Rocca restaurant is right up there when it comes to fine dining. The Italian restaurant overlooks the old course which is exciting enough for any golf fanatic. It is not merely a restaurant but an experience. If you read this and you live anywhere else you think that St Andrews is too far away to even consider taking a trip there for a treat but you will be wrong to not consider a trip to experience this beautiful restaurant in the amazing well kept medieval town of St Andrews.
The Rocca restaurant is inside the Macdonald Rusacks hotel in St Andrews, the Macdonald Rusacks itself is a high end luxurious 4 star hotel part of a chain of hotels. The St Andrews based restaurant was awarded three AA Rosettes in 2013/14. It is a collaboration between a Scotland based Italian business couple and the award-winning restaurateur Adrian Pieraccini and together they have put together a beautiful and fulfilling on all levels restaurant. The decor is a classy vibrant mix of warm dark colours such as purple and black and pop at you colour touches of lemon green.
The food is amazing, there are no words beyond amazing to describe the burst of mild flavours in your mouth other than that the food taste good. The menu is a stylish list deconstructed traditional Scottish foods served in an Italian style.
St Andrews attracts a lot of tourist mostly Americans who many are students and family of students visiting at the University of St Andrews. Once in Scotland, to make the journey to St Andrews, you can go by the train heading to Aberdeen and sisembark at Leuchars station. From Leauchars you can catch a taxi or the bus 95 into the town which is a very small town and Easy to navigate around.