Breakfast, lunch and dinner suggestions for Ayrshire and Arran

By Dominic Ryan

Ayrshire and Arran have firmly established themselves as a foodies’ paradise. There’s certainly no shortage of eating out options to suit every appetite and budget and here are 5 suggestions to cover off breakfast, lunch and dinner.

Haggis, neeps and tatties

Shore Road, Brodick, Isle of Arran KA27 8AJ

Crofters’ is a cosy wee bistro specialising in home-cooked food, Scottish craft beers and spirits, and regular live music. The bistro has earned a reputation for being quirky, innovative, entertaining, and welcoming. They are committed to providing imaginative vegetarian, vegan and gluten-free dishes, alongside the very best of local produce, Scottish meats and seafood. Visit website

The Fish Works
Fish and chips

3, The Promenade, Largs KA30 8BG

The Fish Works is a multi award-winning made to order fish and chips restaurant, that is located directly on the promenade with the best views of the Firth of Clyde. Fresh fish delivered daily. Outdoor seating with the weather permitting and a small indoor seating area, take away also available. Children’s menu, dog friendly and wheelchair access. Call to pre-order for col ection. Visit website

The Coo Shed
Cooked breakfast

South Corton Farm, Ayr KA6 6BX

Set in the Ayrshire countryside on South Corton Farm, The Coo Shed is another addition to this busy dairy farm, offering customers a unique dining experience. With all things farm related in its decor, The Coo Shed offers a fabulous selection of food, all made on the premises, using, where possible locally-sourced produce – not to mention its vast selection of mouth-watering tray bakes, scones, cakes and biscuits to enjoy! Gluten-free and vegetarian options also available. Visit website

Tea in the Square

54 Gallowgate Street, Largs KA30 8LX

Located in Largs Post Office you will find the cafe, Tea in the Square. Here you can be assured of quality, home-cooking and baking using only the finest ingredients and real cream in the cakes! You will find a fantastic selection of hot food and drinks, such as cooked breakfasts, breakfast rolls, soups, specials, home baking and cream cakes, all of which you can choose eat in or take-away.

Unboxed Cafe
Burger and chips

32-35 S Harbour Street, Ayr KA7 1JA

Founded in 2017, Unboxed Cafe is a place where anyone can enjoy a cup of exceptional coffee (courtesy of Union Hand Roasted), browse a selection of designer boardgames or spend an hour or two playing games with friends. And if you’re feeling pecking you can choose from a selection of burgers and cakes, theres something for everyone. Visit website

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