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The West Kirk

58 Sandgate, Ayr KA7 1BX, Scotland
+44 292880416
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  • Excellent22%
  • Very good38%
  • Average19%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible14%
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“steak” (22 reviews)
“curry” (7 reviews)
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Bar, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
58 Sandgate, Ayr KA7 1BX, Scotland
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1 - 10 of 348 reviews

Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Good food and drinks at affordable prices. Staff pleasant and helpful. Comfortable seating(in booth).

Thank Granniespice
Reviewed 1 week ago

It was middle afternoon and we were looking for a place to have a late lunch. The west Kirk is obviously serving food all day. The venue is quite impressive and the place was crowded. Our burger and fish and chips were perfect.

Thank X5185OMthomasm
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My family arrived 7.45 pm for food and drinks. Tables were dirty and we had to move glasses and plates to sit down. Was told by the bar staff that children had to leave by 9pm which I understand but then waiting until 8.30 pm...More

Thank Philip L
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Great price real ale and reasonable selection. Food pretty good for the price. Lovely warm atmosphere everyone in Fine mood, Terrific lighting

Reviewed 5 weeks ago

love going in here friendly staff very helpful nice and clean it still puts me in mind of the church haha

Thank Janice S
WestKirk, Manager at The West Kirk, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Hi Janice, Thank you very much for your kind review this is one for the staff room, they love it to hear when our customers enjoy there visit to our 'Church' Kylie

Reviewed 13 October 2017

Lots of atmosphere - extensive Weatherstones Menu - fairly priced. FVamily friendly. 5 minutes from Bus Station - 10 minutes from train station. Public Car Parking (charged) close by. On street Parking close by (some free-some charged) Family friendly

Thank Westbury12
WestKirk, Manager at The West Kirk, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you for your review, hope to see you again soon. Thanks Kylie

Reviewed 11 October 2017 via mobile

Visited here on Sunday evening .the place was not very busy but had lots of tables which had plates and glasses needing to be cleared .staff talking amongst themselves, Found a table just on the first level which had been cleared but not wiped clean....More

Thank Douglas C
WestKirk, Manager at The West Kirk, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Hi Douglas, I was horrified to read your review, If you could email me time and dates to p804@jdwetherspoon.co.uk so I can look into this more closely as this is not the impression I want to give customer when they visit our pub. Kind Regards...More

Reviewed 10 October 2017

Nice to see a beautiful building put to good and popular use. Indoor and outdoor dining. Some nice features retained, stained glass doors and pulpit. Food good with friendly staff.More

Thank Kathryn R
WestKirk, Manager at The West Kirk, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Hi Kathryn, Us here at the west kirk are so proud of the building. I have been here 13 years and I still appreciate the beauty of the features this building has, I do hope you will come again and enjoy our beautiful building once...More

Reviewed 6 October 2017

We found this place last Sunday on our first visit to Ayr. It is an old converted church and the first thing you notice is the stained glass doors then the wooden interior with the pulpit and the balcony. Personally I could do without the...More

Thank Jud56
WestKirk, Manager at The West Kirk, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Hi Jud56, Thank you for your kind review, I am so happy to see you enjoyed your food while taking in the beauty of our establishment. I also enjoy the Southern fried chicken wrap but I cant handle the spice of the mayo I have...More

Reviewed 4 October 2017 via mobile

Food was standard Spoons fare. Staff seemed nice except for red/purple haired one who served my food. She never spoke and slid my plate onto the table. Not very professional and seemed to do half work of other girl and fella. 4/10/17 evening. Besides that...More

Thank Nigel C
WestKirk, Manager at The West Kirk, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Hi Nigel, Thanks for your review, I was a bit concerned when I read your review as I know the staff member in question not of her character, so if you can contact me by email @ p804@jdwetherspoon.co.uk Thanks Kylie

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Questions & Answers
20 September 2017|
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Response from WestKirk | Property representative |
Hi we only allow assisted dogs inside the premises, but we do welcome dogs in our beer garden.
Andrew J
26 August 2016|
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Response from ianinayr | Reviewed this property |
Sit at a table, menu on table, go to bar give table number and order or buy drinks sit at table decide what you want and then go to bar and order unless you have children with you then the law says you must order food first... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Bar Scene, Groups
Open Hours
08:00 - 00:00
08:00 - 00:00
08:00 - 00:00
08:00 - 00:00
08:00 - 00:00
08:00 - 00:30
08:00 - 00:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 58 Sandgate, Ayr KA7 1BX, Scotland
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Scotland  >  Ayrshire  >  South Ayrshire  >  Ayr
  • Phone Number: +44 292880416
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