Glasgow's only five-star hotel, the Kimpton Blythswood Hotel has undergone a revamp after being acquired by IHG. 

The Bo & Birdy restaurant has undergone a new £1m revamp and celebrates Scottish food "with a twist. 

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The restaurant is also headed up by Scotland's first female five-star executive head chef. 

Speaking to the Herald, the executive head chef, Gillian Matthews said: “I’m delighted to welcome clients old and new to join myself and the team at the new Bo & Birdy restaurant.

"Our distinctive menu has been created to present the best of Scottish produce in what I believe will be a truly modern twist on favourite and traditional recipes.

She added: “I’m sure our guests will also love the informed and personal attention they will receive from our team”


Speaking at the launch Murray Thomson, General Manager of the Blythswood Square Hotel said: "We are thrilled to introduce Bo & Birdy to Glasgow’s thriving dining scene.

“The glitz, glamour and 5-star service at Blythswood will remain.”  

Hugh Jackman was among the guests to enjoy lobster and champagne cocktails. 

Scott Sinclair and his partner, actress Helen Flanagan and Celtic legends Henrik Larsson, Frank McAvennie and Simon Donnelly were all also in attendance. 

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Bo & Birdy will see the once-loved red velvet features replaced with earthy tones to mirror the restaurant’s ‘farm to fabulous’ identity with ingredients from the Scottish larder at the fore of the menu. 

Bo & Birdy will open on 15th May, just 3 months after the Blythswood’s much-loved restaurant was closed following the purchase of the hotel by IHG.