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The Chestnuts Hotel Restaurant

) #6 of 126 Restaurants in Ayr ₹₹ - ₹₹₹ European, British,
52 Racecourse Road, Ayr KA7 2UZ, Scotland
+44 1292 264393
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  • Excellent69%
  • Very good25%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • 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 3 days ago

Booked a table here for Saturday 15th July based on trip advisor reviews and it was excellent in every way. The hotel bar was buzzing when we arrived and after ordering a drink we were shown to our table by a member of staff. All...More

Thank Fox149
Reviewed 1 week ago

Back to the Chestnuts recently for a family birthday meal. Of the 4 of us, 3 opted for the steak pie and I had the strogonoff. We couldn't fault it. The steak pie was beautifully tender and full of flavour whilst I hadn't had strogonoff...More

Thank Gordon5320
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Came for lunch with my fiancé. Been some time since last visit but it used to be very good. Extremely disappointed to find the quality of the food has slipped dramatically since then! I had chicken fajitas that were drowned in Thai sweet chilli sauce....More

Thank Ewan F
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Had lunch at The Chestnuts on Thursday before my son and his friend returned to Australia and everyone enjoyed it so much, clean plates all round. The staff could not have been more friendly and helpful, will definitely be returning thank you for a lovely...More

Thank 4waysmarg
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We visited this restaurant for lunch. The staff were great, and catered well for our large party of ten with ages ranging from 95 to 18. Everyone was made to feel welcome and nothing was too much trouble. There is a wide choice of food,...More

Thank Minigirl2
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Stopped for a quick lunch before visiting the Robert Burns museum. We sat outside on a gorgeous day. The food was delicious and the staff was kind and courteous. Highly recommend.

Thank Robert L
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We visited here again for a family birthday.The staff were as always excellent Suzi has the patience of a saint!! A group of 15 for lunch. Service was excellent and the food quality could not be faulted.This place is a regular haunt for us as...More

Thank 489traveller
Reviewed 16 June 2017

I have been to the Chestnuts on a number of occasions and have never been disappointed. The food is always of a high standard with lovely presentation. The staff are always friendly and welcoming and provide a good service. There is a varied choice on...More

Thank Annienab29
Reviewed 30 May 2017 via mobile

A favourite by locals and further a field. Excellent menu choices chicken tempura with dipping sauces, and a ice cream coupe of tablet ice-cream which was a total delight. Great for lunch and dinner and can cater for family function birthday, anniversary, or a group...More

Thank Purplej J
Reviewed 23 May 2017

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

Thank Caroline I
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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 Stranathro | 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
Romantic, Business meetings, Kids, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Groups, Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining
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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