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17 main street | monkton, Prestwick, Scotland
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  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3 of 5 stars
Consistently good food

We've been to The Wheatsheaf Inn on a number of occasions and there's only been 1 disappointment but to be fair they took my dish off the bill after they noticed I didn't eat it because the chicken had a few big veins running through it (obviously not their fault) so all in all I can't complain at... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed September 4, 2012
Ron_Burgundy10
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Ayr, United Kingdom
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5 reviews 5 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2014

Lacked atmosphere food on buffet not very appetizing service was attentive. I would say this restaurant knows its market and caters for that well.

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Prestwick, United Kingdom
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11 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2014

Have visited this restaurant on many occasions over last 10 years, but since the original owner retired I don't think the service, surroundings or prices for what you get is up to that much now. Went recently for a meal with husband and our order was scarce to say the least and the price was over the top for what... More 

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kilmarnock ayrshire Scotland
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16 reviews 16 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2013

Exellent meal, good service, clean and tidy premises, no complaints at all, good prices. Will go back, next time in town. wes

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Scotland
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23 reviews 23 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 5, 2012

Mushroom soup to die for! We've been to this restaurant several times and the standard of food is consistently high.

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Ayr, United Kingdom
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8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2012

We've been to The Wheatsheaf Inn on a number of occasions and there's only been 1 disappointment but to be fair they took my dish off the bill after they noticed I didn't eat it because the chicken had a few big veins running through it (obviously not their fault) so all in all I can't complain at all. Our... More 

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Scotland
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36 reviews 36 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2012

It's really not too bad. A bit cold in winter but not the worst.

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Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
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20 reviews 20 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2012

Not A Bad Little Place. Nice Food, The Place Needs An Update. The Reviews Are Mixed On Here. Its One Of Those Places You Like Or You Dont.

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London, United Kingdom
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323 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2012

A slow service indeed. Lots of hype about this place. God knows why? As the food was average and the service slow. Poor range of wines.

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Ayrshire
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26 restaurant reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 6, 2012

Good hearty fayre, in a nice comfortable country restaurant.

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scotland
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14 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 12, 2012

We were on our way to Turnberry Hotel for an overnight and stopped at this Inn for lunch.What a find.We all had soup and a sandwich.The soup was Cullen Skink...beautiful.The price for 4 was great as was the service.Please visit this Inn if you are in this area.

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  • Address: 17 main street | monkton, Prestwick, Scotland
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Scotland  >  Ayrshire  >  South Ayrshire  >  Prestwick

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  • Cuisine: Scottish

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