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All 33 Cupar Restaurants

Ostlers Close

25 Bonnygate, Cupar KY15 4BU, Scotland
(01334) 655574
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Ranked #1 of 33 Restaurants in Cupar
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Good for: Romance, Doing business, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Dinner, Reservations
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Good for: Romance, Doing business, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Dinner, Reservations
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  • English first
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English first
Falmouth, Massachusetts
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4 reviews 4 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2014

Ostler's Close is the best restaurant in which my husband and I have ever had the pleasure to dine. Amanda and Jimmy are both fabulous cooks, passionate about using the best possible ingredients, relentlessly attentive to every detail, resulting in superb food. They are genuinely warm and friendly, non-pretentious, and good humored - we immediately felt welcomed and at home.... More

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Oxford, United Kingdom
Top Contributor
98 reviews 98 reviews
56 restaurant reviews
76 helpful votes 76 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 12, 2014

I will start with the negatives about this restaurant as there are many positives. The décor is a bit dated, the menus are hand-written and really difficult to read, but...what fantastic food. Run by a husband and wife team who clearly love what they do, the food was an absolute delight. Lots of wild mushrooms which were in season, and... More

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Cupar, United Kingdom
Senior Reviewer
7 reviews 7 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2014

We have visited this restaurant over the years for special occasions but popped in on the off chance tonight. The meal was brilliant as usual with freshly picked mushrooms, a special of grouse and yummy pudding. Along with little extras and a really good bottle of wine the meal set us up for the weekend. Such a relaxing atmosphere and... More

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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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69 reviews 69 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2014

I don't get here often enough...the restaurant is in a small close (alley) in the small-ish Fife town of Cupar and it's not easy to find. If you do take the time to figure it out, you will not be disappointed. The food is excellent. Ingredients are locally sourced and simply prepared. The wine list is also excellent and chosen... More

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Lundin Links, United Kingdom
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2014

a wonderful evening celebrating a 60th birthday with fantastic food, wonderful wines, warm and friendly, thoughtful and intelligent service of a fabulous meal - locally sourced produce cooked to perfection accompanied with flavoursome sauces and a good variety to select from - tuck yourselves away up the close for an absolute treat - Ostlers Close, Cupar should be very proud... More

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St. Andrews
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16 reviews 16 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2014

I have dined in this restaurant for as long as it has been open (30+ years). Founded by a couple from St. Andrews, they chose a highly unlikely location: off a small close by Cupar's main road, offering barely room to squeeze a quality eating place. There can't be more than 6/7 tables, but the charm of the place is... More

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Sydney, Australia
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2014

I visited this restaurant a few years ago when I was visiting my parents who live nearby.I did not expect to experience fine dining in what is a rather functional little Scottish town.The restaurant is tucked down a tiny alley and you would have to know it was there.Its small inside with a low ceiling but cosy. I was impressed... More

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scotland
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38 reviews 38 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2014

Again we enjoyed delicious local produce prepared with imagination and expertise . Jimmy manages to provide sauces with a real depth of flavour to accompany fife fish, lamb and beef etc. Amanda's puddings and petit fours also are light of touch but pack real flavours especially of seasonal fruits. Although the restaurant is small you are assured of your table... More

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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2014

A little tricky to find but well worth it. A friendly greeting and enticing menu that were worthy of much more exotic locations. The starters, mains and puddings were beautifully composed, with fresh ingredients of high quality. The soup pre-starter and bread were an unexpected bonus. Good wine list too. A great night out for a birthday celebration.

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Market Harborough
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7 reviews 7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2014

You have to search carefully for this very special restaurant, but once you have found it up a 'wee close' off the main route through Cupar, you'll never forget it! A fresh menu is prepared each day based on the availability of local produce and the presentation of all meals is second to none. The patron/chef has to be praised... More

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