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Stage Door Cafe at the Gaiety

12 Carrick Street, Ayr KA7 1NU, Scotland
+44 1292 280444
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  • Excellent71%
  • Very good18%
  • Average5%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible2%
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Open Now
10:00 AM - 9:15 PM Hours
European, British, Soups, Scottish, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
12 Carrick Street, Ayr KA7 1NU, Scotland
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

I visited the Stage Door Cafe at the Gaiety yesterday for a pre theatre meal as part of my grandmother’s 80th birthday celebrations. I cannot recommend this restaurant highly enough. The staff were welcoming and attentive to our table despite it being a very busy...More

Thank Nic2304
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Popped in for a late lunch 2 .30pm and was given a pre theatre menu. Asked if there was only certain menu available at certain times and was told yes. Was disappointed with some of what was in offer as my favourite dishes were not...More

Thank Ryan K
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Been here many times.Managed to get last minute lunch table. Chose from a-la-carte menu as only needing one course and we both had superb food. I chose the halibut which was perfectly cooked and beautifully presented and my husband had the scampi. Somehow the quality...More

Thank Marjorie M
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Excellent service from well trained, attentive staff. Especially pleased with the high quality of the Gluten-Free food. It was such a relief to find a place where staff know what they are doing and are confident to handle your order so effectively! FULL MARKS, not...More

Thank JockWelsh
Reviewed September 11, 2018 via mobile

Been told this restaurant is good and never been, so attending the theatre at night, we decided to give it a try. The main menu wasn’t being served, and, in its place, was a pre Theatre menu. Now my perception of a pre-Theatre menu is...More

3  Thank Sonny1965
Reviewed August 29, 2018 via mobile

Visited Stage door on a good few occasions and food always quality , well presented and enjoyable . Also portion size provides great value for money . Add to this the friendly pleasant staff and it’s always worth a visit .

Thank pepe7alex
Reviewed August 21, 2018 via mobile

Quick, friendly service. I have 3 vegetarian kids, who were all happy with their food options from the kids menu. Had a very nice flavoursome soup and a beautiful and tasty vegetarian main with plenty of good options. Meat eaters also enjoyed their meals.

Thank Fetastic
Reviewed August 18, 2018

We had dinner here last week and it was by far the best meal we have had for a long time. The service and ambience were perfect and the food was absolutely delicious with an inventive, interesting menu beautifully presented and cooked to perfection. This...More

Thank Weebee07
Reviewed July 30, 2018

Having read and been shocked by an earlier review I felt I had to give positive feedback. We had such a wonderful evening meal last Monday night we ended up returning for a lunch and another evening dinner whilst on holiday in Ayr. We both...More

2  Thank Dorothy171
Reviewed July 14, 2018 via mobile

Went for dinner last Saturday 5ish service not the best either but biggest complaint was my dinner pate nice salad no dressing if there was couldn’t taste very dry salad oatcakes were the smallest I have ever seen 3 then came my main lasagne full...More

Thank Jacqueline B
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$5 - $26
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Families with children, Kids, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Large groups
Open Hours
10:00 AM - 8:45 PM
10:00 AM - 8:45 PM
10:00 AM - 8:45 PM
10:00 AM - 8:45 PM
10:00 AM - 8:45 PM
10:00 AM - 9:15 PM
10:00 AM - 9:15 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 12 Carrick Street, Ayr KA7 1NU, Scotland
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Scotland  >  Ayrshire  >  South Ayrshire  >  Ayr
  • Phone Number: +44 1292 280444
  • E-mail
We serve Breakfast from 10am - 12pm We have a 2 /3 Course Menu available all day, Fantastic Pre Theatre deals. We also cater for Gluten Free & Vegetarians.
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