We are a bistro-restaurant serving affordable food with a lot of the local Fife and Angus food treasures on the menu. Lobsters and langoustines landed less than 40 metres from our front door in the harbour, fish from St Monans and Pittenweem, vegetables and salads from our own kitchen garden and a market garden in St Monans and meat and game from nearby farms and estates. The walls of the restaurant and gallery are decorated with co-owner Malcolm Cheape's paintings, as well as other well known artists. We have a range of paintings, prints, and ceramics for viewing and for sale.
We had a lovely time. Everything was superb. Will be back when we can!
We had a lovely lunch - the food was delicious, the service was efficient and friendly. The restaurant was very much geared up to be Covid secure and it felt safe to be eating there. We'll definitely be back again.
A fantastic experience from beginning to end. Friendly efficient service and great food, from the Cumbrae oysters, via the bisque and the chanterelle mushrooms on toast, everything cooked perfectly. We still managed to squeeze in a sticky toffee pudding with amazing home made ice cream. Couldn't fault anything.
Lovely food, great service and all COVID-19 protocols in place. Would recommend to anyone visiting Pittenweem.
Really lovely meal - we’ll be back for sure!
We've been before and it lived up to everything we expected so I'm not going to mark anything down. The Covid restrictions were well managed although this inevitably affected the ambience, and service was slower than I remembered, but worth the wait!
Everything we ate was delicious and the service was excellent.
Staff worked really hard to keep us safe and it was lovely to have attentive service from more mature staff. A little haven in these difficult times.
We were recommended to try the Dory Bistro by friends and we were not disappointed. Great food and ambience.
Fantastic food, service and views, I’ll be back!
Excellent as always. Highly recommended
ambiance and service (super friendly as well as efficient) are both A + I don’t think you could improve on those, even though it wasn’t possible to see all the artwork because of covid-19. The menu presented a few problems for us: I’m sure the shellfish options are delicious but I eat only fish with fins and a tail and my friend is vegetarian, so our choices were rather limited, especially with a second visit the same week (yes we do really like it there!). This may seem an unfair criticism and so it would be in a town with many dining establishments, but that’s not the case in Pittenweem. There are so many holiday homes and rentals we can’t be the only visitors with this experience, and surely the Dory wouldn’t be compromising its branding as a destination seafood restaurant if it offered a really good vegetarian main dish and not the pasta+tomatoes minus the clams my friend was offered? And why does the plain breaded/battered fish come with chips and peas (really!). On the first visit I asked for the monkfish to be served without the prosciutto and black pudding, and was given some delicious kale instead, so you have the capability! But it was great that the Dory was open as we had such nice memories from last year.
Loved everything about it
Really enjoyed my meal.
Thoroughly enjoyed our lunch at The Dory. The service was great and the food delicious. Would recommend and will be back when next in the area.
We had a delicious lunch. The staff were both professional and nice and when you asked about the food their descriptions of where and how the various fish were caught were fascinating. The provenance of the salad and vegetables was local and you could taste the freshness and the chef was excellent, knew how to cook (not overcook!) fish and seafood and delicate touches in the dressings. Bingo! We are definitely coming back!
Excellent food in perfect size portions, very friendly staff, really working hard to provide an enjoyable and relaxing meal out, despite the current restrictions, and everywhere was spotlessly clean. Thank you to all
Enjoyed a fabulous night in The Dory . From the initial online booking to feeling safe in these testing times , we had a lovely experience. The menu was extensive with many excellent choices and with the wine we chose, all in all a really excellent meal . Many thanks to your staff . Efficient and all done with advice and a warm smile in a relaxed manner .
Enjoyed a delicious lunch in the Dory. Clean, welcoming and safe environment. Well done for maintaining such high standards.
Absolutely excellent evening...nothing to fault at all.
Our first visit sitting in and will definitely be back. Bring back the rhubarb cake please!
We had an excellent meal. The food was very high quality and the staff attentive but didn’t rush us. Would recommend it. Hope to return soon.
Lovely restaurant. Excellent staff and food.
First time and very impressed. Good table spacing to distance diners. Great wine selection, divine seafood, fab artwork on the walls. Lovely, relaxed vibe. Prompt, friendly service without rushing you. Loved it! We’ll be back!
Delicious fresh fish and shellfish in a lovely atmosphere, a perfect lunchtime treat
Amazing food, great atmosphere. We had a lovely evening and hope to return when we come back to the area.
First time but not the last food was great and staff very friendly and welcoming
A wonderful lunch time visit. Having been in two lockdown ... I live in Aberdeen... it was a delight to be back out enjoying such a wonderful meal. The bouillabaisse was fantastic with real depth of flavour. Both my monkfish and Mums haddock Were deliciously fresh and cooked to perfection. Can’t wait to return on our next visit .
Fabulous food cannot fault it and looking forward to going again!
Friendly staff and great food.
We had a lovely meal last night. The service and the food were excellent. The Dory has adapted well to the Covid restrictions and made the experience very enjoyable.
Can’t wait to come back again
Amazing food - friendly helpful staff - really good night - already booked again
Gorgeous food in wonderful surroundings and pleasant, personable staff. Also, great cocktails! Due to covid guidelines, the front door is currently being kept open to maintain sufficient ventilation, so bring an extra layer if you're a cold person!
The food served in this small restaurant is absolutely first class, and couldn’t be faulted in any way. The staff were friendly and social distancing and sanitising was best I’ve seen in any restaurant. Congrats to the owners and all the staff. Certainly be back next month
Great food and friendly device.
Staff really friendly and pleasant as always. Food beautiful
Food was fantastic with lovely welcoming staff. Will definitely be back
Everything was perfect!
Great service, fabulous food and excellent value with or without the Eat Out to Help Out discount.
We enjoyed everything about our experience and was great to get out again. Had full confidence in the Covid arrangements.
Great Service in a very comfortable and reassuring environment and delicious meal as always. Portions were perfect. Thank you
First time back since Covid restrictions felt very safe and well treated. I had lunch with a Spanish friend who is a real foodie. He absolutely loved the mussels, I had Haddock which was excellent as was the Bisque starter. As always, great staff and service.
First time visit.....we’ll be back!
Another great meal at the Dory. Food was delicious and staff worked extra hard to make us comfortable in these covid times.
So relaxed and wonderful food - thank you for making it all seem as normal as possible.
Lighting is a bit bright - otherwise everything was absolutely brilliant
Excellent service as usual - gives us confidence to return.
The only negative comment would be that due to COVID, we could only see the art work in the room where we were sitting! However, we do appreciate these restrictions are unavoidable at present. The food was excellent! Would definitely recommend to others and hope to be back soon!