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Bar of choice during our stay

Good atmosphere, good music, good beer, good prices, friendly staff, a bit run down, but loads of... read more

Reviewed 27 September 2013
Williamtelephoneman
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St Boswells, United Kingdom
Friendly!

Being from out of town, I'm always a little wary of trying new pubs, especially ones that aren't... read more

Reviewed 17 April 2013
Craigo1973
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Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
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27 Sep 2013
“Bar of choice during our stay”
22 Sep 2013
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Reviewed 27 September 2013

Good atmosphere, good music, good beer, good prices, friendly staff, a bit run down, but loads of character in the place. Entrance to male toilet was like the entrance to the ghost train!

Thank Williamtelephoneman
Reviewed 22 September 2013

Pub decor is different and atmospheric, but that's probably the only positive. Took around 5 minutes each time to get get served at the bar when the place wasn't busy. This was whilst (who appeared to be) the manager was standing around doing nothing. Certain...More

Thank Alistair_M-32
Reviewed 8 September 2013

Great pub good prices,excellent staff,and brilliant live music, the new owner really has turned the place around , quality music and service.Highly recommended,we mentioned an up and coming charity event and he offered us the whole place free of charge! Before we left he had...More

Thank THELICENSEE
Reviewed 27 June 2013

Visited this pub On Friday 21st june, got a couple of pints for myself and companion, tok a seat at the window, we could see beer was cloudy , tasted rotten, was so disappointed after reading good reviews, we just walked out and left the...More

Thank DTBluebells
Reviewed 17 April 2013

Being from out of town, I'm always a little wary of trying new pubs, especially ones that aren't part of a national chain. I decided to give Broon's a go, as it was just along from my hotel - and I'm glad I did. Service...More

1  Thank Craigo1973
Reviewed 30 May 2012

i stopped of in dumfries on my way back from ireland with a couple of friends,we had booked into the cairndale hotel and decided to go into the town centre for a drink.the first bar we came to was broons well what can i say...More

Thank darren w
Reviewed 27 May 2012

dropped in on a golf tour with 25 pals, what a place! we were entertainained by an amazing barmaid who knew about golf for a change and so made us laugh,she gave as good as she got and convinced us we should return that night....More

1  Thank jacqueline c
Reviewed 12 December 2011

Just had a very mixed experience at Broons.....the bar itself is great...but if the bloke Andrew contines to strutt makeing his presence felt, this great bar will be devoid of any customers

4  Thank ArmadillosRock
Reviewed 19 October 2011

Was staying with friends in Dumfries and on the Saturday Night they took me to Broons to see one of their live bands, the pub was packed full of people and I have to say after going a pub crawl in the town, we ended...More

1  Thank Gavin M
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