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148 North Street | St Andrews, St Andrews KY16 9AF, Scotland
+44 1334 477959
07:00 - 22:00
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Birmingham, Alabama
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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Very good coffee. Shop is small and seating is limited. Not a problem as I get it to go and enjoy an early morning stroll along The Scores. Great way to start the day.

Thank dmaandm
1 review
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The best macchiato I have ever had. Such a cozy place to sit and chat or get a quick coffee to fuel time in the library!

Thank Vienna K
St Andrews, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 March 2017

Cake was excellent but 'clean' cutlery on counter included several knives with visible bits of food on them; when told, waitress did nothing to remove them. Table had dirty plates unmoved throughout 15 mins of our visit. And a decaff coffee was no more than tepid when made. Very disappointing standard of service.

Thank Aretha V
Ogden, Utah
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97 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 March 2017

This is a cozy local coffee shop with excellent coffee and pastries that were very fresh and delicious.

Thank n3103f
London, United Kingdom
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118 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 January 2017 via mobile

If you like coffee this is simply the best coffee shop. The warm aroma of roast beans hits you as soon as you venture into this little haven. Small but comfortable the barista was friendly and the sandwiches were simply out of this world and packed with flavour. Would recommend if you value your taste buds.

Thank mansfial
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23 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 December 2016

There is always a line at Taste and it is worth the wait. They are efficient at serving everyone and the coffee is outstanding.

Thank Annamarie M
Naples, Florida
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 20 October 2016

Located at North Street and Murray Park (just up from Glenderran Guest House) this quaint coffee house is the place to be. If you want to know where to get a good cup of caffeine, then go where all the University of St. Andrews students go, Taste! I was in St. Andrews for a week and this place is homey,... More 

Thank Dave D
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51 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 October 2016 via mobile

Arranged to meet an old friend for a coffee last week, and St Andrews was handy for both of us. Chose Taste for its location, easy to find and near a car park. Ordered a flat white and toasted panini. The guy behind the counter seemed more interested in chatting to his student mates than serving me. Flat white was... More 

1 Thank Iain S
Perth and Kinross, United Kingdom
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7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 October 2016 via mobile

Stopped off for a quick coffee and was not disappointed. Full of students deep in concentration, but a lovely atmosphere. Home made cakes looked delicious, didn't have time to try but I will return. Coffee was amazing!

Thank AlicetheBay
Davidson, North Carolina
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20 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 19 September 2016 via mobile

I ordered a flat white and was served one that had been already made for another customer. As someone who's worked customer service, that treatment appalled me. Coffee was okay but doesn't make up for being served an old drink. Not sure I'll be trying this place again.

1 Thank eflah

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$3 - US$13
Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Cash Only, Free Wifi, Seating
Good for
Child-friendly, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
07:00 - 22:00
07:00 - 22:00
07:00 - 22:00
07:00 - 22:00
07:00 - 22:00
07:00 - 22:00
07:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 148 North Street | St Andrews, St Andrews KY16 9AF, Scotland
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Scotland  >  Fife  >  St Andrews
  • Phone Number: +44 1334 477959
Imagine a living room where friends hang out and make new friends... We serve the coffee, cakes, panini, etc.

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?