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“Even better than before”
Review of Room with a View

Room with a View
Ranked #1 of 11 Restaurants in Aberdour
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: US$25 - US$35
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Good for: Romantic, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine
Dining options: After-hours, Dinner, Lunch, Delivery, Reservations
Description: Room with A View, Seafood Restaurant situated within the Forth View Hotel in the coastal village Aberdour, Fife. Enjoy succulent scallops, wholesome halibut & Fresh Langoustines and many more delicious seasonal seafood dishes cooked to exquisite perfection. Whilst also enjoying the small but special menu you can enjoy the spectacular views of Edinburgh and the river Forth whilst listening to local Classical Guitar player Nick Rees on the sound system (who also plays live on occasion). Every seat offers a view of Edinburgh or Aberdour Harbour or climbers on the Hawkcraig Cliffs. On a sunny day it is nice to enjoy a pre-dinner drink in the garden area or eat Al fresco
Reviewed 12 April 2014

On our second visit , one year later, to this restaurant we found the same beautiful setting and stunning views, the warm and friendly and relaxed service and the same completely unpretentious dining experience we so much enjoy.

This small restaurant with rooms could easily be mistaken on first arriving as a child friendly B&B with tired unmatched sofas and toys strewn everywhere.How wrong you would be!

This is without doubt the finest fish food restaurant experience by a long mile in these parts and possibly the best value anywhere.

The food was even better since our last visit. The hamper to share starter was truly mouth watering and the fish main courses fresh and tasty. The sweet offerings were also better than last year and but still need a little more flavour enhancement.

The wine list is small but well chosen and priced to compliment the menu.

In my opinion this is a one star Michelin dining experience without the starch and at half the cost.

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Reviewed 31 March 2014

Had a marvellous birthday lunch here, which exceeded (my already high - based on friend's reviews of the place) expectations. The specialty sharing hampers to start are amazing. Lots of lovely morsels.
The wine list enabled good choices at reasonable prices. In fact the pricing was very good considering the michelin star quality food and service. I would say the portions were on the generous side and it is not often you can say that!

Interestingly I understanding from the manager Hannah that transport can be arranged free of charge from the Aberdour train station (20 or so mins train from Edinburgh so ideal during the festival) where you can be collected and returned. I will be taking advantage of this the next time. There is ample parking nearby but it is a steep walk down to the restaurant (or a tricky steep track for the nervous driver) - absolutely worth it for the stunning views out over the Forth though.

Can't wait to go back.

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Reviewed 30 March 2014

We have already dined at Room with a View. We made this lovely discovery last year and have also enjoyed staying the weekend there too. The staff are really friendly and nothing is ever too much trouble. In the better weather it's so nice to sit outside and enjoy a drink or coffee in the garden. With such a view, who could resist? And it's so relaxing. As for the food, we are more and more impressed each time we dine. Our latest meal was yet another meal to remember, ranging from the scallops cooked to perfection, to monkfish medallions that were of a texture and presentation I'd never eaten anywhere else. As for the chocolate and aubergine torte...well, that's another delightful surprise. Well done to everyone and we'll be back soon!

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Reviewed 24 March 2014

We had an amazingly fresh seafood lunch, which was perfect. A real joy to experience carefully selected in-season local produce! Well cooked and prepared.

The restaurant is on the seafront, so offers brilliant views of the Firth of Forth. Restaurant staff are happy to collect you from the nearby train station, so you can enjoy a nice glass of wine too.

Highly recommended restaurant.

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Reviewed 23 March 2014 via mobile

Had the most exquisite lunch here today and I cannot recommend this place enough! I have had many wonderful meals in many places including Michelin starred restaurants and today was one of the best meals I have ever had! Good sized portions, piping hot food , beautiful presentation and a taste sensation - brilliant service as well. It's a must to visit and the setting and view just adds to the joyous experience - only 24 covers so I would think a reservation is a must

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