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The Clansman Restaurant

11 The Square | Portwilliam Wigtownshire, Port William DG8 9SE, Scotland
+44 1988 700344
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  • Excellent75%
  • Very good20%
  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“brandy basket” (3 reviews)
“ribeye steak” (3 reviews)
“duck” (5 reviews)
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British, Scottish, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
11 The Square | Portwilliam Wigtownshire, Port William DG8 9SE, Scotland
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Excellent fresh local produce,attractive presentation and super service. Good decor. Lovely setting near the sea is a bonus. Comforting and welcoming

1  Thank morag241
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Booked in as a large party, food was good. I personally prefer hand cut chips. Reasonably priced and nothing too much trouble.

1  Thank Fiona H
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

After honeymooning in Port William came across this restaurant and found it absolutely first class. It was that good we ate there four nights in a row. The food was delicious with a good varied menu with polite attentive staff. We won't hesitate to eat...More

1  Thank Grahamd D
Reviewed 23 August 2017

Need to book, especially on a sunday, but worth it. Ribeye steak was cooked just as I liked it! Staff friendly and helpful.

1  Thank 141hilary
Reviewed 20 August 2017

We were staying at the nearby campsite and decided to try this restaurant; it's within easy walking distance of the site. They offer a 2 course menu for £10.95 and a 3 course menu for £13.95 from 5.30-7pm Tuesday-Friday (closed on Mondays). I had the...More

1  Thank 19elk55
Reviewed 15 August 2017

We had an evening meal with friends last week when we were on holiday and had a lovely evening. The food was very good and the staff very attentive. They do close at 9pm though so make sure you book before then.

1  Thank Junie908
Reviewed 3 August 2017

I have to agree with the review below about the noisy party table so I am assuming we were in the restaurant on the same day. The food was absolutely delicious, however, the evening was rather spoilt by a rowdy group of customers who the...More

5  Thank lovesfood189
Reviewed 1 August 2017

We ate here on our second night, very clean, staff very friendly food to die for I had rideye steak and pink pepper sauce and trimmings my husband had lasagne with salad plenty to eat, but you do need to book as is very popular

1  Thank Paul p
Reviewed 30 July 2017 via mobile

We were staying in Harbour View - a lovely cottage a stones throw from The Clansman. It seemed as if everyone who stopped at the cottage went to The Clansman. Lovely friendly atmosphere, lovely staff. Friday evening and it was busy - of course- so...More

1  Thank BaskyCubb
Reviewed 28 July 2017

We had high hopes for our first visit. Having booked a window table for four we were shown to another table as there was a large party table all down one side of the restaurant. We ordered and then waited 30mins for the first course...More

2  Thank southlakescolin
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Questions & Answers
1 December 2016|
Response from Adele W | Property representative |
Hi there, no I'm sorry we're closed Christmas and boxing day. Open Tuesday 27th at 5.30pm as usual.
4 September 2015|
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Response from Adele W | Property representative |
Hi very sorry we are closed 1st, 2nd and 3rd. We are open the 31st though. Thank you, Adele Wilson, The Clansman.
15 April 2015|
Response from Adele W | Property representative |
Hi Debbie, I'm very sorry we don't allow dogs in the restaurant. We do however have a gated patio area to the side of the lounge restaurant that you could possibly leave dogs while dining in there. Thank you. Adele Wilson... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Dinner, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Wheelchair Accessible, Full Bar
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine
Open Hours
12:00 PM - 2:00 PM
6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
5:30 PM - 9:00 PM
5:30 PM - 9:00 PM
5:30 PM - 9:00 PM
5:30 PM - 9:00 PM
5:30 PM - 9:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 11 The Square | Portwilliam Wigtownshire, Port William DG8 9SE, Scotland
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Scotland  >  Dumfries and Galloway  >  Port William
  • Phone Number: +44 1988 700344
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