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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 p.m. - 11:00 p.m. 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 1 week ago

A very inviting and welcoming place to arrive at after a walk on a chilly October evening. High on a hill with a great view. Windy, clear, cold, and dark outside, warm oasis inside! The owners were very nice to us as were the local...More

Thank janeN3706BN
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Visited on 06/10/18. Food was fantastic, we both left totally stuffed! Was a little pricey but well worth the money! The fresh scones to start off were amazing and was a nice change to the normal bread roll you’d get at most restaurants. Quick service,...More

Thank spongelikefus92
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

About 3 miles away from St Andrews in the country. Typical village pub and really busy on Saturday evening, great buzz eaters and drinkers. You have to book in advance. We had a group of 6. Staff mixed, at the bar very helpful but our...More

Thank william g
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Had a lovely meal here tonight. We are on holiday with our dog & finding it difficult to find somewhere we can eat & take him with us. We had a table in the bar rather than the restaurant as we had our dog with...More

Thank Elaine B
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Fantastic food, service and bar selections in a cozy setting off the beaten path. A friendly, family owned and run business with top notch cuisine. Highly recommend!

Thank Stay121560
Reviewed September 17, 2018 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 September 7, 2018 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 September 7, 2018 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 August 27, 2018 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 August 17, 2018 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
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Elaine B
July 28, 2018|
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Response from heatherrjolly | Reviewed this property |
Not sure if the6 allow dogs
July 12, 2018|
Response from dougandjoan | Reviewed this property |
Its about thirty minutes walking via high road or 5 min drive
July 12, 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
Good for
Groups, Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, View, Kids
Open Hours
11:59 a.m. - 12:00 a.m.
5:00 p.m. - 11:00 p.m.
5:00 p.m. - 11:00 p.m.
5:00 p.m. - 11:00 p.m.
5:00 p.m. - 11:00 p.m.
11:59 a.m. - 12:00 a.m.
11:59 a.m. - 12:00 a.m.
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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