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West Port Bar & Kitchen

170 South Street, St. Andrews KY16 9EG, Scotland
+44 1334 473186
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Ranked #53 of 107 restaurants in St. Andrews
Cuisines: Eclectic
Good for: Families with children, Bar scene, Large groups, Doing business, Outdoor seating, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
Restaurant details
Good for: Families with children, Bar scene, Large groups, Doing business, Outdoor seating, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
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English first
Louth, England, United Kingdom
Senior Reviewer
6 reviews 6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2014 NEW

We went for breakfast here just yesterday along with a couple of locals and they remarked how great the place looked after its refurbishment. For our part, we got a well cooked, good Scottish breakfast (do note the full menu is not available on opening) at a good price and although this isn't good news for the place itself but... More

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WPBK, General Manager at West Port Bar & Kitchen, responded to this review

Hello and thank you for leaving us such a great review on tripadvisor. Next time you are out our way you will have to stop in for a cocktail or two :-D Jim & the team More

fife scotland
Senior Reviewer
8 reviews 8 reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2014 NEW

My friend and I went here for an early evening meal and were very pleasantly surprised. The interior was beautifully done and the food was excellent and reasonably priced. The staff were very pleasant and helpful. We will go back.

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WPBK, General Manager at West Port Bar & Kitchen, responded to this review

Hello and thank you for taking the time to leave us such a great review on tripadvisor. We are glad that you approve :-D Jim & the team More

England
Senior Contributor
30 reviews 30 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2014

This bar has been well updated with a cosy bistro like feel, good music and convivial atmosphere. Great for cocktails.

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WPBK, Manager at West Port Bar & Kitchen, responded to this review

Hi! Glad you like our new décor! :) We have cocktail specials changing every week so you always have somethng new to try! Thanks again Rory More

Vienna, Austria
Contributor
12 reviews 12 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2014

I have been to the West Port on several occasions, usually for drinks, and always liked it. The other day I came here to have dinner with a friend. I got a burger with some fries and my friend had pulled pork. Both dishes were good and tasty. We also had desert, and here I have to say that the... More

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WPBK, Manager at West Port Bar & Kitchen, responded to this review

Hello I'm very glad you enjoyed your dinner! The pulled pork especially is a real winner! We are sorry about the garden but its not our decision :( Hope to see you again! Thanks Rory More

fife
Senior Reviewer
8 reviews 8 reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2014

I attended with my wife and 2 kids, my wife ordered fish and chips which was full of bones and only had about 10 chips, I ordered a steak baguette and the steak was really chewy and wasn't even big enough to fill the baguette and again arrived with about 10 chips, my 5 year old son got a kids... More

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WPBK, General Manager at West Port Bar & Kitchen, responded to this review

Hello. I am sorry that you did not enjoy your meal with us. Having spoken to the staff on duty that day I do understand that as soon as we were made aware that the fish did contain bones and that this was unacceptable, we immediately made new and different meals for your family. I have taken the issue up... More

Thirsk, United Kingdom
Top Contributor
51 reviews 51 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

I don't know if I was just lucky, but the night I ate there I ordered liver and mashed potato and have to say it was unbelievably good. The mash was proper, home-made stuff (always take a gamble when you order mash in restaurants, in my experience) and the liver was cooked to perfection. The only shame was that I... More

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WPBK, General Manager at West Port Bar & Kitchen, responded to this review

Well hello there. I am so glad that you enjoyed your meal with us and hope to see you again next time you are down our way. Many thanks for leaving a great review! More

St. Andrews, United Kingdom
Top Contributor
64 reviews 64 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

We often visit as a group or family . Plenty of menu choices to suit most tastes. Standard of food is good , look out for specials and offers . Staff always efficient and friendly , great new beer garden..

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WPBK, General Manager at West Port Bar & Kitchen, responded to this review

Hello Vincent. Many thanks for leaving us a nice review on Tripadvisor - we are glad that you approve! Hope to see you again soon. Thanks More

Fife, Scotland
Senior Contributor
21 reviews 21 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2014

Very friendly and efficient staff. Food reasonably priced. Menu obviously set centrally as it is exactly the same as The Westport Pub in Linlithgow. Where is the opportunity for chef to show his/her flair.

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WPBK, General Manager at West Port Bar & Kitchen, responded to this review

Hello Sue. Thank you for taking the time to leave us a review on Tripadvisor. Although the menu is set by our head office the chefs still do have to make the dishes and also they do get to put all their years of experience & knowledge into creating a list of amazing & popular specials for the evening times.... More

Aberdeen, United Kingdom
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 7, 2014

We came to Westport for dinner after spending our bank holiday in st.andrews. Although not full there was a lovely buzz and a warm greeting. We were shown to a nice table in the window and ordered off the "dine out" menu. This was very good value and although anxious as to what we would get we were not disappointed.... More

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WPBK, General Manager at West Port Bar & Kitchen, responded to this review

Hello. I am so glad that you enjoyed your meal with us & thank you for giving us a fab review on tripadvisor. Hope to see you next time that you are down our way :-) More

Fife
Top Contributor
104 reviews 104 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
77 helpful votes 77 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 3, 2014 via mobile

We took advantage of an "Itison" promotion which offered a choice of main course and and a pint of beer or glass of wine for 2 people for less than £14. You are never sure just what to expect with this type of promotion but on this occasion the West Port exceeded all our expectations. The service was friendly and... More

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WPBK, General Manager at West Port Bar & Kitchen, responded to this review

Hello Thank you so much for your fantastic review that you gave us on Tripadvisor. You are right that you never do know with the likes of the It Is On promotion if you are getting a bargain or not - but I sure you will agree that this one is almost too good to be true. I am so... More

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