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Gretna | Gretna Hall Hotel, Gretna Green DG16 5DY, Scotland
01461 338257
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9:00 am - 8:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 9:00 am - 8:00 pm
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20 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2016 via mobile

We dined in this restaurant for 2 nights the food was ok served hot and service was quick what was odd was that the some diners dishes were served to a higher standard to others eg coulie mint leaves and cream but other than that it was fine

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Penrith, United Kingdom
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2015

Not a good start when you can’t find the entrance. Didn’t fancy joining somebody’s wedding party on the steps with the red carpet and getting in the way of their photographs! We ended going in the bottom of the dining room through a firedoor that was propped open for ventilation. Nice warm welcome. Drinks arrived – my lemonade tasted more... More 

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Thank CumbrianPen
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2015 via mobile

Stopped on our way to Blackpool. Nice lay out and well kept,staff where very pleasant especially bill on the till (pardon the pun) Soup was £3.99 per bowl which I thought was expensive and it seemed to lack taste.

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Thank Paul M
Vashon, Washington
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2015

Stopped in Gretna and picked this place at random. Ate at the bar and it was pretty much an average experience. Food was standard pub fare and beers on tap were the usual suspects. Staff were friendly enough but not sure I would eat here again.

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Thank Adam S
Chester-le-Street, United Kingdom
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51 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2015

Poor quality food and drinks at an extortionate price. Dry chewy venison, the chicken looked anemic and the haggis it was stuffed in was dry and cheap tasting. Staff off handish and snooty. The resturant smelled damp and the wedding function next door was separated with a flimsy door so we heard the du pumping away throughout out dinner. Not... More 

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1 Thank Nichola C
Carlisle, England, United Kingdom
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26 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2015

We have went here every year for last 6 years on Mother's Day, and decided to go there today- big mistake! The carvery had finished, but they said we could just have food as In a bar meal, so we said ok. There was 7 of us, but they made no effort to accomadate us with a large table, so... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2014 via mobile

- Staff were horrible not caring or organised. - Reception weren't helpful. - Rooms were vile to say the least not clean at all. - Food was average and very overly priced. - Well over booked, very packed. - The bedroom was not comfy and squashed. - Only brilliant thing this hotel has is Laura the wedding planner. - WOULD... More 

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Thank thomasemily
Glasgow, United Kingdom
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133 reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 1, 2014

Whilst staying in nearby Ecclefechan, we popped into the restaurant, as I had stayed at the hotel several years ago. All I can say is that the prices have gone up and the standard of food had gone down. The food was nice, but if we had not been using my girlfriend's "2 for 1 Tastecard", it would have been... More 

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Thank Donald M
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2013 via mobile

Arrived on the 31st may 2013 we had pre booked a table, the decor was ok, the menu looked ok however that's were it all ended, I ordered the t bone steak and at £24 was not cheap! When it arrived it looked very limp and dry with a few paltry frozen chips and boiled to the death veg! My... More 

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Thank s73ve
Whitley Bay, United Kingdom
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51 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 22, 2012

good quality food and plenty of it. Pleasant staff with nice surroundings

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    2 of 5 stars
    Service
    3 of 5 stars
  • Value
    2 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    2 of 5 stars
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff
Open Hours
Sunday
9:00 am - 8:00 pm
Monday
9:00 am - 8:00 pm
Tuesday
9:00 am - 8:00 pm
Wednesday
9:00 am - 8:00 pm
Thursday
9:00 am - 8:00 pm
Friday
9:00 am - 8:00 pm
Saturday
9:00 am - 8:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Gretna | Gretna Hall Hotel, Gretna Green DG16 5DY, Scotland
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Scotland  >  Dumfries and Galloway  >  Gretna Green
  • Phone Number: 01461 338257

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