The Waterfront

Waterfront Ayr, South Harbour Street, Ayr, United Kingdom, KA7 1HZ
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Opening Hours

We are open 7 days a week.

Cakes & Pastries 10am-5pm

Lunch 12pm - 2.30pm (5pm Sat / Sun)

Afternoon Menu 12pm - 5pm

Dinner 5pm - 10pm

Facilities
  • Disabled Access
  • Free WiFi
  • Outside Seating Area
  • Families and Children Welcome

About The Waterfront

Welcome to the Waterfront Ayr!

The Waterfront Restaurant-Bar-Terrace is a stylish, stunning venue overlooking the River Ayr.
Offering a wide range of food and drinks in a relaxed, comfortable atmosphere.

Dress Code: Casual
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Visited On Friday, 06 September 2019

Loved it! Even when there was a slight mix up on the order it was managed efficiently and didn't distract from our experience. We are recommending you already!

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Visited On Saturday, 31 August 2019

Lovely food good service and value for money

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Visited On Saturday, 31 August 2019

Thoroughly enjoyed our meal and cocktails for date night here last night. Definitely be back

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Visited On Saturday, 31 August 2019

Excellent place. Food was Devine! Staff could have a bit more knowledge regard the fish and how to de -shell. Other that that staff were very helpful and kind. Very clean beautiful place.

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Visited On Wednesday, 28 August 2019

Food was excellent. Service was a little inattentive considering that there were only 6 guests in the restaurant/bar.

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Visited On Sunday, 25 August 2019

DINING ON SUNDAY 25 AUGUST. NO DRINK ON ARRIVAL OFFERED. LONGER THAN USUAL WAIT FOR COURSES BUT OUTSIDE AND RESTAURANT WAS BUSY. MY CHICKEN WAS DRY AND MY YORKSHIRE PUDDING COLD. AS USUAL A LACK OF A DECENT PORTION OF VEG WITH MAIN MEAL. MY HUSBANDS FISH AND CHIPS CAME WITH COLD AND SOGGY POTATO WEDGES, ALTHOUGH IT WAS ON THE MENU AS FISH AND CHIPS. WHEN HE MENTIONED IT AND REQUESTED ORDINARY CHIPS, THE WAITRESS SAID DO YOU WANT THE FROZEN CHIPS THEN. DISAPPOINTING.

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Visited On Sunday, 25 August 2019

I am never disappointed in the food or the professionalism of the staff....one of my favourite restaurants in Ayr👍

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Visited On Saturday, 17 August 2019

Good service, good selection on menu. Good views over river and choice of formal dining area if not using bar. Relaxed atmosphere. Recommend.

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Visited On Tuesday, 06 August 2019

Food great, atmosphere really friendly. Service great but a bit slow. May have been due to a function in the other room?? Highly recommend a visit..

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Visited On Saturday, 03 August 2019

Lovely evening thanks

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Visited On Sunday, 04 August 2019

Over priced starters and small portions Sunday lunch one roast potato cut in half. One slice of beef all fat.

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Visited On Saturday, 27 July 2019

Fantastic food and service....will delve back.

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Visited On Saturday, 27 July 2019

Very disappointed with this visit. After visiting previously and the whole family loving the seafood platters we decided to return. 2 platters were ordered & quality was extremely disappointing. The langoustines still had intestinal tract in them, the oysters had sand & grit in them, the crispy prawns were extremely greasy & soggy. When we highlighted to waitress she took one of the platters back to the kitchen where the chef advised that all had been prepared properly so the platter was returned to us. The manager was made aware of the issue however, never approached us to discuss. We were left having to ask for clean plates to eat what we could from platters. WE WILL NOT BE RETURNING & will be advising all friends & family of the same!!

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Visited On Saturday, 20 July 2019

Very good value for delicious food enjoyed by all. Excellent as always.

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Visited On Thursday, 18 July 2019

Lovely meal staff very nice .. altogether very good experience just quiet for Thursday . Very happy with food ! Beautiful

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Visited On Tuesday, 02 July 2019

Great setting. Excellent menu choice and delicious meals. Thoroughly enjoyed the evening.

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Visited On Sunday, 30 June 2019

The staff were nice and helpful but three order incorrect. Roast beef came in pink instead of brown despite being asked for preference by staff. Asked for two chocolate ice cream scoops and one vanilla scoop - got it the other way round. My wife's brie from cheeseboard was like a brick and returned. Should never have left kitchen. Despite all this it was just about ok. Did not tip. I like to tip as I used to work in the trade and appreciate how hard it is. Cheers

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Visited On Sunday, 30 June 2019

Was visiting Ayr with Family yesterday and we went to the Waterfront for dinner. There was 7 adults and 2 young children. The staff where amazing and made us feel very welcome and could not do enough for us. The food was freshly cooked and tasted fantastic. Great choice on the menu and not over priced. Highly recommend.

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Visited On Friday, 28 June 2019

The overall service I feel wasn't great to be honest. When myself and my partner arrived we advised we had a reservation and it looked to us as though the staff were not aware of the reservation I had made, and to be told "just sit at that booth at the back" whilst one of the waitresses pointed to a table at the back of the room I don't really find that acceptable service.... it would have been a lot nicer and better customer service to have been shown to our table. The drinks were good value and the cocktail my partner ordered they enjoyed it. The meal itself, we both ordered pan fried salmon with chilli noodles. The salmon was average but I expected the salmon to have crispy skin as it was pan fried? The sauce on the noodles tasted like it was out of a jar. We decided not to have a dessert as the main was not great. We asked for the bill and were then charged full price for the salmon when it was a promo every Friday night "Fishy Friday". We had to go to the bar and advise we had been overcharged for the meals which was rectified by one of the waitresses. Im not sure if it was just a bad night or something was wrong but the overall atmosphere, service and food was all quite poor and unfortunately we wont be returning and wont be recommending the Waterfront as we were both disappointed after reading the great reviews about it!

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Visited On Thursday, 27 June 2019

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Visited On Friday, 21 June 2019

The staff at The Waterfront were all friendly and helpful; the food was lovely and the meal was very good value for money.

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Visited On Sunday, 16 June 2019

Family thoroughly enjoyed their meal.

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Visited On Friday, 14 June 2019

Good pub grub. Our dog was made very welcome. Staff lovely and attentive without being obtrusive. Pretty good value for money with the 2 courses + drink menu for £14.95

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Visited On Sunday, 09 June 2019

Roast beef was very dried up, Yorkshire pudding and carrots and parsnips nice however the whole dish was not hot enough, but disappointing. Pudding was good.

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Visited On Saturday, 08 June 2019

Enjoyed a lovely meal here on Saturday, 2 courses and a cocktail for £15. Service and staff were excellent, also now a dog-friendly restaurant which is good to know!

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