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The Mariner Hotel

€€ - €€€, British,
Kippford, Kippford, Scotland
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  • Excellent24%
  • Very good40%
  • Average15%
  • Poor11%
  • Terrible10%
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“salmon salad” (4 reviews)
“prawns” (5 reviews)
“mixed grill” (2 reviews)
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Bar, British, Pub, Scottish
€€ - €€€
Kippford, Kippford, Scotland
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1 - 10 of 163 reviews

Reviewed 4 weeks ago 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

1  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

1  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

1  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

3  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
Reviewed 19 June 2017

Beautiful outside setting overlooking the river, food ordering a bit chaotic, seemed to have been caught out by the good weather and long que to order food. Food was ok for a snack, served hot and tasty. Reasonably priced. Nice day out to Kippford when...More

Thank Lesley D
Reviewed 10 June 2017 via mobile

Myself and my husband ate here twice whilst staying in kippford. Reading the reviews I think we must have been in a different pub to everyone else but I would say ate in what I would call an ordinary everyday pub with good basic pub...More

Thank 070367
Reviewed 5 June 2017 via mobile

Average food and grumpy service. Great views and fab beer garden for the kids to play in. Food was ok and came quickly but they only had 1 person serving on the bar, taking food orders and drinks orders and there was a long queue....More

2  Thank Nms43
Reviewed 30 May 2017

Lovely flat sea view walk on a beach of dead sea shells "Amazing to see" .Then back to The Mariner Hotel for a bite of Lunch. Good choice of food reasonable and pricey ,we had a lovely (huge) cheeseburger and a large portion of chips...More

Thank laurencemcphee
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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, Groups, Kids, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Kippford, Kippford, Scotland
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Scotland  >  Dumfries and Galloway  >  Kippford
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