We are open 7 Days, From 9am till Late
- Disabled Access
- Private Dining
- Free WiFi
- Outside Seating Area
- Families and Children Welcome
About The Balgarth Pines
Located in Doonfoot, The Balgarth Pines is a purveyor of fine Scottish dining from the esteemed Chef Martin Ward.
The 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. Everyone's favourite local has a brand new management team of enthusiastic and talented staff who will welcome you all to experience our fresh and exciting menus.
150 seater canopied beer garden with a modern play park for the kids and if you are bringing your family dog along, as long as they are on a lead we will make sure they have a fresh bowl of water and some treats!
We have added an exciting range of craft beers, ciders, fresh cocktails, selected wines and a warming whisky list. Open 7 days, 9am 'til late.
Very attentive service despite being so busy. Food was good value. Starter and mains were good, dessert a little disappointing. Happy with bill and overall had a nice evening. Will return as always.
Excellent food and value.
Very attentive staff great menu and all service done in a very relaxed but professional manner.
Lovely food excellent service
Fillet steak was delicious
Great manager and staff
Wrong item brought to begin with but was quickly changed when noticed. Waiting time was reasonable, food was lovely. Set menu available 7 days which is rare. Good value. Bill quite confusing with layout. Overall great food and service and will definitely be returning on our next visit to Craig Tara.
Decent food and good value
Very nice evening meal with friends on Friday, friendly staff and the food was lovely. Plenty of options. I liked the informal atmosphere, you didn’t have to whisper, everyone was just enjoying themselves.
Nice meal and very good service.
Food is always great. Tonight, the service made us feel a bit like an inconvenience to the staff - not the most welcoming atmosphere. That being said, this is the first time I have ever had a negative word to say about the service at the Balgarth - perhaps our waitress had something else on her mind.
Booked for Steak Night...absolutely great food, service and at half price on Tuesdays and Thursdays it was amazing value. Will book again soon.
Found this place on google maps as one of the closest places to dine from haven Craig Tara, so glad we decided to venture out and eat else wear, the food was amazing even better when you know the steaks are half price :-) couldn't fault it in anyway the children’s meals are huge and so cheap, I had the blue fillet my husband had a medium rare fillet both cooked to perfection, we will hopefully be back next year to Craig Tara so will defiantly coming again 100% recommended.
A place we often go to and enjoy.
Wonderful service and exceptional food.....will definitely visit again when we are in the area....
I give 4 stars for the food and drink mainly food because we had to wait a while for the chips they forgot them .and then charged us two chips only asked for one all of the rest of the food was spot on
Food was fantastic and service with a smile. Will be back soon
Great food (half price steak night was fantastic value for money) and friendly staff. Would definitely recommend.
Service was slow. 2hrs to eat a 3course meal. Steak was really bad. Not sure how you can charge nearly £30 for a steak when you cannot cook them correctly. Asked 4times to see where our dessert was (took 40mins!). Wine was nice, play area really good for kids.
Having lived here as a child I was keen to retrace my steps and was delighted to be able to have a meal here. The food was of good quality, with a decent selection to chose from without the menu being overwhelming and my son and I enjoyed a lovely bottle of wine (Montrachet). The staff were welcoming and friendly, attentive service, so overall a great experience. If you are looking for somewhere to eat in the area, would highly recommend.
I thought this place was excellent food great and I’ll certainly be back when in area again glad I booked as it got busy.
Half Price Steak night is always amazing
The management & staff always provide a 1st class service & make us feel very welcome... they are always very attentive & food is delicious... see youz all next week xx
Steaks are always cooked to perfection. Salted caramel brownie is a tasty pudding.
Just OK Would not return, simply because there are far better regards in the area! Service was acceptable, food was average, no wow factor, nothing to remember the place or the evening, nothing stood out. As a family we eat out regular, this is an honest appraisal.