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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%
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“fish pie” (17 reviews)
“scones” (32 reviews)
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Bar, British, Pub, Scottish, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
££ - £££
4 High Road | St Andrews, Strathkinness, St Andrews KY16 9RS, Scotland
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Reviewed yesterday

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 2 days 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 3 days 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 3 days 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 1 week ago

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 5 weeks ago

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

1  Thank Hazel52Falkirk
Reviewed 22 December 2017

Eat here two nights in a row. Great fish and chips, walking distance from our lovely b&b. Nice bar with friendly locals and a great atmosphere

Thank miriam c
Reviewed 8 December 2017 via mobile

We went here with friends for lunch. We were greeted warmly and shown to our table. Our table had a great view over the hills towards the river Eden. There was a plentiful menu incorporating a few rather unusual dishes such as coconut haddock. We...More

Thank ian f
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15 January 2018|
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Response from Sarah P | Reviewed this property |
No there isn't a children's menu but they will do smaller portions of the main menu.
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, Groups, Child-friendly, View, Bar Scene, Local cuisine
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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