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


  •   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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      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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      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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  •   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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      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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      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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  •   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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      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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      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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  •   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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      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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      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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  •   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

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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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      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