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The Chestnuts Hotel Restaurant

#4 of 127 Restaurants in Ayr
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52 Racecourse Road, Ayr KA7 2UZ, Scotland
+44 1292 264393
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3 reviews
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Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Lovely atmosphere, good food and excellent service. No hesitation in going again or recommending them to all.

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Thank Caroline I
Ayrshire, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Excellent atmospheric restaurant in a good location in Ayr. Extremely friendly staff and top class food and drink venue. Terrific menu to suit everybody. I can highly recommend this restaurant.

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Thank RichardFill
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Twelve family plus two kids. Had a superb meal wine drinks. Staff were fantastic. Were able to cater for all palates. Everyone left feeling stuffed with great food & service.

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Thank FionaRoberto
Norwich, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Undoubtedly this was the best meal experience of the week. Great food and attentive staff. The seafood gratin was excellent as were the succulent king prawns in my fajitas. However it was the sweet selection that knocked the others into a cocked hat. I had the 3 sweet sampler -each was gorgeous!! My partner had a superb lemon posset with... More 

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Thank fatbuttrying
Derry, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This hotel is very good and have a friendly no nonsense service with good food on the menu for all tastes, including young children

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Thank jim790
UK
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 19 April 2017

We have been visiting Ayr for many years and always eat at the Chestnuts. They have a very wide-ranging menu, all very well cooked. The staff are very welcoming and look after their customers. It is a good idea to phone and book in advance to ensure a table if eating in the restaurant. They offer a discount on some... More 

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Thank DavidB99
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Reviewed 18 April 2017 via mobile

Took mum for lunch today. It was very busy and I saw why. The food was lovely and the desserts bliss! The restaurant and toilets were very clean. I have to particularly mention the staff as they were all friendly, well dressed, attentive and efficient. Anyone visiting the area take note that it is a very short walk to the... More 

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Thank Moira M
London, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 14 April 2017

I stayed here for two nights on a business trip. The staff were very helpful and attentive, the value was superb and the dinner was delicious, served swiftly. I had the cod steak followed by a sticky toffee pudding and was delighted by the quality of the meal considering the price

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Thank TheParkLane
Dalrymple, United Kingdom
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 11 April 2017

We as a family have used The Chestnuts for a number of years. We have always been treated as more than just a customer and always felt special. Many of the staff have been there for a long time and this speaks for itself. They take the time to get to know their customers and always make us feel welcome.... More 

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Ayr, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 11 April 2017

We love the chestnuts for a meal staff brilliant food brilliant atmosphere brilliant great hotel to sit and have a drin and or eat

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Restaurant Details

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  • Food
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    Atmosphere
Cuisine
European, British, Scottish, Gastropub, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Meals
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
Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Kids, Bar Scene, Groups
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
Description
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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East Kilbride, United Kingdom
5 months ago
Ayr, United Kingdom

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