- Telephone 01292 287 032
- Opening times Mon–Sun 8am–midnight
- Average price £14 (lunch); £14 (evening meal)
- Website www.meridianayr.co.uk
Not plain old beer for Caprice Group-owned Ayr café with a continental fancy The Meridian, but rather bier. And they do stock a decent, trans-world selection of the stuff, be it draught or bottled, from Scottish brews like WEST Hefeweizen and St Mungo’s and Three Hops Edinburgh Lager to Samuel Adams and Brooklyn from the USA, Kirin Ichiban from Japan, Singha from India, Belgian Vedett, Estonian Viru, Argentinian Quilmes and so on. Unless naturalised staples like pizza and pasta still count as world cuisine, the food (served from breakfast until dinner) is a little less global – mainly it’s old British classics like pies, burgers and fish and chips, with the addition of a small tapas selection – but there's lots to choose from. The décor has the feel of a chain pub, all bright lights, pine wood paneling and TVs galore, but the wicker chairs – the kind you’d see ubiquitously outside continental cafés – are a cute touch.