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211 King Street, Castle Douglas DG7 1DT, Scotland
+44 1556 503977
Tue - Sat 18:00 - 22:30
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Kippford, United Kingdom
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22 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We are always grateful to have this quality restaurant in our locality. Service is excellent, food is superb, its the full package! Compared to the other very mediocre restaurants in the area this is head and shoulders above, thanks to all the staff for making every dining event a special occasion,many thanks Heather and Carlo.

Thank Alan D
Carlisle, United Kingdom
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58 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Came highly recommended but not sure why. The starters were not what was expected. Brushetta came covered with cheese - I have never seen cheese on brushetta before. The focaccia bread looked like a pizza base! thin and crispy. It was the main couse that was the real dissapointment. It was bland with no real flavour.

Thank Pollypops2014
Castle Douglas, United Kingdom
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6 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 1 week ago

My husband and I have eaten here a few times and always found the standard of food, and service to be very high. Staff are always very efficient and pleasant and never make you feel rushed. There is a good selection on the menu and a lovely choice of wines. I always look forward to eating there and will definitely... More 

Thank Carolyn040
Dumfries, United Kingdom
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49 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We have been eating at Carlo's for decades and have never been disappointed. This visit was as good as ever. Homely atmosphere, friendly service, excellent food, good value. We just love it.

Thank Farmlabourer
Dumfries and Galloway, United Kingdom
2 reviews
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I would highly recommend we have been here 5 times now and every time has been simply superb .we have calamari usually followed by steak with usually no room for dessert

Thank 111111121112222221
Stourbridge, United Kingdom
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7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Fantastic meal and service. Both food and wine menus had plenty of choice and everything we ate was cooked perfectly. Slightly expensive but I guess you get what you pay for.

Thank Chris P
Doune, United Kingdom
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22 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I walked in off the street on a busy Saturday night and was delighted that the restaurant were able to give me their only unoccupied table with zero notice! Staff were friendly and attentive despite being at full stretch. The goujons followed by a pasta dish were very good value and I was even offered a Tupperware bowl to rake... More 

Thank fionag0
Kirkcudbright, United Kingdom
1 review
Reviewed 18 February 2017 via mobile

Flawless staff from start to finish, attentive and subtle. The freshness of seafood came through in our starts and main courses. Pasta dish for our daughter was traditional and very tasty. Little pricey when we first seen the menu but after our meal it was worth every penny. Wide range of puddings, something for everyone. Fantastic and can't wait to... More 

Thank Morton56
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 16 February 2017 via mobile

Even thought it was most likely the busiest night of the year this was a very enjoyable visit and did not feel rushed or underprepared. Waiting staff and front of house were lovely and welcoming. The restaurant was cozy and charming and the food was perfect. As with many "Valentine's deal" I had reservations about the quality for such a... More 

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York, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
Reviewed 11 February 2017

Friendly warm welcome to this Well placed Italian restaurant in middle of Castle Douglas. Excellent specials menu served by caring attentive staff.

Thank mch2204

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Italian, European
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Romantic, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
18:00 - 22:30
18:00 - 22:30
18:00 - 22:30
18:00 - 22:30
18:00 - 22:30
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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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?