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West Port Bar & Kitchen

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170 South Street, St Andrews KY16 9EG, Scotland
+44 1334 473186
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Herne Bay, United Kingdom
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52 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 68 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

I have never before called a restaurant terrible. However this was terrible. I had hot smoked salmon which was hard and had obviously just been taken out of the Fridge. It was hideous. I had not looked at the reviews prior to being in the restaurant but I have now and am not the only person so disgusted. They need... More 

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Thank Cooperman503907
The W, Manager at West Port Bar & Kitchen, responded to this review

Hi there, I am very disappointed with your experience on your visit and will discuss with my kitchen team your review and points made. We do value feed back and will take all points on board to try and improve our customer experience. Thankyou More 

Glasgow, United Kingdom
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8 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Been for drinks the day previously and saw how busy it was for food so decided to go back while we were staying near St. Andrews... Food was excellent and some things were very unusual potted meat dish for starter was delicious and the fish dishes were very fresh and well presented. Service was great especially for being busy. Would... More 

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Leven, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I've not been to the West Port in years (but had fond memories) and found myself there today with my two children. There was no atmosphere - the staff look miserable - but it was the food that was a massive let down. The starter arrived and was a far cry from how it was described on the menu and... More 

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1 Thank Katie F
Linlithgow, United Kingdom
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13 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 9 March 2017

Had an excellent meal in the West Port Bar and Kitchen. Great variety of food, and also a good choice of different areas for eating in. Steak was excellent, Fish also. Very reasonable prices. Would highly recommend this place to all.

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Thank Iain A
The W, Front Office Manager at West Port Bar & Kitchen, responded to this review

Thank you so much Iain, we look forward to seeing you again :) More 

St Andrews, United Kingdom
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154 reviews
90 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 63 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 March 2017

What's happened to the Westport Bar? Disappointed is not the word. Very unpleasant man behind the bar. I felt so sorry for the girls working with him who were so obviously embarrassed by the way he spoke to us. We have been regular customers here for years and will certainly not go back or recommend the place to anyone. Shame... More 

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1 Thank marionwatters
West K, Front Office Manager at West Port Bar & Kitchen, responded to this review

Dear Marion, Thank you for taking the time to give us your feed back. We are sorry that you did not enjoy your experience with us. We pride ourselves on giving excellent customer care and so we would be grateful if you could contact the restaurant to discuss this matter further. We look forward to hearing from you. More 

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64 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 February 2017 via mobile

Really nice decor and setting with lots more space inside than you realise. Very modern feel and seemed really clean and well presented. Small issue with some ants in very back room but did not see any in other parts. Prices were reasonable at 3.50 a pint of tenants. Kids welcome with tables at the back with small tv's on... More 

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Thank Alan S
West K, Manager at West Port Bar & Kitchen, responded to this review

Dear Alan, Thank you for your review. I am happy to see that you found The Westport inviting and comfortable. I must apologise for the Ants you saw and i have now spoken to our pest control contract who will come inspect the area. We look forward to seeing you again. More 

Aylesbury
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56 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 February 2017

Made our visit on a Sunday lunchtime for light meal served by pleasant waitress's. Home made soups and rolls good value, beware no drink licence until 12.30!!

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Thank buckstraveller10
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19 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 February 2017 via mobile

Second visit to the West Port Bar and Kitchen and as our first visit last summer was amazing we thought we'd go back. Lovely venue, with a great area outside when the weather is nice, sadly not this time of year. Interior is welcoming and staff are friendly. Menu slightly sparse but we found something to choose from. Husband had... More 

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Thank MacLadybug
Fife, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 31 January 2017

Room temperature cold, had to wait so long to be seated that found table ourselves. Were eventually seen by waitress who took our order, food & soft drinks. Drinks served fairly quickly, but food took 30 minutes. Pastry too tough to eat with pie & mash meal, . Burger meal very much less than spectacular . Had to wait to... More 

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Dundee, United Kingdom
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34 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 January 2017

Nice to see a healthy choices on the menu, enjoyed it. One down side is the strange smell that you notice on entry to the restaurant, may be only on the night we were there??

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Thank Female9591
West K, Manager at West Port Bar & Kitchen, responded to this review

Hi there, thank you for your kind comments and the heads up on the smell! I can only say it must of been purely that night as not normally a strange smell. Im glad you enjoyed the healthy options and thank you for your comments and hope to see you soon. More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Bar, British, Scottish, International, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Dinner, Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Cheap Eats, Bar Scene, Groups, Business meetings, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 170 South Street, St Andrews KY16 9EG, Scotland
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Scotland  >  Fife  >  St Andrews
  • Phone Number: +44 1334 473186

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?