Playfair’s  Restaurant, St Andrews

The perfect steakhouse dinner

The perfect steakhouse dinner

Are you looking for the perfect restaurant in St Andrews? We happen to know just the place, come and give us a try here at Playfair’s.

Set in the centre of St Andrews, Playfair’s Restaurant is just a stone throw away from the famous Old Course. Whether you’ve just moved to the area or are enjoying a holiday, if you fancy an evening of fine dining in a relaxed environment, you simply can’t top our St Andrews restaurant.

About our St Andrews restaurant

Playfair’s is a family-run business that forms part of the Ardgowan Hotel (located above the restaurant). As a family, we are committed to delivering quality dishes with a Scottish influence and creating a cosy and welcoming environment for our guests.

We believe that our venue offers the best of both worlds. With luxurious surroundings steeped in history, traditional décor and a relaxed atmosphere, Playfair’s restaurant in St Andrews has something to offer everyone. We also pride ourselves on being far friendlier than other fine dining establishments!

As keen diners ourselves, we understand the importance of quality ingredients. This is why we have partnered with a number of local suppliers including a farm shop, a budget and a luxury delicatessen, to bring you the best tasting ingredients around.

You can see more information about the history of the restaurant here.

Playfairs restaurant St Andrews, our menu

Are you ready to see what Scottish cuisine has to offer? Playfair’s is the best place to enjoy hearty Scottish dishes with a fine dining twist. Made from locally sourced ingredients and prepared by Head Chef Duncan McLachlan, you can be rest assured that dishes from our St Andrews restaurant will leave you smiling from ear to ear.

With a lunch menu, an A La Carte menu, a seasonal menu and a children’s menu, we have something for everyone to enjoy. Whether you’re after a quick bite to eat at lunchtime or a three course meal in the evenings, Playfair’s restaurant, St Andrews will cater for all.

The perfect pudding, a taste of all the best bits...

The perfect pudding, a taste of all the best bits…

Not only do we offer an exquisite menu but also the best whisky around! No traditional Scottish meal is complete without a glass of fine whisky and our friendly connoisseurs will be more than happy to recommend one to you.

Not a whisky drinker? We won’t judge! Instead we’ll supply you with our wonderful wine list for you to choose from and again, our waiters will be on hand to help you select the perfect bottle to go with your meal.

Special events at restaurants in St Andrews

If you are looking for restaurants in St Andrews for Valentine’s Day, Easter, Christmas or any other special occasion, Playfair’s will make the perfect choice. We put together special menus featuring seasonal dishes for all of these occasions and promise the ultimate dining experience.

Graduation is one of our favourite times of year, as we love meeting all of the proud families that come through our door. If your son or daughter is graduating from the University of St Andrews, we welcome you to come and celebrate with us at Playfair’s and toast to a bright and happy future!

For homemade food made from locally sourced ingredients by some of the best chefs in Scotland, there’s no better choice than Playfair’s Restaurant.

Call us today on 01334 472 970 to make a booking.