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The Selkirk Arms Bar, Bistro and Restaurant

High Street | Selkirk Arms Hotel, Kirkcudbright DG6 4JG, Scotland
+44 1557 330402
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Overview
  • Excellent63%
  • Very good28%
  • Average6%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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Bar, European, British, Scottish, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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High Street | Selkirk Arms Hotel, Kirkcudbright DG6 4JG, Scotland
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

We were tempted by the menu for lobster July and booked a table. But as the weather had been poor no lobster had been caught so we were a little disappointed. However we both chose the lamb and it was so delicious. The waitress was...More

Thank jan h
ThewalkersScotland, General Manager at The Selkirk Arms Bar, Bistro and Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Dear jan h, Aah the lobster - he has proved to be very popular this summer. And no sooner IN, than sold out, more due to popularity than quantities available! (we gets lots every time...) Indeed, we are in the same boat today, sold out...More

Reviewed 6 days ago

I came here with my husband on our honeymoon and we were very impressed. The service was excellent and the quality of the food superb. My husband said the steak was the best he has ever had! 100% recommend to anyone!

Thank Rebecca G
Reviewed 6 days ago

Staying close by, took a chance and phoned for same night reservation. We were told there were some tables still available in the bar area, but restaurant not open for another hour and fully booked. Arrived 5 mins later at the bar and all tables...More

Thank peex
ThewalkersScotland, General Manager at The Selkirk Arms Bar, Bistro and Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Dear peex, I'm pleased! - thank you. We're very lucky in that many of the team have been with us for long enough to be able to make a snap decision that they know will work, experience shows. We are experiencing that busy time of...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Lovely meal two nights running couldn't book a room this visit as it was full but ate here as is our norm. Love this place. Alaister, Eileen, Nicole, Callum always welcome us back. New staff here and the whole front of house has been given...More

Thank MsWeatherwax
ThewalkersScotland, General Manager at The Selkirk Arms Bar, Bistro and Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Dear MsWeatherwax, Thank you for your glowing review and we're delighted that you enjoyed your weekend in Kirkcudbright. I will be sure to pass your kind marks to the staff mentioned, fantastic that you were welcomed back warmly. Hoping to see you both again soon....More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

As we were staying nearby we decided to try this restaurant. The place has a nice feel, with very welcoming, friendly & efficient staff. There is a good variety of items on the menu & the option of local cuisine. The wine list has plenty...More

Thank dinegood801
ThewalkersScotland, General Manager at The Selkirk Arms Bar, Bistro and Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Dear dinegood801, A lovely review - thank you for your comments about the warm welcome, staff and food. We do try hard to deliver a great all-round product from first impressions, to actual content and general ambience - I hope it is a happy, relaxing...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We loved this restaurant, the staff were very attentive and that was greatly appreciated by myself and USA nephew and family, the food was fantastic, the drinks even better, the surroundings including garden was lovely, will certainly came again.

Thank Happas
ThewalkersScotland, General Manager at The Selkirk Arms Bar, Bistro and Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Dear Happas, Thank you for your review which is very positive - I feel that you all very much enjoyed your experience with us - and we're delighted. We look forward to welcoming you all back again, take care. best regards, Joanna Scott

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Visiting the town for the afternoon and stopped here for a late lunch; the staff were excellent (even though it was the end of the lunchtime service) but the food was wonderful - sharing platter of locally sourced smoked delicacies and then 2 truly excellent...More

Thank rachelcarey
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Just finished a wonderful lunch in the Selkirk Arms in their Lovely light and airy bar area. The menu gave an large starter, main course and pudding selection along with some specials. Good variety. As an example Our starters were Haggis Bon bons; fresh Asparagus...More

Thank ACandC
ThewalkersScotland, General Manager at The Selkirk Arms Bar, Bistro and Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Dear ACandC, Wonderful - thank you! I'm delighted you enjoyed the ambience and the food. The Bistro area does let a lot of light in through the glass - perfect on a sunny day like yesterday. Thank you so much for taking the time to...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I haven't stayed here at all but have enjoyed a delicious meal in their nice restaurant . Staff are excellent, attentive and friendly. Lovely lounge area too for a drink or a bar mealMore

Thank Freddie212
ThewalkersScotland, General Manager at The Selkirk Arms Bar, Bistro and Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Dear Freddie212, We are delighted with your observations, many thanks for taking the time. Many of the team are long-standing staff members and I think they do a great job looking after our guests and customers. It's great that you had such a lovely meal...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Having called during the afternoon we were well advised to either arrive early if eating in the bar or to book a table in the restaurant (the menu is the same in both). We chose the bar and enjoyed the lively and relaxed atmosphere. There...More

Thank Dianne M
ThewalkersScotland, General Manager at The Selkirk Arms Bar, Bistro and Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Dear Dianne M, Your review is very much appreciated - that evening was one of our busier ones and so your observations mean a lot. I hope you do visit again to enjoy the surroundings and the food. . . . and another gin! The...More

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
$16 - $47
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Late Night
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Bar scene, Families with children, Local cuisine, Large groups, Special occasions, Kids, Business meetings, Romantic
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: High Street | Selkirk Arms Hotel, Kirkcudbright DG6 4JG, Scotland
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Scotland  >  Dumfries and Galloway  >  Kirkcudbright
  • Phone Number: +44 1557 330402
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  • This restaurant is at The Selkirk Arms Hotel
Description
SEE OUR HOTEL REVIEWS THE SELKIRK ARMS HOTEL many guests are still posting food review on the Hotel web site as well...Choice of dining areas in this 17 bedroom town house hotel. Choose from the Bar, Bistro or Restaurant where the same a la caret menu is available throughout. Both open to the public and hotel residents daily for breakfast, lunch and dinner. Dine at a leisurely pace with cosy settees, casual dining areas, free wi fi and a relaxed atmosphere. Although a hotel the food is the big attraction here and it is very popular with locals. The Chef won Dumfries and Galloway Chef of the Year in 2012. A great selection of beers and real ales are on tap.
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