November 9th, 2017 | Posted in: Uncategorized

Buzzworks Holdings is spending £400,000 refurbishing its Treehouse venue at Sandgate in Ayr.

The bar and restaurant, which is now closed, will re-open at the end of November as The Tree House  – which is a slight alteration of its original name. Although the name will only be slightly different the makeover will see it totally transformed with a contemporary design incorporating natural materials and light modern tones, complementing the existing characteristics of The Tree House.

Colin Blair, Buzzworks Holdings Chairman, said, “After ten years of trading, we believe that now is the time to reinvest and modernise The Tree House as part of our wider growth strategy.

“It’s a fantastic building and we will retain elements of its original concept including the external terrace, and this investment will allow us to enhance the experience we offer to visitors.

“We want to give Ayr town centre and the local community a venue to enjoy and be proud of, with all of our changes being made with our customers in mind. We look forward to welcoming guests to our stylish new Tree House in time for Christmas.”

The restaurant’s capacity is increasing to 100 covers, with the addition of stylish booth seating and an exclusive private dining area for up to 20 guests.

As a result of the significant investment, ten new jobs will be created at The Tree House offering opportunities for locals of varying skill levels and experience to join the award winning Buzzworks team. A range of positions are available across the front of house, management and kitchen teams.


The launch of a more enhanced food and drink offering, incorporating the House trademark of simple dishes with big flavours will coincide with the refurbishment. A new open kitchen will be fitted, allowing chefs to continue creating delicious dishes, with fresh new flavours as well as speciality and sharing dishes for any occasion.

The stylish modern bar will be stocked with an impressive back gantry for cocktails, craft gins and beers along with wine

To find out more about current vacancies or apply for a position across Buzzworks visit

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Susan Young
Susan Young is a journalist who has spent the last 20 years editing the DRAM. Prior to that, she spent a decade working in Public Relations and Events dealing with clients as diverse as Cumbernauld Development Agency and James Burrough Distillers. Her knowledge of the Scottish licensed trade is extensive and she also instigated the first ever Scottish licensed trade awards which have evolved into the Scottish Bar and Pub Awards.

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