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December 2020: after 26 years, Keith and Nicola Braidwood retired the Braidwoods restaurant at Christmas, but plan to take the place 'in a different direction'.

survey result

Summary

£69
  £££
5
Exceptional
4
Very Good
4
Very Good
* Based on a three course dinner, half a bottle of wine, coffee, cover charge, service and VAT.

“Simply the best – year after year Keith & Nicola deliver consistently the best there is to offer using the finest Scottish produce” at this “beautiful relaxed farmhouse” in remote surroundings. And the duo are always so “warm and welcoming” too.

Summary

£69
  £££
5
Exceptional
4
Very Good
4
Very Good
* Based on a three course dinner, half a bottle of wine, coffee, cover charge, service and VAT.

“Simply the best – year after year Keith & Nicola deliver consistently the best there is to offer using the finest Scottish produce” at this “beautiful relaxed farmhouse” in remote surroundings. And the duo are always so “warm and welcoming” too.

Summary

£75
 ££££
5
Exceptional
4
Very Good
4
Very Good
* Based on a three course dinner, half a bottle of wine, coffee, cover charge, service and VAT.

A “quiet, refined little haven out in the fields”, this isolated conversion of an Ayrshire cottage is hosted by an accomplished husband-and-wife chef team, who celebrate their 25th anniversary here this year. “Keith and Nicola’s wonderful place just never lets you down” according to all reports – “no wonder it’s the only Scottish restaurant to have kept its Michelin star consistently for 19 years in a row (now 20), while others have come and gone!” It provides “very friendly and helpful service”, plus “local, seasonal food, skillfully cooked and well presented from a short menu, which ensures everything is fresh and of the best possible quality”.

Summary

£74
  £££
5
Exceptional
5
Exceptional
4
Very Good
* Based on a three course dinner, half a bottle of wine, coffee, cover charge, service and VAT.

“There are very few restaurants that have 17 unbroken years with a Michelin star” but, by all accounts, Keith & Nicola Braidwood’s “unexpected” venue – cross a cattle grid to get to the isolated cottage – “always delivers outstandingly on all fronts” and “no one can make you feel more at home”.

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Restaurant details

Portions
No dress code
24
12+ at D

Prices

Availability 2 courses 3 courses coffee included service included
Lunch £29.00 £35.00
Dinner   £40.00
SundayLunch   £35.00

Traditional European menu

Pudding
£3.00
Drinks  
Wine per bottle £37.95
Filter Coffee £3.00
Extras  
Service 12.50%
Drumastle Mill Cottage, Dalry, KA24 4LN
Opening hours
MondayCLOSED
Tuesday7 pm‑9 pm
Wednesday12 pm‑1:30 pm, 7 pm‑9 pm
Thursday12 pm‑1:30 pm, 7 pm‑9 pm
Friday12 pm‑1:30 pm, 7 pm‑9 pm
Saturday12 pm‑1:30 pm, 7 pm‑9 pm
SundayCLOSED

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