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Balgove Larder

Strathtyrum, St Andrews KY16 9SF, Scotland
+44 1334 898145
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  • Excellent57%
  • Very good29%
  • Average8%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“steak” (378 reviews)
“scones” (119 reviews)
“onion rings” (50 reviews)
Open Now
9:00 AM - 5:00 PMAll hours
Cafe, British, Scottish, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Strathtyrum, St Andrews KY16 9SF, Scotland
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

We have visited Balgove a number of times over the last couple of years. We always visit the restaurant/cafe and it never disappoints. The food is high quality and presented well and offers good value for money (generally portion size is large). This is perhaps...More

Thank Bodester
Reviewed 3 days ago

My second visit, this time just for a cup of tea. Our order was taken at the table and brought to us by a cheerful waitress. Very busy. Shop has quality produce and products. Bought spices. Free Parking.

Thank Phyll60
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Amazing food, beautiful setting and great service. Well recommended if you're in the area, but note that it's very popular so arrive early. And they don't take bookings.

Thank John H
Reviewed 1 week ago

Next to the Larder and made out of Potato (tatie) Boxes. Trestle tables and grit floors. Excelent burgers cooked on a real charcoals griddle. Not cheap, nor are the starters, but good quality so I guess you pay for what you get. Excellent local draught...More

Thank LSJ---13
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Wide variety of foods on offer of very good quality and locally sourced. Soups at £3.75 to take out provided 4 hearty servings and are excellent value. Scones to go were large and only £1 each. We did not use the cafe or steak house....More

1  Thank Stewart H
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Visited the Balgove whilst staying nearby to watch the golf, 5 of us including a 1 year old visited on a Saturday at 5pm.fairly busy but got seated straight away . Ordered drinks and selected our mains from a varied menu. This restaurant is like...More

Thank colinrimington
Reviewed 1 week ago

On an impulse we decided to try the Balgove for lunch,and are glad we did.Arriving around 1pm we had a 5min. wait for a table which allowed me to see what others were ordering.We both had the smoked haddock chowder,I'm a bit of a soup...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Right opposite the Old Course, wide range of fresh, locally sourced meals - breakfasts from granola to eggs Benedict, lunches including smoked haddock chowder, massive beef stew etc. Very efficient and hard-working staff, great food, pleasant ambience. Also a steakhouse with a good reputation and...More

Thank Chrisnik48
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Wonderful for coffee and cake or breakfast or lunch , just about anything really . Very attentive staff . Specially recommend the scones , served warm absolutely delicious.

Thank Elizabeth C
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Popped in for an afternoon treat with my daughter. Lovely selection of cakes and hot drinks in beautiful surroundings. Shopped their wide range of merchandise too - something for everyone! xx

Thank Louise F
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Questions & Answers
natasha s
24 March 2017|
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Response from Pilar A | Reviewed this property |
I don't remember seeing one on that particular day, but many places are dog friendly in Scotland. Probably you should call the restaurant to make sure.
Kathryn H
8 October 2016|
Response from rd3audi | Reviewed this property |
I would not think they do
25 September 2016|
Response from louise605 |
Hi Jane, We're currently experiencing a temporary fault on our lines. If you would be so kind enough to email us your telephone number at, we will call you straight back. Many thanks
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$4 - US$40
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Local cuisine, Groups, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Strathtyrum, St Andrews KY16 9SF, Scotland
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Scotland  >  Fife  >  St Andrews
  • Phone Number: +44 1334 898145
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