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Bar, Pub
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After-hours, Drinks
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Outdoor Seating, Seating, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Wine and Beer, Accepts Credit Cards, Dog Friendly
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Reviewed 4 days ago

Staff were very attentive and able to recommend drinks based on taste. Probably best bar i have visited in St Andrews

Date of visit: June 2022
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Reviewed 26 April 2022 via mobile

Staff rude and didn’t show any of the famed Scottish hospitality at all.. called last orders at 11.45 pm served drinks, then lifted them again 12 midnight and threw them down the sink.. we were the only people in the place and on the street...!!!More

Date of visit: April 2022
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KeysBar, General Manager at The Keys Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 28 April 2022

We are really sorry that you felt the need to make a review made up of lies. It was myself the manager that was serving you that night. You were treated friendly like all our customers. We accommodated you with darts so that you were...More

Reviewed 21 March 2022

What a great wee find amazing food and drink woukd highly recommend to anyone looking for a day/nightout in st andrews will be back soon

Date of visit: March 2022
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Reviewed 18 October 2021 via mobile

Very small bar on the main street that as won awards. Very cosy place with a good atmospheric. Pictures of golfers who have visited and won adorn the bar and walls

Date of visit: October 2021
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Reviewed 17 October 2021

Dropped in for a drink in our first day in St Andrews, staff extremely helpful, punters entertaining. Drinks reasonably priced and they do soup n toasties with a bag of crisps flung in. Toilets are good, staff even better, never allowing your glass to remain...empty. We returned again to enjoy the atmosphere, probably the best wee pub in Saint Andrew’s with the banterMore

Date of visit: October 2021
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Reviewed 26 July 2021 via mobile

Guinness good , but typically of St. Andrews, nobody can pour a pint, always got a head over 1 inch,

Date of visit: July 2021
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Reviewed 11 June 2021

Not a big 'Bar' it is definitely a pub and not an eatery, but the food available, was tasty, and the portions were very filling and hit the spot for lunch. Very reasonably priced and they accept 'walk-ins' provided you agree not to exceed the...time posted on your table - reserved for future use. Not sure about their adherence to COVID rules since we only sat outside, but the staff wore masks, were quick to point out the rules to customers and recorded all our details - and all done in a happy, pleasant and friendly way.More

Date of visit: June 2021
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Reviewed 17 May 2021

Managed to get a table outside for a drink due to the Covid regulations. The outside area is sheltered but it does get a little cold. Draught lager was well kept and the staff were helpful and friendly. A great little local pub. We will...be back.More

Date of visit: May 2021
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Reviewed 24 September 2020

Always manage a drink here when in St Andrews. Staff always polite and ready for good natter. Helped the sun was out and outside table good for people watching.. Prices are also good.

Date of visit: September 2020
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Reviewed 21 September 2020 via mobile

Visited three time’s on a break in St Andrews . Had to book in advance. All Covid rules were adhered to strictly which was good . The staff were very friendly and made us welcome. Will definitely visit when back in St Andrews.

Date of visit: September 2020
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ronnieblue
22 June 2019|
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Response from lm583 | Reviewed this property |
There is erdinger in bottles and non alcoholic kopparberg in bottles
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phillc610
27 July 2016|
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unfortunately Scottish Law says that children under 14 are not allowed into the bar. there are bars in town that have a kids licence though. the bar does have a seating area outside that is technically a public pavement... More
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The Keys Bar is rated accordingly in the following categories by Tripadvisor travellers:
  • Food: 4
  • Service: 5
  • Value: 4.5
  • Atmosphere: 4.5