemyss Bay

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Helmi's Patisserie

26 East Princes Street Rothesay

Syrian patisserie and cafe

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R&B Rockabilly Diner

23 Marine Place Rothesay

Authentic US southern food in an American diner themed setting

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Summer's Bay Hotel

23 Battery Place Rothesay

Small hotel with 7 rooms and bar with terrace overlooking Rothesay Bay

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Rothesay Post Office

1 Watergate Rothesay

Retail post office counter plus shop selling gifts and cards etc.

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Rothesay Castle

Castlehill Street Rothesay

Part-ruined moated castle in use until 1660 set in the centre of town

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The Diner

5-9 Montague Street Rothesay

Diner, American restaurant and coffee shop

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Bute Oasis Food Bank

6 Argyle Street Rothesay

Non-profit organisation providing food and other support to local residents

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Bute Golf Club

Kingarth

Golf club on the south side of the island overlooking Arran

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The Green, Interiors

13 Argyle Street Rothesay

Unique gifts and interiors for your home.

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Ardencraig Garden

Ardencraig Lane Rothesay

Argyll & Bute council's show garden

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Picture Bute

7-8 Albert Place Rothesay

A large gallery, shop and workshop

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Ambience Bute (Ab Fab)

7 Victoria Street Rothesay

Music food coffee sea relax. Caribbean and British dishes.

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Brechin's on Bridgend Street

2 Bridgend Street Rothesay

Licensed cafe / bistro with a musical theme

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Caledonian MacBrayne Wemyss Bay

Shore Road Wemyss Bay

Port office for vehicle & passenger ferry services to/from Rothesay

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The Bike Shed

113 Montague Street Rothesay

Cycling, angling and outdoor pursuits supplies

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Toffos Newsagent

Argyle Place Rothesay

Good old fashioned corner newsagents shop

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Harry Haw's

25 High Street Rothesay

Restaurant with an emphasis on fresh local produce

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Cannon House Hotel

5 Battery Place Rothesay

Georgian townhouse overlooking Rothesay bay a short walk from the town and pier

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Bute Museum and Natural History Society

Stuart Street Rothesay

Independently run natural and historical museum of Bute

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Waverley Excursions

Glasgow

Ride on the last ocean-going paddle steamer in the world

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The Black Bull Inn

West Princes Street Rothesay

Food-led traditional pub overlooking the marina and ferry terminal

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Electric Bakery

79 Montague Street Rothesay

Traditional Scottish bakery shop with takeway and tearoom

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Bute Tools

45 Montague Street Rothesay

Hardware store and a whole lot more!

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Rothesay Putting Green

Esplanade Rothesay

Traditional seaside miniature golf putting green

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The Wee Scottish Shop

47 Victoria Street Rothesay

Specialising in Scottish fine foods and confectionery

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Isle of Bute Gin

65 High Street Rothesay

Craft unique small batch gins. Gin garden.

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West Island Way

Isle of Bute

A long-distance waymarked path traversing most of Bute

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Davy's Kiosk

Promenade at Childrens Corner Rothesay

Fast food and ice cream takeaway kiosk on the seafront

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The Old Tramway

Port Bannatyne

A 2 mile coast-to-coast walk following the old tramway

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The Galatea Bar

Castle Street Rothesay

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

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West End Cafe

1-3 Gallowgate Rothesay

Fish & Chips, pizzas and other snacks eat in or takeaway

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Rothesay Golf Club

Glebelands Road Rothesay

Bute's only 18 hole golf course

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Port Bannatyne Petanque Club

Port Bannatyne

Community petanque club meeting twice weekly during spring and summer

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Rubh' An Eun Lighthouse

Glencallum Bay

Unmanned lighthouse on the edge of stunning isolated Glancallum Bay

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The Golfers Bar

East Princes Street Rothesay

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

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Bogany Wood

Rothesay

Lovely mile-long walk through ancient woodland with stunning bay views

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Cafe Zavaroni

11-13 Albert Place Rothesay

Hot and cold snacks, drinks and ice cream

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City Sightseeing Bute

Rothesay

Explore the beautiful Isle of Bute on an open top bus

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The Taverna Lounge Bar

Watergate Rothesay

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

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Sheep Island

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