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The Adamson

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Certificate of Excellence2015 - 2018 Winner
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In the heart of St Andrews with a fresh take on contemporary dining using the finest locally sourced produce. The perfect place to eat, drink and socialize. Separate contemporary cocktail and wine bar which is open: Monday - Thursday 17.00 - late Friday 15.00 - 01.00 Saturday 12.00 - 01.00 Sunday 15.00 - late
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Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Drinks, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Late Night
CUISINES
European, British, Soups, Scottish, Grill, Contemporary
FEATURES
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Free Wifi, Accepts Credit Cards, Table Service
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Extremely pricey, even for St. Andrews. The food, while of good quality, is not worth it at the price. I have never had an amazing meal here in which I didn’t feel a bit ripped off. I have been here several times and have tried...More

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank Canada8490
127theadamson, General Manager at The Adamson, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Dear Guest, Thank you for your review. We believe our dishes are properly priced for the quality and cooked from fresh dishes that we serve. Regards, Julie Lewis Managing Director

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Always struggle to find a good restaurant when visiting St Andrews. A friend recommend The Adamson and we decided to give it a shot. We arrived and were seated on the mezzanine level which felt a bit removed and bright. With a few tables available...More

Date of visit: March 2019
Thank therealtellustravell
127theadamson, General Manager at The Adamson, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Dear Guest, Thank you for your positive review. So pleased you enjoyed the dishes on our menu. We will discuss the issue you raise regarding the sauce & sides with the chateaubriand with our Head Chef. Hope to see you again in the future. Regards,...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

Busy and lively the night we were in. Food was good but small potions. service friendly but slow and drinks expensive. I would go back as it had a brilliant atmosphere.

Date of visit: April 2019
Thank Patricia H
127theadamson, General Manager at The Adamson, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Dear Guest, Many thanks for your review. Delighted you enjoyed your evening and hope to see you again Regards, Julie Lewis Managing Director

Reviewed 1 week ago

Four of our family visited. The new decor is excellent. We were shown to a great table by a very welcoming host and then introduced to our waiter for the evening. The waiter and sommelier were very good throughout. Three of us had steak and...More

Date of visit: April 2019
Thank David H
127theadamson, General Manager at The Adamson, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Dear Guest, It is a pleasure to know that you had an excellent experience with us. Thank you for taking the time to send such a positive review. Hope to see you again soon Regards, Julie Lewis Managing Director

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Was here with friends for market supper it was very good value .staff friendly the barman that dose the cocktails etc very friendly.i think the main menu overpriced but the market one is very good.x

Date of visit: May 2019
Thank Sandy H
127theadamson, General Manager at The Adamson, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Dear Guest, Thank you for your review. I am so pleased you enjoyed our market menu offering. Hope to see you again soon. Regards, Julie Lewis Managing Director

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

4 of us had a lovely evening on Saturday. Staff were very friendly and efficient. We would return if staying in St Andrews again. Only negative was slightly small portions for the price.

Date of visit: May 2019
Thank alisonb862
127theadamson, General Manager at The Adamson, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Dear Guest, Thank you for your reference to the restaurant being a lovely place. We are very proud of our recent refurbishment. We are glad you enjoyed your evening with us and hope to see you again in the future. Regards, Julie Lewis Managing Director

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

went as a group of golfers who come up to St Andrews every year and book the Adamson on one of the nights every year, very disappointed this time as the portions where small and the rib eye steak that 4 of the six of...More

Date of visit: April 2019
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127theadamson, General Manager at The Adamson, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Dear Guest, Thank you for your review. Disappointed to read that your steaks were not to your liking as we are delighted with our new meat supplier. It is a great pity you did not mention anything at the time as we would have been...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I had lunch with my wife here yesterday whilst enjoying a few days break. The food was excellent as was the generous wine list. All staff we encountered including what I believe was the owner Julie were attentive, invested and professional. Any slight issues we...More

Date of visit: April 2019
Thank neil d
127theadamson, General Manager at The Adamson, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Dear Guest, Thank you very much for such a positive review. I hope we met your expectations and we look forward to your returning at some point in the future. Regards, Julie Lewis Managing Director

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We booked a table for Saturday night based on the recommendation of friends' previous visit - despite some questionable reviews. Lovely atmosphere, even though it was very busy and delicious food. It wasn't cheap but comparable with Edinburgh city centre prices! Lovely presentation of complimentary...More

Date of visit: April 2019
Thank lhm260
127theadamson, General Manager at The Adamson, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Dear Guest, Delighted you chose The Adamson for your anniversary dinner. I am glad you had a most enjoyable evening and look forward to welcoming you again. Regards, Julie Lewis Managing Director

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We booked a table on a saturday night but only decided at the last minute to go as we were haveing a pleasant experience in another location and boy are we glad we did. The whole experience from the beginning to the end was fantastic....More

Date of visit: April 2019
Thank Stillholidaying
127theadamson, General Manager at The Adamson, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Dear Guest, Reviews like this are a pleasure to receive! Thank you very much for taking the time to write about us and I am glad you had such an enjoyable evening. We hope to see you again in the future. Regards, Julie Lewis Managing...More

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TeenaEM
July 23, 2016|
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Response from 127theadamson | Property representative |
Dear Teena, Many thanks for your question. Yes, we are happy to see children of any ages at any time. We look forward to seeing you. Regards, Julie Lewis
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Vazeli
May 2, 2015|
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Response from Steve G | Reviewed this property |
We went in Jeans and T-shirt. Despite the food being of a very high standard, they aren't pretentious with it.
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