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Anvil Restaurant

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Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
CUISINES
Bar, Pub
FEATURES
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff

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Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
CUISINES
Bar, Pub
FEATURES
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff
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Reviewed January 30, 2017 via mobile

I was always told if you order a rare steak in a restaurant and it's served medium, the chef will more likely be British, if it's served blue, then the chef will be mainland European. I had the perfect rare rib eye steak here. Really...More

Date of visit: January 2017
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Reviewed December 22, 2016 via mobile

Delicious food and good service. It was very quiet when I was there but can get very busy with coach loads of tourists

Date of visit: December 2016
Thank fredae2015
Reviewed June 12, 2016 via mobile

We dined in this restaurant for 2 nights the food was ok served hot and service was quick what was odd was that the some diners dishes were served to a higher standard to others eg coulie mint leaves and cream but other than that...More

Date of visit: June 2016
Thank hendy55
Reviewed August 28, 2015

Not a good start when you can’t find the entrance. Didn’t fancy joining somebody’s wedding party on the steps with the red carpet and getting in the way of their photographs! We ended going in the bottom of the dining room through a firedoor that...More

Date of visit: August 2015
Thank CumbrianPen
Reviewed July 13, 2015 via mobile

Stopped on our way to Blackpool. Nice lay out and well kept,staff where very pleasant especially bill on the till (pardon the pun) Soup was £3.99 per bowl which I thought was expensive and it seemed to lack taste.

Date of visit: July 2015
Thank paulmU9885ZW
Reviewed May 31, 2015

Stopped in Gretna and picked this place at random. Ate at the bar and it was pretty much an average experience. Food was standard pub fare and beers on tap were the usual suspects. Staff were friendly enough but not sure I would eat here...More

Date of visit: May 2015
Thank Adam S
Reviewed April 9, 2015

Poor quality food and drinks at an extortionate price. Dry chewy venison, the chicken looked anemic and the haggis it was stuffed in was dry and cheap tasting. Staff off handish and snooty. The resturant smelled damp and the wedding function next door was separated...More

Date of visit: April 2015
1  Thank nicholac633
Reviewed March 15, 2015

We have went here every year for last 6 years on Mother's Day, and decided to go there today- big mistake! The carvery had finished, but they said we could just have food as In a bar meal, so we said ok. There was 7...More

Date of visit: March 2015
1  Thank John2577
Reviewed October 26, 2014 via mobile

- Staff were horrible not caring or organised. - Reception weren't helpful. - Rooms were vile to say the least not clean at all. - Food was average and very overly priced. - Well over booked, very packed. - The bedroom was not comfy and...More

Thank thomasemily
Reviewed April 1, 2014

Whilst staying in nearby Ecclefechan, we popped into the restaurant, as I had stayed at the hotel several years ago. All I can say is that the prices have gone up and the standard of food had gone down. The food was nice, but if...More

Date of visit: March 2014
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