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The Waterfront

££ - £££, European, British
4a South Harbour Street, Ayr KA7 1HZ, Scotland
+44 1292 280212
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  • Excellent61%
  • Very good28%
  • Average7%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“haggis fritters” (14 reviews)
“steak” (33 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Bar, European, British, Pub, Soups, Scottish, Gastropub, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
££ - £££
4a South Harbour Street, Ayr KA7 1HZ, Scotland
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1 - 10 of 597 reviews

Reviewed today via mobile

Good service, food ok, had better on previous visit. Great location. Very busy. Worth a visit. Would go back.

Thank Lynn D
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Took family for Sunday lunch with itison vouchers. Was going to order mains and a dessert as it said in the terms and conditions you could but the waitress said you could only order a starter and a main. Didn't want to get into an...More

Thank leeayr
Reviewed 1 week ago

We really liked this restaurant. Honestly, we picked it because it was easy to get to from where we were staying and we weren't expecting too much. However, the food was really nice, we ordered a mix from the festive and normal dinner menus and...More

Thank ClueHeads
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My first meal at the Waterfront . Some of the seating is very strange with not enough room between the table and seat ! However, I moved so all sorted - good service with friendly staff - £13 for two courses with a glass of...More

Thank Clinky123
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Lovely food good choices Attentive staff I'm sure the riverside position is great in the summer but didn't see much on a cold December evening

Thank Andorah
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

My family has just had it’s 3rd Boxing Day meal at The Waterfront, and once agin, it was a great experience. We had a selection of starters and main courses, all of which we would recommend, as follows: STARTERS Soup of the day - Beef...More

Thank mjm2107
Reviewed 27 November 2017 via mobile

Enjoyed one of the nicest roast dinners we have had in a long while here on a Sunday evening. It's a nice relaxing atmosphere and it's two course for 14 or three course for 17 less coppers. The vino is a bit pricy at over...More

Thank NEcoastman
Reviewed 24 November 2017

The food was nice and the portions were good. The staff very helpfull and friendly. Nice view over the river.

Reviewed 21 November 2017

From the waiter's knowledge of local history to his suggestions for what to drink with our delicious food, our experience was a pleasure.

Thank Cath A
Reviewed 20 November 2017 via mobile

First time visit for us,we’d heard good reports from friends and we weren’t disappointed. Very friendly and efficient staff,excellent food which included Toulouse sausage,Salmon,Pate &Mussels. We will definitely be returning here.

2  Thank mdaly60
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20 September 2017|
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Response from Mary-k1965 | Reviewed this property |
Hello your best bet is to calk and speak to john or any senior staff member . hope they can accommodate you as its a fantastic restaurant.
Mary C
18 June 2017|
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Response from rwath1979 | Reviewed this property |
It's online, you can download it as a PDF
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16 June 2016|
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Response from Stupee73 | Reviewed this property |
Not sure Samuel.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Breakfast, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Bar Scene, View, Child-friendly, Groups, Local cuisine, Romantic, Kids, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 4a South Harbour Street, Ayr KA7 1HZ, Scotland
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Scotland  >  Ayrshire  >  South Ayrshire  >  Ayr
  • Phone Number: +44 1292 280212
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