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Balkenna Tea Room

€€ - €€€Cafe, British,
Girvan Road, Turnberry, Scotland
+44 1655 331692
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Overview
  • Excellent59%
  • Very good28%
  • Average7%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible3%
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“scones” (11 reviews)
“toasties” (7 reviews)
“jacket potato” (3 reviews)
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CUISINES
Cafe, British, Scottish, Vegetarian Friendly
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€€ - €€€
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LOCATION
Girvan Road, Turnberry, Scotland
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1 - 10 of 154 reviews

Reviewed 31 October 2018

Good food, homemade, well priced and good service. It was a good visit and we would recommend it, especially with the views

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank NatCart73
walter s, Owner at Balkenna Tea Room, responded to this reviewResponded 2 November 2018

Hi, NatCart73, Thanks so much for your kind review, hope to see you again in the future,

Reviewed 17 October 2018

Lovely tearoom with coastal views. Friendly staff, good selection of food on the menu at a reasonable priced

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank lindypop2003
walter s, Owner at Balkenna Tea Room, responded to this reviewResponded 28 October 2018

Dear Lindypop, Glad you enjoyed your visit

Reviewed 17 October 2018 via mobile

This is a pleasant tea room / cafe with great views over to Ailsa Craig and Arran. The lunch was enjoyable without being great and was ok value for money.

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Petemcgaw
walter s, Owner at Balkenna Tea Room, responded to this reviewResponded 28 October 2018

Dear, Petemcgaw, Thank you for your kind review

Reviewed 12 October 2018 via mobile

Having just passed Trump's OTT golf complex it was nice to find an unpretentious cafe in a nice location and with easy parking. The service was rather slow and the cappuccino an old fashioned one that was milky and frothy - not to my taste...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank Bartonbears
Reviewed 1 October 2018

Been here before and will be happy to go back again. We stopped for a light lunch and had the most delicious toastie and apple pie. We had a table by the window and the view is just lovely. The staff were great. I can...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank Anne56London
walter s, Owner at Balkenna Tea Room, responded to this reviewResponded 5 October 2018

Hi,Anne, thank you so much for your lovely review,see you next time your passing

Reviewed 24 September 2018

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

Date of visit: September 2018
1  Thank anon111112018
walter s, Owner at Balkenna Tea Room, responded to this reviewResponded 26 September 2018

Dear anon111112018, Pleased to be able to help you and your sister,especially your Mum

Reviewed 21 September 2018 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.

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank Doune369
walter s, Owner at Balkenna Tea Room, responded to this reviewResponded 22 September 2018

Dear Doune369 Thank you for your kind review

Reviewed 18 September 2018

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

Date of visit: September 2018
1  Thank Malani123
walter s, Owner at Balkenna Tea Room, responded to this reviewResponded 20 September 2018

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

Reviewed 14 September 2018

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

Date of visit: September 2018
1  Thank ColinMargaret
walter s, Owner at Balkenna Tea Room, responded to this reviewResponded 15 September 2018

Dear ColinMargaret, really pleased you enjoyed your visit

Reviewed 7 September 2018

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

Date of visit: September 2018
1  Thank suetordoff
walter s, Owner at Balkenna Tea Room, responded to this reviewResponded 9 September 2018

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

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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, Brunch, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Free Wifi, Parking Available
Good for
View, Child-friendly, Kids, Local cuisine
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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