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August 2021: serving dinner only for the forseeable future due to staffing shortages.

survey result

Summary

£87
 ££££
5
Exceptional
5
Exceptional
4
Very Good
* Based on a three course dinner, half a bottle of wine, coffee, cover charge, service and VAT.

In “lovely surroundings” a short drive from St Andrews, Geoffrey & Katherine Smeddle's rural restaurant-with-rooms is “simply the best!”, even after all the acclaim and the passage of time. No one has a bad word to say about it, be it the “wonderful, innovative food” (modern Scottish) and splendid wine to match; the “delightful”, keenly priced tasting lunch; or what's uniformly proclaimed as “fantastic service”.

Summary

£85
 ££££
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.

“Superb food, wonderful service and a perfect atmosphere… what more could one ask for?” – Geoffrey & Katherine Smeddle’s famous country inn sits a short drive out of St Andrews and would be “a hidden gem” had it not been so famous for so many years now: on all accounts “it never fails to impress” with its fairly traditional cuisine and “A+ wine list”. “I’ve been coming here regularly for almost 50 years, since David Wilson set out to create a French-style country restaurant in the middle of rural Fife. I have never been disappointed and the Smeddles have carried on David’s dream superbly. Having a place like this on your doorstep is just so good”. Top Tip – “unbelievable three-course lunch for £25, including an amuse bouche and 3 petit fours each”.

Summary

£85
 ££££
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.

“Superb food, wonderful service and a perfect atmosphere… what more could one ask for?” – Geoffrey & Katherine Smeddle’s famous country inn sits a short drive out of St Andrews and would be “a hidden gem” had it not been so famous for so many years now: on all accounts “it never fails to impress” with its fairly traditional cuisine and “A+ wine list”. “I’ve been coming here regularly for almost 50 years, since David Wilson set out to create a French-style country restaurant in the middle of rural Fife. I have never been disappointed and the Smeddles have carried on David’s dream superbly. Having a place like this on your doorstep is just so good”. Top Tip – “unbelievable three-course lunch for £25, including an amuse bouche and 3 petit fours each”.

Summary

£83
 ££££
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.

“Hidden away along a narrow country road” a short drive out of St Andrews, Geoffrey & Katherine Smeddle’s famous and “comfortable” country inn (which underwent a contemporary refurb a few years ago) is “the kind of establishment that creates a sense of secure well being, with moments of gastronomic grace providing the excitement!” (the cuisine is amongst the best in Scotland). Top Tip: “one of the best cheese boards ever and all Scottish cheeses”.

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The Peat Inn Restaurant Diner Reviews

Reviews of The Peat Inn Restaurant in KY15, Cupar by users of Hardens.com. Also see the editors review of The Peat Inn restaurant.
Nick S
Though we've been holidaying and dining out...
Reviewed 11 months, 19 days ago

"Though we've been holidaying and dining out in Fife for years somehow we've never made it here before. What swayed us this time was the reference to the fabulous lunch deal, and mindful of our experiences at lunch at Le Gavroche we booked up. It was a great choice, but though the food was fabulous the experience fell a little short of our expectations. The Peat Inn is on a main road but although there are direct buses into St Andrews, it's inaccessible by public transport and with Scots drink-driving laws, inevitably problematic to drive yourself there and still expect to enjoy wine with one's meal. Covid restrictions had just been lifted and we felt comfortable and safe but very conscious that dining had been separated out into several rooms. An interesting contrast with our experience in Edinburgh at Cafe Marlayne (female chef, waiter, and kitchen hand) was that all the staff who served us were male - no idea whether this was purely accidental or the result of a policy? A great meal at fair prices and we'd be happy to return. but feel no great urgency to do so."

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Prices

Availability 2 courses 3 courses coffee included service included
Lunch   £29.00
Dinner   £65.00
  Cost Availability Courses
Menu1 48.00 Lunch only 4
Menu2 78.00 Dinner only 6
Drinks  
Wine per bottle £35.00
Filter Coffee £4.50
Cupar, KY15 5LH
Opening hours
MondayCLOSED
Tuesday6 pm‑9 pm
Wednesday6 pm‑9 pm
Thursday6 pm‑9 pm
Friday6 pm‑9 pm
Saturday6 pm‑9 pm
SundayCLOSED

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