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A local traditional Scottish resturant with a French twist, all ingredients from a 20 mile radius and all cooked with a passion & deliverd with love.
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Dinner
CUISINES
European, British, Scottish
FEATURES
Gift Cards Available, Reservations, Seating, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Table Service
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Reviewed 5 days ago

Auld Alliance is a unique and exceptional restaurant. Superb flavours, presentation, service and culinary artistry are abundant. We enjoyed our meal in every possible sense from start to finish. We so wish there were restaurants like this where we live in Lancashire.

Date of visit: February 2024
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Three delicious meals here this evening. We took my sister for a belated birthday dinner and we all had some amazing food. Great portion sizes, everything cooked to perfection and perfectly seasoned. They had even put some birthday banners up as it's mentioned it was...a birthday meal which was a very thoughtful touch. Friendly and pleasant staff and efficient service. I'd recommend booking if you plan to go as it's a busy wee place but well worth a visit. Top marks!More

Date of visit: February 2024
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Reviewed 17 January 2024

Excellent restaurant. Lovely food, had cullen skink and Moroccan lamb followed by Creme Brulee. Excellent food in a nice quaint upstairs restaurant. Would recommend.

Date of visit: November 2023
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Reviewed 24 December 2023

Amazing food - presentation beautiful aswell as tasty! Cosy atmosphere with brilliant service from start to finish!

Date of visit: December 2023
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Reviewed 21 December 2023

We wanted to come here for ages and when we finally did, it was well worth it. We both ate from the Christmas menu and it was spectacular, huge compliments to Will, a very talented chef. The baked camembert in particular was just beautiful. We...were well looked after by Megan and Ella too, service with a smile! We definitely look forward to returning.More

Date of visit: December 2023
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Reviewed 17 December 2023

My husband and I recently visited the auld alliance for a birthday dinner. We both ate off the Christmas menu and everything was delicious! Friendly an attentive staff and the chef is brilliant. Lovely meal in a cosy and relaxed atmosphere. Looking forward to coming...back again in the new year. Thanks Will and team :) all the best for the new year!More

Date of visit: December 2023
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Reviewed 21 October 2023 via mobile

Visited when it was a mussels & beer night so hubby had them as a starter. Made him share (had the ones done in wine & garlic) and they were absolutely delicious. Pork & trout dishes as mains, then posset and brulee for desserts. Couldn't...fault any part of the evening at all, every course was spot on. Thank you for making the last night of our holiday (and an early anniversary celebration!) so enjoyable! Thoroughly recommend eating here if you're in the area.More

Date of visit: October 2023
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Reviewed 8 October 2023

Beautiful restaurant, great staff and the fabulous Chef and Proprietor Will. Tasty French/Scottish fusion cooked with the freshest ingredients to perfection.

Date of visit: October 2023
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Reviewed 6 October 2023 via mobile

Lovely cosy restaurant. Excellent meals.... Meats and seafood cooked perfectly and in a timely manner. The two waitresses were friendly, attentive and professional. Great value for money. Book in advance this place is popular.

Date of visit: October 2023
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Reviewed 1 October 2023

Fantastic find, almost by accident. So pleased that we did. Good service and great food. Highly recommended.

Date of visit: August 2023
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Reviewed 30 September 2023

My wedding anniversary dinner was excellent. Sadly as a real "fish lover" I was a tad disappointed with no scallops or flounder ....but we had to blame Storm Agnes for this. But the menu still provided tasty choice. All cooked and present well. Service friendly.... Complimentary prosecco much appreciated. Thank you Will et al. A night to remember ✨️More

Date of visit: September 2023
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Reviewed 17 September 2023

I visited The Auld Alliance on my first night in Kirkcudbright. I had read the great reviews before I booked and agree that they are extremely well deserved. I was greeted warmly when I arrived and when settled at my table I was provided with...water and lovely fresh bread. The menu is extremely varied and I settled for; crab, mussels and Parmesan tart, the sausages to follow and the raspberry crepe brûlée to finish. Everything was absolutely delicious and very well presented. The staff were very attentive and were happy to give me some time to finish my wine before ordering dessert. The overall cost is very reasonable compared with the high standard of food. I would highly recommend The Auld Alliance to anyone visiting Kirkcudbright.More

Date of visit: September 2023
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Reviewed 15 September 2023

We went as a group of 5 adults, each selecting a different main & dessert from the menu. We loved the locally sourced ingredients and modern twist on Scottish food, their chef really knows his stuff! Thanks so much for a memorable evening, we all...enjoyed our menu choices.More

Date of visit: September 2023
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Reviewed 14 September 2023

Seriously yummy food. Locally sourced, lovingly cooked, beautifully presented and served with a smile. Very relaxed atmosphere …

Date of visit: September 2023
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Reviewed 13 September 2023

Our visit to the Auld Alliance was a memorable experience during our one night stay, passing through Kirkcudbright on our motorcycle tour of the area. Will, the proprietor and chef, and his team made us so welcome. The food was cooked with care, skill and...excellent value, as an added bonus! We will certainly be back..More

Date of visit: September 2023
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Response from 257willg | Property representative |
Sorry for my previous answer, i misread the question. In answer to your question correctly is unfortunately no, only guide dogs or assistance dogs. Thanks Will
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Hi my opening times are Thursday night, Friday night and Saturday nights from 6pm till 9pm. You can contact me on 01557 330888 or 07977469198 hope this helps. Thanks and regards Will
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Auld Alliance Restaurant is rated accordingly in the following categories by Tripadvisor travellers:
  • Food: 4.5
  • Service: 5
  • Value: 4.5
  • Atmosphere: 4.5