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The Tam O Shanter

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Bar, British, Pub, Scottish
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230 High Street, Ayr KA7 1RQ, Scotland
+44 1292 611684
Today
11:00 - 01:00
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Sun - Sat 11:00 - 01:00
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30 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

Family get together, great food and quick service. Really busy at the time but the ladies were always helpful and the food was great.

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Thank AlysonBradford
Brighouse, United Kingdom
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57 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My party always include Tam o' Shanter when we visit Ayr. The atmosphere is always good and the malt whisky selection above average.

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Thank malcolm-oapa
Glasgow, United Kingdom
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22 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Went here for lunch, food excellent, broth just right stuck to your bones, crepe with chicken was lovely which I had, hubby had the scampi which he said was nice, friendly staff and not overpriced like some places, would definitely recommend it and can't wait to go back, only downside no dogs allowed

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Thank Mary M
newcastle
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21 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 April 2017

Called in for Sunday lunch, two courses £8.95 was worth every penny, I had roast beef and it was delicious. Will definitely call here again on our next visit

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Thank NewcastleAurora
Niagara Falls, Canada
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14 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 April 2017 via mobile

Stopped in at this quaint little pub in Ayr. Atmosphere is great decor is just what I think a pub should be. The bartender knew how to pull a pint. Although we didn't have lunch the menu looked quite unique. I would loved to have tried the haggis nachos

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Thank Jala85
Kilmarnock, United Kingdom
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54 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 April 2017

Been here before, but not recently until last week, nothing has changed, not even the menu, but, if your in town doing a bit f shopping and you want decent food at a fair price then of course come here, by the looks and sounds of it they have their regulars and who could blame them, be it for price,... More 

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Thank AnnieMo786
Largs Scotland
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53 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 April 2017

Went into the restaurant half for lunch, after seeing the high Trip Advisor rating in their window. Old fashioned tea room style, but not particularly quaint. Staff very friendly and efficient and gave us the WiFi code without any problem. My starter of haggis nachos was very tasty, lots of haggis on top of tortilla chips with cheese and a... More 

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Thank DunyaLargsScotland
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59 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 April 2017 via mobile

Staff were lovely and the service was efficient. Ordered a sharing platter and it was beautiful. Beautiful setting and kept very clean.

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Thank gingernut268
Lockerbie
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172 reviews
109 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 67 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 April 2017 via mobile

Stopped of in here to watch the Grand National. Bar was very busy at teatime on Saturday. Goods selection of drinks on tap and bottled beers, but no Desperados. Had a plate of excellent nachos to share that were excellent. Nice place but very busy town centre bar.

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Thank Ray H
Glasgow, United Kingdom
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56 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 60 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 April 2017

In Ayr for the day, just strolling past when we noticed the board with specials on. We opted for 2 course soup n roast beef. I have to say the roast beef was amazing. All veg freshly prepared, served with plenty of gravy. Soup was chicken and rice, again fresh and plenty of chicken in the soup, served with fresh... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
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  • Value
    Atmosphere
Cuisine
Bar, British, Pub, Scottish
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Highchairs Available
Good for
Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Bar Scene
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 - 01:00
Monday
11:00 - 01:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 01:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 01:00
Thursday
11:00 - 01:00
Friday
11:00 - 01:00
Saturday
11:00 - 01:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 230 High Street, Ayr KA7 1RQ, Scotland
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Scotland  >  Ayrshire  >  South Ayrshire  >  Ayr
  • Phone Number: +44 1292 611684

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