The Hive, Garlieston: New to the village (2022) and already generating lots of positive feedback. Coffee shop, treats and lunches. Open 10 to 3.30, Wednesday to Sunday.

The Harbour Inn, Garlieston: The recently refurbished Harbour Inn now offers a varied menu in its cosy restaurant. Open fire, family friendly with harbour views from the bar. Tea and coffee are also available. T. 01988 600685

The Pheasant, Sorbie: Authentic Italian food including homemade pasta. A couple of miles west of Garlieston. T. 01988 850270

Craft, Wigtown: Now under new management. Bustling pub in the popular booktown. T. 01988 403236