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Saffy's Cafe Bar & Brasserie

2 Dalblair Road, Ayr KA7 1UL, Scotland
+44 1292 288598
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Ranked #11 of 140 Restaurants in Ayr
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $8 - $41
Cuisines: Vegetarian, British, Bistro
Good for: Families with children, Romance, Doing business, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Entertaining clients, Dining on a budget
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night, Dessert
Restaurant details
Good for: Families with children, Romance, Doing business, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Entertaining clients, Dining on a budget
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night, Dessert
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  • English first
  • German first
  • Italian first
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English first
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5 reviews 5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2014 NEW

Went here last night after a recommendation from a friend. I haven't been here for 9 years but have always heard good things. The food was delicious, service was great and the atmosphere was perfect. Will certainly go back!

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Ayr, United Kingdom
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22 reviews 22 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 8, 2014

It's been a few years since we've been in Saffy's and had forgotten how tasty it was. Service was good and it's as cosy as ever. Definitely be back sooner this time! Top tip if your wanting a quiet table on a night the Gaiety has a performance - book slightly later to avoid the pre-theatre rush!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2014 via mobile

The lamb tagine was superb and a generous sized serve. As good as I've had anywhere. The staff were friendly. I'd recommend it to anyone looking for quality good in Ayr.

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Prestwick, United Kingdom
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15 reviews 15 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2014

We visited Saffys on Friday 15th August with friends. Plenty of options from both the usual menu and the specials. The food and service was excellent and the resteraunt itself has a good warming atmosphere aided by all staff.

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Brooksville, Florida
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29 reviews 29 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2014

Four of us are traveling Scotland on a golf trip and we really enjoyed our dinner. The service was excellent and we all had something different and each was nicely prepared. The restaurant is very small so I would suggest reservations. The only reason I gave it 4 instead of 5 stars is that it was extremely hot in the... More

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2014

Have dined here several times in the last couple of years always very impressed with the food, but today opted for the fish and chips and was disappointed that the chips were of the nasty frozen variety you'd expect in a school cafeteria, the fish was prepared to the usual high standard expected here but the nasty fries let the... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2014

The whole experience was phenomenal. From the stylish décor, to the friendly waiting staff and the delicious food. Within their first taste of their meal everyone at the table was expressing their delight. The food was flavoursome and filling, well presented and we all agreed that it was one of the best meals we have ever had. It was great... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2014

Staying at the mercure hotel for a few days popped in to saffys. Been before and the food is outstanding. This time it was even better and the service was brisk. Glad we booked as it was busy. The fish is to die for. Cant fault this family restaurant, , fresh food always.

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Ayr, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2014

love this place love the food, don't want to tell too many people about it as tables will be filling up fast once the word gets out just how good the food is, the menu is great cannot recommend this place enough

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2014

I was taken by a friend and had no idea where I was going. Imagined the worst because Ayr is very hit and miss as far as I'm concerned. So it was a very pleasant surprise to receive such a well-cooked tasty lunch. I was extremely impressed and will definitely be back soon. Friendly service too. Everything was fab.

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