Kingdom of Fife

Campaign for Real Ale

Campaign for Real Ale

Fife Pubs

  • Aberdour
    • Aberdour Hotel 38 High Street Aberdour KY3 0SW Telephone(01383) 8603

      Aberdour Hotel is a former coaching inn which is now a 16 bedroom hotel.

    • Foresters Arms 35 High Street Aberdour KY3 0SJ Telephone(01383) 861245

      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.

  • Anstruther
    • Bank 23-25 High Street East Anstruther KY10 3DQ Telephone(01333) 310189

      The Bank was refurbished this year (2012) developing into a family run hotel with quality and service in mind, with leather seating, open fires, 2 large screen tvs showing sky entertainment proving a big hit with locals and visitors alike. Homely, traditionally home cooked food prepared from quality local produce.

    • Boathouse 28 Shore Street Anstruther KY10 3AQ Telephone(01333) 310539

      Situated in the picturesque east neuk of fife, this harbour front pub, is conveniently located for tourists, yachtsman, and costal path ramblers. Founded as a fishing village, Anstruther is home to the Scottish Fisheries Museum, which is within walking distance This multipurpose outlet consists of a spacious bar, an adjoining bistro and an attractive beer garden at the rear. The bar hosts live music, televisions, sports and other entertainment.

    • Dreel Tavern 16 High Street Anstruther KY10 3DL Telephone(01333) 279238

      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.

  • Burntisland
    • Sands Hotel Kinghorn Road Burntisland KY3 9JX Telephone(01592) 872230

      Located in the picturesque coastal town of Burntisland, which is home to the second oldest highland games in the world, (held at the end of July traditionally at the start of the Fife/Glasgow fair fortnight). A warm welcome awaits you from this family run hotel located by the sea front, offering a wide range of dining experiences . An established reputation for their high teas, booking in advance is advised.

  • Cellardyke
    • Haven Bar & Restaurant 1 Shore Street Cellardyke KY10 3BD Telephone(01333) 310574

      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.

  • Ceres
    • Ceres Inn The Cross Ceres KY15 5NA Telephone(01334) 828305

      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.

  • Cowdenbeath
    • Woodside Hotel 109 Broad Street Cowdenbeath KY4 8JR Telephone(01383) 511598

      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,

  • Crail
    • Golf Hotel 4 High Street Crail KY10 3TD Telephone(01333) 450206

      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.

  • Cupar
    • Boudingait 43 Bonnygate Cupar KY15 4BU Telephone(01334) 208310

      This multi award wining bar and restaurant is family and dog friendly. Conveniently located at the centre of the old market town of Cupar. The boudingait not only offers an extensive menu of homemade pub grub, they also offer a wide range of specials. This pub can be busy at the weekend, especially when the local farmers market come to town. Several weekly activities ranging from live music to quiz’s can be enjoyed by all.

    • Golf Tavern 11 South Road Cupar KY15 5JF Telephone(01334) 654233

      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 opposite in an agreement they have with Aldi who’s car park is directly opposite. Sports on terrestrial services only

  • Dunfermline
    • Commercial Inn 13 Douglas Street Dunfermline KY12 7EB Telephone(01383) 696994

      This 19th century listed building is full of character, formerly a hotel, this pub retains the high ceilings and decorative cornice from that period. Another feature of this pub is that it has a spiral staircase which leads down to the lower levels. Located at the heart of the town centre, just a short distance from the main retail area. This busy town centre pub attracts an eclectic mix of clientele, especially on match days. Fife CAMRA Pub Of The Year 2022

    • East Port 7 East Port Dunfermline KY12 7JG Telephone(01383) 736678

      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 Dunfermline KY12 7DR Telephone(01383) 625960

      This Wetherspoon outlet was originally designed as a guildhall and linen exchange, when Dunfermline was once synonymous with fine-quality table linen. This category A listed building now houses a split level pub and hotel. A mix of modern and art deco features decorate this pub throughout. This pub also depicts the tail of Dunfermline's and the guildhalls historic past, with numerous pictures from years gone by. Located on the high street, right in the middle of Dunfermline’s busy retail area,

    • Pitbauchlie House Hotel 47 Aberdour Road Dunfermline KY11 4PB Telephone(01383) 722282

      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.

  • Earlsferry
    • 19th Hole 5 Links Road Earlsferry KY9 1AW Telephone(01333) 330610

      Pub/restaurant. Home cooked food, brunch, real ales, great selection of whiskies and gin, coffee and home-baking

  • Elie
    • Ship Inn The Toft Elie KY9 1DT Telephone(01333) 330246

      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.

    • Station Buffet 29 High Street Elie KY9 1BZ Telephone(01333) 330972
  • Falkland
    • Bruce Inn 23 High Street Falkland KY15 7BZ Telephone(01337) 857226

      A traditional village ale house and restaurant with accomodation is under new ownership recently.

  • Freuchie
    • Albert Tavern 2 High Street Freuchie KY15 7EX Telephone07876 178863

      This 18th Century Coach House is the heart and soul of Freuchie, which reminds you of an old English village pub, with its low beamed ceiling and its welcoming atmosphere. This two roomed pub, features a lounge with a TV, while the bar features five hand pumps with ales sourced from throughout the UK and around three real ciders. Hosts a number of events, from the famous pie night, to the quarterly meeting of the renowned malt whisky society.

    • Lomond Hills Hotel High Street Freuchie KY15 7EY Telephone(01337) 857329

      Comfortable country free-house hotel, originally a coaching inn established in 1733, with a marvellous view of the Lomond Hills and handy for visiting Falkland Palace. The small, welcoming public bar sports a carved bar top and wood panelling on the walls. Meals are served in the family lounge and in a separate dining room. Outside there is a smoking area and beer garden.

  • Glenrothes
    • Bankhead Gate Brewers Fayre Beaufort Drive Glenrothes KY7 4UJ Telephone(01592) 773473

      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 there 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 Glenrothes KY7 5NA Telephone(01592) 755252

      The golden acorn is located at the heart of Glenrothes, only a few minutes walk from the bus station, the kingdom shopping centre and the local theatre, Rothes halls. This typical wetherspoon outlet consists of a very large open plan bar area, a smaller family area and is convenient for the hotel attached. Many large tv screens show limited sporting events and rolling news events. Seven hand pumps promote real ale and one to cider, please check with staff as ciders are often on offer.

    • Kingdom Of Fife - Real Ale Festival Rothes Halls, Rothes Square Glenrothes KY7 5NX

      Annual ale festival to promote CAMRA & Real Ale as well as Cider & Perry. Over 30 Real Ales, Ciders and Perries from near and faar

  • Guardbridge
    • Guardbridge Inn 1 Old St Andrews Road Guardbridge KY16 0UD Telephone(01334) 848507

      A family run restaurant with a bar. Draught ale on most weekends; often only bottled ale during the week

  • Hillend
    • Hillend Tavern 37 Main Street Hillend KY11 9ND Telephone(01383) 415391

      The Hillend, or "Tav", is very community focused and hosts many village events. The Tav is located near Dalgety Bay, this is a traditional village pub with two coal fires, an extensive beer garden and serves a selection of real ales. This all goes to create a friendly atmosphere and welcoming environment. In addition to the traditional bar there is a spacious area at the rear ideal for larger groups or functions. Live music nights are held and two quiz nights each month are well attended

  • Kinghorn
    • Auld Hoose 6-8 Nethergate Kinghorn KY3 9SY Telephone(01592) 891074

      A traditional but busy family run village pub, just off the main street of the busy seaside village of Kinghorn which is popular with both locals and visitors. This multi-roomed pub consists of the large bar area as you enter and a decent-sized lounge area at the side. This pub is ideal for the traditional ale drinker with its classic range of ales on offer.

    • Crown Tavern 55-57 High Street Kinghorn KY3 9UW Telephone(01592) 891363

      Affectionately known as the "Middle Bar" by locals, this two roomed bar is situated right in the middle of the pleasant coastal village of Kinghorn, only a short walk from the train station. Very much a pub at the heart of the community, offering two ales from traditional Scottish tall fonts, as well as often three or four real ciders. A sports bar at heart, a number of sports events be viewed on the big screen or smaller screens. Branch Cider pub of the Year 2022, and a keen LocAle supporter, often Beath Brewing.

  • Kingsbarns
    • Inn at Kingsbarns 5 Main Street Kingsbarns KY16 8TA Telephone(01334) 880778

      The Inn at Kingsbarns is a family-run hotel, restaurant and bar just outside of St Andrews, the home of Golf, and just down the road from the famous Kingsbarns Golf Links.

  • Kirkcaldy
    • Betty Nicols 297 High Street Kirkcaldy KY1 1JL Telephone(01592) 591408

      Betty Nicols has long been one of Kirkcaldy's most popular places for enjoying a high quality drink in a relaxed and comfortable atmosphere. The modern bistro serves lunchtime meals, as well as afternoon teas (booking essential). Live music nights are very popular, as is the quiz which is held twice a month on a Thursday night. This traditional bar attracts a mixed clientele, due to its location on the high street of Kirkcaldy.

    • Exchequer 60-62 High Street Kirkcaldy KY1 1NB Telephone(01592) 646635

      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!

    • Montagues 85 - 95 high Street Kirkcaldy KY1 1LW Telephone(01592) 642768
    • Robert Nairn 2-6 Kirk Wynd Kirkcaldy KY1 1EH Telephone(01592) 205049

      A Wetherspoon with a split-level lounge and pictures of old Kirkcaldy on the walls. Six hand pulls dispense a variety of beers. Regular meet the Brewer evenings. Due to the city centre location, this lively pub attracts a mixed clientèle, young and old, who all enjoy the real ales. The Robert Nairn is located on Kirk Wynd, just of the main pedestrianised area of Kirkcaldy.

  • Leslie
    • Burns Tavern 184 High Street Leslie KY6 3DB Telephone(01592) 741345

      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. The Burns is very much the hub of the community. Sit back, relax and enjoy your pint of Timothy Taylors Landlord while watching sporting events on the numerous TVs.

    • Fettykil Fox Leslie Roundabout Leslie KY6 3EP Telephone(01592) 749613

      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.

  • Limekilns
    • Bruce Arms 2 Main Street Limekilns KY11 3HL Telephone(01383) 872259

      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 in the scenic and historic village of Limekilns, on the Fife Coastal path.

    • Ship Inn Halketts Hall Limekilns KY11 3HJ Telephone(01383) 872247

      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. Located on the way out of Limekilns, In its early days Limekilns was mainly a fishing village, as well as the main terminus for the ferry linking Bo’ness to Fife. 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.

  • Lower Largo
    • Crusoe Hotel 2 Main Street Lower Largo KY8 6BT Telephone(01333) 320759

      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 Lower Largo KY8 6BU Telephone(01333) 320239

      The Railway Inn is a friendly and traditional village pub and has been an established public house since 1749. A wee gem of a pub, located in the picturesque village of lower largo, resting in the shadow of the old railway viaduct. A champion of LocAle, you can usually find a fife brewery on. A cosy real fire sets a traditional feel to this small two roomed pub. Numerous railway memorabilia adorn the walls, fireplace and even the bar counter. Relax outside with the views of the local harbour, or in the private beer garden.

  • Pitlessie
    • Pitlessie Inn & Pantry Cupar Road Pitlessie KY15 7SU Telephone(01337) 830595

      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.

  • Pittenweem
    • West End Bar & Gantry 32 South Loan Pittenweem KY10 2QB Telephone(01333) 311587

      Friendly pub in a pretty Fife coastal village with beer garden

  • St Andrews
    • Aikmans Bar & Bistro 32 Bell Street St Andrews KY16 9UX Telephone(01334) 477425

      Aikman's Bar~Bistro and The Cellar Bar are situated in the town centre; Situated in the warehouse of one of the oldest businesses in St. Andrews.

    • Brewdog 159 South Street St Andrews KY16 9UP Telephone(01334) 470547

      The bar, which will be the company’s 16th in Scotland, features 24 taps of craft beer, 1 cask alongside BrewDog’s menu of pizza, burgers and wings. A selection of Brewdog products are available for off sales.

    • Central Bar 77 Market Street St Andrews KY16 9NU Telephone(01334) 478296

      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..

    • Criterion 99 South Street St Andrews KY16 9QW Telephone(01334) 474543

      Situated on one of the main shopping streets in this university town, it is popular with locals, tourists, students and golfers. This small pub dates from 1874, and is one of the few remaining family run pubs in the area. A locally sourced menu is served until 5:30pm with the famous “Cri-Pie” being available until 11:45pm. In addition to the five cask ales, a large selection of whiskies and gins are stocked.

    • Forgans 110 Market Street St Andrews KY16 9PB Telephone(01334) 466973

      Serving food and ales throughout the day, they also have live music on at times

    • Rule 116 South Street St Andrews KY16 9QD Telephone(01334) 473473

      Located in the heart of St. Andrews, a watering hole of locals, families and students alike.

    • St Andrews Brewing Co 177 South Street St Andrews KY16 9EE Telephone(01334) 471111

      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 St Andrews KY16 9EX Telephone(01334) 477740

      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.

  • Star of Markinch
    • Plough East End, Star of Markinch Star of Markinch KY7 6LE Telephone(01592) 750010

      A privately owned 'Free-house' in this quiet village with restaurant bar and function area as well as outside seating.

  • Strathkinness
    • Tavern 4 High road Strathkinness KY16 9RS Telephone(01334) 850085

      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

  • Tayport
    • Cobbies Inn 32 Tay street Tayport DD6 9BG Telephone(01382) 552011

      cosy howff with great sports TV viewing potential. Well managed canines are always welcome. One way system for entry and departure is sign-posted to comply with current Co-Vid restrictions.