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Celebrating 30 Years

April 2, 2020

We are dedicating this week’s blog to Heather Rothery our Head Housekeeper who celebrates a very special work anniversary today. Heather joined Rufflets on 2nd April, 1990 when a first class stamp cost just 22p, Sir John Major was Prime Minister, Madonna’s Vogue was…

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Room with a different view

March 27, 2020

Last Saturday we took the unprecedented decision to close the hotel – the first un-planned closure in our long history, but the impact of the pandemic had been felt many months prior and now as people are confined to their homes we are facing…

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The Wardlaw Museum

March 20, 2020

This week we are shining a spotlight on the award-winning Wardlaw Museum, formerly the Museum of the University of St Andrews which has undergone a £2.1 million makeover and re-opens on 4th April. The museum has been undergoing a massive transformation since 2018 to…

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Scallops, Mango & Basil Salsa, Sweetcorn and Mango Veloute

March 13, 2020

Our kitchen team have been working hard on new menu ideas and dishes for Seasons Restaurant – we make certain that we are frequently adding fresh produce and local ingredients as they come into season. Kamil’s Scallops, mango & basil salsa with a sweetcorn…

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Style a Chair

March 6, 2020

We caught up with family business – Style a Chair who are based in Leven, Fife. They provide the spectacular event decor for many of the weddings and celebrations that take place at Rufflets, supplying chair covers, chiavari chairs, table linen, centre-pieces and more.…

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Saturday is Leap Day

February 28, 2020

Once every four years, people born on 29th February can actually celebrate their birthday! There are approximately 5 million people around the world born on the extra day of a leap year – the 366 day years that happen every four years. Leap years…

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