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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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British, Scottish, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
5 Castle Street, Kirkcudbright DG6 4JA, Scotland
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Reviewed yesterday

We checked out the restaurant earlier in the day and from the outside didn't really look like a place serving the menu we had seen on line. However went we went in the early evening it had transformed into a very pleasant quite informal bistro....More

Thank Alison H
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We had a lovely meal here. The prawn starter was great. The main meals were also excellent. The portions were large and satisfying and. Set well cooked. We had a nice bottle of Chilean wine. All in all a lovely evening, and because the portions...More

Thank Babsy_6
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I celebrated my 70th Birthday with 7 family members. Found the restaurant through TripAdvisor and could not praise it any higher. From the friendly welcome from Paul and his wife, with a clear explanation of the menu to the thoughtfulness towards my 5 and 7...More

Thank BrackenLiz
Reviewed 4 weeks 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 12 July 2017

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 11 July 2017

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 8 July 2017 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
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George C
24 May 2016|
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Response from Paul W | Property representative |
Where would you like me to send the menus? Thanks Fiona
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Dinner, Lunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Romantic
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
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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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