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The Wheatsheaf Inn

3 Main Street | Symington, Ayrshire, Kilmarnock KA1 5QB, Scotland
+44 1563 830307
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  • Excellent47%
  • Very good32%
  • Average9%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible4%
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“steak pie” (34 reviews)
“beef olives” (10 reviews)
“cullen skink” (14 reviews)
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Bar, British, Pub, Scottish, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
3 Main Street | Symington, Ayrshire, Kilmarnock KA1 5QB, Scotland
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Had a pint of ale and stopped for some food too , beer was in good condition and the food is what you expect , nice big open plan and toilets were on ground level.

Thank celticbill
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Visited for Sunday lunch with a friend to mark the end of our holiday. The chap who showed us to our table seemed a bit "stilted" but was pleasant enough as were the other staff members who served us. We each opted for 3 courses,...More

Thank fatzcat
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We met up with very old friends for a long awaited catch up. This venue is great for that as there isn't any loud background music and if you are a bit hard of hearing it is ideal. to add to that the food is...More

Thank Ian L
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

For the last ten years or so we have came here for family occasions and for mothers day every year, 4 generations of mums, my daughter myself my mum and my gran,and the food and service is amazing! Dont be put off by the interior...More

Thank Carolyn R
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Have now been twice in the last few weeks with various friends and they have all really enjoyed the meals. There is a great choice on the menu from traditional dishes such as steak pie to more adventurous ones so should suit all tastes. Food...More

Thank Eileen98
Reviewed 6 September 2017

The food here is traditionalk Scottish food, well cooked and served hot by really friendly and chatty staff

Thank BigJimMearns
Reviewed 3 September 2017

if you like good food go here ,I could not find fault with anything I had steak pie it was very good then apple crumble and custard , there was five of us and we had the fixed menu and a couple of drinks the...More

Thank Gordon N
Reviewed 18 August 2017

Glad we stopped here, plenty parking, small outside sitting area, cosy dining areas ,looked good, the menus were quite varied and also a 'specials' , the Cajun salmon was delicious, beef olives were great and the special sausage and mash very tasty, could only manage...More

Thank bluebell1778
Reviewed 6 August 2017

Visited for a birthday lunch with family mid week. Food was ok but could have been a lot better. I think the oil in the fryer was needing changed. Potato Skins were burnt and fish although fresh enough was let down by the old burnt...More

Thank TRIX373
Reviewed 28 July 2017 via mobile

We tried the empire state burger was great a really filling burger which comes with chips and onion rings and soft drink or for a quid an alcoholic drink The restaurant is always busy and allows kids as long as eating meal

Thank Robert R
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guide dogs only are allowed
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Parking Available
Good for
Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Groups
Open Hours
10:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 12:00 AM
10:00 AM - 12:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3 Main Street | Symington, Ayrshire, Kilmarnock KA1 5QB, Scotland
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Scotland  >  Ayrshire  >  East Ayrshire  >  Kilmarnock
  • Phone Number: +44 1563 830307
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