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The Willow Tree - CLOSED

Glen Road | Palnackie, Castle Douglas DG7 1PH, Scotland
+44 1556 600092
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  • Excellent74%
  • Very good19%
  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible3%
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Restaurant Hours Closed
Glen Road | Palnackie, Castle Douglas DG7 1PH, Scotland
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Reviewed December 22, 2017

Sadly, the Willow Tree has served it's last customer and ceased trading. Always enjoyed the food on my visits. Hopefully a new leaser can be found.

Thank gallopingmajor
Reviewed December 9, 2017 via mobile

A great venue. Close to home. Love the willow tree indoor decor. Great selection of food. A favourite of ours is their fresh fish and chips & their deserts are delicious. Consistently good. Staff very efficient and helpful. Recommended. We’ve also ordered food to take...More

Thank AnnieRafters
Reviewed November 8, 2017

Had a really nice meal at the Willow Tree. The restaurant is small but friendly and welcoming. The waiting staff were great with our children and efficient throughout service. The food was really good. The complimentary bread was a fantastic start to the meal and...More

Thank Kieron B
Reviewed October 27, 2017 via mobile

Phoned up at 5.10pm and asked for a table for 5.30pm - no problem. Though very small establishment, this is nicely laid out and very welcoming. We opted for fish and chips which proved to be absolutely spot on. Light crispy batter(no grease), white succulent...More

Thank Margaret W
Reviewed October 19, 2017 via mobile

Amazing food cooked by a young talented chef, staff very friendly and helpful - have to visit if in the area!

Thank Ashley B
Reviewed September 27, 2017 via mobile

Just had a really good meal in this little gem of a restaurant. Very professional level of service, presentation and food. Good attention to detail. Looking forward to sampling the evening fine dining quite soon. Congratulations to Cheryl for creating such a success!

Thank mogail
Reviewed September 21, 2017

A small family gathering was delighted to discover The Willow Tree. From the smiley waitress through to the delicious, beuatifully presented dishes. A secret little gem in Galloway.

Thank Promenaders
Reviewed September 20, 2017

This ​small ​restaurant was recommended to us by ​the​​ owners of ​a​ nearby B&B w​h​ere ​we were ​staying. ​First impressions: ​​I​t's an unpretentious property. However, on​ce inside you ​immediately​ ​benefit from​ the effort​s​ made to ​create a snug relaxed dining atmosphere - enhanced by attentive...More

Thank bonnechancetoyou
Reviewed September 17, 2017 via mobile

First time we have visited the Willow Tree but wont be the last. Food was fantastic and cooked to perfection, lovely ambience and staff were top notch. Great experience and well worth a visit : well done

Thank Quest646982
Reviewed September 12, 2017

Had a delicious meal here on Friday evening. We walked in just as the restaurant opened, a little wet and scruffy after being out all day, but had a warm and friendly welcome from the lovely girl waitressing. We were given complimentary bread whilst our...More

Thank Maria R
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Restaurant Details

Open Hours
10:00 AM - 9:00 PM
10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
10:00 AM - 9:00 PM
10:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Glen Road | Palnackie, Castle Douglas DG7 1PH, Scotland
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Scotland  >  Dumfries and Galloway  >  Castle Douglas
  • Phone Number: +44 1556 600092
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Serving freshly cooked breakfasts and lunches 6 days a week Tuesday to sunday 10-4 with fine dining evening meals Friday - sunday 5-late.
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