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The Waterfront
Ranked #3 of 9 Anstruther B&B and Inns
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Reviewed 4 November 2013

As Anstruther residents we eat here regularly for family meals out and for special occasions and it's also a good place to meet up with friends. The Hight Tea option is always a good deal if you can eat that much! I can't manage tea/ coffee, toast, followed by a main such as local fish and chips and then cakes and scones with cream and jam. It's all very tasty but such large portions.
The staff are friendly and helpful and the toilets are clean and tidy.
I often have 2 starters instead of a starter and main, this allows me enough room for a desert. The calamari are gorgeous lightly breaded and served with salad and lemon wedges, beautiful.

  • Stayed: October 2013, travelled with family
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Reviewed 4 November 2013

Thanks to trip advisor and the reviews shared - we booked a few days holiday in Fife. This little gem is well worth a visit. The rooms are modern and well equipped. We had rooms in the bake house and were very happy. The property offers self catered as well as just beds - I am sure the self catering will be to the same standard.

The rooms are attached to the very fine restaurant - its menu and cooking is worth a visit in its own right.

We spent three days in Anstruther and Fife and the restaurant was full on every part of the day - breakfast and through to late dinner. Given Anstruther isn't the busiest in November - this was amazing. Having lived in many cities and towns in the UK - I know of many restaurants that would have been very happy to have as much custom!

Parking can be exciting - but persevere - the Waterfront is worth any effort to visit it.

Room Tip: Granary and Bake House venues are both located behind the restaurant and offer quiet and secluded ac...
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  • Stayed: November 2013, travelled as a couple
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Reviewed 22 October 2013

Lovely food, fresh taste and large portion sizes. We visited twice because the kids and adults enjoyed the dinner we had.

Burgers were really tasty and kids had tortilla wraps whichever they enjoyed. Would go back as it was good value for money for the portion size.

Stayed: October 2013, travelled with family
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Reviewed 11 October 2013

The room which we stayed in was beautiful and so clean. I really want to head back again next summer! The staff were nice and helpful too and of course, Anstruther was lovely as always. I would highly recommend this if anyone needs a good and affordable place to stay in the area.

Parking around the area can be a bit of an issue but there are plenty side streets if you take the time to look around.

  • Stayed: May 2013, travelled as a couple
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Reviewed 11 October 2013 via mobile

An evening out with some friends and the idea was good food and good catch up. We were not disappointed. Excellent choice on the menu, plenty of choice for non fish lovers. We all had starters and my only complaint is they were far too big for starters. We all ordered fish type main meals. It was apparent the fish was all fresh and very well cooked. Despite having two massive courses a few people fancied trying a sweet however requested a half hour break to enjoy some wine before ordering desert. This wasn't really adhered to by the waitresses who asked every 5 minutes if they were ready to order. Therefore a few people backed out of having deserts.
Nothing would put us off from going back and would highly recommend anyone give it a go and don't be put off if your not a fish lover as there's is plenty choice on the menu.

Stayed: September 2013, travelled with friends
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Reviewed 6 October 2013

Ex accommodation large room with comp water and tea coffee etc. ideal location for visiting east Neuk and St. Andrews. Great choice of breakfasts and restaurant food lovely. Staff welcoming and friendly.would recommend and definitely stay here again

  • Stayed: September 2013, travelled as a couple
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Reviewed 6 October 2013

We had a 2 night break last weekend, The accomodation is lovely we had a huge room and my mother in law a small single. We booked on a bed and breakfast deal and the breakfast was freshly cooked, whatever you wanted and staff very friendly. Would have no hesitation booking again.

Room Tip: The resturant gets busy in the evening so book in advance.
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  • Stayed: September 2013, travelled with family
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Additional Information about The Waterfront

Address: 18/20 Shore Street, Anstruther KY10 3EA, Scotland
Region: United Kingdom > Scotland > Fife > Anstruther
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Beach Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Restaurant Suites
Hotel Style:
Ranked #3 of 9 B&Bs / Inns in Anstruther
Price Range: £64 - £136 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — The Waterfront 4*
Number of rooms: 10
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Described as "One of the treasures of the East Neuk," The Waterfront was proudly opened in May 2003, hosting a 55 seat a’ la carte restaurant. Personally run, The Waterfront has Anstruther’s finest location situated just a few steps from Anstruther’s harbour and marina with views over the Firth of Forth. During the warmer months we boast al fresco dining to the front and a mature courtyard for relaxing to the rear. We aim to cater for all tastes. Varied Seafood selections, chef’s specials, children’s menu, delicious coffee and cakes. The Waterfront seafood selection is surely there to impress boasting freshly delivered fish from local markets including oriental scallops, citrus salmon, stuffed sea bass, steamed mussels and a true Scottish favourite that has stood the test of time, good old Fish and Chips. ... more   less 
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