Valentine's Day is a time when couples across Ayrshire take time to show how much they appreciate and love their significant other.

One way people do this is by taking their partner on a romantic night out to a fine dining restaurant complete with good food and laid-back vibes.

Luckily, Ayrshire is home to dozens of romantic restaurants perfect for a lovely meal this Valentine's Day.

See Ayrshire's best romantic restaurants to visit this Valentine's Day

Here are some of the best-rated romantic restaurants on Tripadvisor you can visit with your significant other this Valentine's Day in Ayrshire.

The Bistro

Location: Ayr 92 Sandgate, Ayr, KA7 1BX 

Rating: 5/5 out of 133 reviews

Type of food: Scottish/British

One reviewer said: "What a gem this is. Excellent food and service and reasonably priced too. A great experience and a nice ambience. Staff were superb."


Location: 57 Knockcushan Street, Girvan, KA26 9AG 

Rating: 5/5 out of 174 reviews

Type of food: European/British/Vegetarian Friendly

One reviewer said: "Excellent food and wine. All dishes well presented. Staff are lovely and always smiling and helpful. Reasonably priced. Our favourite restaurant in south Ayrshire."


Location: 6 Glasgow Vennel, Irvine, KA12 0BD 

Rating: 4.5/5 out of 439 reviews

Type of food: Italian/Vegetarian/Vegan

One reviewer said: "I do not understand why there are not more reviews of this restaurant. I've eaten here twice this month with my wife, and on my own in October. The food is so good I don't want it to be finished. It's a very special place."

At Home THAI

Location: 95-97 New Road, Ayr, KA8 8DD 

Rating: 5/5 out of 535 reviews

Type of food: Asian/Thai

One reviewer said: "So fresh and tasty! Loved our date night from start till finish! Desserts are great! Highly recommend the Jack Fruit!"

The Black Bull

Location: 2B Montgomerie Street, Tarbolton, KA5 5PR 

Rating: 4.5/5 out of 487 reviews

Type of food: European/British/Scottish

One reviewer said: "We had a fabulous late lunch, the homemade beef burger was amazing couldn’t fault it in any way. The berry crumble was also excellent."


The Chestnuts Hotel Restaurant

Location: 52 Racecourse Road, Ayr, KA7 2UZ 

Rating: 4.5/5 out of 669 reviews

Type of food: Bar/European/British

One reviewer said: "I have visited the chestnuts restaurant around 4 times over the years. I’ve not yet had a bad meal! Food always delicious and staff very attentive and service fast! Very cosy place. Highly recommend."

Saffy's Cafe Bar & Brasserie

Location: 2 Dalblair Road, Ayr, KA7 1UL 

Rating: 4.5/5 out of 675 reviews

Type of food: European/British/Scottish

One reviewer said: "Saffys has to be the best place for meals in the west coast of Scotland. The food and service is always 5 star quality"