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The Tavern at Strathkinness

4 High Road | St Andrews, Strathkinness, St Andrews KY16 9RS, Scotland
+44 1334 850085
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  • Excellent77%
  • Very good18%
  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“fish pie” (17 reviews)
“scones” (32 reviews)
Open Now
17:00 - 23:00 Hours
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 1 week ago via mobile

On a wet weekend we arranged to meet friends in St. Andrews. On seeing the weather I decided to book The Tavern instead of traipsing around the town in the rain based on previous reviews and we were not disappointed. All the food was delicious...More

Thank Gayle J
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We arrived for lunch and were warmly greeted. Offered a table in the bar or the restaurant, we chose the restaurant (much quieter than the busy bar). The view from the restaurant is excellent, particularly if you get a table at a window. We were...More

Thank Edmund R
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My friend and I went here for lunch. Lovely warm welcome from the very friendly staff. Such a cosy atmosphere. Very good menu. Food was freshly made for us. Was amazing. We had a lovely table at the window with excellent views over the Eden...More

Thank marionwatters
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We enjoyed a wonderful meal of vast proportions. The menu is suited for a small pub as you'd expect, but extremely well executed. I had the best salmon salad in years. The whiskey selection is also very good. We will certainly be back!

Thank 169canuck77
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The Tavern at Strathkinness was an amazing find. We were staying at nearby St Andrews and decided to venture out of town for dinner. The tavern had so many lovely surprises. As we walked in, we were greeted by a band playing traditional Scottish music....More

Thank Maly S
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Found this lovely tavern whilst on a work trip and I must say i wasn’t left disappointed. Such friendly people very welcoming and the food well that is out of this world. The chef should be proud his food was just amazing and you could...More

Thank Tiffani4125
Reviewed 8 February 2018

I have visited the Tavern many times and never been disappointed. So it was an easy choice for a joint family birthday 55 and 93 being celebrated. I can safely say of all the successful visits this was the best. The food was excellent both...More

Thank Graham C
Reviewed 14 January 2018

I've come here a few times and it has always been great. I love the fish and chips and their coconut fish and chips is amazing! Great cheese plates and desserts. My friends had fish pie and mushroom stroganoff and they said they were both...More

Thank Nadia F
Reviewed 12 January 2018 via mobile

Really high quality meal. Everything tasted delicious, with all parts of the meal cooked to perfection. Small restaurant and cosy atmosphere but very good food. Thanks.

Thank Claire M
Reviewed 3 January 2018

Visited here for a meal with close friends who had received a recommendation about it. Very impressed with the whole experience - the portions were extremely generous, the food was absolutely delicious and the restaurant, although small, had a great atmosphere. Staff were lovely and...More

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Questions & Answers
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, Kids, Local cuisine, Child-friendly, View, Bar Scene, Groups
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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