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148 North Street | St Andrews, St. Andrews KY16 9AF, Scotland
+44 1334 477959
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  • Excellent55%
  • Very good29%
  • Average10%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible1%
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“cakes” (18 reviews)
“panini” (8 reviews)
“beans” (3 reviews)
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7:00 am - 10:00 pmAll hours
148 North Street | St Andrews, St. Andrews KY16 9AF, Scotland
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11 - 20 of 124 reviews

Reviewed March 7, 2017

This is a cozy local coffee shop with excellent coffee and pastries that were very fresh and delicious.

Thank n3103f
Reviewed January 14, 2017 via mobile

If you like coffee this is simply the best coffee shop. The warm aroma of roast beans hits you as soon as you venture into this little haven. Small but comfortable the barista was friendly and the sandwiches were simply out of this world and...More

Thank mansfial
Reviewed December 8, 2016

There is always a line at Taste and it is worth the wait. They are efficient at serving everyone and the coffee is outstanding.

Thank Annamarie M
Reviewed October 19, 2016

Located at North Street and Murray Park (just up from Glenderran Guest House) this quaint coffee house is the place to be. If you want to know where to get a good cup of caffeine, then go where all the University of St. Andrews students...More

Thank Dave D
Reviewed October 16, 2016 via mobile

Arranged to meet an old friend for a coffee last week, and St Andrews was handy for both of us. Chose Taste for its location, easy to find and near a car park. Ordered a flat white and toasted panini. The guy behind the counter...More

1  Thank Iain S
Reviewed October 11, 2016 via mobile

Stopped off for a quick coffee and was not disappointed. Full of students deep in concentration, but a lovely atmosphere. Home made cakes looked delicious, didn't have time to try but I will return. Coffee was amazing!

Thank AlicetheBay
Reviewed September 18, 2016 via mobile

I ordered a flat white and was served one that had been already made for another customer. As someone who's worked customer service, that treatment appalled me. Coffee was okay but doesn't make up for being served an old drink. Not sure I'll be trying...More

1  Thank eflah
Reviewed September 5, 2016 via mobile

We visited St Andrews 2 years ago and found this coffee shop and went back this year to find it is just as good. The barista HAS been trained and makes great coffee (this from a Melbournian, the coffee capital of the world). And they...More

Thank Creativejourneymen
Reviewed September 5, 2016 via mobile

Taxi drivers know where to find the good stuff. Taste is as close as it comes to pure goodness. Homemade cookies, Great Americano, Always served with a smile!

Thank Starfish T
Reviewed September 4, 2016 via mobile

This tiny little spot has great coffee (including every kind of espresso drink, tea, etc) with delicious pastries and a friendly, cheerful and helpful staff. I stopped in for a coffee while waiting for the Mailboxes Etc to open -- and enjoyed a lovely morning...More

1  Thank PleaseNo
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$3 - $13
Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Cash Only, Free Wifi
Good for
Families with children
Open Hours
7:00 am - 10:00 pm
7:00 am - 10:00 pm
7:00 am - 10:00 pm
7:00 am - 10:00 pm
7:00 am - 10:00 pm
7:00 am - 10:00 pm
7:00 am - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 148 North Street | St Andrews, St. Andrews KY16 9AF, Scotland
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Scotland  >  Fife  >  St. Andrews
  • Phone Number: +44 1334 477959
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Imagine a living room where friends hang out and make new friends... We serve the coffee, cakes, panini, etc.
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