Room with a View

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Room with a View
Forth View Hotel, Aberdour, Fife, KY3 0TZ
  • Telephone 01383 860402
  • Food served Wed–Sat noon–2pm, 6–9pm; Sun noon–2pm. Closed Mon/Tue.
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Small, family-run seafood restaurant and hotel with views across Aberdour harbour and the Firth of Forth.

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Nestled at the bottom of a steep, rocky slope in the pretty coastal village of Aberdour, the view in its title is certainly to the fore, with wide, high windows around two of the four walls offering a stunning beyond the village’s craggy Hawkcraig point. An innovative hamper-style starter allows you to indulge in a handsome sampler of the starter menu; for mains, a trio of halibut with a butternut squash puree showcases Chef Tim Robson’s creative flair with the best catches of the day.

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Hidden away on the shores of the Firth of Forth, under the Hawkcraig cliffs and near the town of Aberdour, the aptly named Room With a View restaurant lives up to its location with a menu of fresh seafood supplied by HS Murray fishmongers in Inverkeithing. Fish and shellfish comes from Pittenweem and Newhaven, with Forth lobsters and oysters available with a day’s notice, and Puddledub steak also available by pre-order. Yet the exclusively seafood-orientated menu (with one vegetarian option) is what visitors come for, and the sense of destination dining is accentuated by the offer of village pick-ups for those who don't wish to negotiate the back roads.

  • No. overnight rooms: 5
  • Provides: Children's portions, Children's high chairs, Outdoor tables, Free wi-fi
  • Live entertainment: Occasional live guitarist
  • Capacity: 24
  • Largest group: 24
  • Open since: 2006
  • Number of wines sold by the glass: 5
  • House wine: £14.50 per bottle

Reviews & features

Tim Robson on his local fish merchant

21 Jun 2012

The Fife Larder - Chef's Choice

Tim Robson, head chef at the Room with a View restaurant, on HS Murray of Inverkeithing and why it's important to make the most of local supply chains.