- Aberdour Hotel
38 High Street
Aberdour Hotel is a former coaching inn which is now a 16 bedroom hotel.
Reported as no real ale and handpumps removed 12/06/2023, but this was apparently temporary as by the end of July a single handpump was back. Apologies for the false alarm! However, real ale is likely to be available for the summer season only.
- Foresters Arms
35 High Street
This corner pubs sits in the middle of the village and is great stop off point for tourists and ramblers using the fife coastal path, conveniently located only a few hundred yards from the railway station and Aberdour Castle. As you would expect from a pub right at the heart of the community, several weekly events are held, ranging from bingo to raffles. You will also find a jukebox, pool table and live sporting events on the big screen.
- Aberdour Hotel 38 High Street Aberdour KY3 0SW ku.oc.letohruodreba@noitpecer(01383) 860325
23-25 High Street East
The Bank is a family run bar and hotel, with one of the finest views in Anstruther where the dreel burn merges with the Firth of Forth, a great view while enjoying your evening meal. The Bank offer something for everyone, be it freshly produced lunches or bar suppers from local suppliers or a drink from the real ales, draught beers, wines and spirits in the area. The large mature gardens offers what has been described as a “Sun Trap”.
- Dreel Tavern
16 High Street
One of Anstruthers most historic buildings, the Dreel Tavern has served the area as a venue for fine food and drinks over the years. A traditional pub, popular with locals, walkers and all visitors, an open fire in winter creates a cosy atmosphere. At the rear, is a sunny beer garden overlooking the Dreel burn from which the pub takes its name. This family run pub is becoming renowned for the quality of food available from the area.
- Ship Tavern
49 Shore Street
A poplar meeting place for fishermen, locals and visitors to the water front. The ship is located right on the harbour front across from the historic Reaper (a two-masted sailing lugger), also, next door to the fishery museum. This bar has all you would expect in character from a history fishing village. Sit back and relax and watch the views across the harbour.
Reopened 21/04/2023 after a major refurbishment. Photos show one handpump on the bar and a May 2023 report confirmed Deuchars IPA on at the time. Dog & Family friendly; no meals at reopening but hope to introduce them later.
- Bank 23-25 High Street East Anstruther KY10 3DQ (01333) 310189
- Sands Hotel
A warm welcome awaits at this family run hotel adjacent to a beautiful sandy beach in this picturesque coastal resort. Burntisland is home to the second oldest highland games in the world (1652) and held at the end of July, alongside the town's annual summer fairground. The hotel has a choice of restaurant and is renowned for its high-teas. The sands bar now boast a unique outside area in which to relax and enjoy a drive with friends and family. Burntisland is also the home of the worlds 10th oldest golf club.
- Sands Hotel Lochies Road Burntisland KY3 9JX ku.oc.sdnasdnalsitnrub@liam(01592) 872230
- Haven Bar & Restaurant
1 Shore Street
The Haven Bar and Restaurant is renowned for its warm welcome, great atmosphere, good beer and terrific food. Located in Cellardyke in the heart of the East Neuk of Fife, the Haven Bar and Restaurant overlooks the historic harbour at Cellardyke and out across the Firth of Forth to the Isle of May.
- Haven Bar & Restaurant 1 Shore Street Cellardyke KY10 3BD (01333) 310574
- Ceres Inn
Located in the heart of Ceres and only a 15 minute drive from St Andrews, The Ceres Inn prides itself on its reputation for friendly service and quality, value for money food and drink. With a separate dining room ideal for small functions, The Ceres Inn’s warm atmosphere is suitable for all the family to enjoy. Take away menu also available.
- Ceres Inn The Cross Ceres KY15 5NA ku.oc.nniserec@ofni(01334) 828305
- Woodside Hotel
109 Broad Street
This typical working man’s pub can be found at the top end of this old mining village. Set on its own, this grand old style building has a number of features, namely a large spacious bar, allowing for a lounge area at the front with two handpumps, with one available at all times, and a games area, pool and darts. Plasma screens show a wide range of live sporting events from football, rugby, golf and horse racing. A friendly atmosphere is complemented by the live music nights every Saturday and Sunday,
- Woodside Hotel 109 Broad Street Cowdenbeath KY4 8JR (01383) 511598
- Golf Hotel
4 High Street
This historic building dates to the early 1700’s, making it one of the oldest inns in Scotland. The Golf hotel is a listed coaching inn, located in the picturesque village of Crail. The bar retains the original low beamed ceiling, wooden floors and a 16th century fireplace with a marriage lintel over it bearing the initials of the original owners. For golfers, Crail has two links courses and is perfectly situated for a trip to St Andrews or if your looking to relax, scenic coastal paths offer a fantastic opportunity to explore. Winter hours vary.
67 High Street North
Described in a report as a restaurant with a bar, but we note that from summer 2023 accommodation will also be available. The historic Category C Listed bar is at the back and appears to be open to all - "Come for a drink or two, bring the kids, bring the dog and settle in for the afternoon, the evening, or both.". One handpump serving a local ale.
- Golf Hotel 4 High Street Crail KY10 3TD moc.liarcletohflogeht@ofni(01333) 450206
- Red Lion Inn
The painted ceiling in the Bar area depicts scenes from “Kidnapped” by Robert Louis Stevenson and associated with the Burgh of Culross; painted by Douglas Cadoo.
Reported early 2022 to have no real ale and no handpumps, though website still says 'ask for availability', but another report July 2023 said cask was back on with Brew Shed Sandilands Pale Ale on that visit.
- Red Lion Inn Low Causeway Culross KY12 8HN (01383) 880225
The Boudingait pub is situated in the center of Cupar. It is a small quiet pub, with a pleasant atmosphere. Family and dog friendly. Mostly given over to food, seating is available at the bar. very knowledgeable staff, lots of advice given on available ales. There is no TV in the pub and board games are available for customers to use.
- Golf Tavern
11 South Road
With two hand-pulls, but only one in constant use, this family friendly pub has an extensive beer garden for the kids of all ages. 10% discount on ale purchases for valid card carrying CAMRA members. Great parking in an agreement they have with Aldi who’s car park is directly opposite. Sports on terrestrial services only
- Boudingait 43 Bonnygate Cupar KY15 4BU moc.kooltuo@tiagniduob(01334) 208310
- Commercial Inn
13 Douglas Street
Located at the heart of the town centre close to the main retail area , the pub attracts an eclectic clientele and gets busy on match days. Formerly a hotel, this 19th century listed building is full of character and retains the high ceilings and decorative cornices of that period. A spiral staircase leads down to the lower levels. Local and Regional CAMRA Pub Of The Year 2022.
- East Port
7 East Port
Located on the high street, just a short distance from the main shopping area, well worth a visit when out and about in Dunfermline. This busy town centre pub is not simply a sports bar, but a great place to relax with a few drinks in one the many cosy booths. The interior features wood panelling and a wooden bar and gantry. Plasma screens show sport from football to golf, and soft background music usually plays.
- Guildhall & Linen Exchange
79-83 High Street
This Wetherspoon outlet was indeed a guildhall and linen exchange when Dunfermline was synonymous with fine quality table linen. The category A listed building is now a split level pub and hotel. The interior is decorated with a mix of modern and art deco features and displays numerous pictures highlighting the historic past of the town. In the middle of the busy retail area, this is a great place to stop for a pint and a bite to eat
- Pitbauchlie House Hotel
47 Aberdour Road
The hotel is situated minutes from the M90 motorway, 5 miles from the famous Forth Road and Rail Bridges, 12 miles from Edinburgh Airport and 17 miles from Edinburgh City Centre. Stirling, Perth, Falkirk and Livingston are all 30 minutes drive away. Fyne Ales Jarl on sale in Sams Bar/Harvies Bistro.
- Commercial Inn 13 Douglas Street Dunfermline KY12 7EB (01383) 696994
- 19th Hole
5 Links Road
Pub/restaurant. Home cooked food, brunch, real ales, great selection of whiskies and gin, coffee and home-baking
- 19th Hole 5 Links Road Earlsferry KY9 1AW tocs.elohht91@ofni(01333) 330610
- Ship Inn
A cracking pub/restaurant with a cracking beach view, worth the walk from the high street (approx 6-10mins). Relax in the comfort of the open fires and wood burning stoves. During the summer when the tide is out, beach cricket can be viewed from the beach bar (please check fixtures). Four hand pulls are available offering a wide range of local, regional and national ales. Food is served throughout the pub, featuring there ever popular pub favourites, The Ship Inn’s famous fish and chips as well as championing local shellfish and Scottish seafood.
- Ship Inn The Toft Elie KY9 1DT tocs.nnipihs@ofni(01333) 330246
- Bruce Inn
23 High Street
A traditional village ale house and restaurant with accomodation is under new ownership recently.
- Bruce Inn 23 High Street Falkland KY15 7BZ moc.liamg@dnalklafnniecurbeht(01337) 857226
- Albert Tavern
2 High Street
Small two roomed pub situated in the village of Freuchie. Up to five ales available and at least two ciders. The bar area is decorated with pump clips from ales that have been sold previously. On entering on the right is the lounge furnished with bench seating and has a decent side tv showing free to air sports. This pub is an multi award winner within Fife (Ale and Cider Pub of the year) and National (Scottish Pub of the Year) The team are always friendly and willing to share there ale knowledge.
- Albert Tavern 2 High Street Freuchie KY15 7EX moc.kooltuo@eihcuerfnrevattrebla07876 178863
- Bankhead Gate Brewers Fayre
This Brewers Fayre opens at 6.30am Mon-Fr, 7am Sat-Sun for breakfast. This family friendly premise has a large internal Play Zone as well as an external play area. At the Bankhead Gate Brewers Fayre you'll find pub food as it should be with their every day great value menu. One core ale, normally Sharps Doom Bar, however these are subject to change from a national supply.
- Golden Acorn
1 North Street
A Wethersppons pubs with room available. Family friendly area to the rear of the pub, as well as a quiet space. A large open planned pub with a slightly raised seating area at the front of the pub. There are a number of TVs throughout the building, showing, a mixture of sports and news. A busy pub catering to all tastes, themed menus and promotions are available most days. Parking is available directly in front of the pub, remember to register your car details via the monitored parking system on the bar.
- Kingdom Of Fife - Real Ale Festival
Rothes Halls, Rothes Square
Annual ale festival to promote CAMRA & Real Ale as well as Cider & Perry. Over 30 Real Ales, Ciders and Perries from near and faar
- Bankhead Gate Brewers Fayre Beaufort Drive Glenrothes KY7 4UJ (01592) 773473
- Guardbridge Inn
1 Old St Andrews Road
A family run restaurant with a bar. Draught ale on most weekends; often only bottled ale during the week
- Guardbridge Inn 1 Old St Andrews Road Guardbridge KY16 0UD ku.oc.efifnniegdirbdraug@ofni(01334) 848507
- Hillend Tavern
37 Main Street
A community focused village pub near Dalgety Bay with cosy log fires, a beer garden and real ales all adding to the friendly and welcoming atmosphere. The 'TAV' as it is known has a traditional bar and spacious area at the rear which is ideal for groups or larger functions. The pub hosts many village events and its live music nights and two quiz nights each month are well attended. A previous Local Pub of the Year and regional runner up.
- Hillend Tavern 37 Main Street Hillend KY11 9ND ku.oc.nrevatdnellih@ofni(01383) 415391
- Auld Hoose
A traditional two-room pub just of the main street of the popular seaside village. It has an ample sided bar as you enter and a comfortable lounge at the side. The family run pub is popular with both locals and visitors. It is an ideal stopping off point for real ale enthusiasts walking the fife coastal path. Food is served 12-4pm daily. The auld hoose has regular evening events such as live music, karaoke and dominoes and open mic sessions in the lounge on some Sunday afternoons
- Crown Tavern
55-57 High Street
Historically know as the Middle Bar, this two-roomed venue is right at the center of a pleasant coastal village, a short walk from the train stations. Very much a community pub, first a sports bar at heart with a large screen and several smaller screen's. Two ales are served from traditional Scottish tall founts, as well as two or three ciders. The pub is a keen locale supporter, often serving beer from he nearby brewery Beath. . Evening events are often held, namely live music
- Auld Hoose 6-8 Nethergate Kinghorn KY3 9SY (01592) 891074
- Betty Nicols
297 High Street
This traditional pub is located in the merchants quarter of the towns high street. The interior features vintage patterned titles and comfortable seating which offers a relaxed cosy atmosphere. The pub is proud to serve two real ales often from Fyne Ales . The bistro menu offers a range of meals , the pub offers a selection of bottled beers, wines and spirits and hosts regular quiz and other events
60-62 High Street
A very large open plan restaurant and bar. This multi level outlet offers 2 hand pulls, and a wide range of lagers and spirits. A multitude of themed menus to cater for most palates. One of the few venues in Fife accepting CAMRA ale vouchers (excluding Wetherspoons). Ask any staff member for a water bowl for your significant other with four legs!
- Harbour Bar
473 High Street
Historic pub, dating from 1870, offering a lively atmosphere with live music and quiz's. Serves Belgian food, a variety of real ales alongside a range of Belgian beers. The building , a former ships chandlers has been identified by CAMRA as having an interior of regional importance and is one of only a few pubs still with a JUG bar. Behind the pub in the old sailmakers workshop is the mothballed Fyfe brewery, which will be resurrected soon according to the new owners.
- Montagues 85 - 95 high Street Kirkcaldy KY1 1LW (01592) 642768
- Robert Nairn
2-6 Kirk Wynd
This Wetherspoon pub is named after a member of the Nairn family that started a linoleum factory. This building, an ex bank is just off the towns main pedestrianised area. It has a split level lounge and pictures of old Kirkcaldy on the walls. The pubs central location, close to the towns old kirk allows it to attract a mixed clientele, who enjoy a wide variety of real ales from six handpumps
- Betty Nicols 297 High Street Kirkcaldy KY1 1JL (01592) 210104
- Burns Tavern
184 High Street
The Burns is very much the hub of the community. Located in the former paper making town of Leslie, the burns tavern remains a traditional style bar with a lounge and public bar. The main bar is a split into two sections, the lower contains the main bar area and the higher level contains a pool table. Sit back, relax and enjoy your pint of Timothy Taylors Landlord while watching sporting events on the numerous TVs.
- Fettykil Fox
A traditional olde-worlde style building with coal fires at both ends. The décor is a mix of stone, wood panelling and rough plaster on the walls, with oak beamed ceilings throughout. The bar is furnished with comfortable couches and wooden tables, and decorated with pictures of the local village. Food is served all day in two dining areas.
- Burns Tavern 184 High Street Leslie KY6 3DB (01592) 741345
- Bruce Arms
2 Main Street
A champion of LocAle, often a beer or two of local brewery Inner Bay can be found here. Stunning views across the firth of forth can be admired while enjoying a bite to eat or a quick drink. Limekilns is an old settlement dating back to the 14th century. The Bruce is a warm and welcoming public house, situated conveniently for the historic village and the Fife Coastal path.
- Ship Inn
This pub sits on the River Forth with views of the three bridges spanning the river. The Ship Inn today is a family run business which prides itself in providing a warm relaxed atmosphere. The ship is located at the west end of this former fishing village, which also had a ferry linking Fife to Bo'ness. This is echoed in Robert Louis Stevenson’s novel ‘Kidnapped’ where David Balfour and Alan Breck were carried across the Forth after an alleged tipple at The Ship.
- Bruce Arms 2 Main Street Limekilns KY11 3HL moc.liamtoh@smraecurbeht(01383) 872259
- Lower Largo
- Crusoe Hotel
2 Main Street
This family run hotel is situated right on the water's edge offers a convenient base while visiting Fife's heritage landmarks and coastal paths.
- Railway Inn
1 Station Wynd
A wee gem of a pub, located in the picturesque village of lower largo, resting in the shadow of the old railway viaduct. The Railway Inn is a friendly and traditional village pub and has been an established public house since 1749. Numerous railway memorabilia adorn the walls, the fireplace and even the bar counter. Relax outside with the views of the local harbour, or in the private beer garden. Pies and Toasties available daily between 12noon and 4pm.
- Crusoe Hotel 2 Main Street Lower Largo KY8 6BT ku.oc.letoheosurc@xaler(01333) 320759
- Pitlessie Inn & Pantry
An old coaching inn, located on the main road between Cupar and Glenrothes, which is decorated with pictures of the maltings that was once opposite. A traditional village pub, right at the heart of the community, which offers locally sourced food and offers a relaxed dining experience. A family run restaurant, bar and pantry, offering coffee, teas and highlights local produce from the surrounding area.
- Pitlessie Inn & Pantry Cupar Road Pitlessie KY15 7SU moc.nniegalliveisseltip@seiriuqne(01337) 830595
- West End Bar & Gantry
32 South Loan
Friendly pub in a pretty Fife coastal village with beer garden
- West End Bar & Gantry 32 South Loan Pittenweem KY10 2QB moc.loa@nossittapm(01333) 311587
- St Andrews
- Aikmans Bar & Bistro
32 Bell Street
Aikman's is located between the two main streets north and south street, this unique two level outlet comprises of the bistro at street level and the cellar bar on the lower. This retro decorated outlet offers a relax atmosphere enjoyed by tourists and students alike, be it for quick bite to eat or to sample one of the many ales
- Central Bar
77 Market Street
The bar has a Victorian style interior with an island bar, ornate ceiling and a fine collection of historic brewery mirrors. As the name suggests this pub is situated in the busy cobbled market square of this historic university town. Enjoy a drink and watch the university town lifestyle go by on the small seated area at the front of the building. Customers are a wide range of locals, tourists, students and golfers. A wide selection of real ales is available.
99 South Street
One of the few family run pubs in St Andrews, the criterion was established back in 1874. Situated on one of the main shopping streets in this university town, it is popular with locals, tourists, students and golfers. The famous “Cri-Pie” being available until 11:45pm. In addition to the four cask ales, a large selection of whiskies and gins are stocked. The criterion operates a card payment service only
116 South Street
Located in the heart of St. Andrews, a watering hole of locals, families and students alike.
- St Andrews Brewing Co
177 South Street
This craft brew pub showcases a wide range of St Andrews Brewing Co beers in cask, keg and bottle form. 18 taps are available, four taps are dedicated to cask ales, normally two to STABCO ales, a guest ale, and a craft cider. This pub is popular with students, tourists and visitors alike. Enjoy a quick 1/3rd or 1/2 pint downstairs by the fireplace or upstairs in the beer hall.
- Whey Pat Tavern
1 Bridge Street
The original birth place of the kingdom of Fife branch of Camra. A Busy corner pub adjacent to the historic west port and convenient for the bus station, which is popular with the usual mix of locals, tourists, students and golfers, which can be found in this busy university town. This two levelled building has a busy public bar at the front, with a spacious lounge to the rear.
- Aikmans Bar & Bistro 32 Bell Street St Andrews KY16 9UX (01334) 477425
- Star of Markinch
East End, Star of Markinch
Star of Markinch
A privately owned 'Free-house' in this quiet village with restaurant bar and function area as well as outside seating.
- Plough East End, Star of Markinch Star of Markinch KY7 6LE ku.oc.liamtoh@rats-nnihguolp(01592) 750010
4 High road
The tavern is located right at the heart of the village, it is owned, and run by the Wilkie family. Widely known for its friendly hosts, excellent food, and varied beers section. The outdoor seating area has amazing views over the Eden estuary, and north to the Grampian mountains. Lunches and evening meals are served in the bar and restaurant, while a cosy lounge has traditional pub games
- Tavern 4 High road Strathkinness KY16 9RS ku.oc.nrevatssennikhtarts@tae(01334) 850085