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The Waterfront

461-463 High Street, Kirkcaldy KY1 2SN, Scotland
+44 1592 202095
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  • Excellent74%
  • Very good17%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible3%
Travelers talk about
“venison” (16 reviews)
“lobster” (6 reviews)
“fish cakes” (6 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
British, Scottish, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
461-463 High Street, Kirkcaldy KY1 2SN, Scotland
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Reviewed 5 days ago

As a first time visitor to the restaurant I had no preconceived ideas about the place but my Son and Daughter in Law, who were with us, had been before and liked the place. First impression was a very clean, well presented room, nicely laid...More

1  Thank Bob C
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Had a meal here tonight as a treat for a 30th birthday. Food was excellent we all had something different and everything excelled. Owner spent time chatting with us and we will definitely be back. Would recommend to friends.

1  Thank jimlockhart124
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We were in Kirkcaldy for one night and arrived late without a reservation. It looked like the restaurant was winding down and most people were leaving. We got a table for two nonetheless and enjoyed some delicious food and fantastic service. Unexpectadly the owner Tom...More

1  Thank Blakese7en
Reviewed September 9, 2017

This was the first time we have visited this restaurant and wont be the last. Really friendly atmosphere and staff very attentive. The food was fantastic. Not massive, but enough on your plate, so not feeling bloated after eating. the pricing was also quite good,...More

2  Thank Steven H
Reviewed September 9, 2017 via mobile

We were here for a unbooked meal,I had fillet steak and my partner had chargrilled chicken..both our meals were first class and headchef TOM came to our table and gave us 10mins of his time to chat to us. This place is really good and...More

2  Thank Andy A
Reviewed September 5, 2017

Unfortunately found this on the last day of our holiday but was one of the best meals I have enjoyed in a long time. Both meal and service exceptional. Thoroughly recommend.

2  Thank Liz W
Reviewed July 26, 2017

This was our first visit to the Waterfront, and being a couple who usually go places, eat then leave in less than an hour, this place set our usual habit aside. The service and friendliness and genuine effort for customers to have a great time...More

6  Thank dsummers07
Reviewed July 24, 2017 via mobile

Once again the meal amd service were amazing. I had fishcake, catch of the day in a mussel cream sauce, and the lemon trio. Everything is fresh, excellent quality, and cooked from scratch on the premises. Just delicious and great value - every time!!

6  Thank Kathryn T
Reviewed July 20, 2017 via mobile

Fantastic food just perfect for everything you need service out of this world nothing was a problem in this restaurant staff all a great help

4  Thank mickmill2016
Reviewed July 17, 2017 via mobile

I literally cannot say a good thing about this restaurant- the food was clearly from a microwave and on asking the chief for some extra source of any kind, he further confirmed that it was already made and didn't actually cook anything (other than heat...More

7  Thank Hannah L
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Gladys P
January 10, 2017|
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Response from Tracey64_14 | Reviewed this property |
I'm sure you can. Please ring the restaurant to enquire.
December 28, 2016|
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Response from Kathryn T | Reviewed this property |
it would be a good idea to call ahead just in case they are shut.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Business meetings, Families with children, Kids, Local cuisine, Large groups, Special occasions, Romantic
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 461-463 High Street, Kirkcaldy KY1 2SN, Scotland
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Scotland  >  Fife  >  Kirkcaldy
  • Phone Number: +44 1592 202095
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