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Address: Old Station Road | Old Course Hotel, Golf Resort & Spa, St. Andrews, Scotland
Phone Number: 01334474371
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7:00 pm - 10:30 pm
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Hours:
Tue - Sat 7:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Activities: Drinking
Description: Enjoy a fine dinner at the restaurant or sample from the bar's selection...
Enjoy a fine dinner at the restaurant or sample from the bar's selection of Scotland's finest whiskeys from more than 120 distilleries.
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Good food and great view.

Having visited the bar on the fourth floor of the Old Course Hotel previously this year I decided to try lunch in the bar. The choice was reasonable and I decided to try the fish... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed August 24, 2014
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Bournemouth, United Kingdom
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English first
Senior Contributor
22 reviews 22 reviews
6 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 6, 2015

A good place to stop before or after a round or walk around the Old Course in St. Andrews. If you don't get a chance to do either, then you should stop for sure! Great views from along the windows. Excellent selection of whiskies ... and other drinks. Food service is good too.

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Bournemouth, United Kingdom
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65 reviews 65 reviews
25 attraction reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2014 via mobile

Having visited the bar on the fourth floor of the Old Course Hotel previously this year I decided to try lunch in the bar. The choice was reasonable and I decided to try the fish and chips which were only a little more expensive than in other restaurants in St Andrews and in view of the amenities on offer and... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2014 via mobile

Great drinks. Super friendly service even for a busy saturday night. Very knowledgeable staff. The fettercairn fior is a great pick for a whisky. The Bow More sours is a lovely cocktail. Delicious pretzels too

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Bromham, United Kingdom
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32 reviews 32 reviews
6 attraction reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2014

A great place for that special occasion drink with the view from the bar being stunning. The atmosphere is relaxed with the service being friendly and efficient.

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surrey
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120 reviews 120 reviews
23 attraction reviews
110 helpful votes 110 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2014

In contrast to previous comments about poor/slow service, we were pleasantly surprised. It was St Andrews university graduation week so tables were hard to come by. We failed to get in at The Jigger Inn so thought we'd try the Road Hole Bar. They explained that they had a wedding in about an hour but that we were welcome to... More 

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Barnsley, United Kingdom
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1,385 reviews 1,385 reviews
493 attraction reviews
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed February 10, 2014

We decided to have a pre lunch drink here with friends, before moving on to the restaurant next door. It took an age to take our drinks order despite there being lots of staff & very few customers. The girl who served us, then proceeded to walk straight past us with the drinks & took them to the restaurant? We... More 

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Glasgow
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4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 23, 2013

We are four ladies who decided to go to the Road Hole Bar for champagne and Sunday brunch - it was a special occasion and we were looking forward to our treat. On arrival we wanted to sit at the window, the view being one of the reasons for choosing the Road Hole bar. However, we were not allowed to... More 

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Ontario
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133 reviews 133 reviews
64 attraction reviews
80 helpful votes 80 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2013

The ultimate golf view over The Old Course, scotch from every distillery in Scotland, a rich atmosphere and helpful staff. Try the a whisky tour or two to discover/sample high quality scotch from multiple distilleries.

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Leicester
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45 reviews 45 reviews
7 attraction reviews
90 helpful votes 90 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2013

This hotel has a fantastic location second to none for keen golfers and is definitely a place to be considered when in St Andrews; however the service has much needed room for improvement and leave yourself “plenty” of time; it will be safe to say allow 1 ½ hrs for a sandwich lunch? We had booked a trip of a... More 

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OldCourseHotel, General Manager at The Road Hole Bar, responded to this review

Dear Guest Thank you for taking the time to review your recent visit to the Old Course Hotel. I extremely disappointed to learn of your experience. As noted in this forum, our aim is to deliver exceptional experiences and to create lasting and meaningful memories, regrettably, we clearly did not achieve our aim on this occasion. I am very sorry... More 

Wirral
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21 reviews 21 reviews
6 attraction reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2013

Just had drinks here - not staying at the hotel but no problem. The views are AMAZING!!! The service is friendly (didn't expect this) and exceptional. Prices are of course not cheap (32 quid for a bottle of wine) but the views make this well worth it! Just visit.

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