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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Steak Night

Wednesdays Only

£45

Serves 2

Italian Night

Thursdays Only

5 Course Italian Tasting Menu – £28

125ml Wine Pairing (optional) – £22

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

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  I recently visited The Back Street for a family meal. I was with my wife,daughter and granddaughter. We were seated at a window table by a polite waitress. I had... read more

    avatar thumb Iandumfries67
    18/12/2021

    star rating  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

    avatar thumb clintmacleod123
    14/08/2020

    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 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  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

    avatar thumb Jamthreezy
    28/01/2020

    star rating  Easily the best food I’ve had in town. Dumfries has been crying out for this place, great cooking! We’ll be back

    avatar thumb JimmyG500
    27/01/2020
  • 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  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  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

    avatar thumb AJFfinch
    27/09/2021
  • star rating  We went here for friends day out lunch. The staff were really friendly and food was good quality for price. Had a good variety of options on menu also.

    avatar thumb 135sonyac
    01/03/2020

    star rating  Have visited this restaurant on several occasions and have never been disappointed. The staff are very friendly and cant do enough for you. All hygiene is catered for, with sanitisers... read more

    avatar thumb LindaW386
    04/09/2021

    star rating  My partner and I visited for the umpteenth time last weekend and had another great visit.

    Started with the best cocktails in Dumfries (highly recommend trying ‘A History... read more

    avatar thumb Y13WYrebeccac
    20/06/2021
  • 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  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

    avatar thumb MissSassyP
    18/11/2020

    star rating  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.

    avatar thumb Food_guru_889
    13/10/2020

The Back Street
103 Queensberry Street
Dumfries 
DG1 1BH