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The Ship Inn & Waterfront Restaurant


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Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Bar, Seafood, British, Pub, Scottish
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Nice restaurant, went for Sunday lunch for family. We booked and were first to arrive for lunch and asked if we could have a window seat but were refused a it was reserved, no one showed up to occupy this space (1230:145) whilst we were...More

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank bobbyburnfoot
Reviewed 1 week ago

Upstairs restaurant has lovely views and two sets of binoculars are a nice touch for the first time visitor. informed server of dairy allergy, dairy free, vegan and specials menus produced, great work guys. very pleasant serving staff we enjoyed our food and experience. Good...More

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank YoungGordon
Reviewed 1 week ago

The Ship Inn bar staff were friendly and helped us locate a bottle of Scottish whiskey that we wanted to try. They also accommodated our party of 6 at the last minute. My entire group was impressed with the food - especially the haggis fritters...More

Date of visit: February 2019
1  Thank whitaker92411
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stopped in for a spot of lunch during a visit to Dundee. We both has the steak pie which was delicious, great value and a really big serving which hit the spot. We would return again no problem at all.

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank Clauchanholidays
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Visited again today as a family of 5 with 2 dogs. Food was excellent, very good value for money. Service is friendly and the pub has a good atmosphere. Would definitely recommend a visit.

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank JCBScotland
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Ate here Saturday night and once again great food, great service, great staff, great price. What's not to like. Had pre dinner drinks in the bar downstairs and special mention for Carol who looked after us very well. We will hopefully be back soon.

Date of visit: January 2019
1  Thank wilmaBroughtyFerry
Reviewed 7 January 2019

We booked following a friend's recommendation and were not disappointed. The restaurant was packed and the staff had staggered the bookings quite well. We were not rushed and chose the fish pie and Aberdeen Angus lasagne both of which were very tasty and plentiful. The...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Tourerbycar
Reviewed 6 January 2019

Service and food very nice until we tried the chips, horrible and flowery much like Forgans Restaurant in Broughty Ferry, they must buy them from the same supplier! Disappointed with the quality of glasses for drinks - very cheap and nasty. I think they need...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank Ferrylinda
Reviewed 4 January 2019 via mobile

Fantastic food - we had a special of smoked haddock and the other was salmon with chorizo and kids macaroni. The meals were delicious. 100% recommend. The staff were very helpful and attentive. For a Thursday 2 days after New Year it was very busy...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank Audrey M
Reviewed 30 December 2018 via mobile

First time visit to this establishment. Should have went ages ago. Excellent food with a fairly extensive menu. The service was first class served in a restaurant with a lovely atmosphere. After the meal you have the chance to go to the bar to enjoy...More

Date of visit: December 2018
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6 November 2018|
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Response from 950anguse | Reviewed this property |
I think you would be best to phone them re christmas hours. Abe
Jim M
5 August 2018|
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Response from steve c | Property representative |
Hi Jim, kids are allowed in restaurant until 8 pm, and yes we have a kids menu, regards steve
Alyce T
6 July 2018|
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Response from 318misswiggle | Property representative |
Hi the bar is , only prob is ladies toilets are upstairs but can use gents with someone on guard ! Can park on fisher st right outside the ship
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