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25 Bonnygate, Cupar KY15 4BU, Scotland
(01334) 655574
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Hours:
Tue - Sat 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Dining options: Dinner, Reservations

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Visitor rating
  • 108
    Excellent
  • 14
    Very good
  • 3
    Average
  • 4
    Poor
  • 2
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    5 of 5 stars
    Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Dinner for two

This is a Gem ! The Graham family have been doing this for decades and it shows. They know their business so well, it's just an amazing place for dinner. Hidden along the lane it has a lovely atmosphere with warm calm decor and the owners run front of house and cook to a very high standard... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed May 10, 2015
Scotmac1
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Scotland, United Kingdom
Good for:
  • Doing business
  • Local cuisine
  • Special occasions
  • Romantic
  • Entertaining clients
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131 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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English first
Scotland, United Kingdom
Contributor
12 reviews 12 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 10, 2015

This is a Gem ! The Graham family have been doing this for decades and it shows. They know their business so well, it's just an amazing place for dinner. Hidden along the lane it has a lovely atmosphere with warm calm decor and the owners run front of house and cook to a very high standard indeed. The menu... More 

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Aylesbury, United Kingdom
Senior Contributor
32 reviews 32 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2015

This is a small restaurant in one of Cupar's closes. Staff are friendly and I particularly liked that we could taste the house wines before we decided on one. The restaurant is run by a husband and wife team and seemed well frequented by locals, we were lucky to get a table as we booked on the Saturday morning. There... More 

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Glasgow, United Kingdom
Reviewer
5 reviews 5 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 7, 2015

If you don't mind paying for quality locally produced food then this is a must. The bespoke menu is hand written on a daily basis and is created around the produce available on the day. Jimmy is a culinary genius who can rival any top restraunt in Glasgow. Mandy is a wonderful host and creats the most amazing puds. The... More 

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Fife
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9 reviews 9 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 1, 2015

Joined by my son and his partner to celebrate my husbands retirement. A warm greeting from staff and we were quickly served drinks and given a menu. The table was ours for the evening so we didn't feel rushed. We all chose different things and each of us were delighted with the meal. The wine with the starter and the... More 

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Cupar, United Kingdom
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 21, 2015

We went out for a night of good food and wine and almost all our expectations were exceeded. The only thing I can say detracted from the whole night was the size of the place. It felt small, not quite cramped but small. Apart from that everything was great, food, service, wine, atmosphere. I would definitely go back again so... More 

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Cupar, United Kingdom
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10 reviews 10 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 8, 2015

We have come to visit here on special occasions as it is the best restaurant we have had the pleasure of dining in, anywhere in the world. The food is absolutely top notch, the ambiance is romantic and intimate for couples, but also suitable for larger parties. It is amazing to get the mix of such excellent food in such... More 

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2 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 4, 2015 via mobile

This restaurant is a must if you are in the area and is well worth the money. I would go as far as to say it is the best meal I have ever had at a restaurant. The service is great as well and the owners, who cook and prepare all the food themselves are very friendly. I cannot wait... More 

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Cupar, United Kingdom
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3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2014

We have visited the restaurant many times over the years and find the quality of the food superb. This October we celebrated our wedding anniversary with a meal there . (we normally are away for this) and Amanda and Jimmy the owners made us so welcome and once again the presentation and quality of the food was fantastic. The Scallops... More 

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Falmouth, Massachusetts
Senior Reviewer
6 reviews 6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 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
193 reviews 193 reviews
94 restaurant reviews
120 helpful votes 120 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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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 25 Bonnygate, Cupar KY15 4BU, Scotland
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Scotland  >  Fife  >  Cupar
  • Phone Number: (01334) 655574

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Doing business, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Romantic, Entertaining clients
Open Hours
Tuesday
7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Wednesday
7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Thursday
7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Friday
7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Saturday
7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

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