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The Keys Bar

87 Market St, St. Andrews 01334 472414, Scotland
KY16 9NX
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Ranked #19 of 103 restaurants in St. Andrews
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dundee
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 6, 2014 via mobile

Worked for a number of years in st andrews a lot of years ago and even poured pints for stewart and carol on occasion! Didnt know carol had passed away until yesterday but her warm mein host lovlieness lives on through her daughter & staff! Will b back soon

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Paisley, United Kingdom
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23 reviews 23 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 28, 2013

I visited the Keys with my wife, daughter and family dog on a wet Tuesday in November. It turned out to be a great choice. After a walk on the beach, we were cold, wet and miserable. First off, we were delighted to be told that our golden retriever was welcome. When I went to order my favourite malt whisky... More

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Nottingham, United Kingdom
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16 restaurant reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 6, 2013 via mobile

We loved this pub as most other places in the area are chock full of students.this place is different.great beers,resonable prices,great atmosphere.we had a chat with a couple of caddies and there is always someone to have a chat to about golf.really enjoyed out evening in there. If you like old school pubs defo check it out.

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San Diego, California
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25 reviews 25 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 10, 2013

We met the local cadies and had a great time talking to them about St Andrews golf course No complaints

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Abu Dhabi, UAE
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10 reviews 10 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2013

Claire is by far the friendliest and most passionate whisky lover I have ever met. First of all this place has a tremendous amount of different whiskies on hand. Second of all, if Claire sees that you are genuinely interested in the whisky and in this Scottish tradition, she is willing to let you taste each and every one of... More

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Toledo, Ohio
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2013

Best service our group had in Scotland. Pub owner in Ohio appreciated the hospitality that Claire and her staff gave us!!!

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Manchester, United Kingdom
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20 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2013

As the previous reviews have said, a great little pub, friendly locals and staff. Welcomed our dog and got him a bowl of water. Food wise very limited just toasties but over all a pleasant visit and we will be popping in again when we are next up in St Andrews

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2013

Lovely little bar with superb range of whiskeys & very helpful polish bar maid who certainly suits the place & enjoys her job. Friendly locals and traditional beers. Makes a nice change from the student orientated pubs. Try a few whiskies :)

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glasgow
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2013

Always go the The Keys when in St Andrews and again not disappointed Claire and all staff lovely new girl was always smiling keep up the good work x

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Viseu, Portugal
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56 reviews 56 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 4, 2013

I went to this pub twice while I was in St. Andrews for it seemed to me as the only place which was not full of students and the average age was above 30! It has very nice staff who let me taste the whisky before I could decide which one I was going to drink, The atmosphere is relaxed... More

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