56 High Street, Dumfries, DG1 2JA

Owner's description

Step across the threshold of The Globe Inn in Dumfries, and history whispers from the very flagstones beneath your feet. Established in 1610, this isn't just a pub, it's a tapestry woven with centuries of laughter, stories, and even the ghost of Robert Burns, who reportedly frequented the "Snug," a cosy nook still steeped in his poetic spirit.

Beyond the welcoming facade, two distinct experiences await. The bar beckons with warmth and conviviality. Pull up a stool and savour a dram from our extensive whisky collection or swap tales with locals over a pint of local ale. The atmosphere is one of relaxed charm, perfect for unwinding after a day exploring Dumfries' rich history.

But for a truly memorable dining experience, venture into the 1610 Restaurant. Housed in the former stables, the ambiance is elegant yet comfortable. Chef Jonathan Brett, along with his team, crafts a menu that celebrates the best of Scotland. Expect seasonal, locally sourced ingredients transformed into dishes that are both delicious and visually stunning. From game consommé to fresh fish, each bite is a testament to their passion for showcasing Scottish produce with modern finesse.

The Globe Inn isn't just about food and drink, though. It's a place where history comes alive. A small museum dedicated to Robert Burns, Scotland's national bard, is tucked away within its walls, showcasing his life and works. Burns was a regular patron, and his presence is still felt in the "Burns Rooms" where his chair and window etchings are lovingly preserved.

Whether you're seeking a historic pub experience, a delectable meal, or a glimpse into Scotland's literary heritage, The Globe Inn offers something for everyone. It's a place where time seems to stand still, allowing you to savour the moment, sip on history, and create memories that will last a lifetime.

Delivery, Take out & Mail order

Not Applicable.


Availability 2 courses 3 courses coffee included service included
Always £0.00 £0.00
Lunch £0.00 £0.00
Dinner £0.00 £0.00
Pretheatre £0.00 £0.00
SundayLunch £0.00 £0.00
Brunch £0.00 £0.00
  Cost Availability Courses
Menu1 45.00 Dinner only 5
Menu2 90.00 Dinner only 8

Traditional European menu

Starter Main Veggies Pudding
£10.00 £31.00 £4.00 £9.00
Wine per bottle £14.95
Filter Coffee £3.20
Service 10.00%

Restaurant details

27, 4, 6
No shorts

The chef


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56 High Street, Dumfries, DG1 2JA
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Opening hours
Tuesday11 am‑9 pm
Wednesday11 am‑11 pm
Thursday11 am‑11 pm
Friday11 am‑11 pm
Saturday11 am‑11 pm

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