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The Waterfront

4a South Harbour Street, Ayr KA7 1HZ, Scotland
+44 1292 280212
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  • Excellent61%
  • Very good28%
  • Average7%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“mussels” (22 reviews)
“steak” (34 reviews)
“haggis” (23 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Bar, European, British, Pub, Soups, Scottish, Gastropub, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
4a South Harbour Street, Ayr KA7 1HZ, Scotland
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Reviewed yesterday

Went here with a friend on a Friday evening. Place was not busy. Paid £20 for 2 courses plus a glass of wine. Food was okay. Not a lot of choices but then the price reflects. Wine was okay. Don't know if I would pay...More

Thank bickerf
Reviewed 3 days ago

Visited the restaurant today with an Itison voucher. I cannot give enough praise to this place for its friendly attentive service and the food wow it was the best I’ve had in a long time. Starters went for the Mussels in an amazing Tomato and...More

Thank Linda M
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I had a pleasant lunch here with friends on Easter Monday. The food was extremely good and value for money. The braised ox cheek was to die for and the sticky toffee pudding was as good as I’ve tasted. This was my first time here...More

Thank bunnet501
Reviewed 1 week ago

Went for a meal today good service if you go before 6pm even on a Saturday you get a two course meal for special price two course meal with drinks cost 30 pounds which I thought was good as I was on main menuI went...More

Thank fergie57
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We were 8 Friends on a golfing trip to Turnberry looking for somewhere to eat on a Monday evening. We booked in advance having seen the good reviews on Trip Advisor and it turned out to be a great choice. The food was excellent (much...More

Thank Julie W
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Had a bar meal, found the food, service as excellent. On arrival quickly seated and menus provided, drinks sourced and food served quickly. It is a delight to get a hot plate for food and this venue ensures that. Very clean with nice views of...More

Thank snei
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Visited here after reading TA reviews, we ordered a range of different meals, all presented nicely and very tasty, good menu choice and if in the area again we would return.

Thank smashin99uk
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Had a very nice evening meal, platter for 2 as a starter and burgers for main. Both left with full bellies! Service was good, pleasant and attentive.

Thank Andrew D
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

what a gem the staff are fantastic the place was fantastic we had ox cheek and burgers fantastic and the starters of neeps and haggis neeps and haggis was absolutely superb thank you will come again o

Thank Susan M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Popped in for lunch on Easter Sunday, the welcome was warm and inviting , staff very friendly and helpful. Easter special menu was great value and offered a wide choice. Sandra opted for Salmon rillette starter and cod loin to follow; both were superbly presented...More

Thank andyasummers
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20 September 2017|
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Response from Mary-k1965 | Reviewed this property |
Hello your best bet is to calk and speak to john or any senior staff member . hope they can accommodate you as its a fantastic restaurant.
Mary C
18 June 2017|
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Response from rwath1979 | Reviewed this property |
It's online, you can download it as a PDF
Samuel S
17 June 2016|
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Response from Stupee73 | Reviewed this property |
Not sure Samuel.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Bar Scene, Child-friendly, Business meetings, View, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Groups, Local cuisine
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 4a South Harbour Street, Ayr KA7 1HZ, Scotland
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Scotland  >  Ayrshire  >  South Ayrshire  >  Ayr
  • Phone Number: +44 1292 280212
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