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East Pier Smokehouse

East Pier | East Shore, St Monans KY10 2AR, Scotland
+44 1333 405030
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  • Excellent73%
  • Very good22%
  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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Restaurant Hours
Seafood, British, Scottish, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
East Pier | East Shore, St Monans KY10 2AR, Scotland
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Reviewed 7 November 2017

We had a seafood lunch here on their last day of the season. It was superb and great value. This is a must visit restaurant.

Thank stanleeder
Reviewed 30 October 2017

No. 1 Food is excellent - great smoked fish, excellent and unusual salads, great location...what more can i say... a real must for us (and we live about 10 miles inland). Its informal - i.e. first come, first served; order at the counter and then...More

Thank Munromartin
Reviewed 29 October 2017

Had been told about this place by friends who stay locally. We ended up making a late decision to go for lunch on a beautiful summer's day. Sat outside overlooking the harbour - picture postcard setting. The place was really busy but relaxing none the...More

Thank Crombers
Reviewed 14 October 2017 via mobile

We ordered our food downstairs in the shop and went and sat on the terrace upstairs as dogs are not allowed inside. The views from the terrace was lovely looking out to sea and we were told that if we got cold they would provide...More

Thank jacquiandchris
Reviewed 11 October 2017

By chance we found the East Pier, and ate a wonderful early dinner of smoked sea bass. Make sure you get there in time to order before they close at 5pm. Lovely views upstairs over the harbour, very friendly staff, good value for money and...More

Thank brisbanebreakers
Reviewed 8 October 2017

We had a very tastfull smoked seabass and smoked porkbelly on the terras upstairs where you have a nice view over the small harbour.

Thank Anke H
Reviewed 4 October 2017

We found The Smokehouse by chance, had a wonderful time sitting upstairs on the deck with fantastic views across the water and over the harbour. There was a great selection of dishes - once we got the hang of the ordering system! - and we'll...More

Thank Olivia H
Reviewed 28 September 2017

The Smokehouse was recommended by a friend. The setting on the end of the pier with an upstairs restaurant and deck is perfect for views. The food is a large section of smoked fish. There is baked goods and snacks as well. The opening hours...More

Thank Ian P
Reviewed 27 September 2017 via mobile

Dropped in here for lunch last week after reading previous reviews. It did not disappoint. Set right on the harbour you are met with a cheery welcome and an explanation on how the ordering system works. Simply make your food and drink choice and collect...More

Thank jrob242
Reviewed 27 September 2017 via mobile

Called in today for coffee and cake. Scones looked good. Chose fruit scone with butter, other half wanted his with jam and cream. My scone was very doughy and severely undercooked, waiter took it back then returned to ask if I wanted a refund or...More

Thank Nitahud
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24 July 2017|
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Response from lesley J | Reviewed this property |
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18 March 2017|
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Response from John H | Reviewed this property |
Hi. You would need to check with the owner. I'm only a customer! I went there a few times though & don't recall them doing fish & chips. Thanks.
22 August 2016|
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Response from Lemniot | Reviewed this property |
No but dont worry as seats aplenty if not in the various restaurant areas then you can find a pew elsewhere along the sea front.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$7 - US$21
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Waitstaff, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Child-friendly, View, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: East Pier | East Shore, St Monans KY10 2AR, Scotland
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Scotland  >  Fife  >  St Monans
  • Phone Number: +44 1333 405030
  • E-mail
This smoke house serves freshly caught and freshly smoked fish for lunches. Absolutely delicious! OPEN SEASONALLY. MAY opening Wednesday - Sunday 11 - 5pm. JUNE, JULY & AUGUST open every day with late opening on Friday & Saturday until 9pm. We DO NOT TAKE BOOKINGS just come on down.
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