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Sawney Beans Pub and Bistro

Corner Hoods Loaning English street | Bard's Quarter, Dumfries, Scotland
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Ranked #73 of 105 Restaurants in Dumfries
Cuisines: British
Description: "Also does great student open mic nights and cabaret, as well as comedy evenings".
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Description: "Also does great student open mic nights and cabaret, as well as comedy evenings".
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English first
Glasgow, United Kingdom
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15 reviews 15 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2013

Meal was very good and was served in appropriate time scale. Staff friendly and ensured that everything was as you liked. It was good that the bar was in a separate area.

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Glasgow, United Kingdom
Senior Reviewer
8 reviews 8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 29, 2013

We ate here on the Friday. Not a huge choice but enough. The food was very nice and the service was good

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Sheffield, United Kingdom
Top Contributor
439 reviews 439 reviews
166 restaurant reviews
121 helpful votes 121 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 5, 2013

We ordered our meal my ex ordered beef stroganoff menu said sliced beet £12 when it arrive lump after lump fat and gristle I complained and the server said she would change it but it would be another hang around so she kept it and the server said ok but won't charge for drinks? When the bill arrived she only... More

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Stranraer
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5 reviews 5 reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 12, 2013

Stayed in the Cairndale Hotel and ate here on our last night food was very nice, staff were lovely. would recommend.

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Bellshill
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95 reviews 95 reviews
63 restaurant reviews
101 helpful votes 101 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 22, 2013

Typical pub grub but the desserts were delicious especially the sticky toffee pudding and cream of galloways ice cream

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Stirling, United Kingdom
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 12, 2012

I felt comfortable and welcome eating alone. The quality of the food was very good and the service excellent

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Loch Lomond and The Trossachs National Park, United Kingdom
Top Contributor
128 reviews 128 reviews
55 restaurant reviews
62 helpful votes 62 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed November 10, 2012

This was by far the worst meal I have even had. I chose prawn, apple and pineapple salad with brown bread to start-no brown bread and it was served with some thinly sliced crusty bread and no lemon!!!!!!! I chose the daily dish which was explained to be stuffed chicken wrapped in bacon however what came was a chicken terrine... More

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Glasgow, United Kingdom
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19 reviews 19 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2012

food was avrage always eat out when im there didnt think it was worth the money and also the cost of the alcohol u get a good meal and drink elsewhere

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Walton-on-Thames
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20 reviews 20 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2012

Don't worry, for those of you who know the legend of Sawney Bean, human flesh is not on the menu! Had a nice meal of haggis neaps and tatties, followed by the cheese board. Very nice.

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motherwell
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15 reviews 15 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2012

Ate at this bistro as a hotel guest , the menu selection was varied and prices excellent. The service was really good,.defo give it a try .

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