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Barend Bar and Restaurant

Barend Holiday Village, Sandyhills DG5 4NU, Scotland
+44 1387 780644
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  • Excellent71%
  • Very good16%
  • Average9%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
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Bar, British, Pub, Scottish, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Barend Holiday Village, Sandyhills DG5 4NU, Scotland
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Reviewed 2 days ago

The broccoli pasta bake was made with broccoli that had gone off, it was brown down the middle and one piece was black. My meal was missing it's salad and chips and my partner's was missing his onion rings. When my chips arrived they were...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank fabercrombie
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Once again lovely food. It was my 70th birthday. I was hoping to eat in the restaurant but it appeared to be closed. Food was delicous, chef came to ask if everything was alright. I would definatly go back, but enquire if the restaurant was...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Reviewed October 24, 2018 via mobile

Staying in one of the holiday lodges I would highly recommend the bar and restaurant. The welcome is incredibly friendly and nothing was too much trouble. The menu is extensive and diverse and the drinks are also wide ranging. The food is very good and...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank 623jamesn
Reviewed October 21, 2018 via mobile

Went with family for evening meal when down for the long weekend in September. My wife and sons meal was okay but you can’t go wrong with a vegetarian pasta dish with cheese melted through it or pasta in a tomato sauce and garlic bread...More

Date of visit: September 2018
1  Thank Batman05
Reviewed October 14, 2018

We stayed at Barend Cottages and this dog friendly welcoming pub is on site. We visited twice over the week and had delicious meals both times. It has small areas for casual seating / restaurant eating / and pub meal area. The menu is varied...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Gillian H
Reviewed October 8, 2018

Stayed in a lodge at Barend from 5th to 8th October. Had dinner every night. The quality, quantity, excellence service and just amazing meals made our break. We did book on the Friday night, we hadn't been before and booked for the next 2 nights...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Dorothy G
Reviewed September 25, 2018

Visited here twice as a party of 5 whilst staying in Barend Holiday Village. Food is lovely with good portion sizes. I had the pork fillet stroganoff on both occasions because it was so good! All 5 of us enjoyed the food on both occasions....More

Date of visit: September 2018
1  Thank Nicola52
Reviewed September 24, 2018 via mobile

Went to Barend for dinner (large group of 11) booked the same day by phone, reservation was no problem. Restaurant is set within a holiday park, entrance is through an old farmhouse style courtyard into a well refurbished welcoming country style pub. Bar area has...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank JJB1231
Reviewed September 13, 2018 via mobile

As a group of friends who meet up annually, we decided to dine here on our second night, table was reserved & we were seated promptly, menus provided, drinks order taken, all was well. Shortly after the meal, orders were taken by Nicola or Nicole...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank SharonJT67
Reviewed September 8, 2018

Food was not too bad but plates were cold service ok and reasonably quick....not really matching reviews posted by others,would not return.

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank 6ics6
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Andrea M
November 11, 2018|
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Response from Gillian H | Reviewed this property |
No live music usually, unfortunately. Sometimes they put something on at Christmas time. There’s a fun quiz night every Friday. X
November 5, 2016|
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Response from traveller2454 | Reviewed this property |
Oh my goodness, as a previous employee of The Drambuie Liqueur Company, I'd hate to see you confuse it with Glayva :) Drambuie is much superior!!
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Parking Available
Good for
Families with children, Large groups, Romantic, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Bar scene, Kids
Open Hours
4:00 PM - 11:00 PM
5:00 PM - 11:00 PM
5:00 PM - 11:00 PM
5:00 PM - 11:00 PM
5:00 PM - 11:00 PM
4:00 PM - 12:00 AM
4:00 PM - 12:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Barend Holiday Village, Sandyhills DG5 4NU, Scotland
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Scotland  >  Dumfries and Galloway  >  Sandyhills
  • Phone Number: +44 1387 780644
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