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211 King Street, Castle Douglas DG7 1DT, Scotland
+44 1556 503977
18:00 - 22:30
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Tue - Sat 18:00 - 22:30
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Cockermouth, United Kingdom
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22 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

We had intended eating in another local establishment, but when we arrived it was closed. I have to say that it was without a great deal of enthusiasm that we ended up in Carlo's (you know how it it when you have your heart set on one thing but have to settle for another), but what a fantastic surprise! We... More 

Thank Bev_and_Mark
West Yorkshire, England
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81 reviews
55 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We returned to Carlo's with friends and had an excellent meal. The steaks were wonderful as were the sautéed potatoes. Very good house red wine and we all had a lovely meal. Certainly due another visit.

Thank airehamer
Dromore, United Kingdom
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73 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Our first visit was great for a family reunion. Our next visit to the area we decided to eat here again. We were warmly greeted by the staff our order taken quickly & our meals arrived later. The food was well served with good quantities,beautiful tastes, & warm. The menu has plenty of varieties to suit all. Well worth a... More 

Thank copenhagen50
Dumfries and Galloway, United Kingdom
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7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Small Italian restaurant with great tasting food. A lovely wine list etc and the ambience and staff are very welcoming

Thank selwynfell
Kippford, United Kingdom
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22 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We are always grateful to have this quality restaurant in our locality. Service is excellent, food is superb, its the full package! Compared to the other very mediocre restaurants in the area this is head and shoulders above, thanks to all the staff for making every dining event a special occasion,many thanks Heather and Carlo.

Thank Alan D
Carlisle, United Kingdom
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58 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 April 2017

Came highly recommended but not sure why. The starters were not what was expected. Brushetta came covered with cheese - I have never seen cheese on brushetta before. The focaccia bread looked like a pizza base! thin and crispy. It was the main couse that was the real dissapointment. It was bland with no real flavour.

Thank Pollypops2014
Castle Douglas, United Kingdom
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6 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 11 April 2017

My husband and I have eaten here a few times and always found the standard of food, and service to be very high. Staff are always very efficient and pleasant and never make you feel rushed. There is a good selection on the menu and a lovely choice of wines. I always look forward to eating there and will definitely... More 

Thank Carolyn040
Dumfries, United Kingdom
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55 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 April 2017

We have been eating at Carlo's for decades and have never been disappointed. This visit was as good as ever. Homely atmosphere, friendly service, excellent food, good value. We just love it.

Thank Farmlabourer
Dumfries and Galloway, United Kingdom
2 reviews
Reviewed 30 March 2017 via mobile

I would highly recommend we have been here 5 times now and every time has been simply superb .we have calamari usually followed by steak with usually no room for dessert

Thank 111111121112222221
Stourbridge, United Kingdom
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7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 March 2017 via mobile

Fantastic meal and service. Both food and wine menus had plenty of choice and everything we ate was cooked perfectly. Slightly expensive but I guess you get what you pay for.

Thank Chris P

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Italian, European, Vegetarian Friendly
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Child-friendly, Groups, Local cuisine, Romantic, Kids, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
18:00 - 22:30
18:00 - 22:30
18:00 - 22:30
18:00 - 22:30
18:00 - 22:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 211 King Street, Castle Douglas DG7 1DT, Scotland
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Scotland  >  Dumfries and Galloway  >  Castle Douglas
  • Phone Number: +44 1556 503977

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?