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Rocca Restaurant

The Links, St Andrews KY16 9JD, Scotland
+44 1334 474321
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Overview
  • Excellent63%
  • Very good22%
  • Average8%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“tasting menu” (24 reviews)
“souffle” (16 reviews)
“truffle” (10 reviews)
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CUISINES
European, British, Scottish, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
££££
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LOCATION
The Links, St Andrews KY16 9JD, Scotland
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Reviewed 23 February 2015

On our recent visit to Rocca we did the tasting menu and it was out of this world. On a par if not better than the many Michelin starred restaurants that we've eaten in locally and in Edinburgh. The tasting menu was exciting, and perfectly...More

1  Thank WildWestWannabe
Reviewed 22 February 2015

We loved watching Jamie on Masterchef and were very excited when we discovered we could sample his cooking at Rocca in St Andrews. Four of us ate there yesterday and can't stop talking about how delicious the food was. Two of us had the full...More

Thank JoannaB102
Reviewed 19 February 2015

Superb. Delicate flavour-packed bliss! We had the 3 course Masterchef winning lunch menu. Cannot believe the value for money. Gorgeous view, fantastic atmosphere, and Daniel, our waiter, was enthusiastic, highly skilled, a real pleasure to talk to. Genuinely on a par with the Fat Duck...More

Thank Clair S
Reviewed 18 February 2015

Our trip to St Andrews in mid-January was for the express purpose of sampling the cuisine at the Rusacks Rocca restaurant. We had been so impressed by the talents of Masterchef winner, Jamie Scott and were anxious to discover if his food tasted as good...More

1  Thank TwoGoldenOldies
Reviewed 16 February 2015

We had a table booked for dinner mid-week. Although it was out of season, the restaurant (or that portion of it which was open) was full. We were given plenty of time to make our choices from the menu, and then it was some time...More

Thank M1DXB
Reviewed 16 February 2015

Four of us were fortunate to have a table in the bay window looking over the 18th fairway to the West Sands. We came for the Masterchef Winners menu and were delighted with everything, from the warm bread and rolls at the start through to...More

Thank ragbin
Reviewed 15 February 2015

My girlfriend and I enjoyed the masterchef final inspired tasting menu at Rocca and I would say it was the best meal I've ever eaten. The beef main course was a particular favourite for me while my girlfriend thought the smoked haddock veloute was the...More

2  Thank Iain M
Reviewed 14 February 2015

We had a great meal at Rocca, the food was excellent, the staff were welcoming and engaging and the surroundings were classy, but comfortable. The new found celebrity status of the chef is well deserved, but the food and service speak for themselves, and this...More

Thank Bruce F
Reviewed 13 February 2015

We had the three course Masterchef menu for £25 and it was fantastic, both in taste and in value. Would definitely recommend it.

Thank SGF69
Reviewed 11 February 2015

We dined here to treat my St Andrew's University student son to a good meal before our departure on a short visit. My wife, a Masterchef watcher was keen to try Rocca, based on the reputation gained from the show. I knew little of the...More

Thank dbchippy
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Questions & Answers
JEDLRC
27 October 2015|
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Response from pieraccinis | Property representative |
Hi we have a table in the window which we can make for 6 people, it is not on a raised platform but you can see the 18th green peffectly ! Susan
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WellTravelledScot
20 January 2015|
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Response from pieraccinis | Property representative |
Yes you can use the vouchers in both Rocca and the One Under gastro pub
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Delvi27
17 January 2015|
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Response from pieraccinis | Property representative |
Rocca has a full cocktail list available in our cocktail bar Rbar and also in Rocca. Hope you enjoy your lunch
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$26 - US$73
Meals
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Local cuisine, Business meetings, View
Open Hours
Monday
18:30 - 21:30
Tuesday
18:30 - 21:30
Wednesday
18:30 - 21:30
Thursday
18:30 - 21:30
Friday
18:30 - 21:30
Saturday
18:30 - 21:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: The Links, St Andrews KY16 9JD, Scotland
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Scotland  >  Fife  >  St Andrews
  • Phone Number: +44 1334 474321
  • E-mail
Description
At Rocca St Andrews our recipe for success is a fusion of exquisite food with a backdrop of one of the world's most famous sporting locations - the Old Course. Like the many champions that have graced the hallowed course, we too top the leaderboard as one of only 25 restaurants in the country with three AA Rosettes in 2013 - a reward for the creativity and passion of the Rocca family. The stunning view over the 18th means guests enjoy much more than just a delicious meal. Our menu features Scottish cooking with an Italian twist. Fresh ingredients are sourced from artisan producers either on our doorstep or in Tuscany and there is something to suit every palate. With a real pedigree in both our front-of-house and in our kitchen, you can rest assured a visit to Rocca will live long in the memory. Come and visit us and let our passion for food become your passion for delicious dining.
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