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Rocca Grill

The Links, St. Andrews KY16 9JQ, Scotland
01334472549
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Ranked #7 of 107 restaurants in St. Andrews
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $34 - $94
Cuisines: Italian, Scottish
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Good for: Romance, Large groups, Doing business, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
Description: The new Rocca Grill - classic modern Italian food, using the best of Scottish produce with Italian taste. Gorgeous surroundings & the most fabulous view from every table,direct onto the 18th green of the world famous Old Course & beyond to West Sands beach. Grill menu with scottish steaks & local seafood, fresh pastas & local seasonal produce.
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Memphis, Tennessee
Senior Contributor
27 reviews 27 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2014 NEW

We had a table right next to the window that allowed us to look out over the 18th on the Old Course. I had the Dornoch Lamb which was delicious and I would fly back from the States just for that. Service was great and the prices were good.

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LIttle Rock, AR
Senior Contributor
36 reviews 36 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
44 helpful votes 44 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014 NEW

8 friends were traveling in July on a golf junket. Decided to pop in on the word of a fellow Tripadvisor poster. Food delicious, sunset was over the top, but service was a little spotty. You need to make reservations in advance as it was packed the night we went. Spacious room with contemporary appointments. Worth the treat!

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Jacksonville, Florida
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014 NEW

Scotland has wonderful restaurants we discovered but the incredible view, professional and attentive service, and most of all the marvelous meals reasonably priced made this our favorite place. So good was it that we ate there two consecutive nights. It was a great both times.

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Glasgow, United Kingdom
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5 reviews 5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2014

Had booked for anniversary meal and as promised they gave us a brilliant table overlooking the 18th , the food was fantastic , staff very professional and welcoming , atmosphere and setting finished it off

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Maura P, Guest Relations Manager at Rocca Grill, responded to this review

We are so pleased your anniversary dinner at Rocca was memorable and very much appreciate your comments. We look forward to welcoming you back in the near future. Guest Relations Manager More

Chester, United Kingdom
Senior Contributor
37 reviews 37 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2014

What a glorious view over the Old Course and the Firth of Tay beyond! If you go in June, it stays light until you leave. This is a formal restaurant, with formal but impeccable service. We went for the graduation dinner, but had a wide choice, and everything was beautifully presented and delicious. The starters were a delight, from the... More

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Maura P, Guest Relations Manager at Rocca Grill, responded to this review

Thank you for your very complimentary review on your recent visit to Rocca to celebrate Graduation. Your comments are greatly appreciated and will be shared with all our team. Guest Relations Manager More

Cincinnati, Ohio
Top Contributor
123 reviews 123 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2014

We made reservations at Rocca weeks in advance requesting a table with a view of the Old Course. Our confirmation email Sia d they would send us a reminder emIl two hours before our reservation. When we didn't receive it, we phoned to find out why. They lost our reservation. They told us they would squeeze us I if we... More

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Rocca G, Public Relations Manager at Rocca Grill, responded to this review

Thank you for your recent review. Apologies for the mix up with your reservation and I am pleased that we could allocate you a table. Your booking was made through a third party booking site with an automated response All bookings made on our website are replied and confirmed in person. Re you comment on frosted windows?? None of our... More

Falkirk, United Kingdom
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3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2014

St Andrews being an extremely popular town for international visitors the Rocco Grill should be a must for extended visiting travellers in this iconic golfing resort. We have a holiday home in St Andrews and selected this upmarket restaurant to celebrate my wife's birthday accompanied by my daughter and family a total of five persons. We were seated ideally with... More

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Rocca G, Guest Relations Manager at Rocca Grill, responded to this review

Thank you for your review and delighted you enjoyed your meal and cocktails all enhanced with a window table to soak up the stunning view. I will pass on your compliments to all the team at Rocca. Guest Relations Manager More

surrey
Top Contributor
112 reviews 112 reviews
71 restaurant reviews
93 helpful votes 93 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2014

We booked a long time in advance because of demand during Graduation Week and were surprised to bag the best view in the house! Stunning. Thank you. Very good food. Oustanding cocktails too.

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Rocca G, Guest Relations Manager at Rocca Grill, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to review your dining experience at Rocca Grill during Graduation Week. We are delighted to hear that you enjoyed your visit all enhanced with a window table! Guest Relations manager More

Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2014

Having recently visited St Andrews to play golf on the Old Course as a special treat, the experience was further enhanced by dining at the fabulous Rocca restaurant. Overlooking the 18th green of this historic course, Rocca offers excellent freshly cooked food made with locally sourced ingredients. I thoroughly enjoyed the starter of Lobster with Pasta made with saffron and... More

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Rocca G, Guest Relations Manager at Rocca Grill, responded to this review

Thank you for sharing your experience at Rocca Grill which we truly appreciate. Along with playing golf on the Old Course you then experienced great dining at this stunning location and all the seasonal dishes we have to offer. I will relate your service comments to all the team at Rocca. Thank you Guest Relations Manager More

Aberdeen
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2014 via mobile

Had an amazing dinner here last night, both of us chose the filet steak and we agreed it was the best steak we have eaten! Really great service, attentive knowledgable and polite. Special thanks to Finn and Stefano (the boys behind the bar!!!) who were awesome banter and made us some excellent cocktails!!!

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Rocca G, Guest Relations Manager at Rocca Grill, responded to this review

Thank you for your recent review on Rocca Grill. I will convey your comments to Stef and Finn who do a great job in Rbar with the cocktails along with the "banter" ! Our beef is renowned for its supreme quality which you truly appreciated. Thank you. Guest Relations Manager More

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