Road Hole Restaurant

“Accurate cooking and wonderful provenance.” - AA Inspector



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Overlooking the world-famous links at St Andrews, the Road Hole Restaurant boasts a spectacular location with views of West Sands beach and the majestic coastline. A civilised spot with genuinely engaged staff delivering perfectly pitched service, the open kitchen provides an alternative theatre for those who have little interest in the golf outside. The modern Scottish menus are built on the finest produce from the region. Open, perhaps, with roast West Coast scallops, cauliflower pannacotta, hazelnut butter, sherry gel and sour dough crumble. It could be followed with Highland venison loin, beetroot granola, pommes anna, salsify and juniper jus.

Awards, accolades and Welcome Schemes

3 Rosette Award for Culinary Excellence
Road Hole Restaurant
Old Course Hotel,Golf Resort & Spa,ST ANDREWS,KY16 9SP
Phone : 01334 474371


  • Seats: 70
  • Private dining available
  • On-site parking available
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Accessible toilets
  • Assist dogs welcome
Opening times
  • Open all year
Food and Drink
  • Wines under £30: 15
  • Wines over £30: 100
  • Wines by the glass: 11
  • Cuisine style: Modern, Steak, Seafood

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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