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The Jigger Inn

Address: The Old Course Hotel Golf Resort and Spa, St. Andrews, Scotland
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Ranked #4 of 11 Nightlife in St. Andrews
Type: Bar/ Clubs, Bars
Activities: Drinking
Owner description: This historic building is steeped in history. It dates back to the 1850s, when it was the station...
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Type: Bar/ Clubs, Bars
Activities: Drinking
Owner description: This historic building is steeped in history. It dates back to the 1850s, when it was the station master’s lodge and the history and heritage live on. Today, The Jigger Inn is home to golfing memorabilia, crackling open-hearth fires, home-cooked food and a superb selection of Scottish beers – this is traditional Scottish pub hospitality at its very best. Fondly referred to as ‘the towns best 19th hole’ and much loved by the many celebrities who visit.

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Hitchin, United Kingdom
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32 reviews 32 reviews
15 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 18, 2014

Good food and drinks in a surprisingly small venue. Nice to wlak to it along the 18th and 17th of the old course. We had a nook to ourselves and the staff were friendly and knowlegable.

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Shrewsbury, United Kingdom
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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2014

Just what a great little pub should be with all the nostalgia of the golf from years gone by at St. Andrews

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Hong Kong
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35 reviews 35 reviews
8 attraction reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2014

Jigger Inn is closed to 17th Hole Old Course . It's a pub with tons of character . Love the place . Great outdoor seating area . Don't miss out this place when you visit St Andrew , Scotland.

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Phoenix, Arizona
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 attraction reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2014

Great food,great location,and a friendly staff.Their is nothing here not to like.Did I mention it's on the road hole,so great entertainment .

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Des Plaines, Illinois
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101 reviews 101 reviews
10 attraction reviews
84 helpful votes 84 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2014

Writing this review from the Jigger Inn, I'm again impressed how quaint and cozy it is, even though it is attached to a very luxurious and modern hotel. I spent an afternoon here my last trip to St. Andrews and will continue to visit here on future trips. There have an excellent outdoor seating area -- right along side the... More 

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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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92 reviews 92 reviews
23 attraction reviews
47 helpful votes 47 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 5, 2014

We were recommended by a friend to head for here on our day trip to St Andrews. We had a hearty lunch that was very good value. My tabouleh and roasted veg could have improved with a touch of Balsamic glaze, my son's burger was very good and the service warm and friendly. The ladies' room was nicer than in... More 

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Albuquerque, New Mexico
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20 reviews 20 reviews
7 attraction reviews
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2014

While dear hubby was on the Old Course, I waited to meet him on the 17th in this charming pub. There were pictures and other decorations celebrating the history of St. Andrews. The server was most nearly perfect and the Sticky Toffee Pudding was not only the best Sticky Toffee Pudding I've ever had, but in the top five of... More 

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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 1, 2013

There are alot of positive reviews here but unfortunately our experience was very much the opposite. I booked a sunday lunch at the jigger for my wife's birthday celebration. I was a student at st.andrews in the early 90's and was interested to see how the pub had changed and sample the food, which sounded simple but good quality. The... More 

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OldCourseHotel, General Manager at The Jigger Inn, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for taking the time to leave feedback following your recent visit to the Jigger Inn. We regularly receive wonderful feedback regarding both the food and service in the Jigger Inn and I am genuinely very sorry we failed to meet yours, and indeed our own expectations on this occasion. I would like to personally assure you... More 

Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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11 reviews 11 reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 2, 2013

An old friend of a celebratory pub after a great round with the lads - fish and chips are the best as is the selection of beers on tap - can't really fault it!

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Hanover, Massachusetts
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138 reviews 138 reviews
66 attraction reviews
71 helpful votes 71 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2013

Sat outside at night and had late dinner after playing Food was good and so was the service Fun to be able sit and watch people hit their approach shots into the Road Hole Worth the walk from our hotel near town.

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