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Rocca Restaurant

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The Links, St Andrews KY16 9JD, Scotland
+44 1334 472549
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18:30 - 21:30
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Mon - Sat 18:30 - 21:30
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Houston, Texas
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10 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

If you are in St. Andrews, you must have dinner at Rocca. This meal was simply fabulous from beginning to end. There were two chef items that were served complimentary and they were very tasty. We ordered the sea bass served with capers, broccilini and rock shrimp. Probably one of the best dishes I have experienced. We had a table... More 

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Newport-on-tay
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

We enjoyed having dinner for two this evening. We started with complementary canopies and amuse buches. Before tasty starters and main courses. The quality of the produce was very good and so was the friendly service and staff who explained about the various items that we decided to choose. It was impressive the way the staff provided information about the... More 

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Thank James D
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We have visited this restaurant previously and were absolutely delighted by the service and the quality of the food. I couldn't wait to return. Oh how very disappointing. The food was cold, menu was not great and the restaurant manager was not only uninterested but I would say verging on the side of being rude, and not just to us.... More 

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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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15 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Food is good but the selection for lunch not great. No choice for vegans or pescatarians. Staff very friendly and helpful. Price reasonable for the quality of food. Ambience good, slightly tired.

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Cupar Fife
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259 reviews
171 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We ate on Thursday evening. Restaurant was pleasingly busy. I am glad we ordered the "flight of wines" to accompany the food, we had a voucher from Itison at £99 for two,as it made the evening a reasonable price. Food was very good but a taste only of each item. Started with a very tasty Ballotine of pig cheek with... More 

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Thank Wyandour
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21 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Although staff are friendly there was a general feel of them being poorly trained and lacking any kind of initiative. We dined in Rocca Restaurant, and although the food was lovely, the service was slow and badly organised - they forgot to give us bread rolls, forgot to bring us water etc. On arrival in the bar, we sat at... More 

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Thank DiDiDaw
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We went to Rocca for their tasting menu, which we'd bought half price via itison. We also paid extra for the matching wines. I was a little apprehensive having read a few bad reviews the day before but I have to say, there was nothing to worry about. Liam guided us through the food and matching wines, which we thoroughly... More 

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Thank Helen B
Dundee, Scotland, United Kingdom
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 February 2017

We were given the Tasting Menu as a gift...what a HUGE disappointment! I actually have nothing nice to say about any of it unfortunately. Reception and restaurant was cold. Food bland and exceptionally overpriced for what it was. We have been before, a few years ago and have fond memories. What a pity that that will be overcast by our... More 

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Airdrie, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 February 2017

We were fortunate enough to be seated at a window with fine views of the golf course and the sea. First class, friendly service. High quality food and wine

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Thank Alexander K
Dundee, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 February 2017

Quality of food was excellent, with additional "amuse bouche" courses. Very well presented and well cooked. The waiter was very knowledgeable about the wines and helpful in making choices. The only minor complaint was that the room was a bit chilly, but mid week February in Scotland it is perhaps to be expected!

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$25 - US$69
Cuisine
European, British, Scottish, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Groups, Local cuisine, View, Romantic, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
Monday
18:30 - 21:30
Tuesday
18:30 - 21:30
Wednesday
18:30 - 21:30
Thursday
18:30 - 21:30
Friday
18:30 - 21:30
Saturday
18:30 - 21:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: The Links, St Andrews KY16 9JD, Scotland
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Scotland  >  Fife  >  St Andrews
  • Phone Number: +44 1334 472549
Description
At Rocca St Andrews our recipe for success is a fusion of exquisite food with a backdrop of one of the world's most famous sporting locations - the Old Course. Like the many champions that have graced the hallowed course, we too top the leaderboard as one of only 25 restaurants in the country with three AA Rosettes in 2013 - a reward for the creativity and passion of the Rocca family. The stunning view over the 18th means guests enjoy much more than just a delicious meal. Our menu features Scottish cooking with an Italian twist. Fresh ingredients are sourced from artisan producers either on our doorstep or in Tuscany and there is something to suit every palate. With a real pedigree in both our front-of-house and in our kitchen, you can rest assured a visit to Rocca will live long in the memory. Come and visit us and let our passion for food become your passion for delicious dining.

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