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The Tavern at Strathkinness

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4 High Road | St Andrews, Strathkinness, St Andrews KY16 9RS, Scotland
+44 1334 850085
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  • Excellent76%
  • Very good19%
  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“fish pie” (18 reviews)
“scones” (33 reviews)
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Bar, British, Pub, Scottish, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
££ - £££
4 High Road | St Andrews, Strathkinness, St Andrews KY16 9RS, Scotland
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Have driven past this pub on lots of occasions but not had the chance to eat here until now. Can’t believe I left it it so long. It’s quite quirky inside but extremely welcoming with a lovely, friendly atmosphere. The restaurant was nice, stylish and...More

Thank Ilovetravelling777
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

On every trip to St. Andrews, I make sure to come out to Strathkinness for a meal. If you are staying in St. Andrews hire a car a go out to the tavern. It is just a short car ride. The view of St. Andrews...More

Thank dcallanan
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Just back from the Strathkinness Tavern, nothing bad to say, just all good the food is amazing with local produce and a chef that can truly cook. Great view over looking the sea. Attentive staff without being overbearing. The pork belly and the smoked haddock...More

Thank Martyn F
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Our B&B hosts recommended The Tavern to us, and booked our table. We were warmly welcomed, and when we ordered a G&T were offered the gin of the week, which was delicious. The food was freshly cooked and absolutely delicious. We were seated at a...More

Thank Carole_NorthYorks
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Food is so well presented and tastes fantastic. I have food intolerances and nothing was too much trouble. Definitely be back!

Thank Arlene W
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

a great place for an evening meal, great choice of menu, friendly staff, and the scone freebies are a bonus & so tasty. well worth a visit

Thank 19aquarius51
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Our Cold start to the year continues but our family had another great short break at St Andrews Country Lodges. Myself my wife my six-year-old son Rory and eight-year-old daughter Anna and Hamish the chocolate visited for dinner. Had nice meal at Strathkiness Pub. Good...More

Thank FalkirkSteak
Reviewed 13 April 2018 via mobile

We came here as we were staying nearby. We booked a table for Saturday evening and I was glad we had as it was full when we arrived. Really good menu with a variety of dishes. Calling it pub grub feels like an insult. We...More

1  Thank Lemoncake31
Reviewed 3 April 2018

What lovely people, what lovely food, what interesting albums on the wall but above all what aaamaazingly fantastic amuse bouche cheese and garlic scones ! they were like little cheese and garlic clouds that evaporated on contact with your tongue. The rest of the food...More

Thank Bill D
Reviewed 1 April 2018 via mobile

Great pub and very friendly staff and the service was first class. Great selection of beer and spirits.

Thank Paul M
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15 January 2018|
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Response from HeidiOrr | Reviewed this property |
I don't think they have a specifc kids menu but I see some of the items on the menu ( eg fish n chips ) can have a smaller size ordered.
16 May 2016|
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Response from Aspleyg1 | Reviewed this property |
We had lunch and sat outside enjoying the sunshine and view, no hurry at all from the mine host Barbara, who runs the Tav with her husband and family, certainly worth a visit. ps ( a lovely selection of gins ) 👍
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Groups, Bar Scene, Child-friendly, View, Kids
Open Hours
11:59 - 00:00
17:00 - 23:00
17:00 - 23:00
17:00 - 23:00
17:00 - 23:00
11:59 - 00:00
11:59 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 4 High Road | St Andrews, Strathkinness, St Andrews KY16 9RS, Scotland
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Scotland  >  Fife  >  St Andrews  >  Strathkinness
  • Phone Number: +44 1334 850085
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