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Address: English Street, Dumfries, Scotland
Phone Number: +44 1387 279597

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Bar of choice during our stay

Good atmosphere, good music, good beer, good prices, friendly staff, a bit run down, but loads of character in the place. Entrance to male toilet was like the entrance to the... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 27 September 2013
St Boswells, United Kingdom
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St Boswells, United Kingdom
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28 reviews
5 attraction reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 September 2013

Good atmosphere, good music, good beer, good prices, friendly staff, a bit run down, but loads of character in the place. Entrance to male toilet was like the entrance to the ghost train!

Thank Williamtelephoneman
1 review
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 September 2013

Pub decor is different and atmospheric, but that's probably the only positive. Took around 5 minutes each time to get get served at the bar when the place wasn't busy. This was whilst (who appeared to be) the manager was standing around doing nothing. Certain beers were in short supply and unavailable. Staff not all that friendly. Definitely has great... More 

Thank Alistair_M-32
Glasgow, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 September 2013

Great pub good prices,excellent staff,and brilliant live music, the new owner really has turned the place around , quality music and service.Highly recommended,we mentioned an up and coming charity event and he offered us the whole place free of charge! Before we left he had arranged help for our charity in Broons and his other place in Glasgow. A true... More 

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117 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 53 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 June 2013

Visited this pub On Friday 21st june, got a couple of pints for myself and companion, tok a seat at the window, we could see beer was cloudy , tasted rotten, was so disappointed after reading good reviews, we just walked out and left the rotten beer. Wont be back there, too many good pubs in Dumfries. we rated broons... More 

Thank DTBluebells
Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
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12 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 April 2013

Being from out of town, I'm always a little wary of trying new pubs, especially ones that aren't part of a national chain. I decided to give Broon's a go, as it was just along from my hotel - and I'm glad I did. Service was prompt, friendly and the beer delicious. The internal decor is amazing - stuffed with... More 

1 Thank Craigo1973
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 May 2012

i stopped of in dumfries on my way back from ireland with a couple of friends,we had booked into the cairndale hotel and decided to go into the town centre for a drink.the first bar we came to was broons well what can i say the barmaids louise and karen made us feel welcome they were funny,polite and very helpful.the... More 

Thank darren w
Hereford, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 May 2012

dropped in on a golf tour with 25 pals, what a place! we were entertainained by an amazing barmaid who knew about golf for a change and so made us laugh,she gave as good as she got and convinced us we should return that night. great night . Michael had us in stitches ,band rocked ,people of dumfries in broons... More 

1 Thank jacqueline c
Dumfries and Galloway, United Kingdom
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15 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 December 2011

Just had a very mixed experience at Broons.....the bar itself is great...but if the bloke Andrew contines to strutt makeing his presence felt, this great bar will be devoid of any customers

4 Thank ArmadillosRock
1 review
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 October 2011

Was staying with friends in Dumfries and on the Saturday Night they took me to Broons to see one of their live bands, the pub was packed full of people and I have to say after going a pub crawl in the town, we ended up back in Broons as it has the best atmosphere and was the busiest pub... More 

1 Thank Gavin M

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