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Old Bank Restaurant and Coffee House

94 Irish Street, Dumfries, Scotland
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Ranked #24 of 108 Restaurants in Dumfries
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Cuisines: English, Scottish
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch
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Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch
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English first
Dumfries, United Kingdom
Top Contributor
72 reviews 72 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 26, 2015 NEW

Returned here once again for another fantastic lunch, fantastic service and reasonable prices, didn't realise they have a dedicated Yankee Candle store... Bought a wee candle :) another happy customer :)

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Dumfries, United Kingdom
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72 reviews 72 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 23, 2014

Been here for lunch on many occasions and tried a lot of dishes. There home made mac and cheese is awesome!!! Prices are really reasonable too... Staff are friendly and the whole place has a nice little quirky feeling about it, will return many times in future :)

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

You have made my Christmas. My staff and I work hard to make the Old Bank worth visiting and customers like you are the real pay off. Thank you. It's Christmas Day and I'm still working that's how serious I take my business. Have a Very Merry Christmas and Happy New Year. JoAnn M More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 12, 2014

We all had a very nice lunch everything was excellent Andrew looked after us all very well. Anne and Peter

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

Thank you for your feed back. I am pleased you enjoyed your visit and praise for Andrew is much appreciated. I have many customer who compliment me on all my staff for their friendly service. Have a very Merry Christmas and look forward to welcoming you again in the New Year. JoAnn M More 

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7 reviews 7 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 24, 2014

I have always regularly visited old bank but not so much of late. In the past year it has completely changed with staff and food quality. Prices are a wee bit steep for a cafe and portions don't reflect that. Sandwiches come with a weird dish with a tiny bit of salad. My sister usually has a latte which is... More 

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

Bring back The Old Bank ? I have run The Old Bank for 7 years and owned it for over a year before that. It was bankrupt and had sat empty for over 3 years. So it is at least 11 years since it was open before I bought it. I have very many customers who praise me on my... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2014

This is my favorite meeting place with my friends for lunch. The service is always great and everyone is always lovely. The food has never disappointed us! From lovely home made soup to lasagne.

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

Dear Mrs Beattie, thank you for your kind comments about your visit and experience of The Old Bank Restaurant Dumfries. I am pleased you enjoy using the place and hope you will continue to do so. Will pass on your positive feed back about the food to my kitchen staff who work hard preparing fresh food, it gives everyone. A... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2014 via mobile

Stopped in for breakfast with a friend on a cold wet day. Service was very friendly, and our server went the extra mile by adding beans to my order (very important at 7months pregnant!) it's the little things that count! Fab experience and now a favourite place for lunch. Would highly recommend to everyone.

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

Delighted with your views about the Old Bank. We appreciate you appreciate us, we do try our best at all times. Thank you for your positive feed back. We look forward to welcoming you back. JoAnn More 

Dumfries and Galloway, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2014

I frequently visit this restaurant to meet with friends for lunch and I have never been disappointed! The meals are always delicious and the staff are flexible to accommodate any requests - even beans for my pregnant friend! The staff are always warm, welcoming and efficient with our order taken timeously. Today, I have visited this restaurant and was saddened... More 

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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. We are glad you enjoy the Old Bank Restaurant in Dumfries. With our very best wishes from all at The Old Bank. JoAnn More 

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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 6, 2014

I have been here a couple if times and always found the food and service good. However on my last visit the women that apparently owns the place was so rude to my friend, insulting his size! Basically we had to move seats because of where we were sitting and her staff would struggle to get passed him. Maybe the... More 

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

As the owner of The Old Bank I was most definitely not involved in this incident. I don't know why you were moved. I apologise for any upset you were caused. Our tables are laid out in a way for passages to be clear for serving as health and safety when carrying hot food is a priority. If for some... More 

Kirkcudbright, United Kingdom
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92 reviews 92 reviews
64 restaurant reviews
66 helpful votes 66 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 25, 2014

In the south west of Scotland the Old Bank serves the best Club Sandwich so far. Every time we visit I have this; full of flavour, well assembled (does not let the filling fall in your lap), my wife does try different things but I am happy to have this at each visit. Am I boring? No, if you enjoy... More 

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10 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2014

One of my favourite places for lunch. Always a high standard of food and special menu has good variety. Staff always helpful and pleasant. Highly recommend.

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Address: 94 Irish Street, Dumfries, Scotland
Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Scotland  >  Dumfries and Galloway  >  Dumfries
Cuisine: English, Scottish

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