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Village Inn

(also known as Mudhook)

46 Bay Street
KA29 0AL

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Opening Times

Monday11.00 am - Midnight
Tuesday11.00 am - Midnight
Wednesday11.00 am - Midnight
Thursday11.00 am - Midnight
Friday11.00 am - 1.00 am
Saturday11.00 am - 1.00 am
Sunday12.30 pm - Midnight

Meal Times

12 - 8 Mon - Wed
12 - 9 Thu - Sun

About the Pub

Known locally as the Mudhook, after the Mudhook Sailing Club, which was founded in the pub in 1873. It is located across the road from the site of the Fife Boatbuilding Yard, where the world famous Fife racing yachts were built. The pub walls are decorated with photos of Fife yachts, many by local photographer Marc Turner.

Brian Flanagan has returned The Village Inn to what it does best – being a community local with good value pub food, served in the lounge, conservatory, Fife Room and traditional public bar. The pub hosts a monthly quiz and occasional live music – check facebook for details.

Dogs are welcome in the public bar, and children in other areas if eating. Cards, dominoes and board games available.

The real ale is normally from a Scottish brewery. It is likely to be 4,5% ABV or lower, to suit local preference. There are plans to install 2 additional handpumps in the near future.

Regular cask ales

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Changing cask ales

This pub serves 1 changing beer.

Changing beers typically include:

  • Belhaven --varies--
  • Kelburn --varies--
  • Redcastle --varies--

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  • RealAle Real Ale Available


  • DisabledAccess Disabled Access
  • LunchtimeMeals Lunchtime Meals
  • EveningMeals Evening Meals
  • Garden Pub Garden
  • Parking Parking
  • DogFriendly Dog Friendly
  • FamilyFriendly Family Friendly
  • FunctionRoom Function Room
  • Games Traditional Pub Games
  • LiveMusic Live Music


  • RealFire Real Fire
  • Restaurant Restaurant Area
  • SeparateBar Separate Bar
  • Smoking Smoking Area
  • WiFi Wifi

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Village Inn

46 Bay Street
KA29 0AL

Sat Nav Reference

55.760101, -4.855299


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Route 585

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