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The Criterion

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Lactose friendly

Relaxing and familiar surroundings Lovely pub grub, staff very organised with allergy info, very... read more

Reviewed 30 August 2018
Dunfermline, United Kingdom
via mobile
Cri Pie

We have lunch at the criterion, the CRI pie was very gode the staff lovely and the music too. We... read more

Reviewed 20 August 2018
francesca b
Milan, Italy
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  • Average2%
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“west sands”(2 reviews)
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99 South Street, St Andrews KY16 9QW, Scotland
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Reviewed 30 August 2018 via mobile

Relaxing and familiar surroundings Lovely pub grub, staff very organised with allergy info, very impressed, great atmosphere and a fríendly and efficient service, Could've done with a bigger portion of the chilli, I recommend you have regular and large portions on the menu thoroughly enjoyed,...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Riffman2909
Reviewed 20 August 2018 via mobile

We have lunch at the criterion, the CRI pie was very gode the staff lovely and the music too. We suggest this Place!

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank francesca b
Reviewed 8 August 2018

Called in with our dogs, whilst strolling around St Andrews and was made most welcome by all. This is a quality establishment, with great decor, professional and friendly staff, really well kept ale and brilliant "Cri-Pies" An absolute must to visit when in St Andrews!!

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank B_JDerbysire
Reviewed 21 July 2018 via mobile

Amazing environment with extremely friendly staff. The ambience is newly renovated, however pub classic. Cri Pie was to die for! Great offer of brews from the tap. Certainly recommend!

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank AnaRaspini
Reviewed 10 June 2018

Dropped in for drinks on the road home typical little Scottish tavern with a great atmosphere busy but welcoming and friendly

Date of experience: October 2017
1  Thank SuzyQScotlandUk
Reviewed 23 May 2018

Friendly bar staff, great beer, good pub food, very dog friendly (water and treats available at door). This bar is always an excellent stop-over after a walk on the West Sands.

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank Mike A
Reviewed 14 April 2018

Had such a great evening in this friendly, characterful pub. Our dog was so welcome and the Cri Pie is amazing!

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank Rachelbal
Reviewed 18 December 2017

A wonderful pub in St Andrews. I always visit when in St Andrews. A good selection of beers and real ales. Great atmosphere with friendly staff. But I have to tell you all about the steak and ale pie. It is the most delicious I...More

Date of experience: November 2017
Thank anthonyfraser
Reviewed 14 October 2017

Lovely atmosphere, a typical friendly pub. Food was excellent, & plenty of it. Staff were friendly & cared as to whether you enjoyed your meal.

Date of experience: October 2017
Thank marianm360
Reviewed 3 September 2017

The Criterion is a great bar with outstanding ambience, friendly staff and a great range of drinks including real ales. My only suggestion would be that the price list is reviewed and better displayed. I had a real ale at £3.70 which seemed entirely reasonable...More

Date of experience: August 2017
Thank traveller9752015
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