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The Steam Packet Inn

Harbour Row | Not IN A City, Whithorn DG8 8LL, Scotland
+44 1988 500334
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  • Excellent60%
  • Very good31%
  • Average4%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible3%
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Bar, Seafood, British, Pub, Scottish, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Harbour Row | Not IN A City, Whithorn DG8 8LL, Scotland
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Myself and my husband have just had two lovely nights at The Steam Packet in the Isle of Whithorn,Dumfries and would definitely recommend it .Room 6 is amazing with lovely window seats and a view to die for.We could have sat there all day.It was...More

Thank Annette J
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Chance remark to a chap we met at Mull of Galloway lighthouse & RSPB site, led us to the Steampacket Inn. We are doing the South Coast 300 in a Motorhome and we have ended up at Isle of Whithorn and this inn. Very warm...More

Thank nic406
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Lovely place to visit guy behind the bar definately prefers Scottish people as he had a smile and a chat for them. Food was lovely and the view across the harbour is lovely. Loads of walkers,cyclists and tourists I imagine in the summer but great...More

Thank Bondychris104
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great restaurant/bar, friendly staff, great choice of beers and great food. Went here for a family night out and was treated to some great food and a very warm and friendly atmosphere. Only kidding about it being nearer Glasgow because the location certainly adds to...More

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Reviewed March 16, 2018

A must , if you visiting the Isle of whithorn had a lovely lunch Fabulous food and service Would recommend this restaurant and definitely will visit again

Thank 444annemieke
Reviewed February 23, 2018

We have just completed a week's holiday in a nearby (5 mins walk) cottage. Guess where we spent 6 evenings out of 7 with our wee dog? Always made to feel most welcome, food and in-house locally brewed beer were just the best. Thank you,...More

Thank Jo M
Reviewed December 31, 2017 via mobile

This was our 5th visit to The Steam Packet inn so clearly we love it. The food is of really high quality and the wine list has some exceptional wines. The owner has also recently added a micro brewery to his CV and the resulting...More

Thank Niddy11
Reviewed October 27, 2017 via mobile

Great pub with excellent food. We stayed in the area this week and have eat here both nights. Lovely pub with a pool table which the kids loved. We will definitely be back asap.

Thank Karen R
Reviewed October 11, 2017 via mobile

During our holiday stay nearby, we had evening meals in the dining room at The Steam Packet Inn, Isle of Whithorn, on two separate occasions. Both times our meals were tasty, well presented and cooked to perfection. The staff were attentive and friendly, as was...More

Thank Jill W
Reviewed October 9, 2017 via mobile

Stayed a week in Isle of Whithorn and after a quick pint the first afternoon we became regulars! Couple meals that were lovely pub food. Loved the mid life crisis ale, very good.

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Kathleen M
March 20, 2017|
Response from DPayn | Reviewed this property |
Im sure if you asked it would be ok to eat each night. The meals are really reasonable and yes dogs are welcome.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Reservations
Good for
Kids, Special occasions, Large groups, Bar scene, Scenic view, Families with children, Local cuisine
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Harbour Row | Not IN A City, Whithorn DG8 8LL, Scotland
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Scotland  >  Dumfries and Galloway  >  Whithorn
  • Phone Number: +44 1988 500334
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