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Broon's Bar

English Street, Dumfries, Scotland
01387 279597
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Ranked #4 of 8 nightlife in Dumfries
Type: Bar/ Clubs
Most recent review
- Sep 27, 2013
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English first
St. Boswells, United Kingdom
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10 reviews 10 reviews
3 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 27, 2013

Good atmosphere, good music, good beer, good prices, friendly staff, a bit run down, but loads of character in the place. Entrance to male toilet was like the entrance to the ghost train!

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Dumfries
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 22, 2013

Pub decor is different and atmospheric, but that's probably the only positive. Took around 5 minutes each time to get get served at the bar when the place wasn't busy. This was whilst (who appeared to be) the manager was standing around doing nothing. Certain beers were in short supply and unavailable. Staff not all that friendly. Definitely has great... More

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Glasgow, United Kingdom
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3 reviews 3 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 8, 2013

Great pub good prices,excellent staff,and brilliant live music, the new owner really has turned the place around , quality music and service.Highly recommended,we mentioned an up and coming charity event and he offered us the whole place free of charge! Before we left he had arranged help for our charity in Broons and his other place in Glasgow. A true... More

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Blackpool
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45 reviews 45 reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2013

Visited this pub On Friday 21st june, got a couple of pints for myself and companion, tok a seat at the window, we could see beer was cloudy , tasted rotten, was so disappointed after reading good reviews, we just walked out and left the rotten beer. Wont be back there, too many good pubs in Dumfries. we rated broons... More

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Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
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12 reviews 12 reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2013

Being from out of town, I'm always a little wary of trying new pubs, especially ones that aren't part of a national chain. I decided to give Broon's a go, as it was just along from my hotel - and I'm glad I did. Service was prompt, friendly and the beer delicious. The internal decor is amazing - stuffed with... More

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harrogate
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2012

i stopped of in dumfries on my way back from ireland with a couple of friends,we had booked into the cairndale hotel and decided to go into the town centre for a drink.the first bar we came to was broons well what can i say the barmaids louise and karen made us feel welcome they were funny,polite and very helpful.the... More

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Hereford, United Kingdom
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4 reviews 4 reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2012

dropped in on a golf tour with 25 pals, what a place! we were entertainained by an amazing barmaid who knew about golf for a change and so made us laugh,she gave as good as she got and convinced us we should return that night. great night . Michael had us in stitches ,band rocked ,people of dumfries in broons... More

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scotland
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12 reviews 12 reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 12, 2011

Just had a very mixed experience at Broons.....the bar itself is great...but if the bloke Andrew contines to strutt makeing his presence felt, this great bar will be devoid of any customers

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London
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2011

Was staying with friends in Dumfries and on the Saturday Night they took me to Broons to see one of their live bands, the pub was packed full of people and I have to say after going a pub crawl in the town, we ended up back in Broons as it has the best atmosphere and was the busiest pub... More

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