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Minishant Inn Restaurant

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$$ - $$$
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28 Main Road | Minishant, Maybole KA19 8EU, Scotland
+44 1292 442483
12:00 - 21:00
Closed now
All hours
Sun 12:30 - 21:00
Mon - Sat 12:00 - 21:00
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London, United Kingdom
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26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Good meal here. Very good service and not that expensive. Would recommend. Parking outside on the road was ok.

Thank dreamer2012
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6 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Have been to the Minishant many times before and it never disappoints. Food is always excellent and staff extremely helpful. Lovely small intimate setting which makes the dining experience all the better. Would highly recommend!!!

Thank Lynseymcindoe
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10 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Last night we returned to the Minishant and took two colleagues from work for a meal . All of us had a fantastic meal, our guests were very impressed with the food, especially the mussels which they said were the best they have ever tasted. The portions are very generous and wine good. It was important we made a good... More 

Thank jollyayrshire
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260 reviews
217 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 138 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Went on Tuesday. It was very quiet as there were only two other tables who had already eaten. Starters, Black pudding Caesar salad was disappointing as the Black Pudding had some sort of strange coating on it, I also would have liked a soft poached egg on the top but the egg was through the salad. My girlfriends prawn starter... More 

Thank fatbobscotlandAyr
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Have dined here many times and never had a problem, we've never had a bad meal and service has always been good....so what was going on today?! Sunday 30th Oct....it wasn't busy but we waited forever for our order to be taken...then another very long wait for luke warm soup ( pea and ham but no evidence of ham!)....then sat... More 

3 Thank carfer
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10 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 October 2016 via mobile

We had a lovely experience for a late lunch. The menu had several great optio s and the food was delicious and reasonably priced. The staff was very friendly.

Thank Rita N
Bridge of Allan, United Kingdom
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38 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 October 2016

We had a great meal here. The food is delicious, the menu is extensive and the service is great. I would definitely recommend that you book in advance to avoid disappointment. We will definitely be back.

1 Thank jules2084
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016

I have been here more times than I can remember, always the place of choice when I'm back down in Ayr with the family. Can say that I have tried all of the dishes excluding any items that I personally don't like, but I always come right back to the Goats Cheese started and Trio of Meats main. Delicious! Everything... More 

1 Thank Steven P
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3 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016 via mobile

My family and I are regular customers at the Minishant and we are never disappointed. My favourite meal is the Cajun chicken or the Cajun spiced salmon. Always so beautifully cooked. Only thing I would say is that I think the dessert menu needs some new editions, I love the Eton mess but I miss the Winter berry pavlova!!!

Thank Hannah G
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21 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016

Lovely food, great choice, but do believ it is the same menu from the last time i visited possibly a year ago.

Thank stirltrip

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$6 - US$31
European, British, Scottish, Vegetarian Friendly
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Full Bar, Wine and Beer
Good for
Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Cheap Eats, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
12:30 - 21:00
12:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 28 Main Road | Minishant, Maybole KA19 8EU, Scotland
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Scotland  >  Ayrshire  >  South Ayrshire  >  Maybole
  • Phone Number: +44 1292 442483

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?