The Steamboat Inn

Voted best pub in Dumfries & Galloway by National Pub & Bar Awards 2016 & 2017, 2018 & 2019

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the steamboat inn

Situated directly on the Solway coast with spectacular views across the sea, come and visit us Today!

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A place full of character

a very warm welcome awaits here at the steamboat inn

Great menus, great drinks and great atmosphere .
We look forward to seeing you soon!

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The Steamboat Inn

come and enjoy the food, drink and accommodation

The Steamboat Inn offers comfortable and relaxing Bed & Breakfast to suit every traveller.

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The Steamboat Inn Carsethorn.

food to suit any taste bud

Dine with us 7 days a week - Book your table TODAY!

Our menu is guaranteed to have something to wet your appetite!

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The Steamboat Inn

The Steamboat Inn, where a warm welcome awaits from Kate, Blazej, and the Steamboat team.

A lovely place to relax and enjoy a meal and a drink.
The Steamboat Inn has  gained a reputation for excellent food with great hospitality.

Set in unique and captivating surroundings. The Steamboat Inn has been decorated with an abundance of spellbinding memorabilia which provides a unique bar area and a charming dining experience.

Opening Times

Lunches and dinners served 7 days a week 
Mon to Fri: 12noon - 2.30pm / 5pm - 8.30pm
Sat & Sun: 12noon - 3.30pm / 5pm - 8.30pm

We are so pleased to have been voted 'best pub' in Dumfries & Galloway for the 3rd year running.

This means an awful lot to us and we will never let our standards drop.

A big thank you to every one of our staff and customers.

We hope to welcome everyone to The Steamboat Inn where a very warm welcome awaits!

Our Historic Past

Our records go back to 1813 when The Steamboat Inn was used by Travelers and Sailors that were waiting to sail from Carsethorn.
With regular sailings to Liverpool, The Isle of Man and Ireland. 21,000 emigrants left Carsethorn for better lives in a new world.

The Best location

Situated directly on the Solway coast, the Steamboat has spectacular views in all directions, with Criffel as a great backdrop, you can also see across to Cumbria and the Lake District. The perfect place to relax and unwind, you can even dine al-fresco !!

come and enjoy the food! 

reserve your table today please call 01387880631.

Our menus is guaranteed to have something to wet your appetite!!

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Our Customers are happy too!

"Looking for a place to eat in Dumfries & Galloway? Visit The Steamboat Inn at Caresthorn. A place full of character and atmosphere. All the staff are excellent and always make you feel welcome" - Dane, Lets Go Dumfries & Galloway

  • great food

    Visit the Steamboat Inn for a great variety of food - We are so pleased that we have built up a great reputation - We would love for you to join us at our tables

  • huge variety of drinks

    Whether you like your Whiskeys, Wines, Gins, Ales or Beers we have drinks to suit every taste. Also have a great variety of non alcoholic beverages

  • cosy accommodation

    If you would like to stay a little longer, we also have a one bedroom self - catering cottage, and two Bed and Breakfast rooms. Make the most of your visit.

Voted best pub in Dumfries & Galloway by National Pub & Bar Awards 2016, 2017, 2018 & 2019.

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