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“Pleasant pub in the country”
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Laurie Arms Hotel
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Laurie Arms Hotel
Ranked #8 of 13 Castle Douglas B&B and Inns
Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
Level 5 Contributor
63 reviews
15 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
“Pleasant pub in the country”
Reviewed 9 July 2014

Small local pub in a small rural village, pleasant service lacking in the basics. Food was variable, seafood frozen and taseless but other dishes were good but over priced for what you got. Wine was poor quality and very over priced.

  • Stayed July 2014, travelled with family
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Morpeth, United Kingdom
Level 3 Contributor
14 reviews
8 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 July 2014

We came by the Laurie Arms by accident on Sunday when we were out for a drive whilst on holiday in the area. What a lovely find. Although it was lunch time there was an extensive choice on the menu as well as traditional Sunday lunches. I chose the roast beef dinner and it was delicious. My husband chose the burger and he was very happy with his choice too. Great service and a pretty little pub. Definitely worth a visit if you're in the area.

  • Stayed June 2014, travelled as a couple
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2 Thank Kate F
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Brisbane Australia
Level 5 Contributor
86 reviews
47 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 September 2013

We stopped for a bite to eat on our way through the area. The pub was clean and the staff friendly. We opted for soup of the day which was very nice. Enjoyable stop. The drive was scenic so if you want a nice spot for a days drive this is it.

  • Stayed September 2013, travelled as a couple
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3 Thank Ferrri
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Leicester, UK
Level 3 Contributor
12 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 June 2013

This was a welcome haven on a rainy evening while we were camping. The landlady was really friendly and the food absolutely delicious. We both had a scrummy haggis stuffed chicken and then a chocolate torte and a rhubarb and lemon sponge. 3 beers and a soft drink. total £40. very good value. Far more quiet than it should be. Go go go!

  • Stayed June 2013
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1 Thank Rebecca D
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Dalbeattie, United Kingdom
Level 3 Contributor
14 reviews
9 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 April 2013

Good food freshly made, prompt service with a smile. A great selection of draught beers and a warm log fire. What more do you need?
Lasagne was home made but I should have ordered chips on the side. Scampi for my mother-in-law was up to scratch. My wife had homemade Shepards Pie and reported it delicious.

  • Stayed March 2013, travelled with family
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Thank Mark C
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Midlands UK
Level 6 Contributor
201 reviews
38 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 133 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 February 2013

We were not the only ones eating, another tourist family were just finishing as we came in, but the restaurant was unused as the pub was really quiet. The food was ok but quite high prices, however I am aware that prices in quiet areas are always higher as there is not the quantity of people to keep profits up. The pub is old fashioned (this may suit some people more) and there is no lounge. (I guess the restaurant was once the lounge) The staff were friendly and service was good however we left slightly disappointed.I have heard excellent reports of Sunday lunches (three courses for £15) so maybe we came at the wrong time of day?

  • Stayed February 2013, travelled with friends
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Level 2 Contributor
9 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 January 2013

Out for my birthday with family.I have a 5yr old and a 2yr old who do not like to sit still.made very welcome on entry.offered toys forv the kids.gr8 choice the menu and specials .hubby and I had fillet steak met in the mouth.kids had sausage and macaroni portions just wright.service faltless.will be back.

  • Stayed January 2013
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Thank littlenought
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Property: Laurie Arms Hotel
Address: 11-13 Main Street | Haugh of Urr, Castle Douglas DG7 3YA, Scotland
Region: United Kingdom > Scotland > Dumfries and Galloway > Castle Douglas
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Bar / Lounge Restaurant
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Ranked #8 of 13 B&Bs / Inns in Castle Douglas
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Laurie Arms Hotel Castle Douglas, Scotland

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