Places to eat and drink..

Lovely Bars and Restaurants

The Waterfront – Ayr

The WaterfrontSituated immediately across the river from the Apartment is The Waterfront Restaurant/Bar/Terrace.  It’s a stylish venue overlooking the River Ayr offering a wide range of food and drinks in a relaxed, comfortable atmosphere and was voted Gastropub of the year 2017. Whether you’d like breakfast, coffee and a scone, to chill with a drink on the terrace or a more formal meal this is the perfect location. To make a reservation call 01292 280212 or check out more detail on the  website: The Waterfront



The Ghillie Dhu Bar and SculleryThe Ghillie Dhu – Ayr

The Ghillie Dhu Bar and Scullery is located at  15 – 20 Burns Statue Square  Ayr, KA7 1SU – it’s about a 15 minute walk from the apartment up the high street (or a 5 minute taxi ride).   It serves a modern menu with all fresh food with a Scottish European twist.  You can also take in some live music and they show some sporting events.   You can make a reservation on 01292 289611 or check out more details on their facebook page: Ghillie Dhu


The Fox and Willow – Ayr

Fox and WillowThe Fox and Willow is located at 46 Carrick Road, Ayr, KA7 2RE – its a short taxi ride from the Apartment. It again focuses on modern dining in a relaxed atmosphere.  You can make a reservation on 01292 262846 or check out more details at their website: The Fox and Willow




The Smoking Goat – Ayr

Smoking GoatThe smoking goat is an atmospheric basement bar which supplies the finest locally and nationally brewed ales, quality wines from the old and new worlds and really great, freshly-brewed teas and coffees.  If you’re hungry, their food menu incorporates fresh, organic, local and home-baked produce, served up in the relaxed surroundings of this 18th century former bank vault. On sundays they serve up some classic roast dinners – cooked with affection and not shy on trimmings!

They also offer great music (both recorded & live), screen great, classic movies and even show the occasional sporting event.   It’s located at 2a Academy street, Ayr, KA7 1HS. You can check out more details at their website: The Smoking Goat


The Rupee Room – Ayr 

Rupee RoomOne of the best Indian Restaurants in Ayr is The Rupee Room at 26A Wellington Square Town Centre, Ayr, KA7 1HH.  To make a reservation call them on 01292 283002 or check out more details on their website: The Rupee Room





@Home (Thai & Grill) – Ayr

@ Home ThaiRenowned for amazing food – this restaurant isn’t far from the apartment – on the main road to Prestwick it does lunch and dinner.  You can make a reservation by calling 01292 285856 or check out their facebook page at @Home






Balgarth Pines – Ayr

Balgarth PinesThe Balgarth Pines is a contemporary family restaurant & bar in the bustling suburbs of Ayr providing high-quality food & drink in a relaxed, modern and comfortable venue.  It has a large canopied beer garden and play park for the kids. To make a reservation call 01292 442441 or checkout their website at: Balgarth Pines


Scotts – Troon 

ScottsIf you fancy venturing a wee bit further afield Scotts at Troon Yacht Haven is definately worth the trip.  Located right on the Marina the view is lovely. To make a reservation call 01292 315315 or check out the website for further details:  Scotts at Troon Yacht Haven



Si – Irvine

SiSi! Cafe:Bar:Restaurant in Irvine  is one of Ayrshire’s most stylish and contemporary venues and perfect for for a casual dining experience or to enjoy a drink and a catch up. The upper floor includes a huge balcony with views towards the Firth of Clyde and Arran.  To make a reservation call 01294 272498 or check out the website for further details  Si Cafe Bar Restaurant


Cafe’s  – If you fancy just stopping somewhere for a nice coffee there are numerous lovely cafe’s on Prestwick High Street – just north of the apartment including Bramleys and Costley’s


There really is something for everyone in Ayrshire – come and enjoy!


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