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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” (36 reviews)
Open Now
5:00 PM - 11:00 PM Hours
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 3 days ago 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

Thank sunbeamimp
Reviewed 1 week ago 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

Thank MandJReid
Reviewed 1 week ago 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.

Thank Flavio q
Reviewed 3 weeks ago 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

2  Thank Mark H
Reviewed 4 weeks ago 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

Thank NorthernStar37
Reviewed 15 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

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

Thank Emma Jane B
Reviewed 11 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.

Thank Brian S
Reviewed 10 August 2018

We went for dinner here, a bit outside of St. Andrews. Food: A- Everything served was delicious and well made. Ambience: B+ Part of the building looks like a pub, the other part like a nice casual restaurant. Comfortable. Service: A The service was quick...More

Thank Maria35
Reviewed 7 August 2018

We had a lovely meal at the Tavern at Strathkinness. The food was hot and very big portions. I like the that the food is cooked to order. It has a nice view on a clear night.We will be back.

Thank anstuart
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Elaine B
28 July 2018|
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Response from heatherrjolly | Reviewed this property |
Not sure if the6 allow dogs
13 July 2018|
Response from dougandjoan | Reviewed this property |
Its about thirty minutes walking via high road or 5 min drive
13 July 2018|
Response from 19aquarius51 | Reviewed this property |
Sorry,can't help you on this 1, we were just on holiday, staying nearby, was a 1 off visit for us
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Bar Scene, View, Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
11:59 AM - 12:00 AM
5:00 PM - 11:00 PM
5:00 PM - 11:00 PM
5:00 PM - 11:00 PM
5:00 PM - 11:00 PM
11:59 AM - 12:00 AM
11:59 AM - 12:00 AM
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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