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


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

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      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

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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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      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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      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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  •   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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      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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      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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  •   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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      This place is amazing! Visited with a friend tonight and had the spring rolls, mac 'n' cheese and the chocolate brownie...can't fault a single thing, was amazing! Tastiest meal I've... 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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The Back Street
103 Queensberry Street