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Ardrossan Road | West Kilbride, Seamill KA23 9NG, Scotland
+44 1294 204040
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Ayr
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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Dropped in here for a late dinner last night. The service was excellent. I ordered a Diet Pepsi as I was driving and it was a bit flat. Besides that the meal was very nice. I have been before and always enjoyed the food. Ample servings too. It has a very New England feel to the decor. Lovely spot as... More 

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London
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291 reviews
223 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 94 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We stopped for coffee and buns on a breezy day. Cosy, trendy decor, roaring fires, good service, coffee and buns made this a great pitstop. Lovely outdoor seating on the great day would make this an ideal place to watch the sea, sunset and the world go bar. My sister-in-law has been for lunch and raved about the spot and... More 

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Glasgow, United Kingdom
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166 reviews
93 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 140 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Had a meal here last night, while staying at the Hotel, for my daughter's birthday. It was as the title suggested SCRUMPTIOUS, good local produce, cooked and served to a very high standard. The salmon main was excellent the prawn starter served in silver dishes not only looked great but tasted delicious, and the sweets were devine. The place looked... More 

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Thank TravelholicDuntocher
SimpsInns, Mike C at The Waterside Restaurant, responded to this review

Thank you for your review We are so pleased you enjoyed your meal as part of your overnight stay. We have an extensive menu that really caters for all needs. Looking forward to welcoming you back to the Waterside in the near future More 

Strathaven, United Kingdom
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72 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The Waterside sits on its own on the shore on the approach to Seamill from the A71/78. Décor is modern and staff are friendly and efficient. This visit was for lunch. There is a good choice of food and we've always found the quality and quantity of anything we've ordered to be very good. The bonus is that the gardens... More 

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SimpsInns, Mike C at The Waterside Restaurant, responded to this review

Thank you for your review Lazy sunny afternoons and the Waterside just go together like peas and carrots ! I have to admit a homemade toasted scone with a latte sitting out in the garden just enjoying the views and letting the world go by is a favorite past time of mine. Next time you are heading this way why... More 

Glasgow, United Kingdom
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43 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Been a few times to the waterside and never been disappointed at all always had a lovely meal and the staff very friendly in a laid back atmosphere . The beautiful view is amazing also .

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Thank caddis27
SimpsInns, Mike C at The Waterside Restaurant, responded to this review

Thank you for your review I am pleased you enjoy your visits to the Waterside it is like a little oasis and we are very proud of our lovely Hotel. Why not make it a sleepover next time and wake upto our stunning Arran views. I will feedback your comments to our team who I know will be delighted with... More 

Glasgow, United Kingdom
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45 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Visited with family for Mothers day. Staff were brilliant and the food outstanding. Thère were 5 of us and each one raved about our day all the way back to Glasgow. Weather was superbs and the views lovely. Cant wait tò return.

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Thank harry m
SimpsInns, Mike C at The Waterside Restaurant, responded to this review

Thank you for your review Lovely to read I will ensure I pass your comments back to the team who I know will be delighted with your review. Why not make it a sleepover next time and try out our lovely spacious bedrooms most with fantastic Arran views. Looking forward to welcoming you back to the Waterside in the near... More 

Glasgow
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18 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Popped into The Waterside with our dog on Saturday afternoon after a walk on the beach. The beer garden area is fantastic and the food was good as well. Must visit. Oh not to forget the staff who are friendly and attentive.

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SimpsInns, Mike C at The Waterside Restaurant, responded to this review

Thank you for your review the Waterside Garden is a great location for dog walkers, we now have a 'doggy door' which is located at the shack and has direct access to the garden from the car park. Thanks for your comments about the team we do believe they are our greatest asset. Looking forward to welcoming you back to... More 

Troon, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Family dinner whilst staying at hotel linked to restaurant. Design of restaurant is beautiful and quality of food was fantastic. Will definitely be stopping there again on trips to Arran.

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Thank Robert-G-Baxter
SimpsInns, Mike C at The Waterside Restaurant, responded to this review

Thank you for your review I am pleased you took advantage of all aspects of the Waterside Hotel and enjoyed your visit. Looking forward to welcoming you back to the Waterside in the near future. More 

Irvine, United Kingdom
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230 reviews
149 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 123 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Set right on the Ayrshire coast where you get stunning sunsets to admire whilst dining. Service was great with warm friendly staff. Choice of food is good as was the portions and quality. Was disappointed in the lemon cheesecake, not very nice and a bit bland and clawy, apart from that we had a lovely dinner. Well worth a try.

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SimpsInns, Mike C at The Waterside Restaurant, responded to this review

Thank you for your review we do pride ourselves on our team so I will feed your review back to the team who I know will be delighted with your comments. The Waterside sunsets are another fantastic reason to be at the Waterside we are very lucky with the view we have, and the sunsets really can be incredible. Looking... More 

Scotland
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69 reviews
50 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 March 2017 via mobile

Stopped here on the way home for lunch after an overnight elsewhere, ( although we do like to stay here , rooms are beautiful) Food very good again as always! Service can be a little on the slow side but we want to relax when we go here and not rush. Staff are lovely. Cheesecake was AMAZING! And I'm VERY... More 

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SimpsInns, Mike C at The Waterside Restaurant, responded to this review

Thank you for your review I am pleased you enjoy your visits to the Waterside and that you have sampled all that the Waterside has to offer, don't forget as well as the restaurant the Waterside is a very popular wedding destination with our Kyle suite with its own private gardens, bars and kitchen. Looking forward to welcoming you back... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$6 - US$32
Cuisine
European, British, Scottish, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Groups, Kids, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Business meetings, View
Open Hours
Sunday
09:00 - 00:00
Monday
09:00 - 00:00
Tuesday
09:00 - 00:00
Wednesday
09:00 - 00:00
Thursday
09:00 - 00:00
Friday
09:00 - 00:00
Saturday
09:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Ardrossan Road | West Kilbride, Seamill KA23 9NG, Scotland
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Scotland  >  Ayrshire  >  North Ayrshire  >  Seamill
  • Phone Number: +44 1294 204040
Description
The Waterside Hotel and Restaurant is owned by SimpsInns, a 'Privately owned, Proudly Independent' hospitality company. Located on the waters edge with panoramic views to the Isle of Arran. The hotel has 23 stunning bedrooms and suites, plus a state-of-the-art wedding, conference and banqueting suite. The restaurant open throughout the day serving a variety of dishes, with our Si! Shack food-to-go offering open during the summer months.

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