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Loudoun Hill Inn

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Strathaven Road, Darvel KA17 0LY, Scotland
+44 1560 322344
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9:30 am - 8:00 pm
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Sun 9:30 am - 5:00 pm
Wed - Thu 9:30 am - 5:00 pm
Fri - Sat 9:30 am - 8:00 pm
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Accrington
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31 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Called in on our way to Kilmarnock the other day, four of us ate late lunch for under a tenner a head. The fresh food was cooked and served to perfection with a great selection to choose from the menu. 100% recommended if you are in the area.

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Thank Gerry H
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Just as you are getting the speed up on the A 71 near London Hill you would do yourself a favour slowing down and visiting this place. Plenty of parking, a lovely host and good grub makes this a wee gem. The inside is beautiful.

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Thank Ian C
Scotland
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17 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This Inn is in a really handy position on the A71 between Strathaven & Ayrshire. It has great parking facilities. Well worth a visit for the freshly prepared food. Toilets lovely and clean. Rooms overlooking Loudoun Hill a famous Covenantors battleground.

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Thank magscot
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14 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Ate a lovely steak meal here tonight. Very quiet, but this restaurant deserves local support. Lovely food, a great warm coal fire and a nice chat with the owner. Nice night.

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Thank allisonmcculloch
kilmarnock
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45 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 4, 2017 via mobile

My husband and I went for a late lunch just before Christmas thinking we were going to the main pub....but no its a little annexe built on at the side housing a gallery. It was warm and welcoming as it was cold outside but getting to it was a different matter as it was pitch black round the back. Seated... More 

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1 Thank Julie W
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11 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 13, 2016 via mobile

Lovely steak dinner at the loudounhill Inn on Saturday 12 th November. Great deal 10 Oz sirloin and all the trimming. And a choice of 3 home made soups. I had minestrone, lovely and my husband lentil. Lovely place. Will definitely be back.

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Thank Scania111
United Kingdom
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 12, 2016

said it was open but it was not , no saturday lunch again, signs said it had reopened - so did the internet it was a long cycle for heehaw

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3 Thank keith q
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9 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 13, 2016 via mobile

Absolutely fantastic ! What can I say ! A lovely warm welcome when shown to our seats , lovely atmosphere and great views of Louden Hill . Food is superb and very reasonably priced . Children are more than welcome . They even do an early morning breakfast which looked great ! Definitely be returning soon.

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1 Thank Stayer1973
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 27, 2016 via mobile

We stayed at the Loudon Hill Inn while flying at Strathaven balloon festival, the room was well presented to a high standard and comfortable, the staff were very friendly and the food was cooked to perfection by Dan.

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Thank Greenflyboy
Durham, United Kingdom
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88 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 95 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 14, 2016 via mobile

Booked deluxe room on Booking.com. Room is clean, as you would expect, but verging on basic rather than deluxe. No blackout linings on curtains, extension cable to tea/coffee tray goes more than half way up the wall. No bar and restaurant closed Monday's and Tuesday. Wee bit remote location, so if you expect to enjoy alternatives you need to drive... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$37
Cuisine
British
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Parking Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Free Off-Street Parking, Wine and Beer, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Families with children, Special occasions, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Romantic, Large groups
Open Hours
Sunday
9:30 am - 5:00 pm
Wednesday
9:30 am - 5:00 pm
Thursday
9:30 am - 5:00 pm
Friday
9:30 am - 8:00 pm
Saturday
9:30 am - 8:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Strathaven Road, Darvel KA17 0LY, Scotland
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Scotland  >  Ayrshire  >  East Ayrshire  >  Darvel
  • Phone Number: +44 1560 322344
Description
The Loudoun Hill Inn was established in 1869, and is situated opposite the famous Loudoun Hill which sits at the top of the Irvine Valley in East Ayrshire, Scotland. The Business is now re-opened and under new owners Danny and Christine. We are open Wednesday to Sunday, everyone welcome. We have a newly refurbished B&B, restaurant, beer garden and fully stocked bar.

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