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148 North Street | St Andrews, St Andrews KY16 9AF, Scotland
+44 1334 477959
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  • Excellent54%
  • Very good30%
  • Average10%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“cakes” (18 reviews)
“panini” (8 reviews)
“beans” (3 reviews)
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07:00 - 22:00All hours
148 North Street | St Andrews, St Andrews KY16 9AF, Scotland
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We nipped in here on Sunday for brunch. We had walked past the cafe over a number of days and its always busy. All types. Golfers. Students. Holidaymakers. Friendly service from a group that appear to have a set clientele. We had a lovely coffee...More

Thank Dundeetravellers_8
Reviewed 11 May 2017

The best coffee in St. Andrews. Very busy but well worth the wait with a quaint setting and friendly staff.

Thank Barry C
Reviewed 8 May 2017

Taste serves great coffee, but the service is often very poor. Staff are almost always too busy chatting with friends to bother with the customers, who seem a distraction to them. Has a nice homely, comfortable, if ramshackle feel to it.

Thank aj1allan
Reviewed 7 April 2017

Very good coffee. Shop is small and seating is limited. Not a problem as I get it to go and enjoy an early morning stroll along The Scores. Great way to start the day.

Thank dmaandm
Reviewed 5 April 2017

The best macchiato I have ever had. Such a cozy place to sit and chat or get a quick coffee to fuel time in the library!

Thank Vienna K
Reviewed 21 March 2017

Cake was excellent but 'clean' cutlery on counter included several knives with visible bits of food on them; when told, waitress did nothing to remove them. Table had dirty plates unmoved throughout 15 mins of our visit. And a decaff coffee was no more than...More

Thank Aretha V
Reviewed 7 March 2017

This is a cozy local coffee shop with excellent coffee and pastries that were very fresh and delicious.

Thank n3103f
Reviewed 14 January 2017 via mobile

If you like coffee this is simply the best coffee shop. The warm aroma of roast beans hits you as soon as you venture into this little haven. Small but comfortable the barista was friendly and the sandwiches were simply out of this world and...More

Thank mansfial
Reviewed 8 December 2016

There is always a line at Taste and it is worth the wait. They are efficient at serving everyone and the coffee is outstanding.

Thank Annamarie M
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...More

Thank Dave D
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Restaurant Details

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  • Value
Average prices
US$3 - US$13
Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Cash Only, Free Wifi
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Open Hours
07:00 - 22:00
07:00 - 22:00
07:00 - 22:00
07:00 - 22:00
07:00 - 22:00
07:00 - 22:00
07:00 - 22:00
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
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Imagine a living room where friends hang out and make new friends... We serve the coffee, cakes, panini, etc.
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