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Courtyard Bistro

49 Lovers Walk | Best Western Station Hotel, Dumfries DG1 1LT, Scotland
+44 1387 254316
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  • Excellent49%
  • Very good28%
  • Average19%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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“steak” (6 reviews)
“haggis” (4 reviews)
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British, Scottish, International, European
$$ - $$$
49 Lovers Walk | Best Western Station Hotel, Dumfries DG1 1LT, Scotland
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Reviewed 7 December 2017

the first night i had deep fried king prawn followed by a succulent sirloin steak Next night i had the Christmas menu prawn cocktail followed by melt in the mouth roast beef with all the trimmings then individual Christmas pudding washed down with a veyry...More

Thank robertcockburn230
Reviewed 4 September 2017

The food was excellent and varied selection was on offer in the menu. What I did appreciate was the fact that our food was served on hot plates, which you do not always get in other establishments.

Thank Stuart F
Reviewed 2 September 2017

We used the Courtyard Bistro for our breakfast and evening meals while staying at the Station Hotel. On all occasions the staff were attentive and welcoming. The food was very good for both breakfast and dinner. The haggis served was equal to any haggis I...More

Thank Kermit403
Reviewed 2 September 2017

Stayed at the Station hotel and ate each night at this restuarant. The staff were lovely, so cheerful, especially Marion one of the waiting staff we had at Breakfast time and evening. Always a big smile and efficient. The food was lovely and the hot...More

Thank jetsaver
Reviewed 19 August 2017

We had thought to go to Casa Mia, but were exhausted from 7 miles of walking, so asked the Station Hotel if they had a spare table. They did, although on a Sunday they serve in the lounge, not the Bistro. Everything exuded quality. Serious...More

1  Thank Loughtonian1
Reviewed 2 August 2017 via mobile

We were the only guests in the bistro. It seemed closed at first sight. The sandwiches were good. The salad with fish was Ok. The couches could use a touch up.

Thank Lisette H
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
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$14 - US$49
Breakfast, Dinner
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, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Local cuisine, Child-friendly
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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