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The Waterfront

4.0 of 5
18 / 20 Shore Street, Anstruther KY103EA, Scotland
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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4 reviews 4 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

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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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

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 1 week ago

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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30 hotel reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

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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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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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Belfast, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 28, 2015

There's not much to Anstruther but the Waterfront is perfect for visiting my daughter who is studying in St Andrews. It's about ten minutes away but an awful lot cheaper than many places in St Andrews and better than those I've stayed in. Very good breakfast, fine porridge and a fry that was only spoiled by that English abomination, baked... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 28, 2015

We recently stopped off at the Waterfront for lunch, although it was busy we were served quickly we had no complaints, food good and staff nice. We would defiantly go back again and suggest to others the same.

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Dundee, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 27, 2015

We had a 2 night stay via an itison deal. The rooms was lovely, clean and very cosy...the heating had been turned up which was ver appreciated on a cold February night. The staff were very accommodating and friendly. The vast choices available for breakfast was amazing....made it hard to choose. We dined at the restaurant on both evenings and... More 

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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 23, 2015

The Waterfront looks impressive as if it might be better than most places in Fife but these first impressions count as it's popular, busy and by no means excellent, in fact it's really poor compared to similar looking places in the world's big cities. The choice of food is so limited, even their selection of cakes to eat with coffee... More 

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