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Stage Door Cafe at the Gaiety

) #8 of 126 Restaurants in Ayr €€ - €€€ European, British, Soups
12 Carrick Street, Ayr KA7 1NU, Scotland
+44 1292 280444
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  • Excellent71%
  • Very good18%
  • Average5%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible3%
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“scallops” (24 reviews)
“black pudding” (15 reviews)
“hash browns” (8 reviews)
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European, British, Soups, Scottish, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
€€ - €€€
12 Carrick Street, Ayr KA7 1NU, Scotland
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Once we found it, we've been returning to this lovely little cafe restaurant quite a lot over the past 2 years. Therefore, it's been on my list of 'definitely return'. But, due to the last 2 visits over past few weeks, it's been moved to...More

Thank mamabearwithkids
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We nipped in for a light lunch and a coffee. Service was great, really enjoyed the chicken tempura but the highlight was the sticky toffee pudding sundae.

Thank douglas b
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Went for a meal on Sunday 4th June just after 5 pm,was shown to the table ,went to sit down and was shocked at the state of the seats ,they were cream seats with lots of dark stains on them not just my chair ,I...More

Thank Angela R
StageDoor88, General Manager at Stage Door Cafe at the Gaiety, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hi Angela, The cleanliness of our chairs is an ongoing chore & cost to the business, All of our chairs were deep cleaned professionally last night 6th June that's over 64 chairs at £5 a chair on almost a 5 weekly basis so you can...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Went on Friday night it was really quite and no atmosphere, menu was ok got the haddock which was a good sized portion, lager was flat and didn't taste nice. Unfortunately I won't be visiting again as there are better restaurants nearby

Thank Douglas C
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Have no idea how this place has had so many positive reviews. This was recommended by a friend that swears by the place and based on their opinion we decided to go. Firstly, the decor is a bit meh they have their box office in...More

Thank MSK888
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

What a great atmosphere and good food you won't be disappointed with this place. If you are in Ayrshire you must give this place a try menu reasonable priced will ve back again

Thank Purplej J
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Excellent coffee - much better than local chain coffee shops. Friendly attentive service. Pleasant surroundings and centrally located.

Thank goldngreen
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Based on our experience the other evening I do not understand the negative reviews; our meal was first class and there was nothing to criticize. Each plate was beautifully cooked and presented, and everything was delicious. The chef really deserves praise for this. The waiting...More

Thank SamnBess
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Have eaten here a few times but not lately as I feel the quality has dropped. This café was always really nice to eat in but they changed the menu and the last time I was in with my brother , who is vegetarian. After...More

Thank lindatruesdale
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

been many times for lunch with friends and its always a pleasure to go, foods great so is the coffee, great service great place, would definately reccomend it

Thank happytraveller166
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Sunday opening times
21 December 2014|
Response from StageDoor88 | Property representative |
10am - 8.30pm
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$5 - US$25
Breakfast, Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Business meetings, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Groups, Child-friendly
Open Hours
10:00 - 20:45
10:00 - 20:45
10:00 - 20:45
10:00 - 20:45
10:00 - 20:45
10:00 - 21:15
10:00 - 21:15
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 12 Carrick Street, Ayr KA7 1NU, Scotland
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Scotland  >  Ayrshire  >  South Ayrshire  >  Ayr
  • Phone Number: +44 1292 280444
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We serve Breakfast from 10am - 12pm

We have a 2 course for £10 Lunch menu

We cater for GLUTEN FREE and offer dishes such as Tempura, Battered fish & Sticky toffee pudding for gluten free
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