Kimpton Blythswood Square Hotel is situated in a landmark location with a storied past. The hotel exudes class and elegance, with original architectural features such as marble fireplaces, rich wood panelling, and lofty ceilings. In true Kimpton style the hotel offers a luxury experience full of signature perks, brought to life with Glaswegian charm and personality.
The exterior Georgian townhouse architecture at Kimpton Blythswood Square Hotel offers guests an elegant welcome. Once inside, modern, playful and edgy art pieces bring a soulful edge to the grandeur of the hotel. The 113 rooms and suites offer a sense of warm sophistication with marble bathrooms, luxury amenities, natural light, and a refined design that serves as the ideal backdrop for any Glasgow getaway.
Kimpton is renowned for its award-winning, seasonally-inspired restaurants and bars, and Bo & Birdy at Kimpton Blythswood Square Hotel is the newest Kimpton restaurant and bar globally. Inside an elegant dining room, diners can enjoy the best of Scottish ingredients in a relaxed, informal setting. Under the culinary guidance of the first female Executive Head Chef of a luxury hotel in Scotland, Gillian Matthews, signature dishes include the Bo & Birdy shortcrust pie and St Andrews Farmhouse Cheddar macaroni cheese. The cocktail menu focuses on much-loved classics but offers an exciting twist; the signature Bo & Birdy cocktail comes complete with Peacock feather garnish. The Salon is an equally stylish spot for afternoon tea or a local whisky, while enjoying the view of the Blythswood Square gardens.
Murray Thomson, General Manager, Kimpton Blythswood Square Hotel, commented on the opening: “Glasgow is one of the UK’s most exciting cities, it’s bursting with culture, music, history and personality, making it a great location for the newest Kimpton Hotel & Restaurant. Bo & Birdy will offer a unique new dining experience in the city, bringing to life soulful, hearty dishes using the best of Scottish produce..”
Tom Rowntree, Vice President, Global Luxury Brands, IHG commented: “As the UK’s largest luxury operator, we’re excited to continue expanding our presence across the UK, with Kimpton Blythswood Square Hotel marking our third Kimpton Hotel & Restaurant opening in the UK, and second in Scotland this year.”