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Globe Inn

56 High Street | Dumfries, Dumfries DG1 2JA, Scotland
+44 1387 252335
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  • Excellent55%
  • Very good31%
  • Average8%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible2%
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“side salad” (3 reviews)
“haggis” (4 reviews)
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Bar, British, Pub, Scottish
56 High Street | Dumfries, Dumfries DG1 2JA, Scotland
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We were shopping in the High Street and saw the signage. As you walk down the close to The Globe, your journey back in time, begins. It really is very nostalgic. The staff , lady chef and lady bartender, were so helpful, friendly and passionate...More

Thank June W
Reviewed 18 December 2017

I have had lunch at this interesting pub over many years when visiting Dumfries. The whole pub just reeks of history particularly its connections with Robbie Burns. Whilst not outstanding, the food is good and prices reasonable. Have no hesitation in recommending The Globe as...More

Thank Adrian D
Reviewed 27 November 2017 via mobile

Visited on Saturday.lovely friendly staff and local gentleman gave up his seat for me and my sister in the snug.Always such a warm friendly atmosphere and scrumptious food.

Thank Pamela M
Reviewed 3 November 2017

Just stopped for a few quick pints and toasted sandwich. Other food looked good too. Staff were very freindly

Thank Mark W
Reviewed 22 October 2017

Booked a meal for a 75th birthday today. Excellent meal, excellent prices, and excellent friendly service. If you are a fan of Robbie Burns, this is the place to come to, but if you're not a Burns fan, its still the place to come to,...More

Thank Les S
Reviewed 15 September 2017

This was Robert Burns' favourite pub in Dumfries (his bedroom is upstairs), and actor John Laurie (Fraser in Dad's Army) used to drink there as well. Live traditional music events on a Monday and other nights, good beer and a good atmosphere especially around Burns...More

Thank Belle D
Reviewed 31 August 2017

If you are visiting Dumfries, you cannot miss the Globe Inn. Tucked away in a hidden alley, you will find plenty of information about the history of Dumfries and the region. The staff are very welcoming and always happy to show the room (in its...More

Thank maryagna
Reviewed 30 June 2017

i had the howff burger.very basic .my friend had a chicken and bacon panini.too much mayo in it .drinks are reasonably priced .if you ask when you arrive you can go upstairs to see the room where robert burns stayed .there are also 2 rooms...More

Thank guernseyjock
Reviewed 13 June 2017

Very excited about seeing where Robert Burns wrote some of his poetry and to see that it is well taken care of.

Thank blburton04
Reviewed 7 May 2017

Historic pub down am allay. Easy to miss if your not looking out for it. If you are from out of town and don't want to chance your arm on ending up in "locals pub" then play safe and go here. Much nicer than the...More

Thank neil w
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Restaurant Details

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  • Food
  • Value
Bar, British, Pub, Scottish
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Child-friendly, Bar Scene
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 56 High Street | Dumfries, Dumfries DG1 2JA, Scotland
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Scotland  >  Dumfries and Galloway  >  Dumfries
  • Phone Number: +44 1387 252335
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