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Tigh Na Mara Hotel

Certificate of Excellence
€€ - €€€
British, Scottish
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Main Street, Sandhead, Scotland
+44 1776 830210
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Newton Stewart, United Kingdom
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22 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Lunch with art group. Nine diners. Lovely dining room, Food so good we all had pudding!!! Special 3 course lunch.price available. Good choices including vegetarian. Staff expecting large group for dinner plenty room for them and other diners. Dull day but lovely view across the bay. Have not stayed but have always heard good reports. Live music some evenings. Meal-melon... More 

Thank Maureen P
Isle of Wight, United Kingdom
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11 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Went at lunchtime. Very quiet and nice decor. My wife is a vegetarian and often gets the raw deal of the two of us. But not this time. Unlike lots of other places, this restaurant was willing to alter the meal ( ie no peppers ). She decided upon the vegetarian pancake with the peppers replaced with asparagus. I went... More 

1 Thank Jim B
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Rosebank, portloganholidaycottage,co.uk recommends the Tigh Na Mara to our guests for their excellent restaurant, and another stunning family meal proves our point. Thanks Neil great meal, atmosphere and great place.

1 Thank Nick S
Larbert, United Kingdom
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29 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 October 2016

We stayed in Sandy Bay House, which we rented for a few nights. This very comfortable and superbly decorated self-catering rental is in the grounds of the hotel and our cockapoo was delighted to find that the pub was dog-friendly and there's no more friendly dog than Ralph. The very extensive menu could be eaten in the pub or in... More 

Thank island_bagger06
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15 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 October 2016 via mobile

Brilliant meal . Excellent service and food . Family atmosphere. Toys for children to play with. Parking spaces . This has it all . One of the best places around

Thank Elaine M
Leeds, United Kingdom
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113 reviews
57 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 63 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 October 2016

couldn't fault the food here it was delicious. My mum said It was the best veg soup she had ever had. I had a haggis and black pudding dish and it was lush. Manager and staff really nice people. We stayed over and the rooms were also very nice, though leaving early we did not have time for breakfast but... More 

Thank laura s
Nantwich, United Kingdom
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016

Pleasant attentive service, comprehensive menu , spacious dining room, cosy bar and its just across the road from the beach. There is also a sheltered rear outside seating area and the bar is dog friendly.

Thank steve8057
Norwich, United Kingdom
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40 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 October 2016

having stayed in Stranraer for business but never had visited Tigh Na Mara Hotel, the menu offers a very good selection of food. I had the sea food omelette you got to try this it was fantastic. Will visit when i am back in the area.

Thank Mossey58
Gateshead, United Kingdom
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11 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 September 2016

My wife and I were on a short break in Port Logan when we visited Sandhead and called in here for an evening meal. Are we pleased that we did, the staff were professional, polite and attentive without being intrusive, The surroundings were excellent, nipping clean, wonderful ambience and well designed. We both decided on the slow cooked Silverside of... More 

Thank malcolmwhitfield5
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7 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 September 2016

Olde world local type pub with restaurant attached. We ate in the bar area as we had our dogs with us but the menu was the same as in the restaurant. There was a very generous choice of meals available some unusual dishes among them. Our food was of good portions served quickly and absolutely delicious. The staff asked twice... More 

Thank Craig S

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
British, Scottish
Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Cheap Eats, Kids, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Main Street, Sandhead, Scotland
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Scotland  >  Dumfries and Galloway  >  Mull of Galloway  >  Sandhead
  • Phone Number: +44 1776 830210

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?