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Top Choice Museum in Dundee

Discovery Point

The three masts of Captain Robert Falcon Scott's famous polar expedition vessel the RRS Discovery provide a historic counterpoint to the modern architecture of the V&A Design Museum. Exhibitions and audiovisual …
Top Choice Museum in Fraserburgh

Scottish Lighthouse Museum

The fascinating Scottish Lighthouse Museum provides an insight into the network of lights that have safeguarded the Scottish coast for over 100 years, and the men and women who built and maintained them (plus a sobe…
Top Choice Modern Scottish in Broughty Ferry

Tayberry

Neutral decor enriched with splashes of berry purple create an understated atmosphere in which accomplished chef Adam Newth presents gorgeous and colourful confections using fresh and foraged local produce – dishes …
Top Choice Gallery in Banff & Macduff

Duff House

One of Scotland's underappreciated treasures, Duff House is home to an art gallery with a superb collection of Scottish and European art, including important works by Raeburn and Gainsborough. The house is an impres…
Top Choice Scottish in Dundee

Newport

The setting is fabulous, with vast windows overlooking the Firth of Tay, and quirky 'recycled' decor that includes the clever use of an old piano to store cutlery and wine glasses. Graze on an assortment of 'small p…
Top Choice Museum in Dundee

V&A Dundee

The centrepiece of Dundee's revitalised waterfront is this stunning building designed by Japanese architect Kengo Kuma. Opening in September 2018, it houses an outpost of London's Victoria & Albert Museum of art…
Top Choice Museum in Dundee

Verdant Works

One of the fi­nest industrial museums in Europe, the Verdant Works explores the history of Dundee's jute industry. Housed in a restored jute mill, complete with original machinery in working condition, the museum's …
Top Choice Cocktail Bar in Aberdeen

Orchid

The winner of Scotland’s Best Cocktail Bar 2017 is a relaxed and welcoming spot, quietly confident in its wide-ranging knowledge and expertise. Offers regular gin- and whisky-tasting sessions as well as mixology cla…
Top Choice Museum in Elgin

Elgin Museum

Scotland's oldest independent museum is an old-fashioned cabinet of curiosities, a captivating collection artfully displayed in a beautiful, purpose-built Victorian building. Exhibits range from Ecuadorian shrunken …
Top Choice Modern Scottish in Dundee

Castlehill

Thought by many to be worthy of 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 into t…