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The Swan Kingholm Quay

) #15 of 98 Restaurants in Dumfries $$ - $$$ , British,
Kingholm Quay, Dumfries DG1 4SU, Scotland
+44 1387 253756
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  • Excellent50%
  • Very good26%
  • Average7%
  • Poor11%
  • Terrible6%
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Open Now
12:00 - 14:30All hours
Bar, British, Pub, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
Kingholm Quay, Dumfries DG1 4SU, Scotland
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1 - 10 of 332 reviews

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Enjoyed a lovely chicken and bacon salad with chips as a side. We were able to sit outside in the gardens which are lovely. Staff are very friendly and helpful. Would certainly recommend a visit.

Thank Lesley M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We enjoyed a lovely walk along the river from Dumfries to get to the Swan. The food was standard pub food but very good. As it was hot and sunny we were able to sit in the garden and the 2 year old with us...More

Thank SurreyMasha
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Love it here! The food is absolutely bang on everytime and if you like big portions, this is the place for you! I used to grudge going out to eat whilst dieting because it was always a plain baked potato I would have to get...More

Thank Marie-Louise K
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Food is spot on. We usually take the kids a wander or cycle down the path from Dumfries along beside the River Nith and have a bite to eat and maybe a cheeky wee shandy and then head home

Thank Kristian L
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Popped in one Thursday after work, there was a good number of people dining but the service was efficient. I particularly enjoyed the baked Camembert. Definitely worth another visit

Thank DJ1390
Reviewed 27 May 2017

After a hard week at work my friend and I went straight to The Swan for a meal. It was a glorious sunny day so we were able to sit outside and enjoy it. We were most impressed with the staff who worked efficiently to...More

3  Thank Lorraine M
Reviewed 15 May 2017

went to this place at 2 pm, notice on the wall said food served from noon to 5 pm . despite the place being busy we were told they were closed. all in all we will never be back..

7  Thank William M
Reviewed 13 May 2017

Had lunch at The Swan yesterday. The place was nice and clean, staff were friendly and helpful - despite being so busy. Had not been for ages and was impressed with the menu. Portion sizes were good. I had the ploughman's and was pleased with...More

Thank Carole K
Reviewed 12 May 2017

1st time at swan went on recommendation of birthday girl who had eaten here several times, we phoned and booked for 4 adults 1 child aged 10 food choices very varied, all able to find a choice what we had was cooked perfectly, big portions...More

Thank 1spider2017
Reviewed 6 May 2017

We ate at the swan on a Friday evening during a busy service. The service was quick and very pleasant. The food was cooked freshly and was really excellent value for money. Two starters, two mains, two drinks and two coffees came to £40. The...More

Thank thebudgettraveller
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$7 - US$20
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, View, Local cuisine, Groups, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
12:00 - 20:00
12:00 - 14:30
17:00 - 20:30
12:00 - 14:30
17:00 - 20:30
12:00 - 14:30
17:00 - 20:30
12:00 - 14:30
17:00 - 20:30
12:00 - 14:30
17:00 - 20:30
12:00 - 14:30
17:00 - 20:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Kingholm Quay, Dumfries DG1 4SU, Scotland
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Scotland  >  Dumfries and Galloway  >  Dumfries
  • Phone Number: +44 1387 253756
  • E-mail
The Swan is on the Quay less than 2 mile from the town centre of Dumfries with great views, beer garden and easy parking. Opens 7 days a week from 12noon for lunch and 5pm for dinner. Serving quality traditional pub food with a full bar to include real ale and is family and disable friendly. Enjoy food outdoors in the summer in the beautiful beer garden and terrace and in the winter a warm welcome awaits you with the 2 log fires in the pub.
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