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The Black Bull Tarbolton

2B Montgomerie Street, Tarbolton KA5 5PR, Scotland
+44 1292 541909
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  • Excellent78%
  • Very good16%
  • Average3%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“beef casserole” (13 reviews)
“roulade” (5 reviews)
Open Now
12:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m. Hours
European, British, Scottish, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
2B Montgomerie Street, Tarbolton KA5 5PR, Scotland
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Room is first class , love the double shower and super king bed , food in restaurant was exceptional , service from all first class

Thank lindam590
Reviewed 1 week ago

We came here for a family meal to celebrate the 60th wedding anniversary of my partners grandparents. I had never been before and was really impressed with the service and the food. We booked a table in advance and had arranged for a cake to...More

Thank Minx3274
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Very clean, tidy room. Well put together. Modern furniture. Although not a huge room there was space for everything. The room was quite warm with no means to cool it other than open the window, usually not a problem but we’re having a freakishly hot...More

1  Thank Nomilo
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Wow. Absolutely Amazing. This is a hidden gem in a quiet village on the outskirts of Ayr. The food is delicious and the service is brilliant. Friendly welcome with a great menu choice and reasonably priced drinks. I had the Ribeye 🥩 and it was...More

Thank Shirley F
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We arrived unexpectedly in Tarbolton in early afternoon and remembered that friends had recommended this restaurant so we decided to stop and give it a try. We were not disappointed. The Menu system is a bit confusing as there are several different menus for different...More

Thank pippin33
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Four different meals - all excellent. Attentive staff, friendly owner. Highly recommend. Lovely atmosphere, muted 'tartan' decor, well thought out.

Thank floridatofrance
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This is my 3rd visit to this resteraunt and the food never disappoints, the Kailyard resteraunt is beautiful and the staff are so helpful and friendly, would definitely recommend.

Thank Karen K
Reviewed July 8, 2018 via mobile

Live local to this establishment food is absolutely excellent,had the fish&chips the fish was nearly hanging off the plate it was so big DELICIOUS!!.Well worth a visit.

Thank Alan M
Reviewed July 2, 2018 via mobile

We had lunch here yesterday and it was superb! My boyfriend and I ended up with 3 courses each when we were planning on a light lunch. This was our first visit and it won't be the last. The menu has lots of great dishes...More

Thank LaynaWelshman
Reviewed June 26, 2018 via mobile

Best fish I've tasted in my life and I live in these called fishing area of Scotland well done ace .

Thank Peter M
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July 29, 2017|
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Response from johnR2206AG | Reviewed this property |
we have not been for sunday lunch,but if during the week is anything to go by im sure its good.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations, Private Dining, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Groups, Romantic
Open Hours
12:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
12:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
12:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
12:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
12:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
12:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
12:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2B Montgomerie Street, Tarbolton KA5 5PR, Scotland
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Scotland  >  Ayrshire  >  South Ayrshire  >  Tarbolton
  • Phone Number: +44 1292 541909
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Fine dining restaurant using local produce sourced fresh and seasonal with private dinning area available for functions and a unique decorated public restaurant.
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