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17 Church Crescent, Dumfries DG1 1DF, Scotland
+44 1387 253832
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  • Excellent68%
  • Very good18%
  • Average8%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible2%
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“beans” (2 reviews)
“haggis” (2 reviews)
“quality food” (2 reviews)
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British, Scottish
££ - £££
17 Church Crescent, Dumfries DG1 1DF, Scotland
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Reviewed 29 October 2017 via mobile

Today we visited The Doonhamer for a late breakfast (4 adults and 2 kids) the girls who were looking after our table were lovely, so polite and were absolutely fantastic with our sons, (the free marshmallows and sweets went down well!) The food was great...More

Thank alanascott81
Reviewed 29 October 2017

Everything cooked fresh and just how you like it, so just ask...went with family several times on their two week visit and wouldn't even try anywhere else. Doonhamer breakfast really good and value for money with superb coffee to accompany it. My wife had scrambled...More

Thank Tony O
Reviewed 25 August 2017

this was once a charming italian cafe selling quality produce- no longer - more a sterile dated cafe selling very average coffee and basic greasy spoon style meals.

1  Thank redhat4
Reviewed 27 July 2017

took my 84 yr old Mum. Both had soup/ sandwich combo. Cracking bowl of tattie soup , bread so soft and fresh and one of the nicest cups of coffee ive had in a long time! The banter was good too. A nice welcoming family...More

Thank RonnyM65
Reviewed 11 May 2017 via mobile

As usual when in Dumfries a pop in for lunch , nice welcome from staff the usual busy restaurant you expect from a place that serves good quality food , would advise a try , also in good walking distance for shops .

Thank Thomas M
Reviewed 6 April 2017 via mobile

I visited here for a takeaway breakfast this morning with 1 intention in mind, to see if could consume an infamous breakfast munchie box. Consisting of 4 rashers of bacon, 2 slices of black pudding, 2 haggis, 2 link sausages, 2 square sausages, 2 potato...More

Thank Andymck85
Reviewed 14 March 2017 via mobile

We were recommended this place by our very friendly Arnold Clarke salesman after picking up our new car. Not being from the area it was easy to find with free parking not far away, the Doonhamer breakfast was amazing but we didn't need anything to...More

Thank Roancottage
Reviewed 5 March 2017

Being regular travellers to Cairnryan to get the Belfast ferry, we always pull off the A75 and into Dumfries to grab breakfast at The Doonhamer. We happened across the bistro on our first foray into the town and have been back several times since. The...More

Thank gdh200
liz892, Owner at Doonhamer, responded to this reviewResponded 9 March 2017

Thank you so much & look forward to your next visit 😊

Reviewed 21 January 2017 via mobile

Title says it all, bloody lovely, very generous portion and fantastic service, a definate for anyone needing good grub in town

Thank Sarah R
liz892, Owner at Doonhamer, responded to this reviewResponded 9 March 2017

Thank you so much for your comment & look forward to seeing you again soon 😊

Reviewed 2 January 2017

I have been here a few times now and each time the food and service has been great. Always friendly and always good value. We usually either have breakfast or brunch and it has always been consistently good. Very nice coffee as well, especially the...More

Thank Juliet H
liz892, Owner at Doonhamer, responded to this reviewResponded 9 March 2017

Thank you so much for such positive feedback & hope we see you again soon 😊

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
British, Scottish
Dinner, Breakfast, Lunch, Drinks, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Free Wifi, Accepts Visa, Reservations, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
10:00 - 15:00
09:00 - 15:00
09:00 - 15:00
09:00 - 15:00
09:00 - 22:00
09:00 - 23:00
09:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 17 Church Crescent, Dumfries DG1 1DF, Scotland
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Scotland  >  Dumfries and Galloway  >  Dumfries
  • Phone Number: +44 1387 253832
  • E-mail
Small family run café serving traditional home made food including full Scottish Breakfast, mince and Tatties, Battered Cod chips and Peas also a selection of sweets and tray bakes available and plenty more choice. We are now open Thurday, Friday and Saturday night serving food until 8pm new menu now avaliable
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