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The Criterion

99 South Street, St Andrews KY16 9QW, Scotland
+44 1334 474543
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Fantastic pub in St Andrews

Had such a great evening in this friendly, characterful pub. Our dog was so welcome and the Cri Pie... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Rachelbal
The most wonderful steak and ale pie I have ever had

A wonderful pub in St Andrews. I always visit when in St Andrews. A good selection of beers and... read more

Reviewed 19 December 2017
anthonyfraser
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Nairn, United Kingdom
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“pies” (4 reviews)
“friendly pub” (2 reviews)
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99 South Street, St Andrews KY16 9QW, Scotland
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+44 1334 474543
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Had such a great evening in this friendly, characterful pub. Our dog was so welcome and the Cri Pie is amazing!

Thank Rachelbal
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Reviewed 19 December 2017

A wonderful pub in St Andrews. I always visit when in St Andrews. A good selection of beers and real ales. Great atmosphere with friendly staff. But I have to tell you all about the steak and ale pie. It is the most delicious I...More

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Reviewed 15 October 2017

Lovely atmosphere, a typical friendly pub. Food was excellent, & plenty of it. Staff were friendly & cared as to whether you enjoyed your meal.

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Reviewed 4 September 2017

The Criterion is a great bar with outstanding ambience, friendly staff and a great range of drinks including real ales. My only suggestion would be that the price list is reviewed and better displayed. I had a real ale at £3.70 which seemed entirely reasonable...More

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Reviewed 2 August 2017

We stopped by before heading to another castle and had the local beers and the pie...really good!. The place was cozy and friendly.

Thank Lola M
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Reviewed 26 April 2017

Just happened on this place by mistake while looking for somewhere for lunch. The food was excellent and the chef even told us the secret recipe to making his salad dressing which was delicious! Staff were really nice and served us with a smile and...More

Thank Feegeeheatlee
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Reviewed 6 February 2017 via mobile

St Andrews is blessed with many great pubs...but this one is the best! It's comfortable, the staff are friendly, reasonably priced, great selection of drinks and brilliant food. I highly recommend their famous 'Cri-Pie', I had the steak and ale version...it was totally delicious. You...More

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Reviewed 8 January 2017 via mobile

What a friendly pub full of locals whom made u feel very welcome will return sampled eden mills gins

Thank Kayt M
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Reviewed 1 January 2017

I visited Scotland last year and while spending the day in St. Andrews was lucky enough to stumble into The Criterian for lunch. I had been searching all over for a meat pie and their sandwich board caught my eye. I ordered their Cri Pie...More

1  Thank DeAnna P
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Reviewed 26 November 2016 via mobile

We stopped in to the Criterion for a lunch and boy are we glad we did! We wanted somewhere that was dog friendly and the staff were lovely. Harris got some dog biscuits straight away so he was happy. Food was superb, we highly recommend...More

1  Thank Karen N
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