With Christmas only weeks away, many across Ayrshire are now looking to book a festive meal with their loved ones in November and December.

The region is home to countless eateries offering mouth-watering food, making it perfect for a festive feast this season.

Whether you want to book a night out for yourself and your family or are just curious about the places offering Christmas menus this year, look no further.

Ayrshire's best restaurants offering Christmas menus for 2023

Here are some of the best restaurants in Ayrshire offering Christmas menus in 2023.

Lochside Hotel - New Cumnock

The Lochside Hotel in New Cumnock is welcoming folk from far and wide to taste its delicious Christmas menu for 2023.

While bookings cannot be made for Christmas Day, those hoping for some festive cheer on Christmas Eve and the dates leading up to the big day can secure a place now.

Find out more on the Lochside Hotel website.

The Tree House - Ayr

If you're in the mood for a "cosy festive lunch with friends" or fancy "lively cocktails", The Tree House in Ayr is the place to be.

Bookings are available except on Christmas Day. Find out more on The Tree House website.

The Waterside Hotel - West Kilbride

The Waterside is providing a fantastic Christmas Day dining experience with their brand-new menu which offers great taste and value for money.

Book now on The Waterside Hotel website.

The Park Hotel - Kilmarnock

Kilmarnock's Park Hotel will be open on Christmas Eve, Christmas Day, Boxing Day and New Year's Eve, serving guests a range of delicious festive treats.

Book your place and find out more on The Park Hotel website.

The information provided is correct at the time of writing and may change over the coming weeks.