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Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Visited the waterfront Hotel on 27th & 28th November the hotel was lovely the rooms were spacious and immaculate with very comfy big beds the food served at this hotel was absolutely brilliant with good quality ingredients and the staff are very helpful and friendly. I would definitely recommend this hotel to others and will be planning my next visit... More 

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East Lothian
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Reviewed 1 week ago

This was an overnight on a limited budget while on business. After an initial small issue with the room which was instantly resolved, my stay couldn't have been better. My room was probably the best I've ever had in an establishment which calls itself a B and B. It was at least 4 star hotel quality and comfort. The Waterfront... More 

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Almere, The Netherlands
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

After we had dinner in the Waterfront restaurant, it was only a small stroll to our room. You have to go around the outside, but it's only a very short walk. The rooms are very nice, enough space and very rural located. It's very tidy, clean and you feel at home straight away. The breakfast is in the Waterfront restaurant... More 

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Thank Huurman1968
northumberland
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Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Right on the harbour beautiful sunrises. Fabulous food beautiful spotlessly clean rooms Marvelous breakfasts from full Scottish to bacon and pancakes, smoked haddock, porridge beautiful fresh fruit. Evening meals spot on with prawn cocktail starter ( very large ) fantastic fish dishes a very varied and all well cooked menu.

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Thank historygirl123
Scotland
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Reviewed 24 October 2016

Visited the Waterfront for a couple of days R and R in the East Neuk of Fife and was not disappointed. The accommodation was to decent providing facilities needed for a short stay. The Waterfront restaurant provided an excellent quality of food, both at Breakfast and Dinner. You can tell that the produce used is local and off a very... More 

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Bolton, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 19 October 2016

Lovely spot facing the harbour, plenty of pay and display parking close by. Very comfortable 2nd floor room at the rear of the restaurant - so, very quiet - no pub / traffic noise. Good breakfast and service.

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Thank WILLIAM W
Kolkata (Calcutta), India
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Reviewed 15 October 2016

We were given a large room in the attic. It had a large double bed, a bunk bed another single bed, a spacious toilet. +ve - 1. Location is really good. Just opposite to the Anstruther harbour (as the name indicates). 2. I am satisfied with the room. Clean and spacious. 3. Their restaurant is good considering the fact that... More 

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Cumbria, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 7 October 2016

We had a main meal here and were pleasantly surprised. The fish and chips, in particular, were excellent and service very good. Such a relief to leave a restaurant having had a pleasant experience without having any complaints. This should be the norm in establishments; sadly it isn't these days. Thank you Waterfront for living up to expectations!

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Thank Marisa H
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Reviewed 6 October 2016 via mobile

Large rooms, very nice accommodations, and great location on the waterfront. Great food in the restaurant. Residents get a 10% dining discount. Not sure we got that because we found the note in our room after dining. All in all, a very nice stay.

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Thank hopsy
Glasgow
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Reviewed 2 October 2016

Staff very friendly, Parking difficult, there is no hotel parking. The rooms are very modern, bright with all extras such as walkers shortbread, full tea coffee chocolate drink and bottles of water. Towels bedding etc. new and perfect. All spotless. We asked for a double and got 2 singles joined together which was not bad but also not good. One... More 

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Breakfast
  • Free Parking
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Described as "One of the treasures of the East Neuk," The Waterfront was proudly opened in May 2003, hosting a 55 seat a’ la carte restaurant. Personally run, The Waterfront has Anstruther’s finest location situated just a few steps from Anstruther’s harbour and marina with views over the Firth of Forth. During the warmer months we boast al fresco dining to the front and a mature courtyard for relaxing to the rear. We aim to cater for all tastes. Varied Seafood selections, chef’s specials, children’s menu, delicious coffee and cakes. The Waterfront seafood selection is surely there to impress boasting freshly delivered fish from local markets including oriental scallops, citrus salmon, stuffed sea bass, steamed mussels and a true Scottish favourite that has stood the test of time, good old Fish and Chips. ... more   less 

Additional Information about The Waterfront

Address: 18/20 Shore Street, Anstruther KY10 3EA, Scotland
Region: United Kingdom > Scotland > Fife > Anstruther
Price Range: £64 - £143 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — The Waterfront 4*
Number of rooms: 10
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“Ask for a room in the back, nice and quiet”
 of 5 bubbles Huurman1968, 6 Nov 2016 | Read review
“No lift we were on the third floor. A family room which could have slept up to 6. Very light and airy ensuite bathroom with show and bath.”
 of 5 bubbles historygirl123, 30 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Most of the rooms I have stayed in are of similar quality, it is an old building that creaks a bit, but that adds to charm of the place.”
 of 5 bubbles flojoe600, 24 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Rooms on the first floor have access to the shared kitchen, dining and lounge areas overlooking the harbour.”
 of 5 bubbles V2912MCericr, 4 Sep 2016 | Read review
“I don't think there are any rooms with a harbour view”
 of 5 bubbles SueK739, 16 Aug 2016 | Read review
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