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The Jigger Inn

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Address: The Old Course Hotel Golf Resort and Spa, St Andrews, Scotland
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This historic building is steeped in history. It dates back to the 1850s,...

This historic building is steeped in history. It dates back to the 1850s, when it was the station master’s lodge and the history and heritage live on. Today, The Jigger Inn is home to golfing memorabilia, crackling open-hearth fires, home-cooked food and a superb selection of Scottish beers – this is traditional Scottish pub hospitality at its very best. Fondly referred to as ‘the towns best 19th hole’ and much loved by the many celebrities who visit.

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Must do in St Andrews right on the road hole

Cozy wee pub. Excellent selection of drinks and food and snacks. Views of the old course. Great place to hear the golf chat and watch the golfers on the course. Will be back.

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 13 January 2017
Jess W
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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 January 2017 via mobile

Cozy wee pub. Excellent selection of drinks and food and snacks. Views of the old course. Great place to hear the golf chat and watch the golfers on the course. Will be back.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 October 2016

Stopped in for lunch. Good food and cold pints in an awesome setting right beside the Old Course. The pub has a great atmosphere and is worth a look!

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Hamburg, Germany
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016

The Jigger in is a wonderful original Scottish Pub next to the Old Course and the Old Course Hotel in St. Andrews. Dark old wood, a nice terrace and good pub food makes a visit worth it. I have been there twice and always met very nice interesting Golfers from all over the world.

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Reston, Virginia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 October 2016 via mobile

Grab a St. Andrews Ale or Belhaven and step back in time. Split a meal mid afternoon. Sit by the hearth or out in the courtyard. Feels like Cheers from 1850.

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New York City, New York
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 September 2016

great little place located on the 17th hole. we walked in for a nice comfy afternoon snack of fish and chips and some sticky toffee pudding. delicious is all we said as we had a 2nd pint to wash it all down.

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Geneva, Illinois
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 August 2016 via mobile

My Coca Cola was delicious, and the atmosphere was wonderful, being so close to the course. My Coca Cola was delicious..

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strathaven
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 July 2016 via mobile

Every time we go to St Andrews, we visit. Love the atmosphere sitting outside watching the golfers. Food is fabulous & we always get chatting to others. Love the decor in the bar & the ladies restroom is especially nicely done.

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 May 2016

On a 4 day visit we had to have a pint in the famous Jigger Inn. You can only sample the Jigger Ale in this bar given its not available anywhere else in the world. Cosy with great enthusiastic staff making this a must visit if you go to St Andrews. In truth we visited every day!

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Thank mulberryhel9
Washington, D.C.
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 April 2016

after a walk along the beach and a visit to the ruins of the st. andrews cathedral, we were looking for a place to get out of the cold april wind and found the perfect spot at a corner table in the jigger inn. the view of the golf course was great, the staff welcoming and the people friendly. highly... More 

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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 March 2016

I would highly recommend a visit here - the staff were very warm and friendly. Go when there is no golf on otherwise I'm not sure you would find a spacious. Quirky and comfortable.

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