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Papa Rab's Restaurant & Bar

$$ - $$$, , Italian
12A Hanover Square, Stranraer DG9 7AF, Scotland
+44 1776 700766
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  • Excellent56%
  • Very good22%
  • Average22%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
4 weeks ago
“Great family meal”
11 Mar 2018
“Tasty lunch”
Closed Now
Bar, Pub, Italian, Pizza, British
$$ - $$$
12A Hanover Square, Stranraer DG9 7AF, Scotland
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

First visit to papa rabs food was excellent ad was service suitable for family’s couples the menu is excellent good choice something for everyone would recommend the sea bass will defiantly return next trip to Stranraer

Thank jeburley
Reviewed 11 March 2018

Went to papa Rabs for a sunday lunch and have got to admit it was great.The staff are very friendly and polite and the food was very tasty.We both had the sunday menu and the fixed price deal is great value.We will b back soon

Thank andy d
Reviewed 3 March 2018 via mobile

Another visit to Papa Rab's. As usual nice freshly cooked food at reasonable prices.Lovely chilled out atmosphere and friendly attentive staff. A welcome addition to downtown Stranraer.

1  Thank frankhawker
Reviewed 25 February 2018 via mobile

We had 2 main meals, the calamari and the Rib eye steak, and the food was excellent. The service was also excellent and, unlike another reviewer, thought it was a nice touch for the owner to come out and ask us how our meal was....More

1  Thank Lubo2010
Reviewed 4 February 2018

Had lunch here while visiting family,had the soup& sandwich deal which was very good and filling & bread is made fresh every morning, would recommend a visit.

1  Thank Ruth W
Reviewed 17 January 2018

The bolognese I had was not much different from something I could do myself , so not very exciting. Service was good however and I am told their pizzas are excellent .

2  Thank eudyptessls
Reviewed 24 December 2017

Visited here with friends for a quite meal, it was the first time that we had been. We didn’t enjoy the food at all or the fact the owner kept coming up to our table whilst we were talking. Very pricey for what we had.More

1  Thank Solusmor
PapaRab1711, Manager at Papa Rab's Restaurant & Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 27 December 2017

Hi, thank you for your review. I am sorry to hear you feel this way. As we have only been open for 10 weeks the owner has been going around customer tables asking how their meals are and asking opinions on their dining experience as...More

Reviewed 14 December 2017 via mobile

Was so good I'm going back next week, the freshly homemade pizzas and calimari are delicious. Nice wines, lovely authentic Italian food in a relaxed friendly atmosphere with attentive staff... what more could you want?

1  Thank ScreenName1985
PapaRab1711, Owner at Papa Rab's Restaurant & Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 27 December 2017

Thanks for your review - We are glad you enjoyed your dining experience with us :)

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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Average prices
US$7 - US$27
Bar, Pub, Italian, Pizza, British
Lunch, Dinner, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Delivery, Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Free Wifi, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Open Hours
12:00 PM - 8:00 PM
12:00 PM - 2:00 PM
5:00 PM - 8:45 PM
12:00 PM - 2:00 PM
5:00 PM - 8:45 PM
12:00 PM - 2:00 PM
5:00 PM - 8:45 PM
12:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 12A Hanover Square, Stranraer DG9 7AF, Scotland
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Scotland  >  Dumfries and Galloway  >  Stranraer
  • Phone Number: +44 1776 700766
  • E-mail
An Italian restaurant where you can enjoy a sit down meal with authentic Italian dishes. House wines are served in carafes, with other bottles available. The dough for our pizza bases and bread is freshly made in house daily and baked in our wood-fired pizza oven. Large selections of pizzas available for takeaway as well as dining in. Next door is our bar which is open to the public daily.
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