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Restaurant at The Russell

€€ - €€€British, , International
26 The Scores, St Andrews KY16 9AS, Scotland
+44 1334 473447
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  • Excellent68%
  • Very good25%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“venison” (18 reviews)
“mussels” (13 reviews)
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British, Scottish, International, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
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26 The Scores, St Andrews KY16 9AS, Scotland
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Always visit here when staying in St Andrews, great friendly welcome from staff, Roy, and Emma always chatty and pleased to see you. Met some Canadian golfers during our stay who we enjoyed a few beers with , we all sat outside and enjoyed the...More

Thank dundeetravellermrshc
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I have had 2 lovely lunches here recently. One with friends and one with an elderly relative and both were very successful although the older lady found the toilets difficult as the cubicles are very small. The staff were friendly and helpful, cheerful conversation, and...More

Thank anon551746
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The restaurant has a superb atmosphere, provides a wide range of beverages - several draughted beers and a lot of wines - and serves good food. I had mussles as starter and I believe these mussles were one of the best I have ever eaten....More

Thank KDU-9999
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This restaurant was recommended to me by the concierge of my hotel. it is like a secret address. I love the setting it is very cosy. The menu is very good. I tried some local food, very fresh and very well prepared. Loved it.

Thank Laya H
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

We had dinner here and were so happy with our meal. The four of us had three different mains: salmon; chicken; and ribeye. All were amazing. We also had dessert and great wine.

Thank Les M
Reviewed 10 September 2017

Great location and venue. Service is terrific although prices a bit high. Overlooks St. Andrews Old Course.

Thank Steve M
Reviewed 8 September 2017 via mobile

One of the best restaurants in St. Andrews. Venison, fish, steak all excellent. Friendly staff and nice wine list.

Thank stevesaye
Reviewed 7 September 2017

We always bring visitors to the Russell because of the lovely atmosphere and delicious food. You enter by way of a lively and traditional Scottish pub filled with a mixture of locals and tourists. You can eat in the bar with its sweeping views from...More

Thank CharlestonDiner2015
Reviewed 30 August 2017

A return visit for dinner, as staying next door at Hazelbank Hotel, friendly welcome from Roy in the bar and the staff Michael and Emma in restaurant. The lunch menu is also very popular, One of our best places to eat for us, lovely decor...More

Thank dundeetravellermrshc
Reviewed 29 August 2017

We stay at the Hazelbank Hotel next door & always pop into the Russell for a bar meal, drinks or an evening meal. The lunchtime menu is superb & the evening dishes served in the restaurant are to die for. One of the best places...More

Thank Scott C
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Dinner, Breakfast, Lunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Television, Highchairs Available, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Free Wifi
Good for
Romantic, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Bar Scene
Open Hours
12:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 26 The Scores, St Andrews KY16 9AS, Scotland (Formerly Russell Hotel - Supper Room)
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Scotland  >  Fife  >  St Andrews
  • Phone Number: +44 1334 473447
  • This restaurant is at The Russell Hotel
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