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The Clansman Restaurant

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$$ - $$$
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11 The Square | Portwilliam Wigtownshire, Port William DG8 9SE, Scotland
+44 1988 700344
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West Kilbride, United Kingdom
1 review
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Had dinner here on 2 nights (Friday and Sunday), all of the dishes were fresh, tasty and plentiful. Service was excellent. Can reccommend the steak pie - the best I have ever had, unbelievably rich gravy. The taster dessert was ideal, just the right amount of a variety of lovely things. Absolutely no hesitation in giving this 5 stars; we... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

On holiday but wish we lived closer as we would be regulars! Small, cosy restaurant with friendly service. Ate off the a la carte menu, smoked salmon parcels really tasty, and the sea bass was very fresh and worked really well with the pea risotto. Very reasonably priced.

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1 Thank LCopla
Scotland, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

As a local we are very lucky to have this gem off a place. The food is amazing even in a carry out it comes the way it would on your plate eating in. Adele and her team accomodate to your every need. I would recommend The Clansman 100% for Food, Service, presentation Value and cleanliness.

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1 Thank gayle778
Birmingham, United Kingdom
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37 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A lovely restaurant serving a variety of well cooked, fresh food. The steak was perfect and the sea bass so fresh it could have just jumped out the harbour. Staff friendly. Price good for the quality of the food. Would definitely come again.

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1 Thank bac2thesun
Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

It was a busy Friday night and they still managed to accommodate. Which was brilliant and much appreciated! I didn't have to wait long to order or for the food. Which was delicious! Thank you:)

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1 Thank MDHarding
United Kingdom
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70 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 January 2017

Brilliant restaurant, had a change of ownership but such a cosy pub with a warm and friendly atmosphere. Will always recommend.

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1 Thank NManchester87
London
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19 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 December 2016 via mobile

We were staying here visiting relatives and decided to try The Clansman based on what the visitors book in our cottage recommended, I can say that we weren't disappointed, the food was lovely, well presented, good value and served quickly and fresh, whilst we didn't suffer from it being busy, I can see why it would be busy in the... More 

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1 Thank Bronzsurfer
Scotland/Portugal
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225 reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 December 2016

The food was good and not expensive, but the wait was very very long. Seating was all cramped up together so, with nowhere else to sit while waiting, it was not comfortable.

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 December 2016 via mobile

Back again on our annual pageant to Monteith & Port William. The decorators have been since last time to refresh the dining room which looks great!Modern & bright. We dined here for 3 evenings and were not disappointed.The quality of ingredients and choice of dishes make The Clansman a firm favourite of ours. We took advantage of the early dining... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 December 2016 via mobile

Lovely food with a slightly different twist. Friendly and nice staff. Would definitely visit again if in the area.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
British, Scottish, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Cheap Eats, Groups, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Local cuisine
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 11 The Square | Portwilliam Wigtownshire, Port William DG8 9SE, Scotland
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Scotland  >  Dumfries and Galloway  >  Port William
  • Phone Number: +44 1988 700344

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