The Star Hotel

Main Street, Twynholm, Dumfries and Galloway, DG6 4NT

Gold Winner 2017
B&Bs and guest houses – sponsored by Thomas Ridley Foodservice

Judges comments - July/August 2017

'The staff were very welcoming when we arrived. I immediately got the feeling that they were used to dealing with allergies and it wasn't an inconvenience for them.'

'They have a lovely big pub-style menu which is almost entirely gluten free. One of the few meals that wasn't gluten free was the scampi but Suzie said that if I particularly fancied that, they could whip up a gluten free batter. Everything was homemade - even the sauces which was a really nice touch!'

'The food was delicious! No complaints at all. It was really nice to be able to fully enjoy a pub menu again as normally so many pub-style meals are full of gluten! The fish pie was delicious and I'd happily drive another 2 hours just for the GF banoffee stack! My husband said that the burger was one of the nicest he's ever had and loved Simon's homemade chilli sauce. The breakfast was just as tasty! When you have dinner, they give you a form to fill out to order breakfast in the morning. Suzie went through all the choices with me so I knew what was GF and what not. The only thing I couldn't have was the black pudding but they even had GF potato scones!! They were also able to provide me with decaf black tea which is not always a given!'

'Very good value for money. It was so nice to see a small, country B&B in the middle of nowhere really taking allergies seriously.'

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