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“Very Nice”
Review of Cavens Arms

Cavens Arms
Ranked #2 of 136 Restaurants in Dumfries
Certificate of Excellence
Cuisines: British
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Good for: Local cuisine
Dining options: Breakfast, Late Night, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations
Reviewed July 1, 2013

Cosy and comfy environment with lovely traditional food :) I visit regularly for both occasions and for a treat. The staff are very friendly and are more than happy to help.

Thank Kayleigh S
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Reviewed June 30, 2013

Saturday night, busy, fair enough, my choice to visit. However after being given menus and told to get a drink at the bar, we couldn't get near the bar for people trying to do the same.

This place is too busy, the problem is their is no competition. Waited 60 mins for our order to be taken, difficult reading the menu while standing up, balancing the drink ( we eventually had got). Loads of people doing the same as us, discussing whether to leave , but no competition!

Eventually got a table, squeezed in awkwardly right underneath the freezing air conditioning unit.

Food came quickly, quite nice but not fantastic.

It's fine during quieter times, but best avoided fri/ sat nights.

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Thank james w
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Reviewed June 29, 2013

We always enjoy our special anniversary or birthday meals here! The staff are fantastic! The ,majority of them have been with Gary for a long time! They are so quick and efficient! Well work a visit!

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Thank joannec47
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Reviewed June 21, 2013

Been here twice now and had great food each time. The smaller plates at £5.95 are good value and are more than enough. I can recommend both the steak pie and the haddock goujons. Beer is great and staff friendly. Well worth a visit.

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Reviewed June 20, 2013

The food was good standard pub fare. The pub was very busy one of the nights but rather than turn us away the staff got a table ready within a few minutes. The staff are fantastically efficient and friendly. The pub is very popular with locals.

Thank Peter W
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