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92 Sandgate, Ayr KA7 1BX, Scotland
+44 1292 261136
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  • Excellent80%
  • Very good15%
  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“pizza” (24 reviews)
“sea bream” (4 reviews)
“soup” (13 reviews)
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British, European, Contemporary, Scottish, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
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92 Sandgate, Ayr KA7 1BX, Scotland
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Great place for good food and fantastic service.....love it here for lunch. The food is reasonably priced and always fresh. The staff are attentive and friendly. Would definitely recommend.

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank jjimbo2k6
Reviewed 2 days ago

Visited the restaurant for the first time and really enjoyed our visit. The food was excellent. Lovely surroundings and staff were great. Definitely be back.

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank Bill B
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

First visit but certainly won’t be our last! Delicious food and wonderful attentive service. Would definitely recommend. Thank you!

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank mairijt
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

What a great night we had. The extensive menu had every choice for every palette. With a great wine list as well this restaurant is definitely worth a visit, you will not be disappointed. The owners and team are beyond attentive and welcoming, with a...More

Date of visit: December 2018
1  Thank g1988seevices12
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Macfarlane is one of the places to enjoy a quich substantial and all together good value and tasty lunch. Glad to return

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank walkayr
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We were dissappointed, we were expecting it to be same as first visit but portions were smaller, we had same dish as previous visit but it was different, didnt taste same, must have been a different chef, service was so slow and prices are very...More

Date of visit: December 2018
1  Thank kim-ber-ley5288
Ewan_11, Owner at Macfarlane, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Dear kim-ber-ley5288, We are sorry you did not enjoy your experience with us. We have had no staff changes since our last menu was released in October so your meal must have been cooked by the same team. Unless you were in before this where...More

Reviewed 11 December 2018 via mobile

Only thing to say is fabulous. Food was fantastic as was the service & not forgetting the wine. Hope to be back over the festive period

Date of visit: August 2018
1  Thank Julie M
Reviewed 7 December 2018 via mobile

Friday night in December and the restaurant was surprisingly quiet. An Asian fish cake didn’t taste too oriental and was expecting a little more flavour. The sirloin steak was probably the thinnest steaks I’ve had, albeit, it was well cooked and tasty. Service was good...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Sonny_Life
Reviewed 23 November 2018

Am local and went to MacFarlane's last night. The salad had not been washed and was filled with dirt- id try more than one mouthful, hoping it was just an odd accident. Basic hygiene seems to me to be the 1st most important thing about...More

Date of visit: November 2018
3  Thank casamSam
Reviewed 14 November 2018 via mobile

Went here recently for first time as we heard it was good, we were not disappointed, only down side was that i only liked 1 thing on menu, as i dont eat red meat or fish, which most of the menu consisted of but would...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank kim-ber-ley5288
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30 March 2015|
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Response from Peter D | Reviewed this property |
Hi, it's news to me about the closure. I do hope they open up again soon as it's a great wee place, well it was in October last year. I think I'll try a website to see what's going on.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 4 - US$ 19
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Drinks
Restaurant features
Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Full Bar, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Free Wifi, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Romantic, Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Kids
Open Hours
10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
10:00 AM - 10:00 PM
10:00 AM - 10:00 PM
10:00 AM - 10:00 PM
10:00 AM - 11:00 PM
10:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 92 Sandgate, Ayr KA7 1BX, Scotland
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Scotland  >  Ayrshire  >  South Ayrshire  >  Ayr
  • Phone Number: +44 1292 261136
Warm, inviting, relaxed and personal dining.
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