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The Waterfront

) #5 of 126 Restaurants in Ayr $$ - $$$ , European, British
4a South Harbour Street, Ayr KA7 1HZ, Scotland
+44 1292 280212
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  • Excellent62%
  • Very good28%
  • Average7%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“steak” (29 reviews)
“chicken” (29 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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Reviewed yesterday

A great find. Execellent chef and service. Fantastic chino ice. Great value. Nice setting and atmosphere. Relaxing. Everywhere is clean (the loo) has a car park and over looks the river. Within walking distance from the town. So good we went two nights in a...More

Thank Brierdene
Reviewed 2 days ago

We went for an early evening dinner on our second day in Ayr. A very friendly welcome, a window table overlooking the river (Ayr, not the Clyde!) in the bar area which looks a lot less formal than the restaurant we could see as we...More

Thank 3xGrandit
Reviewed 3 days ago

My husband and I ate here recently whilst staying in Ayr. I booked it based on previous trip adviser reviews. It lived up to the recommendations. The staff were so friendly and welcoming when we arrived and we had a drink in the bar before...More

Thank Fox149
Reviewed 5 days ago

Sunday evening dinner, nice friendly welcome, pleasant lay out. I had the Roast lamb , it was very nice indeed, Liz had risotto which also scored well, we were tempted and had berry mess and apple and cinnamon crumble which were both very good. Would...More

Thank David W
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Excellent dinner. Great service. Had salmon spaghetti, seafood stew, mussels , baked salmon. Sticky toffee, and lemon meringue and blueberry Sundae. Best service of any restaurant visited in Scotland

Thank wattsjr
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The Waterfront is on the riverside and we had a table in the window which was very pleasant The food was good and the service excellent. Only blot on our visit was a group of 8 men who seemed to forget there was other customers...More

Thank CameronPerth
Reviewed 1 week ago

Although we were disappointed to be in the pub area and not the restaurant as we were celebrating my birthday, we did not let that spoil our evening. Next time when booking we will ask for a restaurant table. We've been to the Waterfront many...More

Thank musiclady1812
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We decide to take a drive down the coast from Glasgow. We plumpted for the waterfront after reviewing restaurants in the area. My husband and i both had Fish and chips. This was gorgeous, could not fault it. My little lady had a small portion...More

Thank Tashathebasha1978
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My family are regulars here and whenever I'm back I'm always pleasantly surprised by how good the food is. I'm a vegan and there are delicious options for us fussy people. The service is exceptional and the staff are super friendly. They have insanely good...More

Thank Pau K
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Have taken dinner here. The staff was very friendly, the food was good and tasty. Would came back next time. A nice place!

Thank Christian M
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Questions & Answers
Mary C
18 June 2017|
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Response from alanpW4731EM | Reviewed this property |
Should be online but a great choice to suit all
Samuel S
16 June 2016|
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Response from Stupee73 | Reviewed this property |
Not sure Samuel.
13 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, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Groups, View, Bar Scene, Child-friendly, Kids, Romantic, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining
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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