Kirkcudbright Galleries Cafe

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The Selkirk Arms Hotel are delighted to be associated with the new Kirkcudbright Galleries. Hotel owner Sue Walker leads the team at the brand new Kirkcudbright Galleries Cafe offering Coffee, Tea, snacks and light bites from 10am - 4pm daily ( 12noon - 4pm Sunday ). Whilst Sue and her team operate the Cafe the hotel is happy to offer Outside Catering at the Galleries for special events outwith Cafe hours. Initial enquiries with regard to space, venues and opportunities for hire of the facility outside opening hours needs to be made primarily with Dumfries and Galloway Council and the Galleries Manager Rachel Dilly - please contact Rachel in the first instance at

We look forward to welcoming you to the Cafe on your next visit to the Kirkcudbright Galleries - full details of exhibitions and opening times can be found at the Galleries website


Outside Catering

The Kirkcudbright Galleries Cafe


The Selkirk Arms are delighted to be able to offer bespoke outside catering to the new Kirkcudbright Galleries.

A selection of menus can be downloaded here and initial enquiries for catering needs to be made to Chris Walker at

Outside catering for 10 - 100


Canapés are small, decorative finger food that you can normally eat within 2 bites, ideally served with drinks before a meal or cocktail party. All our canapés are handmade by our team of chefs and are ideal to impress guests for various occasions and come on either a wooden or slate platter that is exquisitely garnished with decorative herbs, fruit or edible flowers. 


Standard Canapés

3 per person £4.75 / 5 per person £7.95 

  • Venison chipolata, red berry marmalade, fresh grapes
  • Haggis filo parcels, Arran mustard mayonnaise
  • Smoked chicken & caramelised onion crostini
  • Beef pastrami & horseradish mayonnaise 
  • Smoked Scottish salmon & cream cheese bilini
  • Prawn marie rose tartlet
  • Smoked mackerel & wasabi pate, melba toast
  • Filo king prawn, lemon & caper mayonnaise
  • Flaked Scottish salmon & dill tartlet 
  • Mini herb scones, roast peppers & pesto (v)
  • ’Honey’ goats cheese and caramelised onion tart (v)
  • Sun-ripened tomato, pesto & parmesan tart (v)

Luxury canapés

3 per person £6.50 / 5 per person £9.95

  • Mini cheese burger, sesame bun, tomato & chilli jam
  • Smoked duck breast, fresh raspberry & balsamic reduction
  • Poached chicken wrapped in parma ham, tarragon aioli
  • Rare beef filled yorkie, truffle mayonnaise
  • Crayfish tartlet, bloody mary ketchup 

Finger Buffet

Slightly more formal and filling than the canapés but designed to be eaten in a casual manner either standing or sitting. These delicious buffets will be delivered and set up at the agreed time and you can choose to either self serve or have one or two of our team in place to help with drinks and food service. All are provided with disposable plates, napkins, cutlery and cups.




Drinks and finishing touches


Disposable Items

Paper Napkins, Lightweight Paper plates, Plastic disposable cups, Plastic cutlery :  all included and supplied with finger buffets and canapés


Additional hire costs

Hire – Includes wash charge (Return dirty)

Hi Ball Glasses (Per glass) 0.50

10oz Wine Goblets (Per Glass) 0.50

Champagne Flutes (Per Glass) 0.50

White China Side Plates (Per Plate) 0.20

Linen White Napkin (Per Napkin) £1.25

Trestle table hire £2 each

Linen table cloth for 6’ trestle table £4

Finishing touches

Staffing: If you would like your buffet or canapé selection manned by one of our team we charge £10 per hour per team member

If you wish to serve alcohol then we will need to apply for an occasional liquor license and require 28 days notice and a lodging fee of £10

Table flower arrangement from £10 per posie to the sky is the limit in association with Willow Flowers


For further details and an initial sit down to talk through your event please contact Chris Walker at The Selkirk Arms Hotel on 01557 330402
Or by e mail at