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The Tam O Shanter

#32 of 126 Restaurants in Ayr}
££ - £££, British,
230 High Street, Ayr KA7 1RQ, Scotland
+44 1292 611684
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  • Excellent39%
  • Very good35%
  • Average13%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible7%
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“lunch” (32 reviews)
“haggis nachos” (2 reviews)
“tatties” (3 reviews)
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Bar, British, Pub, Scottish, Vegetarian Friendly
££ - £££
230 High Street, Ayr KA7 1RQ, Scotland
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Reviewed 1 week ago 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 3 weeks ago 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 4 weeks ago 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
Reviewed 21 August 2017 via mobile

Visited this place with the wife .lovely little place .the staff were so friendly.the food was first class and so reasonable. I tried the fish and was not disappointed. It was so fresh.the Mrs had the steak pie and she said the meat was so...More

Thank Archie M
Reviewed 13 August 2017

A little bit expensive. £1.85 for a can of juice is a bit expensive but had no option to pay. Although food was good there are other places cheaper and better

Thank ScotlandPeggysue
Reviewed 3 August 2017

I have visited here several times and each time had an enjoyable meal. With good service too. The place always seem popular.

1  Thank merseybankman
Reviewed 25 June 2017

good beer but higher than the average local price, fairly small inside however historic in nature, quant thatched roof too

Thank stevejigsaw
Reviewed 15 May 2017

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

Thank AlysonBradford
Reviewed 26 April 2017

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

Thank malcolm-oapa
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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
Kids, Child-friendly, Local cuisine
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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