Visitors to Ayrshire & Arran are spoilt for choice when it comes to eating out, as it always promises to be an experience to write home about. From idyllic waterfront restaurants and Michelin-star dining to a relaxing afternoon tea, the region's menus are bursting with superb local flavours and there are places to eat which suit all tastes and budgets.
Sample the delicious seafood for which the area is famed and enjoy fish and chips straight from the wrapper. Or head to the fishmonger-run MacCallum's of Troon Oyster Bar where you can tuck into freshly caught oysters and other seafood delights. If you want to indulge your sweet tooth, then relax with a great choice of flavours at Nardini's world famous ice cream parlour in Largs.
Have you heard about Taste Our Best, a new award which recognises establishments which put quality and Scottish ingredients at the forefront of everything they do? Search through accredited Taste Our Best restaurants and cafés in Ayrshire & Arran.
If you're looking to really treat yourself, enjoy the culinary delights of one of Ayrshire & Arran's award-winning restaurants. Glenapp Castle in Ballantrae offers a gourmet menu created by head chef Tyron Ellul, while the ever-changing menu of Michelin-starred Braidwoods in Dalry features locally caught seafood and meat. Across on Arran, don't miss the acclaimed Eighteen69 at the Auchrannie House Hotel and the tasting menu of no fewer than seven courses.
Browse the listings to find more information about the best restaurants and places to eat across Ayrshire & Arran.