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The Adamson

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European, British, Soups, Scottish, Grill, Contemporary
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127 South Street, St Andrews KY16 9UH, Scotland
+44 1334 479191
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00:00 - 22:00
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Mon - Fri 12:00 - 15:00
17:00 - 21:30
Sat - Sun 00:00 - 22:00
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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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14 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

One of St Andrews best restaurants, very good cooking, imaginative menu with quality ingredients. Great staff and a lively buzz. Well worth a visit.

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Thank aileen w
kendal,cumbria
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18 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

smart clean space, open kitchen. Friendly staff and good knowledge of local products and wines. Meat cooked too perfection. A treat

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Thank anne_lees
Phoenixville, Pennsylvania
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26 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

We were here with friends who live locally and what a great choice. The food was wonderful and the portions were just right and the staff and service couldn't be faulted. Don't miss this restaurant if you are in St Andrews

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Thank lmdm60
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5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Visited here last year and can't wait to visit again. I had the lamb and it was cooked to perfection, the red wine jus was fabulous. My partner had fish which again he said was superb and the other couple with us had steaks which could not be faulted. We went through to the cocktail bar after we finished. Would... More 

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Thank Lovelottielou
127theadamson, Manager at The Adamson, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Many thanks for your positive review. Delighted that you and your partner enjoyed your meal & cocktails. We very much look forward to welcoming you back in the near future. Regards, Julie Lewis More 

Loch Lomond and The Trossachs National Park, United Kingdom
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39 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We visited The Adamson for dinner on a recommendation from a work colleague. We booked a table that day, good job we did as it was pretty busy. When we arrived we were greeted at the front door and were show our table. Small menu (in my opinion) but I prefer this as I hate having to trail through a... More 

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Thank cammy8789
127theadamson, Manager at The Adamson, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Many thanks for your positive review. Delighted to hear that you enjoyed our food, cocktails & service. We look forward to welcoming you back in the near future. Regards, Julie Lewis More 

Anstruther
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190 reviews
124 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 67 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We eat at Adamsons regularly. The food is first class. It was particularly gratifying to see a Festive Season menu which still hit 'fine dining' standard rather than being 'dumbed down' as with so many other restaurants at this time of year.

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Thank Stuart K
127theadamson, Manager at The Adamson, responded to this review

Dear Stuart, Many thanks for your very positive review and loyalty. Delighted that you and your guests enjoyed their meals. We very much look forward to welcoming you back in the near future. Regards, Julie Lewis More 

The Hague, The Netherlands
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90 reviews
73 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Really nice restaurant with modern decor. The food was reasonably priced and very tasty. Portions are very generous so make sure you go hungry. Loved the smoking old fashioned cocktail, just don't inhale too deeply.

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1 Thank CBM237
127theadamson, Manager at The Adamson, responded to this review

Dear Guest, What a lovely review. Delighted you enjoyed our food, cocktails & atmosphere. We hope to see you again. Regards, Julie Lewis More 

Aberdeen, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Very welcoming staff, efficient and friendly. Food absolutely excellent - real fine dining with great wine. Great ambience.

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Thank Teaseyweasy
127theadamson, Manager at The Adamson, responded to this review

Dear Guest, It was a pleasure to receive your review with very kind remarks. Our team are delighted to see your very positive review. We hope to see you again. Regards, Julie Lewis More 

Dundee, United Kingdom
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Food is very good kids menu is great. Drinks! well need to do better £7.50 for long island ice tea with only 4 x 12.5mm shots of alcohol tasted weak wishy washy spent nearly £300 If I complain about the drink do something about it! Wine is about 25% higher then you would expect and no corkage service need some... More 

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1 Thank gingaginger
127theadamson, Manager at The Adamson, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for your positive comments about our food and kids menu offering. With regard to cocktails and wines we have to be competitive in our market place and we have very good wines around the £20 mark. Regards, Julie Lewis More 

Perth, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Lunch today, on a local's recommendation, was a success. This is a smart, modern restaurant fronted by smart, friendly and efficient young staff. Lovely marinaded olives and spiced almonds set the appetite. Wonderfully plump mussels were perfectly cooked in a cream and herb sauce, which may have lacked a touch of extra flavour. A burger was one of the best:... More 

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Thank JBDFM
127theadamson, Manager at The Adamson, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Many thanks for your very comprehensive review and positive comments. We note a couple of issues you have raised. Delighted to hear our team are enthusiastic and its our commitment to create a memorable dining experience. We look forward to welcoming you again. Regards, Julie Lewis More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$30
Cuisine
European, British, Soups, Scottish, Grill, Contemporary
Meals
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Romantic, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
00:00 - 22:00
Monday
12:00 - 15:00
17:00 - 21:30
Tuesday
12:00 - 15:00
17:00 - 21:30
Wednesday
12:00 - 15:00
17:00 - 21:30
Thursday
12:00 - 15:00
17:00 - 21:30
Friday
12:00 - 15:00
17:00 - 21:30
Saturday
00:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 127 South Street, St Andrews KY16 9UH, Scotland
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Scotland  >  Fife  >  St Andrews
  • Phone Number: +44 1334 479191
Description
In the heart of St Andrews with a fresh take on contemporay dining using the finest locally sourced produce. The perfect place to eat,drink and socialise. Separate contemporary cocktail and wine bar which is open from 12pm to 12pm daily.

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?