Boteco do Brasil

Boteco do Brasil
62 Trongate, Glasgow, G1 5EP
  • Telephone 07772 847311
  • Bar open Sun–Sat 11am–3am
  • Food served Sun–Wed 11am–10pm; Thu–Sat 10am–11pm
  • Average price £6.95 (set lunch); £17 (evening meal)
  • Email
  • Website www.botecodobrasil.com
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Fun Brazilian bar that brings an explosion of colour, warmth and live music to the Merchant City, along with good food.

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With live music, DJs, dancing and an upbeat, colourful atmosphere, Boteco do Brasil pulls in a mixed crowd who looking for a good time. The menu, like Brazil, is extensive and exotic. The roast peppers stuffed with mozzarella and rice, or the prawns pan-fried in garlic can come either as tapas, to be enjoyed while sipping a beer, or to start before a bigger dish. Ask for a table at the back if you’d prefer to focus on the food, though even so, don’t be surprised if a live band or a DJ start blasting tunes from the other end of the bar. For mains, moquequa – a traditional Brazilian fish stew in a coconut sauce is silky and lustrous. You could also try feijoida, a traditional black bean and pork stew, or there are plenty of burgers for the less adventurous. Desserts are all homemade, such as the strawberry-coconut-cream-concoction – and they’re pretty good, despite an abundance of squirty cream. Whatever you have to eat, as the night goes on be prepared for live music, flowing Caipirinhas and a pulsating, party-going pack.

  • High point: Warm, vibrant atmosphere
  • Low point: Can be loud
  • Notable dish: Moquequa with prawns
  • Private dining: Up to 60 covers
  • Provides: Children's portions, Children's high chairs, Wheelchair access, Outdoor tables, Free wi-fi
  • Music on stereo: Up-beat Brazilian jazz, funk, and salsa-infused pop
  • Live entertainment: salsa dancing, open mic nights, DJs, live music, Mardi Gras
  • Capacity: 120
  • Largest group: 60
  • Open since: 2010
  • Number of wines sold by the glass: 5
  • House wine: £14.95 per bottle