Welcome to the 500 year old


a cosy haven that has provided the warmest of welcomes to weary drovers,
pilgrims and travellers down the aeons.

Step inside and perhaps it's hard at first to reconcile age with the comfortably plush 21st century  home to the finest cuisine and wines.

It is soon obvious though that  the Inn has undergone a complete modernisation makeover tastefully achieved without compromising the  many original features that are key to the building that last underwent major change as far back as 1804.

And that's down to new owner, award winning restaurateur and chef Robert Macaleese.


Rab, as he is known, has built up a considerable reputation for running  restaurants where quality, taste, originality, variety and value for money are a trademark. Just ask the regular customers at Little Italy in nearby Dumfries.

Now Rab has widened his sights and bought the Auldgirth Inn, a B listed building of great character and antiquity, that stands off the A76 trunk road a ten minute drive north from Dumfries.



The Inn has brought in chefs at the top of their profession to ensure the highest quality of cuisine that will tempt diners to return time after time.



Before or after a sumptuous repast, diners can relax amidst the completely Scottish trappings that enhance the comfy confines of a refurbished public bar well stocked with an impressive range of beverages, from the familiar to the exotic.



Soon visitors will have the opportunity of staying over. Rab is in the process of refurbishing the 4 bedrooms to the highest of standards, ideal for the overnight rest or a longer break.