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The Clipper

) #10 of 43 Restaurants in Dumbarton ££ - £££ , British,
3 High Street, Dumbarton, Loch Lomond and The Trossachs National Park G82 1LF, Scotland
+44 1389 731981
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Overview
  • Excellent28%
  • Very good36%
  • Average21%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible7%
Travellers talk about
Open Now
12:00 - 21:00All hours
CUISINES
Bar, British, Pub, Scottish, International, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
££ - £££
RATINGS
Service
Food
Value
Atmosphere
LOCATION
3 High Street, Dumbarton, Loch Lomond and The Trossachs National Park G82 1LF, Scotland
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1 - 10 of 147 reviews

Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Was at a friends party and this was the second time I had been. Probably the worst buffet I have ever encountered and very sparse for the amount of guests. Not enough bar staff so prolonged wait at the bar and glasses on tables for...More

Thank Janet P
Reviewed 1 week ago

food is basic not for an special evening out for meeting friends and getting a bite to eat its adequateMore

Thank elizabeth f
CLGSocialMedia, Social Media Manager at The Clipper, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi Elizabeth, Thanks for leaving a review and for your feedback. We're disappointed to hear that you didn't enjoy our food. It's freshly prepared by our professional team using quality local ingredients. We pride ourselves on the food we produce, so we're sorry to hear...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Suspect this would be an okay bar for a group of mates having a burger and a few beers watching the game, but not for a couple looking for dinner. The food is very much boil in the bag / short order cook fayre. Would...More

Thank jam551
CLGSocialMedia, Social Media Manager at The Clipper, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi jam551, Thanks for leaving a review and for your feedback. We're disappointed to hear about your experience. Our food is freshly prepared by our professional team using quality local ingredients. We have very much stayed away from the typical pub food offering you mention,...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My boyfriend and I were out on Saturday night with the main aim of watching the champions league final. Originally planned on going to the counting house next door, as the drink is reasonable and they have great TVs to watch the football. However we...More

Thank JulieHanlon12
CLGSocialMedia, Social Media Manager at The Clipper, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi Julie, Thanks for leaving a review and your feedback. We really appreciate it. We're glad you enjoyed the Gin selection we have here. Our cocktails, in particular, are highly regarded as the best in town so we're glad you enjoyed what we had to...More

Reviewed 17 May 2017

Love coming to the clipper it's definitely the best pub in Dumbarton. They always have great deals on in the restaurant as well as promotional cocktails and special drinks for certain holidays etc, I recently seen that they started doing cocktail making classes as well...More

Thank vannixon83
CLGSocialMedia, Social Media Manager at The Clipper, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Hi vannixon83, Thank you for leaving a review and we really appreciate your kind words. We work really hard to try and make things different for our customers week to week and it's amazing to know that this work is being recognised. We're also pleased...More

Reviewed 3 May 2017 via mobile

Me and my girlfriend go here on a regular basis we get the Hot Rocks deal that comes with a nice bottle of red wine to accompany the steak. We always upgrade our steaks to the fillet. For £40 there really isn't anything better value...More

Thank Kierann M
CLGSocialMedia, Social Media Manager at The Clipper, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Hi Kierann, Thank you for leaving a review and we're really pleased you enjoy coming in to visit us at The Clipper. It means a lot to hear you enjoy what we're doing and that you both keep coming back for what we have on...More

Reviewed 26 April 2017

A quiet mid-week meal with friends. Able to sit and chat with no loud music. Food was good. Hot and well presented. Service was a bit slow but as we were not in any hurry there was not a problem. Coffee a bit on the...More

Thank 288HandA
CLGSocialMedia, Social Media Manager at The Clipper, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Hi 288HandA, Thank you for leaving a review and we're really pleased you enjoyed your time with us. As you say, we'd like to think we're a great location for enjoying a freshly prepared, well presented, and reasonably priced meal at any point in the...More

Reviewed 27 March 2017

Took my Mum for lunch on Mother's Day and thoroughly enjoyed our meal. Five of us were seated comfortably in a booth in the main part of the bar and service was friendly and attentive. Although the set menu was available at £19.95 for 3...More

Thank Guinevere2014
CLGSocialMedia, Social Media Manager at The Clipper, responded to this reviewResponded 4 April 2017

Hi Guinevere2014, Thank you for your review. It's great to see that you enjoyed your experience with us and we're delighted to have hosted you for Mother's Day. We're really pleased you enjoyed all the food that you ordered! We take great pride in our...More

Reviewed 19 March 2017 via mobile

2nd visit to this bar and restaurant. Spacious, modern and clean. Toilets are also well maintained. Good bar to watch sports in a relaxed atmosphere. Good selection of drinks all reasonably priced. Had eaten here before and it was better the first time. We were...More

Thank Kevin D
CLGSocialMedia, Social Media Manager at The Clipper, responded to this reviewResponded 4 April 2017

Hi Kevin, Thank you for leaving a review and for your feedback. It's a very detailed review and we appreciate this greatly. Getting feedback on all the areas you mention allows us to really work on what is working and what perhaps needs work. In...More

Reviewed 17 March 2017

Just had an excellent time at the Clipper for a cocktail masterclass followed by a huge plate of canapés. Gary who was our host was so welcoming and helpful, talking us through the Masterclass which made us very relaxed, as did the cocktails. He was...More

Thank Jean R
CLGSocialMedia, Social Media Manager at The Clipper, responded to this reviewResponded 4 April 2017

Hi Jean, Thank you for leaving a review and for your kind words. We'll be sure to pass them along to Gary who will really appreciate them. We're glad you enjoyed the masterclass and hope that it might be something you do again. They're a...More

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$6 - US$44
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Child-friendly, Groups
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 - 21:00
Monday
12:00 - 21:00
Tuesday
12:00 - 21:00
Wednesday
12:00 - 21:00
Thursday
12:00 - 21:00
Friday
12:00 - 21:00
Saturday
12:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3 High Street, Dumbarton, Loch Lomond and The Trossachs National Park G82 1LF, Scotland
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Scotland  >  Loch Lomond and The Trossachs National Park  >  West Dunbartonshire  >  Dumbarton
  • Phone Number: +44 1389 731981
  • E-mail
Description
We are a Dumbarton City Centre Restaurant and Bar at 3 High Street, G82 1LW.

Whether you're wanting to sit and have a meal in our fabulous restaurant area, to come in for a refreshing pint or gorgeous cocktail, or to watch the sports on our numerous screens, The Clipper offers it all!

We also have a variety of options for all occasions and events from table packages to venue hire. Whatever it is, The Clipper can make it special!

Twitter: The_Clipper_
Instagram: theclipperdumbarton

Food is available from 12:00 to 21:00 every day of the week.
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