Discover West Deck: The Perfect Al Fresco Dining Spot in St Andrews

Discover West Deck: The Perfect Al Fresco Dining Spot in St Andrews

6 days agoPosted in Egg Partners

As the summer sun makes its appearance and the warm(ish) breeze whispers through the air, there's no better time to gather your closest girlfriends and raise a toast to good times and great company with yummy cocktails!

West Deck at The Old Course Hotel with cosy pods in summer sun, perfect for al fresco dining and cocktails

For an unforgettable al fresco dining experience, look no further than the newly opened West Deck at The Old Course Hotel, St Andrews. This enchanting haven, with twinkling lights and cosy pods, is the perfect place to enjoy the beauty of Scottish summer – rain or shine.

Cosy pods illuminated by fairy lights at dusk on the West Deck, The Old Course Hotel, perfect for evening gatheringsChic cocktails with fairy lights in the background on the West Deck, The Old Course Hotel, ideal for a stylish summer evening

Sip on one of their refreshingly chic cocktail selections while savouring a delicious Great Glen charcuterie board or sharing plate, all while overlooking the one-of-a-kind picturesque view of the Old Course and West Sands Beach. With blankets at the ready, you’ll remain warm and comfy, no matter the summer weather.

Stunning views overlooking St Andrews Old Course and the sea from the West Deck, The Old Course Hotel

Searching for a perfect family day out too? Be inspired by Kylie and her daughter Ottilie's special mother-daughter experience. They began with a delightful afternoon tea at the Old Course Hotel, which you can read all about here. Their day continued at the West Deck, where the artfully crafted mocktails perfectly complemented the relaxed, family-friendly atmosphere.

Kylie and Ottilie enjoying mocktails in a sunlit pod on the West Deck, The Old Course Hotel

As Kylie and Ottilie's day in St Andrews continued, they noted an inviting array of family-friendly activities.

The historic ruins of St Andrews Castle and the Cathedral provide an insight into the town's storied past, with guided tours and interactive exhibits that will captivate all involved. For those seeking a touch of the supernatural, the St Andrews Ghost Tour offers a spine-tingling journey through the town's eerie legends and haunting tales.

No visit to St Andrews would be complete without a stop at Janettas Gelateria, where you can taste some award-winning gelato, after an educational and entertaining experience at The St Andrews Aquarium. Meanwhile, the serene landscape of the Botanic Gardens provides a tranquil oasis for a leisurely stroll.

For those seeking a more adventurous experience, Barbarafield Riding School offers a unique opportunity to explore the stunning coastal landscapes on horseback.

The Old Course Hotel, Golf Resort & Spa is one of Europe’s leading resorts. Find out more about West Deck availability here

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