6 quirky places to eat in Dundee

We all know Scotland's food and drink scene is delicious, fresh and varied, but we have some quirky hidden gems across our cities and regions just waiting for you to uncover. From vintage tea rooms to contemporary décor,  scenic coastal views and traditional dishes from around the world; there's a bit of everything to tingle your taste buds in Dundee.

So, if you haven't uncovered Dundee's eclectic food scene, here are some quirky restaurants and eateries to get you started.

  1. Gallery 48 Westport

    Gallery 48

    © @gallery_48

    What do you get when you combine a tasty food and drink scene with creative artworks and exhibitions? Gallery 48, of course. Nestled in the bustling Westport quarter of Dundee, it's the perfect place to tuck into some mouthwatering tapas and other traditional Spanish dishes. Sip on your favourite cocktail, or find a new favourite, as you browse their multi-faceted exhibition space and ambient atelier, which also hosts regular workshops.

  2. Sol y Sombra Tapas Bar Broughty Ferry

    Sol y Sombra Tapas Bar

    © @solysombratapasbar.dundee

    If you're looking for an authentic tapas bar, look no further than Sol y Sombra. A popular spot in Broughty Ferry for Spanish food and culture with the aim of recreating a traditional Spanish family meal with everyone sharing and enjoying a meal. Alongside the restaurant, there is also a wonderful bar boasting a huge range of gins, beers, wines, spirits and cocktails to try.

  3. Bird & Bear Whitehall Crescent

    Bird & Bear

    © @birdandbeardundee

    If you fancy a night out with delicious cocktail concoctions, Bird & Bear is the place to be. Boasting a bustling atmosphere and a unique décor, complete with hanging bird cages, it's definitely a quirky spot in Dundee. Head along for a tasty experience with some of the highest quality drinks and food in the city.

  4. The Tayberry Broughty Ferry

    Tayberry

    © @tayberrydundee

    Surround yourself in contemporary décor whilst delving into a touch of fine dining at The Tayberry Restaurant - a double AA Rosette restaurant serving up modern Scottish cuisine in Broughty Ferry. Sit back, relax and enjoy this beautiful coastal setting, overlooking the Mouth O' The Tay, and explore the eccentric menus by multi-award-winning chef, Adam Newth.

  5. Pacamara Perth Road

    Pacamara

    © @ifancysomethingtasty

    Set on the bustling Perth Road in the west end of Dundee, Pacamara offers a range of tasty British cuisine. From succulent bacon, Reuben sandwiches and hash browns to sticky toffee pudding, brownies and egg waffles, you'll be spoilt for choice. Wash it all down with a crisp beer or good wine, or enjoy something non-alcoholic such as a chai latte, tea or fresh juices.

  6. King of Islington Union Street

    The King of Islington

    © @thekingofislington

    The King of Islington! You don't have to be a noble or royalty to step foot in this quirky cocktail bar. Crowned Rum Bar of the Year 2018/19, the King of Islington is the home of sugarcane spirits from all across the world, including Guatemala, Guyana, Columbia and Cuba. A true hidden treasure of Dundee - which concoction will you choose?

We hope this has tingled your taste buds and inspired you to get out and experience Dundee's quirky food and drink scene. Find out more about food and drink in Scotland, or plan your own city break.

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