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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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  • Excellent75%
  • Very good20%
  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“fish pie” (21 reviews)
“scones” (37 reviews)
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Bar, British, Pub, Scottish, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
££ - £££
4 High Road | St Andrews, Strathkinness, St Andrews KY16 9RS, Scotland
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Reviewed 30 September 2018 via mobile

Had a lovely meal here tonight. We are on holiday with our dog & finding it difficult to find somewhere we can eat & take him with us. We had a table in the bar rather than the restaurant as we had our dog with...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank elainebV4534QZ
Reviewed 22 September 2018 via mobile

Fantastic food, service and bar selections in a cozy setting off the beaten path. A friendly, family owned and run business with top notch cuisine. Highly recommend!

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank Stay121560
Reviewed 17 September 2018 via mobile

Meal was generally of a high standard. My fish was not to the same standard as previously in that the haddock was very wet in the batter leaving a heavy feeling. Other meals were excellent. Staff were very friendly. Need to book to be sure...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank sunbeamimp
Reviewed 7 September 2018 via mobile

During a recent holiday in Crail we visited the Tavern for dinner. Friendly welcome, excellent menus with great selection of dishes. We settled on haggis stuffed mushrooms and scallops with black pudding for starters followed by pork belly and caramel coated salmon. Each dish was...More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank MandJReid
Reviewed 7 September 2018 via mobile

Huge portions and nice flair, the view from outside the tavern is also nice. The waiter was very nice and the food superb.

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank Flavio q
Reviewed 27 August 2018 via mobile

Food was some of the best we have had in the United Kingdom. I paid twice as much for a steak in Edinburgh that was only half as good. A really nice Brie appetizer with a sweet, very tasty chutney. The steak and ale pie...More

Date of visit: August 2018
2  Thank Mark H
Reviewed 17 August 2018 via mobile

We ate at the Tavern this evening, three generations including two children 11 and 7. The welcoming complimentary cheese scones were lovely. The menu was varied with no specific children’s menu but marked dishes which could be made smaller. We had a variety of starters,...More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank NorthernStar37
Reviewed 14 August 2018

The tavern holds a commanding spot within the town of Strathkinness on the outskirts of St Andrews. Menu is extensive and appropriate for the location. The welcome is warm and the staff friendly and attentive. The tavern lay out is one of its many strengths....More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank richard b
Reviewed 12 August 2018 via mobile

My husband and I are on holiday at St Andrews and had the Tavern recommended. It did not disappoint. On arrival the bar area was quirky and I had a lovely read of the entertaining and humours plaques on the wall. The tavern was clean,...More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank Emma Jane B
Reviewed 10 August 2018 via mobile

Enjoyed dinner with friends on a visit to St Andrews. Great selection of specials as well as the standard menu. Food well prepared and tasty. Good choice of drinks including malt of the week. Will be back on next visit to the area.

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank Brian S
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Questions & Answers
13 December 2018|
Response from TheTavernStrath | Property representative |
Sorry we will not be open again until the Friday closed 25-26-27
28 July 2018|
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Response from heatherrjolly | Reviewed this property |
Not sure if the6 allow dogs
12 July 2018|
Response from dougandjoan | Reviewed this property |
Its about thirty minutes walking via high road or 5 min drive
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Parking Available
Good for
View, Bar Scene, Child-friendly, Kids, Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining
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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