Located off the A76 and a 10-minute drive north from Dumfries, The Auldgirth Inn is a Grade B…
The Auldgirth Inn
“Unpretentious modern Scottish cooking” - AA Inspector
DUMFRIES, DUMFRIES & GALLOWAY
Discover a relaxing dining experience at this 500-year-old inn where the locally sourced produce is transformed into contemporary cuisine with a classical basis, finished with more modern techniques and innovative touches. The menu features a collection of bold and ambitious dishes, all with good balance of flavour and clarity, which is evident in the taste. The feature open-plan kitchen is a conversational focal point, as is the dry ageing chamber on display with some superb local beef and game featuring on the menus. Large aspect windows flood the area with natural light, for the benefit of diners at breakfast and dinner.
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Facilities – at a glance
Credit cards accepted
- Seats: 70
- On-site parking available
- Wheelchair accessible
- Assist dogs welcome
- Open all year
- Wines under £30: 10
- Wines over £30: 11
- Wines by the glass: 29
- Cuisine style: Modern Scottish
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About the area
Discover Dumfries & Galloway
Dumfries and Galloway is a wonderfully undiscovered corner of Scotland – a romantic land of wooded glens, high hills and exposed moorland, haunted by its colourful past and the ghosts of those who fell in fierce and bloody battles. Heading west from Gretna Green you soon reach Dumfries, straddling the River Nith, where you may see red-breasted mergansers in summer.
The market town has strong associations with one of Scotland’s most famous sons, Robert Burns, who farmed nearby and returned to Dumfries towards the end of his life. You’ll find Burns-related visitor attractions around town, plus a portfolio of other sights ranging from ruined castles and abbeys to quirky museums. You can see for miles from the Camera Obscura, which occupies the top floor of the 18th-century windmill.
To the north lies a vast and endless landscape; mile upon mile of open moorland and afforested slopes stretching towards the Ayrshire coast. On the long haul to Stanraer, you’ll want to make regular stops and visit places like Gatehouse of Fleet, a delightful 18th-century planned town, and Creetown, a planned village on the estuary on the River Cree. Perfect for walking and fishing, Dumfries and Galloway seems gloriously untouched by 20th-century progress.
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