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Grand Tea Lounge, Girvan, South Ayrshire Council

Grand Tea Lounge

4.6
4.6
53 Reviews
£41 and over
British
Located in the heart of Trump Turnberry is The Grand Tea Lounge & Bar with enchanting views across the famous links to the sea. The Grand Tea Lounge & Bar is a truly wonderful experience and the perfect place for afternoon tea in Ayrshire. Guests can also indulge in champagne by the glass or a special Hendricks Gin.

Featuring over 150 whiskies, it is the perfect place to relax and reflect. As dusk settles, The Grand Tea Lounge & Bar comes alive as a meeting place for pre and post dinner drinks. Treat yourself to a glass of Trump wine or sample one of hundreds of whiskies behind the bar, recommended by one of our knowledgeable bartenders. Or, why not relax and unwind with some of our signature cocktails such as the 'Ailsa Breeze' which features a delicious combination of Hendrick’s gin, Elderflower, Lime, Mint, Cucumber and Ginger Ale.

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2 people

23:30


Booked 1 time today

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What 53 people are saying

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4.6
4.6 based on recent ratings
  • 4.7Food
  • 4.4Service
  • 4.7Ambience
  • 4.2Value

NoiseModerate

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  • Ayrshire

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53 Reviews
  1. SarahR

    New York City

    3 reviews

    5.0

    3 reviews

    Dined on 31 March 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Wonderful afternoon with beautiful food. Loved it.

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  2. SharonT

    Glasgow

    2 reviews

    5.0

    2 reviews

    Dined on 23 March 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 4
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Only had coffee in the tea lounge but beautiful setting and have to praise the staff. Exemplary! From doorman to reception to waiting staff all were friendly chatty polite and a credit to the hotel. Lovely experience

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  3. AvaM

    Dunbartonshire

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on 10 March 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Staff were very attentive, the atmosphere was lovely and the food was delicious! overall a lovely mother’s day

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  4. BarbS

    Dumfries and Galloway

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on 28 January 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Elegant surroundings, attentive, professional staff. Service excellent. Just remember that after the sandwiches they will then bring warm scones, jam and cream! Took all the cakes home in a posh ‘doggie bad’ box.

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  5. AileenH

    Ayrshire

    2 reviews

    5.0

    2 reviews

    Dined on 5 January 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    We had another great experience at Turnberry. The afternoon tea was exquisite, it’s our favourite place to be. Our visit this time was made even better because it was such a lovely bright, sunny day so the view was breathtaking. We’ll be back soon!😁

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  6. OpenTable Diner

    Edinburgh

    1 review

    4.0

    1 review

    Dined on 5 January 2024

    1. Overall 4
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 4
    4. Ambience 5
    Surroundings are lovely and afternoon tea is delicious, we were left for a while without asking if we required more tea. Overall a bit over priced but a lovely setting.

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  7. Emily

    Glasgow

    4 reviews

    5.0

    4 reviews

    Dined on 30 December 2023

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    We had a fabulous afternoon tea. The staff were so lovely especially Emellia. The food was fantastic as was the tea! We will be back again soon!

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  8. LaurynH

    Glasgow

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on 29 December 2023

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Great experience. Will absolutely be back. Outstanding quality

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  9. AlanR

    Ayrshire

    1 review

    4.0

    1 review

    Dined on 27 December 2023

    1. Overall 4
    2. Food 4
    3. Service 4
    4. Ambience 5
    Overall a lovely afternoon tea experience. The setting and staff were very nice. It was lovely and relaxed. We will definitely book again. Maybe try a lunch next time.

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  10. JewelsM

    Ayrshire

    1 review

    2.0

    1 review

    Dined on 22 December 2023

    1. Overall 2
    2. Food 3
    3. Service 1
    4. Ambience 3
    Got the fizz Tipped over us and had to sit with elbows wet through and the turnbery standard of food wasn’t there the afternoon tea wasn’t its usual standard at all. Plenty of cakes but savoury was poor. It’s the first time either visiting and or staying at Turnberry that I have been disappointed. Come on guys focus !!

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  11. OpenTable Diner

    Edinburgh

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on 3 December 2023

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Delicious afternoon tea in lovely surroundings. Staff excellent as well. Highly recommend.

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  12. SDdinners

    Glasgow

    2 reviews

    4.0

    2 reviews

    Dined on 2 December 2023

    1. Overall 4
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 4
    4. Ambience 4
    Beautiful surroundings, very friendly staff & excellent food. (Previously we had a harpist playing, but not in the area we were in this time). However, it was a lovely afternoon treat & we'll definitely return in the future.

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  13. CarolynK

    Ayrshire

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on 18 November 2023

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Beautiful relaxing atmosphere. Amazing food. Staff are very attentive. Fantastic time. Thank you

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  14. LynnW

    Ayrshire

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on 10 November 2023

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Visited the grand tea lounge with our friends from America. They were very impressed as were we xx

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  15. ShonaG

    Ayrshire

    2 reviews

    5.0

    2 reviews

    Dined on 20 October 2023

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Great afternoon tea for my mum's big birthday we all loved it and will be back.

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  16. LaviniaC

    Miami - Dade

    25 reviews

    3.0

    25 reviews

    Dined on 16 October 2023

    1. Overall 3
    2. Food 4
    3. Service 2
    4. Ambience 5
    Food was good - it was a pity that we didn’t get to enjoy tea service and were told it ended at 5pm (our reservation was at 6pm and made almost two months before). Nobody acknowledged it was our anniversary either even though we clearly indicated that on the reservation.

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  17. LindseyK

    Northampton

    1 review

    4.0

    1 review

    Dined on 14 October 2023

    1. Overall 4
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 2
    4. Ambience 5
    Lovely afternoon tea however, service was appallingly slow. It was 40 mins before we were served our afternoon tea and then a further 20 minutes to wait for our drinks order. Not what we’ve come to expect from Trump Turnberry sadly .

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  18. OpenTable Diner

    Glasgow

    1 review

    3.0

    1 review

    Dined on 14 October 2023

    1. Overall 3
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 3
    4. Ambience 2
    Having had afternoon tea here previously, we were disappointed to be placed in the bar area, with families and those having normal lunches and drinks. It was noisy. Our tablecloth had an obvious stain on it before we sat down. The service was pleasant but we had to wait some time to attract the attention of staff to get the scones. I believe we were charged for two pots of tea each instead of a free top up. In addition, it was my friend’s and my birthdays - staff actually mentioned this- and we did not receive the ‘’Happy Birthday’’ plate that my husband received on our previous visit in August. Overall a bit underwhelming and not to the standard I had previously experienced.

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  19. MaureenK

    Glasgow

    1 review

    4.0

    1 review

    Dined on 7 October 2023

    1. Overall 4
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 3
    4. Ambience 3
    Afternoon tea was lovely but so much food we had to ask for a doggy bag to take some of it home with us

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  20. EleanorS

    Ayrshire

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on 4 October 2023

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Trump Turnberry afternoon tea was a wonderful experience for my friend’s birthday,

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  21. LisaC

    Glasgow

    14 reviews

    5.0

    14 reviews

    Dined on 1 October 2023

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Lovely location, very nice friendly staff. Food was delicious, great portions and beautifully presented. Loved the Turnberry blended tea. We had a lovely time today

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  22. FrankB

    Toronto

    23 reviews

    vip
    4.0

    23 reviews

    Dined on 30 September 2023

    1. Overall 4
    2. Food 4
    3. Service 4
    4. Ambience 5
    Lovely view and great ambiance. Great to see the place in such great shape. High Tea service slipped a bit since I was last here about 4 years ago

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  23. MalcolmS

    Ayrshire

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on 29 September 2023

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    My wife and I went for afternoon tea for her birthday. The service was excellent as was the food. The range of teas on offer was outstanding.

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  24. JanetW

    Glasgow

    1 review

    4.0

    1 review

    Dined on 24 September 2023

    1. Overall 4
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 4
    4. Ambience 5
    Afternoon tea was delicious with a fantastic selection of luxury items. Service was great except when we had finished and ready to leave. Took a long time to manage to get anyone to get our bill for us. Otherwise what a way to spend an afternoon having tea. Price was rather high for the food served but not the atmosphere.

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  25. Anjo

    Thailand

    1 review

    4.0

    1 review

    Dined on 23 September 2023

    1. Overall 4
    2. Food 4
    3. Service 3
    4. Ambience 4
    Very friendly staff. Slight wait to be welcomed when we arrived and sometimes difficult to catch the server’s attention. The staff came over several times to make sure everything was ok though. The decor is very tasteful and the view magnificent. The furniture was clean but needing a little tlc (scratches etc.) Food was very good, nothing that stood out like in some other international 5 star hotels but overall very good and we would definitely go back. We left a tip in cash and realised after leaving that there was a discretionary tip added to the bill that we hadn’t noticed. The staff deserve their tips though as they did make sure that we had everything that we needed.

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  26. ChrisW

    Glasgow

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on 19 September 2023

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Lovely meal in superb surroundings staff also very nice

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  27. DouglasC

    Glasgow

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on 15 September 2023

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Excellent service ,beautiful food ,a great experience for my visitors from Melbourne ,keep up the good work

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  28. Jerryn

    Bristol

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on 12 September 2023

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    A beautiful venue and perfect setting for an elegant and delicious afternoon tea. Excellent service.

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  29. OpenTable Diner

    London

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on 31 August 2023

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Excellent in every way, food, service, ambiance and view

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  30. Selkie

    Glasgow

    2 reviews

    5.0

    2 reviews

    Dined on 28 August 2023

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    A special treat of an afternoon tea in wonderful surroundings with a fabulous view. To be honest, there was such a good selection of sandwiches, scones and cakes on the cake-stand, I struggled to eat everything. Everything was delicious and beautifully presented. Staff were very pleasant and attentive. A very relaxing and enjoyable couple of hours.

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  31. ColinS

    Glasgow

    2 reviews

    3.0

    2 reviews

    Dined on 28 August 2023

    1. Overall 3
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 3
    4. Ambience 3
    Overall very good but three points. The background music was dreadful. It went from what sounded like whale music to 'plinky plonk' piano music. Not classical music or piano versions of songs just random noise. Please either pick a recognisable genre of music or don't play any. Staff, whilst lovely when you spoke to them, were hard to find. There were 4 one minute then none for 10 minutes. Leaving one on hand at all times to greet/accept payment from customers would be a better system. Lastly I almost felt I had to intervene when an American guest asked for light Scottish beer. To which they got the response, Peroni, Menabrea or Budweiser. None of which are Scottish. Had I been serving the customer I would have suggested an Innis & Gunn original or an Arran Blonde. At a push a Brewdog Punk IPA or Lost Lager. All genuine Scottish craft beer. The customer was very disappointed that the only beer on offer was something he could buy from virtually any liquor store in the United States. Considering you can see Arran from the window I'm assuming that it wouldn't that difficult to stock some of their excellent beer. Or if importing it from Arran(as opposed to Italy) is a bit too far then the Ayr Brewery is just up the road. Staff can't be expected to be experts on everything but surely they should be trained to know the difference between Italian, Scottish and American beer. The tricolore, stars and stripes and saltires on the bottles might be a bit of a clue.

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  32. OpenTable Diner

    Ayrshire

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on 28 August 2023

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Beautiful setting for an afternoon tea, service was fantastic, highly recommended.

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  33. DeniseM

    Aberdeen

    3 reviews

    5.0

    3 reviews

    Dined on 25 August 2023

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    This was an expensive afternoon tea but nice for a special treat and by far the best venue in the area! The range of tea was impressive, the food was fabulous and the service was outstanding. I would highly recommend the Grand Tea Lounge.

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  34. OpenTable Diner

    Cancun

    1 review

    3.0

    1 review

    Dined on 25 August 2023

    1. Overall 3
    2. Food 4
    3. Service 2
    4. Ambience 1
    They did not have our booking so we were seated in a poor location. We desired to be seated near the window and have a tablecloth and silverware settings. They were reserved for “the guests with a booking “ which we had and demonstrated to 4 of the staff. Nothing special was offered. Good came out all at once vs starter then main.

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  35. JuneW

    Ayrshire

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on 19 August 2023

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Beautiful place and made most welcome by everyone we met. The staff are attentive and friendly and the food amazing. A truly enjoyable experience.

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  36. JohnR

    London

    2 reviews

    5.0

    2 reviews

    Dined on 18 August 2023

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    We were welcomed into the Grand Tea Lounge and seated by the window overlooking the lawns and golf course - a beautiful view! The after noon tea itself was delicious and more than sufficient. The service was helpful efficient and speedy. We could not have asked for better. It made a most enjoyable afternoon for me to celebrate my birthday.

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  37. MoragK

    Glasgow

    2 reviews

    5.0

    2 reviews

    Dined on 14 August 2023

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Had loveliest afternoon tea with my friend yesterday. The selection was absolutely delicious and service was second to none! Fantastic experience x

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  38. LeighT

    Aberdeen

    3 reviews

    4.0

    3 reviews

    Dined on 13 August 2023

    1. Overall 4
    2. Food 4
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Stunning surroundings, perfect service. Mixed experience with the food though. I had the Salmon Benedict and Pear Tart, both outstanding. However, my husbands Steak burger was overdone and dry with a burnt brioche. I would have expected better here. It wont stop us coming back though.

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  39. David

    Ayrshire

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on 9 August 2023

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Summer Afternoon tea don't miss it, china , dilicious sandwiches and tasty cakes

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  40. raymondb

    Ayrshire

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on 5 August 2023

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Attentive staff ensured my Mums 80th birthday celebrations went wonderfully

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Grand Tea Lounge is rated 4.6 stars by 53 OpenTable diners.

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2 people

23:30


Booked 1 time today
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Maidens Rd, Girvan, South Ayrshire Council KA26

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  • Area
    Ayr
  • Hours of Operation
    Daily 11:00–16:45
  • Price
    £41 and over
  • Cuisines
    British, Contemporary British, Dining Bar
  • Dining style
    Casual Dining
  • Dress Code
    Business Casual
  • Parking Details
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