Eat, Shop and Stay Cupar
Cupar is home to a number of family-run businesses which are well worth a visit including speciality shops, restaurants and tearooms. There is also a range of very good B & Bs and guesthouses. See below for a some of our recommendations.
By showing your festival map when paying for your food, you can benefit from the following special festival deals, thanks to the generosity of these Cupar businesses:
Coffee and Kilts
An independent café situated off the main drag on Lady Wynd. Serving light lunches as well as home-style baking in relaxed surroundings. Dogs are welcome in the dog-friendly zone so everyone can get a treat. Open 7 days. Free WiFi and filter water. Accessible toilet facilities. 13-17 Lady Wynd, Cupar KY15 4DE.
Special deal for Festival Goers: Buy one lunch get one half price; 2 for 1 on regular take away hot drinks
Little Venice is a restaurant and bar hidden in a romantic wynd in the heart of Cupar. High-quality European cuisine incorporating locally sourced ingredients and just a little bit of magic. Little Venice offers an early evening menu from 5-6pm: two courses plus a 125 ml glass of wine (or soft drink) for £13.95. They are offering a 20% discount on this to festival visitors on Wednesday, June 22 for visitors who would like to get something to eat prior to enjpying An Evening of Poetry in their sister venue Ti Amo. Little Venice, The Cross, Cupar Fife KY15 4BP. www.littlevenicecupar.co.uk
This Bonnygate establishment won ‘best takeaway in Fife’ this year and serves filled rolls, soup, drinks and more. Their bacon rolls are very popular! They are offering a free hot or cold drink with any filled baguette for people showing their festival map.
128 Bonnygate Cupar KY15 4LF
Nancy’s Sandwich Bar
Sandwich Bar/Takeaway with seating for six people. 8a Bonnygate, Cupar, KY15 4LE. Open 7.30am till 5.30pm.
Special deal for Festival Goers: Filled Baguette with one filling, packet of crisps and bottle of water: £4.00
Watts of Cupar
A family friendly bar and restaurant which is offering a 10% meal discount for festival visitors who wish to get a bite to eat before the screeing of Rachel Maclean’s ‘Feed Me’ at next door Jordan’s Nightclub. Advance booking advised and tickets for ‘Feed Me’ should be shown as proof in order to claim this discount. Station Road, CuparKY15 5HX
If you’re visiting the intriguing artwork by Maris, which is located in a room under the historic steeple at St John’s Church on Bonnygate, then you’re on the right side of town for a visit to the Westport Cafe, recent winners of the Best Fife Cafe at the Fife Retail Business Awards.10% discount off all purchases of food & drink, whether sit in or takeaway, when you show your festival map. 1B Westport, Cupar KY15 4ST
Some of our local B&B’s are also offering a generous 10% discount to festival guests if a booking is made directly with them (as opposed to going through a third party website)
To book with Wester Dura Farmhouse and receive your 10% discount, contact Liana Stephen: 01334 650778 / firstname.lastname@example.org
To book with Brae House and receive a 10% discount, contact Pauline Pow: 07803 181939 / P900pow@btinternet.com
Both properties are featured below in our section which highlights where to stay in the Cupar area.
There is also discounted accommodation available in some of the lovely surrounding towns and villages close to Cupar:
Milton Lea is situated in the countryside near Leuchars Train Station and a ten minute drive or train ride to Cupar. Festival visitors should email email@example.com or call 07851 467207 confirming that they are festival guests to receive a 10% discount. Milton Lea Bed & Breakfast, By Balmullo, St Andrews, Fife, KY16 0AB. www.miltonlea.co.uk
Ring Farm is set in the heart of rural Fife but only 4 miles from Cupar. They have many levels of accommodation to offer for all price groups including tents (wilderness camping with a few luxuries), caravans with wonderful views over the Howe of Fife or for something very special, “The Rings”, fully accessible luxury cottage which can break down into self contained apartments. The Rings are delighted to offer a 10% discount for those coming to Cupar Arts Festival. For availability and prices contact Moira on 07764235673 / 01334828243 or email firstname.lastname@example.org. The Rings, Ring Farm, Chance Inn, Cupar, Fife, KY15 5PQ. www.therings.co.uk
The White House offers a warm welcome and traditional Scottish hospitality at this attractive, modernised farmhouse. Festival visitors should email email@example.com or call 01334 838227/07971 016630 confirming that they are festival guests to receive a 10% discount. The White House, Leuchars Lodge, Leuchars, St.Andrews, Fife, KY16 0EY. www.the-white-house-leuchars.co.uk.
Armaan of Cupar
Superb Indian Cuisine using only the freshest, finest ingredients. Armaan make every dish to order and use organic ingredients wherever possible,
102-104 Bonnygate, Cupar, Fife KY15 4LF
Pub lunches, real ales, malt whiskies, world wine, live music, tea & coffee and evening meals.
The Boudingait, 43 Bonnygate, Cupar KY15 4BU
The Central Café
Delicious fish and chips, oven-baked pizza and more. Sit in or take-away.
The Central Café , 37 Crossgate, Cupar KY15 5AS
Cupar’s newest eatery opened up this summer in a lovely courtyard setting just off Bonnygate. Open Tuesday to Saturday, serving a mix of fresh locally sourced seafood, meat and vegetarian dishes. With lunch and dinner menus as well as daily specials.
29A Bonnygate, Cupar KY15 4BU
The Cupar Tearoom
A great choice of home-baking, soup, sandwiches and toasties and a warm friendly atmosphere.
The Cupar Tearoom, 4 Ferguson Square, Cupar KY15 5JU
Fisher & Donaldson
This fifth generation family bakery produces a broad range of traditional Scottish and Continental products in a state of the art bakery each morning, from delicious croissants to the best fudge doughnuts in Fife
21 Crossgate, Cupar KY15 5HA and Ceres Road, CuparKY15 5JT
Libo’s Fish and Chip Shop
Delicious fresh haddock, chips and mushy peas among other treats.
124 Bonnygate, Cupar KY15 4LF
No ordinary coffee shop, The Lighthouse is run by many volunteers along with a small team of paid staff. Serving coffee, tea and soft drinks, home baking, meals, and snacks, they aim to create a happy and caring atmosphere so that every customer will feel welcome and at ease.
63 Bonnygate, Cupar, Fife KY15 5YH
A restaurant and bar hidden in a romantic wynd in the heart of town, serving the highest quality European cuisine incorporating locally sourced ingredients and just a little bit of magic!
The Cross, Cupar, KY15 4BP
New City Garden
Best Chinese Take Away in town, no need to say more.
55 Crossgate, Cupar KY15 5AS
Ostlers Close Restaurant
A real hidden gem with very high standards. Fantastic food, locally sourced produce.
Ostlers Close Restaurant, 25 Bonnygate, Cupar, Fife, Scotland.
Friendly wine bar and restaurant serving authentic Italian-style stone-baked pizzas, made with the finest and freshest ingredients. Also available for takeaway.
7 Bonnygate, Cupar, Fife KY16 4BU
Watts of Cupar
A family friendly bar and restaurant that believes in offering the finest freshly produced dishes with locally sourced ingredients. If you are looking for a great value quick bite for breakfast and lunch, an elegant evening meal or just a relaxing drink with friends then Watts is the place to go.
Station Road, CuparKY15 5HX
Pete Cura Picture Framing
For all your framing needs, along with prints and drawings for sale.
Pete Cura Picture Framing, The Gallery, Burnside, Cupar, KY15 4BH
This family-owned, fully independent children´s clothing store stocks the funkiest brands in the coolest colours and designs from around the world including Lilly + Sid, Kite Kids and Maxomorra. Clothes and accessories from 0 – 12 + years as well as a range of ladies outerwear.
59 Crossgate Cupar, Fife KY15 5AS
This specialist, independent drinks retailer offers an unparalleled range of the best wines and spirits including over 800 single malt whiskies some of which are very rare. The shop also has a deli and shop selling delicious produce and Italian treats and a wonderful ice cream counter.
93 Bonnygate, Cupar KY15 4LG
Maisie & Mac
A fabulous range of paintings, prints, sculpture, jewellery, ceramics and textiles, and work in wood, metal, slate and glass, right in the centre of Cupar.
1-3 St Catherine St, Cupar, Fife, KY15 4LS
Ferrymuir Stables Luxury Bed and Breakfast
Contemporary modern, elegant and spacious accommodation in an acre of secluded garden grounds with ample private parking on the outskirts of the town.
Meadowside B & B
A modern detatched B & B a few minutes walk from the town centre.
16 Meadowside Road, Cupar, Fife, KY15 5DD