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FISH & CHIPS

For local fish and chips, The Crail Fish Bar and Café is located on the main High Street. There is also the award winning chip shop in Anstruther, “Anstruther Fish Bar”. The award winning “Cromars” in St Andrews is definitely worth a visit, you can sit in or takeaway.

BAKERS

Fisher and Donaldson are long established family bakers in St Andrews offering a selection of breads, pies, cakes and chocolates. There is also a traditional bakery on the High Street in Crail offering all the usual fayre.

BUTCHERS

On South Street in St Andrews, Minicks of St Andrews values nothing more than supplying the best top quality meat to you. They go to local farms and hand pick only the best live stock in an aim to produce the most fresh, locally sourced meat, everything from turkeys to wild boar.

J B Penman in the High Street in Crail is a butcher of the highest quality with a great selection of award winning pies.

DELICATESSANS

St Andrews has several delicatessens of note. Firstly there is Iain Mellis the cheesemonger on South Street selling a selection of excellent cheeses. There is also Butler and Co. on Church Street selling more traditional deli fayre and the Little Italian shop on Bell Street specialising in all things Italian.  The award winning chocolatier “Iain Burnett” has a shop in South Street selling a wide selection of chocolates including Kingask Office favourite “Hot Chocolate Shot”.

FRESH FISH

There is some fresh fish available at Crail harbour. There are lobsters, which you can see live in tanks and also dressed crab. Further down the coast there is a fish market at Pittenweem harbour. In St Andrews there is Kerachers, a long established family business in South Street.

FARM SHOPS

There is an abundance of fresh local produce available on your doorstep. Cairnie fruit farm is just outside Cupar and is well worth a visit, it sells a variety of soft fruits specialising in strawberries and raspberries where you can pick your own. It also has plenty to do for children with trampolines, inflatable’s, sand pits, a giant maze, tractor rides and lots more. There is also an excellent cafeteria.

Just outside St Andrews you have Balgove Larder.  Inside you will find all the usual delicatessen delights as well as produce from their own farm.  There is a fantastic café on site so you can sample the delights before you buy them from the shop.

Down the coast towards Elie is Ardross farm shop, which has a wide range of local and national products. There is an award winning farm shop and they admirably promote British agriculture.

SUPERMARKETS

Crail:

Co-operative food
Everyday             7am – 10.00pm

 

St Andrews:

Morrison’s
Everyday             8am – 10pm
Saturday              Opens 7am

 

Tesco
Mon – Sat           6am – 12 midnight
Sunday               9am – 12 midnight

 

CHEMISTS

Lloyds Pharmacy, Largo Road
Monday – Friday 9am – 5.30pm, Saturday 9am – 1pm, closed Sundays

Boots, Market Street, St Andrews (open Sundays)
Mon – Sat 8.30am – 5.30pm, Sunday 11am – 5pm

Crail Pharmacy, High Street, Crail
Mon, Tues, Thurs and Fri 9am – 1pm/2pm – 5.30pm, Wed and Sat 9am – 1pm. Closed Sundays

 

PETROL

There are two petrol stations in St Andrews. The Shell petrol station is open 24 hours and is located opposite West Port arch.  As well as fuel it sells basic groceries etc. The other is part of Morrison’s and is open 7am – 10pm every day except Sunday which is 10am – 4pm

 

TAXIS

Crail and East Neuk Taxis              01333 311311

St Andrews Taxis                             01334 477272

Golf City Taxis                                   01334 477788

H M Taxis                                          01334 474700

 

BUSES

St Andrews Bus Station 01334 474238

St Andrews is the main bus station for the area. Buses run regularly from St Andrews, down to the East Neuk and the surrounding area.  Please contact the bus station directly for times or visit the website www.stagecoachbus.com

Recycling points
 St Andrews – Double Dykes Road (Car Park)
Crail – High Street
Kingsbarns – Primary School
Recycling Centre
St Andrews – 45 Largo Road (behind Morrisons supermarket)

 

EMERGENCY CONTACTS

Office: 01334 472011

Vets

St Andrews

Provest Veterinary Group: 01334 466800
Wilson and Partners: 01334 479279

Crail

East Neuk Veterinary Clinic: 01333 739199

Doctors

NHS 24                                                                                                                

111 is the new free way to phone the NHS 24 helpline from landlines and mobiles.
The helpline is open 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.

St Andrews Community Hospital: 01334 465656

Skeith Medical Centre: 01333 310352
Crail Road, Cellardyke,
Anstruther

Fife – Police Scotland:  0845 600 5702

 

A BIT OF HISTORY……

St Andrews

Legend tells us that the relics of the apostle Andrew were brought to Scotland by St Regulus.  Having been shipwrecked off the Fife coast he founded a church on the site where the town now stands, establishing St Andrews as a prominent part of Scotland’s history. Now most famous for its unrivalled golfing facilities, the town offers the visitor a vast variety of attractions and events from museums, beaches, restaurants, gardens and parks to the Highland games, the Lammas Fair and University occasions such as the Kate Kennedy parade.  The town provides a unique blend of history, recreation and charm which has made St Andrews one of the most popular tourist destinations in Scotland today.

Kingsbarns

So called because it used to house the monarch’s grain for use at either Crail or Falkland Palace.  This small peaceful village, conveniently located between St Andrews and Crail, was the first conservation area in Fife.  Kingsbarns is now renowned for its award winning beach and magnificent coastline environment.  Kingsbarns is a throwback to an age of village tranquillity that is an ideal setting for a relaxing country break.

Crail

A small traditional fishing village within the East Neuk.  Seemingly untouched by time, the traditions of the old East Neuk fishermen live on in this untainted part of Scotland.  Originally, Crail and other such villages in the area provided Scotland with vital seaports for trade with the low-countries.  The village now offers a peaceful and unhurried lifestyle within a picturesque environment that has attracted artists since Victorian times and boasts one of the most photographed harbours in Scotland.  It also claims the distinction of having the 7th oldest golf club in the world.