About Bankend Bar & Brasserie
Modern cooking in stylish restaurant
Bankend Bar and Brasserie is in the Holiday Inn Dumfries, located on the picturesque Crichton Estate. As well as a spacious restaurant with views, there is a bar and lounge, all with plenty of cosy corners. The hotel restaurant is as welcoming to visitors as it is to residents and many locals use the dining room for family get-togethers, working lunches and date nights. The restaurant’s friendly, engaging staff are often mentioned in reviews.
Wide ranging, contemporary menu
The menu at Bankend Bar and Brasserie caters to a wide array of tastes. Stone-baked pizza and tempura calamari sit next to sharing platters and king prawn linguini on the map. As well as a selection of healthy option salads, there are chef’s signature dishes such as corn-fed chicken supreme with confit of chicken leg bon bons, potato purée, roast root vegetables and tarragon jus. The grill section is always popular.
Choices on this range from British, dry-aged rib-eye steaks to thick-cut bacon chops with griddled pineapple and a variety of burgers. Fish dishes might be the sea bream with charred baby gem and garlic potatoes. A more traditional choice might be the haddock in an IPA beer batter.
Bankend Bar and Brasserie is part of Holiday Inn Dumfries. It is located on Bankend Road, in the Crichton Estate, around one mile from the centre of Dumfries. The hotel has ample free parking. The nearby area contains attractions such as the Caerlaverock Castle, Sweetheart Abbey, Mabie Farm Park, Drumlanrig Castle and 7Stanes mountain park.