Visitor Information

Welcome to Pittenweem!

Our Visitor Information Guide contains a map of Pittenweem and a guide to facilities and attractions in Pittenweem and the East Neuk of Fife.

Download and print this Visitor Information Guide

Download and print the map

Printed copies of the Information Guide are available at the Community Library and Information Centre (20 on map) in Cove Wynd, Pittenweem.


(Please check opening times on websites and/or Facebook pages.)


  • The Cocoa Tree, 9 High Street – café and chocolate shop 01333 311495
  • The Clock Tower Café, 15a High Street – lunches, snacks, home baking 01333 313111
  • The Dory Bistro & Gallery, 15 East Shore – fully licensed restaurant 01333 311222 online booking
  • Pittenweem Fish and Chip Bar, 5 High Street – takeaway traditional fish & chips, Tues–Sat. Opening times posted on window – no phone orders/cash only.


  • East Pier Smokehouse – seafood, wine, coffee and cake; takeaway and seated dining 01333 405030
  • The Diving Gannet, 10 Station Road – takeaway lunch, coffee and home baking 01333 730959
  • The Millhouse Café at The Bowhouse (A917) – wood-fired pizza, coffee and cakes 01333 730005


  • The Wee Chippy, 4 Shore Street – takeaway traditional fish and chips 01333 311439
  • Famous Anstruther Fish Bar, 42 Shore Street – restaurant and takeaway 01333 310518
  • The Waterfront, 18 Shore Street – restaurant 01333 312200
  • The Rockies, Shore Road – restaurant at Anstruther Golf Club 01333 313314
  • Eastern Touch, 35 Cunzie Street – Indian restaurant 01333 312836
  • Bread and Butter Cafe, 5 Rodger Street – coffee shop; vegetarian, vegan and gluten-free dishes 01333 312660



  • West End Bar, 32 South Loan, Pittenweem – pub serving meals; beer garden 01333 311587
  • The Larachmhor Tavern, 6 Mid Shore, Pittenweem – pub serving meals 01333 311888


FINE DINING (booking essential)


  • Pittenweem Hub, 7 Market Place – pharmacy/PO/newsagent/licensed grocer, open Mon–Sat
  • Barnett’s Bakery, 31 High Street – open Mon–Sat
  • Nicholson’s Ice Cream and Sweet Shop, 17 Mid Shore – open 7 days high season
  • The Co-op – medium-sized supermarket in Anstruther, open 7 days
  • Road End, E. Grangemuir Farm – vending machine selling strawberries/seasonal produce
  • St Andrews Farmhouse Cheese Company, nr Anstruther, signposted off B9171 – local cheese; takeaway tea and coffee, open Mon–Fri 10am–2pm
  • Butchers in Crail (Penman) and Anstruther (Minick), open Mon–Sat
  • Anster Deli, Cunzie St – wine, cheeses, charcuterie and larder products – closed Mondays
  • The Elie Deli – deli counter and licensed grocer, open 7 days
  • Ardross Farm Shop (A917 between St Monans & Elie) – local produce and frozen ready meals, open 7 days
  • G&J Wilson/ David Lowrie, Netherton Industrial Estate, St Monans – fresh fish and shellfish, open Mon–Sat


  • The Coach House, 9 School Wynd – gift shop, nick-nacks, open Thurs–Sat
  • The Dory Gallery, 15 East Shore – paintings, ceramics and jewellery, see restaurant opening times
  • Funky Scottish, 41 High Street – local artists: cards, prints, jewellery, fabrics, ceramics, open Mon, Tues, Fri, Sat
  • The FMA Shop, 22 East Shore – chandlery, clothes, hardware, open Mon–Fri; Sat am
  • The Little Gallery, 20 High Street – small antiques, paintings, open Fri–Mon; Sun pm
  • Lounge About, 38 James Street – furniture and flooring, open Mon–Sat
  • One Market Place – greetings cards, stationery, gifts, printing services, open Tues–Sat
  • The Pop In, 1 Backgate – new and old, interesting things for sale, open Tues–Sun
  • Seaweed n Stuff, 5 Charles Street – nautical gifts, chutneys, luxury homemade ice cream. Closed Mon/Tues (except bank holidays)
  • The Weem Gallery, 16 High Street – paintings, prints, ceramics, glass and jewellery, open Tues pm and Wed–Sat
  • The Woolly Brew, 39 High Street – yarns, patterns, notions and workshops, open Wed–Sat


St Fillan’s Cave, Cove Wynd, Pittenweem – key from the Cocoa Tree

Kellie Castle, National Trust for Scotland, 3.2 miles from Pittenweem

Gardens at Kellie Castle and Cambo (near Kingsbarns)

The Scottish Fisheries Museum in Anstruther

Crail Museum and Heritage Centre

The Secret Bunker – former nuclear bunker & museum, 6.3 miles from Pittenweem

Kingsbarns Distillery

The Isle of May – boat trips from Anstruther


  • Crazy golf/putting at West Braes, Pittenweem
  • Sea swimming – Pittenweem outdoor pool, West Braes
  • Tennis in Pittenweem, Elie and Anstruther
  • Water sports (sailing, windsurfing etc) at Elie beach
  • Canoeing and archery at East Neuk Outdoors in Cellardyke
  • Golf courses in Anstruther, Crail, Elie, Kingsbarns, Charleton, Dumbarnie
  • Walking the Fife Coastal Path
  • Beaches – the biggest sandy beaches are at Elie and Kingsbarns


  • Fire, Police, Ambulance or Coastguard dial 999
  • Doctor in Pittenweem 01333 311307
  • Dentist in Anstruther 01333 311033
  • Accident & Emergency – Ninewells Hospital, Dundee, and Victoria Hospital, Kirkcaldy
  • Minor Injuries Unit at St Andrews Community Hospital Mon–Fri, 8am–6pm
  • Public Access Defibrillators are located at The Hub, 7 Market Place; Lounge About, 38 James Street; the Fishmarket, Pittenweem Harbour; Coast Health, Routine Row; and the Bowling and Tennis Club, 25 Viewforth Place (see map)


  • Taxi: Pro Taxis 07932 940942
  • Cash: from Post Office when open, or 24 hour ATMs at Anstruther and Elie
  • Petrol station in Pittenweem (bank cards only). Nearest staffed petrol station in Colinsburgh or at supermarkets in St Andrews (Morrisons) or Leven (Sainsburys).
  • Repair garage A&K Autos in Anstruther 01333 311082
  • Robert Adamson Hair Design, 34 High Street 01333 311841

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