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

Sadly in light of recent Government announcements, we would like to inform our guests, that Souter's Inn will be CLOSED during the current restriction from 6pm Friday 20th November 2020 and will reopen on Saturday 12th December.

Bookings are still being taken for further dates throughout the year.

The Costley Family 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 near future.
Bill & Cath Costley & family.


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