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Courtyard Bistro

) #34 of 98 Restaurants in Dumfries $$ - $$$ European, , International
49 Lovers Walk | Best Western Station Hotel, Dumfries DG1 1LT, Scotland
+44 1387 254316
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  • Excellent47%
  • Very good28%
  • Average19%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible2%
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“steak” (5 reviews)
“pie” (2 reviews)
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European, Scottish, International, British
$$ - $$$
49 Lovers Walk | Best Western Station Hotel, Dumfries DG1 1LT, Scotland
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Reviewed 6 May 2017

Went along early Saturday evening,on a recommendation from our Guest house owner, and was pleasantly surprised, good size restaurant, as we were the first to arrive, we had our pick of tables, so needless to say service was first class, the gentleman on duty that...More

Thank kathymac10
Aileen_McGhie, Owner at Courtyard Bistro, responded to this reviewResponded 8 May 2017

Dear Kathymac10 Thank you for taking the time to review the Courtyard Bistro. We are so pleased you enjoyed your meal. Kind regards from the Restaurant team!

Reviewed 12 December 2016

When I think of Station Hotels I immediately form a minds-eye-picture of a tired Victorian pile that has seen better days, serves Brown Windsor soup in vast, echoing dining-rooms and smells of boiled cabbage. Not so the Courtyard Bistro in The Station Hotel in Dumfries!...More

Thank winkwinkpinkfoot
Reviewed 31 October 2016

We were looking for a quick meal near to our B & B and spotted this handy Bistro near the Dumfries train station.It was ideal for us. It was a Saturday night and while there were several customers it wasn't overly busy. The meal was...More

Thank GranAbc
Reviewed 14 October 2016 via mobile

Had dinner at this bistro which is part of the Station hotel. The menu has the usual suspects, however there is a daily special menu which shows imagination. I had scallops with sugar snap peas; followed by pork fillet with local haggis, red cabbage and...More

Thank Stuart B
Reviewed 7 October 2016

We had an amazing 3 course meal each washed down with wine. Staff are very pleasant and not constantly asking you "if everything is ok". You don't need to here as the fresh local food is cooked and served with loving care. I consider this...More

Thank TGG84
Reviewed 7 October 2016

We had a lovely meal on our first night in Dumfries this visit. We both got the Highland Chicken stuffed with haggis and it was lovely, the whisky sauce was beautiful. The price was roughly £16 per head, we did not have starters or desert...More

Thank Liz C
Reviewed 15 September 2016

Attached to the Station hotel, this bistro provides excellent meals with a good wine list. Some standard pub dishes but the more eclectic main courses are worth considering. Cullen's Skink is (in spite of the name) a very good seafood soup. The Galloway lamb chops...More

Thank NigelandCarol B
Reviewed 25 August 2016

Good atmosphere and service. Spacious dining room, tasty food well presented and served. We had both breakfast and dinner here both meals were excellent.

Thank 911Michael
Reviewed 11 August 2016

This is my opinion for the night we ate there. Four of us ate in the Bistro which was very enjoyable. Stayed overnight on business in this hotel with some colleagues and ate in the Bistro at night. We all enjoyed the food and there...More

Thank Gordon S
Reviewed 26 July 2016

Saw the offer 'Every Night is Steak Night' and decided to give it a try. What we had was the best sirloin steak we have had for many many years and at an unbelievably reasonable price. We took the offer which was steak, chunky chips...More

Thank mdperry
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Average prices
US$13 - US$45
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Parking Available, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Local cuisine, Business meetings
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 49 Lovers Walk | Best Western Station Hotel, Dumfries DG1 1LT, Scotland
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Scotland  >  Dumfries and Galloway  >  Dumfries
  • Phone Number: +44 1387 254316
  • This restaurant is at Best Western Station Hotel
Come and try our eclectic menu of traditional, contemporary, Scottish and International dishes. Our expert Chefs source local produce wherever possible from suppliers such as Barony Country Foods in Lochmaben and Mrs McMynns Organic Free range Eggs from New Abbey. Favourites with regular customers are Cullen Skink, Tempura Prawns, Steak and Ale Pie, Sirloin Steak, Teriyaki Salmon followed by Warm Chocolate Brownie or Banana Split. Carse of Ae Venison and Pigeon make guest appearances when available, as do Solway Samphire, Kirkudbright Scallops and Strawberries from our Garden. Our current Vegetarian Mains are Sweet Potato and Quinoa Veggieburger, Lockerbie Cheddar and Leek Frittata, Mixed Bean and Vegetable Chilli. Haggis, Tatties and Neeps is always on the menu and goes beautifully with a pint of Twisted Thistle craft IPA. All served by our helpful and friendly staff in a relaxing Bistro atmosphere.
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