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The Swan Kingholm Quay

€€ - €€€, British,
Kingholm Quay, Dumfries DG1 4SU, Scotland
+44 1387 253756
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  • Excellent51%
  • Very good26%
  • Average7%
  • Poor10%
  • Terrible6%
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Bar, British, Pub, Scottish, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
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Kingholm Quay, Dumfries DG1 4SU, Scotland
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Reviewed yesterday

Family group including children. Good menu well prepared and well presented. That day's special offer was half price desserts. there seems to be a different offer each day. And the children's menu was just £2 that day. Nice modern decor. Free parking. Nice friendly staff....More

Thank 119Janette
Reviewed 6 days ago

The Swan serves a good variety of meals in a very modern, homely environment. I have always found the meals to be hot, very tasty and well presented. As The Swan is very popular it's a good idea to book beforehand. Some of the tables...More

Thank Shirl815
Reviewed 1 week ago

The swan is a little dearer now than it was.This could be because it was refurbished a few years ago.When busy you might be directed to a table very close to the toilet amenities not ideal.In better weather you may decide to venture outside when...More

Thank 741lovefood1
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Hadn’t visited this establishment for a number of years but popped in for lunch decor modern surroundings comfortable enough staff warned no and if a happy disposition My wife had Scampi and I had the Salt sorry Steak Pie, Scampi was tasty by all accounts...More

2  Thank AlMck1
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Back again, nice decor, warm and friendly. Absolutely stuffed from the 2 courses I had. Damn tasty like last time and vast choice on menu including gluten free menu. Well priced and always deals on all week.. recommended.. p.s. the home made onion rings are...More

Thank pjrushdoonhamer
Reviewed 7 January 2018 via mobile

The Swan has justifiably got itself a name for being a wonderful venue for eating out. The menu is absolutely amazing and will leave you bewildered by the choice. I lost count at 70 dishes and that did not include desserts! Vegan options are also...More

Thank Papadapa
Reviewed 1 January 2018 via mobile

Visited for a drink. Modern pub, well appointed and staff friendly and accommodating. Drinks prices as expected. Although the tables we sat down at were reserved staff told us when we needed to vacate so we were able to sit down and have a drink....More

Thank jdragon68
Reviewed 30 December 2017 via mobile

We booked in for Xmas lunch mid week. Was disappointed in the effort made by staff to make it feel special. The set menu was ordinary with no love put into the presentation. My parents likewise were disappointed. Shame as I’d always rated The Swan...More

Thank Canyoucreditit
Reviewed 24 December 2017

Was a Christmas family meal, was a lovely feeling walking into the restaurant with the Christmas trees and lights, was table of fifteen but had booked for twelve but was no bother changing the number, surroundings was really comfortable, meal was nice the staff were...More

Thank Twinkle312
Reviewed 21 December 2017 via mobile

Father in law invited us out for a meal and chose The Swan. The service was excellent, and the meal was better! I had the bear batter haddock, it was the best I’ve had in a while. We had my four year old with us...More

Thank Chrisb4630
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$7 - US$21
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Local cuisine, View, Kids, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
Open Hours
12:00 - 20:00
12:00 - 14:30
17:00 - 20:30
12:00 - 14:30
17:00 - 20:30
12:00 - 14:30
17:00 - 20:30
12:00 - 14:30
17:00 - 20:30
12:00 - 14:30
17:00 - 20:30
12:00 - 14:30
17:00 - 20:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Kingholm Quay, Dumfries DG1 4SU, Scotland
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Scotland  >  Dumfries and Galloway  >  Dumfries
  • Phone Number: +44 1387 253756
  • E-mail
The Swan is on the Quay less than 2 mile from the town centre of Dumfries with great views, beer garden and easy parking. Opens 7 days a week from 12noon for lunch and 5pm for dinner. Serving quality traditional pub food with a full bar to include real ale and is family and disable friendly. Enjoy food outdoors in the summer in the beautiful beer garden and terrace and in the winter a warm welcome awaits you with the 2 log fires in the pub.
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