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The Waterfront

18 / 20 Shore Street, Anstruther KY103EA, Scotland
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    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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edinburgh
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8 reviews 8 reviews
5 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We visit the East Neuk frequently to photograph the various harbours. On Sunday we came through to Anstruther and stopped at The Waterfront and though busy with pre booked tables managed to find us a quiet table for 2. Table service from the young staff was excellent, friendly and efficient. Toast arrived followed by 2 well proportioned plates of fish... More 

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Birmingham, United Kingdom
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11 reviews 11 reviews
4 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

As we get older the high life of clubs, girls and drinking till the sun rises fades, especially for stag trips. The need for all hours drinking is partially replaced by a need for a comfortable bed and a decent breakfast, both of which were available at The Waterfront. An ideal location for access to the golf courses nearby. There... More 

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Kirkcaldy, United Kingdom
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3 reviews 3 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Had a lovely stay here our room was clean and tidy with a nice xl double bed,food in the restaurant was superb along with friendly staff who were always on hand,will definitely be back to this jewel in the east nuek.

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Liverpool
1 review
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I'm not one for writing reviews...But...I work as a maintenance manager for a well known hotel chain. So, read the reviews and opted for what I thought would be a perfect stop over to a 8-9 hr drive north (room No 5), I have family in anstruther so i'm no stranger to what this lovely little village has to offer.... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2015

Went to the waterfront restaurant in April and had a lovely meal. Myself, partner and my 2 teenagers. Lovely table at window with views over the sea and harbour. Warm welcome shown to table and offered choice of Al a cart or high tea menu. We choose high tea as wide range of main courses. We were brought some lovely... More 

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18 reviews 18 reviews
7 hotel reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2015

Just returned from a three night break here. We were visiting family in st.andrews. The staff are nice, the food is delicious and the rooms are lovely clean and spacious. The location right on the harbour front is perfect. There are several fish and chip shops an indian and a bakery all nearby. We were very lucky with the weather... More 

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Isle of Skye, United Kingdom
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28 reviews 28 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2015

I recently stayed for three nights here whilst working on a professional photography assignment. A hotel nowadays needs to have a high level of standards in the following, Value for money, great staff, good food, excellent cleanliness and acceptable wi-fi. The Waterfront gets a maximum score on all of these except for the wi-fi. It was virtually non existent. The... More 

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Aberdeen, United Kingdom
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54 reviews 54 reviews
31 hotel reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 10, 2015

This review is only based on the restaurant/food - not the hotel rooms as we only had a meal here. I had a starter of Mussels and main of Battered Smoked Haddock with FRUIT salad. All of our food was cooked to perfection, If you like smoked fish, I highly recommend the battered smoked haddock with the fruit salad. Was... More 

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Stirlingshire
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62 reviews 62 reviews
7 hotel reviews
45 helpful votes 45 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 1, 2015

This is a very good place to stay when on a tight budget. Its not a fancy hotel but a restaurant with rooms, right on the harbourfront. The accommodation is compact but clean and well appointed. Special mention must go to the staff who were polite and helpful throughout. We really enjoyed the food, especially the breakfast.

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Inverness, United Kingdom
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7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2015

My partner and I came here whilst visiting St Andrews. Anstruther itself is a nice quiet little place and where the waterfront sits was just gorgeous on the day we visited. The sun was shining and really showed the beauty of the place. The staff were very helpful and the food we had for dinner we really enjoyed. The view... More 

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