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


  •   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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      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 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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  •   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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      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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      Really excellent. Lovely, laid back service. Well priced and delicious.

    We felt really lucky to find them. As close to perfect as you'll find.

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  •   I was trying to find adequate wording that would express how much I enjoyed my burger. I realised that being a big fan of Gordon Ramsay and a follower of... 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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      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

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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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      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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      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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  •   We had an amazing meal at the back street. The menu is fantastic, I wanted to order everything! Lovely service from staff too. I will be back very soon!

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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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      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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The Back Street
103 Queensberry Street