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The Selkirk Arms Bar, Bistro and Restaurant

High Street | Selkirk Arms Hotel, Kirkcudbright DG6 4JG, Scotland
+44 1557 330402
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Overview
  • Excellent63%
  • Very good28%
  • Average6%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“scallops” (33 reviews)
“cullen skink” (7 reviews)
“roast beef” (5 reviews)
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CUISINES
Bar, European, British, Scottish, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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Service
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LOCATION
High Street | Selkirk Arms Hotel, Kirkcudbright DG6 4JG, Scotland
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Go early for good food at this popular bar. Service is quick and the staff cope well. The meal was good and the portion was generous.More

Thank Ken R
ThewalkersScotland, General Manager at The Selkirk Arms Bar, Bistro and Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Dear Ken R, Thank you for your review - your praise of our staff, food and service is lovely to read. We are indeed very busy, particularly at the time of year and the Bistro Lounge can fill up quickly early evening although there is...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We were treated to a lovely meal with a gorgeous welcome by the team. An occasion to remember. We enjoyed a meal of duck and exquisite lasagna followed by delicious puds. Great service in a lovely atmosphereMore

Thank Iveta B
ThewalkersScotland, General Manager at The Selkirk Arms Bar, Bistro and Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Dear Iveta B, Thank you for your positive review - it is lovely to read. I'm so pleased you enjoyed your meals and the ambience added to your evening. We're genuinely delighted each and every time our guests take time to do a review for...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The food here is lovely and the service is always very good. The menu is seasonal and so it is not the same food every time you go. Great vegetarian options and specials.More

Thank Foodaholic01
ThewalkersScotland, General Manager at The Selkirk Arms Bar, Bistro and Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Dear Foodaholic01, Thank you for this review - great comments, I'm really glad that we remain consistent with our food and service. We have a lovely new menu coming out mid July so look out for that - hope we can welcome you back soon....More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Location: central location. lovely decor and atmosphere Service: very attentive and professional as well as friendly Food: Delicious! allergen information is provided to a good standard. thoroughly enjoyed the food.More

Thank Cat H
ThewalkersScotland, General Manager at The Selkirk Arms Bar, Bistro and Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Dear Cat H, Fantastic review - thank you so much. I'm delighted that you enjoyed our food and attentive service. We do indeed carry an allergen guide to help our guests choose their meal and the Chefs are always please to offer any advice. We...More

Reviewed 14 June 2017 via mobile

Excellent food welcoming staff We got in just in time without booking the next four groups were put on waiting list for table.More

Thank David B
ThewalkersScotland, General Manager at The Selkirk Arms Bar, Bistro and Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Dear David B, Thank you for your 5Star review. We can get very busy and do start a waiting list for guests if there are no tables as they come in. We get them a comfortable seat in our Burns Room, bring a drink to...More

Reviewed 14 June 2017

Very warm and charming decor. Staff extremely friendly. Good wine selection with fair prices. I had the duck and my husband had lamb. Both were delicious. We had a starter of King scallops over Cullen skink, wish we had both had our own. Reservations are...More

Thank zeusy33
ThewalkersScotland, General Manager at The Selkirk Arms Bar, Bistro and Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 15 June 2017

Dear zeusy33, Outstanding review - we appreciate it, so thank you. I'm glad you enjoyed the ambience, enjoyed your meals and found the staff friendly. We hope we have the right balance with our booking policy: bookings are taken in the restaurant in the evening...More

Reviewed 13 June 2017 via mobile

Visited this lovely restaurant while on a weekend break! The staff were all so polite and helpful and the meals were very tasty. We had the 2 courses for £14.95 which is such good value for the quality of the food. Would definitely go again...More

Thank Samanthe T
ThewalkersScotland, General Manager at The Selkirk Arms Bar, Bistro and Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 13 June 2017

Dear Samanthe T, We try and keep the occasion of traditional Sunday Lunch tradition alive - 2 roasts, fish or vegetarian option on offer on a 2 or 3 course menu, as preferred. Thank you for remarking on the good value and quality. I 'm...More

Reviewed 12 June 2017

At lunchtime, midweek, in May the Bistro was nearly full. We had been advised to book, but had failed to do so & were lucky to get a table. The food was excellent (we had the Italian special) & the staff very helpful.More

Thank BigAnnII
ThewalkersScotland, General Manager at The Selkirk Arms Bar, Bistro and Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 13 June 2017

Dear BigAnnII, Thank you for your review and for rating us 5stars. I'm delighted that you enjoyed the food and the safe were helpful. I hope you can come back and see us soon - our new menu will launch in July, in September we...More

Reviewed 12 June 2017

Delicious dinner for four on Thursday evening. Staff friendly and welcoming serving great food. Would recommend the mushroom and blue cheese lasagneMore

Thank Billyboy666
ThewalkersScotland, General Manager at The Selkirk Arms Bar, Bistro and Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 13 June 2017

Dear Billyboy666, We're delighted - thank you! I'm glad you had a lovely meal served by engaging staff. The lasagne is indeed a lovely dish and hearty portion - delicious with the garlic bread and salad. Thank you so much for writing this review and...More

Reviewed 11 June 2017 via mobile

Good choice of food. Pleasant atmosphere. Helpful staff. Try the draught alcohol-free lager. Very nice option for the designated driver.

Thank ALW186334
ThewalkersScotland, General Manager at The Selkirk Arms Bar, Bistro and Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 13 June 2017

Dear ALW186334, Thank you for your positive review. I'm very pleased your experience was excellent and you enjoyed the food and drinks we have to offer. I hope we can welcome you back soon. Kind Regards Joanna Scott.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
USD 16 - USD 47
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Kids, Groups, Romantic
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: High Street | Selkirk Arms Hotel, Kirkcudbright DG6 4JG, Scotland
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Scotland  >  Dumfries and Galloway  >  Kirkcudbright
  • Phone Number: +44 1557 330402
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  • This restaurant is at The Selkirk Arms Hotel
Description
SEE OUR HOTEL REVIEWS THE SELKIRK ARMS HOTEL many guests are still posting food review on the Hotel web site as well...Choice of dining areas in this 17 bedroom town house hotel. Choose from the Bar, Bistro or Restaurant where the same a la caret menu is available throughout. Both open to the public and hotel residents daily for breakfast, lunch and dinner. Dine at a leisurely pace with cosy settees, casual dining areas, free wi fi and a relaxed atmosphere. Although a hotel the food is the big attraction here and it is very popular with locals. The Chef won Dumfries and Galloway Chef of the Year in 2012. A great selection of beers and real ales are on tap.
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