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Tigh Na Mara Hotel

Main Street, Sandhead DG99JF, Scotland
+44 1776 830210
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  • Excellent61%
  • Very good28%
  • Average6%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“steak” (9 reviews)
“prawns” (6 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Bar, British, Pub, Scottish, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Main Street, Sandhead DG99JF, Scotland
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Reviewed 1 week ago

The Tigh Na Mara Hotel was beautifully decorated and very clean There was a really good choice on the menu (even the Early Bird menu) and the food was excellent. The service was very good and the staff were friendly and welcoming. Would definitely go...More

Thank Angie B
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We have visited many times over the years. This time we had lunch outside as the weather was so nice. All 3 meals were excellent - fish and chips, steak pie and burger. We didn't realise it was almost 2pm when we arrived and ordered...More

Thank Al104
Reviewed 1 week ago

Did not book but they were happy to let us eat at 5.30. Staff were very friendly. Restaurant was virtually empty at that time of night - but still the staff were attentive. Had the pork/ duck salad to start - it was very nice....More

Thank Jeff B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Popped in for Sunday dinner, what a great looking menu, I had the steak pie, wife had seafood pancake. Excellent food and value for money. We are only around for a week but will be visiting here again to try out something else. Staff friendly...More

Thank Aje J
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Lovely seafood lunch out in the garden - very friendly staff and good food - a short distance from the beach where one can walk off your lunch with the dog! Good menu and well priced

Thank Shellbrook
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Great place for a bar lunch by the open fire, well priced great food, wonderful staff warm and friendly

Thank Ian B
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A lovely family run Hotel snug comfortable room pet friendly. Fantastic food and service . Opposite park and beach for the dogs loved the little village stayed there the night before we caught ferry to Ireland from Stranraer. Will definately will return

Thank SuzieQ32
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

My wife and son and I visited this lovely restaurant in an often forgotten corner of Scotland last weekend. We all ordered the slow cooked beef with all the traditional Sunday Roast trimmings and it was delicious. We were well looked after by the staff...More

Thank Colin S
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

This was our return visit to Sandhead after a gap of 30+ years and the owners have certainly improved and upgraded it in that time. We stopped there for Sunday lunch after a coastal walk and got a friendly welcome. Our request to move to...More

Thank Jane S
Reviewed 10 September 2017

We were made very welcome and so were our 2 dogs. It was great to be able to eat in the bar instead of being banished to a beer garden. The staff took our order promptly and the meals arrived quickly. The lentil soup was...More

Thank Margaret W
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30 April 2017|
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Response from Bluesboy52 | Reviewed this property |
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Michael S
19 August 2016|
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Response from Junie0628 | Reviewed this property |
Hi, sorry have only eaten there, can certainly recommend the food, I'm sure they must have hairdryers as owner has been in hotel business for many years.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Business meetings, Child-friendly, Kids, Local cuisine, Groups, Special Occasion Dining
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Main Street, Sandhead DG99JF, Scotland
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Scotland  >  Dumfries and Galloway  >  Mull of Galloway  >  Sandhead
  • Phone Number: +44 1776 830210
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