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Bar, Pub
After-hours, Drinks
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Guinness good , but typically of St. Andrews, nobody can pour a pint, always got a head over 1 inch,

Date of visit: July 2021
Reviewed 11 June 2021

Not a big 'Bar' it is definitely a pub and not an eatery, but the food available, was tasty, and the portions were very filling and hit the spot for lunch. Very reasonably priced and they accept 'walk-ins' provided you agree not to exceed the...More

Date of visit: June 2021
Reviewed 17 May 2021

Managed to get a table outside for a drink due to the Covid regulations. The outside area is sheltered but it does get a little cold. Draught lager was well kept and the staff were helpful and friendly. A great little local pub. We will...More

Date of visit: May 2021
Reviewed 24 September 2020

Always manage a drink here when in St Andrews. Staff always polite and ready for good natter. Helped the sun was out and outside table good for people watching.. Prices are also good.

Date of visit: September 2020
Reviewed 21 September 2020 via mobile

Visited three time’s on a break in St Andrews . Had to book in advance. All Covid rules were adhered to strictly which was good . The staff were very friendly and made us welcome. Will definitely visit when back in St Andrews.

Date of visit: September 2020
Reviewed 14 September 2020 via mobile

The pub is small with some outside seating. The current circumstances are not ideal and hard to get a seat. Friendly service and good beer

Date of visit: September 2020
Reviewed 19 August 2020

The best bar in St Andrews, friendly bar staff, great selection gins and whiskey, closing early at the moment but thanks for being opened and serving us all - What would we do without The St Andrews Keys - This is the place to be..

Date of visit: August 2020
Reviewed 21 June 2020

Best gantry in town with every whisky you can imagine. Beers well looked after with cheery staff but tends to be a wee bit cliquish.

Date of visit: January 2020
Reviewed 11 November 2019

The Keys is a fabulous little pub. Although it is situated in an old building with attendant beams etc., they have avoided the temptation to make it twee and “olde worldly”. As a result you get a traditional pub with a timeless and cosy feel...More

Date of visit: November 2019
Reviewed 7 November 2019

Small bar but packed with regulars late afternoon (pre-dinner), not tourists. Bartenders did a great job of taking care of everyone despite the crowd. Can't comment on food - only drank there.

Date of visit: October 2019
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Response from lm583 | Reviewed this property |
There is erdinger in bottles and non alcoholic kopparberg in bottles
26 July 2016|
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Response from lm583 | Reviewed this property |
unfortunately Scottish Law says that children under 14 are not allowed into the bar. there are bars in town that have a kids licence though. the bar does have a seating area outside that is technically a public pavement... More
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The Keys Bar is rated accordingly in the following categories by Tripadvisor travellers:
  • Food: 4
  • Service: 5
  • Value: 4.5
  • Atmosphere: 4.5