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The Orangery Restaurant

Balbirnie Park, Markinch, Glenrothes KY7 6NR, Scotland
+44 1592 610066
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Overview
  • Excellent72%
  • Very good14%
  • Average8%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“sorbet” (7 reviews)
“fillet steak” (6 reviews)
“soup” (4 reviews)
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CUISINES
British, Scottish, European, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$$$
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LOCATION
Balbirnie Park, Markinch, Glenrothes KY7 6NR, Scotland
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Reviewed 2 days ago

We have visited Balbirnie several times over the past few months. We have booked the garden room in the past for larger group (14), recently for small groups of 6 people (plus grandson). No charge & beautiful room. Service was fantastic- from the bookings, to...More

Thank 546mumstheword
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Great food however the staff are not experienced enough to run this type of operation. Two aperitifs were forgotten and the staff had to be reminded twice and one of the waitresses giggled at our request for the missing drinks. Also the wine was opened...More

Thank June F
Reviewed 1 week ago

Booked a family meal for 4 in the Orangery ,excellent service from the moment We walked through the entrance doors. The food was was delicious and presented beautifully The staff were attentive and professional,our waitress had our coffee/tea waiting For us in the lounge ....a...More

Thank elizabethgaffney14
Nicholas R, Owner at The Orangery Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Hello Elizabeth, Thank you so much for your kindness and denoting a 5 Star review for our Orangery. We're absolutely delighted to hear that your visit was such a success, and we look forward to welcoming you back to Balbirnie on another future occasion. All...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Enjoyed a meal at Balbirnie for my wife's birthday. It has changed but still really enjoyed it. Also had excellent service. I would recommend going here it's such a nice atmosphere.More

Thank Nowkg
Nicholas R, Owner at The Orangery Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Hello Nowkg, Thank you so much for your kindness and denoting a 5 Star review for our Orangery. We're absolutely delighted to hear that your visit was such a success, and we look forward to welcoming you back to Balbirnie on another future occasion. All...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I booked dinner at the Orangery as our previous experiences have always been excellent and special. I booked on this occasion to treat my sister who is over from Australia on holiday and I wanted to do something special for her.On arrival I sensed something...More

Thank A R A
Nicholas R, Owner at The Orangery Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hello A R A, Sorry to hear that you didn't enjoy your visit, and noted, as per policy if there is ever any legitimate complaint, we'll refund or repeat, which per your 'fondant potato', is what happened. Whilst replying, most helpfully intended re 'the change',...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Poor quality food, slow service, disorganised. This used to be the best Hotel and Dining experience in Fife. Sadly they've changed it to what can best be described as an upmarket Bistro and its now in the same league as any other local fast food...More

Thank ade308
Nicholas R, Owner at The Orangery Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hello ade308, Sorry to hear the new more informal offering isn't for you. All I can say, is that over the last 6 months, our OpenTable guest reviews are above 95% guest approval ratings, correlating to in-house perspective, all consistently higher than they ever have...More

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Reviewed 13 July 2017 via mobile

My husband and I enjoyed our 30th wedding anniversary meal at the organery restaurant at balbirnie. The menu was varied and great value for money. The food was excellent and more refined than the bistro. The staff were very attentive but not over bearing. I...More

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Nicholas R, Owner at The Orangery Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hello, Thank you so much for your kindness and denoting a 5 Star review for The Orangery. We're absolutely delighted to hear that your visit was such a success, and we look forward to welcoming you back to Balbirnie on another future occasion. All best...More

Reviewed 22 June 2017

Perfect dinning experience. Very friendly staff and a lovely room with great ambience. Will use again without hesitation.More

Thank oscarsmad23
Nicholas R, Owner at The Orangery Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 23 June 2017

Hello oscarsmad23, Thank you so much for your kindness and denoting a 5 Star review. We're absolutely delighted to hear that your visit was such a success, and we look forward to welcoming you back to Balbirnie on another future occasion. All best wishes from...More

Reviewed 14 June 2017

Our first time at the Orangery restaurant and it wont be our last.The food and presentation was outstanding. The service could not have been any better and very helpful and friendly. We live a fair distance away in East Lothian but we would certainly be...More

Thank Michelle H
Nicholas R, Owner at The Orangery Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 15 June 2017

Hello Michelle, Thank you so much for your kindness and denoting a 5 Star review. We're absolutely delighted to hear that your visit was such a success, and we look forward to welcoming you back to Balbirnie on another future occasion. All best wishes from...More

Reviewed 13 June 2017

On first arrival we were very unsure about the new dining format, if not a little disappointed. There was always something special about a dining experience at Balbirnie House and this change felt like something had been taken away. The pre-dinner drinks option is still...More

Thank cpaters0n
Nicholas R, Owner at The Orangery Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 15 June 2017

Hello cpaterson0n, Thank you so much for your kindness and denoting a 5 Star review. We're absolutely delighted to hear that your visit was such a success, and we look forward to welcoming you back to Balbirnie on another future occasion. (Dear Readers - Please...More

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Meals
Lunch, Breakfast, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Validated Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Child-friendly, View, Groups, Romantic
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Balbirnie Park, Markinch, Glenrothes KY7 6NR, Scotland
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Scotland  >  Fife  >  Glenrothes  >  Markinch
  • Phone Number: +44 1592 610066
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