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. 


Food Menu

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

As we re-open post lockdown we will be working within the reduced hours below.

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


  •   Have been twice now with my partner and will definitely be back another time. First visit was for dinner and we both enjoyed it, while we recently went for Sunday... read more

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      The haggis scotch egg starter followed by chicken kiev. For sweet I had an espresso martini. Everything was of the highest quality. Presentation and taste first class. Modern cuisine in... read more

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      All appropriate COVID measures were in place . The food was absolutely superb . The four of us all had something different and we could not find fault with anything... 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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      went out with the family four our Christmas dinner. Had the pork croquette followed by the venison which was melt in your mouth tender. Another delicious meal! Will be returning... read more

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      Best meal out in a long long time! 4 of us Hogmany Cant fault anything. Cant wait to try Sunday Lunch 10/10

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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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      I have been to the Backstreet several times at night and have enjoyed a good cross section of the menu so I decided to try Sunday lunch - of course... 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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  •   Enjoyed a wonderful meal with the family. The restaurant is taking great steps to keep everyone safe in these difficult times.
    I had the haggis scotch egg and was blown... read more

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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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      I visited The Backstreet Restaurant this month with my friend. As soon as we entered we both commented on the decor and cleanliness of the restaurant. We noticed that they... read more

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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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      The food here is truly amazing and well presented portions. Wide creative menu with tasty options for vegetarians too. Visited twice and on both occasions I could not fault the... read more

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      Just had the most delicious Sunday roast ever! Cooked to perfection, so flavoursome and great portion size. Lovely atmosphere and great staff, 10/10 from us and we’ll definitely be back... read more

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The Back Street
103 Queensberry Street