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Bar, British, Scottish
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Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
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Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
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Reviewed 23 July 2021

We had an opportunity for a quick short break & after a morning searching for accommodation. I called directly & managed to get 3 nights in a deluxe double room on a B&B basis that night. What a gem of a hotel we were so...warmly greeted on arrival & directed to our Huge bedroom complete with chaise longue in the bay window recess !!! Breakfasts were gloriously hearty and the restaurant menu was varied & catered for all tastes. The lovely staff were friendly & really helpful. Will certainly be back again.More

Date of visit: July 2021
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Reviewed 27 June 2021 via mobile

So nice to be back in the lovely conservatory! Smiles, great welcome and good service from staff, good menu choices and lovely food, nice wine.

Date of visit: May 2021
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Reviewed 21 May 2021

We called here hoping to get a Sunday lunch. We were welcomed and shown to a socially distanced table. Service was quick and efficient, staff were friendly and helpful. The food was hot and delicious. The dining room was beautifully decorated for country hotel. Prices...were very reasonable. We really enjoyed our visit.More

Date of visit: May 2021
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Reviewed 15 December 2020

Booked a lunch on a rainy miserable Monday. Was a great choice for lots of reasons. Lovely service, food and surroundings. Well attended to without being hassled or left. Visited with friend but now looking to go with family.

Date of visit: December 2020
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Reviewed 11 September 2020 via mobile

Always a delight to visit here so many memories. Theses guys know their stuff. They have current restrictions spot on we were even asked if we had used the hand sanitizer on entering the building

Date of visit: September 2020
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Reviewed 14 August 2020

One night on the way to the ferry in Cairnryan. Usually would stay in Holiday Inn Dumfries but this came out cheaper on the booking websites. And boy were we impressed! Something to be said about the hospitality and service in a locally owned establishment...compared to a hotel chain. We WILL be back for sure. We were greeted warmly and made feel most welcome. The social distancing arrangements made us feel really safe as well. Great staff and great conversation with other guests in the lounge bar. 100% recommend this hotel. Already planning to bring my mum over for a break she would love this place.More

Date of visit: August 2020
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Reviewed 9 August 2020

We stayed as a family for one night, our host Brian was fantastic and very welcoming! The location was excellent and the decor fantastic, very decadent! We booked for dinner, excellent and had breakfast. Food was excellent quality and very well presented. Nice local walk...after dinner and lovely garden which the children enjoyed! Felt well managed in regards to Covid, would stay again!More

Date of visit: August 2020
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Reviewed 20 July 2020

could not fault this hotel everybody was well looked after covid plans excellent food was excellent as was staff and rooms

Date of visit: July 2020
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Reviewed 17 August 2019

Food was tasteless, room very warm no freshair or open windows, staff rushed us to quickly order food.

Date of visit: August 2019
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Reviewed 7 August 2019

We always seem to struggle for places to eat around Lockerbie so this was a new place to sample for a family dinner. It was bustling and the service was good. We ordered a pre dinner drink and I was surprised to only be offered...Gordon's or Tanqueray when in the land of Gin production! The menu is substantial (with a few spelling errors) but I felt it had some really strange combinations on it - plaice goujons with rice AND potatoes? We were treated well and there was a nice atmosphere but it's not somewhere that I would be bothered about going back to.More

Date of visit: July 2019
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glutenfreeadele
13 November 2017|
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Response from BrianSomerton | Property representative |
Hello, Yes we do. If you can also mention this at the time of booking it helps us provide a better service.
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Denise A
30 September 2017|
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Response from BrianSomerton | Property representative |
Hello Denise, Yes we are open and taking bookings. If you give me your email, I will send on menus, prices, times etc. Or send an email to the hotel (Tripadvisor wont let me post mine) Kind Regards, Brian
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