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The Waterfront

) #5 of 127 Restaurants in Ayr $$ - $$$ , European, British
4a South Harbour Street, Ayr KA7 1HZ, Scotland
+44 1292 280212
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  • Excellent62%
  • Very good28%
  • Average6%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“steak” (30 reviews)
“chicken” (31 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Bar, European, British, Soups, Scottish, Gastropub, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
4a South Harbour Street, Ayr KA7 1HZ, Scotland
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1 - 10 of 558 reviews

Reviewed yesterday

Found the Waterfront restaurant on a tripadvisor search looking to eat after an afternoon at Ayr races,the restaurant had good reviews so booked a table and it did not disappoint, family friendly with great staff, excellent food in really nice surroundings, would definitely return if...More

Thank Graham P
Reviewed 3 days ago

It was our first visit (based on Trip Advisor recommandation). Charming place on the harbour waterfront.

Thank xelaxela
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The food was perfect. The Yorkshire pudding was great. The Sunday roast special was excellent with the carrots and potatoes perfectly prepared. Sitting outside along the water was wonderful. The wine selection seemed, though not extensive, well chosen. Excellent choices. The fish and chips were...More

Thank Doug T
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great venue for quality food with beautiful river side seating area. Value meals on Tuesday and Thursday steak nights

Thank Mary C
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Visited for lunch after reading reviews on here and we were not disappointed! My husband and daughter had fish and chips and I had chicken and pepper skewers, everyone thoroughly enjoyed their meals. Just the right size portions to squeeze in a pudding, so we...More

Thank Kizzy D
Reviewed 1 week ago

Eaten here a few times and food is always of a very high standard and beautifully presented. Good value for money , as a fussy eater there is always plenty of choice for me to choose from. Service is quick and professional.

Thank Babyweegey
Reviewed 1 week ago

I must write to say thank you to the staff at the Waterfront for their kind assistance with a friend who has been ill recently. My friend could not walk far. The staff physically helped my friend to a nearby table which they made available....More

Thank james y
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We started with some drinks at the bar..I wanted a Mojito that wasn't on the bar menu and it was expertly made. We had our meal in the restaurant overlooking the river. I started with mussels and my husband had the prawns, the mussels came...More

Thank AbleK9
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We recently ate at the Waterfront and we're delighted with the whole experience. A very warm welcome. All staff very pleasant helpful and chatty. I had the slow cooked beef, I only had to touch the beef with my fork and it simply fell apart....More

Thank Sheila M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Nicely situated at the quayside in Ayr Harbour serving a good selection of great food with friendly and helpful staff. Went there several times over a couple of weeks.

Thank Colloway
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.67 km away
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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
Samuel S
16 June 2016|
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Response from Stupee73 | Reviewed this property |
Not sure Samuel.
12 March 2016|
Response from cats68 | Reviewed this property |
Hi im not sure . There is seat out side at the front and on the river side .
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Breakfast, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
View, Bar Scene, Romantic, Groups, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Business meetings
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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