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  It’s a good, honest restaurant.

    No frills, friendly staff and well-cooked food offering great value for money.
    Huge, meaty, expertly cooked sea bass for £16. A very generous seafood... read more

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    27/09/2021

    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

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    13/08/2020

    star rating  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.

    avatar thumb Jamthreezy
    16/05/2021
  • 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

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    02/02/2020

    star rating  Dumfries feels a bit run down but this restaurant was buzzing and served good food at reasonable prices. Staff were friendly and we enjoyed our evening.

    avatar thumb MarriottFamily
    21/07/2021

    star rating  We were in the area for a few days and decided to visit for dinner and I’m so glad we did. The food was fantastic! We both had the haggis... read more

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    10/10/2021
  • star rating  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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    11/10/2020

    star rating  Utterly brilliant. Went on tonight's Thursday night steak deal. Amazing food . Fantastic wine included in the deal. Absolutely loved the steak itself but the sides are what really made... read more

    avatar thumb MaccaGlasgow
    23/09/2021

    star rating  We ate at the Back Street midweek getting a break from the kids and it was fantastic. Really efficient, attentive service and the food was probably some of the best... read more

    avatar thumb Pipernickson
    19/08/2020
  • 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  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  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

    avatar thumb foodieworld90
    23/09/2020
  • 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  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.

    avatar thumb Scott E
    09/09/2021

    star rating  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

    avatar thumb Jamthreezy
    13/10/2020

The Back Street
103 Queensberry Street
Dumfries 
DG1 1BH