An aerial view of North Main Street, Wigtown, Scotland's National Book Town. Terraced houses and shops in various colours, trees in the forefront.

Eat, drink and stay


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Eateries in Wigtown and nearby

There are several cafes, inns and restaurants in Wigtown and Bladnoch, including:

The Festival Cafe The County Buildings, Wigtown (01988 402036) 
 Fri-Sat 9:30am-10.30pm  Friday 22nd- closes 5PM, Sun-Thurs 10:30-5pm.  

The Pop-up Bar at Fairholme 4 South Main Street Wigtown. Behind County Buildings

Friday 22nd September – Sunday 1st October 12noon – 11pm

Reading Lasses 17 South Main Street (01988 403266) 

Mon-Sun: 10-5pm

Cafe Rendezvous 2 Agnew Crescent (01988 402074)

Mon-Sat: 9.30-8.30pm, Sun 10-6pm  Cafe Rendezvous Sample Menu

Cobwebs 31 South Main Street (01988 402097)

Mon-Thurs: 4-11pm, Fri-Sun 12-10pm   Coweb Sample Menu

The Machars Farm Shop 2 North Main Street (01988 402435)

Mon-Tues: 08:30-4pm, Wed 08:30-2pm, Thurs-Sat 08:30-4pm

The Frying Scotsman 24 North Main Street (01988 402978)

Tues-Sat 4-8pm       Frying Scotsman Sample Menu

Galloway Bar 24 South Main Street (01988 402431)

Sun-Thurs: 12:30-11:30pm Fri-Sat 12:30pm-1am No Food

Coffee House and Beltie Books 6 Bank Street (01988 402730)

Mon-Sun: 9-5pm  Harrisons Sample Menu

The Bladnoch Inn Main Street, Bladnoch (01988 402200)

Mon-Sun 12-9pm

Melba Cafe Bladnoch Distillery (01988 402605)

Tues-Sat 10-4pm

The Postie 27 South Main Street (01988 403417)

Mon-Fri: 9-5pm, Sat-Sun 9-4pm  Ice Creams

The Bowling Club  The Square, Wigtown 

Saturdays Only 10am-5pm  Soup Lunches

The Talking Horse Parked near Mercat Cross

Mon-Sun: 9:30am - 4pm  The Square. Talking Horse Sample Menu

Or, nearby:

  The Hive Garlieston (07902 652964)   

  Mon-Sun 10-4:30pm   The Hive Sample Menu

  The View Port William (07483 348734)

  Mon-Fri: 10am-5pm, Sat/Sun:10-6pm (Bar until 11pm)

  The Pheasant, Sorbie (01988 850270)

  Tues-Sat 5-10pm  The Pheasant Sample Menu

  The Steam Packet, Isle of Whithorn (01988 500334)

  Tues-Sat: 12 noon-9pm, Sun: 12 noon-3pm

  St Ninian's Tearoom Isle of Whithorn (01988 501197)

  Mon-Sun: 9am-3:30pm

  Mr Pook's Kitchen, Castle Douglas (01556 504000)    

Wed- Sat: 12noon – 2pm - 6pm – late Mr Pooks Sample Menu

 The Railway Inn Whithorn (01988 401193)  Railway Inn Sample Menu

 Mon/Tues/Thurs/Fri: 4:30-11pm, Sat/Sun: 12 noon-11pm

 The Clachan, Dalry (01644 430241) 

 Wed- Thurs: 12-11pm, Fri-Sat: 12pm - 12am, Sun 12-11pm  The Clachan Sample Menu

 Creebridge House Hotel, Minnigaff (01671 402121)

Bar: Sun-Fri 12-11pm. Sat 12pm - 12am.  Restaurant 12-2pm, 5:30-8:30pm Creebridge House Hotel Sample Menu

 Gather, Laggan (01557 840 206)

Wed- Sun: 9am-10pm, Mon-Tues: 9am-6pm  Gather Sample Menu



For full listings of places to eat and drink in Wigtown and the surrounding area, please visit:

Visit South West Scotland - Food & Drink listings (Wigtown & nearby)