Sometimes there's nothing better than digging into a sweet treat when out and about or when having a lazy day in the house.

Luckily, Ayrshire is home to dozens of parlous, cafes and eateries serving everything from chocolate fudge cake to cookie dough and ice cream.

If you're looking to get your fill of something sweet, we have you covered.

The 7 best places doing desserts in Ayrshire to try this weekend

Here are the best places serving desserts in Ayrshire you can visit this weekend, based on Tripadvisor reviews.

Varani's Forum Cafe

Location: 37 High Glencairn Street, Kilmarnock, KA1 4AE 

Opening times: 12pm to 9pm

Rating: 5/5 out of 230 reviews

One reviewer said: "Best IceCream shop around in Ayrshire by miles. Great selection of flavours and puddings. Great service and reasonably priced."

The Coo Shed

Location: Corton Road South Corton Farm, Alloway, KA6 6BX 

Opening Times: 9:30am to 4:30pm

Rating: 4.5/5 out of 299 reviews

One reviewer said: "The Coo Shed is pretty faultless. The food is good quality, varied and at reasonable prices. The staff are friendly and helpful. One of the most impressive things I have seen over the last 2 years is that they never stop innovating and improving."

Vanilla Joe's

Location: 80 Montgomery Street, Irvine, KA12 8PW 

Opening Times: 11am to 9pm

Rating: 4.5/5 out of 461 reviews

One reviewer said: "Very good for desserts. I had a good old fashion banana split which was delicious and a good size."

Small talk

Location: 54 Harbour Street, Irvine, KA12 8PY

Opening Times: 10am to 4:30pm

Rating: 4.5/5 out of 233 reviews

One reviewer said: "We have been here often and have never been disappointed Their food is good and they have a superb selection of cakes."

The Harbourside

Location: 19 Harbour View, Dunure, KA7 4LN 

Opening Times: 10am to 4pm on Saturdays and Sundays

Rating: 5/5 out of 38 reviews

One reviewer said: "If you have to wait for a table, it's definitely worth it. The food in the cafe is excellent, the situation is great and the staff are lovely. A great place for a lunch or just a coffee and baking (which is first class)."


Location: 98 Sandgate, Ayr, KA7 1BX 

Opening Times: 12pm to 8pm

Rating: 4.5/5 out of 104 reviews

One reviewer said: "Delicious ice cream and such a good price at only £2.20 for two scoops! Even on a rainy day, loved it thank you."

Nardinis At The Mooring

Location: 2-4 Main Street, Largs, KA30 8AB

Opening Times: 8:30am to 7:30pm on Saturdays

Rating: 4/5 out of 172

One reviewer said: "There were seven of us in our party, all had different dishes and everyone's opinions were the same, first class food, excellent presentation and very friendly staff."