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The Waterside Bar & Restaurant

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Tasty pub grub,efficient service, nice ambience

The food was tasty, good choices in the money, slightly unusual for a Scottish pub,worth a visit... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Glasgow, United Kingdom
via mobile
Very pleasant meal.

Six of us dropped in recently for a birthday meal. My girlfriend and I split the baked... read more

Reviewed July 22, 2018
Strathaven, United Kingdom
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31 Waterside Street, Strathaven ML10 6AW, Scotland
+44 1357 529000
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All reviews fish and chips great service burger no complaints high standard lovely meal pre theatre a la carte staff were friendly pleasant surroundings look forward waterside bar a nice touch lunch menu children's menu well worth a visit food
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The food was tasty, good choices in the money, slightly unusual for a Scottish pub,worth a visit. Staff were efficient and attentive. Fixed price 2 course menu is specially good value for money. Nice ambience and not over crowded. Vijay & EunIce

1  Thank FellowTraveler673022
Reviewed July 31, 2018

Food and service good as always and lovely atmosphere. The sun blushed tagliatelle with the chicken supreme delicious!

1  Thank Super-Jinty
Reviewed July 22, 2018

Six of us dropped in recently for a birthday meal. My girlfriend and I split the baked Camembert starter which was tasty but overpriced at more than £12. Our mains of the fish and chips were delicious, two huge chunks of perfect fillets in a...More

2  Thank Neil9877
Reviewed July 9, 2018 via mobile

Went again with my wife and son. Brilliant.! Great Twisted Thistle beer, great food and exceptional pizza !! Who knew !. Would recommend and if you like Pizza you will not be disappointed. Also the weather helps because it's a great beer garden.

1  Thank Mike F
Reviewed June 11, 2018 via mobile

Food standard, pleasant staff, great day out until we went back to car and got hit with a £60 fine, really disappointing as we were having a great day, no signs visible regarding parking, won’t be backMore

Thank Louise C
Chantelle M, Manager at The Waterside Bar & Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded June 15, 2018

Louise You had a great day out in our restaurant however have left us one star and have stated you won’t be back. You received a parking ticket on a public road. This has nothing to do with the restaurant. Your issue is with South...More

Reviewed April 11, 2018 via mobile

We stopped at the Waterside today for the first time , certainly not disappointed , the bar and restaurant was spotless , the service was excellent , meals was prompt after ordering . The presentation and standard of food was very high , and certainly...More

1  Thank Ally S
Reviewed March 22, 2018

We were three hours into a four hour drive and needed a stop for lunch. I remembered this place from a trip 10 years earlier so we returned. First, Strathaven is a pleasant place with free parking shortly after you turn off the A71. The...More

1  Thank prjandglj
Reviewed March 3, 2018

Excellent service and great food you must book as it is only a small place but well worth the visit.

2  Thank Martinwar
Reviewed February 24, 2018

Beautiful surroundings and pleasant attentive staff. The portions were small and overpriced with the exception of the fish and chips. I notice portion size mentioned in a fair few reviews but obviously not being taken on board by the restaurant. Vegetarian options are limited and...More

Thank jabbamax
Reviewed January 14, 2018

Three of us stopped in here while coming back from Dumfries. We didn't eat but sat outside and had a couple of drinks. The weather was quite nice and a beautiful view by the river and a park. Real nice setting. enjoyed it!!

1  Thank Bobby31225
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