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Dan McKay's

$$ - $$$, British,
69 Portland Street, Troon KA10 6QU, Scotland
+44 1292 737372
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  • Excellent60%
  • Very good30%
  • Average4%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible3%
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“burgers” (6 reviews)
“ciabatta” (3 reviews)
“steak dinner” (2 reviews)
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Bar, British, Pub, Scottish, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
69 Portland Street, Troon KA10 6QU, Scotland
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1 - 10 of 92 reviews

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Most of the staff are "on point" , with a couple of exceptions ; when members of the same group order spirits and mixers and all we receive is ice in a glass and mixers, the eyebrows raise. Our group ordered food and it was...More

1  Thank Esteban B
Reviewed 14 September 2017

Has to be the best value for money in Ayrshire, seldom now do you get great value food and a 5 star service, pity our summers are very short as the beer garden just takes this place to another level.

Thank Allan M
Reviewed 3 September 2017

While on vacation from Canada we took a day to ourselves and visited Troon beach just to look around the town and see the beach. It wasn't a great weather day so the beach and town were pretty quiet but we decided to go for...More

Thank Sabre11
Reviewed 23 August 2017

Visited this pub with friends yesterday and had great pub grub served by a superb mine host. Will return next time in Troon.

Thank sinclairhairstudios
Reviewed 21 August 2017

We sat in beer garden 18th Aug, we all really enjoyed our lunch, all the food was delicious. What really stood out for me however was the service, totally genuine, warm and hospitable. Highly recommend and would return! Thanks

Thank bazzy771
Reviewed 3 August 2017 via mobile

Just eaten a very nice pub lunch in Troon. A traditional pub with a very friendly and hardworking lady who greeted us when we arrived. My sister and I had the macaroni cheese which was lovely. My mother had a very unusual haggis and cheddar...More

Thank mtk67
Reviewed 20 July 2017

Dropped in for lunch on a visit to Troon wasn't disappointed lovely lunch, generous portions, happy, friendly staff nothing to much trouble. Will recommend to friends and family.

Thank itsgransturn
Reviewed 16 July 2017

On a decent day the garden area is spacious, and ideal to relax with friends. The pub itself is fairly compact with good seating areas. Bar meals are available. TVs are located on two walls usually with sport showing.

Thank Cygnetsixsix
Reviewed 29 May 2017 via mobile

We went here after a round of golf looking for some ales and some good food, and we were very impressed. James, Denise and team are very friendly and helpful as are the other members at the bar. The variety and quality made us revisit...More

Thank Srini V
Reviewed 15 May 2017

Can't believe I haven't reviewed McKay's yet. Brilliant local pub where you will always get a warm welcome from James, Denise and staff. Fabulous beer garden which you are hard pushed to get a seat in the summer. Real ale on tap which is always...More

Thank Karen M
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Maureen M
2 April 2017|
Response from James W | Property representative |
Hi, sorry I have taken a short time to reply. I have spoken to the head chef today, we have salads, we have chicken tempura, scampi, haddock. On arrival please let a member of staff know your requirements and between us all... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Bar, British, Pub, Scottish, Vegetarian Friendly
Lunch, Dinner, Drinks
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Bar Scene, Groups
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 12:00 AM
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 - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 12:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 69 Portland Street, Troon KA10 6QU, Scotland
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Scotland  >  Ayrshire  >  South Ayrshire  >  Troon
  • Phone Number: +44 1292 737372
A family owned public house in a seaside town centre, a welcoming friendly atmosphere offering a good range of food and drinks. Beer garden with a 125 seating capacity for those summer months.
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