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Glenrothes : Michelin's recommendations


Glenrothes is one of the five new towns created in Scotland after the Second World War. Originally conceived for the important local coal mining sector, the town today benefits from facilities like the Rothes Halls leisure complex and the Kingdom Centre, one of the country's biggest shopping centres. A whole range of outdoor works of art, mostly by local modern artists, brighten up the urban landscape.

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Tourist attractions Glenrothes : Things to see and do

  • Scottish Fisheries Museum Recommended Recommended

    St Ayles, Harbourhead

    Housed in a group of 16C-19C buildings on three sides of a cobbled courtyard, the museum traces the story of Scotland's fisheries and the everyday life of its fishermen. In addition to an aquarium of fish and shellfish from Scottish waters, the museu..

  • East Neuk, or corner, is a stretch of coastline dotted with picturesque fishing villages. It was in their harbours that the profitable fisheries that traded with the Hanseatic League and the Low Countries were concentrated. At the time, King James VI..

  • Royal Burgh of Culross Recommended Recommended

    Burgh royal de Culross

    Built between 1597 and 1611 by George Bruce, an entrepreneurial merchant, the Palace is both a monument to the times (the reign of Jacques VI) and to a man. Despite the foreign origin of many of the materials used (tiles, Baltic pines, Dutch tiles, g..

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Hotels Glenrothes

  • Holiday Inn Express Glenrothes

    Leslie Road GB - Glenrothes KY6 3EP

    Holiday Inn Express Glenrothes has free parking, a bar and Wi-Fi access. Edinburgh is within easy reach and there is good motorway access. Each modern room at Holiday Inn Express Glenrothes features Freeview TV, tea and coffee making facilities, and..

  • Banner's House Hotel

    1 High Street. Glenrothes GB - Glenrothes KY7 6DQ

    Featuring free WiFi and a restaurant, Banner's House Hotel is a 1-minute walk from Markinch Mainline Station and very close to Glenrothes. Guests can enjoy the on-site bar. A flat-screen TV, as well as an iPod docking station are available. Some roo..

  • Best Western Balgeddie House Hotel Three stars Three stars Three stars

    Balgeddie Way GB - Glenrothes KY6 3ET

    Prix Prices from : 27 £

    This traditional country house hotel is in quiet countryside in North Glenrothes. It mixes original character with modern comforts, including free Wi-Fi, free parking and flat-screen TVs. The Balgeddie House Hotel looks out over its own large garden..

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Restaurants Glenrothes

  • Bistro Restaurant within a Michelin recommended hotel (or restaurant) 

    Markinch GB - KY7 6NE Glenrothes

  • The Peat Inn Very comfortable and pleasant restaurant  A very good restaurant in its category

    GB - KY15 5LH Peat Inn

    Whitewashed former pub; now a contemporary restaurant run by a charming team. The smart lounge still has its original log fireplace; ask for a table overlooking the floodlit gardens. Accomplished, classical cooking has subtle modern touches and local..

  • Sangster's Comfortable restaurant  A very good restaurant in its category

    51 High St GB - KY9 1BZ Elie

    Sweet little restaurant in a sleepy coastal hamlet; slickly run by a husband and wife team. The well-respected chef uses Fife's natural larder and willingly embraces new ideas. Appealing, flavoursome dishes are well-proportioned, carefully executed a..

  • Ostlers Close Comfortable restaurant 

    25 Bonnygate GB - KY15 4BU Cupar

    Cosy, cottagey little restaurant hidden away down a narrow alley. It's been personally run since 1981 and service is warm and chatty. Classic cooking features local ingredients, including mushrooms foraged for by the owner-chef.

  • Orangery Restaurant within a Michelin recommended hotel (or restaurant) 

    Markinch GB - KY7 6NE Glenrothes

  • The Cellar Comfortable restaurant  A very good restaurant in its category

    24 East Green GB - KY10 3AA Anstruther

    Previously a smokehouse and a cooperage - now an iconic restaurant with exposed beams, stone walls and a cosy, characterful feel; pleasingly run by a local lad. Delicious, deftly prepared dishes are light, well-balanced and have subtle modern influen..

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