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The Adamson

127 South Street, St Andrews KY16 9UH, Scotland
+44 1334 479191
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Overview
  • Excellent60%
  • Very good26%
  • Average10%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“steak” (114 reviews)
“trifle” (23 reviews)
“chateaubriand” (23 reviews)
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CUISINES
European, British, Soups, Scottish, Grill, Contemporary, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
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LOCATION
127 South Street, St Andrews KY16 9UH, Scotland
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

The food is excellent, well presented, beautifully cooked and very tasty. The restaurant is open plan and tastefully furnished. The staff are very attentive and the service is very professional. It isn’t the cheapest in town but it is one of the best. It was...More

Thank Iain N
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Wow and wow! Amazing value at under £25 for three courses. I had the sweet potato soup to start : so comforting, and just the right chilli kick to cheer you up on a cold February afternoon. I then had the most succulent slice of...More

1  Thank Equanimity
127theadamson, Manager at The Adamson, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Dear Guest, Many thanks for taking the time to provide such wonderful comments, which we have passed to our kitchen team. Absolutely delighted you and your guests had a memorable visit to the Adamson. We look forward to welcoming you back in the near future....More

Reviewed 1 week ago

This place is pure class but at a very reasonable price. The décor and attention to detail is very quickly apparent as is the quality of the well trained and turned out staff some of whom are students. The manager and the bartender never stopped...More

Thank Tony D
127theadamson, Manager at The Adamson, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Dear Tony, Many thanks for your very positive review. Absolutely delighted to hear that you enjoyed your visit to the Adamson. We hope to see you again soon. Best regards, Julie Lewis

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Our first visit to The Adamson today for lunch and just loved it. Delicious food at reasonable price and slightly 'edgy' surroundings - just what someone celebrating his 80th birthday really appreciated!

Thank FayPittenweem
127theadamson, Manager at The Adamson, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Dear Guest, Many thanks for your positive feedback. Absolutely delighted to hear that you had a memorable visit to the Adamson. We look forward to welcoming you back in the near future. Best regards, Julie Lewis

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We went for lunch on 31st Dec following a recommendation. What a find. Great atmosphere, service and food. would highly recommend and will definitely go back.

Thank Jacqui28M
127theadamson, Manager at The Adamson, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Dear Guest, Thank you for taking the time to post your very positive comments. We are delighted to hear that you enjoyed visiting the Adamson and look forward to welcoming you back in the near future. Best regards, Julie Lewis

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Third visit to The Adamson and was disappointed despite previous visits and introducing the restaurant to our friends who had travelled from Aberdeen. Very noisy and above all they played music which was more noisy. Our table was next to the ordering/bill station. We waited...More

Thank TomandHilary
127theadamson, Manager at The Adamson, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Dear Guest, Thank you for your review. Very disappointed to read of your experience. I would like to call you to see how we can make amends. Please email info@theadamson.com to let me know your details. Best regards, Ken Dalton

Reviewed 15 January 2018

I'm glad I didn't order the duck (five small and very thin disks of breast for a main course), but it was beautifully cooked. And that's the point....very good cooking, lovely presentation, quite interesting combinations of flavours - all characterize The Adamson.....along with quite small...More

1  Thank MozEcoTours
127theadamson, Manager at The Adamson, responded to this reviewResponded 17 January 2018

Dear Guest, Thank you for your review. Delighted that you considered our cooking to be of a high standard. Apologies if the service was not in the excellent category, we must have been very busy. We hope to see you again in the future. Best...More

Reviewed 11 January 2018

I wrote a fairly negative review and wanted to write again to say we have gone back to The Adamson and I was really delighted. The virgin drinks menu is back with great non alcoholic cocktails, the steak was very well done and the whole...More

Thank standrews374
127theadamson, Manager at The Adamson, responded to this reviewResponded 15 January 2018

Dear Guest, Many thanks for your review. Absolutely delighted to hear that your experience with us was extremely positive. I am so glad that I had the opportunity to speak to you following your last visit and we were able to make amends. Hope to...More

Reviewed 3 January 2018

We were a big group of big guys for Christmas lunch and had a good long afternoon at the Adamson. The meals were excellent and the wines were good if a bit expensive (at least the ones we ordered and there were many). Friendly staff...More

Thank Doug G
127theadamson, Manager at The Adamson, responded to this reviewResponded 10 January 2018

Dear Doug, Thank you for your review. We are absolutely delighted you enjoyed your food & wine with us. Thank you for your comments on our team and we hope to see you again in the future. Best regards, Julie Lewis

Reviewed 2 January 2018 via mobile

We popped in for a few afternoon drinks and snacks. The restaurant was very busy on NYE and we couldn’t get a seat but was taken to the bar where we ordered a few whiskeys and some of the bar snacks - calamari and truffle...More

1  Thank rosiepoops
127theadamson, Manager at The Adamson, responded to this reviewResponded 10 January 2018

Dear Guest, Delighted you enjoyed our food & wine offering in the bar. Sorry that we couldn't accommodate you in the restaurant on the day. We hope you will return to the Adamson in any future visit to St Andrews. Best regards, Julie Lewis

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TeenaEM
23 July 2016|
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Response from 127theadamson | Property representative |
Dear Teena, Many thanks for your question. Yes, we are happy to see children of any ages at any time. We look forward to seeing you. Regards, Julie Lewis
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Vazeli
3 May 2015|
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Response from Steve G | Reviewed this property |
We went in Jeans and T-shirt. Despite the food being of a very high standard, they aren't pretentious with it.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$ 30
Cuisine
Meals
Drinks, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Free Wifi, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Romantic, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene, Local cuisine
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 PM - 9:30 PM
Monday
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
5:00 PM - 9:30 PM
Tuesday
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
5:00 PM - 9:30 PM
Wednesday
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
5:00 PM - 9:30 PM
Thursday
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
5:00 PM - 9:30 PM
Friday
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
5:00 PM - 9:30 PM
Saturday
12:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 127 South Street, St Andrews KY16 9UH, Scotland
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Scotland  >  Fife  >  St Andrews
  • Phone Number: +44 1334 479191
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Description
In the heart of St Andrews with a fresh take on contemporary dining using the finest locally sourced produce. The perfect place to eat, drink and socialize. Separate contemporary cocktail and wine bar which is open: Monday - Thursday 17.00 - late Friday 15.00 - 01.00 Saturday 12.00 - 01.00 Sunday 15.00 - late
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