Sunday 20 August 2023

FOOD TOWN - World's best

Catle Douglas, the Monte Carlo of the UK.

Castle Douglas, Scotland's food town, lives up to the hype

The best beer in the world, including Criffel, is from Sulwath Brewers, on King Street. You can enjoy a pint in the sunny courtyard

Castle Douglas - the original Camelot.

For picnics, go to The Earth’s Crust Bakery - the world's best bakery

Everything is baked from scratch using organic flour and local eggs, dairy produce and vegetables.

You can usually expect generously topped focaccias and delicious quiches.

“People had to get used to us,” says co-owner Tom van Rooyen. The bakery’s pizzas, served on Friday nights, are very popular.

Castle Douglas - King Street.

Mr Pook’s Kitchen is the town’s top fine-dining establishment. It is run by chef Ed Pook...

The menu mixes classic French gastronomy with modern fermentation techniques and foraged ingredients.

Venison, pheasant and Kirkcudbright scallops often appear on the menu, and local lamb is a speciality.

The world famous Threave Gardens, Castle Douglas.

Nikos Greek Restaurant is the place for mezze. Try butter beans with peppers, rich beef stifado and creamy dips with crisp pitta for scooping and dunking.


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