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Poet's Corner

₹₹ - ₹₹₹Cafe, British,
31 Alloway, Ayr KA7 4PY, Scotland
+44 1292 440551
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  • Excellent70%
  • Very good24%
  • Average5%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“lunch” (12 reviews)
“soup” (7 reviews)
“scones” (6 reviews)
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10:00 AM - 4:00 PMAll hours
Cafe, British, Scottish, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
₹₹ - ₹₹₹
31 Alloway, Ayr KA7 4PY, Scotland
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1 - 10 of 68 reviews

Reviewed 3 December 2017

Clean and good value for money. friendly staff - Looked like family business. I had the full breakfast at $7.oo which was great, but it did have a pancake in it as well

Thank Graham I
Reviewed 8 November 2017

Lovely little cafe and staff reserved us a table as my daughter only had an hour for lunch. Soup was delicious and teapot refilled as often as you liked. Staff absolutely lovely, thankyou, will definately return.

Thank sharon k
Reviewed 19 October 2017

The friendly staff in here provide us with a much needed cup of Lucaffe coffee when we are working in the Alloway area. The selection of cakes to go with it is sensational too! To ensure a balanced diet - I also particularly enjoy a...More

Thank Neil P
Reviewed 17 October 2017 via mobile

It’s rare for us to buy a breakfast out. Having used this cafe before for tea and scone, we thought the breakfast would be good. Unfortunately the French toast was singed around the edges, and presented burnt side down (so someone knew it wasn’t perfect)....More

Thank Brinylobster
Reviewed 14 October 2017 via mobile

What a brilliant setting to have this lovely coffee house and restaurant right across from Robert Burns cottage in Alloway A great selection of home made cakes will have you watching your waistline but you should try as you won't be disappointed - absolutely delicious....More

Thank Mayg173
Reviewed 12 October 2017

Handy family friensly cafe / restaurant in the midst of the Village of Alloway which hosts Burn's birth place (Burn's Cottage) and three other important Burns venues - all within 500 yards of each other including the recently built Burn's Heritage Museum and Visitors Centre....More

Thank Westbury12
Reviewed 9 August 2017 via mobile

Excellent coffee and scone in lovely decorated cafe with a friendly wee atmosphere. The rest of the menu looked very appealing and totally imaginative. So did the cakes and pastries! Staff were super and an asset to the cafe.

Thank Favouriteword
Reviewed 16 June 2017

Lovey little coffee shop in the heart of Alloway. It is quite small inside and can be busy, especially at lunchtime. However, I believe you can book a table. Nice choice of lunchtime snacks. They also serve good coffee and a lovely selection of cakes.

Thank Annienab29
Reviewed 14 June 2017 via mobile

Visited for some lunch after reading reviews about it, have to say its good for getting some light lunch or something like that, its not like a restraunt though its more of a coffee shop / tea room. The food was lovely but a bit...More

1  Thank David M
Reviewed 15 November 2016

We nipped into Poet's Corner after a visit around Burns Cottage. Its a lovely quaint place with a nice friendly atmosphere. We had soup and sandwich which was good value and very tasty. A great place to take a rest when on the tourist route.

Thank Phil W
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Takeout
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
9:00 AM - 4:00 PM
9:00 AM - 4:00 PM
9:00 AM - 4:00 PM
9:00 AM - 4:00 PM
9:00 AM - 4:00 PM
9:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 31 Alloway, Ayr KA7 4PY, Scotland
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Scotland  >  Ayrshire  >  South Ayrshire  >  Ayr
  • Phone Number: +44 1292 440551
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