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The Chestnuts Hotel Restaurant

₹₹ - ₹₹₹European, British,
52 Racecourse Road, Ayr KA7 2UZ, Scotland
+44 1292 264393
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  • Excellent68%
  • Very good25%
  • Average4%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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European, British, Scottish, Gastropub, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
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52 Racecourse Road, Ayr KA7 2UZ, Scotland
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

l was meeting up with a friend for lunch. we only ordered a main course as it comes in a very big portion. Staff are very attentive and polite. Food is lovely. Highly recommended, we will be back.

Thank Helen W
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Noticed another review regarding staff we experienced a similar problem , we stayed ate in restaurant was great , however when we had drinks in bar before and after lady in bar was awful .. English spoken , older woman, long dark hair , bit...More

Thank Lindameek67
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Was in Ayr for the day with a friend and our dog and wanted to have a bit of dinner so we found this place. We were lucky enough that the weather was good so that we could sit in the garden outside with the...More

Thank JaneyPugh
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The Chestnuts Hotel in Ayr is a real gem, this country house is the perfect place to unwind for a few days or more. The rooms are very nicely decorated with modern facilities. The restaurant is exceptionally good with a varied choice of menu, it...More

Thank Keith R
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Went to the Chestnut Hotel when staying in ayr and had a lovely meal, staff were polite and looked after customers well service and food were excellent

Thank NadideCetin
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

met up with a friend to make a threesome to have a catch up after some months wanted good food and some alcohol (we left the car at home) The food was first class - especially my steak cooked exactly as ordered - and the...More

Thank Eric_of_Ayr
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Ambience is fantastic the staff are all nice polite and not pushy. Wether you eat in the bar or the restaurant the food it quality. Fabulous Place..

Thank Industrial-Gypsy
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Something to please all tastes served in convivial surroundings by attentive staff. The hotel is in a lovely area of Ayr and has lots of parking space.

Thank jimmy140
Reviewed 21 August 2017 via mobile

A long established business located in Ayr a must for eating out in particular its bar meals, can be busy the atmosphere is welcoming and friendly, give it a try.

Thank James G
Reviewed 20 August 2017

We chose the Chestnuts for a family reunion and all the elements contributed to make it a memorable occasion. Booking was straightforward. On the day, everyone arrived and had a drink in the bar beforehand. The staff were very nice and attentive. In the restaurant,...More

Thank Nigel D
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Questions & Answers
kenny m
15 December 2016|
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Response from chestnuts880222 | Property representative |
Good Evening, Yes we do sell Gift Vouchers in multiples of £10.00 or £25.00. Collect in person or order and pay for over the Phone. Thank you
holly m
13 March 2015|
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Response from Jim D | Reviewed this property |
I visited Chestnuts in February,so not in a position to tell you of the cost of Christmas Dinner. However the food is excellent and if I lived near there, I would certainly seriously consider the place for a memorable... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Business meetings, Bar Scene, Kids, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Romantic
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 52 Racecourse Road, Ayr KA7 2UZ, Scotland
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Scotland  >  Ayrshire  >  South Ayrshire  >  Ayr
  • Phone Number: +44 1292 264393
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Lovely family run hotel with 14 en-suite rooms. Freeview / tea & coffee making facilities. Open from 10am serving coffees and Home Baking till 11.30Am...Lunches from 12-4.30Pm, Suppers from 5-9pm. Superb home-cooked food served in the Bar, Restaurant and Beer Garden. BT Sports in the Bar. Selection of Real Ales and Malt Whiskys. Walking distance from Beach, Town Centre, Parks and Golf courses. In the Heart of Burns' Country. Special Rates for Golf Parties. Selection of Supper dishes at a Special rate of £7.95 Between 5pm and 6.30Pm. F
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