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The Sorn Inn Restaurant

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35 Main Street, Sorn KA5 6HU, Scotland
+44 1290 551305
12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
6:00 pm - 12:00 am
Closed now
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Sun 12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Tue - Thu 6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Tue - Fri 12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
Fri 6:00 pm - 12:00 am
Sat 12:00 pm - 12:00 am
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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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41 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Returned to the Sorn Inn for dinner with family. The food was as good as I remember it. Everyone enjoyed their dishes. Steak was sublime and reasonably priced. The ham hock terrine starter was very tasty. We ordered wine, the quality of the wines is excellent for the price. I have paid lots more for wine that wasn't anywhere near... More 

Thank Shaken007
Level Contributor
4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We came across this fantastic pub on the River Ayr walk whilst staying in Auchinleck. The service was fantastic, the young waitress fussed over our dog bringing her treats and water.Made to feel very welcome by everyone. The steak was the best i have ever tasted.Highly recommended

Thank Ben J
Strathaven, United Kingdom
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11 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

On returning from work, my husband told me to get changed we were going out for a drive, en route through Sorn we stopped in at the Sorn Inn for dinner. The service was lovely and friendly, food was tasty and fresh, highly recommend if your through this way to pop in. Very nice 👍🏼

Thank Tracy D
Level Contributor
19 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed February 23, 2017

I've visited here maybe 7 times despite the fact its an hour drive from my home. It's always worth the trip, the steak is the best i've had. Starters, sides and desserts are always perfect too. The rest of the menu looks excellent but I don't think I could go there and pass up the steak. The wine and whisky... More 

Thank Lynnie L
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12 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed February 13, 2017 via mobile

We go to Sorn inn regularly as a family for a meal and the food is amazing. Nearly every single time I go I get a seasoned steak as I cannot go by it. I don't take a steak anywhere else because nowhere compares to Sorn inn! The sweets are a delight too and they always have a selection of... More 

Thank Katie H
Ayr, United Kingdom
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25 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed December 31, 2016

This is a popular local restaurant and although popular, doesn't always require advanced booking. The food is excellent with adequate choice for most. It's a cosy place with a nice atmosphere and suits couples or larger groups.

Thank Diggerdawg
Whitburn, United Kingdom
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22 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
Reviewed December 15, 2016

My husband and I had lunch here today and really enjoyed it. My husband had the burger with black pudding and fried egg, and I had the steak pie. Everything was absolutely delicious, and the quality of the ingredients was evident. The service was also very good. Why not a 5? Because the pastry on my steak pie hadn't been... More 

Thank Patricia W
Alloway, United Kingdom
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18 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed November 17, 2016

Visited here as guests of pals who had been previously. Since this was a celebration treat, they had set out to select well & it showed. From starters through mains to desserts the quality & distinctive choices of the food shone through. Food obviously prepared from scratch with none of the usual "Brake" meal signs. Will go back again

Thank Bryce W
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9 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed November 3, 2016

Great meal, celebrating my wedding anniversary, couldn't fault it, terrific meal, well done to the chef, waiting staff lovely. recommend to anyone for a great meal.

Thank AlisonDon
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed October 14, 2016 via mobile

Superb meal, double new yorker ribeye cooked to perfection. Dessert of affogato fantastic with freshly made donuts. Cherry delice was 'to die for' Kids meal was homemade chicken goujons, not your usual kids frozen fast food that many restaurants now serve. Malbec was reasonably priced and very tasty. I regularly eat out and this has been my favourite place to... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$21 - $64
British, Scottish, Bar, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Large groups, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Families with children, Romantic
Open Hours
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
6:00 pm - 12:00 am
12:00 pm - 12:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 35 Main Street, Sorn KA5 6HU, Scotland
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Scotland  >  Ayrshire  >  East Ayrshire  >  Sorn
  • Phone Number: +44 1290 551305

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?