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Guided Walks of the Old Course: Tales of a tour guide


Our tours of the world’s most famous Links offers insights into the iconic landmarks and… Read on

May 24, 2019

Chef Reddie thrives in competitive kitchen


Demi-Chef de Partie at St Andrews Links, Joe Reddie, recently embarked on a journey that… Read on

March 28, 2019

St Andrews Day fine dining


Last week, top local chefs and food suppliers gathered at the Old Course Hotel to… Read on

December 6, 2018

Sweet work ahead of St Andrew’s Day Dinner


Kitchen staff from the Links were treated to a sugar work masterclass recently conducted by… Read on

November 23, 2018

Catering for the ages


Well, what a busy month July was! For the first time ever we hosted The… Read on

August 29, 2018

Danny Crossan: Seasonal to Junior Sous


Meet Danny Crossan. He’s been working in our Food and Beverage Department for 11 years… Read on

July 20, 2018

A butchery masterclass


Our kitchen staff were recently treated to a masterclass by Stewart McClymont, Butchery Manager at… Read on

May 10, 2018

Food and Beverage: Time to take stock


Our three clubhouses and The Old Pavilion cater for approximately 1000 guests each day in… Read on

December 22, 2017

Serving up local cuisine to ‘Savour’


On Sunday 5th November, the Savour St Andrews month of culinary events kicked off with… Read on

November 20, 2017

The Old Pavilion: A Dunhill Haven


It’s that time of year again… a busy summer season at St Andrews Links begins… Read on

October 12, 2017

BMW back at The Castle Course


BMW rolled back into town for their annual golf event; the BMW Golf Cup International…. Read on

October 2, 2017

Two weeks of tournament catering


The Boys’ Open and Junior Ladies’ Open. A busy first week. Every year, the Eden… Read on

August 25, 2017

Food cart: At the turn with Mike


Mike Donnelly has worked at the Old Course food cart for a little over seven… Read on

August 17, 2017

Catering for the world’s finest amateurs


The month of June comes around and so does our own St Andrews Links Trophy…. Read on

July 6, 2017

Grub’s up for Callaway’s Kings of Distance


We recently hosted Callaway’s Kings of Distance event; the first time it has been held… Read on

June 14, 2017

The Swilcan Lounge


If you’ve visited us in the Links Clubhouse recently, you may have noticed some changes… Read on

May 5, 2017

Links Chef at Culinary Olympics


St Andrews Links Executive Chef, Ian MacDonald, recently returned from a 10 day trip to Germany… Read on

November 4, 2016

Old Pavilion now fully licensed


The Old Pavilion opened in 2014 and is located next to the first tee of… Read on

July 19, 2016

Fife’s larder: local lobster on the menu


Our Executive Chef, Ian MacDonald is passionate about the produce we use across the Home… Read on

June 14, 2016

Castle comes out of hibernation


The beginning of the month saw The Castle Course Clubhouse come out of its annual Low Season… Read on

March 17, 2016

A season in food & drink


As we enter Low Season here at the Home of Golf and another busy year draws… Read on

November 5, 2015

The Castle Course: through the window


Here at The Castle Course Clubhouse we are so lucky to have a vista that’s the envy of… Read on

September 23, 2015

Callaway capers at The Castle


During the Open Championship in July, The Castle Course played host to St Andrews Links’… Read on

August 13, 2015

Michelin star chef joins roll call at the Home of Golf


The greenkeeping team at the Old Course, St Andrews Links, welcomed Michelin star chef Tom… Read on

July 14, 2015

Taste our best


Here at the Home of Golf we pride ourselves on providing some of the finest… Read on

June 11, 2015

Celebrating Scottish fare at the Swilcan Restaurant


One thing we love doing in Food and Beverage is functions. Last week we hosted a rustic Scottish evening event in… Read on

April 9, 2015

Castle Course reopens for 2015


The Castle Course reopened for the 2015 season on Sunday after the annual winter break. It’s… Read on

March 4, 2015

A busy holiday period at the Swilcan Restaurant


Happy New Year everyone! Christmas has been and gone and we now find ourselves in… Read on

January 2, 2015

Castle closes its doors


This week saw the 2014 season at The Castle Course officially come to an end. We say our goodbyes… Read on

November 7, 2014

Castle Course: All in a day’s work


Who can honestly say they wouldn’t enjoy coming to work at The Castle Course? Let… Read on

October 13, 2014

Eden & Strathtyrum Tournaments


Last week saw the Eden and Strathtyrum Tournaments played using the Eden Clubhouse as a… Read on

August 22, 2014

Eden Centenary Dinner


The Eden Course celebrated its 100th birthday last week and as part of the celebrations… Read on

July 11, 2014

A look inside the Old Pavilion


Last month saw the grand opening of our new facility here at the Home of… Read on

June 24, 2014

A coffee adventure


This month a few members of our Food & Beverage team have been on an… Read on

May 9, 2014

What a year!


From the greenkeepers to the catering staff, we’ve all had a busy year in 2013;… Read on

January 16, 2014

All quiet at The Castle


With the busy summer behind us now, we face the shorter and colder days of… Read on

November 18, 2013

Swilcan Festive Lunch


Celebrate the festive season in style this year with a delicious lunch at the Swilcan… Read on

October 7, 2013

Coffee anyone?


Now there is an abundance of places to have a coffee in St Andrews, but… Read on

August 28, 2013

Feeding the players at the WBO


As I’m sure you all know, the Ricoh Women’s British Open was played on the… Read on

August 6, 2013

Schools out!


With all the beautiful weather we’ve been having the summer has officially arrived, and with… Read on

July 8, 2013

Delicious new beverages at the Links Clubhouse


Sometimes a drink is well needed after a round of golf. Here at the Links… Read on

June 26, 2013

Charity cycle for Cancer Research


On 18 May several employees at St Andrews Links, including yours truly, participated in a… Read on

June 12, 2013

Swilcan Suppers & Cullen Skink


The Swilcan Supper menu has its opening night on Friday 31st May and it’s certainly… Read on

May 23, 2013

Links chef at European Seafood Exposition


This year, St Andrews Links’ very own Executive Chef, Ian MacDonald, attended the European Seafood… Read on

May 15, 2013

Tom Kitchin in our Kitchen


We, at the Swilcan Restaurant in the Links Clubhouse, recently hosted a wonderful event showcasing… Read on

May 3, 2013

A Golfing Pit Stop


We’ve all been there; you’ve just played one of the worst nine holes in your… Read on

April 17, 2013

Easter Holidays at the Links


Well it’s that time of year again! The Easter holidays have arrived and it is… Read on

April 5, 2013

Excitement for the Links Kitchen!


There has been a lot going on recently for the staff of the Links kitchen… Read on

March 25, 2013

All hands on deck for Castle Clubhouse reopening


Since its opening in July 2008, The Castle Course Clubhouse has periodically closed its doors… Read on

February 28, 2013