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Stage Door Cafe at the Gaiety

12 Carrick Street, Ayr KA7 1NU, Scotland
+44 1292 280444
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  • Excellent71%
  • Very good17%
  • Average5%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible3%
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European, British, Soups, Scottish, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
12 Carrick Street, Ayr KA7 1NU, Scotland
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Reviewed 2 days ago

both meals were inedible as the meat was chewy. it is expensive but used to value for money and it was really great. Might be a change of chef now as very poor. I would not go back. if going to theatre in Ayr I...More

Thank mactavish28
Reviewed 6 days ago

Booked a meal for four persons today and must say early we won't be back! On being shown our table the first thing I noticed was the seat I had was badly stained and when I pointed it out I was told it was only...More

Thank johnA53
Reviewed 1 week ago

Eaten here often , fabulous food, great price and excellent service. Small restaurant but never disappoints. Best to book if going in the evening especially if there is a show on at the Gaiety theatre next to the restaurant or nearer the weekend.

Thank Babyweegey
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Excuse the headline pun. This is a real gem in Ayrshire. Consistency is key. Portions are more than ample, food is fresh and the menu is varied enough to make every visit different. I also suffer from Gluten intolerance and about 80% of the menu...More

Thank Stuart H
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is the first time I have managed to eat in this very busy restaurant as usually it's too busy, so recommend that you book in advance. The surroundings are very pleasant and the staff are very helpful and very bubbly. The food was delicious...More

Thank m19w
Reviewed 1 week ago

We've had lunches and evening meals here and they are excellent value. Service is very good staff pleasant and well dressed. Menu is varied and changes with the seasons.if we asked any questions about unusual things on the menu it was explained in a manner...More

1  Thank johnquickmw2
Reviewed 1 week ago

Whether looking for a pre-theatre meal, during shopping in town or a meeting place for friendly chat and coffee, I'd definitely recommend the Stage Door. Tasty food from an excellent menu is well presented and served by friendly staff in a comfortable, relaxing atmosphere. There...More

1  Thank Valerie H
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Visited for a birthday lunch with a friend upon arrival we were warmly welcomed shown to our table by a lovely young assistant. She happily explain the menu to us and told gave us a few minutes then took drinks order and within few minutes...More

1  Thank ANNE L
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We popped in here for a pre theatre meal and it was excellent. We originally just wanted to have a coffee as we had been caught in the rain and we were dripping wet. We asked if we could just have a coffee and they...More

Thank Alan S
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Ate here today for lunch with my Dad. Food excellent quality and beautifully presented, it looks so pretty. Dad had crayfish and prawn salad, fish n chips, and a mahoosive plate of ice cream. I had chicken salad, which elsewhere might be boring choice, but...More

Thank I_love_my_grub
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21 December 2014|
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$5 - US$26
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine
Open Hours
10:00 - 20:45
10:00 - 20:45
10:00 - 20:45
10:00 - 20:45
10:00 - 20:45
10:00 - 21:15
10:00 - 21:15
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 12 Carrick Street, Ayr KA7 1NU, Scotland
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Scotland  >  Ayrshire  >  South Ayrshire  >  Ayr
  • Phone Number: +44 1292 280444
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We serve Breakfast from 10am - 12pm We have a 2 course for £10 Lunch menu We cater for GLUTEN FREE and offer dishes such as Tempura, Battered fish & Sticky toffee pudding for gluten free
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