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Playfair's Restaurant

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Certificate of Excellence2015 - 2018 Winner
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PRICE RANGE
US$7 - US$46
CUISINES
European, British, Soups, Scottish
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
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Reviewed yesterday

Had a lovely fish and chips and mussels after a round of golf. Could've spent a full day just munching the mussels. They were so good!

Date of visit: March 2019
Thank B-E-Bjorgan
Reviewed 4 days ago

Delicious food, very generous portions. Will definitely return. Great value for money. Well recommended

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Date of visit: March 2019
Thank Sightsee13511656055
PlayfairHotelsLtd, Manager at Playfair's Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Dear Sightsee13511656055, Many thanks for taking the time to leave us a lovely review! I'm so happy that you enjoyed your meal with us. We hope to welcome you back in the near future. Kind Regards, James Cantlie Restaurant Manager

Reviewed 1 week ago

Had dinner at Playfairs for my wife's birthday (important one). We hadn't been before so relied on reviews when booking. Not disappointed and very glad we went. The meal was excellent the staff friendly helpful and enthusiastic. Cudos for knowing and having tasted what they...More

Date of visit: March 2019
Thank ericwasmygoldfish
PlayfairHotelsLtd, Manager at Playfair's Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Dear ericwasmygoldfish, Many thanks for taking the time to write such a lovely review! I'm so glad you enjoyed your dining experience with us and on a special occasion as well. We look forward to welcoming you back in the future. Kind Regards James Cantlie...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Dinner for 5. Some staff excellent, others indifferent. Starters over cooked. Some steaks perfect, others over cooked. When questioned, staff shrugged shoulders with a “what-ever” repost. Vegetarian choice limited, nice though, but very small portion size. Won’t return.More

Date of visit: March 2019
Thank Leanman21
PlayfairHotelsLtd, Manager at Playfair's Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Dear Leanman21 I'm shocked to hear that your meal was not up to our usual high standard. I would very much like to get some more information from you regarding your meal so I can investigate what has gone wrong. If you could please email...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We visited here March 11. I decided to treat my son to a steak dinner. Things started well enough as our waiter presented a set menu for 25 pounds for three courses. Pretty reasonable, I thought. The salmon starter was poor - a spread on...More

Date of visit: March 2019
Thank drmslattery
PlayfairHotelsLtd, Manager at Playfair's Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Dear drmslattery, I am sorry to here about your disappointing experience in the restaurant. Having spoke to the staff members on that evening i was told that you were checked back and nothing was brought up on the evening you dined. We do check backs...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

St Andrews, unlike other parts of Fife, has a veritable plethora of eating & drinking establishments. This of course creates healthy competition which in turn should create competitive pricing and increased variety of food to meet the demands of all. This is the first time...More

Date of visit: March 2019
Thank 409clivea
PlayfairHotelsLtd, Manager at Playfair's Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

dear 409clivea, Many thanks for taking the time to write us a review! Thank you for the comments made we take on all opinions of our diners. I'm a bit disappointed you thought the food was "ok pub standard" as we source and use the...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We had a fantastic birthday evening dinner, staff were very friendly and the food was excellent, great price too.

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank Arabian83
PlayfairHotelsLtd, Manager at Playfair's Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Dear Arabian83, Many thanks for the kind review! I am so glad that we could make your birthday dinner such an enjoyable occasion. We look forward to welcoming you back in the future. Kind Regards James Cantlie Restaurant Manager

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Keen, professional warm welcome from smartly dressed staff, attention to detail which made you feel special. The food was excellent, cooked to perfection and well served. We will be backMore

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank valerie s
PlayfairHotelsLtd, Manager at Playfair's Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Dear valerie s, Many thanks for taking the time to leave us such a nice review! It is always a joy to read reviews like this yours as it shows all the hard work we put into training and sourcing ingredients is worth it. Hopefully...More

Reviewed 11 February 2019

We were really looking forward to our return to Playfairs as we were again visiting St Andrews. Booked in advance for 6 adults. Our previous visits have been fabulous. This evening this was far from the case. Restaurant was busy but there seemed to be...More

Date of visit: February 2019
2  Thank Kate M
PlayfairHotelsLtd, Director at Playfair's Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 5 weeks ago

Dear Kate M, Thank you for taking the time to review your experience at Playfair’s Restaurant. I’m incredibly sorry to hear of your disappointing dining experience and poor customer service. This certainly isn’t normal for us and it sounds like we have dropped the ball...More

Reviewed 2 February 2019 via mobile

Went to this restaurant tonight 02 Feb, so glad we went. The food was amazing, full of flavour, beautifully presented. The staff were exceptional, very friendly, always smiling and attentive! I would highly recommend this restaurant, absolutely love it! Thanks everyone for such a lovely...More

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank 353stellam
PlayfairHotelsLtd, Manager at Playfair's Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 3 February 2019

Dear 353stallam, Thank you for writing this amazing review. I am glad to hear that you enjoyed your food. We strive to provide amazing dishes using only the best ingredients. I am also glad you enojoyed the service. I will pass these lovely comments onto...More

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Ernie N
12 March 2017|
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Response from PlayfairHotelsLtd | Property representative |
Yes we do! the menu is available to view on our website
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Ktbeagle
26 October 2015|
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Response from PlayfairHotelsLtd | Property representative |
Hi Ktbeagle, Thanks for your enquiry. We will have our TVs on in Playfair's during lunch time (12pm-5pm) and we can put it on the Rugby channel for you if it's not already!
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