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211 King Street, Castle Douglas DG7 1DT, Scotland
+44 1556 503977
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  • Excellent68%
  • Very good23%
  • Average6%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“steak” (36 reviews)
“seafood” (10 reviews)
“crostini” (6 reviews)
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Italian, European, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
211 King Street, Castle Douglas DG7 1DT, Scotland
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We all had a lovely meal with all our 3 steaks being cooked to perfection from medium rare to well done. The restaurant was a little cold in temperature and should have had the temperature warmer before guests arrived.

Thank Mark W
Reviewed 15 October 2017 via mobile

Visited Carlo's on strength of previous reviews. We were not disappointed. Small, cosy and informal restaurant. Food was great...starters (pate, spicy mushrooms, garlic bread) all good and made even more special by the complementary breads with smoked salmon butter - which was gorgeous - and...More

Thank scusi14
Reviewed 1 October 2017 via mobile

Carlo really knows his scallops, steaks, pasta, desserts and more. I have dined there several times and have thoroughly enjoyed the food every time. My ideal meal at Carlo's is queenie scallops for starter, but these are not always available. Then a fillet steak; these...More

Thank Mick S
Reviewed 27 September 2017 via mobile

Excellent meal, good service reasonable prices. To be recommended, parking fairly easy, not enough gin in G&T!

Thank Thomas S
Reviewed 17 September 2017

We always have a meal at Carlos with family and friends on special occasion. Food is excellent. Staff and owners friendly and attentive

Thank Betty P
Reviewed 16 September 2017

In our opinion this is the best option for an evening meal in Castle Douglas. Helpful and cheery staff and a pleasant ambience with linen napkins and tablecloths. The food was excellent; my fettucini with seafood was more seafood with fettucini which was a nice...More

Thank jimc352
Reviewed 25 August 2017 via mobile

An absolutely lovely meal. Even though we had to go to the theatre, service was fast and both meals were delicious. Congratulations to both chef and staff. Highly recommended.

Thank g0rd0n65
Reviewed 18 August 2017

Five of us (3 generations, oldest 86) came here whilst on holiday in the area. We chose it on the basis of the good reviews. Great place, friendly staff (definitely on a mission to get people in and out as quickly as possible). It was...More

Thank runforthehills2016
Reviewed 31 July 2017 via mobile

An unprepossessing exterior hides a small and delightful restaurant. A lovely warm welcome from staff led us to an intimate booth for four. Drinks ordered, selection of breads with ramekins of spicy tomato paste and a taramasalata-type spread provided while we waited for starters. The...More

2  Thank Margaret W
Reviewed 14 July 2017 via mobile

Carlo's restaurant is worth a trip to Castle Douglas. It is seldom that authentic Italian food, made with passion, gusto and skill, can be found. But, in the south west of Scotland, it is a true delight to have experienced such excellence supported by staff...More

1  Thank JamesGreyvensteyn
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Romantic, Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
6:00 PM - 10:30 PM
6:00 PM - 10:30 PM
6:00 PM - 10:30 PM
6:00 PM - 10:30 PM
6:00 PM - 10:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 211 King Street, Castle Douglas DG7 1DT, Scotland
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Scotland  >  Dumfries and Galloway  >  Castle Douglas
  • Phone Number: +44 1556 503977
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