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Tel: 01334 473473 Email: therule@maclay.co.uk
The Rule Pub and Diner
116 South Street St Andrews KY16 9QD
Opening Hours
Mon - Wed 9am - Midnight Thurs  9am - 1am Fri & Sat 9am - 2am Sun 9am - 11pm
Children Service Hours
Families are welcome to dine until 10pm
Food Service Hours
Monday - Sunday 9am - 9pm

What's On

Live Sport

All major sporting events live on the big screens!

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Quiz Night

Think you're clever do you? Compete against the best in the bar and test those little grey cells...

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Special Offers


That's right! One child eats FREE with a dining dining adult. Available Monday-Thursday during the holidays.

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£3 Cocktail

Enjoy our selection of classic cocktails - just £3!

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The Rule Pub Diner


In the heart of St Andrews, The Rule has something for everyone. Why not pop in for a fresh coffee of breakfast before a day's shopping or heading to your lectures?


Or enjoy a delicious freshly prepared traditional pub meal with the family or enjoy a great night out in our lounge bar, watching sport or joining in on our regular entertainment. We have a great range of traditional pub food, pizzas, amazing burgers, sandwiches and much more - all washed down with some crackin' craft beer (other beers available too!!) and fantastic cocktails and wines too.



  • Open from 9am for best breakfast in town!
  • Families Welcome
  • Large Garden to rear
  • Bookable areas for private parties and events
  • Free Wi-fi Internet access
  • SKY & BT Sport on plasma TVs and the Big Screen 
  • Walking distance from the majority of St Andrews' attractions