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“Glass House”
Review of The Glass House - CLOSED

The Glass House
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $5 - $26
Cuisines: Italian, Pizza, Seafood
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Restaurant details
Good for: Families with children, Special occasions
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Highchairs Available, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Wine and Beer
Description: We are a quaint, petite Italian/ Scottish style restaurant located on North Street in St. Andrews. Right across the road from the famous St Salvadors Quad and Chapel we house a 40 cover restaurant that serves delicious Pasta dishes and the infamous Hand Stretched Pizza's (we are the only restaurant in St. Andrews that does this!). We also offer a bi-daily special that normally includes Seafood that we source locally, but we renowned for our Seafood Linguine. This smoked paprika white wine dish drives the locals and tourists mad with its fresh taste and excellent value for money. This venue is an ideal location for couples, families, tourists and students as we deliver an unrivalled service that shapes itself to your specific requests.
Worthing, United Kingdom
Level Contributor
60 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
“Glass House”
Reviewed April 20, 2013

We tried to get a table at their sister restaurant and St Andrews was very busy that day as the weather had improved, they rang around and found us a table there, we thoroughly enjoyed our meal the menu was nicely varied with some interesting dishes and the service was excellent, I would certainly recommend it.

Visited April 2013
Thank Peter S
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Date | Rating
  • English first
  • French first
  • German first
  • Italian first
  • Portuguese first
  • Spanish first
  • Any
English first
Glasgow, United Kingdom
Level Contributor
37 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
“Excellent service”
Reviewed April 17, 2013 via mobile

Just as well we had booked a table! The restaurant was full and buzzing on a Saturday night after the Kate Kennedy Procession. Good food, good value and great service. Well recommended and a good a la carte menu.

Visited April 2013
Thank Romac41
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Scotland, United Kingdom
Level Contributor
143 reviews
74 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 54 helpful votes
“Excellent value lunch”
Reviewed April 13, 2013

Great Italian restaurant. We have had lunch here a few times over the years. The two course set menu at just under £7 is wonderful value for money.

Service is top notch and the standard of food is great (how they do it for the money beats me!)

Staff are very efficient and the food never disappoints - even the wine is reasonably priced.

If you're in St Andrews at lunch time, you must visit but a word of warning - ensure you book - the place is always full!!!

  • Visited April 2013
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Thank Honda51
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Sheffield, United Kingdom
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15 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
“Worth the wait”
Reviewed April 8, 2013

This is a very intimate Italian restaurant in the Dolls House group of restaurants, with best seating upstairs. We ordered our lunchtime meal and then had to wait 40 mins for the food to arrive because they had changed to a new menu that day. The menu was interesting with plenty of choice, including veggie, and when the food arrived it was excellent. The lunchtime fixed menu is particularly good value. We were kept informed of the wait by the manageress and were given some compensation for the inconvenience - very good customer service.

  • Visited April 2013
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Thank Citybreakers5
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Jacq_Butchart, General Manager at The Glass House, responded to this review, May 6, 2013
Hello CityBreakers5,

Thank you so much for taking the time to write a review of your experience at the Glass House. I remember you well and am so pleased that you were able put aside the unfortunate lengthy wait for your starters and were able to enjoy your meal so much.

Menu change day is fantastic as we get to see lots of different dishes coming from the chefs however it always takes them a little bit of time making sure each dish looks and tastes great before it leaves and hence things can take a little longer. However, as your tag line suggests, we hope that it's worth the wait!

We look forward to welcoming you back again soon,

Jacqueline Butchart
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Toronto, Canada
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27 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
“Very good meal”
Reviewed March 25, 2013

Very enjoyable meal. Sister restaurant to Dolls House. Lovely to sit upstairs if able. Good, simple food with some twists.

Visited March 2013
Thank Lakeshore566
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