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Betty Nicols Bar and Bistro

Closes in 24 min: 12:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Open today: 12:00 PM - 11:00 PM
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Great venue

Great choice of beers, gins and whiskies, served by a great team of staff. The locals are all very... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
Doug J
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Barnsley, UK
Excellent Service, Fantastic lunch

Have only popped in twice for a spot of lunch on both visits , but WOW what fantastic service , We... read more

Reviewed August 13, 2019
Fiona S
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Levenmouth, United Kingdom
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A traditional Victorian Bar dating back to 1741, retaining period features. Serving a wide range of premium spirits, including 40 malt whiskies, with 60 gins and great choice of rums and vodkas. We have a large selection of Tall Horse South African...more
Closes in 24 min
Hours Today: 12:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Suggested duration: 2-3 hours
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297 High Street, Kirkcaldy KY1 1JL, Scotland
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+44 1592 642083
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Reviewed 5 days ago

Great choice of beers, gins and whiskies, served by a great team of staff. The locals are all very friendly and make you welcome.

Date of experience: August 2019
Thank Doug J
Reviewed August 13, 2019

Have only popped in twice for a spot of lunch on both visits , but WOW what fantastic service , We were told to sit down as the gentleman behind bar would get out drinks order at the table, and then gave us the menu...More

Date of experience: August 2019
Thank Fiona S
nanjospubcoltd, Owner at Betty Nicols Bar and Bistro, responded to this reviewResponded August 14, 2019

Thank you Fiona S for sharing your experience of Betty Nicols. We appreciate you taking the time. John and Nan

Reviewed August 4, 2019

Visited today for a celebratory Afternoon Tea and can recommend 100%. Lovely private room with friendly staff. Served first with an amazing selection of savouries : mini sausage rolls, Toad in the hole and samosa alongside the usual sandwiches, followed by cream scones, cakes and...More

Date of experience: August 2019
Thank Anne Q
nanjospubcoltd, Owner at Betty Nicols Bar and Bistro, responded to this reviewResponded August 5, 2019

Thank you Anne Q We are delighted you enjoyed your afternoon. John and Nan

Reviewed July 3, 2019 via mobile

Don’t visit here often enough! Great pub! Good atmosphere, friendly staff and fantastic selection of Beers,Wines and especially Whisky and Gin! Afternoon tea is Brilliant!

Date of experience: July 2019
Thank 67gibby
nanjospubcoltd, Owner at Betty Nicols Bar and Bistro, responded to this reviewResponded July 4, 2019

We are delighted you enjoyed your visit to Betty Nicols 67gibby, we hope to see you again. Thank you for sharing your comments on trip advisor. John and Nan

Reviewed July 2, 2019 via mobile

Large selection of gins and ales and welcoming bar staff who know their stuff. Great ambience, especially Saturday nights with the Bentleys playlist.

Date of experience: July 2019
Thank Kevin R
nanjospubcoltd, Owner at Betty Nicols Bar and Bistro, responded to this reviewResponded July 3, 2019

Thank you for taking the time to share your comments on your visits to Betty Nicols. John

Reviewed June 17, 2019

Decided to treat mum to afternoon tea after my dad's passing a few weeks ago and it was Father's weekend which made me sad. This was a real pick me up and on arrival Garry took us to a lovely table with a crisp table...More

Date of experience: June 2019
Thank Rainyjune19
nanjospubcoltd, Owner at Betty Nicols Bar and Bistro, responded to this reviewResponded June 19, 2019

hello Rainyjune19 We are very sorry to hear of your loss. We are delighted we were able to help to give you both a pleasant afternoon. Thank you for taking the time to share your experience of Betty Nicols.

Reviewed June 11, 2019

Expect an exceptionally warm welcome at this classic Scottish town pub. There's a superb atmosphere in a timeless, unspoilt pub which oozes charm and makes it a 'must visit' when in Kirkcaldy. There are three varying ales on offer, generally all Scottish and from smaller...More

Date of experience: May 2019
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nanjospubcoltd, Owner at Betty Nicols Bar and Bistro, responded to this reviewResponded June 12, 2019

Thank you 989pezzafor taking the time to share your experience on trip advisor. We appreciate your post.

Reviewed June 5, 2019

Probably the best pub in Kirkcaldy ! A great selection of real ales available and some reasonably priced bar snacks.

Date of experience: August 2018
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nanjospubcoltd, Owner at Betty Nicols Bar and Bistro, responded to this reviewResponded June 7, 2019

Thank you Doug J for taking the time to post your experience of Betty Nicols. All the team appreciate your kind words.

Reviewed June 5, 2019

Just back from an afternoon of cheese n wine given to us as a present. What a lovely selection of wines and cheeses with fresh crackers not soggy left outs. Table was set out most elegantly and we were made more than welcome from the...More

Date of experience: June 2019
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nanjospubcoltd, Owner at Betty Nicols Bar and Bistro, responded to this reviewResponded June 6, 2019

Thank you Norriebee for taking the time to share your experience at Betty Nicols.

Reviewed May 7, 2019

Traditional pub at the end of a sad town centre street, but probably the high spot of my visit to Kirkcaldy/ Great welcome,home cooked food and very friendly folks. Wishing the business all the best

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank Gordon H
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Viperinelight50
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Response from nanjospubcoltd | Property representative |
HI The toilets were renovated around 2010. It is not possible to get parts for fittings from 1741. Betty Nicols originated as a hotel in 1741, it became a pub in the late 1800s. Between the 19th century and today, the pub... More
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