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7 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 July 2016

The restaurant called McChristies and is is separate from the pub and rooms and had a lovely atmosphere. The restaurant got busy as the night went on. We were well looked after by Esther and the other members of staff. The menu has many different items to choose from and was very good.

Thank Tim W
Dundee, Scotland, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
Reviewed 12 July 2016

Stayed here for a few days, room quite spacious and cleaned every day, en suite room, staff pleasant and free parking at the back. However room smelled of stale smoke, you could hear the noise from the pub directly underneath until late at night and wifi did not work in the bedroom.

Thank Becky S
Glasgow, United Kingdom
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22 reviews
9 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 May 2016

I recently visited McChristies Well with my partner on a busy Saturday night. While all the staff were very pleasant, the wait for both drinks and food was long. I appreciate they are busy, but the majority of people would have booked, so this must give them an indication of how many staff they should have on? While our food... More 

Thank donnam1985
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7 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 February 2016

Visited this restaurant for the first time a few days ago, staff could not be more helpful, especially Chris, who provided first class service at all times and made us feel extremely welcome, valued customers, this was our first visit and certainly won't be our last, have recommended McChristies to all our friends & family who have not had the... More 

Thank gran17
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Reviewed 20 February 2015

I recently had a meal at McChristies Well and I enjoyed my meals but the service was TERRIBLE! The first two meals were fine but then they took about 30 minutes to clear our table then another 30mins to allow us to order a dessert and it didn't come until 20mins later I was really disappointed! Also they make us... More 

Thank h3a1h3r
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14 reviews
6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 May 2014 via mobile

I've been in this restaurant a couple of times and each time I'm completely satisfied, really nice food and good service... I did not stay at any time as I live fairly local to the establishment, but if you want good food and good value I heartily advise a wee look in!

1 Thank Twixer1
Kilmarnock, United Kingdom
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13 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 April 2014

just visited M'Christies for a meal. the meal was excellent, reasonably priced for a 3 course accompanied with coffee. excellent staff. quickly served. had lasange with salad and chips well worth it would visit again .

1 Thank sarah3107
Kilmarnock, United Kingdom
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64 reviews
15 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 February 2014

Went last night had set menu £11.95. Excellent value, food lovely drink reasonable. Restaurant was very busy always a good sign. However we were served very quickly. I had late and fish and chips, my wife had chicken kebabs and salmon bake. Tea and coffee is included in the deal.

Thank Duncy
Irvine, United Kingdom
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312 reviews
47 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 127 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 December 2013

We went to McChristies the other night for a family meal as its local and my parents had been a few days earlier and said their £7.95 two course menu was superb value. There was a large group of us due to visit so we decided to book and were perplexed to be told that we would all have to... More 

Thank Mark T
Kilmarnock, United Kingdom
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24 reviews
14 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
Reviewed 31 July 2013

We went on a Tues evening and ordered off the set menu £10.95.Everyone really enjoyed their meals and it is of a high quality. There was also a good choice on the menus as well. If I was really critical I would say that the chips would be better home made. I will be eating here again as the value... More 

Thank bruggsuk

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Address: Kilmarnock Rd | Crosshouse, Kilmarnock KA2 0HA, Scotland
Region: United Kingdom > Scotland > Ayrshire > East Ayrshire > Kilmarnock
Number of rooms: 7
Also Known As:
The Portland Arms Kilmarnock, Scotland
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“Nice restaurant hopefully £7.95 menu will return”
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