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Dan McKay's

) #10 of 30 Restaurants in Troon €€ - €€€ , British,
69 Portland Street, Troon KA10 6QU, Scotland
+44 1292 737372
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  • Excellent64%
  • Very good27%
  • Average4%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible3%
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Bar, British, Pub, Scottish, Vegetarian Friendly
€€ - €€€
69 Portland Street, Troon KA10 6QU, Scotland
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1 - 10 of 85 reviews

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We went here after a round of golf looking for some ales and some good food, and we were very impressed. James, Denise and team are very friendly and helpful as are the other members at the bar. The variety and quality made us revisit...More

Thank tsrini11
Reviewed 14 May 2017

Can't believe I haven't reviewed McKay's yet. Brilliant local pub where you will always get a warm welcome from James, Denise and staff. Fabulous beer garden which you are hard pushed to get a seat in the summer. Real ale on tap which is always...More

Thank Karen M
Reviewed 7 May 2017 via mobile

We visited Troon on a sunny Saturday afternoon, we had no idea where to eat and came across this pub by chance. It has a massive beer garden that looked great unfortunately it was full as we visited late afternoon. No problem getting a table...More

Thank stephanie674
Reviewed 7 April 2017 via mobile

Just left mckays what a lovely friendly place. Steak pie and Scampi absolutely delicious .. will definitely be back .. waiter was so lovely sitting us down and bringing us drinks over .. with a nice welcoming chat .. brilliant customer services .. hope your...More

Thank ruggiechick
Reviewed 21 March 2017 via mobile

Great local pub. James & Denise always ensure you get a warm welcome. Good choice of beers and always a couple of real ales available. Well priced food served with a smile. No hesitation in recommending best pub in Troon.

Thank Peter M
Reviewed 15 February 2017

Came on 14th february had, dinner steak ale pie with chips wife had chicken food average pub grub , The welcome from the man in charge exceptional very friendly welcome to troon , Very pleasant indeed.

1  Thank spartcus
Reviewed 17 January 2017 via mobile

One of the best run pubs around, great ales kept in the best of conditions, lovely staff , and superb food, well worth a visit

1  Thank gordy1958
Reviewed 22 December 2016

Visit regularly during good weather, as McKays has a great beer garden which is also dog friendly. We decided to try the Steak Night, which on paper looks really good value. However, on a busy December evening the kitchen obviously struggled to get the orders...More

Thank Edbit
Reviewed 7 December 2016

Had a lovely lunch macaroni was to die for not to busy but people who were there were very friendly. Service was good owner was very helpful and made us feel very welcome. First time I've been here and will definetly go back

Thank Eleanor G
Reviewed 7 November 2016

Went for late lunch the other day and have to say we thoroughly enjoyed it. The breaded chicken goujons were a nice change from the tempura batter ones sold everywhere! The steak pie was tasty and the haddock was great. Would recommend and will return.

Thank 001Amanda
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Maureen M
I cannot take anything dairy - milk, cheese, cream, yogurt..anything. Can you suggest something from your menu I could try?
1 April 2017|
Response from James W | Property representative |
Hi, sorry I have taken a short time to reply. I have spoken to the head chef today, we have salads, we have chicken tempura, scampi, haddock. On arrival please let a member of staff know your requirements and between us all... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Bar, British, Pub, Scottish, Vegetarian Friendly
Lunch, Dinner, Drinks
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Groups, Bar Scene, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 69 Portland Street, Troon KA10 6QU, Scotland
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Scotland  >  Ayrshire  >  South Ayrshire  >  Troon
  • Phone Number: +44 1292 737372
A family owned public house in a seaside town centre, a welcoming friendly atmosphere offering a good range of food and drinks. Beer garden with a 125 seating capacity for those summer months.
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