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Hayes Garden Land

Hayes Garden Land 7 Tarbolton Road | Symington Kilamrnock, Kilmarnock KA1 5PJ, Scotland
+44 1563 830204
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Overview
  • Excellent53%
  • Very good32%
  • Average9%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“lunch” (45 reviews)
“scones” (28 reviews)
“soup” (26 reviews)
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CUISINES
Cafe, British, Soups, Scottish, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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Hayes Garden Land 7 Tarbolton Road | Symington Kilamrnock, Kilmarnock KA1 5PJ, Scotland
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Reviewed 4 days ago

Popped in to Hayes Garden Land for a quick lunch and had an enjoyable portion of macaroni and cheese with a slice of garlic bread which I thought was to replace the salad side dish as I can not digest the salad. Must say that...More

Thank hgray10059
Michael H, Owner at Hayes Garden Land, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Sorry - that is quite unusual - there were probably mitigating circumstances due to staff shortage. They try their best and all lovely ladies, but it quite often gets pressurised in there if there is a queue. Sorry again ............ Kind regards Michael H

Reviewed 1 week ago

Met a friend here for tea and scones yesterday morning, she recommended the place and knowing I’m a real scone lover and a bit of a critic as well, I’m had hopes for Hayes. I wasn’t disappointed. 3 of us and 3 different types ordered,...More

Thank CMcK386
Michael H, Owner at Hayes Garden Land, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

They're not bad scones are they ? The bakers upstairs do a great job. Thank you for your review and we look forward to seeing you again soon. Kind regards Michael H

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We are weekly visitors to Hayes and travel a distance to enjoy the great coffee and scones. The staff are lovely and caring and the cleanliness is second to none. Our only negative comment is sometimes the special scones are rather burned and the ingredients...More

Thank Annenik
Michael H, Owner at Hayes Garden Land, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Wow, this has to be our best review and we appreciate the detail and take note of your wishes. I'm very proud of all the Hayes staff and the pride they take in their work. On the 14th of May (2018) we shall be celebrating...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Always have this when I visit - delicious. However, I have noticed that over the last few months they are serving different and (in my view) inferior rolls, and the bacon doesn't seem as crispy. Maybe I'll just need to change to something else?More

Thank EdB0yle
Michael H, Owner at Hayes Garden Land, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Sorry you're noticing a difference but we are using the same rolls as we have for 13 yrs and still using the same quality Danish (sorry Ayrshire !) bacon as always - just ask for it to be crispier next time. Hope this helps and...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

My first visit today and will be back. Staff lovely and friendly, great decor and really clean. I had chicken and rice soup and an empire biscuit. Soup had great flavour and a good portion. Empire biscuit was really nice. I only gave 99% because...More

Thank Sam P
Michael H, Owner at Hayes Garden Land, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

99% will do fine - thank you for your kind review and we're glad you enjoyed your first visit. I didn't know we used any frozen veg but seeming we do but I don't think it impinges on the taste and it is only carrot...More

Reviewed 2 March 2018 via mobile

Always great fresh soups and specials. Lovely scones, cheery service. Nice brown bread with soup and plenty of it!

Thank Brinylobster
Michael H, Owner at Hayes Garden Land, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you very much Brinylobster (good name !) Kind regards Michael

Reviewed 25 February 2018

Had a great breakfast at Hayes Garden Land this morning. I was on my own and the staff made me feel as though they were all my friends. My scrambled egg on toast was made exactly as requested and coffe was just perfect. Sunday morning...More

Thank 12345Hannah
Michael H, Owner at Hayes Garden Land, responded to this reviewResponded 27 February 2018

Very pleased you enjoyed yourself - that's what it's all about......... Many thanks Michael

Reviewed 3 February 2018

We have been many times before and standard of service & food still remains at a high standard. Staff excellent Being of shall we say of the older generation, we as normal found the cafe full o similar aged people. Suppose as it was mid...More

Thank ailsasurf
Michael H, Owner at Hayes Garden Land, responded to this reviewResponded 4 February 2018

"Oldies but Goodies" and we try to keep a tranquil atmosphere ! Thanks for your continued custom Kind regards Michael

Reviewed 29 January 2018 via mobile

Had a lovely lunch there today Sandwiches were freshly made accompanied by an interesting and large salad and crisps Coffee very nice too The place was very clean and busy with pleasant staff Would definitely return

Thank jeanscot
Michael H, Owner at Hayes Garden Land, responded to this reviewResponded 31 January 2018

Thank you very much Jean - we look forward to seeing you again. Kind regards Michael

Reviewed 14 January 2018

My husband and I visit every week. It is the best garden centre in Ayrshire for food and friendly staff, long may it continue.

Thank craigscott
Michael H, Owner at Hayes Garden Land, responded to this reviewResponded 16 January 2018

We'll try our best and thank you for your review - it's very much appreciated. Kind regards Michael

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Jennismum
2 July 2016|
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Response from Michael H | Property representative |
Yes there is and smooth tarmac car park and suitable toilet access. We have many customers in wheelchairs and look forward to seeing you. Kind regards Michael
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Takeout
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Local cuisine
Open Hours
Sunday
10:00 AM - 5:30 PM
Monday
9:30 AM - 5:30 PM
Tuesday
9:30 AM - 5:30 PM
Wednesday
9:30 AM - 5:30 PM
Thursday
9:30 AM - 5:30 PM
Friday
9:30 AM - 5:30 PM
Saturday
9:30 AM - 5:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Hayes Garden Land 7 Tarbolton Road | Symington Kilamrnock, Kilmarnock KA1 5PJ, Scotland
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Scotland  >  Ayrshire  >  East Ayrshire  >  Kilmarnock
  • Phone Number: +44 1563 830204
  • E-mail
Description
Situated within the Garden Centre this large Bakery Cafe presents delicious homemade food fast and efficiently. Worth reviewing. Hayes of Symington is a family firm that evolved from Hayes of Ambleside and the 8th generation is now very much involved. The Scottish "branch" started in May 1987 and although related to the Ambleside family it has no business or financial ties. The business ethic is to provide quality products at a constant fair price in pleasant surroundings and steady employment for approximately 40 local staff.
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