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

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


  •   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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      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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      Been to this restaurant several times as I love the food and the cocktails are the best in town . I came here for my birthday dinner with family last... 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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      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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      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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  •   Best burger and brownie I have ever had, and I have had a few. Burger was full of flavour and bun was amazing. Chips were perfect too, crispy and fluffy.... 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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      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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  •   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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      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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      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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  •   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 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

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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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The Back Street
103 Queensberry Street