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The Royal Hotel

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50 St. Cuthbert Street, Kirkcudbright DG6 4DY, Scotland
+44 1557331213
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Kirkcudbright, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 29, 2016

The owner is very welcoming and supportive of the local community through the space on offer for events. Homely bar.

1 Thank kim282015
Shropshire, United Kingdom
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89 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 116 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 

2 Thank Shropshire78
1 review
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 

Thank ESL1234
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38 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 48 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.

Thank maiseyNewcastle_tyne
Birmingham, England, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 4, 2012

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

Thank 01071992
Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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404 reviews
158 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 197 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 3, 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.

Thank I H
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115 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 67 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.

Thank BrianArmagh

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 50 St. Cuthbert Street, Kirkcudbright DG6 4DY, Scotland
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Scotland  >  Dumfries and Galloway  >  Kirkcudbright
  • Phone Number: +44 1557331213
  • This restaurant is at The Royal Hotel

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