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. 

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Sample Menu

STARTERS

MAINS

SIDES

DESSERTS

THE STEAK NIGHT DEAL

16oz Sharing Sirloin Steak

Steak Cut Chips Two Portions

Peppercorn Sauce Two Portions

Macaroni Cheese

THE WINES

Tempranillo Syrah
Centelleo / La Mancha / Spain

Airén Moscatel
Centelleo / La Mancha / Spain

Garnacha Rosé
Castillo de Enériz / Navarra / Spain

DIFFERENT WINES CAN BE SELECTED FROM THE WINE LIST AT AN ADDITIONAL CHARGE

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. 

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Opening Times

  • Monday Closed
  • Tuesday Closed
  • Wednesday 5pm - 10:30pm
  • Thursday 5pm - 10:30pm
  • Friday 5pm - 10:30pm
  • Saturday 5pm - 10:30pm
  • Sunday Closed

Reviews

  • star rating  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

    avatar thumb Go280314
    03/02/2020

    star rating  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

    avatar thumb Sophie E
    28/07/2020

    star rating  Came here on a recommendation of a family member we were visiting in Dumfries. It certainly didn't disappoint.
    2meter spacing between all tables a great change from the restaurants trying... read more

    avatar thumb Sbogart1888
    30/11/2020
  • star rating  great food at reasonable prices..the menu offered something a bit different which was nice..just lacking a bit in atmosphere ..we ate early evening and it wasnt full but it felt... read more

    avatar thumb MoyaOhagan
    27/07/2021

    star rating  If you’re visiting Dumfries then give this restaurant a go!

    I recently visited this restaurant with my husband. We were welcomed by a very well dressed waitress. She was... read more

    avatar thumb X2062TSmaryc
    15/11/2021

    star rating  We visited The Back Street tonight (Thursday 26th June) for steak night. The restaurant has recently been decorated and looks very modern. We were greeted by a waitress who was... read more

    avatar thumb Iandumfries67
    24/06/2021
  • star rating  Decided yo try this restaurant when my daughter started a new job here.. was absolutely amazing! Staff were lovely and friendly.. great relaxed atmosphere and the food was delicious.. Haggis... read more

    avatar thumb MarkF445
    08/10/2021

    star rating  Came to Dumfries for a weekend break and ate here on the Saturday. Started with the brie then had the seabass then the lemon posset. Unbelevably good! Everyone there was... read more

    avatar thumb EJS91095
    02/02/2020

    star rating  We made our first visit to Back Street to use a gift voucher from my wife's work colleagues on her 'early' retirement. Place was quite busy and menu was a... read more

    avatar thumb davidandshona
    01/10/2021
  • star rating  The food on steak night was amazing . It takes a wee while to come out but that’s because it is all freshly cooked. The service was excellent and the... read more

    avatar thumb January1963
    11/11/2021

    star rating  I went to The Back Street for a retirement party and the food was outstanding. It started off well with the brie which was beautiful but when the steak was... read more

    avatar thumb jennifergT8852TF
    06/11/2021

    star rating  Was there last night, which is just the most recent of several visits. The atmosphere is a good balance of relaxed, but still feeling like a ‘treat’ meal. As others... read more

    avatar thumb MrsControlFreak
    05/12/2020
  • star rating  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

    avatar thumb DayTrip621219
    13/08/2020

    star rating  Well, we came to Dumfries on a short break, and as the hotel couldn't do evening meals we went for this place as it had no poor reviews.
    Good decision.... read more

    avatar thumb jemster65
    27/07/2021

    star rating  Brilliant food, an expertly put together wine list with some interesting selections, attentive staff but not overbearing and a relaxed atmosphere. Visited on a weeknight and was pleasantly surprised to... read more

    avatar thumb Discover62581139351
    28/11/2021

The Back Street
103 Queensberry Street
Dumfries 
DG1 1BH