Top Choice Cafe in Kirriemuir

88 Degrees

This tiny deli serves the best cafe cuisine in the county – superb coffee (it's named for the ideal temperature of an espresso), delicious cakes and traybakes, and handmade chocolates. Breakfast (served till 10.30am…
Top Choice Cafe in Dundee

Parlour Cafe

Tiny but terrific, this friendly neighbourhood cafe is bursting with good things to eat including filled tortillas, savoury tarts, bean burgers, bagels and home-made soup, all freshly prepared using seasonal produce…
Top Choice Modern Scottish in Dundee


Thought by many to be on its way to earning Dundee's first Michelin star, the Castlehill is passionate about Scottish produce (the chef is a keen forager for wild herbs and fungi) and invests a lot of imagination in…
Top Choice Modern Scottish in Broughty Ferry


Neutral tones of cream and grey enriched with splashes of berry purple create a cool and understated atmosphere in which up-and-coming chef Adam Newth presents gorgeous and colourful confections using fresh and fora…
Bakery in Dundee

Fisher & Donaldson

There's an excellent tearoom in this upmarket bakery and patisserie, which sells traditional Dundee cake and less traditional Irn-Bru-flavoured cupcakes.
Bistro in Dundee

Jute Café Bar

The industrial-chic cafe-bar in the Dundee Contemporary Arts centre serves excellent deli sandwiches and burgers, as well as more adventurous Mediterranean-Asian fusion cuisine. The early-bird menu (5pm to 6.30pm we…
Brasserie in Dundee


Sleek, champagne-coloured banquettes, white linen napkins, black-clad staff and a view of Victoria Dock lend an air of sophistication to this stylish hotel brasserie, with a menu that ranges from steaks and burgers …
Pub Food in Broughty Ferry

Ship Inn

The Ship Inn is a snug, wood-panelled, 19th-century pub on the waterfront, which serves top-notch dishes ranging from gourmet haddock and chips to venison steaks; you can eat in the upstairs restaurant, or down in t…
Cafe in Arbroath


Housed in a former butcher's shop, with hand-painted tiles and meat hooks on the ceiling, Smithie's is a great little neighbourhood deli and cafe serving Fairtrade coffee, pancakes, wraps and freshly made pasta – bu…
Scottish in Arbroath

But'n'Ben Restaurant

Above the harbour in Auchmithie, this cosy cottage restaurant with open fireplace, rustic furniture and sea-themed art serves the best of local seafood – the Arbroath smokie pancakes are recommended – plus great hom…