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The Waterfront

4a South Harbour Street, Ayr KA7 1HZ, Scotland
+44 1292 280212
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  • Excellent61%
  • Very good28%
  • Average7%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“haggis fritters” (14 reviews)
“steak” (33 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Bar, European, British, Pub, Soups, Scottish, Gastropub, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
4a South Harbour Street, Ayr KA7 1HZ, Scotland
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Reviewed today via mobile

We spent a lovely evening last night at the whiskey tasting , including 3 course meal . The meal was gorgeous . I had hot smoked salmon to start served with a lovely potato and onion salad and a buttery dressing it really was delicious...More

Thank Sheilacraw
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Wednesday evening it was quiet but the food, I had red mullet wrapped in Parma ham was very good. We had a seat overlooking the River Ayr and really enjoyed the evening.

Thank ianinayr
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Went here today for a late lunch, 2 courses and a cocktail for £13.95. Food and service was excellent, will definitely be back.

Thank Susan G
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Hubby and myself popped into The Waterfront on the of chance of getting a meal,from the minute we entered the door the staff were helpful and although we had not boomed was shown to a table right away .I had the steakburger without the bin...More

Thank catnap39
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Very nice restaurant with good quality food, we all had fish but different dishes! Myself & husband had the salmon with creamed savoy cabbage, the other couple: one had red mullet fillets wrapped in parma ham & west coast fish & chips. Customer service was...More

Thank DebsInk
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My partner and I visit many large city restaurants and this pale has the best dinner and presentation as well as professional staff. I had the salmon, which was excellent and my friend had the lamb, They were both of high quality with excellent accompaniments....More

Thank Heather G
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Walking around Ayr today was not particularly looking for somewhere to eat, we came across the Waterfront it's in a lovely setting so we decided on lunch, I had the fish & chips my wife had the scampi both where lovely, would recommend ,The waitress...More

Thank Stephen C
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Went here to celebrate my sons 20th birthday , although we were the only customers waiting in the restaurant the service was slow and the food was average . I was on the verge of asking if they had forgotten our order when the food...More

Thank Chris c
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Nicely situated on the river waterfront in Ayr. Usual meal options such as burgers, steaks. fish & chips etc, but also interesting options e.g. haggis, neeps and tattooed timbale as a starter, west coast scallops. The standard of the food was good, as was service

Thank Stuart B
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Steak was half price or something. beer was alright. Pops expensive but thats all of Scotland. Meals where alright. nothing that great. i think even the cheaper cut of meat was tastier than the expensive ones. so go cheap it will be fine.

Thank Ramsey R
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20 September 2017|
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Response from Mary-k1965 | Reviewed this property |
Hello your best bet is to calk and speak to john or any senior staff member . hope they can accommodate you as its a fantastic restaurant.
Mary C
18 June 2017|
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Response from rwath1979 | Reviewed this property |
It's online, you can download it as a PDF
Samuel S
16 June 2016|
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Response from Stupee73 | Reviewed this property |
Not sure Samuel.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Breakfast, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Romantic, Groups, Bar Scene, View, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 4a South Harbour Street, Ayr KA7 1HZ, Scotland
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Scotland  >  Ayrshire  >  South Ayrshire  >  Ayr
  • Phone Number: +44 1292 280212
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