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The Sorn Inn Restaurant

35 Main Street, Sorn KA5 6HU, Scotland
+44 1290 551305
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  • Excellent77%
  • Very good16%
  • Average4%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“steak” (47 reviews)
“croquettes” (4 reviews)
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British, Bar, European, Pub, Scottish, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
35 Main Street, Sorn KA5 6HU, Scotland
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Reviewed 16 February 2018

A lunch for my Wife's special birthday in a quiet fine dining restaurant in East Ayrshire turned into a mini gastronomic delight. This is ostensibly a remote village pub, however from the time of booking to the warm practical greeting on arrival the idea of...More

Thank Ian A
Reviewed 23 January 2018

Very disappointing meal unlike previous years. The choice was quite limited. The prawn cocktail was very small had a few rather watery prawns and sauce that must have come from a jar. The portion of sea bass was tiny and the Baileys trifle was just...More

Thank aanncc22
thesorninn, Owner at The Sorn Inn Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 28 January 2018

Thank you for your review, shame you didn't inform my staff of your displeasure and waited 22 days before writing your review, the previous years format has been of four choices on each course and the Grill menu , we think that was suitable and...More

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Reviewed 8 January 2018 via mobile

Visited on Hogmanay for dinner. Wait staff were friendly, polite and enthusiastic. The menu was on the slightly smaller side, however I prefer this as to me it indicates that the food is all being freshly prepared. We both ordered steaks which were cooked to...More

Thank Ggdogg
Reviewed 16 November 2017 via mobile

I've had steaks in Boston & Seattle (USA), Glasgow, Amsterdam, Crete, Milan, Edinburgh, London, Barcelona - this is hands down the best. It's preparation and quality are world-class!

Thank Gillies K
Reviewed 30 October 2017 via mobile

My wife and I went for a birthday meal on a Sat.night.Food was first class. Well prepared and well presented. We stayed over and the room was immense with a gigantic king size bed and a two seater settee in front of the TV. It...More

Thank john p
Reviewed 13 October 2017

Having visited this area a few times now we were surprised to discover this Inn that is tucked away somewhat but serves the most excellent food. The bar area was cozy and the restaurant had a fairly ordinary interior, but the tables had been nicely...More

Thank izzyhutch
Reviewed 17 September 2017

I love eating in places that have great food, but aren't snooty and fake. This place is brilliant, certainly the best (non-fish) restaurant in Ayrshire. Came with my wife to have a regular Sunday Roast. There were fave non-alcohol beers, and a great selection of...More

Thank justmyview123
thesorninn, Owner at The Sorn Inn Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 19 September 2017

thank you for your review, the whole team are delighted that you had a great experience of us at the sorn inn, we look forward to next visit, Craig

Reviewed 16 September 2017

My husband booked dinner for us for our anniversary as I had been wanting to try it for ages and he thought it would be a special treat. I was under the impression it had a Michelin star (probably my mistake) but when I arrived...More

Thank cruiseship
thesorninn, Owner at The Sorn Inn Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 17 September 2017

Dear Cruiseship, thank you for your review, its a shame you didn't mentioned any of your gripes before leaving us, I,m the Chef/ Owner who you mention, out of view of my customers is a sink with hot soapy water which I use at every...More

Reviewed 26 August 2017

We were staying with friends in Ayrshire and they brought us here for dinner. It's a very welcoming restaurant - the waiter was personable and looked after us very well. It was busy but not too noisy and there was a great atmosphere. All of...More

Thank eilidh1725
Reviewed 15 August 2017 via mobile

Been to the Sorn Inn on several occasions with my boyfriend and we have never been disappointed. Food always delicious and staff lovely. The best steak we have ever had!

Thank megant707
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$23 - US$69
Dinner, Lunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Groups, Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Romantic, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
12:00 PM - 10:00 PM
12:00 PM - 2:30 PM
6:00 PM - 10:00 PM
12:00 PM - 2:30 PM
6:00 PM - 10:00 PM
12:00 PM - 2:30 PM
6:00 PM - 10:00 PM
12:00 PM - 2:30 PM
6:00 PM - 12:00 AM
12:00 PM - 12:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 35 Main Street, Sorn KA5 6HU, Scotland
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Scotland  >  Ayrshire  >  East Ayrshire  >  Sorn
  • Phone Number: +44 1290 551305
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