Come on Inn: Experience the stunning decor and attractive laid-back ambience Fresh Outlook: Our locally sourced ingredients are all treated with care to ensure great taste Wine and Dine: A warm welcome and relaxed friendly atmosphere awaits Quirky Style: Enjoy our contemporary interior and friendly atmosphere Cosy Atmosphere: Enjoy one of our many ales from the bar before or after your meal Patisserie Heaven: Discover our amazing array of cakes and pastries on sale in the shop

Souters Inn

Luxury bar & restaurant in Kirkoswald, Ayrshire

Covid -19 information to Guests 

Souter's Inn are thrilled to announce we will be opening our doors and taking bookings for our Restaurant ( inside and outside ) from Monday 26th April 2021 pending restrictions.

We are working hard to accommodate existing bookings and welcome new enquiries. We would like to take this opportunity to thank our loyal Guests for their continued support. It is very much appreciated. 

We hope you keep well and look forward to seeing you in the very near future.

Bill & Cath Costley & Family and all the Team.

 Gift Vouchers

To all our valued customers,
As you may now be aware, we shall be reopening our establishments from Monday 26th April 2021, pending government restrictions.
We are pleased to announce that if anyone is in possession of our Costley & Costley gift vouchers, we shall honour these as follows; 
Vouchers that may have already expired or are due to expire by the end of May, we have extended the use by date to the 30th November 2021. Could we please ask that if you are making a reservation with an expired voucher, you make reception aware of this at the time of booking. 
We very much look forward to welcoming all of our customers back to our venues.

A warm and friendly welcome awaits you at Souter’s Inn restaurant in Kirkoswald, Ayrshire. Built on the site of the old school house where Robert Burns studied in 1775, this thatched roof Inn has a modern, contemporary interior, with a relaxed friendly atmosphere. Souter’s Inn has a distinctly contemporary feel, with exposed brickwork and oak featuring throughout. This fresh modern outlook is reflected too in its menu. Open all day from 9am till late for breakfast, snacks, lunch and suppers.

Souters Inn



Populated by warm and friendly staff Souter’s menus are designed to ensure that there is something to tickle everyone’s taste buds.


Costley Gift Vouchers

The ideal gift for family and friends available to purchase and spend in any of our eight venues!


About Us

Set in the historic village of Kirkoswald on the A77 south of Ayr, two miles from Turnberry Championship golf course and 3 miles from Culzean Castle country park.

An ideal stop off en route to Turnberry Championship golf course or catching the ferry at Stranraer, Souter’s Inn is ideally located to cater for a brief lunch or refreshment before or after a round of golf, or a sightseeing trip to Burns Country and the many attractions of the west coast.


***Are you interested in a Blossoming Business opportunity with a Growing Market? Next to Souter's Inn in Kirkoswald we have an opportunity for a small Garden Centre. The site has a high footfall and is becoming a great destination for a day out, with our fabulous Souter's Inn Restaurant next door and further retail developments coming soon. Please contact for more details.

We would like to thank the following photographers for their contribution to our websites:
Paul Walker Images, Mark Timm Photography, Dream Day Photography, Ramsden Photography, KSG Photography, Robert Campbell Photography