Please note: You must book in advance and mention the tastecard to be entitled to the discount. Families looking to get away and enjoy a cracking meal would be wise to make their way to the stunning Crichton Estate, where they'll find the Holiday Inn Hotel. With lush parklands, the area has become a top destination for many tourists. But their Bankend restaurant is making even more of a splash as one of the best restaurants in Dumfries for relaxed dining. Set on 100 acres of lush grounds of the Crichton Estate, Holiday Inn, Bankend Bar and Brasserie is one of the more picturesque places to eat in Dumfries. Travellers will find Threave Castle a forty-minute drive and Sweetheart Abbey is just eight miles away - ideal for a day out with the family. It's also a good pick for Dumfries locals who fancy a little drive and would make a good place to unwind after work with friends. There's more than enough space for everyone, from couples to dinner parties at Bankend. Its inviting traditional decor offers home-away-from-home comfort with views of the gardens that make it one of the more unique Dumfries restaurants. Best of all, diners can expect top-notch service from their welcoming staff as its located in one of the top hotels in Dumfries. Bankend Bar and Brasserie's talented chefs love working with locally sourced ingredients and change their menus to keep things fresh all-year round. In fact, diners that like the variety of international restaurants will be spoilt for choice. From goat's cheese salad and gourmet blue cheese burgers to butternut squash lasagne and Thai red curry, there's truly something for everyone in the family. For international favourites and excellent hospitality in Dumfries without breaking the bank, Bankend Bar and Brasserie should tick all the right boxes. Any occasion will be even more of a treat for tastecard members who can look forward to exclusive restaurant savings when they call to book ahead and present their cards upon arrival. It's a good chance to treat themselves to a bottle of wine, a starter or pudding.