Playfair's Restaurant

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Playfair's Restaurant, Ardgowan Hotel, 2 Playfair Terrace, St Andrews, KY16 9HX

    Playfair’s is one of the oldest established restaurants in St Andrews and continues to offer great value for high end casual dining in a relaxed and welcoming atmosphere.

    All our food is freshly prepared with ingredients from local independent businesses wherever possible. Our dishes are created in house by our experienced chefs led by Head Chef Duncan McLachlan. Duncan’s skills were refined at Gleneagles before he joined Playfair’s last year, and we now have three highly trained Gleneagles chefs.

    To complement the food there is a tempting wine list with great choices offered at reasonable prices.  We also serve a wide selection of beers including more unusual choices such as a St Andrews Ale and our very own Playfair’s Ale

    Our day menu is available from 12 noon in the restaurant and bar and offers dishes for a casual meal such as Bookmaker Sandwiches and Highlander Steak Burgers as well as homemade soup and fresh salads.  Alongside this, the brand new lunch menu, served until 6pm in the restaurant, offers a choice of delicious dishes for a fixed price of £12.95 for two courses and £14.95 for three.

    The Á La Carte menu, served from 6pm in the restaurant, has a range of dishes from prime steaks served with chunky hand cut chips and local mussels in a spiced tomato sauce to more exotic daily specials which celebrate the best in seasonal produce.

    Children can enjoy their own exciting menu, also prepared from fresh ingredients, in both Playfair’s restaurant and bar.

    Join us in Playfair’s and enjoy good food as it should be. 

    Awards
    Eat Scotland Award
    Opening Times
    Open All Year
    2014 Opening Times
    1 Jan 2014 - 22 Dec 2014

    Open daily main season noon to 10.00 p.m. for meals , bar later.

    Best for

    • Whisky Selection Excellent selection of Malts
    • Pre/Post-Theatre Dining
    • Business Lunches
    • Special Occasion
    • Lunches
    • Romantic Meals
    • Budget Meals
    • Kids & Families
    • Weekend Brunch
    • Sourcing Policy - Local, Seasonal, Organic
    • Group Dining
    • Wine By The Glass
    • Outdoor Dining
    • Late Dining Until 10.00 p.m.

    Children

    • Children's Menu Available
    • Highchair Available
    • Baby Changing Facilities Available
    • Children Welcome

    Dietary Options

    • Dietary needs can be accomodated
    • Vegetarian Meals available

    Facilities

    • No Smoking Permitted

    Location

    • Town Location Within the main area of St Andrews close to the University and only 200 yards to the 18th on the Old Course

    Special Requirements

    • No Pets Allowed

    Typical Prices

    • Lunch Special sandwiches from £4.95 to £7.95 Main course around £8
    • Dinner 3 course around £25
    • Breakfast £11.50 per person for full Scottish breakfast

    Catering

    • Patio/Beer Garden
    • Outdoor dining area where smoking is permitted

    Cuisine Types

    • Scottish

    Domestic

    • Payphones Available
    • Toilets
    • Public Toilet Facilities
    • Big screen for sporting events

    Leisure Facilities

    • WiFi Available at a charge of £2

    Payment Methods

    • Electron
    • Debit Card
    • Switch Card
    • Maestro Card
    • Delta Card
    • Mastercard
    • VISA Card

    Transport

    • Free Parking Off-Site/Street
    • Public Transport Close By
    • Taxi rank nearby

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