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The Dining Room

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11-13 Crails Lane, St. Andrews KY16 9NR, Scotland
+44 1334 467822
Today
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
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Anstruther
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186 reviews
121 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 65 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We returned to the Dining Room, having stayed away for a time. It had been a regular 'haunt' of ours, but we had found that the service had slipped quite badly and that some of the food was not quite as good as previously. In any case, we tried it again, more in hope than expectation, but were pleasantly surprised.... More 

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Thank Stuart K
Homburg, Germany
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16 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

What a beautiful nice Asian restaurant. The dishes are very delicious and not expensive. They also have some good wines. The Staff is friendly and helpfully. We felt comfortable. The "Dining Room" looks nice and everything is nice arranged. We enjoyed our dinner at the"Dining Room"

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Thank Phones-17
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 27, 2016 via mobile

I'll not dwell on our unbelievably bad experience. Suffice it to say our group of five left after one hour, without paying, after receiving only three of twelve dishes ordered. A monumental screw up.

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Thank Rickart N
Brighton, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 8, 2016 via mobile

A catalogue of errors Totally understand popular restaurants get busy but almost everything we ordered came out as something else. The food that did arrive was ok but nothing to write home about. Could try harder

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Thank Mark I
Brussels, Belgium
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39 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 24, 2016 via mobile

We were seated at a 4 person table when being just a couple, even though the place was full. They took order swiftly and provided explanations where needed on the menu. All staff was extremely nice and reacted fast. Prices are a little higher than most chinese restaurants but it tasted so good and it was worth it. Dishes were... More 

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Thank Geert1984
Penang, Malaysia
2 reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 12, 2016 via mobile

No one should miss Dining Room in St Andrews Fife for they serve excellent Chinese food.Situated very near the Tourist Information Centre. It is a cosy looking restaurant which gives you a oriental feeling.The staffs are very helpful and food is served very fast.For a additions of £1, my fried rice was upgraded to King prawns fried rice and believe... More 

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Thank Sdgopal
Anstruther
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186 reviews
121 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 65 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 3, 2016

Having eaten at the Dining Room, probably two out of every three weeks over the last couple of years (while in the UK), I have given some excellent reviews on Trip Advisor. However, over the last few weeks, sadly the place has gone downhill. My wife's soup (vegetarian) has become watery, and the service, whist still friendly, in the main,... More 

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1 Thank Stuart K
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 26, 2016 via mobile

We decided to eat here despite the reviews. Waiting staff young but very enthusiastic and informed. Excellent service they could not do enough for us. Food was of good quality and delicious If we are ever back in St Andrew's would definitely go back and have no hesitation in recommending this restaurant.

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Thank loveeatingout01
St. Andrews, United Kingdom
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7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 24, 2016

called in needed prawn crackers, used to eat from them a lot when owned NG's but they moved up town and opened as The Dining Room, was good to start with when moved, but then food has went downhill, partner came home with bag of Prawn Crackers (12 in bag) charged £2 when called told price had increased to £2... More 

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Thank dovez0
St. Andrews, United Kingdom
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11 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 23, 2016

We both had starters I had the mushrooms which came with salad It was lovely .My partner had the chicken noodle soup which he said was delicious We then both had the beef curry with chips Delicious!

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Thank derek n

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Chinese, Asian
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Delivery, Takeout
Good for
Business meetings, Special occasions, Dining on a budget, Romantic, Families with children
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Monday
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Tuesday
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Wednesday
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Thursday
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Friday
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Saturday
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 11-13 Crails Lane, St. Andrews KY16 9NR, Scotland
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Scotland  >  Fife  >  St. Andrews
  • Phone Number: +44 1334 467822

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?