We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
The latest reviews. The lowest prices. The perfect place to shop for hotels.

Glenapp Castle

Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
Get directions
Ballantrae, Ballantrae KA26 0NZ, Scotland
+44 1465 831212
More Info
Add Photo Write a Review

57 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year
Showing 55: English reviews
Girvan, United Kingdom
Level Contributor
18 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

What a wonderful experience, I took my parents for Lunch to celerbrate a belated Birthday, what a lovely afternoon, the whole experience was perfect, Glenapp Castle is heaven in the Hills, the food was perfect, the service beyond compare the staff are so kind, friendly and helpful. This place is a must for the food connoisseur, for those of us... More 

Thank algarvenicky1
Stranraer, United Kingdom
2 reviews
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

What a gem of a place this is. Outstanding service with friendly helpful staff and food to die for. Get yourself here asap for a relaxing stay and secluded surroundings where relaxation and good food is the name of the game. Outstanding!! Mr Egg

Thank mregg2017
A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 4 April 2017 via mobile

Went here for afternoon tea for Mother's Day and wasn't disappointed. The food and the service was exceptional . I had my elderly parents with me and the staff couldn't be more helpful. After tea we went for a walk round the grounds which were lovely . Would definitely recommend a visit .

1 Thank A TripAdvisor Member
London, United Kingdom
Level Contributor
12 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 February 2017 via mobile

What a gem. We stayed here for three nights with a couple of friends as part of their wedding anniversary celebration. From the moment you enter the gates, rest and relaxation hits you. The staff are incredibly professional and friendly and make you feel at home immediately. Every room is tastefully luxurious. A lovely touch that dog treats were left... More 

Thank DrHughes73
Fenwick, United Kingdom
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 February 2017

Just returned from Lunch at Glenapp, what a wonderful experience. EVERY detail was perfection, from the warm welcome on arrival,all through lunch and the walk through the gardens. Absolutely magnificent, post refurb everything is immaculate. We were given a tour of one of the rooms which match and surpass anything I have seen in some of the best hotels in... More 

3 Thank cloverpark
Girvan, United Kingdom
2 reviews
Reviewed 21 December 2016

As a Christmas treat i booked afternoon tea at Glenapp. We had an absolutely wonderful time. From the minute we were welcomed at the entrance to the moment we left we received first class customer service. The food was delicious and plentiful. My favourites were the butternut soup, the marvellous veggie "sausage" roll and the raspberry jam. Hats off to... More 

Thank foxie1958
Hamilton, United Kingdom
Level Contributor
3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 19 September 2016 via mobile

Very nice..good ....good....good atmosphere. ....friendly ....people's. ..and helpfulness. From the staff. Would you like your patio and out side of house dinner good..drink good...very clean and ....helpfully done decorating. Very nice indeed..

Thank Thomad C
Glasgow, United Kingdom
Level Contributor
3 reviews
Reviewed 2 September 2016

Amazing. From the moment greeted at entrance by Jon the manager. A truly warm welcome Stayed in the Countess of Inchcape suite. Had a glass of champagne on arrival. Beautiful gardens, fantastic views of the whole coastline Pre drinks in the sumptuous lounge. Gourmet dinner second to none. Service in dining room superb. The whole experience oozed exuberance.. After dinner... More 

Thank izzynalfie54
Level Contributor
26 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 August 2016

The food was amazing, one of the best meals I've had! Comparable to many top Michelin Star restaurants, but with Glenapp you have the added benefit of being in stunning surroundings full of character and charm. The service was impeccable, the team really want to make your visit memorable and they certainly achieved this with me - I will definitely... More 

Thank Highlife6
Level Contributor
60 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 August 2016 via mobile

We had a lovely family meal at Glenapp. We had the set menu and asked them to do a wine flight with it which was of course fantastic. The staff were great, the attention to detail was second to none. The food was cooked fantastically. And we were even given a lift back to the cottage we were staying at.... More 

Thank Melanie A

Travellers who viewed Glenapp Castle also viewed

Turnberry, South Ayrshire
Turnberry, South Ayrshire

Been to Glenapp Castle? Share your experiences!

Write a Review Add Photos & Videos

Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?

Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more.

Claim Your Listing
Improve this listing

Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 412
British, Scottish, European, Gluten Free Options
Dinner, Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Romantic, Business meetings
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Ballantrae, Ballantrae KA26 0NZ, Scotland
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Scotland  >  Ayrshire  >  South Ayrshire  >  Ballantrae
  • Phone Number: +44 1465 831212

Questions & Answers

Questions? Get answers from Glenapp Castle staff and past visitors.
Posting guidelines
Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?