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US$7 - US$27
Bar, European, British, Scottish, Contemporary
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Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
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All reviews nachos haggis chicken tempura tattie scone itison deal first class experienced staff service was excellent comfortable surroundings lovely meal bar meals dining experience a wee bit bite to eat keep up the good work quality of food lauren
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Reviewed 24 October 2020

This small, family run hotel is doing a fantastic job during this horrible time. The takeaway service provided is first class, serving the community and surrounding villages with deliveries. The standard is as high as ever and the presentation is still first class. Delicious food...More

Date of visit: October 2020
Reviewed 25 September 2020 via mobile

We use the Fairburn a lot as you can probably tell from my reviews. It just doesn’t let us down. The service is always first class and our meal last night was the same. I had Portbello mushroom stuffed with haggis as a starter and...More

Date of visit: September 2020
Reviewed 23 August 2020 via mobile

First visit for a wee while place was looking very nice. Had garlic and chilli prawns for starter and chicken tempura for main. Starter ok but very small portion, same couldn’t be said for main course plenty and really good. Service was a wee bit...More

Date of visit: August 2020
Reviewed 18 August 2020 via mobile

Can’t believe I’m following on from my February review, but the world has been on lockdown due to COVID! Ate here last week with a couple we dine out regularly with. We all had starters and mains and everything was first class, as it always...More

Date of visit: August 2020
Reviewed 13 February 2020 via mobile

We both enjoyed a lovely meal again last night. Although it was an Itison deal we always find plenty to choose from on the menu and it is without doubt our favourite restaurant to use on an Itison deal. The service we had from Lauren...More

Date of visit: February 2020
Reviewed 12 February 2020 via mobile

Lovely food in pleasant restaurant. I had not booked, but we were able to be seated. We've just moved into the area, so it will be our go to place with visitors.

Date of visit: November 2019
Reviewed 5 January 2020

A few days before New years day I decided to book a table for seven. The service was excellent and the menu and food served was very good. My son wanted a gluten free soup and Chef made a tomato soup which was very tasty.

Date of visit: January 2020
Reviewed 4 December 2019 via mobile

We are residents in Mauchline. Have dined at the Fairburn in the past and been disappointed. Decided to try again after recent reviews. It was lovely to find there were fellow diners. Lovely atmosphere and the staff were brilliant if not over worked ie running...More

Date of visit: December 2019
Reviewed 6 November 2019 via mobile

The menu has a good variety and the food is good quality. The owners have undertaken a lot of new refurbishments and is a lovely place to eat and drink

Date of visit: September 2019
Reviewed 5 November 2019

After a recent refurb and menu overhaul, the fairburn is well worth a visit. It serves home made fresh local produce , served with a smile and a great atmosphere, and priced to suit everyone, portion size is adequate and a good range od wine...More

Date of visit: October 2019
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4 November 2019|
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Response from Natalie C | Property representative |
HI Bonnie, we changed our chips briefly to fries at the request of our customers. We have since reverted back to our chunky chips. Hope to see you again soon!
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    How is The Fairburn Restaurant rated?
    The Fairburn Restaurant is rated accordingly in the following categories by Tripadvisor travellers:
    • Food: 4.5
    • Service: 4.5
    • Value: 4.5
    • Atmosphere: 3.5