In the last few years, Dundee’s reputation as a vibrant, developing city has meant that many new restaurants, cafes and bars have chosen the city as an ideal place to open their new or latest venture. Keep a check on Dundee City Facebook page for all the latest updates. Some of the latest openings to receive positive reviews include:

Tailend Fish & Chips – Arbroath based fishmerchant, G&A Spink who source all their fish from MSC registered boats from the North Sea have swam over the Tay from their first home in St Andrews to open a new takeaway and sit-in restaurant in Dundee’s Nethergate.

The Bach – eclectic food and craft coffee from indy operators, The Bach (a Kiwi name given to a holiday home where people relax and eat great food.) Many diets such as gluten free and vegan are catered for here. Find The Bach at The Old Flour Mill of Exchange Street.

Draffens – not strictly a restaurant but a speakeasy bar serving great cocktails and snacks, this is a great spot worth searching out in the centre of Dundee. Reviving the spirit of Draffens department store, the memories of old Dundee sit comfortably with a contemporary, cool crowd. No sign outside but look for the light above the doorway, down a lane next to Empire State Coffee.

Eat Dundee Cake

Dundee’s claim to be home of both marmalade and Dundee cake can be found in the Keillor family archive, a Dundee based confectionary business that ranked above Cadbury and Rowntree in the late 1800’s.

Eating and drinking in Dundee

Dundee’s food and drink scene is transforming at a dynamic pace.  Contemporary restaurants and enterprising bistros sit alongside cool coffee houses, tasteful cafes, craft beer bars and good food shops.   For a closer look at Dundee’s flourishing food and drink scene, download the “Dundee Larder: The Guide to the Food and Dr