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The Dovecote Beefeater

$$ - $$$
Bar, British, Pub
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4 South Muirhead Road, Cumbernauld G67 1AX, Scotland
+44 1236 725339
06:30 - 23:00
Closed now
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Sun 07:00 - 22:30
Mon - Fri 06:30 - 23:00
Sat 07:00 - 23:00
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Bonnybridge, United Kingdom
1 review
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Absolutely starving and went here for lunch with my husband. Ordered the potato dippers with cheese and spring onion as a starter. Luke warm and were rubbery. Potatoes? ? Ordered a main meal of steak and chips with onion rings. Steak to be well done. Arrived charcoal... Inedible. Tried to eat it but was like eating shoe leather. Complained at... More 

Thank alonabremner
Glasgow, United Kingdom
Level Contributor
90 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Love this place, Steaks are fantastic, service is warm and friendly and refreshments are on tap. Dinner, Lunch or that special occasion this place can serve it all. Thanks Again #topdrawer

Thank 2011bob2bob
Glasgow, United Kingdom
Level Contributor
7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Had a lovely steak dinner, service was excellent and reasonable price. Made to feel welcome, and nothing was to much bother.

Thank heathercane
Cumbernauld, United Kingdom
Level Contributor
23 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We go here a lot and on this occasion we ended up wanting to leave Was quite busy and was a man serving us and he went to another table and shouted over the room to all this ladies food is raw and shouted at the chef I found this awkward as this should hav been done professionally quietly privately... More 

Thank Lynn G
Fife, Scotland
Level Contributor
38 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 January 2017

Meeting with friends for a joint birthday celebration meal, we visited this Beefeater for the first time and was very impressed by the outside & inside presentation and layout. The menu was adequate and a mixture of meals to suit anyone. Portions matched the prices. While we had to wait a while on our food it was cooked exactly as... More 

Thank myallmar
Blackwood, Wales, United Kingdom
Level Contributor
26 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 January 2017

A dinner of steak, fries, and side salad was absolutely scrumptious. I'm not a steak fan, but rib eye steak, with peppercorn sauce was a hit for both of us. The bill had 40% off with a voucher. The best meal I've had in ages. The surroundings were lovely to sit in. And the staff were attentive and friendly. I... More 

Thank Shirley Anne W
Glasgow, United Kingdom
Level Contributor
7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 January 2017 via mobile

The steaks make beefeater restaurants worth a visit, the staff make this particular beefeater worth a repeat visit. Food is always done just right, you rarely wait long for it, and the staff are always well presented, friendly and attentive, without being "in your face"

Thank graemethomson1980
Leeds, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 January 2017 via mobile

We spent Hogmanay with family (table for 13) and visited the Dovecote for a late dinner. It was excellent - our waiter Kris could not have done more. 5 of our party enjoyed steak, all cooked as requested. Our youngest member loved the 'chocolate challenge'. We finished late, but no-one rushed us, the manager came over to chat. We were... More 

2 Thank johnnysmum
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7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 December 2016 via mobile

We booked a table for 8 for our little girls birthday. They provided balloons and banners without me even having to ask. The service by our waiter, Stephen, was excellent. The food was fantastic and we couldn't fault it at all. Will definitely be back!

Thank Jacqueline P
Glasgow, United Kingdom
1 review
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 December 2016

Went today to celebrate my Mothers birthday. It was mega quiet but we were served quickly by the cheerful staff. Food wasn't that great. We ordered fish & chips. Who leaves the skin on fish before frying?? The batter was beyond crunchy & greasy. The triple fried chips? Is that a joke. If these chips had been fried for longet... More 

Thank jacquiykerr

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$6 - US$28
Bar, British, Pub
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Free Wifi, Outdoor Seating
Good for
Groups, Cheap Eats, Child-friendly, Kids, Business meetings
Open Hours
07:00 - 22:30
06:30 - 23:00
06:30 - 23:00
06:30 - 23:00
06:30 - 23:00
06:30 - 23:00
07:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 4 South Muirhead Road, Cumbernauld G67 1AX, Scotland
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Scotland  >  North Lanarkshire  >  Cumbernauld
  • Phone Number: +44 1236 725339

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?