St Andrews and East Neuk

Restaurant with a view, St Monans, Fife

‘It’s like Cornwall 50 years ago’ is something James Robb, founder of the East Pier Smokehouse & Cafe at St Monans, often hears visitors say about the uncrowded East Neuk. The re-opening of this Fife restaurant means that the pretty harbour is now bookended by two high quality eating places with Craig Miller’s seafood restaurant at the other end. If you are walking the popular Fife Coastal path, the East Pier

Surf’s up in Fife: Wooden surfboards handmade in Scotland

No it’s not Hawaii. It’s Scotland and the surfer is Frazer Reid, riding the East Swell at St Andrews on a surfboard he made out of wood. Coals and Newcastle come to mind when Frazer explains buyers have travelled from Newquay to Fife to buy the beautiful wooden surfboards which he makes and sells. Although shipping costs proved a bit prohibitive for the enquirers from South Africa and Thailand. Reid