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Best places to eat in St. Andrews

Whether you are looking for a 3 course slap up meal or a 99 we bring the you the low down on the best places to dine in St Andrews

Mark Jenkins
Mark Jenkins 8 mins read

Dunvegan Hotel

Jigger Inn

Swilcan Restaurant

Vine Leaf Restaurant

Based in the heart of the town, the Vine Leaf is among the most popular and highly regarded establishments in St Andrews, offering a considerable menu ranging from locally sourced seafood (including St. Andrews Bay Lobster) to the very best in Scottish beef and lamb, in addition to gourmet vegetarian dishes. There really is something to satisfy even the most varied of tastes.

The restaurant also boasts its own cellar, and is consequently able to provide an extensive variety of fine wines to complement the dishes.

These have been personally sourced from the world’s leading vineyards and producers, combining to make a true culinary experience in what is comfortably one of the finest places in the Auld Grey Toon to spend an evening.

Tailend Restaurant

When visiting the British seaside, you would be doing yourself a disservice not to indulge in the most traditional of dishes – fish and chips. Situated on Market Street in the town, Tailend is an award-winning restaurant that offers the best that you can get. As one of the top-10 fish and chip restaurants in the UK, it certainly has the credentials and quality to back up that reputation.

Always busy with locals and tourists, there is consistently a relatively lengthy time to queue in line. It’s worth it however, as everything is made to order with care and attention, which ensures that excellent standard you would expect.

Furthermore, the sit-in part of the restaurant is licensed to sell alcohol, guaranteeing that an evening spent in the Tailend is a wholly pleasing one.

Eden Restaurant at Eden Mansion Hotel

Jannetta Gelateria

Located at the top end of South Street, near the Cathedral, Jannettas Gelateria boasts dozens of flavours, giving you and other ice cream aficionados optimum flexibility, countless combos, and the wonderful ability to customise your creation in numerous ways. It’s obvious why the queue is invariably outside the building.

On the inside, there is also a fine café that has a capacity for 36 diners. Breakfasts and sandwiches are available, but it’s the delicious ice cream sundae and delightful milkshakes that make it a worthy visit.

For anyone with even the slightest hint of a sweet tooth, Jannettas is something you must experience at least once, but you’ll likely go back for more.

Feeling inspired?
Even if you are not quite performing on the golf course, there are lots of other delights to experience in St Andrews.


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