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The Thistle Inn

$$ - $$$, British,
22 Glaisnock Road, Cumnock KA18 3AB, Scotland
+44 1290 420591
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  • Excellent42%
  • Very good40%
  • Average7%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible7%
Travellers talk about
“steak pie” (6 reviews)
“macaroni” (2 reviews)
“pub grub” (4 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Bar, British, Pub, Scottish, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
22 Glaisnock Road, Cumnock KA18 3AB, Scotland
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Undercooked veg and dry meat blade of beef and the meat in my daughters steak pie was the same pudding selection poor and very expensive for the quality of food served

Thank Lesley F
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Had a brilliant 3 course lunch, I'm a very fussy eater and I had not 1 complaint from start to finish, service was quick even though they had a table of about 20 in before us. Food was very tasty, fresh and home made, we...More

Thank ceres42
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Use the Thistle regularly with my family and never once have we ever had a bad meal! Everything is always fresh and the staff are lovely! Would highly recommend

Thank Kerrie W
Reviewed 19 May 2018

Apart from one other couple, the place was empty when we arrived, which didn't give us a lot of confidence in our choice.The waitress/ barmaid also had a permanent scowl on her face.....a welcome 'hello' would even have helped the ambiance. However, the food was...More

Thank dossy1
Reviewed 5 May 2018

Spent a night at Dumfries House Lodge and wound up at The Thistle Inn for dinner. Ate in the restaurant and it was ok. The food and service were good, but I might try other places the next time I'm in the area. I don't...More

Thank collierguy65
Reviewed 2 May 2018

Dropped in Saturday about one thirty staff were welcoming and friendly. Took our seats and were presented with the menu and asked if we would care to order any drinks. Speedy efficient service but not in a pushy way. Steak Pie, Fish, Lasagna and Macaroni...More

Thank NeilMcK_13
Reviewed 31 March 2018 via mobile

Up visiting family from Southampton and been in here a few times. It’s really good pub food and the staff are really friendly. Only had the one course (beef fajitas) which was really nice.

Thank bilko1971
Reviewed 4 March 2018 via mobile

My daughter and l often eat in here as it’s our favourite place, the food is absolutely fantastic. Excellent menu choice which changes often so there’s always something new to try. Very friendly staff and lovely surroundings makes it a pleasure to go

Thank eliza28413
Reviewed 22 January 2018

Food always very good. Good selection of dishes, I am working my way thro the menu. Deserts are delicious

Thank marionmginn
Reviewed 23 December 2017 via mobile

Great choice on the Christmas menu with a mix and match option from the specials board. Set prices for 2 and 3 course meals. Very large portions, our party were struggling to finish. Very friendly staff and not too long to wait for the fantastic...More

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Bar, British, Pub, Scottish, Vegetarian Friendly
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly, Kids
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 22 Glaisnock Road, Cumnock KA18 3AB, Scotland
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Scotland  >  Ayrshire  >  East Ayrshire  >  Cumnock
  • Phone Number: +44 1290 420591
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