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148 North Street | St Andrews, St Andrews KY16 9AF, Scotland
+44 1334 477959
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Naples, Florida
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 October 2016

Located at North Street and Murray Park (just up from Glenderran Guest House) this quaint coffee house is the place to be. If you want to know where to get a good cup of caffeine, then go where all the University of St. Andrews students go, Taste! I was in St. Andrews for a week and this place is homey,... More 

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London
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 October 2016 via mobile

Arranged to meet an old friend for a coffee last week, and St Andrews was handy for both of us. Chose Taste for its location, easy to find and near a car park. Ordered a flat white and toasted panini. The guy behind the counter seemed more interested in chatting to his student mates than serving me. Flat white was... More 

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Perth and Kinross, United Kingdom
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7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 October 2016 via mobile

Stopped off for a quick coffee and was not disappointed. Full of students deep in concentration, but a lovely atmosphere. Home made cakes looked delicious, didn't have time to try but I will return. Coffee was amazing!

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Davidson, North Carolina
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 September 2016 via mobile

I ordered a flat white and was served one that had been already made for another customer. As someone who's worked customer service, that treatment appalled me. Coffee was okay but doesn't make up for being served an old drink. Not sure I'll be trying this place again.

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1 Thank eflah
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74 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 September 2016 via mobile

We visited St Andrews 2 years ago and found this coffee shop and went back this year to find it is just as good. The barista HAS been trained and makes great coffee (this from a Melbournian, the coffee capital of the world). And they do great natural panini a and cakes. It's a must!!!

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Thank Creativejourneymen
Saint Andrews, England, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 September 2016 via mobile

Taxi drivers know where to find the good stuff. Taste is as close as it comes to pure goodness. Homemade cookies, Great Americano, Always served with a smile!

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Pinehurst
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 September 2016 via mobile

This tiny little spot has great coffee (including every kind of espresso drink, tea, etc) with delicious pastries and a friendly, cheerful and helpful staff. I stopped in for a coffee while waiting for the Mailboxes Etc to open -- and enjoyed a lovely morning moment. There isn't a lot of seating but several people were using free wireless and... More 

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Cardiff, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 August 2016 via mobile

Went twice in the space of 2 hours. It's fab you have the choice of a few different beans. Cakes are also great! Staff very friendly.

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Kirkcaldy, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 August 2016

Nice comfortable little coffee house , with excellent coffee fast service and plenty choice , with pleasant staff

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Aberdeen, United Kingdom
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 August 2016

We had a lovely cup of coffee, however while it wasnt particular busy the waitress was so engrossed chatting with her friend she completely forgot our order and had to be reminded of our 2 coffees. We were very disappointed of the rude blunt attitide of the serving staff who appeared not to care we were paying customers and were... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$ 3 - US$ 13
Cuisine
Cafe
Meals
Breakfast
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Cash Only, Free Wifi
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 148 North Street | St Andrews, St Andrews KY16 9AF, Scotland
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Scotland  >  Fife  >  St Andrews
  • Phone Number: +44 1334 477959
Description
Imagine a living room where friends hang out and make new friends... We serve the coffee, cakes, panini, etc.

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?