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159 South Street, St Andrews KY16 9UP, Scotland
+44 1334 800519
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  • Excellent34%
  • Very good16%
  • Average11%
  • Poor10%
  • Terrible29%
Travellers talk about
“focaccia” (35 reviews)
“cakes” (37 reviews)
“parma ham” (4 reviews)
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9:00 AM - 9:00 PM Hours
Italian, Cafe, Vegetarian Friendly
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159 South Street, St Andrews KY16 9UP, Scotland
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This is not the Nardinis that we have been in before. A most uncomfortable visit with none of the goodies and decent coffee experienced before. Cash only which should always ring alarm bells and on the way out saw that it was called by some...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Gordo34
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

A strange mix. An over enthusiastic greeter and a long wait to take a simple coffee order. The pastry and coffee were fine but other cakes well over priced.

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Viewlander
Reviewed 12 December 2018

Arrived here looking for a sandwich and coffee. Staff very accommodating but the quality of the food was awful! No attention to detail, stale focaccia with the most disgusting fillings. Two sandwiches two coffees £18.60...……...what a rip-off won't be back.

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank kendurance
Reviewed 11 December 2018

We have been frequenting this establishment since its opening and have always enjoyed it... Until now that is! Having gone in for coffee and a sandwich we decided to share a foccacia, only to find out that this delight cost us an extra £2.00 on...More

Date of visit: December 2018
2  Thank Kraell
Reviewed 9 December 2018 via mobile

Visited today just a sandwich lunch- Cafe not busy shown to table ,within 30 seconds waiter was back to take order I asked for a cup of tea arrived quickly then I had to ask for milk waiter asked hot milk? I said no cold...More

Date of visit: December 2018
1  Thank Sheena M
Reviewed 1 December 2018 via mobile

Well it might have lovely looking cakes in the window but the bloke behind the counter was very abrupt and rude. We didn’t want a full lunch just a sandwich,cake and coffee. We were turned around quite rudely. We won’t be trying there again as...More

Date of visit: December 2018
3  Thank 312leannee
Reviewed 29 November 2018

I love their coffee but ordered a sandwich today from the counter to be shared (cut in two + extra plate though plate not necessary) £2 extra! What's the game?

Date of visit: November 2018
2  Thank David C
Reviewed 24 November 2018

Service was appalling, quality of food angers me, paid for the toastie to share to find out this means an extra £2 to have an empty plate, so £6.50 for two slices of bread, basic ham and cheap cheese, no garnish. Their soup was the...More

Date of visit: November 2018
4  Thank Kathleen M
Reviewed 20 November 2018 via mobile

Dropped in for coffee and cakes after a walk on the beach. Coffee was good in a large cup but tables a bit too close together. Not the cheapest place to eat either.

Date of visit: November 2018
1  Thank DavidSpence1
Reviewed 19 November 2018

You know you are in for a treat when out for coffee and cakes when the café has a bouncer on the front door. This bouncer yields tremendous power which he uses to essentially intimidate tourists and locals alike. There is no sign to be...More

Date of visit: November 2018
4  Thank David_Lavery85
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Response from AlDearle | Reviewed this property |
No they don't serve alcohol.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Free Wifi
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
10:00 AM - 9:00 PM
9:00 AM - 7:00 PM
9:00 AM - 7:00 PM
9:00 AM - 7:00 PM
9:00 AM - 7:00 PM
9:00 AM - 9:00 PM
9:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 159 South Street, St Andrews KY16 9UP, Scotland
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Scotland  >  Fife  >  St Andrews
  • Phone Number: +44 1334 800519
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