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Regency Dining Room at the North West Castle Hotel

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North West Castle Hotel, Stranraer DG9 8EH, Scotland
+44 1776 704413
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Herne Bay, United Kingdom
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22 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 April 2017

Came here for a Mothers day surprise afternoon tea hoping to be sat overlooking the sea, however we were shoved in a back room which looked like an old fashioned pub in desperate need of a face-lift. When making the booking I stated we were both vegetarian, however this message clearly didnt get passed to the kitchen staff as when... More 

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Thank emmathfc
Dumfries and Galloway, United Kingdom
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 April 2017

My daughter booked an "Afternoon Tea". as a surprise for me. She thought it would be lovely to look out over the sea... Think again. We were sat in an airless room, over looking the Curling court. I am vegetarian and my daughter stated this on booking. I mentioned this to the waitress who looked like she didn't know what... More 

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5 Thank diamonddal38
catrine
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58 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 March 2017

Excellent service from the girls, superb food, tasty and fine dining at its best, linen clothes and napkins, silver salts n pepper pots and tea and coffee served in the lounge with homemade tablet.

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Thank ceres42
Livingston, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
Reviewed 11 February 2017

Booked dinner, bed and breakfast package with hotel. The menu selection changed daily, the food presentation and service was better than most city center restaurants... the food was delicious

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Thank Alison W
Stranraer, United Kingdom
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 January 2017

Having never written a review before,I felt compelled to after my recent disastrous dinning experience. After enjoying a festive meal in the past I decided to treat my mother to the Boxing Day Buffet,expectations for the meal were high. However the experience was not the sought after meal we had imagined - instead it left a bitter taste in everyone's... More 

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5 Thank jmc1795
Stranraer, United Kingdom
1 review
Reviewed 26 December 2016 via mobile

Visited today for a family Boxing Day buffet meal. 1.30pm table. Soup was ok. Buffet was not so good. The choice was awful. Imagine serving meat but no hot accompaniments, just salad items and not very imaginative ones at that. Service was bog standard. We were not courted as is expected of this establishment. An incredibly young staff without any... More 

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Thank allthecs
TheMcMillanFamily, Owner at Regency Dining Room at the North West Castle Hotel, responded to this review

Hi Carolyn We are sorry to hear you didn't enjoy the Boxing Day Buffet as much as you usually do and wish you had let us know at the time. We would have been happy to have offered the children something more to their liking and indeed to make sure everyone had plenty to enjoy. We are a local business,... More 

Stranraer, United Kingdom
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 December 2016

I took my two sisters and my wife for dinner to The North West Castle, Stranraer on Saturday 10th December 2016. The whole experience was underwhelming to say the least and it started with an uninspiring menu with very little choice. The food was very poor both in terms of the quality and the presentation and looked as if it... More 

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2 Thank nimmo54
TheMcMillanFamily, Owner at Regency Dining Room at the North West Castle Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Mr Nimmo We are sorry you didn't enjoy your recent family dinner, especially as you have been very satisfied with our food and service on previous occasions. As we mentioned in our personal reply to your email, we do wish you had given us some indication of your dissatisfaction at the time. We are always happy to try to... More 

Stranraer, United Kingdom
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150 reviews
75 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 78 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 November 2016 via mobile

We really enjoyed the food, service and atmosphere in the Regency dinning room, we missed the piano player, the background music was ok but you can't beat live music. The menu covered most tastes and I especially liked the cranican.

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Thank Milliespringer
Scotland, United Kingdom
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150 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 September 2016

The venue is a stone throw from the town centre. Access from the main road and a nice size parking in front of the hotel. Entrance is very nice with an old revolving door. The tea was served in the dinning room which is very grand and nicely preserved. Spread of lots of sandwiches and a cake stand with plenty... More 

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Thank Domagoj C
DUMFRIES, United Kingdom
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12 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 August 2016

Food was well presented by efficient staff. Very formal and traditional, limited but good menu, which changed every night

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Thank Lynda L

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Restaurant Details

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Cuisine
British, Scottish
Meals
Breakfast, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations
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Business meetings, Groups
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: North West Castle Hotel, Stranraer DG9 8EH, Scotland
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Scotland  >  Dumfries and Galloway  >  Stranraer
  • Phone Number: +44 1776 704413
Description
The Regency Dining Room at North West Castle offers a 3 course dinner menu which changes daily. In addition to this there is our a la carte menu offering lighter bites. During the winter months our Alpine Restaurant with viewing over the curling rink is open daily for lunches and dinner.

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?