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Ardrossan Road | West Kilbride, Seamill KA23 9NG, Scotland
+44 1294 204040
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Glasgow, United Kingdom
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27 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Dined here twice recently and have been before. It is top notch!! Food terrific, staff very pleasant and whole restaurant decorated to a high standard. Tried to book B and B recently but dates which suited us fully booked so obviously it is doing everything right! Will keep trying!

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Thank Phyllis B
Kilmarnock, Scotland, United Kingdom
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42 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

We visited for evening dinner on a glorious sunny day. The situation of the restaurant is fantastic with superb views across the water to Arran and when the weather is warm, the tables outside are ideal for simply absorbing the scenery. I loved the interior decor which gave the feeling of being in a New England diner. Service was efficient.... More 

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ayrshire
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7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Sat outside on a glorious morning. Stunning view and lovely scones to enjoy with coffee and tea. Good quality and nice surroundings.

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Thank postle63
Greenock, United Kingdom
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59 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We popped in here a few days ago for lunch. The dining room is lovely, very coastal feel to it, bright, light and airy. The food was great and the staff were really nice and friendly. The reason I've given it 4 stars and not 5 is because I felt the service was a bit slow. The staff were lovely... More 

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Thank sierrasue28
SimpsInns, Mike C at The Waterside Restaurant, responded to this review

Thank you for your review We are so pleased you enjoyed your visit and yes the Waterside has a very coastal vibe and we just cannot get enough of those Arran views. We have just updated our menu so definitely worth another trip along to try. We always find speed of service an interesting expectation to manage and we do... More 

Ayr
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11 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Dropped in here for a late dinner last night. The service was excellent. I ordered a Diet Pepsi as I was driving and it was a bit flat. Besides that the meal was very nice. I have been before and always enjoyed the food. Ample servings too. It has a very New England feel to the decor. Lovely spot as... More 

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Thank Duncan M
SimpsInns, Mike C at The Waterside Restaurant, responded to this review

Thank you for your review We are so please you enjoyed your visit and you are right the style of the restaurant is very New England and we have just updated our menu with lots of choice on there for you to enjoy. Our rooms get booked up quite far in advance so please do come along for an overnight... More 

London
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296 reviews
226 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 95 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We stopped for coffee and buns on a breezy day. Cosy, trendy decor, roaring fires, good service, coffee and buns made this a great pitstop. Lovely outdoor seating on the great day would make this an ideal place to watch the sea, sunset and the world go bar. My sister-in-law has been for lunch and raved about the spot and... More 

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SimpsInns, Mike C at The Waterside Restaurant, responded to this review

Thank you for your review We are delighted you enjoyed your buns and coffee and you are absolutely correct spending time just watching the world go by or catching one of the West Coast's glorious sunsets is what its all about. We are in the process of updating our traybakes so will have even more choice for you on your... More 

Glasgow, United Kingdom
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173 reviews
96 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 140 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 April 2017

Had a meal here last night, while staying at the Hotel, for my daughter's birthday. It was as the title suggested SCRUMPTIOUS, good local produce, cooked and served to a very high standard. The salmon main was excellent the prawn starter served in silver dishes not only looked great but tasted delicious, and the sweets were devine. The place looked... More 

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SimpsInns, Mike C at The Waterside Restaurant, responded to this review

Thank you for your review We are so pleased you enjoyed your meal as part of your overnight stay. We have an extensive menu that really caters for all needs. Looking forward to welcoming you back to the Waterside in the near future More 

Strathaven, United Kingdom
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72 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
Reviewed 31 March 2017

The Waterside sits on its own on the shore on the approach to Seamill from the A71/78. Décor is modern and staff are friendly and efficient. This visit was for lunch. There is a good choice of food and we've always found the quality and quantity of anything we've ordered to be very good. The bonus is that the gardens... More 

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SimpsInns, Mike C at The Waterside Restaurant, responded to this review

Thank you for your review Lazy sunny afternoons and the Waterside just go together like peas and carrots ! I have to admit a homemade toasted scone with a latte sitting out in the garden just enjoying the views and letting the world go by is a favorite past time of mine. Next time you are heading this way why... More 

Glasgow, United Kingdom
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44 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 March 2017 via mobile

Been a few times to the waterside and never been disappointed at all always had a lovely meal and the staff very friendly in a laid back atmosphere . The beautiful view is amazing also .

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Thank caddis27
SimpsInns, Mike C at The Waterside Restaurant, responded to this review

Thank you for your review I am pleased you enjoy your visits to the Waterside it is like a little oasis and we are very proud of our lovely Hotel. Why not make it a sleepover next time and wake upto our stunning Arran views. I will feedback your comments to our team who I know will be delighted with... More 

Glasgow, United Kingdom
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46 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 March 2017 via mobile

Visited with family for Mothers day. Staff were brilliant and the food outstanding. Thère were 5 of us and each one raved about our day all the way back to Glasgow. Weather was superbs and the views lovely. Cant wait tò return.

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Thank harry m
SimpsInns, Mike C at The Waterside Restaurant, responded to this review

Thank you for your review Lovely to read I will ensure I pass your comments back to the team who I know will be delighted with your review. Why not make it a sleepover next time and try out our lovely spacious bedrooms most with fantastic Arran views. Looking forward to welcoming you back to the Waterside in the near... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$7 - US$33
Cuisine
European, British, Scottish, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Business meetings, Child-friendly, Kids, Groups, View, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine
Open Hours
Sunday
09:00 - 00:00
Monday
09:00 - 00:00
Tuesday
09:00 - 00:00
Wednesday
09:00 - 00:00
Thursday
09:00 - 00:00
Friday
09:00 - 00:00
Saturday
09:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Ardrossan Road | West Kilbride, Seamill KA23 9NG, Scotland
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Scotland  >  Ayrshire  >  North Ayrshire  >  Seamill
  • Phone Number: +44 1294 204040
Description
The Waterside Hotel and Restaurant is owned by SimpsInns, a 'Privately owned, Proudly Independent' hospitality company. Located on the waters edge with panoramic views to the Isle of Arran. The hotel has 23 stunning bedrooms and suites, plus a state-of-the-art wedding, conference and banqueting suite. The restaurant open throughout the day serving a variety of dishes, with our Si! Shack food-to-go offering open during the summer months.

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