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Castle Restaurant

5 Castle Street, Kirkcudbright DG6 4JA, Scotland
+44 1557 330569
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  • Excellent67%
  • Very good24%
  • Average7%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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Open Now
18:00 - 23:00All hours
British, Scottish, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
5 Castle Street, Kirkcudbright DG6 4JA, Scotland
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We visited last Monday evening with our daughter and son in law. We were last here in January and have not shut up raving about the Herdwick lamb since! We were not disappointed,just as tasty. All our choices were spot on. Paul really is a...More

Thank Ttopknot
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The menu was an improvement on our last trip, and the staff were very friendly. The lamb dishes went down well with all of us and we found the wine list well priced. Mine host Paul is always affable, adding to the relaxed atmosphere

Thank maxwell b
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We too booked onto here on the strength of the Trip Advisor reviews. A good choice of courses, well prepared and presented. The staff were friendly and helpful. We had a good conversation with a couple who lived locally and at the end of service...More

Thank Carol H
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Lovely food and the owner and family who run the place couldn't have been nicer. Both courses were great. Would highly recommend it and will definitely be back when we are next in the area.

Thank Kevin M
Reviewed 20 June 2017 via mobile

We are the same: two portions of scallops and two of lamb rack. All was fresh hot and cooked with a light touch to the ingredients: meat and fish soft and delicate, vegetables hot and crisp and not overcooked, fried potatoes crispy. The sauces were...More

Thank anedinburghman
Reviewed 30 May 2017 via mobile

We have trip advisor to thank for finding this gem so only right to repay with a review! Brilliant place, nice atmosphere, friendly staff and the food was absolutely delicious! There was 7 of us and not one bad dish between us, couldn't fault a...More

Thank Hirst94
Reviewed 22 May 2017

We only discovered this restaurant on the last day of our visit but it proved to be a worth the wait.The chef Paul explained the dishes he was set to prepare that evening and our choices were served by the efficient staff and his wife...More

Thank ConradWebster
Reviewed 8 May 2017 via mobile

We enjoyed a lovely last minute dinner in this small and intimate restaurant on Saturday 6th May. The staff and owner were friendly and very attentive and the food was excellent. A lovely casual and relaxing place to have dinner. We would highly recommend it.

Thank Ian B
Reviewed 26 April 2017

We had a lovely meal at Castle Restaurant in Kirkcudbright last week. The Staff were very attentive and went through the menu with us and explained the various dishes to us. Paul the Chef came out to say hello and the whole experience was lovely....More

Thank louise k
Reviewed 17 April 2017

Found the Castle Restaurant on a recent holiday in D&G. This was the best place in which we had a meal by some distance. Firstly there was a warm welcome from the owner/chef where all menu items and specials were described in detail and indeed...More

Thank 56Arch2015
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George C
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Where would you like me to send the menus? Thanks Fiona
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Child-friendly
Open Hours
18:00 - 23:00
18:00 - 23:00
18:00 - 23:00
18:00 - 23:00
18:00 - 23:00
18:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 5 Castle Street, Kirkcudbright DG6 4JA, Scotland
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Scotland  >  Dumfries and Galloway  >  Kirkcudbright
  • Phone Number: +44 1557 330569
  • E-mail
Small, family run restaurant. Open 10.30 to 2pm for coffee, cakes, lunch and from 5pm for evening meals. Pizza night every Wednesday. Closed all day Sunday.
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