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The Clipper

3 High Street, Dumbarton, Loch Lomond and The Trossachs National Park G82 1LF, Scotland
+44 1389 731981
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Overview
  • Excellent28%
  • Very good35%
  • Average19%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible7%
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CUISINES
Bar, British, Pub, Scottish, International, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
DETAILS
3 High Street, Dumbarton, Loch Lomond and The Trossachs National Park G82 1LF, Scotland
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Love coming to the clipper it's definitely the best pub in Dumbarton. They always have great deals on in the restaurant as well as promotional cocktails and special drinks for certain holidays etc, I recently seen that they started doing cocktail making classes as well...More

Thank vannixon83
CLGSocialMedia, Social Media Manager at The Clipper, responded to this review

Hi vannixon83, Thank you for leaving a review and we really appreciate your kind words. We work really hard to try and make things different for our customers week to week and it's amazing to know that this work is being recognised. We're also pleased...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Me and my girlfriend go here on a regular basis we get the Hot Rocks deal that comes with a nice bottle of red wine to accompany the steak. We always upgrade our steaks to the fillet. For £40 there really isn't anything better value...More

Thank Kierann M
CLGSocialMedia, Social Media Manager at The Clipper, responded to this review

Hi Kierann, Thank you for leaving a review and we're really pleased you enjoy coming in to visit us at The Clipper. It means a lot to hear you enjoy what we're doing and that you both keep coming back for what we have on...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A quiet mid-week meal with friends. Able to sit and chat with no loud music. Food was good. Hot and well presented. Service was a bit slow but as we were not in any hurry there was not a problem. Coffee a bit on the...More

Thank 288HandA
CLGSocialMedia, Social Media Manager at The Clipper, responded to this review

Hi 288HandA, Thank you for leaving a review and we're really pleased you enjoyed your time with us. As you say, we'd like to think we're a great location for enjoying a freshly prepared, well presented, and reasonably priced meal at any point in the...More

Reviewed March 27, 2017

Took my Mum for lunch on Mother's Day and thoroughly enjoyed our meal. Five of us were seated comfortably in a booth in the main part of the bar and service was friendly and attentive. Although the set menu was available at £19.95 for 3...More

Thank Guinevere2014
CLGSocialMedia, Social Media Manager at The Clipper, responded to this review

Hi Guinevere2014, Thank you for your review. It's great to see that you enjoyed your experience with us and we're delighted to have hosted you for Mother's Day. We're really pleased you enjoyed all the food that you ordered! We take great pride in our...More

Reviewed March 19, 2017 via mobile

2nd visit to this bar and restaurant. Spacious, modern and clean. Toilets are also well maintained. Good bar to watch sports in a relaxed atmosphere. Good selection of drinks all reasonably priced. Had eaten here before and it was better the first time. We were...More

Thank Kevin D
CLGSocialMedia, Social Media Manager at The Clipper, responded to this review

Hi Kevin, Thank you for leaving a review and for your feedback. It's a very detailed review and we appreciate this greatly. Getting feedback on all the areas you mention allows us to really work on what is working and what perhaps needs work. In...More

Reviewed March 17, 2017

Just had an excellent time at the Clipper for a cocktail masterclass followed by a huge plate of canapés. Gary who was our host was so welcoming and helpful, talking us through the Masterclass which made us very relaxed, as did the cocktails. He was...More

Thank Jean R
CLGSocialMedia, Social Media Manager at The Clipper, responded to this review

Hi Jean, Thank you for leaving a review and for your kind words. We'll be sure to pass them along to Gary who will really appreciate them. We're glad you enjoyed the masterclass and hope that it might be something you do again. They're a...More

Reviewed March 8, 2017 via mobile

This was the 1st time I had been here in a long time. It had the same cosy feel inside. The service was pretty slow but other than that the food was quite nice. They had an offer advertised for the hot stone steaks which...More

1  Thank Abi S
CLGSocialMedia, Social Media Manager at The Clipper, responded to this review

Hi Abi, Thanks for leaving a review and we're delighted to receive your feedback. We do have a great offer on our hot rocks at the moment and would advise giving it a try. We get a lot of positive reviews about them, so don't...More

Reviewed March 4, 2017 via mobile

I highly recommend the hot rocks deal with wine and 2 sides. It's a real novelty but the steak is also delicious. My partners family and I went for dinner on a Tuesday night but were having a nice time so decided to make a...More

Thank Michael K
CLGSocialMedia, Social Media Manager at The Clipper, responded to this review

Hi Michael, Thanks for leaving a review and for giving us 5-stars! We're delighted you enjoyed the hot rock deal and as you say, it aims to combine novelty and quality. We are also happy to hear you enjoyed the quiz. It's a lot of...More

Reviewed March 3, 2017

Really good the food is great. Great for families friends business etc Good beer fast service absolutely no complaints at all and I am really fussy!!More

Thank jimmy s
CLGSocialMedia, Social Media Manager at The Clipper, responded to this review

Hi Jimmy, Thanks for leaving a review and we're delighted to hear you enjoyed your experience with us. We're even more delighted when you mentioned you're really fussy! Glad to know we are earning our stripes! Thanks again Jimmy and we do hope to see...More

Reviewed February 27, 2017 via mobile

I was expecting decent pub grub before going to the Clipper for the first time but it was the worst lunch I've had in a long time. I waited 30 minutes for my starter, which is just far too long. I ordered tempura which I...More

1  Thank Nikki M
CLGSocialMedia, Social Media Manager at The Clipper, responded to this review

Hi Nikki, Thanks for taking the time to leave a review and we can only apologise for the poor experience you had with us. You'll hopefully see that from our other reviews, this isn't a common occurrence, but we're very sorry that it ruined what...More

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
$6 - $45
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Special occasions, Kids, Families with children, Bar scene, Large groups
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Monday
12:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Tuesday
12:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Wednesday
12:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Thursday
12:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Friday
12:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Saturday
12:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3 High Street, Dumbarton, Loch Lomond and The Trossachs National Park G82 1LF, Scotland
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Scotland  >  Loch Lomond and The Trossachs National Park  >  West Dunbartonshire  >  Dumbarton
  • Phone Number: +44 1389 731981
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Description
We are a Dumbarton City Centre Restaurant and Bar at 3 High Street, G82 1LW.

Whether you're wanting to sit and have a meal in our fabulous restaurant area, to come in for a refreshing pint or gorgeous cocktail, or to watch the sports on our numerous screens, The Clipper offers it all!

We also have a variety of options for all occasions and events from table packages to venue hire. Whatever it is, The Clipper can make it special!

Twitter: The_Clipper_
Instagram: theclipperdumbarton

Food is available from 12:00 to 21:00 every day of the week.