Reviews and Press
In the Lifestyle section of The Herald, they choose well-known restaurants and ask them to feature recipes on of their website. Playfair’s was selected and our Head Chef, Duncan has provided the recipe for one of our most popular dishes: Hake, piperade, sweet garlic puree, smoked tomatoes, pomme dauphine and tomato foam. For the recipe click here.
For Playfair’s the awards ceremony in Glasgow was a family affair, with head chef Duncan McLachlan, his sister and director of marketing Rachel McLachlan (both pictured) and their parents Roy and Eliza - who own the business - all attending the event. See more detail here.
“We were up against some strong competition in our category so were absolutely delighted to win."
Playfair’s restaurant and steakhouse in St Andrews has been named as a finalist in the Best Restaurant in the North-east Region category at the annual Food Awards Scotland.
Now in its second year, it celebrates the best in the Scottish food sector.
Half-hidden under the Ardgowan Hotel and sited just a couple of hundred yards from the world-famous Old Course is one of St Andrews’ best kept secrets — Playfair’s Restaurant and Steakhouse.
Booking is essential, and some would - be diners who presumably hadn’t booked were asked to come back later.
Playfair Hotels Ltd, owners of Ardgowan Hotel and Playfair’s Restaurant and Steakhouse, has made a strong start to 2014-15, with sales up a further 4.5 per cent.