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


  •   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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      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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      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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  •   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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      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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      Had a christmas meal out with friends and had a fantastic meal at the backstreet, i had pat'e on toast to start, turkey for my main that was cooked to... 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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      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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      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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  •   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.

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

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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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  •   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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      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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      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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The Back Street
103 Queensberry Street