Afton Restaurant at Lochside House Hotel

Lochside House Hotel, New Cumnock, United Kingdom, KA18 4PN
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Open 7 days a week from 7am - 9pm

Facilities
  • Disabled Access
  • Private Dining
  • Weddings and Other Private Parties Catered for
  • Families and Children Welcome

About Afton Restaurant at Lochside House Hotel

Set within 20 acres of land, overlooking the Loch of the Lowes and with the nearby Creoch in sight, the hotel boasts magnificent views of the surrounding Ayrshire countryside. The individual and welcoming hotel with private grounds invites you to discover Burns country, and view the landscape that inspired his poetry.

Cuisine: British
Dress Code: Smart Casual
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Visited On Tuesday, 20 August 2019

Service great food lovely 😁

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Visited On Monday, 19 August 2019

The whole experience is just 1st class from arrival , the girls at reception are very pleasant ,helpful ,and make you really welcome , the spa treatment is absolutely wonderful again you are given a warm welcome and made to feel totally relaxed and that's before any treatment or massage which is just excellent it just eases any stresses or aches and pains that you have . The bar staff are great they continue to make you feel at ease and relaxed , the dining staff are very pleasant and very helpful nothing is a problem and again the theme of relaxation is at the forefront , then there is the food which is absolutely delicious , the presentation is wonderful you will want to come back again , the room was lovely , very spacious , the bed was so comfortable and spotless , it was and will be again a truly enjoyable stay .

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Visited On Sunday, 11 August 2019

Starters were very nice, had the scallop and king prawn dish and boyfriend had the pate. Main course however, I had the monkfish with the couscous and coconut sauce. Very small portion of monkish which was a bit overcooked. Sauce didn't taste of coconut at all, was a sickly rich buttery sauce which seemed quite out of place. Couscous was a big lump all stuck together. Not impressed with it at all and sadly disappointed as heard such good things.

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Visited On Sunday, 11 August 2019

Really enjoyed our dinner here, the food was amazing quality and the service was great - both would have received 5 stars if it wasn't for a couple of small issues. My partner and I both received our desserts with some changes made in comparison to the menu, not a big deal really but if we were informed of this on choosing our dessert, we both would have changed our order. No member of staff informed us of the substitutions or apologised for the changes, which is a little disappointing. All in all, minor issues in comparison to the amazing food, breathtaking scenery and friendly staff. Well worth a visit!

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Visited On Friday, 09 August 2019

Everything was great!

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Visited On Friday, 09 August 2019

Excellent service & quality

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Visited On Wednesday, 07 August 2019

Very pleasent staff

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Visited On Saturday, 03 August 2019

My Husband & I Went For A Meal on Saturday , Food Was Amazing & Service Outstanding from Ross & Mark , Will Be Back Very Soon !

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Visited On Friday, 02 August 2019

First visit but left with a really nice impression. Restaurant was very quiet when we arrived but did get busier. Food was good and the service was excellent.

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Visited On Thursday, 01 August 2019

My dinner was 10 times better than it was last time I was there. And even then it was lovely. Can't wait to get married in this venue and show it off to all my friends and family 👍🍽

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Visited On Wednesday, 31 July 2019

We had a lovely relaxing visit to the Lochside. We love coming here. It is a beautiful hotel in a stunning location. The staff are so hard working, pleasant and friendly. We were upgraded from a Garden Suite to the Lowes Suite which was a lovely surprise and absolutely beautiful. We had lunch, dinner and breakfast and have never had a bad meal here. Portion sizes are large and food delicious. Drinks are a little pricey. Disappointed that they didn’t have my drink of choice this time. No Southern Comfort? My only criticism is that two people were allowed into the restaurant wearing football tops/colours. Not really acceptable for a hotel of this calibre. Otherwise a visit here is a must.

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Visited On Tuesday, 30 July 2019

Good location great food staff very helpfull spa facilities excellant had a great time views were magnificent will be going back in the near future

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Visited On Tuesday, 30 July 2019

Lovely evening nice atmosphere and good food

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Visited On Sunday, 28 July 2019

Had a great stay. Thanks. The staff are lovely. All very helpful. Fab food , fab cocktails and a beautiful lodge.

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Visited On Saturday, 27 July 2019

Lovely food and drinks, great service.

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Visited On Thursday, 25 July 2019

Had a Fabulous time with the spa package with overnight stay as this was our third time with the summer package. from start to finish The food and customer service from all staff was second to none and highly recommend to all. Excellent value for money.

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Visited On Monday, 22 July 2019

Good was good bit disappointed in sweet peach pavlova only couple of tinned peaches at side no real cream and not a home made meringue

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Visited On Friday, 19 July 2019

Staff were very welcoming and service was great.

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Visited On Sunday, 21 July 2019

Everything was excellent - the room, the food and the spa. See you again soon!

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Visited On Saturday, 20 July 2019

Dined in the restaurant during an overnight stay. Food was 10/10 and the service was great too. The scallops and king prawns were to die for and the salmon main was just fantastic!

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Visited On Friday, 19 July 2019

The extra sweet was delicious and so unexpected.

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Visited On Friday, 19 July 2019

Lovely afternoon tea, nothing was too much trouble.

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Visited On Friday, 12 July 2019

Lovely meal, lovely staff!

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Visited On Thursday, 11 July 2019

I brought my mum for her 71st birthday. We had a lovely spa experience. We were booked in to the restaurant for a meal which took us 2.5 hours to have due to the shockingly slow service. Breakfast in the morning was pretty much the same. There were new staff on the floor but they were hesitant and unsure of the package were staying at the hotel on and didn’t give the correct menus despite me having all the information as I previously asked when I can for an afternoon drink. I have been to the hotel many many times and enjoy it a lot on this occasion I felt you have definitely lowered your standards/quality of service as I heard other tables complaining excessively to numerous members of staff. The room we had 26 looked like it had perhaps suffered from water damaged round the wood at wardrobe and facings in the bathroom. When I booked I mentioned my mums birthday to be offered added extras they didn’t even note it on the booking to wish her a happy birthday on her arrival which is what I was actually looking for. The food was good but the overall experience wasn’t as good due to the service or lack of.

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Visited On Tuesday, 09 July 2019

Great food and friendly staff.

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