Sitting in the centre of the historic Kingdom of Fife, Glenrothes was Scotland's second post-war new town and is now Fife's third largest town. It's a popular commuting town for those who work in Edinburgh and, with the Kingdom Shopping Centre, is one of the major retail centres in the area. The town makes a great base from which to explore the surrounding region, being within easy reach of St Andrews and the pretty fishing villages of the East Neuk of Fife. There's a growing dining scene in this busy town and you can find the best restaurants in the Glenrothes area right here on Quandoo.
There's lots of fine local food to discover in Fife. Restaurants in Glenrothes can select from the freshest fish and seafood from the fishing villagers of the East Neuk. Creel-caught lobster and crab are specialities, along with some lovely langoustine. Local smokehouses, meanwhile, produce some great smoked salmon and kippers. There's also plenty of game, such as pheasant and venison, from the surrounding estates. With such a rich larder, it's no wonder that the restaurants of Glenrothes offer some excellent regional dishes.
sometimes there is just nothing to beat a good curry, so when the mood takes you it's time to head to the fine Indian restaurants of Glenrothes. The Taj Mahal is a superb example. You can depend on them for some classic Indian cooking, with all your favourites done to perfection. The lamb balti is a standout, cooked in a strong spicy sauce with onions, green chillies, capsicum, tomatoes, balti paste and well-chosen spices. Yum!
We all know that Edinburgh is brilliant for that big night out but going local is becoming more of an option with a growing nightlife scene in Glenrothes. Restaurants in the town are at the heart of the action, providing a great meeting place to get together with your friends before heading out for a night on the tiles. We've selected the best restaurants in the Glenrothes area, so check out our listings and make a date with friends to tuck into some great food with your crowd.