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Old Bank Restaurant and Coffee House

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94 Irish Street | Corner of Irish Street and Bank Street, Dumfries, Scotland
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9:00 am - 4:30 pm
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Hours:
Mon - Sat 9:00 am - 4:30 pm
Dining options: Breakfast, Lunch, Reservations

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    Very good
  • 8
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Great food - great staff and value for money

Great choice of food - lunches, cakes etc in refurbished old bank Cake selections amazing. Nice selection of gifts and Yankee candles also on sale in the original bank vault room Will definitely return

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 18, 2015
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Lochgelly, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2015 NEW

Visited here one afternoon with my husband and have to say the food was excellent, good home cooking, just what you need on miserable rainy day, and the portion sizes were more that enough, the service was excellent and the staff very friendly, also very welcoming to children which is a refreshing change, would definitely recommend here, well done everyone.

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scotland
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2015

Great choice of food - lunches, cakes etc in refurbished old bank Cake selections amazing. Nice selection of gifts and Yankee candles also on sale in the original bank vault room Will definitely return

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Sunderland, United Kingdom
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80 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 67 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2015

We had an excellent lunch served by very pleasant staff. There was plenty of choice both traditional fare and Specials.

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Glasgow, United Kingdom
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14 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2015

Popped in for lunch and had a lovely meal. food fresh and tasty and staff friendly would recommend this as a lovely clean and pleasant place to eat.

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joann m, Owner at Old Bank Restaurant and Coffee House, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your kind review. We try very hard to deliver prompt attentive and friendly Service. So pleased you enjoyed our home cooked food. We hope you visit us again. JoAnn M More 

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16 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2015

Lovely staff ,nice atmosphere and ok food ,I had lasagne here for lunch which was nice but the only thing I could fault that it had too much tomato in it other than that everything else was just fine ,will try to visit again in the future but try the rest of menu .

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joann m, Owner at Old Bank Restaurant and Coffee House, responded to this review

Thank you for your feed back. We take note off all comments from customers. Glad to hear you are planning another visit to the Old Bank and look forward to welcoming you Back. JoAnn M More 

Paisley, United Kingdom
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8 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2015

I grew up in Dumfries and while I may no longer live there anymore, every time I come to Dumfries to visit family, I insist on coming here for a bite to eat. The staff are really friendly and welcoming, the decor is kept to a high standard and has a really homely feel that I like. Service is always... More 

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joann m, Owner at Old Bank Restaurant and Coffee House, responded to this review

Thank you for your excellent comments. It is a great help to the staff at the old bank to receive positive feed back. Look forward to you returning to visit us. JoAnn M More 

Dalbeattie, United Kingdom
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12 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 6, 2015

One of the west tea rooms in Dumfries, food is all fresh made, home made soup of all varieties is second to none and piping hot, instead of look warm like most places 👌

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joann m, Owner at Old Bank Restaurant and Coffee House, responded to this review

Thank your for your review. I am so pleased you enjoyed the Old Bank Restaurant. My cooks will be delighted to hear your comments about your comments on the food they prepare. We pride ourselves on our freshly prepared meals and our specials board. We look forward to you visiting us next time you are in Dumfries. JoAnn M More 

SCOTLAND
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2015 via mobile

Lovely atmosphere - great welcome - excellent food - friendly and efficient staff - very attentive - soup and cakes amazing - coffee and tea nice and hot. Love the smell of candles. Great experience overall x

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joann m, Owner at Old Bank Restaurant and Coffee House, responded to this review

Thank you for your positive feed back. I'm so glad you enjoyed your visit to the Old Bank Dumfries. It's a great help to myself and staff when customers write in to Trip Advisor. Look forward to welcoming you back at a future date. JoAnn M More 

Dumfries, United Kingdom
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17 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2015

Lovely place to go for lunch, staff very welcoming and friendly. And has a relaxed atmosphere. Thoroughly enjoyed our meals today but had no room for dessert. But will be back in soon for afternoon coffee and home made scone/cake 😄

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joann m, Owner at Old Bank Restaurant and Coffee House, responded to this review

Thank you for your feed back about The Old Bank. Delighted with your very kind comments. We look forward to welcoming you back. JoAnn M More 

Dalkeith, Scotland, United Kingdom
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161 reviews
103 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 75 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 16, 2015

Decent place let down by average service and some high prices. Coffee not good, came in a small cup and still charged high prices. Steak pie was excellent and good value, afternoon tea was hugely overpriced for a basic sandwich, scone and chocolate cake. Ordered soft drinks didn't arrive even after reminding staff. Wouldn't return.

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joann m, Owner at Old Bank Restaurant and Coffee House, responded to this review

Thank you for your feed back. Delighted you enjoyed our steak Pie. We pride ourselves on sourcing good local produce which is prepared and cooked in our kitchen. J M. Management More 

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Additional Information about Old Bank Restaurant and Coffee House

Address: 94 Irish Street | Corner of Irish Street and Bank Street, Dumfries, Scotland
Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Scotland  >  Dumfries and Galloway  >  Dumfries
Open Hours:
Monday 9:00 am - 4:30 pm
Tuesday 9:00 am - 4:30 pm
Wednesday 9:00 am - 4:30 pm
Thursday 9:00 am - 4:30 pm
Friday 9:00 am - 4:30 pm
Saturday 9:00 am - 4:30 pm
Cuisine: British, Scottish

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 94 Irish Street | Corner of Irish Street and Bank Street, Dumfries, Scotland
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Scotland  >  Dumfries and Galloway  >  Dumfries

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: British, Scottish
Open Hours
Monday
9:00 am - 4:30 pm
Tuesday
9:00 am - 4:30 pm
Wednesday
9:00 am - 4:30 pm
Thursday
9:00 am - 4:30 pm
Friday
9:00 am - 4:30 pm
Saturday
9:00 am - 4:30 pm

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