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“Delicious food and brilliant value.” 4 of 5 stars
Review of Stage Door Cafe at the Gaiety

Stage Door Cafe at the Gaiety
12 Carrick Street, Ayr KA7 1NU, Scotland
+44 1292 280444
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Ranked #14 of 151 Restaurants in Ayr
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $6 - $30
Cuisines: Coffee Shop, Sandwiches, Vegetarian, Scottish
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Dining options: Breakfast, Late Night, Reservations
Description: We serve Breakfast from 10am - 12pm We have a 2 course for £10 Lunch menu We cater for GLUTEN FREE and offer dishes such as Tempura, Battered fish & Sticky toffee pudding for gluten free
Glasgow, United Kingdom
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14 reviews 14 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 5 cities Reviews in 5 cities
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
“Delicious food and brilliant value.”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2014

Visited here for lunch after hearing great things through word of mouth. We chose off the (extremely good value) lunchtime set menu and the portions were generous and food absolutely delicious-steak was cooked exactly how I asked for it. Staff were polite and friendly and the place looks great. It's just a pity it's housed in the dilapidated Gaiety building.

  • Visited June 2014
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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English first
Glasgow, United Kingdom
Senior Contributor
26 reviews 26 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 11 cities Reviews in 11 cities
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
“Can't wait to go back”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2014

Food was absolutely first class. Generous portions and a menu that will leave u trying to make a decision for ages! Outstanding, beautiful airy surroundings. Can't wait to go back even just for the goats cheese starter. Amazing! :-)

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Ayrshire, United Kingdom
2 reviews
Reviews in 2 cities Reviews in 2 cities
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
“Outstanding food”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2014

I always meant to review The Stage Door Cafe after my birthday last year but never got round to it better late than never :) my husband asked Chris to organise a surprise dinner to round off my 50th birthday last August and I have to say on behalf of me and my hubby it was one of if not the best meal we've ever had. Chris excelled and surprised us both with a six course dinner that was absolutely outstanding and we didn't know what he was making for us and we still talk about it to this day, washed down with a couple of bottles of wine it lasted around 3 hours and as much as we were full every course was mouthwatering and we couldn't not eat it, we were never rushed and the staff are so friendly and attentive especially Laura making sure every course we were happy with so much so we are regulars having tried breakfast, lunch, dinner and pre theatre dinner which we took 16 friends with us and all loved the food. We find it excellent value for what you pay.

  • Visited July 2014
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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“Tasty, large portions, good menu a winner !!”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2014

Really enjoyed my soup and sandwich here, my oh was planning our next visit before he finished his meal. Try the cooked breakfast

  • Visited June 2014
    • 3 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
    • 4 of 5 stars Food
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Ayr, United Kingdom
2 reviews
Reviews in 2 cities Reviews in 2 cities
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“Mouth watering - we will be back!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2014

Okay...we went to this restaurant, a tad wary, having heard a few negative reviews.

So glad that we didn't fully listen to the negativity and went and tried it for ourselves!

We just wanted a light lunch as were heading out for the day - so as much as we were tempted by the starters, and seeing other people's starters passing us by...drooling....we were glad we didn't as our main courses filled us right up! We would never had got to go shopping eating anything more!

Hubby ordered the burger and I ordered fish and chips ( so happy to find cod instead of just haddock on the menu!)

Our meals came, took about 20 minutes, but fresh, beautifully presented and totally delicious - worth waiting for a decent meal to be prepared!

The place was spotless as were the toilets...hate going to places and dreading the trip to the loos...no issues here!!

So - I suggest that you pop along and try this out for yourself. Our experience was really good, the service was great and the meal fab!!!!

:O)

  • Visited June 2014
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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