The historic town of Cupar has been an important centre in Fife since the 13th century. With wealth based on the wool trade, agriculture and brewing, it grew to become the bustling market town of streets lined with handsome 18th century buildings that we see today. It's central position, meanwhile, close to St Andrews, the Lomond Hills and the pretty coastal towns of the East Neuk, makes it an ideal base from which to explore the ancient Kingdom of Fife. With lots of visitors and a keen local population of foodies, restaurants in Cupar cater for a diverse clientele, helping to create a thriving dining scene in the town.
Food is an important part of the town's economy, with everything from fruit and vegetable companies to porridge oats producers, so it's perhaps no wonder that many restaurants in Cupar feature excellent local ingredients on their menus. In addition to vegetables, pulses and soft fruits, there is an abundance of fresh fish from local ports such as Pittenweem, along with renowned meats and and dairy produce. It's great to eat local and Cupar restaurants provide plenty of opportunity to do just that.
There's certainly lots of great local food to enjoy in Cupar restaurants but there are also some exciting international flavours to discover. Aangan, for example, does some wonderful Indian dishes, such as a punchy king prawn balchao of hot and spicy king prawns, red chillies, garlic, ginger and a splash of vinegar. They also mix in some interesting Scottish influences, in the form of an excellent haggis pakora. It's a winning culinary mix and one which keeps the locals coming back for more.
If you're planning a special celebration in the area, then the restaurants of Cupar provide an ideal venue. You can enjoy a family gathering while sharing some delicious food or get together with friends to catch up with a light lunch before a strenuous dose of retail therapy. There are also some lovely little intimate Cupar restaurants that are perfect for that romantic date. Check out our selection of restaurants in the Cupar area and make sure to read the independent reviews to help pick out your ideal eaterie.