We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
Review Highlights
Small and quaint

Visited new year's day. Very busy as to be expected. Lovely atmosphere with traditional music and... read more

Reviewed 1 January 2018
jdragon68
,
Lincoln, United Kingdom
via mobile
Exactly what I expected.

I reckon that any pub that has a sign saying "Established 1610" deserves your patronage, if not... read more

Reviewed 17 March 2017
johnhouston2
,
Knaresborough, United Kingdom
Read all 38 reviews
2
All photos (2)
Full view
Traveller Overview
  • Excellent67%
  • Very good21%
  • Average5%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible2%
1 Jan 2018
“Small and quaint ”
17 Mar 2017
“Exactly what I expected.”
About
National poet Robert Burns' favorite haunt.
Contact
56 High Street, Dumfries DG1 2JA, Scotland
Website
+44 1387 252335
Call
Improve This Listing
Reviews (38)
Filter reviews
38 results
Traveller rating
25
8
2
2
1
Traveller type
Time of year
LanguageEnglish
25
8
2
2
1
See what travellers are saying:
FilterEnglish
Updating list...
1 - 10 of 38 reviews
Reviewed 1 January 2018 via mobile

Visited new year's day. Very busy as to be expected. Lovely atmosphere with traditional music and pipes. We had to stand but seems to be the sort of place where people stay awhile. Beer good according to my husband. Prices reasonable. Dogs were welcome. Food...More

Date of experience: January 2018
Thank jdragon68
Reviewed 17 March 2017

I reckon that any pub that has a sign saying "Established 1610" deserves your patronage, if not your curiosity and when you add the fact that this was one of Burns' drinking haunts it's surely an honour and privilege to follow in such esteemed footsteps....More

Date of experience: March 2017
1  Thank johnhouston2
Reviewed 26 November 2016

Had never heard of this place but was intrigued by the pub sign leading down an alley so went to investigate, being in need of a refreshment anyway. Mid afternoon on a VERY cold weekday so it was very quiet. Can't comment on food as...More

Date of experience: November 2016
Thank JackLove2013
Reviewed 22 September 2016

As an ardent Robert Burns fan I have quite often dreamed of one day visiting the famous Globe Inn. Well, this opportunity rose and to say that this visit was a highlight to my U.K., trip is an understatement. The Inn is quaint, rustic and...More

Date of experience: August 2016
Thank joa42936
Reviewed 24 July 2016 via mobile

I love the globe, it's a great atmosphere and great prices. However in the last 6 months or so, the integrity of the place, especially at the weekend has gone way downhill. They allow people who are clearly underage and are known to be underage...More

Date of experience: July 2016
2  Thank moonjay
Reviewed 13 June 2016

A real olde worlde pub which feels like you have stepped back in time. The rooms inside let you enjoy hospitality as you would a century ago. Make sure you ask for a tour of the rooms upstairs to view the four poster allegedly used...More

Date of experience: June 2016
Thank wbr4bruce
Reviewed 20 May 2016

£ of us popped in after visiting the Burns House and Museum. We expecting a tourist rip off , considering its connections with Burns. We were very pleasantly surprised. It was down to earth, don't expect "fine dining" and very popular with both tourists and...More

Date of experience: May 2016
Thank Margaret G
Reviewed 29 February 2016 via mobile

Was staying in dumfries on a small weekend break..was looking forward to visiting this pub but was let down..we went on a friday afternoon at 3.30pm and there were 5 men in the bar one extremley drunk (a local) who was moaning at the barmaid...More

Date of experience: February 2016
Thank Yvonne F
Reviewed 14 September 2015 via mobile

What a brilliant place a pub over 400 years old and still trading as one, called in on Saturday when asked if dogs were allowed in even though he wasn't allowed in restaurant we were shown into a beautiful old room so as we could...More

Date of experience: September 2015
Thank theoultrams
Reviewed 9 September 2015 via mobile

Steeped in the history of being the bards favourite watering hole, but even today I think he would approve. Good ale, good food and a nice atmosphere.

Date of experience: March 2015
Thank Tikitoura
View more reviews
Nearby
Nearby HotelsSee all 7 nearby hotels
Cairndale Hotel & Leisure Club
893 reviews
.25 miles away
Best Western Station Hotel
523 reviews
.38 miles away
Holiday Inn Dumfries
1,170 reviews
1.21 miles away
Premier Inn Dumfries Hotel
906 reviews
2.03 miles away
Nearby RestaurantsSee all 153 nearby restaurants
Home
69 reviews
.12 miles away
Mrs Green's Tea Lounge
412 reviews
.10 miles away
Truffles Bistro
174 reviews
.10 miles away
La Dolce Vita
359 reviews
.09 miles away
Nearby AttractionsSee all 66 nearby attractions
Powfoot Spa at Queensberry Bay Holiday Park
43 reviews
.36 miles away
Thomas Carlyle's Birthplace
22 reviews
.41 miles away
Dumfries Museum
223 reviews
.23 miles away
Robert Burns House
176 reviews
.10 miles away
Questions & Answers
Get quick answers from Globe Inn staff and past visitors.
Note: your question will be posted publicly on the Questions & Answers page.
Submit
Posting guidelines