The Restaurant

Casual dining in Dumfries

The Back Street are extremely passionate about food and serve up modern British cuisine in a relaxed and welcoming atmosphere. We are right in the centre of Dumfries and the perfect starting point for a great night out. 


Sample Menu

Kids Menu

Burger Night

Wednesdays Only

Steak Night

Thursdays Only

The Bar

No dining experience would be complete without the perfect drink, and at The Back Street we’ve got you covered. Whether it be wine, local ale, one of our many gins or a cocktail and coffee after dinner, you’re sure to not be disappointed. 


Drinks Menu

Book a table

Opening Times

  • Monday Closed
  • Tuesday Closed
  • Wednesday 5pm - 9pm
  • Thursday 5pm - 9pm
  • Friday 5pm - 9pm
  • Saturday 5pm - 9pm
  • Sunday 12pm - 3pm


  •   Went out for dinner and drinks for my friends birthday last night. The food was amazing, we both had the Venison and it was melt in the mouth perfect! Rosted... read more

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      The new menu is amazing! There is such a good variety of dishes on the menu. I had the chicken supreme and the chicken was cooked to perfection and the... read more

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      I came here with my family around 2 weeks ago and have only gotten around to writing a review now. I have nothing but praise for this place, the staff... read more

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  •   We had the mussels and the pate to start, both were beautifully presented and delicious. For mains we had the supreme of chicken with a side of dauphinois potatoes and... read more

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      Had a christmas meal out with friends and had a fantastic meal at the backstreet, i had pat'e on toast to start, turkey for my main that was cooked to... read more

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      As usual an excellent meal.
    Quality and presentation outstanding. The steak evening is fantastic value.
    The cocktails are delicious

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  •   Went to the Back Street for their Father’s Day menu and as always, it did not disappoint! There were 6 people at my table, we all had a range of... read more

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      Had a fantastic meal, great menu with something for everyone. Would highly recommend. We will most definitely be back. Easily the best place we have are out in town.

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      Had a trip to the backstreet restaurant for our 31st anniversary and had a superb meal off the new menu, every meal at the table was cooked to perfection. I... read more

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  •   A great meal for our group of 6 to celebrate a 21st birthday. The menu is varied and fully catered for my gluten free diet. The starters were very generous... read more

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      Another tasty and well portioned meal at the Back Street. Thank you for the lovely birthday surprise, was very much appreciated.
    We were so pleased with the Covid measures... read more

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      We ate at the Back Street midweek getting a break from the kids and it was fantastic. Really efficient, attentive service and the food was probably some of the best... read more

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  •   Had the chicken wings and then the mussels both cooked beautifully and great portion sizes! Finished off with the sorbet which I ate too quickly to get a photo of.

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      Easily the best food I’ve had in town. Dumfries has been crying out for this place, great cooking! We’ll be back

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      Dumfries feels a bit run down but this restaurant was buzzing and served good food at reasonable prices. Staff were friendly and we enjoyed our evening.

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The Back Street
103 Queensberry Street