Hotel in the Heart of St Andrews
Enjoy complete relaxation and a warm Scottish welcome at The Ardgowan Hotel and The Pilmour Hotel in St Andrews. We are Scottish Tourist Board 3 Star rated accommodation, centrally located within walking distance of the University of St Andrews and the world famous Old Course.
The Ardgowan was designed by the famous Scottish architect, George Rae, and was built in 1847. Now a family run hotel, The Ardgowan comprises of 29 comfortable en suite bedrooms across the two adjoining Georgian town houses. The Pilmour Hotel, located just next door, dates from 1820 and has a further 7 en suite bedrooms.
Our restaurant is set back from North Street by our own south facing terrace and enjoys an excellent reputation for top quality, freshly prepared food. All of our menus have a Scottish twist and our dishes celebrate the best in local and seasonal produce wherever possible.
Playfair's Bar is located in The Pilmour Hotel and serves a fantastic bar menu prepared by our team of chefs. The bar is a great place to relax or watch sport, with our 7 big screens and wonderful team of staff.
Our boutique, modern Scottish style, fantastic guest rated restaurant, friendly atmosphere and perfect location make the hotel the ideal choice whatever the reason for your visit to St Andrews.
November 20th, 2016
St Andrews Day, which falls on the 30th of November every year – is quickly approaching. Since we live in a town named after the Patron Saint of Scotland, we thought it would be interesting to tell you a few things about Saint Andrew and the day that we celebrate him. About Saint Andrew Did […]
November 11th, 2016
At the Ardgowan Hotel and Playfair’s Restaurant, we are not just passionate about supporting local businesses, but also supporting local charities as well, whenever we can. This month, for the second year in a row, Playfair’s will be hosting a charity evening in support of the Royal National Lifeboat Institution, or RNLI. About the RNLI The […]
October 28th, 2016
Following in the footsteps of our coworkers in Playfair’s, we thought we would write a staff profile of our own – for Director of Marketing and Business Development Rachel! How long have you worked for the Ardgowan Hotel and Playfair’s Restaurant? I worked here every summer during University as waitress, housekeeper and receptionist so really […]
October 5th, 2016
£99 Dinner Bed and Breakfast Offer We’re nearing the end of summer time here in St Andrews, and while we’re excitedly awaiting the Dunhill Links Championship starting later this week, we’re also looking forward to a few promotions that we have to offer this winter! One we’re particularly excited about involves both the hotel and […]
September 27th, 2016
It’s that time of year again! Time to get excited about the pro-am tournament that happens in St Andrews each year – the Alfred Dunhill Links Championship – which is happening NEXT WEEK! About the tournament: Every year, around the beginning of October, golfers from all over the world make their way to the […]