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Cavens Arms

20 Buccleuch Street

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Opening Times

Monday11.00 am - 11.00 pm
Tuesday11.00 am - 11.00 pm
Wednesday11.00 am - Midnight
Thursday11.00 am - 11.00 pm
Friday11.00 am - Midnight
Saturday11.00 am - Midnight
Sunday11.00 am - 11.00 pm

Meal Times

11.30 - 8.30 Tue - Sat
12 - 8.30 Sun



About the Pub

Busy food-oriented pub that is popular with diners for its range of good-value meals. A separate restaurant area has been created to cope with demand at peak times.

It is the Local CAMRA Dumfries Town Area Pub of the Year 2020.

Drinkers are welcomed in the bar area but seating can be limited during food service times. Guest ales are from a wide range of breweries, including some rarely seen in this locality. There are regular charity quizzes and other theme nights.

The pub serves five regular beers

Regular cask ales

This pub serves 5 regular beers.

  • Fyne Ales Jarl
  • Greene King Abbot
  • Greene King Yardbird
  • Morland Old Speckled Hen
  • Swannay Orkney IPA

Changing cask ales

This pub serves 4 changing beers.

Beers from a wide range of breweries.

Source: National

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Cavens Arms, Dumfries


  • RealAle Real Ale Available


  • DisabledAccess Disabled Access
  • LunchtimeMeals Lunchtime Meals

    Not Monday.

  • EveningMeals Evening Meals

    Not Monday.

  • Events Events

    Monday evening quiz every fortnight.

  • Newspapers Newspapers
  • Smoking Smoking Area
  • SportsTV Sports TV

    SKY only but sound usually off.

  • WiFi Wifi

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Cavens Arms

20 Buccleuch Street

Sat Nav Reference

55.069377, -3.61581


  • <Bus Close to Bus Routes
  • <Station Close to Railway Station

Nearby Bus Routes (150m)

Bus terminus.

Nearby Station (900m)


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