Dining in Ayr
The Beresford Wine Bar & Art Gallery underwent extensive renovation work in 2009 and opened its doors for the first time in August 2009 forming part of the subsidiary Company Costley Inns & Wine Bars
Nearly three years on and The Beresford continues to go from strength to strength. A new and different venture for the Costley Group has been a refreshing and enjoyable time with the usual tests along the way.
The stylish restaurant, with its own comfortable coffee lounge, is elegantly decorated but with a contemporary twist. The lounge and restaurant are always busy offering morning coffee with cakes and scones, lunches and dinner. From our ever popular Langoustines with Avocado through to our ‘Butcher’s Block’ offering Steaks cooked on the grill, the kitchen brigade continually strive to produce interesting, modern, tasty food using fresh local produce.
Italian cooking is wonderful. Tuscan is even better and where better to eat than at Cecchinis in the beatiful seaside town of Ayr.
Cecchini’s of Ayr, situated on Wellington Square at the centre of town and a few minutes stroll from Ayr beach and the main shopping area, has a long history of serving only the finest Italian cuisine to a discerning clientele who return time and again to enjoy the food.
The Tudor Restaurant that serves traditional Scottish food is situated on Beresford Terrace close to Burns Statue Square. Breakfasts, lunches, dinner and snacks are served from 09.00 – 21.30, tea and coffee available all day.
The Rupee Room was opened in 1999 and has since established itself as one of the finest contemporary Indian restaurants in the West of Scotland, serving a wide range of cuisine from the North of India.They can cater for large parties, birthdays, corporate events and can offer special buffets upon request.
The Treehouse menu features a fantastic variety of dishes prepared using the freshest local ingredients and the drinks list offers just as much choice in its selection of premium brands, cocktails, wines and ice cold champagne by the glass. Open from 9am for breakfast, delicious coffees and freshly baked pastries, Treehouse even offers a take away service for those on the move!
The pub itself has a varied history. Turning into an attraction in the Victorian era for Burns fans everywhere then turning into a museum from 1957 until 1992, Tam o Shanter Inn has been converted back into a pub. It’s a greet wee tavern; with low, uneven ceilings and cozy corners to conspire with friends, it really does have the feel of an older style public house.
Vito’s restaurant serves the best of authentic Italian cuisine in a contemporary relaxed atmosphere with excellent views over the historic Burns Statue Square. Seating for over 100 people is available over 2 floors which are linked via the stunning glass staircase.
One of Ayrshire’s favorite eating establishments and an integral part of the local community with our family run restaurants becoming a neighborhood mecca. Ayr India serves consistently high quality home-style dishes at modest prices within an informal family atmosphere.
Chef Douglas Smith has been impressing the food critics with his cooking talents for almost 20 years. He has won a string of national awards and cooked for a host of VIP diners. Now one of Scotland’s most accomplished chefs, Douglas has taken the bold step of opening his own café-bar-brasserie – Saffy’s – in the heart of Ayr.