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The Clansman Restaurant

Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
British, Scottish
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11 The Square | Portwilliam Wigtownshire, Port William DG8 9SE, Scotland
+44 1988 700344
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68 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Brilliant restaurant, had a change of ownership but such a cosy pub with a warm and friendly atmosphere. Will always recommend.

1 Thank NManchester87
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19 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We were staying here visiting relatives and decided to try The Clansman based on what the visitors book in our cottage recommended, I can say that we weren't disappointed, the food was lovely, well presented, good value and served quickly and fresh, whilst we didn't suffer from it being busy, I can see why it would be busy in the... More 

1 Thank Bronzsurfer
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83 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 93 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 December 2016

The food was good and not expensive, but the wait was very very long. Seating was all cramped up together so, with nowhere else to sit while waiting, it was not comfortable.

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41 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 December 2016 via mobile

Back again on our annual pageant to Monteith & Port William. The decorators have been since last time to refresh the dining room which looks great!Modern & bright. We dined here for 3 evenings and were not disappointed.The quality of ingredients and choice of dishes make The Clansman a firm favourite of ours. We took advantage of the early dining... More 

1 Thank CRTsTravels
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 December 2016 via mobile

Lovely food with a slightly different twist. Friendly and nice staff. Would definitely visit again if in the area.

1 Thank Margaret S
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 November 2016 via mobile

This restaurant is the best by far within 40 miles. Always excellent service and presentation of food with a varied menu. We had one starter,2 specials of duck chicken and pork fillet, a substantial perfectly cooked ribeye steak and haddock . With 4 deserts, four glasses of wine and 2 beers the total cost with tip was about £25 per... More 

2 Thank Margaretdoreen
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 November 2016 via mobile

The star rating fails to go high enough for this eatery.staff friendly and efficient,meal superb.very clean immaculately presented.

1 Thank Ian S
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6 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 October 2016 via mobile

We booked in here for a meal as we were staying in Port William for a week. A lovely little place with lovely staff and lovely food. If I'm ever in the area again The Clansman will be on my list of things to do

1 Thank Michael S
Greater Manchester, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 October 2016

We come to the Clansman at least a couple of times a month, usually two of us but some times with friends Food has always been delicious and staff very friendly. We always get a warm welcome from Jessie and Nicola. Tonight I must say I am disappointed and angry at how we were treated by one of the waitresses.... More 

1 Thank willmill2016
Cumbernauld, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 October 2016 via mobile

Well cooked food, good family favourites we had Clansman steak burger, steak and mushroom pie from the early menu and scampi. Ice cream sunday and sticky toffee pudding. With drinks £38 great value for money. Booking would appear to be a must we were there mid week and it was busy, owners, staff and chef keep up the good work.... More 

1 Thank YoungGordon

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
British, Scottish
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Cheap Eats, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
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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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?