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Cafe da Vinci

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17 Strand Street, Kilmarnock KA1 1HU, Scotland
12:00 - 21:30
Closed now
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Sun 17:00 - 21:00
Tue - Fri 12:00 - 14:30
17:30 - 21:30
Sat 12:00 - 21:30
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East Ayrshire, United Kingdom
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20 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Always a warm welcome and prompt service. Staff seemed to cope well if quiet or busy. Great variety to pick from: Italian / british! Always tastes freshly made. Just ask if you prefer a different kind of Pasta with a dish: No Problem to change!! Typical background noise gets a little louder as it gets busier and everyone's Drink kicks... More 

Thank 12bella
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15 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Great Italian food, nice atmosphere and very friendly and efficient service everytime I go! And very reasonable for what you get. I love it :)

Thank katw83
Kilmarnock, United Kingdom
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8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Nice atmosphere and helpful staff. I like my food spicy and they and they are happy tweak things to suit your palate.

Thank Johnny R
Ayrshire, Scotland
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84 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Busy authentic italian restaurant. Food good and very popular with locals. Can be quite nosy as I say it gets very busy.

Thank jmcayrshire
Kilmaurs, Scotland, United Kingdom
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32 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Italian takeaway makes a pleasant change from the usual Chinese, Indian, chip shop, burger bars and fast food outlets that are also available in Kilmarnock, I have had sit-in meals as well as takeaway from Cafe da Vinci and always really enjoyed it, I had the chicken Mardi Gras as a takeaway on Friday and it was absolutely delicious, the... More 

Thank Neil M
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151 reviews
91 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 87 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 January 2017 via mobile

Used to visit this quaint restaurant when we lived a bit closer but hadn't been for ages so thought it would be nice to return again. The menu had a nice choice & me & my wife were both looking forward to the Italian cuisine. I ordered the goats cheese with stornoway black pudding. It was delicious & presentation was... More 

Thank joesco
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 January 2017 via mobile

Been here too many times to mention. Back tonight for my girlfriend's birthday dinner and again not disappointed. About time I got round to writing a review. The best Italian restaurant I've been to bar none. Me and the misses always compare every other Italian restaurant to da Vinci's. I doubt we will find better. The food is faultless, I... More 

Thank Mick F
2 reviews
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 January 2017 via mobile

Great atmosphere, great staff the only thing that was a bit disappointing was the food. It was nice enough but have had nicer which was a shame. Had the chicken milanese and the tomato sauce was a bit bland.

Thank Nicola F
South Ayrshire, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 December 2016 via mobile

We visited as a couple with friends and their children and didn't have a single complaint. For an Italian restaurant the menu is very extensive with a separate children's menu also. The food was as tasty as the menu made it sound...even the kids fish goujons. The wine list was almost perfect and the service was pretty much second to... More 

Thank steph m
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8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 December 2016 via mobile

Some of our party arrived 15 minutes early and even though it was a Saturday night and the restaurant was very busy they were able to give us a seat until our table was ready. The service was fantastic. We were a party of 8 and several staff brought our dishes out at the same time so no one was... More 

Thank Louise H

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Italian, Pizza, Gluten Free Options
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Romantic, Groups, Cheap Eats, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Kids
Open Hours
17:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 14:30
17:30 - 21:30
12:00 - 14:30
17:30 - 21:30
12:00 - 14:30
17:30 - 21:30
12:00 - 14:30
17:30 - 21:30
12:00 - 21:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 17 Strand Street, Kilmarnock KA1 1HU, Scotland
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Scotland  >  Ayrshire  >  East Ayrshire  >  Kilmarnock

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?