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The Orangery Restaurant

Balbirnie Park, Markinch, Glenrothes KY7 6NR, Scotland
+44 1592 610066
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Overview
  • Excellent71%
  • Very good15%
  • Average8%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“sorbet” (7 reviews)
“fillet steak” (6 reviews)
“bread” (3 reviews)
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CUISINES
British, Scottish, European, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$$$
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LOCATION
Balbirnie Park, Markinch, Glenrothes KY7 6NR, Scotland
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1 - 10 of 194 reviews

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We came here for an evening meal with family, it truly is a beautiful place, the food was fantastic and the service was also very good. Would definitely return.

Thank Susan M
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Been to this restaurant at Balbirnie House now a couple of times, food has been excellent on both occasions. First visit service was excellent, but unfortunately not so good on second visit, though this could have been due to a large party at time of...More

Thank 2000Mark2012
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

As a family we are scattered all over the world. We were in Scotland for our sons wedding. Our three children decided it would be nice to have a dinner together as a family. Approaching the venue through the beautiful grounds was a treat as...More

Thank William A
Reviewed 26 August 2017

I can thoroughly recommend the chefs table! We went there for my Dads birthday treat and everyone really enjoyed the whole experience. The chefs Terence and Lucy were friendly and chatted with us and it was really interesting to watch them at work. Watching the...More

1  Thank Ian M
Reviewed 26 August 2017 via mobile

We were here for our wedding anniversary, the surroundings are very nice and the staff were attentive throughout. My only slight criticism would be that I feel the menu could be broadened. That would not stop us going back again.

Thank Andrew B
Reviewed 23 August 2017 via mobile

Food was as expected very nice. Staff require training. One poor young girl trying to organise obviously new staff who are not experienced enough to use own initiative. Lots of standing in corridor rather than clearing tables etc., particularly empty tables. Many errors made however...More

1  Thank Kivvy
Reviewed 15 August 2017 via mobile

Great food however the staff are not experienced enough to run this type of operation. Two aperitifs were forgotten and the staff had to be reminded twice and one of the waitresses giggled at our request for the missing drinks. Also the wine was opened...More

Thank June F
Nicholas R, Owner at The Orangery Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 21 August 2017

Hello June, Many thanks for posting your online comments, and especially noted re the opening of your wine bottle. We look forward to welcoming you back on a future occasion, and happy to hear that you thought the food was great. All best wishes, Nicholas...More

Reviewed 10 August 2017

Booked a family meal for 4 in the Orangery ,excellent service from the moment We walked through the entrance doors. The food was was delicious and presented beautifully The staff were attentive and professional,our waitress had our coffee/tea waiting For us in the lounge ....a...More

Thank elizabethgaffney14
Nicholas R, Owner at The Orangery Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 15 August 2017

Hello Elizabeth, Thank you so much for your kindness and denoting a 5 Star review for our Orangery. We're absolutely delighted to hear that your visit was such a success, and we look forward to welcoming you back to Balbirnie on another future occasion. All...More

Reviewed 10 August 2017 via mobile

Enjoyed a meal at Balbirnie for my wife's birthday. It has changed but still really enjoyed it. Also had excellent service. I would recommend going here it's such a nice atmosphere.More

Thank Nowkg
Nicholas R, Owner at The Orangery Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 15 August 2017

Hello Nowkg, Thank you so much for your kindness and denoting a 5 Star review for our Orangery. We're absolutely delighted to hear that your visit was such a success, and we look forward to welcoming you back to Balbirnie on another future occasion. All...More

Reviewed 30 July 2017

I booked dinner at the Orangery as our previous experiences have always been excellent and special. I booked on this occasion to treat my sister who is over from Australia on holiday and I wanted to do something special for her.On arrival I sensed something...More

Thank A R A
Nicholas R, Owner at The Orangery Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 4 August 2017

Hello A R A, Sorry to hear that you didn't enjoy your visit, and noted, as per policy if there is ever any legitimate complaint, we'll refund or repeat, which per your 'fondant potato', is what happened. Whilst replying, most helpfully intended re 'the change',...More

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Vivienne C
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast
Restaurant features
Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Validated Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Child-friendly, View, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Groups, Local cuisine
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Balbirnie Park, Markinch, Glenrothes KY7 6NR, Scotland
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Scotland  >  Fife  >  Glenrothes  >  Markinch
  • Phone Number: +44 1592 610066
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