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Our Famous CRI Pie served until 11:45pm

One of the few remaining family-run locals in St Andrews where you will experience genuine Scottish Hospitality.

We are open and licensed from 10 am every day of the week and Dog-Friendly. We look forward to welcoming you.

Due to Scottish Licensing laws, we are unable to welcome 0-4 year olds, 5-17yo are welcome inside and out until 8pm.


Dog friendly

In the heart of St Andrews. Since 1874.

The Criterion is a small family-run traditional Scottish Pub established in 1874 in the heart of St Andrews, we have a wide range of locally sourced food and drink specialising in Cask Ale & Whisky, with over 160 whiskies, 80+ Scottish Gins, and our FAMOUS CRI PIES.

Our year-round outdoor seating area is the perfect place to while away the hours people watching and enjoying our locally sourced pub food menu.

160+ whiskies, 80+ Scottish Gins, Cask Ales & Cocktails