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“some of the best fish and chips we have ever had :)”

The Tailend Restaurant and Fish Bar
Ranked #5 of 151 Restaurants in St Andrews
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: US$10 - US$25
Cuisines: Scottish, Grill
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Good for: Child-friendly, Local cuisine
Dining options: After-hours, Breakfast, Dinner, Reservations, Takeout
Description: We are a family run fish bar and restaurant. We have been in the fish business for four generations and we hope to keep the family tradition going. All our fish is locally sourced and is as fresh as can be. We have our own fish house based in Arbroath, Where we are particularly famous for our Smokies! (Haddock cooked over a barrel, giving an intense smoked flavour) and our Humble Haddock is also a customer Favorite! We are passionate about seafood and it comes across in all our dishes from the Humble Haddock to our Seared Tuna steak! We carry a bespoke range of wines and whiskys suited to compliment your dish, just ask our serving staff for advice.
Reviewed 6 July 2014

we drove over 20 miles to eat here and it was well worth the effort. Ordered haddock and chips (small portion £7.25) and it was superb! - lovely light batter, not greasy (although cooked in beef fat), and chips come in a little basket and you can ask for more as you want them - we liked not having a massive load of chips on our plates, but the waitress soon fetched more for us later. We returned the following day, and had Arbroath smokie and that was excellent as well. Lovely homemade lemon tart and icecream was great - the local Eden Brewery beer Clock Brew is really good as well, and they have some nice wines on the menu that you can order by the glass. Waitresses were really helpful - highly recommended place to eat!

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Reviewed 1 July 2014

Our group of 12 stumbled upon this restaurant our second night in St. Andrews and boy am I glad we did. The scallop appetizer was delicious as were the prawns. The Haddock and Chips was excellent, with the unlimited hand cut Chips being the star of the show. I had to push the bowl to the other end of the table to finally stop eating them. The service was a little slow, which was likely due to the size of our group, but the food was worth the wait.

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Thank Jason H
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Reviewed 30 June 2014

A really special experience.
Cooked to order so takes longer than a usual chip shop but the restaurant service is excellent with unlimited chips.
can't fault the meal at all. I cannot remember a better Fish and Chips ever.

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Thank Tony G
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Reviewed 30 June 2014

A large family lunch the day after our son's wedding. Really helpful staff, with the conservatory reserved for our party. Delicious fish and lobsters served pretty promptly. No frills but excellent quality and value.

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Thank Jenny L
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Reviewed 29 June 2014

Not much to say, except that they offer spectacular fish and chips (unlimited). All varieties are very tasty and cooked perfectly. Great value.

Thank Henry C
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