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Doonhamer

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Academy Street, Dumfries DG1 1DF, Scotland
01387 253832
Monday
Closed
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Hours:
Tue - Sat 9:00 am - 3:00 pm
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations, Late Night
Good for:
Breakfast/Brunch
Reservations
Late Night

TripAdvisor Reviewer Highlights

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Visitor rating
  • 19
    Excellent
  • 4
    Very good
  • 2
    Average
  • 1
    Poor
  • 1
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Most recent review
girlie lunch

fantastic food, we all selected from the "specials" menu, I had the lamb and it was delicious, also had a taste of the risotto and it was amazing. As we were all on afternoon off from work, we had some Prossecco, we were delighted when the bill came, very reasonable, all in all a great time was... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed August 6, 2014
Joyce E
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Dumfries, Scotland, United Kingdom
Good for:
  • Breakfast/Brunch
  • Reservations
  • Late Night
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27 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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English first
Dumfries, Scotland, United Kingdom
Reviewer
5 reviews 5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2014

fantastic food, we all selected from the "specials" menu, I had the lamb and it was delicious, also had a taste of the risotto and it was amazing. As we were all on afternoon off from work, we had some Prossecco, we were delighted when the bill came, very reasonable, all in all a great time was had by all,... More 

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Dumfries, United Kingdom
Senior Reviewer
10 reviews 10 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2014

The place is now called No 17, however, I would place it much lower than that in the places in Dumfries to which I would return. The meal that came was stone cold within two minutes of its arrival on the table and was consequently completely inedible. My wife had a scone which was like cardboard, and was also left... More 

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Dumfries, United Kingdom
Senior Reviewer
9 reviews 9 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2014

Had yet another lovely lunch here, the owners are just lovely & the food yummy - we will certainly be back! No complaints from us!

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Dumfries, United Kingdom
Contributor
16 reviews 16 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2014 via mobile

First time I had been in since was revamped. Was very nice and lovely staff. Tried the pasta dish off lunchtime special and it was 👍👍😄. Will be back again very soon 😄

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Dumfries, United Kingdom
Contributor
18 reviews 18 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 19, 2014

The Doonhamer has been totally revamped and is now called No.17 still owned and run by Florence and Nick. They now only specialise in breakfasts and lunches and do this really well. The food is prepared I front of you and is excellent. The restaurant is spotlessly clean and the staff are great. If you want breakfast or lunch or... More 

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Senior Reviewer
7 reviews 7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2013

Since being in new ownership , I have been here on 3 occassions. 1st time was for lunch with my son,which was lovely. 2nd time with friends on a Saturday night,menu was average & meal was nice,nothing spectacular but as it was quiet we had full attention from our hosts,who couldn't have been more attentive. On the 3rd occasion,lunchtime,a few... More 

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Glasgow
Top Contributor
50 reviews 50 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2013 via mobile

Good place to get a breakfast. Staff are friendly and the restaurant is clean. Would recommend if you're looking for good decent food.

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Dumfries, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 27, 2013

Doonhamer is the best restaurant in Dumfries.The food is fresh and tasty ,the atmosphere is good.The chef knows his job! recommend the restaurant for the quality of the food , the variety of the menu and of course the prices.The service is professional and friendly. Dumfries needs a place like Doonhamer restaurant!

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Glasgow, United Kingdom
Senior Contributor
30 reviews 30 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2013

The Doonhamer is always a dissapointment when we go, which we do rarely due to the bad service… the food is excellent, truly very nice and simple but full of flavour. The service is dreadful – you get the feeling that you are holding the waiting staff back from their other endeavours! You feel like saying If I am getting... More 

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Lochmaben, Scotland, United Kingdom
2 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 22, 2012

Great food! Kids love it, adults love it, the price is right, the staff are friendly - what's not to like?

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Academy Street, Dumfries DG1 1DF, Scotland
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Scotland  >  Dumfries and Galloway  >  Dumfries
  • Phone Number: 01387 253832

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Scottish
Open Hours
Tuesday
9:00 am - 3:00 pm
Wednesday
9:00 am - 3:00 pm
Thursday
9:00 am - 3:00 pm
Friday
9:00 am - 3:00 pm
Saturday
9:00 am - 3:00 pm

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?