We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
WINNER WONDERLAND
Win Big When You Book on TripAdvisor

Minishant Inn Restaurant

Certificate of Excellence
££ - £££
Map
Satellite
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
Get directions
28 Main Road | Minishant, Maybole KA19 8EU, Scotland
+44 1292 442483
Website
Today
12:00 - 21:00
Closed now
All hours
Hours:
Sun 12:30 - 21:00
Mon - Sat 12:00 - 21:00
More Info
Add Photo Write a Review

457 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year
Language
  • More
Showing 452: English reviews
London, United Kingdom
Level Contributor
71 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Good meal here. Very good service and not that expensive. Would recommend. Parking outside on the road was ok.

Helpful?
Thank dreamer2012
Level Contributor
6 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Have been to the Minishant many times before and it never disappoints. Food is always excellent and staff extremely helpful. Lovely small intimate setting which makes the dining experience all the better. Would highly recommend!!!

Helpful?
Thank Lynseymcindoe
ayrshire
Level Contributor
10 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Last night we returned to the Minishant and took two colleagues from work for a meal . All of us had a fantastic meal, our guests were very impressed with the food, especially the mussels which they said were the best they have ever tasted. The portions are very generous and wine good. It was important we made a good... More 

Helpful?
Thank jollyayrshire
Ayr
Level Contributor
260 reviews
217 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 139 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Went on Tuesday. It was very quiet as there were only two other tables who had already eaten. Starters, Black pudding Caesar salad was disappointing as the Black Pudding had some sort of strange coating on it, I also would have liked a soft poached egg on the top but the egg was through the salad. My girlfriends prawn starter... More 

Helpful?
Thank fatbobscotlandAyr
Ayrshire
Level Contributor
4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 October 2016

Have dined here many times and never had a problem, we've never had a bad meal and service has always been good....so what was going on today?! Sunday 30th Oct....it wasn't busy but we waited forever for our order to be taken...then another very long wait for luke warm soup ( pea and ham but no evidence of ham!)....then sat... More 

Helpful?
3 Thank carfer
Level Contributor
10 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 October 2016 via mobile

We had a lovely experience for a late lunch. The menu had several great optio s and the food was delicious and reasonably priced. The staff was very friendly.

Helpful?
Thank Rita N
Bridge of Allan, United Kingdom
Level Contributor
38 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 October 2016

We had a great meal here. The food is delicious, the menu is extensive and the service is great. I would definitely recommend that you book in advance to avoid disappointment. We will definitely be back.

Helpful?
1 Thank jules2084
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016

I have been here more times than I can remember, always the place of choice when I'm back down in Ayr with the family. Can say that I have tried all of the dishes excluding any items that I personally don't like, but I always come right back to the Goats Cheese started and Trio of Meats main. Delicious! Everything... More 

Helpful?
1 Thank Steven P
Level Contributor
3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016 via mobile

My family and I are regular customers at the Minishant and we are never disappointed. My favourite meal is the Cajun chicken or the Cajun spiced salmon. Always so beautifully cooked. Only thing I would say is that I think the dessert menu needs some new editions, I love the Eton mess but I miss the Winter berry pavlova!!!

Helpful?
Thank Hannah G
stirling
Level Contributor
20 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016

Lovely food, great choice, but do believ it is the same menu from the last time i visited possibly a year ago.

Helpful?
Thank stirltrip

Travellers who viewed Minishant Inn Restaurant also viewed

 
Ayr, South Ayrshire
Kilwinning, North Ayrshire
 

Been to Minishant Inn Restaurant? Share your experiences!

Write a Review Add Photos & Videos

Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?

Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more.

Claim Your Listing
Improve this listing

Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$6 - US$32
Cuisine
European, British, Scottish, Vegetarian Friendly
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Full Bar, Wine and Beer
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Groups, Cheap Eats, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
12:30 - 21:00
Monday
12:00 - 21:00
Tuesday
12:00 - 21:00
Wednesday
12:00 - 21:00
Thursday
12:00 - 21:00
Friday
12:00 - 21:00
Saturday
12:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 28 Main Road | Minishant, Maybole KA19 8EU, Scotland
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Scotland  >  Ayrshire  >  South Ayrshire  >  Maybole
  • Phone Number: +44 1292 442483

Questions & Answers

Here's what previous visitors have asked, with answers from representatives of Minishant Inn Restaurant and other visitors
1 question
Ask a question
Questions? Get answers from Minishant Inn Restaurant staff and past visitors.
Posting guidelines
Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?