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The Boudingait

$$ - $$$, , British
43 Bonnygate, Cupar KY15 4BU, Scotland
+44 1334 654681
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  • Excellent72%
  • Very good21%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“steak pie” (28 reviews)
“pies” (9 reviews)
“nachos” (6 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 am - 11:00 pm Hours
Scottish, Bar, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
43 Bonnygate, Cupar KY15 4BU, Scotland
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1 - 10 of 455 reviews

Reviewed 4 days ago

Went for lunch with a couple of old buddies. This place we still referred to as the Drookit Dug, as we are properly unreconstructed, unlike here which is now a really fine place to dine, and drink if you wish. All the food brought to...More

Thank Bill D
Reviewed 1 week ago

Having just been for a lovely meal at the Press in Cupar. My wife, my mother & myself decided to have a few drinks in the Boudingait. Having had just had 2 drinks & in the middle of my 3rd drink. I approached the bar...More

1  Thank 498nicholasg
Lorna L, General Manager at The Boudingait, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

I was very disappointed that you felt you were treated unfairly but more so that that you didn’t feel it more appropriate to address your concerns in person. We are indeed a responsible public house and always adhere to licensing laws to protect both staff...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

Very friendly cosy pub. Staff are attentive and friendly. Lovely menu with quite a few specials on offer. Only downside was that quite a number of dishes were sold out - obviously very busy wee place so be sure to book!

Thank nickywilson
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Warm,cozy pub,with very friendly,atentive staff. All that was lacking was a log burner and we would have stayed all day. Gets busy,so book in advance for good pub food,with a warm welcome.

Thank Wendy W
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Had a lovely lunch at the restaurant, never been let down. Food was excellent especially the pate and the cheesy macaroni and the cheesecake to finish with was superb. Friendly and efficient service also, would highly recommend for a bar lunch.

1  Thank stuartcampsie1
Reviewed 13 February 2018 via mobile

Myself and my partner popped in today as we were driving through Cupar. Both had Cajun wrap and soup and it was excellent. Place was very busy for a Monday lunchtime and I can understand why.

1  Thank Stuart C
Reviewed 4 February 2018

Been a while since I last visited but again lived up to my expectations, still far and away my favourite restaurant in Fife! Great food, charming staff, great value and a very relaxed atmosphere. Better book in advance though, the place was full when I...More

Thank David M
Reviewed 28 January 2018

My partner and I have found this little gem..we eat here every couple of months..the food is typical pub grub but 5star pub grub! There is also always a specials board with a few treats..the pub comes across as lovely and friendly with a mixture...More

Thank badamson741
Reviewed 21 January 2018

Ate again at the Boudingait for lunch; its a corner pub on Cupar main street, but an unexceptional exterior hides a lovely friendly eating experience. the staff are so friendly in a genuine Scottish way, the menu suits many tastes ( a traditional starter/mains/drinks menu,...More

1  Thank Robert B
Reviewed 21 January 2018

We were advised when booking our B&B to book ahead for restaurants prior to our visit, as Cupar is a small place & they can get booked up The Boudingate was recommended as the best pub in town that served lovely food We booked for...More

Thank Tricia1CheshireUK
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Clair F
1 November 2017|
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Response from 25Juju | Reviewed this property |
It depends - I always do just in case as would be disappointed. I always ask for a table at the window or fireplace.
Gail B
9 July 2017|
Response from galaxykid1 | Reviewed this property |
Yeah, for sure
19 September 2016|
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Response from LarousseG1 | Reviewed this property |
For one course and a drink no more than £10.00 Certainly not £11.00 for a burger.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 10 - USD 32
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Free Wifi, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Full Bar, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene, Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Kids, Groups
Open Hours
11:00 am - 12:00 am
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
11:00 am - 12:00 am
11:00 am - 1:00 am
11:00 am - 1:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 43 Bonnygate, Cupar KY15 4BU, Scotland
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Scotland  >  Fife  >  Cupar
  • Phone Number: +44 1334 654681
  • E-mail
SCOTLAND'S RETAIL BUSINESS AWARDS 2016 'BEST LICENSED PREMISES IN SCOTLAND' WINNER If you live in Cupar, it's time to discover what's on your doorstep. If you're passing through, then stop off for lunch or just a coffee. If you're having a break in Fife, take an afternoon to explore the town and discover for yourself why there's no need to go anywhere else! The Boudingait is situated at the top of Lady Wynd in the heart of Cupar, providing a warm, family-friendly environment for all, offering a quality menu of freshly cooked pub lunches & evening meals using quality, locally sourced produce ... making it the first choice destination for a traditional pub experience.With a popular menu of freshly prepared bar meals served daily from 11am to 8pm (9pm on Friday & Saturdays, combined with great staff & excellent service in a charming and friendly atmosphere...... you're guaranteed a great time, EVERYTIME at The Boudingait! Offering a 'home from home' atmosphere for the over 25's, where you can hear the people you're with over the music, and with live music, weekly pub quiz, great banter and an excellent selection of Wines, Real Ales, Whiskies, Draught, Teas and coffees and the best bar meals in Town.... there's no need to go anywhere else. The Boudingait is situated in the the old market town of Cupar, which lies in the heart of the Howe of Fife. Easy to get to, easy to park in, and easy to find most items on your shopping list.Where the streets and shopping malls of larger towns and cities offer the same predictable collection of chain stores, Cupar provides a more satisfying experience and most of Cupar's businesses are family owned and run. We want you to come back again, so we will go the extra mile in making sure you are satisfied.
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