Restaurants

Top Choice Modern Scottish in Broughty Ferry

Tayberry

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…
Top Choice Modern Scottish in Dundee

Castlehill

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 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 Cafe in Kirriemuir

88 Degrees

This tiny deli serves the best cafe cuisine in the county – superb coffee (the cafe is named for the ideal temperature of an espresso), delicious cakes and traybakes, and handmade chocolates. Breakfast (served till …
Scottish in Arbroath

Gordon's Restaurant

Six miles north of Arbroath, in the tiny and unpromising-looking village of Inverkeillor, lies this hidden gem – an intimate and rustic eatery serving gourmet-quality Scottish cuisine. There are five comfortable bed…
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…
Cafe in Dundee

Pacamara

Lots of locals will tell you that this cool cafe serves the best coffee in Dundee, but it also does a roaring trade in tasty and offbeat breakfasts (£3.50 to £7, served till 11.30am) such as wild garlic scrambled eg…
Scottish in Arbroath

Old Brewhouse

Located on the seafront east of the harbour, the Old Brewhouse has the scent of the North Sea in its nostrils, and also on its menu – choose from a pot of prawns, crab salad, haddock and chips, or Arbroath smokie do…
Cafe in Dundee

Avery & Co

Fresh, natural and local (with the occasional dash of Mexican) is the mantra at this utilitarian cafe (they make their own muesli), which serves everything from breakfast burritos to lunch platters of roast vegetabl…
Cafe in Arbroath

Smithie's

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…