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Balkenna Tea Room

€€ - €€€Cafe, British,
Girvan Road, Turnberry, Scotland
+44 1655 331692
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  • Excellent60%
  • Very good27%
  • Average7%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible3%
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CUISINES
Cafe, British, Scottish, Vegetarian Friendly
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Girvan Road, Turnberry, Scotland
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Reviewed yesterday

The staff here went out of their way to help us when we arrived during Storm Ali. Wind gusting at 85 mph and my sister and myself trying to get my Mum out of the car. Mum is 88 years old and frail. Great coffee

1  Thank anon111112018
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Great place to stop off on the way to Cairnryan to catch the ferry. Sit and look out to Ailsa Craig. Good coffee & snacks. There is a good menu and reasonably priced.

Thank Doune369
walter s, Owner at Balkenna Tea Room, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Dear Doune369 Thank you for your kind review

Reviewed 1 week ago

Ready for a tea break we stopped at this little café. Glad we did. The staff were very friendly and the place was spotless. It was quite busy but that's a good sign. There is a varied menu but we just had toasted tea cakes...More

1  Thank Malani123
walter s, Owner at Balkenna Tea Room, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Dear Malani123, Thanks very much for your kind review,hope to see you again soon

Reviewed 1 week ago

Excellent food, lovely views despite the weather, and great service by Debbie and Donna, will be back.

1  Thank ColinMargaret
walter s, Owner at Balkenna Tea Room, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Dear ColinMargaret, really pleased you enjoyed your visit

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Visited this afternoon 7th sept staff very plesent had steak pie which was very tasty with plenty of steak also fish and chips they didn’t hold back on the chips and peas generous portions would highly recommend this gem of a tea room

1  Thank suetordoff
walter s, Owner at Balkenna Tea Room, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Dear Suetordoff, Really pleased you enjoyed our service and food, thank you for your review

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

You would struggle to get better views than this location. The food is prepared fresh and the menu is extensive. Service was slightly slow (initial contact) but that was due to the tearoom being very busy. The only complaint is that the chicken and rice...More

1  Thank Thomas M
walter s, Owner at Balkenna Tea Room, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Hi Thomas M, Thank you for your review,will be pleased to serve you again next time you are passing

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We had breakfast here once, and went back for lunch, very friendly staff, and well made fresh food, nice views of the sea while eating your food

1  Thank Lilies68
walter s, Owner at Balkenna Tea Room, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Dear Lilies, Thank you for your kind review

Reviewed 19 August 2018

We travel from Ireland to Scotland by ferry and have often seen this cafe but did not stop there until recently. We shall certainly be making this a must stop in future. The food was lovely and the staff were so warm and friendly. They...More

1  Thank Jane M
walter s, Owner at Balkenna Tea Room, responded to this reviewResponded 20 August 2018

Dear Jane, thank you for your review, see you next time you pop in

Reviewed 6 August 2018

Such a lovely place to stop to get something to eat the staff are great so friendly and helpful the views are to die for. Food always cooked fresh and is lovely. It does have disabled way to get in but not got a disabled...More

1  Thank Alison N
walter s, Owner at Balkenna Tea Room, responded to this reviewResponded 9 August 2018

Thanks Alison For your kind review,so pleased you enjoyed your visit

Reviewed 6 August 2018 via mobile

See the tearooms while on the way to catch the ferry over too Ireland for work. Room to park the lorry so stopped off. Misplaced order either my fault or the waitress but soon rectified and spot on. Little pricy but pay for what you...More

1  Thank Leigh C
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Gordon C
17 December 2017|
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Response from walter s | Property representative |
opening hours in winter months are 10am to 3 pm till aprox. mid febuary from then 9am till 5pm summer months
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Cuisine
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Free Wifi
Good for
Local cuisine, Child-friendly, View, Kids
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Girvan Road, Turnberry, Scotland
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Scotland  >  Ayrshire  >  South Ayrshire  >  Turnberry
  • Phone Number: +44 1655 331692
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