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The Waterfront

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4a South Harbour Street, Ayr KA7 1HZ, Scotland
+44 1292 280212
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  • Excellent62%
  • Very good28%
  • Average7%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“mussels” (23 reviews)
“steak” (34 reviews)
“chicken” (33 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Bar, European, British, Pub, Soups, Scottish, Gastropub, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
₹₹ - ₹₹₹
4a South Harbour Street, Ayr KA7 1HZ, Scotland
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Superb evening meal, great customer service, quality food at moderate prices location overlooks the river Ayr convenient ly located to our holiday flat off North Harbour Street

Thank alexanderdouglas2012
Reviewed 2 days ago

I was immediately put at ease when I consulted the menu and found that they had several vegetarian dishes, and, guess what? they had actually taken time to make a really delicious and original veggie dish. No macaroni cheese for them! My friend, a non-vegetarian,...More

Thank Charles R
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Visited on a friday night, 4 of us, were welcomed by smiling staff and shown to our table at the window overlooking the river. Since it was a Friday they had in addition to the al la carte menu, a few specials and the Fishy...More

Thank Balf-UK
Reviewed 1 week ago

We came here for lunch & all though we didn't book we managed to get a table. The choice of food was good & the food was very well cooked . The service was a little slow but they were very busy.

Thank Traveller1XX
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I cant believe that I haven't put a review for this nice place, tucked at the River Side. Always welcomed with a smile and you can get tables with great views, especially in Summer and day hours. Food portion are good, food is tasty and...More

Thank KrishOfUK
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We didn’t know what to expect for a mid range restaurant at a town centre. Parking was free right next to the restaurant next to the river. The smell of fish was very strong as we entered the restaurant. We weren’t ask to sat down...More

1  Thank David C
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The Waterfront is all you’d expect from a good modern pub/restaurant. Good food, friendly service and a nice atmosphere. Well worth a visit I don’t think you’ll be disappointed.

Thank Beejay1948
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Just a local visit, hadn’t been in years and it’s a completely different place to what it used to be. Attentive staff and friendly atmosphere. Had an issue with better halves order which would normally make reviewers mark them down but was dealt with professionally....More

Thank Ian M
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Visited the waterfront fire lunch. The food was excellent and well priced and this was matched by great staff. A lovely find on our visit to Ayr.

Thank drooney1707
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Ate here on a Sunday night very reasonable prices for two courses approx. £14. Had prawn cocktail to start then haddock, mash and kale for main which was delicious.

Thank irenenoctor51
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20 September 2017|
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Response from Mary-k1965 | Reviewed this property |
Hello your best bet is to calk and speak to john or any senior staff member . hope they can accommodate you as its a fantastic restaurant.
Mary C
18 June 2017|
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Response from rwath1979 | Reviewed this property |
It's online, you can download it as a PDF
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Not sure Samuel.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Romantic, View, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Child-friendly, Groups
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 4a South Harbour Street, Ayr KA7 1HZ, Scotland
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Scotland  >  Ayrshire  >  South Ayrshire  >  Ayr
  • Phone Number: +44 1292 280212
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