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Packages including accommodation, transport and tickets from 11th - 18th July
Packages including accommodation, travel and tickets from 11th - 18th July

Dining out in Scotland

Scottish cuisine is amongst the finest and freshest in the world. We have collated a list of excellent restaurants that we think you’ll enjoy during your time in Scotland.

Restaurants in the East Neuk of Fife

Pictured: Dining at The Cellar

Fine Dining –

Craig Millar @16 West End

St. Monans, KY10 2BX
Tel. 01333 730327.

Excellent fish restaurant on harbour front in this small fishing village - a short drive from St. Andrews. Sister restaurant to the Seafood Restaurant in St. Andrews. The conservatory and terrace overlook the sea. This restaurant has won accolades such as SLTN Restaurant of the year, AA Seafood restaurant of the year, AA Restaurant of the year for Scotland, AA Wine list of the year, CIS Restaurant of the year, Scottish Restaurant Awards Speciality Restaurant of the Year.

The Cellar, Anstruther

24 East Green, Anstruther, KY10 3AA
Tel. 01333 310 378.

This small fine dining restaurant is tucked away off the Main Street in Anstruther in an atmospheric building which used to be an old store for fishermen’s nets.There is only one tasting menu, inspired by seasonal Scottish produce and locally foraged ingredients from the East Neuk coastline and countryside. The Chefs work passionately, sourcing the best produce available throughout the seasons, enabling them to create a purposefully designed and thoughtful dining experience.
Pictured: Dining at The Ship Inn, Elie

Casual Dining –

The Waterfront Restaurant

4 Shore Street, Anstruther, KY10 3EA
Tel. 01333 312200.

Sitting on Anstruther’s Marina, this small restaurant offers the best of local seafood at great value. The Waterfront restaurant offers a wide range of dishes to choose from but you can't come here and not have the seafood! menu. The restaurant prides itself on its sustainable approach to sourcing quality produce and is a member of the Sustainable Restaurant Association.

The Ship Inn

The Toft, Edlie, KY16 1DT.
Tel. 01333 330246.

A fantastically atmospheric and friendly pub situated on the bay at Elie, in the East Neuk of Fife, overlooking the beach. Great pub food, excellent fish and chips! Sunday lunch extremely popular. BBQs in fine weather.

Golf Tavern ‘The 19th Hole’

5 Links Rd, Earlsferry KY9 1AW.
Tel. 01333 330610.

Don’t be fooled by the Golf Tavern’s quaint village pub-like exterior, for beyond the bar lies a substantial restaurant which has been recently refurbished, serving quality food to rival any regular pub grub. It’s affectionately known by locals as the '19th Hole’ given its proximity to the adjacent 18-hole golf course, which has remained relatively unchanged since 1896. Homemade chicken curry, quiche, soups and pâtés are just some of its specialities while freshly prepared sandwiches and salad feature heavily on the menu during July and August. Daily specials are all par for the course and diners can expect hearty cooking with portions to match.

The Anstruther Fish Bar

42-44 Shore Street, Anstruther, KY10 3AQ.
Tel. 01333 310518.

Often listed as the best fish and chips in Scotland and the continuous queue confirms its popularity. Table service is available.

The Dory

15 East Shore, Pitenweem, KY10 2NH.
Tel. 01333 311222.

The Dory Bistro & Gallery is a joint venture dreamed up by co-owners Malcolm Cheape and Ruth Robinson. Ruth has lived in Pittenweem for 21 years and recently gave up her career as a geologist working at the University of St Andrews to develop the bistro-restaurant. Malcolm Cheape is originally from Glenfarg in Perthshire but has been exhibiting his paintings in Pittenweem since his art school days at Duncan of Jordanstone in the 1980s. The new business is a blend of their interests and passions - great food, great artworks and creating a welcoming environment for their customers. They feel lucky to have such a super location for the business on the harbourside of central Scotland's most important fishing port. They are dedicated to turning the sea and land treasures of Fife, Angus and Perthshire into brilliant and affordable dishes.

The Dreel Tavern

16 High Street West, Anstuther, KY10 3DL.
Tel. 01333 279238.

An atmospheric venue for fine food and drinks where you can expect wholesome pub meals and a lovely beer garden overlooking the Dreel Burn from where the tavern takes its name. Enjoy the traditional low ceilings and friendly locals. Food is served during lunch and dinner periods with a lean towards seafood, unsurprisingly, including highlights such as seafood chowder, fish and chips, mussels and artisan sausages.