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Blackaddie Country House Restaurant

Blackaddie Road | Dumfriesshire, Sanquhar DG4 6JJ, Scotland
+44 1659 50270
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  • Excellent85%
  • Very good11%
  • Average2%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible2%
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“sorbet” (5 reviews)
“penne” (4 reviews)
“fine dining” (13 reviews)
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British, Scottish, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Blackaddie Road | Dumfriesshire, Sanquhar DG4 6JJ, Scotland
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Just wanted to say a big thank you to Ian and Jane for making our visit to their restaurant just perfect, food was amazing with such quality food and presented beautifully. It was great to meet you both :) If you get chance and are...More

Thank Cathy C
Reviewed July 15, 2018

We were fortunate enough to spend two nights at Blackaddie. We have known Ian McAndrews' cooking since his Canterbury days in the Eighties and had driven over 400 miles to experience it again. Our expectations were very high! We are delighted to report that these...More

Thank MrsC1954
Reviewed June 24, 2018

Four of us stayed here for three nights. It is in a quiet location with some views over the river. It was quite obvious that both our rooms had recently been refurbished, and to quite a high standard. Ours (Partridge) had a large and powerful...More

Thank ferrett55
Reviewed April 19, 2018

A top quality chef and support staff in a small, intimate setting. The food looked as good as it tasted - more what you expect from a top notch city restaurant but in a wonderful country house setting. Highly recommended!

Thank Dawn C
Reviewed December 18, 2017

Highly recommend the fine dining menu. Started with drinks and canapes by the fire then moved through to the dining room for a delicious four course meal - the chef, Ian really knows his stuff. I'm coeliac and didn't miss out on anything, the homemade...More

Thank aldoinwonderland
Reviewed November 2, 2017

From the moment you walk in you are made to feel very welcome at Blackaddie Country House. The room we stayed in had a stunning view down the river which we enjoyed while eating the delicious homemade shortbread and tablet provided. The food in the...More

Thank weelass68
Reviewed October 31, 2017

We recently stayed for 2 nights at Blackaddie & had the fine dining dinner both nights. Outstanding food beautifully prepared, cooked, & presented, with amazing intense complimentary flavours & textures served in a relaxed & comfortable environment with none of the fuss & theatrics we...More

Thank graham m
Reviewed September 14, 2017

Stayed for the night on a dinner bed and breakfast package. Delicious pre-dinner canapés and the most amazing meal. Wouldn't hesitate eating here.

Thank WoodentopOnTour
Reviewed August 11, 2017

We booked on the off chance and what a surprise. Its a very unusual and quirky place hidden away next to a beautiful river. very peaceful and secluded.

Thank anton e
Reviewed August 10, 2017

August 8th . Spent another wonderful night in the tranquil surroundings of Blackaddie , in the Mallard room , overlooking the river. As usual , we were warmly welcomed by June and relaxed until dinner time . The food here is the best I've eaten...More

Thank n00n005
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Agnes M
March 6, 2017|
Response from Ian M | Property representative |
The restaurant is open from 6.30pm for dinner and from 12.30 for lunch but booking is essential
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$39 - US$72
Breakfast, Dinner
Restaurant features
Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Full Bar, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Blackaddie Road | Dumfriesshire, Sanquhar DG4 6JJ, Scotland
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Scotland  >  Dumfries and Galloway  >  Sanquhar
  • Phone Number: +44 1659 50270
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Food at Blackaddie Country House Hotel is far and above what one would normally expect. Ian, owner and chef, has held a Michelin Star for many years in his previous restaurants, so you can imagine that the food here at Blackaddie is going to be some of the best to be found in Scotland. Recent Awards: Dinner Quality Award and Gold Medal Award for Excellence at the Scottish Hotel Awards5 Stars Exceptional from Food Review ScotlandGold Plate Status from Hotel Review ScotlandSilver Award from Eat ScotlandBlackaddie now has the highest Visit Scotland rating for a hotel restaurant in the Southwest of Scotland. Ian changes the menu daily and uses only fresh products. All dishes are made in their own kitchens where ever possible using locally sourced Scottish ingredients - only the very best will do.
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