Food & Drink

Don't feel like cooking? Eat out!

Whilst all the lodges have fully equipped kitchens, if you don't feel like cooking, there are loads of great places to eat nearby. So whether you are looking for fine dining, a cosy pub serving bar meals or a takeaway, here's just a brief selection to cover all tastes, but there are many more in the region.


Casa Mia

Case Mia offers modern and stylish food served in warm and welcoming surroundings. Open 7 days per week from 12.00 noon - 2.00 pm for lunches and from 5.00pm  - 1.00am for dinner.

ADDRESS: 3 Nunholm Road, Dumfries DG1 1JW
TELEPHONE: 01387 269619


Mrs Greens Tea Lounge

This award winning cafe (actually run by Mrs Green) is open from 8.00 am 'til 5.00 pm offering great selection of teas, coffees with a selection of home baking to die for.

ADDRESS: 16 Queensberry Street, Dumfries
TELEPHONE: 07503 116582


Caven Arms

Offering a selection of Real Ales the Caven Arms has a reputation locally for fine ales and tasty, well priced bar meals

ADDRESS: 20 Buccleuch Street, Dumfries
TELEPHONE: 01387 252896


The Steamboat Inn

Situated directly on the Solway coast near Dumfries and with spectacular views across the sea, the Steamboat Inn has gained a reputation for excellent food with great hospitality in unique and captivating surroundings.

ADDRESS: Carsethorn, nr Dumfries, Dumfries and Galloway, DG2 8DS
TELEPHONE: 01387 880631


Dakash Indian Restaurant

Voted as the No1 Indian Restaurant in Dumfries on Tripadvisor, Dakash is open 12noon - 2.00 pm and 5.00pm - 10.00pm daily (Closed Tuesdays) offering both restaurant & takeaway menu options.

ADDRESS: 55- 57 Queen Street, Dumfries DG1 2JW
TELEPHONE: 01387 253876

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Home restaurant on the Whitesands of Dumfries is number one on tripadvisor for restaurants within Dumfries. The atmosphere, staff & food make it The place to visit.
ADDRESS: 50 Whitesands, Dumfries DG1 2RS
TELEPHONE: 07896 355074
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the back street

The Back Street are extremely passionate about food and serve up modern British cuisine in a relaxed and welcoming atmosphere. Right in the centre of Dumfries, it's the perfect starting point for a great night out.
ADDRESS: 103 Queensberry St, Dumfries DG1 1BH
TELEPHONE: 01387 248008
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the bank bar and tapas

Established in 2019, The Bank Bar and Tapas set out to bring a new vibe to Dumfries, catering to those looking for a city vibe in a small town environment.

Views overlooking the River Nith and Camera Obscura. Tapas style dishes take inspiration from around the globe, offering customers an experience like no other while catering to all dietary requirements.

ADDRESS: 68 Whitesands, Dumfries DG1 2PG
TELEPHONE: 01387 252552

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la dolce vita

La Dolce Vita is a family run Italian restaurant located conveniently in the heart of Dumfries town centre. The restaurant is family friendly, with a cosy and inviting atmosphere, which is suitable for all occasions. Their menu is produced using only the freshest ingredients which are locally sourced where possible.

ADDRESS: 94 Irish St, Dumfries DG1 2PB
TELEPHONE: 01387 255689


Pizzeria Il Fiume

Authentic Italian/Mediterranean Family run restaurant, established over 40 years ago. Pleasant and friendly atmosphere, mouth-watering dishes and great service.

Features original log oven, specialising in pizzas, pastas, char-grilled steaks and seafood.

ADDRESS: Dockpark, Dumfries DG1 2RY
TELEPHONE: 01387 265154