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All 107 St. Andrews Restaurants

Vic Pub\Kitchen and Social Club

1 St Mary's Place, St. Andrews KY16 9UY, Scotland
+44 1334 476964
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Ranked #26 of 107 Restaurants in St. Andrews
Price range: $8 - $23
Hours:
Sun - Wed 11:00 am - 12:00 am
Thu - Fri 11:00 am - 2:00 am
Sat 10:00 am - 2:00 am
Cuisines: Contemporary, International, British
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Restaurant details
Good for: Bar scene, Dining on a budget
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations, Late Night
Description: The VIC is a twin venue of sorts, like the Olsens, except everyone here is a healthy eater and we don't see ourselves being billionaires anytime soon. There’s the pub/kitchen, which pretty much does exactly what it says on the tin, clinkity clink drinks from crafty craft beer to posher than posh teacup gin serves. Food glorious food, there may or may not be hot sausage and mustard (depending on the day and the chef's mood and whether or not we were able to catch fresh sausages that morning). The social club, although on the same floor as the pub/kitchen, is on an altogether lower level morally. The DJs are fresher than the air up on the 11th hole, totally non generic and they show up and play records really good. Then there's the one off club nights, the ceilidh and a whole bunch of other great stuff.We’re all about cheap as chips food, shin digs befitting of this ancient old town, cocktails, fairy tales, and pretty much anything else we can get away with doing in a licensed premises that won't result in our long suffering manager and his associates spending a casual weekend in the jailhouse.Free wifi access is available every day of the week, ideal if you’ve got a working lunch or just feel like a nosey on Facebook.
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1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 6, 2014 via mobile

We have had a lovely Christmas meal tonight. I would especially like to thank Head Chef Lucy and her team. I couldn't fault the food, it was a lovely meal. Especially the gravy. Also lovely bar staff very friendly. Only down side was the music was too loud for having a meal, I couldn't hear a lot of the conversations... More 

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VicCafe, Manager at Vic Pub\Kitchen and Social Club, responded to this review

Thank you for that amazing review! Lucy and the team will be delighted to know that you enjoyed your meal and we have to agree with you - the food IS amazing! We love that you had a great Christmas night out and next time, if you find that the music is too loud, just let one of our team... More 

COLLIERVILLE
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89 reviews 89 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
122 helpful votes 122 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 1, 2014

Three of us went in on a Friday night at 5:00 pm. There was no sign saying to wait to be seated, so we chose a table and sat. And sat. And sat. In the meantime we saw two groups of people be seated and served. We were ready to go up and make ourselves known when a server came... More 

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VicCafe, Manager at Vic Pub\Kitchen and Social Club, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to write us another review. Firstly we'd like to apologize for the service that you experienced as this certainly is not to our usual standards. It would be greatly appreciated if you could drop us an email over to hello@vicstandrews.co.uk so we can do an investigation and find out what exactly went wrong. I... More 

Dundee, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 25, 2014

staff at the vic were really friendly really welcoming and great to get along with had a few laughs with my waiter when I was there on Friday night! food fantastic I had the bbq chicken burger! would recommend to anyone wanted a relaxed, fun and really enjoyable evening! regards Sally

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VicCafe, Manager at Vic Pub\Kitchen and Social Club, responded to this review

Hi Ryan B! Thanks so much for excellent review! We are glad to read that our entire operation was to your satisfaction! We always recommend then Bourbon BBQ burger for this very reason, next time you are in give "Piggy in the Middle" a shot, you will not be let down! Thanks V x More 

Corbridge, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 19, 2014

We were visitng St Andrews for the weekend and looking for a family friendly place for dinner for 2 adults and a 4 yr old. Quick search on Goolgle and up came the Vic so we booked a table online. We really enjoyed our meal, fridneldy staff, relaxed enviroment and definitely child friendly with lots of books and games to... More 

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VicCafe, Manager at Vic Pub\Kitchen and Social Club, responded to this review

Thanks for taking the time out to write us a review, Nick! We love our miniature friends and always have plenty of activities to keep them occupied. We've got table tennis and Wii Sports through in our Social Club, arts and craft workshops on a Wednesday afternoon and on Saturday we do face-painting! You guys will have to come back... More 

Johannesburg, South Africa
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11 reviews 11 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 18, 2014

The Vic is aimed at the student market, and we found it to be "cheap and cheerful". Great food, excellent service, and lovely venue. Even though we had arrived just after a large table, the waiting staff, warned us of a potential delay, and then still managed to deliver the food timeously. Highly enjoyable!

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VicCafe, Manager at Vic Pub\Kitchen and Social Club, responded to this review

Thanks for writing us such an awesome little review! The team are delighted to know that you enjoyed your visit and we really hope that you come and visit us again when you are next in town :) V x More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 17, 2014 via mobile

We were looking for some good food in a pub with good atmosphere and we're not disappointed. Byron and Dan made us very welcome and the food arrived quickly and was perfectly cooked and presented. The onion rings were especially good (Jamie's cooking efforts were much enjoyed) Highly recommended.

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VicCafe, Manager at Vic Pub\Kitchen and Social Club, responded to this review

Thanks for taking the time out to write us such a great review, it has really made our day! We'll be sure to pass your positive words onto the boys who will be delighted. Make sure you swing by and say "hello" the next time that you are in town :) Can't wait to see ya again. V x More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 16, 2014

Always a great time in the Vic, great booze and good food. Stephanos sorted everything out quickly even when understaffed.

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VicCafe, Manager at Vic Pub\Kitchen and Social Club, responded to this review

Thank-you for writing us a review, Joshua! We love that you enjoyed the Welly Ball Weekend and had a great evening with us! :) Can't wait to see you again! V x More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 15, 2014 via mobile

Like every time, time at the Vic was well spent Great good. Great service A special thanks to Stephanos for the great service

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VicCafe, Manager at Vic Pub\Kitchen and Social Club, responded to this review

Thanks for writing us such a great review! We love that you enjoy spending your time at the VIC and we'll be sure to pass your lovely comments onto Stephanos! Come and visit us again soon. V x More 

aberdeen
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110 reviews 110 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
51 helpful votes 51 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 10, 2014

stopped by on walk back to the hotel, good food and atmosphere. very spacious inside. If you have kids (or are a big kid) , they had a face painting lady there on the Saturday afternoon

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VicCafe, Manager at Vic Pub\Kitchen and Social Club, responded to this review

Thanks for taking a second out to write us such a lovely review! We always have plenty of activities happening through-out the week, for all ages. Rozz does arts and crafts with the little ones every Wednesday afternoon and face-painting every Saturday. (Everyone loves getting their face painted, right?) We're glad that you enjoyed your lunch with us and if... More 

St Andrews
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 9, 2014

I've been going to the Vic regularly for the past two and a half years and I can certainly say that I have been satisfied with the quality of service. To give an idea of what it's like: Last time I visited was for brunch with friends, the staff were on the ball and took our orders with excellent and... More 

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VicCafe, Manager at Vic Pub\Kitchen and Social Club, responded to this review

Thanks for writing us such an awesome review! It's great to read that we've managed to continuously impress you over the last two years and we hope that you continue to visit us for years to come. Our team enjoy their work and giving perfect customer service and we'll be sure to pass your positive words onto Stephanos! Hope to... More 

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Additional Information about Vic Pub\Kitchen and Social Club

Address: 1 St Mary's Place, St. Andrews KY16 9UY, Scotland
Phone Number: +44 1334 476964
Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Scotland  >  Fife  >  St. Andrews
Open Hours:
Sunday 11:00 am - 12:00 am
Monday 11:00 am - 12:00 am
Tuesday 11:00 am - 12:00 am
Wednesday 11:00 am - 12:00 am
Thursday 11:00 am - 2:00 am
Friday 11:00 am - 2:00 am
Saturday 10:00 am - 2:00 am
Average Prices: USD 8 - 23
Cuisine: Contemporary, International, British

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