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The Steamboat Inn

Steamboat Inn Main road | Carsethorn, Dumfries DG2 8DS, Scotland
+44 1387 880631
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  • Excellent66%
  • Very good23%
  • Average5%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“scampi” (57 reviews)
“sunday roast” (10 reviews)
“seafood” (14 reviews)
Open Now
12:00 - 14:30 Hours
Bar, Seafood, British, Pub, Scottish, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
££ - £££
Steamboat Inn Main road | Carsethorn, Dumfries DG2 8DS, Scotland
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1 - 10 of 713 reviews

Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Good cooking and atmosphere dog friendly busy busy busy Staff attentive worth a visit Mother and law friendly also ha ha

Thank nikralc
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

This is a delightful pub with heaps of character. It's one of those old-fashioned pubs where every wall and horizontal surface (other than the floor) is covered with quirky and interesting items - trophy heads of stags, pictures, beer mugs, old advertisements, nautical and hunting...More

Thank Bartonbears
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

I recently came to this pub based on the reviews & they definitely came up to scratch.I had the seafood caserolle, lovely chunks of fresh fish with puff pastry on top ,couldn't fault it .friendly staff ,also dog friendly. Would highly recommend a visit.

Thank Voyage240114
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Lovely place. Very friendly staff and they are also happy if you just want a drink... no pressure to sell their food. Not that they need it the food is gorgeous and fresh. Also a lovely fire for in the colder months. Will definately be...More

Thank Benjamin S
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Have been coming here for many years (to be honest there wasn't many other places to go in thus area for a pub meal) bit of recent years it has just got better and Better! Young polish chap took it on a couple of years...More

Thank eoin f
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Good all round. Service, food atmosphere. Accommodation comfortable. Overlooking sea. In pleasant village

Thank Trail748648
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We love this place and always come here when we are in the area, the food is fabulous and the staff and service are excellent

Thank LynneandKev
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A Dog friendly pub serving an amazing roast beef and all the trimmings and some fine ale, with Excellency sea views

Thank tommo2709
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Nice spot, served food most of the day and welcomed us and the dogs. real quirky pub in and nice location out int he bay. Food was fairly good but not amazing and beer good too. thanks

Thank Richard m
Reviewed 8 September 2018 via mobile

Place was damp and dirty ,smelling of dogs 😂😂😂 the food wasn’t much better and the staff didn’t care less certainly won’t be back ,I travel to lots of places ,but this is far the worst. Lucky they got a one that was for the...More

4  Thank MagsThornhill
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17 June 2018|
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Response from quine19 | Reviewed this property |
Sorry, not sure, as we were not looking for that
30 May 2018|
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Response from Lynn L | Reviewed this property |
Yes booking is advisable as it is a really busy place.
Lynn G
7 March 2018|
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Response from Kate R | Property representative |
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$5 - US$25
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Buffet, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations, Validated Parking, Wine and Beer, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Groups, Romantic, Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, View, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
17:00 - 20:30
12:00 - 15:30
17:00 - 20:30
12:00 - 14:30
17:00 - 20:30
12:00 - 14:30
17:00 - 20:30
12:00 - 14:30
17:00 - 20:30
12:00 - 14:30
05:00 - 20:30
05:00 - 08:30
12:00 - 15:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Steamboat Inn Main road | Carsethorn, Dumfries DG2 8DS, Scotland
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Scotland  >  Dumfries and Galloway  >  Dumfries
  • Phone Number: +44 1387 880631
  • E-mail
Fantastic location right by the Solway Coast. Plenty of seats for indoor and outdoor dining. Cosy fires in the winter and very child and dog friendly. Locally sourced produce freshly cooked to order. Gem of a place.
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