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The Royal Hotel

St. Cuthbert Street, Kirkcudbright DG6 4DY, Scotland
+44 1557331213
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Ranked #13 of 13 restaurants in Kirkcudbright
Most recent review
- Feb 5, 2014
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6 reviews from our community

33% Recommend
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English first
Shropshire, United Kingdom
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54 reviews 54 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
40 helpful votes 40 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed February 5, 2014 via mobile

Not a nice place at all. Really run down and in desperate need of either knocking down or a complete refurb. Owner doesn't care and is rude plus the bar staff have no manners. Dirty bar and glasses and no different from the TIdes pub next door which is equally as bad. Avoid this place at all costs because during... More

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2013

I was sorely disappointed when, having ordered a simple bowl of pasta, I received what I can only describe as an inedible mush (overcooked by at least 5 minutes) with absolutely no flavour or redemptive qualities. I would suggest that further training, if any at all, is required for cooking staff, and that potential customers avoid the restaurant at all... More

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16 reviews 16 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 15, 2013

We called in here on our first night in Kirkcudbright it was OK and fairly busy. On our second night Saturday it was closed at 11.30 so could not get a drink.

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Birmingham, England, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 4, 2012

Everything me and my friends hoped for, a wonderful experience!

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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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209 reviews 209 reviews
72 restaurant reviews
119 helpful votes 119 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 4, 2012

This potentially and once beautiful hotel is really not worth staying at unless you can't get anything else. I was bitterly disappointed to see how far it has slipped. Mediocre service, too basic rooms, and a so so bar all combined to make it a forgetful experience.

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Top Contributor
78 reviews 78 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
44 helpful votes 44 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2011

After a poor experience in a neighbouring restaurant we tried the Royal Hotel and found it quiet and enjoyed a meal which was well cooked with tasty, tender meat and good service. Books and magazines were supplied to read while the food was being cooked which did not seem to be excessively long.

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