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Balkenna Tea Room

€€ - €€€Cafe, British,
Girvan Road, Turnberry, Scotland
+44 1655 331692
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Overview
  • Excellent57%
  • Very good27%
  • Average9%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible3%
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Cafe, British, Scottish
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€€ - €€€
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Girvan Road, Turnberry, Scotland
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1 - 10 of 131 reviews

Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Dropped in for lunch on the passing, home made fare such as the chicken and ham pie or the cottage pie are fantastically tasty, the prices are very reasonable and the staff work away quietly but very efficiently. Definitely a must visit kind of place....More

1  Thank Neil M
walter s, Owner at Balkenna Tea Room, responded to this reviewResponded today

Thanks for your kind review Neil,hope to see you again

Reviewed 2 days ago

Have stopped here a couple of times getting off the ferry for a better breakfast lovely location looking out to Ailsa Craig. Its good but a little expensive

1  Thank BigAl1050
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Have visited this little tea Room on a few occasions recently and whilst I really enjoyed the all day breakfast I think they cut the black pudding with a razor. Come on Balkenna £7.99 for breakfast with see through Black Pudding ??????

Thank 186534John50
walter s, Owner at Balkenna Tea Room, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Dear 186534John50, Really pleased you enjoy our all day breakfast,will definitely check the black pudding portions

Reviewed 4 days ago

My sister and I were driving down the coast road around 2:30 in the afternoon, it was rainy, windy and cold. Tea sounded nice and as we came around a curve there was the Balkenna Tea Room. We stopped. My sis had a cappuccino and...More

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

Dear Belroseplace, Best treat your sis to some apple pie next time! sounds safer. Thank you for your lovely review.

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Stopped at Balkenna, 30 minutes after disembarking from the Belfast ferry back to Glasgow. Beautiful views over the coastline to Ailsa Craig, whilst sitting in a lovely little café. The service and food were excellent. There are lots of nice touches that enhance this Café,...More

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

Dear Allan S, Thank you so much for your lovely review,so pleased you enjoyed our tearoom.Hope to see you soon

Reviewed 5 weeks ago

My first visit and presently looking out at Alisa Craig. Just had a very tasty cooked breakfast. Will be back very soon. Catherine

1  Thank CACHE639
walter s, Owner at Balkenna Tea Room, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Dear Catherine, Really pleased to hear you enjoyed your breakfast,thank you for your review,and we look forward to next time

Reviewed 14 May 2018

Really nice place to stop for a break, on the main road Girvan / Ayr. Plenty parking, some outside seats if weather allows. Tables inside nice and clean, decent choice off the menu and local suppliers promoted which is always good to see. Choice of...More

1  Thank Gonelocal
walter s, Owner at Balkenna Tea Room, responded to this reviewResponded 15 May 2018

Dear Gonelocal, Thank you for your review, and recommendation hope to serve you again soon.

Reviewed 13 May 2018 via mobile

Stopped here for a cup of tea on our first visit. We stopped again a few days later to eat, great decision as the food was lovely. Service was very good and when our meals came out oh my goodness a plate full. Very well...More

1  Thank Linda H
walter s, Owner at Balkenna Tea Room, responded to this reviewResponded 15 May 2018

Thanks for your lovely review Linda,hope to see you again soon!

Reviewed 25 April 2018 via mobile

Stopped here once a few years back, can’t go by without stopping for food. Homemade food and very friendly staff. Always get an amazing lunch here on way to visit brother and way home again. Stop and try for yourself you will not be disappointed

Thank Pamela G
walter s, Owner at Balkenna Tea Room, responded to this reviewResponded 27 April 2018

Dear Pamela, Thank you for your kind review.really pleased we made your visit a pleasant one ,hope to see you again in the future

Reviewed 8 April 2018 via mobile

My husband & I always go to the Balkenna every time we go to Scotland (Ayrshire). 100% satisfaction again. Well done to Debbie. The 3 occasions we visited over Easter, the Balkenna was extremely busy & Debbie was run off her feet, but still got...More

1  Thank anseanel
walter s, Owner at Balkenna Tea Room, responded to this reviewResponded 9 April 2018

Dear Anseanel, Thanks for your wonderful review ,we look forward to meeting you and your husband next time you are visiting Scotland

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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
Cafe, British, Scottish
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Free Wifi
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, View
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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