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The Terrace Restaurant

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Seafood, European, Scottish
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Strathkinness Low Road | Rufflets Country House Hotel, St. Andrews KY16 9TX, Scotland
+44 1334 472594
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  • Food
    5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Quiet and tranquil ambiance

Good food, great service, but not for a younger crowd. Nice authentic Scottish offering. The sticky toffee desert is a must!

4 of 5 starsReviewed March 20, 2014
camilleiv
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Orange, France
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edinburgh
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28 reviews 28 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 5, 2015

Staff attentive, well set out and would satisfy a special occasion or just smart but casual dining. The food was well presented fish in particular very tasty. Good wine cellar!

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Le Minier, Aveyron, France
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53 reviews 53 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
50 helpful votes 50 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 20, 2015

For the first time in my life I took the family out for Christmas dinner. The menu soundind enticing, the reviews are great yet the experience was marred by average food and too many drunk hooray Henrys in close proximity. Not to be repeated. A bit of a rip off really.

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Edinburgh
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9 reviews 9 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2014

I was sadly very disappointed with this restaurant despite its wonderful location , interior and setting. We arrived on time to be told that the menu’s had not been printed as yet which didn’t fill me with any great expectations as they had had the whole day to prepare them. Decided however to let that go. We all went for... More 

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3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2014

We were a group of four couples on a vacation to St Andrews. Friends back home recommended this location to us for a memorable dinner. We arrived to a charming hotel on the outskirts of St Andrews. The hotel grounds feature a series of manicured gardens that were a relaxing setting before dinner. We sat in the living room and... More 

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Selkirk, United Kingdom
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41 reviews 41 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2014

We returned to St Andrews to celebrate our thirtieth wedding anniversary. Our wedding reception was held in the Terrace Restaurant back on the day. We had a great time then and a great experience this time, too. This time around: 1. The waiting staff were very professional and attentive. We were well looked after throughout our visit. 2. The food... More 

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Orange, France
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10 reviews 10 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 20, 2014

Good food, great service, but not for a younger crowd. Nice authentic Scottish offering. The sticky toffee desert is a must!

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Monifieth, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2014

My husband stayed at Rufflets for the weekend and enjoyed a dinner bed and breakfast package. We enjoyed lunch in the hotel on Saturday too. The service was excellent, the food was delicious and it was very good value for money for the quality of food.

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Crail, Scotland, United Kingdom
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3 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 1, 2014

We went with friends on a night out to Rufflets Hotel for a meal and had a great night. Excellent food and excellent service. I had the Sea Bass Starter and roast stuffed game bird and thoroughly enjoyed it. thank you Rufflets. This was my first visit and most definitely be back.

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scotland
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3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 14, 2013

My friend and I are fairly regular visitors to this Hotel throughout the year and always find the food delicious.My friend booked a festive lunch for us.When we arrived ,the booking could not be found .The staff were very helpful however and we were found a table.We were both full of expectation as to what delights would be on the... More 

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StephenOwen, General Manager at The Terrace Restaurant, responded to this review

Many thanks for taking the time to give us the feedback after your Festive Lunch. I am sorry about the confusion with the booking - the table was reserved for you, but there had been a mix up with the names attached to the booking. With regards the quality of the meal, and the price, we have tried to provide... More 

London, United Kingdom
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3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 2, 2013

We dined here with friends on the evening of our one night stay at the hotel. Without wishing to err on the gushing I really can't fault either the food or the service. We had drinks and nibbles in the lounge by the open fire and returned here for coffee after we had eaten; by then a comfy sofa was... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Strathkinness Low Road | Rufflets Country House Hotel, St. Andrews KY16 9TX, Scotland
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Scotland  >  Fife  >  St. Andrews
  • Phone Number: +44 1334 472594

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 30 - 53
  • Cuisine: Seafood, European, Scottish

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