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The Tam O Shanter

££ - £££, British,
230 High Street, Ayr KA7 1RQ, Scotland
+44 1292 611684
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  • Excellent40%
  • Very good35%
  • Average13%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible7%
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“lunch” (33 reviews)
“steak pie” (10 reviews)
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Bar, British, Pub, Scottish, Vegetarian Friendly
££ - £££
230 High Street, Ayr KA7 1RQ, Scotland
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1 - 10 of 167 reviews

Reviewed 4 days ago

Small pub with typical pub grub delivered from restaurant next door. Great to watch the football and enjoy a drink. Straight back bench seating from an earlier era. Toilets are immaculate. They have mini main courses for £4.95

Thank George K
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Love coming here Good food, relaxing atmosphere, They do a two coarse/ three coarse meal for buttons. You can also order what you want off the menu. I prefer the three coarse excellent value for money(definitely recommend the steak pie) all homemade and you can...More

Thank brido75
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Would’ve been nice to have a meal here as the menus looked lovely and we really fancied some proper Scottish food. When we came in around 2.30pm we asked about different dishes on the menu when we came in. No mention was made about the...More

Thank dellygwinn
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

my husband and I popped in for few refreshments before meal at our hotel .very cosy and friendly .would return when we are back in ayr again

Thank thomas s
Reviewed 10 February 2018 via mobile

Very good! Popped in for late lunch/early dinner. Our starters were Cullen Skink & Haggis. Both were very tasty & piping hot. Very filling so ordered main from light bite menu £4.95. We had Haddock & Chips & Mince & Tatties. Again both really tasty,...More

Thank urfijafri
Reviewed 9 December 2017

Called in for a drink whilst out shopping in Ayr. Warm cosy pub which appears very popular. Was very busy on day we went in but we got a table next to the fire. Bar staff were friendly and drinks reasonably priced. Would call in...More

Thank Ian A
Reviewed 16 November 2017 via mobile

Went in for lunch, it was really good a very good menu choice and it was really good value also. We had 2× combo starters woo great.Mains 2 x fish and chips.1x mince and tatties highly recommended and i had the gammon steak all of...More

Thank Donald B
Reviewed 31 October 2017 via mobile

Really nice lunch, the Steak-pie was excellent, and I have it on highest authority the haggis was very good.

Thank philmorris2222
Reviewed 23 October 2017 via mobile

Very very clean place.. Staff lovley and quick food service.. Going back again definitely and highly recommended

Thank Nicole S
Reviewed 13 September 2017

This venue is cute and welcoming from the outside with flower boxes in the window sills and plaid tied back curtains. There were several people inside so we decided to try it. I ordered the traditional fish and chips and my husband had a steak...More

Thank jbarton
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22 August 2016|
Response from Simon C | Reviewed this property |
I don't think so
22 July 2016|
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Response from Teenybash7 | Property representative |
Hi, apologies for the delay in getting back to you. Unfortunately not unless it is a guide dog. We serve food in the bar and Restaurant and therefore I hate to say we are not dog friendly. Apologies again for the... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Bar, British, Pub, Scottish, Vegetarian Friendly
Lunch, Dinner, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Highchairs Available
Good for
Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Kids
Open Hours
11:00 - 01:00
11:00 - 01:00
11:00 - 01:00
11:00 - 01:00
11:00 - 01:00
11:00 - 01:00
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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