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95 South Street, St. Andrews KY16 9QW, Scotland
+44 1334 471451
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  • Excellent44%
  • Very good34%
  • Average7%
  • Poor9%
  • Terrible6%
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“smoothie” (13 reviews)
“sandwiches” (13 reviews)
“soup” (17 reviews)
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Healthy, Cafe, British, Soups, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
95 South Street, St. Andrews KY16 9QW, Scotland
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Reviewed May 19, 2017 via mobile

My absolute favourite cafe in St. Andrews! Delicious food, amazing atmosphere and the most wonderful staff. Thank you zest for being my second home!

Thank ras32
Reviewed April 30, 2017 via mobile

My wife and I had a lunch here, it was excellent value for money, 2 rolls on sausage 2 pots of tea, and a cake each £16... well worth it. Staff are very nice.

Thank Jim H
Reviewed April 29, 2017

One of the best cafes in St Andrews, for both food and atmosphere. A lot of the food is ethically sourced and fairtrade, alongside being very tasty! On a warmer day they open up the front of the cafe and you can sit enjoying the...More

Thank iamers
Reviewed April 28, 2017

They had everything I wanted... dary free, gluten free! All these together are not easy to find. I will be back!

Thank Kuruka
Reviewed March 25, 2017

This Coffee shop on South ST in St Andrews is by Far the best coffee shop I have visited the length and breadth of the UK. The staff greeting was smiling and cordial welcome to Zest. A variety of coffees ,teas and smoothies was available....More

Thank Albert M
Reviewed March 16, 2017 via mobile

Popped in here mid afternoon. The soup was finished so decided to try a toasted bagel with hummus and halloumi. It was terrific and ideal after our walk along St Andrews West Beach. With it we had green tea made from leaf tea in a...More

Thank ARCGlasgow
Reviewed March 14, 2017 via mobile

Cake good , coffee good. Very noisy environment- two large, loudly vibrating chiller cabinets dominate the seating area and add to general lack of atmosphere. Floor could do with a good clean.

Thank fredfindlay
Reviewed March 4, 2017

We had ,over to St Andrews the day before and were up very early and wanted breakfast cooked by someone else. However finding anywhere to do us breakfast at 8:00am was a struggle; then the internet pushed us towards Zest. The only non-hotel/Golf Club venue...More

Thank SMNewport
Reviewed February 28, 2017 via mobile

I was in St Andrews for a business meeting and had 40 minutes to kill. Decided to have an early lunch and liked the look of Zest. There is indoor and outdoor seating and the atmosphere and general environment was very appealing. I had a...More

Thank DJM1965
Reviewed February 21, 2017 via mobile

Had a lovely lunch here today, the staff were very friendly and helpful. There was a nice choice of soup and sandwiches. It is not a place I would have chosen, but the food was fantastic.

Thank Ian C
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Restaurant Details

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Average prices
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Takeout, Waitstaff, Accepts Credit Cards
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Families with children, Kids
Open Hours
8:00 AM - 6:00 PM
8:00 AM - 6:00 PM
8:00 AM - 6:00 PM
8:00 AM - 6:00 PM
8:00 AM - 6:00 PM
8:00 AM - 6:00 PM
8:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 95 South Street, St. Andrews KY16 9QW, Scotland
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Scotland  >  Fife  >  St. Andrews
  • Phone Number: +44 1334 471451
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Good vegetarian/vegan options and can cater for Gluten Free diets. We serve speciality coffee with 2 choices of espresso roast and fully trained Baristas. We are a local and independent training cafe. We help to support people facing barriers to employment or with additional needs by providing a friendly, inclusive workplace to learn and develop :)
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