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The Basement Coffee House - CLOSED

13 Old Bridge Street, Ayr KA7 1QA, Scotland
+44 1292 284525
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  • Excellent82%
  • Very good14%
  • Average2%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible2%
May 13, 2014
“It's closed”
Oct 22, 2013
“My favourite place”
Restaurant Hours Closed
Cafe, American, British, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
13 Old Bridge Street, Ayr KA7 1QA, Scotland
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1 - 10 of 47 reviews

Reviewed May 13, 2014

Had a brilliant reputation for food and live music and had been voted a top UK small venue. I went along and found it was closed (and up for sale) which is a real shame. I hope someone with the same kind of passion takes...More

Thank Purple C
Reviewed October 22, 2013

Wonderful staff, a chilled out relaxed vibe and the best food in the town. Fresh made on the premises, a joy

Thank Scottd81
Reviewed September 25, 2013

Was very happy to find this amazing place while wandering around Ayr looking for somewhere for lunch. Food was fantastic - I had haloumi salad which was superb. Very friendly staff and great service. Wouldn't hesitate to recommend to all.

Thank landmoz
Reviewed September 7, 2013

I first found out about this cafe thanks to a write up on the Ayrshire post a few months ago, about them winning Best Scottish Small Venue. I kept meaning to go in to check out one of their music nights but never really found...More

Thank Caross54
Reviewed September 3, 2013 via mobile

(Beware the address on trip advisor is wrong, trip advisor won't change it, instead try searching for the name of the cafe in google etc. and you'll get an accurate address) BECAUSE IT'S WORTH IT. It's a trendy little place that you get an a...More

Thank Chendi
Reviewed August 31, 2013 via mobile

One of Ayr's hidden treasures! Fantastic food and really friendly warm staff. Made my partners birthday breakfast a great start to his day. Will definitely be returning. Great value for money too.

Thank Amanda G
Reviewed August 5, 2013

This place is lovely and always really welcoming can't recommend it highly enough, in an era of Starbucks and costa coffees this place always has a warm, personal and comfortable feel that the big chains lack....... There is a small patio area too so on...More

Thank Mooster21
Reviewed July 4, 2013

This is a nice place for late breakfast, lunch or a coffee. Food is good and reasonably priced. Some good vegetarian options. Bands play some nights. But maybe get a sign outside.

Thank Colinnclark
Reviewed June 29, 2013

Not an easy place to find as trip advisor map shows it on wrong side of the river. But great coffee when we found it would definitely return there and the food looked good.

Thank grasswidow
Reviewed June 14, 2013

I have visited this little gem of a place on several occasions now and every time I am greeted by friendly, chatty staff and even other customers at times! It's just a fantastic little place relax or even get some work done on the laptop....More

Thank Tailsy83
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Restaurant Details

Average prices
$3 - $24
Good for
Business meetings
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 13 Old Bridge Street, Ayr KA7 1QA, Scotland
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Scotland  >  Ayrshire  >  South Ayrshire  >  Ayr
  • Phone Number: +44 1292 284525
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