Dining at The Dumfries Arms

The Dumfries Arms Hotel has extended food service and special menus during the Festival. If you wish to dine pre-concert, you MUST book and order in advance. Go to www.thecumnocktryst.com/dining to choose your options and then call the Dumfries Arms on 01290 429230 or email reception@ dumfriesarms.co.uk Your table and food will be ready for you at your pre-booked time (subject to availability so please book asap).

This year, the Dumfries Arms is offering pre-booked and pre-paid Festival Club Supper and Drinks packages. Pre-booking will guarantee you a reserved table at the Festival Club with your drinks waiting and your food will be brought to your table – you won’t have to queue at the bar and you can concentrate on enjoying the Club!

Find out more about the Festival Club Supper


Dumfries House has a café, restaurant and pizzeria. Please call 01290 425959 for details and bookings.

The Coffee Mill is a small, newly refurbished, cafe on Glaisnock Street, in Cumnock (73 Glaisnock Street, opposite the Dumfries Arms Hotel).  The food and drink served is fresh, great value and uses local produce when possible.   The café will have extended opening hours during The Cumnock Tryst Festival weekend.  Please call 07968 253195 for details or more information.