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 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…
Cafe in Dundee


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…
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…
Scottish in Dundee

Bridgeview Station

Bridgeview enjoys a lovely setting in a redbrick Victorian railway station building on the western fringes of Dundee, with a view across the Firth of Tay. Covering everything from breakfast to dinner, the menu major…
Bistro in Dundee


Next door to the Dundee Rep Theatre, and decorated with photos of Scottish actors, this innovative bistro serves a set lunch (two courses £13), pre-theatre menu (two/three courses £17/20, 5pm to 6.30pm) and a gourme…
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 …
Turkish in Dundee


With a charismatic owner, quirky decor and wonderfully aromatic Turkish specialities (İskender kebab is a favourite), it's no wonder that you have to book ahead at this colourful little restaurant, a 20-minute walk …
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…