Playfair’s Restaurant and Steakhouse

“Accomplished cooking in a golfing hotel” - AA Inspector

LOCATION

ST ANDREWS, FIFE

Official Rating
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Our Inspector's View

The Playfair's Restaurant and Steakhouse is located under the reception, and the configuration means that diners can often find themselves eating close to drinkers using the bar. It all makes for a relaxed atmosphere, while linen-clothed tables in the restaurant add a touch of formality.

Awards, Accolades & welcome Schemes

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1 Rosette Award for Culinary Excellence
Playfair’s Restaurant and Steakhouse
Ardgowan Hotel, 2 Playfair Terrace, North Street, ST ANDREWS, KY16 9HX
Phone : 01334 472970

Features

Facilities
  • Seats: 45
Accessibility
  • Steps for wheelchair: 5
  • Assist dogs welcome
Opening Times
  • Lunch served from: 12
  • Lunch served until: 5
  • Dinner served from: 6
  • Dinner served until: 10
Food and Drink
  • Wines under £30: 22
  • Wines over £30:
  • Wines by the glass: 7
  • Cuisine style: Steakhouse, Scottish

About The area

Discover Fife

This 20-mile wide peninsula between the Firth of Forth and the Firth of Tay is an ancient kingdom, once the home of Scotland’s kings and saints. Despite its modern bridges it still seems curiously detached from the rest of the country. Travelling along Fife’s grand coastline reveals a fascinating legacy of caves, castles, and ancient fishing ports. Blend coast and countryside by following stretches of the Fife Coastal Path, or take an exhilarating trek in the Fife Regional Park.

St Andrews has a unique place in Scotland’s heritage. According to legend, the city was founded by St Regulus in the 4th century, who was carrying relics of St Andrew, patron saint of Scotland, when his ship was wrecked off the coast. Thereafter, the town grew as an important religious centre, eventually home to the largest church in Scotland, now an attractive ruin, with the powerful bishops wielding great influence over church and state. Today, St Andrews is famous for its university, the oldest in Scotland, and as a world golfing mecca. The Old Course at the Royal and Ancient Golf Club claims to have 15th century origins and to play a round on these hallowed links is many golfers’ dream.

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