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Views of the 17 and 18th holes at St Andrews

This bar is part of the MacDonald Hotel in St Andrews and has a great open glass view of the 17 and... read more

Reviewed 27 June 2018
fishinwater
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Sydney
via mobile
Pre dinner cocktail

Comfortable seating and sweeping views of the Old Course. Bar has decent selection and staff is... read more

Reviewed 15 October 2016
pillowandfork
,
Reston, Virginia
via mobile
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27 Jun 2018
“Views of the 17 and 18th holes at St Andrews”
1 week ago
“Great views and smart drinks”
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The Links, St Andrews, St Andrews KY16 9JQ, Scotland
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Popped in during the afternoon had a nice drink and superb views over the course Staff very attentive, and table snacks good, bit pricey but worth it as a bit different and away from the bustle outside

Thank gbmav
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Called in here today using an Itison voucher for G&T battered fish and chips along with an Eden gin. Food was superb. Extremely busy but great service and loads of atmosphere. Well worth a visit and will come back again when in StAndrews

Thank paterson5
Reviewed 27 June 2018 via mobile

This bar is part of the MacDonald Hotel in St Andrews and has a great open glass view of the 17 and 18th holes at the famous St Andrews golf course. Whilst enjoying drinks and nibbles from the comfy lounge chairs you can watch the...More

Thank fishinwater
Reviewed 17 June 2017 via mobile

After eating out, we decided to have a night cap at the rbar before calling it a night. The drinks were slightly overpriced but the staff more than made up for it. Zoe especially ensured a pleasant visit.

Thank Allan W
Reviewed 7 April 2017 via mobile

We had afternoon tea here 2 years before and although it was expensive it really was beautiful and the service was impeccable. My parents also honeymooned here in 1960 so for my mother, it is a very special place. I booked a table for afternoon...More

3  Thank GeeGeesFife
Reviewed 26 October 2016

poor food with a 3 tier cake stand for 3 adults consisting of tiny fruit scones, tiny loaf cake things, 6 in number, and 2 small finger sandwiches each with poor fillings - tea and coffee served immediately with cake stand 20 mins later and...More

Thank helm100
Reviewed 17 October 2016

Six of us had booked Afternoon Tea for 14.30hrs and three bottles of wine later at 16.00 hrs we were about to leave as we were so hungry but once we complained for the third time about our long wait , our afternoon tea suddenly...More

Thank Frances R
Reviewed 16 October 2016

Having booked a stay in January 2017 and being in St Andrews yesterday my wife and I decided to visit the hotel for some drinks and food. However after sitting in the bar area which is beautiful and being ignored by various bar staff and...More

Thank Donna T
Reviewed 15 October 2016 via mobile

Comfortable seating and sweeping views of the Old Course. Bar has decent selection and staff is friendly.

Thank pillowandfork
Reviewed 27 September 2016

We made a day trip to St. Andrews and had booked lunch at the Russacks Hotel, which overlooks the 18th hole of the Old Course as well as the classic Royal & Ancient Golf Clubhouse. On a prior visit I knew that I wanted to...More

Thank sfinestone
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