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The Merchants House

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Main Street, Cairnryan, Scotland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2016 via mobile

Excellent food and service provided for breakfast. Really tasty, satisfying portions and nothing is too much trouble

Thank Cameron M
Preston, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 11, 2016

Simple, cheap, friendly, smashing views and breakfast...all for a great price! Thanks...just what we needed :)

Thank camperqueen38
Perth and Kinross, United Kingdom
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6 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2015

Stopped here for breakfast on route to an early Ferry. Owners very kindly accommodated us even though we were not staying. Scottish breakfast was excellent and Fiona was lovely and couldn't do enough for us. Recommend for sure.

Thank John H
Anglesey, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 14, 2015

I stayed at the Guest House next door the Merchants House and as it was easier to eat next door rather than go 'hunting for food', I decided to have my breakfasts and dinner at the Merchants House. The hosts Alan and Fiona, also run the Merchants House as a Guest House, and with Callum and Grant ably supporting them,... More 

Thank Gaynor B
Belfast, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 8, 2015

i had an evening meal here as i stayed in the guest house next door the food was good value and tasty

Thank bbqprince
Perth and Kinross, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2015 via mobile

A very warm welcome! You couldn't ask for better people to welcome you into their own home. Be assured of being very well fed. We'd be glad to return on our next travels.

Thank naila h
Ayr, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2015

My wife and I have used the Merchants enroute to Stranraer for a few years now but last Thursday the first visit this year and Alan and Fiona's welcome was as always great we had our usual cactchup on what's happened then enjoyed another superb meal of 3 courses home made piping hot and presented on the new table settings.... More 

Thank douser2014
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2014 via mobile

What a superb welcome! Fiona met us at the door and was so welcoming. She helped us carry our cases up to our room. We enjoyed a tasty supper with wine. The room was comfortable with a nice view. We had a late breakfast and left knowing we would return next time we're in Cairnryan.

Thank Malcolm E
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2014 via mobile

We were staying next door, popped in for dinner. We were given a warm welcome and made feel at home. Food is lovely, duck pate is great and the haddock and chips is proper homemade fare. Would happily go back and recommend to anyone

Thank Rab H
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 27, 2014 via mobile

We stayed here for a night before taking the ferry to Belfast. Good accommodation, nice room, good breakfast, great shower! We had a meal in the bar as well which was excellent.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
British, Scottish
Breakfast, Dinner
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  • Address: Main Street, Cairnryan, Scotland
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Scotland  >  Dumfries and Galloway  >  Cairnryan
  • Phone Number: 01581200215
The Merchants House Guest House and Licensed Restaurant is situated on the shore of Loch Ryan, approximately ½ mile north of the P&O ferry terminal in Cairnryan.

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?