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The Waterfront

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South Harbour Street, Ayr, Scotland
+44 1292 280212
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32 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Had a wonderful meal in this lovely restaurant we frequently come to this restaurant and its sister one The Auchans if your looking for a friendly relaxing very tasteful place this is it . The staff are amazing the food is first class the service is excellent and the prices are very reasonable . We love coming to the Waterfront... More 

Thank Charliebear54
Maybole, United Kingdom
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6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Been here lots of times and have always had a tasty meal and the value for money is fantastic.always good promos on and main menu is very well priced too.

Thank hungryscotsman1690
Ayr, Scotland
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77 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 61 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

The 2 course lunch menu is excellent value and the food of a very high standard, we have been several time with friends and through itison and each time the service and food have been extremely good

Thank traveller2260
Ayr, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Ideal restaurant for a pre-theatre meal. Lovely menu with plenty of choice and very attentive staff. One of our first choices was unavailable but the waitress was very helpful and recommended an excellent replacement. Very reasonably priced meal and wouldn't hesitate to go back.

Thank Jean J
Inverness, United Kingdom
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20 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We had a great wee booth and service was quick without being rushed. I had the fish finger sandwich and it was great. Portion sizes was good and prices were pretty good too.

Thank Aileen W
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9 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My sister and I enjoyed a luxurious delicous 2 course meal. Loved the window seats with tide rolling in . Twinkle of lights mingling with sunset and camdlight. Attention to detail attentive staff ambience perfect. Food delicous . 2 mins from spa and swimming pool.

Thank James G
Ayr, United Kingdom
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

On arrival sat at the window seat and placed order On awaiting order the draft from window was cold meal came children's portion understatement my plate of food tasteless Avoid please overpriced establishment and sheer rip off

Thank gillsa66
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11 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The Waterfront is my go to restaurant in Ayr. Good menu and good portions and prices. There cocktails are pretty good and about average price, staff are always lovely. I need to try this place in the summer for the outdoor seating area.

Thank Gayle H
Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Starving after a long day in Ayrshire, we ended up here quite by accident. It was quiet but we got a wee booth for the three of us. We opted to select from the £13.95 menu which included a starter, main and drink (including an alcoholic drink). I opted for a glass of rose and it was beautiful. we also... More 

2 Thank Julie G
Scotland, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

When on Saturday for steaks with husband and young sons the boys had chicken strips with chips our steaks cook to our taste soup was also very nice the staff are lovely will be back soon and would also recommend to friends,

1 Thank chrisw2512016

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Bar, European, British, Soups, Scottish, Gastropub, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Breakfast, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Cheap Eats, View, Child-friendly, Groups, Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Bar Scene
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: South Harbour Street, Ayr, Scotland
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Scotland  >  Ayrshire  >  South Ayrshire  >  Ayr
  • Phone Number: +44 1292 280212

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?