Shopping

Dundee is often described as ‘a walkable city’, meaning it’s a pleasant stroll around the city centre and neighbouring areas without the need for transport.  In the largely pedestrianised city centre you’ll find a wide selection of known brands and stores in and around The Overgate Shopping Centre and along Marketgate to the Wellgate Shopping Centre – famed for its 40 year old nursery rhyme...

Indie Markets

Many of Dundee’s artists, jewellers, designers and artisan food traders often come together to create pop-up markets particularly in the Summer months or around Christmas time. Recommendations include pop-up Dundee Markets usually held in the City Centre, WASPS Open Days held at WASPS Artist Studios in Meadow Mill and Tea Green pop-up markets in various locations. Keep an eye on Dundee City...

Indie Food Shops

Walking through the door of “Braithwaite’s” coffee and tea merchants on Castle Street is like stepping back in time. Trading since the 19th century, Braithwaite’s roasts its own coffee beans on the premises using a secret age-old method.

Specialist cheese deli “The Cheesery” on the atmospheric Exchange Street stocks local and continental cheeses and has a loyal customer base with...

Scotland’s first fresh veg vending machine installed in Dundee

You might not automatically think about visiting a shopping mall or a boutique hotel to buy your eggs and fruit and veg, but here in Dundee we love to do things differently. In a modern twist on a farm honesty box, Dundee can claim to have led the way in exploring new ways for shoppers to connect with the fantastic fresh food grown on our doorstep. 

Fresh food vending machines,...

Indie Boutiques

You can easily immerse yourself for hours in a sea of vinyl, CD racks and 7” singles at the mutli award-winning “Groucho’s Record Store” on the Nethergate. It’s also a ticket agency for gigs around the country and runs buses to some larger events. Probably one of the...