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The Niche Restaurant

Town CentreEuropean, British
14 Reviews

About The Niche Restaurant

The Niche Restaurant is where to head for some of the freshest and most famous food in Irvine. A very cosy space on Montgomery Street – not far at all from Irvine harbour or the train station – makes for the perfect place to enjoy quality coffee and food from 9am. For breakfast enjoy French toast, fluffy pancakes or the unique Niche Breakfast, while for dinner there’s gourmet burgers, sandwiches and mains in the way of Thai coconut curry or jerk chicken wings. The Niche also has an excellent vegan selection throughout the day. Be sure to reserve your table in advance at this true gem of Irvine.

Opening Times

Open today - Opens at 9:00 am
9:00 am - 10:00 pm
9:00 am - 10:00 pm
9:00 am - 10:00 pm
9:00 am - 10:00 pm
9:00 am - 10:00 pm
9:00 am - 10:00 pm
9:00 am - 9:00 pm


The Niche Restaurant
106 Montgomery Street, Town Centre
Irvine KA12 8PW

Menu Highlights



Eggs on Toast

2 eggs your way on toast ( friend, scrambled or poached)

Niche Breakfast

2 smoked bacon, square slice, pork link, choice of egg, roast tomato, mushrooms, potato scone, beans, toast and butter... What else do you need? (fried scrambled or poached)

Vegan Breakfast

2 vegan sausage, falafel hash, mushroom, hummus, beans, tomato and toast


Steak, Chorizo & Pomegranate


Cajun Chicken & Pineapple


Falafel & Red Pepper (V)



Rib Eye Steak

Our locally sourced beef rib is cut in-house and aged for a minimum of 16 days, dry-hung, especially for us! Served with handcut cips, vene tomaroes and mushrooms

Herb marinated lamb skewers

Served with pea, mint & watercress risotto

Jerk Chicken Wings

Lime slaw, sweet potato fries and brioche
Don't miss out on a table!

14 The Niche Restaurant Reviews

14 Reviews
Noise levels:Pleasant
Waiting time:Exceptionally good
Value for money:Good value
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Rona M.4 months ago · 1 review

I had lunch in Niche today with my two daughters. It was the first time we had been and we will certainly be back. Our lunch was lovely and well presented. The girl who served us was very welcoming and attentive. We all loved the decor.

Vicky S.4 months ago · 1 review

The food was brilliant and the service was great. The staff were very friendly and helpful and also explained all offers they had running! Lovely intimate setting! Would definitely return.

Christine M.5 months ago · 1 review

We enjoyed a lovely meal. The cheesecake was outstanding. Being served by pleasant and attentive staff in a tastefully decorated venue got our evening off to a great start. Thank you.

Moonie H.6 months ago · 2 reviews

Excellent food and drinks! Staffs are very friendly and the restaurant itself is very cosy. I'm glad that I found this little gem in the harbour :)

Carmel M.6 months ago · 1 review

Excel meal both my husband and daughter have coeliac disease so going to niche is brilliant to be able to eat anything on the menu is such a treat Sadly no one managed a dessert as way too full after our lovely starter and mains Denfitely recommend.niche 😀😀

Colin M.7 months ago · 1 review

Staff were very pleasant and attentive. Service was very good all courses arrived in a timely manner with the right amount of time between courses to allow for a very relaxing dining experience. Food was absolutely delicious. I will definately be a returning diner.

Donald L.a month ago · 1 review

Meals were well cooked and looked good on the plate. Friendly service. Pleasant ambience and atmosphere. Musis a bit too loud and had to aske to turn it down to hear conversation. O/all very pleased. :)

David W.2 months ago · 1 review

Quite small but food excellent. Only issue on day was no vegan cheese as indicated on the menu. Fortunately other vegan options were available. The vegan lemon drizzle cake was to die for

Susan G.6 months ago · 1 review

The Food great and a very good choice on the menu. We will be back. Very good value and lovely surroundings. Friendly staff and good service.

Tracey W.7 months ago · 1 review

Lovely little place with nice selection of wholesome food and some decadent cakes! Nice decor and atmosphere too. I really like this place. A hidden gem