OPEN 10.30 - 3.30, MONDAY - SATURDAY


About Us

Designs Café has been open since 1996 and gained the reputation for being the place to meet your friends, enjoy good food and coffee, soak up the friendly informal atmosphere and discuss life. ...

It has been very difficult for us to not have been open during the beautiful Spring and early Summer weather, and the usually very busy times of Easter and the May Bank Holidays. We miss working as much as, I hope, you miss visiting us.

We take the current pandemic situation, personal hygiene and social distancing extremely seriously, and the well-being of our Customers and Our Team are of paramount importance. With respect, we hope that you will too, and ask for courtesy and tolerance at all times.


We are constantly reviewing and re-appraising the situation. For hygiene reasons, we are serving all our meals using single-use eco-friendly vegware and PLA containers, tableware and utensils and you are welcome to eat indoors, outdoors or take-away. You can view our menu here and details of how to order here.

We hope as always that you will enjoy what we have on offer. We are a small business and are always approachable if you have thoughts or ideas to help us improve.

Our ethos has always been to use the best affordable ingredients, free range and organic wherever possible and to minimise the use of additives and preservatives, and to produce simple, tasty and affordable home cooked food.

Designs Café, 179 King Street, Castle Douglas, DG7 1DZ