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.
It was a lovely place to visit, grounds were lovely for the summer. We went with an itison deal. The food was good, but options were very limited. If the 2 courses had an option of dessert also, would’ve made it even better!
Lovely food and service, couldn’t fault it
We enjoyed our meal and loved the coal fire so cozy
Pleasant experience all round. Nice food, well presented.
Excellent service and food fantastic at good prices. Never been let down at this place
We were celebrating a birthday and were very happy with the service, the food and the atmosphere. Special thanks to Kirsty for putting the balloons I had supplied on the table and also bringing out the cake when asked. All in all a lovely afternoon. Thank you
Steaks got mixed up when being served and had to cut into them to know whose was cooked in what way. Disappointed in the cheesy fries as there was barely any cheese but other than that it was a nice meal.
Best meal we’ve had in a long time, can always rely on the Balgarth for delicious food. The staff are extremely welcoming & friendly without being OTT. Excellent value with the Sunday Social menu- 2 courses for £13.95 & a kids main course free with each paying adult!
Best steak I’ve ever had!
My fillet steak came out in 2 pieces, as did my fathers(not how a fillet should be) and also over cooked. Due to it being half price I never complained as 2 out of 4 steaks were cooked correctly. Peppercorn sauce was a gravy texture, curry sauce colour and not very peppery. Was terribly disappointed though as I usually highly rate your restaurant, and chose there to celebrate my birthday. The cocktails were nice and the wine good too, but just a shame about the steaks, especially when it seems to be such a big promotion.
My family went for a meal at the the Balgarth Pines. As a regular customer at the Balgarth I decided to book a table as the venue for a family meal on Christmas Eve. I'm sorry to say we were extremely disappointed. The venue appeared to be too busy as the bar area was packed and it took over 3 hours to complete a three course meal and when ordered were drinks it took over 45mins for them to arrive. I was told by a member of staff that they were sorry as the tables were out of sync and they were unable to serve everyone at once. This may have been the reason but it felt more like a party night rather than a suitable venue to have a family meal and welcome my relatives back to Scotland. It's really disappointing as the Balgarth is my local venue and was happy to show my relatives what it has to offer which is usually a very pleasant location with a high level of service however . This time it felt like the staff were overrun by the amount of people and as I mentioned the bar area felt more like a pub in a busy town. Had I been out for a party night and drinks with friends then this would have been fine however it's not what we were expecting for a family meal.
very good service
Brilliant staff. Very good food . Atmosphere is sublime .
Amazing as always xx
food was all covered every meal even the kids chicken and chips in green leaf that had a very strong taste and actually made the pate starter uneadible. chicken fillet had a large bone, and was extremely disappointed in the fact that there wasn't even a free tea/coffee at the end included in the price. not even a mint with the bill and even then the bill was a tiny little receipt not even on a plate. felt cheap to hand over £400 that way. also you wouldn't have even realised it was Chrismassy in the atmosphere. we are a family that never complain but feel the need this time as was extremely disappointed. have visited many time before but never at Christmas. usually very happy but won't be returning for another Christmas dinner
Relocated to a private room after arrival bit did not feel forgotten and staff were very attentive .... a great time had thanks
Thank you. Food and service was excellent. All 11 of us had a lovely Christmas dinner, made very welcome and relaxed. Hope to be back next year.
We had family Xmas dinner , But was really disappointing was not worth the money we paid had our bill was £480 .which was paid in full when book , then drinks came to £62 on the day , food was definitely not worth the money we paid x food was not good , won’t be back sorry ,
The initial booking for a festive dinner was made by telephone. Unfortunatly the date on confirmation e-mail was incorrect but was quickly changed and reconfirmed by a follow up e-mail. All food served was hot, looked good on the plate and of good quality. Waiter service both on arrival and and during our meal cannot be faulted. The total cost was reasonable. 24hrs prior to the booking an e-mail was received with a link to allow the customer to confirm the booking. Everyone in the party commented how they much they enjoyed the meal.
Fabulous steak, excellent service, can’t wait to return.
We were a party of 17 on a very busy Sunday yet the quality of food and service were still great.
Booked a table for 5 people to be sat at a table set for four people with 3 adults squashed into a booth seated area. Had to ask for fifth place setting. Burgers were tasteless and over cooked.
A fantastic meal and service again, thanks