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The Mariner Hotel

€€ - €€€, British,
Kippford, Kippford, Scotland
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  • Excellent25%
  • Very good40%
  • Average14%
  • Poor11%
  • Terrible10%
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“salmon salad” (4 reviews)
“prawns” (5 reviews)
“pizza” (3 reviews)
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Bar, British, Pub, Scottish
€€ - €€€
Kippford, Kippford, Scotland
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Have been here many times. Has outdoor seating with wonderful views also a conservatory and a play area. The food is very average though service is speedy. There are a few veggie choices on the main menu but never a veggie choice on the specials....More

Thank KatherineD613
Reviewed 4 April 2018 via mobile

Good pub grub food in a pleasant seaside pub ( part of a hotel ) We ate 3 times in a week and found the place and staff to be very friendly and efficient with decent food, well kept beers and a good glad of...More

Thank David W
Reviewed 1 March 2018 via mobile

Right in the centre of the village, a stones throw from the village hall & yacht club. Great views over the estuary. Does B&B in addition to bar & meals. Has a beer garden with children’s play area. We love their Peroni. Well worth a...More

Thank AnnieRafters
Reviewed 29 October 2017

Our family had a lovely evening meal, served hot. Gammon steak with all the trimmings recommended, daughter enjoyed the pizza and son enjoyed the sausages so much he had seconds. Staff are very friendly and welcoming. We chose to sit indoors as late autumn but...More

Thank pjrushdoonhamer
Reviewed 15 September 2017 via mobile

We stopped in Kippford (which is a lovely quaint little place) whilst driving around the area.we were all set to sit outside with our dogs when some other customers who were leaving ,told us it was a dog friendly place. We have 3 dogs which...More

1  Thank Tracey E
Reviewed 18 August 2017 via mobile

Very poor. Garlic mushroom starters were fried mushrooms swimming in grease wirh bits of garlic floating in it. Kids pizzas were microwaved. Salad and veg were tired and soggy. Barmaids were friendly but barman was abrupt, if not downright rude. Will not be back. Such...More

3  Thank blockheid
Reviewed 8 August 2017

Well, what can I say? The place was grubby, tired, looked as though it was last refurbished 30+ years ago, and indulging. The older man behind the bar ignored us and disappeared for quite a while, then when he returned grudgingly took our order and...More

4  Thank Herdiebest
Reviewed 4 August 2017

We went for a meal when on holiday.when we went in so dark and dirty.Went to the bar the welcome from the guy behind the bar was terrible I think he was the owner told to take a menu and sit down then order food...More

3  Thank evelyn2384
Reviewed 28 July 2017

we decided to eat out and drove into kippford.we sat outside as we had our dog with us.after we got drinks and ordered the food we had a wait b4 it was brought to our table.my husband had chips with his meal and said they...More

5  Thank Barbara H
Reviewed 20 June 2017 via mobile

Here, in this tranquil place, a Micro climate of Ultimate Calm; The Tide ebbs and flows; imperceptive, soft, seemingly free from harm. Lapping the shore line, lightly swelling, in glistening, shimmering form; Misty cloud overshadows as the Sun rises creating a Brand New Dawn. Sea...More

Thank Graeme H
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Bar, British, Pub, Scottish
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Waitstaff
Good for
View, Child-friendly, Kids, Groups
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Kippford, Kippford, Scotland
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Scotland  >  Dumfries and Galloway  >  Kippford
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