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Summary

£111
£££££
5
Exceptional
4
Very Good
4
Very Good
* Based on a three course dinner, half a bottle of wine, coffee, cover charge, service and VAT.

“Entered via a little courtyard”, this former smokehouse has been a famous culinary destination for decades and has been in its current guise under Billy Boyter since 2014. On all accounts, its performance remains very good all-round. It serves a seven-course tasting menu for £85 focused on seasonal Scottish produce and locally foraged ingredients.

Summary

£88
 ££££
5
Exceptional
4
Very Good
4
Very Good
* Based on a three course dinner, half a bottle of wine, coffee, cover charge, service and VAT.

“Excellent Scottish produce (much foraged) is creatively presented” and showcased through nine-course tasting menus at Billy Boyter’s subtly luxurious outfit, a former smokehouse. Bearer of a Michelin star since 2015, it previously served as a fish restaurant for three decades under Scottish food icon Peter Jukes.

Summary

£88
 ££££
5
Exceptional
4
Very Good
4
Very Good
* Based on a three course dinner, half a bottle of wine, coffee, cover charge, service and VAT.

“Excellent Scottish produce (much foraged) is creatively presented” and showcased through nine-course tasting menus at Billy Boyter’s subtly luxurious outfit, a former smokehouse. Bearer of a Michelin star since 2015, it previously served as a fish restaurant for three decades under Scottish food icon Peter Jukes.

Summary

£88
 ££££
5
Exceptional
4
Very Good
4
Very Good
* Based on a three course dinner, half a bottle of wine, coffee, cover charge, service and VAT.

“Fabulously good” cooking and “very generous flights of genuinely interesting, unheard-of wines” continue to win praise for Billy Boyter’s much-accoladed fixture. In October 2018, it tweaked its format in a ‘new creative direction’: the only option now is a nine-course taster menu, with some focus on local fish and seafood.

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Owner's description

For more than 40 years, The Cellar has been a leading restaurant in the East Neuk. It re-opened its doors in April 2014 under the ownership of chef Billy Boyter and his family.

One of the new generation of talented and exciting chefs, Billy, who is originally from Anstruther, spent 15 years working in some of Scotland’s best restaurants.

It was in Billys previous kitchen that he forged a great working partnership with Patricia Kirk, who moved from Edinburgh to become Manager at The Cellar.

Over the centuries the building has had a rich history - a smokehouse, cooperage and even a store for fishermen’s gear. The Cellar respects that heritage and also its place in a region rich in amazing raw ingredients. Using the best of that produce from local suppliers whenever possible, The Cellar offers great Scottish food served in a unique and beautiful restaurant. Complementing the food are impressive selections of locally produced beers, Scottish gins, whisky and carefully selected wines from around the world.

Winter opening hours (October - March)
Dinner: Wednesday - Sunday 6.30 - 9.00
Lunch: Friday - Sunday 12.30 - 1.45

Opening hours (April - September)
Dinner: Wednesday - Sunday 6.30 - 9.00
Lunch: Thursday - Sunday 12.30 - 1.45

Prices

  Cost Availability Courses
Menu1 80.00 Dinner only 8
Menu2 50.00 Lunch only 5
Drinks  
Wine per bottle £30.00
Filter Coffee £4.00
Extras  
Service 12.50%

Restaurant details

No dress code
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The Cellar Restaurant Diner Reviews

Reviews of The Cellar Restaurant in KY10, Anstruther by users of Hardens.com. Also see the editors review of The Cellar restaurant.
Tim Y
Perfectly judged tasting menu, with interes...
Reviewed 6 months, 6 days ago

"Perfectly judged tasting menu, with interesting tastes and combinations. Charming local service: one could not have asked for more. A destination restaurant emerging with honours from the pandemic "

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24 East Green, Anstruther, KY10 3AA
Opening hours
MondayCLOSED
TuesdayCLOSED
Wednesday12:30 pm‑1:30 pm, 6:30 pm‑8:30 pm
Thursday12:30 pm‑1:30 pm, 6:30 pm‑8:30 pm
Friday12:30 pm‑1:30 pm, 6:30 pm‑8:30 pm
Saturday12:30 pm‑1:30 pm, 6:30 pm‑8:30 pm
SundayCLOSED

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