Treat yourself to a unique shopping experience in Castle Douglas!
As Dumfries and Galloway’s Food Town, Castle Douglas is an exceptional and special place to shop and has a bountiful selection for all visitors to treat themselves to. With over 50 independent businesses offering tempting selections of locally produced food, drink, and confectionary, three traditional and award-winning butchers, and speciality shops no one need to come away from King Street empty-handed.
For those looking for a leisurely meal or quick bite to eat there is a plethora of restaurants, cafes and local hotels that offer a wide variety of home cooking, mouth-watering dishes, and international cuisine. And for those after looking for something to take away, the wonderful selection of baked goods in the many bakeries and Deli adorning the street means that when the weather is nice you can enjoy a picnic spot by the loch.
Castle Douglas celebrates its food town status with Castle Douglas Food and Bike festival offering a wonderful showcase of cycling and food and drink. With an incredible selection of local food and drinks producers the festival also showcases local and inspiring chefs like Ed Pook, of Mr Pooks Restaurant, and Carlo Bignami, from Carlos. Their demonstrations of culinary prowess Castle Douglas Bike and Food Festival proves exactly why Castle Douglas has the title of a food town.