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The Castle Restaurant

5 Castle Street, Kirkcudbright DG6 4JA, Scotland
+44 1557 330569
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  • Excellent68%
  • Very good23%
  • Average7%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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6:00 PM - 11:00 PMAll hours
Italian, British, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
5 Castle Street, Kirkcudbright DG6 4JA, Scotland
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Fantastic food in a friendly unpretentious atmosphere. Thanks to Paul and staff for making it a great night.Good choice on menu, cooked nicely and served with a smile. Hospitality was refreshing. Best value meal for quite some time.

Thank Mike H
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Great tasting food , cooked to perfection by friendly chef and served by lovely cheery staff. The tomato soup was absolutely fantastic, as were the lamb and venison dishes both served with ample delicious vegetables . The chips that accompanied the meal were just great....More

Thank steiff
Reviewed 7 November 2017

This isnt our first visit to the Castle Restaurant but we really really love it and they have now started a Pizza Night on Wednesday evenings. I had a ham and mushroom which was honestly the nicest pizza i have ever had. Loads of topping...More

Thank louise k
Reviewed 31 October 2017

Found this on Tripadvisor and went to have a meal here. It had changed it's name so we actually walked past it. When we asked for directions a couple told us where it was and that it had changed name. They had eaten there the...More

1  Thank SOOZ2626
Reviewed 26 October 2017 via mobile

Haven’t managed to eat here on previous breaks, despite trying to get in. Amazing food, great service, nice to chat to the Chef at the end (who is clearly passionate about the food he cooks and serves).... Well worth a visit. We recommend the lamb...More

Thank Jenricolu
Reviewed 24 October 2017

Another visit to The Castle, we were determined to choose something different. However when we realised the Herdwick lamb was still on the menu we gave in. Yes, we had to have it and no we weren't disappointed. A warm welcome, timely but unhurried service...More

Thank Ttopknot
Reviewed 12 October 2017 via mobile

Fantastic food well worth a visit. We would highly recommend. Excellent meal in lovely and cosy atmosphere.

Thank familyf00dies
Reviewed 12 October 2017

A warm welcome from the chef on arrival was a great start to our meal. We had duck and salmon, which were perfectly cooked and accompanied by generous portions of well cooked and presented vegetables. Wine prices were reasonable and ambience relaxed. Used to be...More

Thank Phil_C54_2016
Reviewed 2 October 2017 via mobile

Consistently good food and a nice touch that the owner/chef comes out and explains his dishes. Simple relaxing ambiance and well worth a visit. Scallops and black pudding*****

1  Thank Ian B
Reviewed 28 September 2017 via mobile

Stayed in the town 3 nights and ate here all three. Lovely friendly staff and excellent value for money food. Good prices for wine too. Nothing too much trouble, extra menu items offered for veggies. If we are back in this neck of the woods...More

Thank Deborah R
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George C
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Response from Paul W | Property representative |
Where would you like me to send the menus? Thanks Fiona
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Dinner, Lunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Highchairs Available
Good for
Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Open Hours
6:00 PM - 11:00 PM
6:00 PM - 11:00 PM
6:00 PM - 11:00 PM
6:00 PM - 11:00 PM
6:00 PM - 11:00 PM
6:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 5 Castle Street, Kirkcudbright DG6 4JA, Scotland
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Scotland  >  Dumfries and Galloway  >  Kirkcudbright
  • Phone Number: +44 1557 330569
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Small, family run restaurant. Open 10.30 to 2pm for coffee, cakes, lunch and from 5pm for evening meals. Pizza night every Wednesday. Closed all day Sunday.
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